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Florida star
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Publisher: Eric O. Simpson, Feb. 14, 1981- .

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The Department of Children and Families called JSO Saturday when they could get no one to answer the door, knowing there were three children inside, as they went to check on them. When the officers arrived at the Moncrief residence, they were able to get inside through a window. They found four people inside of the apartment. It was the mother and three children. They were all unresponsive, but still breathing. All four were carried to the hospital where it was determined that Liara McGlothan needed to be committed to Baker Act since this was one of several reports. One of the children told the police that three red vitamins had been given the night before and another said it had received five white pills that tasted nasty. It was told that the pills would help them sleep for a long time. All three children have been taken into custody by the Department of Children and Families. Liara McGlothan was Baker Acted, and arrested for aggravated child abuse. For the Jacksonville, the arrest of Ismet for the death of the beautiful teenager, JaNay Jackson, while she slept, was far too long. Det. R.D. Peck, who has been with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office for ten years, and a traffic homicide detective for five years, investigated the crash involving a fatality. On August 28, 2012, at approximately 2:40 A.M., the defendant drove his Ford Minivan into a bedroom of the residence at 5501 Kennerly Rd., in Jacksonville, FL. The defendant drove through a stop sign, and there were no indications he attempted to stop or steer the van to avoid the impact with the house. The van broke through a concrete block wall, through the exterior brick wall and struck the interior wall on the opposite side of the room. The victim was sleeping in the bedroom, where the van struck, and trapped her between the van and an interior wall. She was extricated from the house and transported to Shands Jacksonville Hospital, where she died from her injuries. The defendant's blood was drawn at Shand's Jacksonville and it was determined there was 52 +/17 ng/mL of Alprazolam (Xanax) in his system. There was also 6.5 +/1.9 ng/mL of 11-Nor-9-carboxy-delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol. The suspect also admitted that he hadn't slept for three days prior to the accident." Both of these medicines may be prescribed for this man as both are in the psychoactive meds-Xanax typically used for anxiety as it is an anti-anxiety medicine, the other is a form of prescribed marijuana which is also noted to be used for psychological issues, possibly when a person has behavior issues or tic. It was not noted on the police report if the medicines had been prescribed, since the person offered this information. The biggest red flag in this incident is the person stated he had not slept for 3 days while taking these medicines. The report also did not mention if he had any driver restrictions due to these medicationss. I do not see the charge of vehicular homicide. In view of the above, it is suspected that it is the reason it took longer for the test www.thefloridastar.com Looking for customers to patronize your business or utilize your services? If you answered YES, then you need to place an ad in The Florida or Georgia Star! CALL 904/766-8834 to place your ad TODAY!! Check, Money Order, Or Credit Cards Accepted ad@thefloridastar.com NORTHEAST FLORIDAS OLDEST, LARGEST, MOST READ AFRICAN AMERICAN OWNED NEWSPAPER I N S I D E Editorial/Opinion......B6 Church..........................A-2 Talk of the Town..............A-4 Area News....................A-6 Caribbean..............A-7 Prep Rap........Back Section Local.....................B-1 Columns...................B-2 Sports....................B-4 Crime&Justice.Front Section Classified & Business... B-7 Presorted Standard U.S. Postage Paid Jacksonville, FL Permit No. 3617 SEPTEMBER 22 SEPTEMBER 28, 2012 VOL. 62 NO. 23 50 CENTS An Award Winning Publication, serving you since 1951. Rated AŽ by the Better Business Bureau Wish to give us a News Story? Call (904) 766-8834 or Send it to: info@thefloridastar.com Read The Florida and Georgia Star Newspapers. Listen to IMPACT Radio Talk Show.WWW.thefloridastar.comThe peoples choice Cant Get to the Store Have The Star Delivered The Florida Star P. O. Box 40629 Jacksonville, FL 32203 The Florida Star, The Georgia Star!(904) 766-8834Still Number One!Striving to make a difference FREE TICKETS CRIME and JUSTICE Mother Committed to Baker Act AMERICA'S #1 GAME SHOW IS TRAVELLING THE COUNTRY.......AND IS COMING TO JACKSONVILLE on Tuesday September 25 2012! To mark their 40th year on TV,"THE PRICE IS RIGHT' created a touring version of the studio show with even more audience interaction! It has the same excitement, games, cash and merchandise prizes, name tags and even the famous Price is Right microphone! Expect the same games, lights, music, and energy that you are use to seeing on television. Many audience members win right from their seat. From Plinko, to Cliffhangers to the Big Wheel, to the fabulous Showcase, The Price Is Right Live! is the only experience that allows you to be the star of the show! Everybody has the exact same opportunity to "Come On Down!" The live show boast that more people are actually called on stage live than in the actual television show! The show is hosted by once a upon a time 95.1 WAPE FM radio host Todd Newton, who promises Just like the TV show you'll get the full experience,the live show is an interactive experience, the audience really has a chance to win some great prizes. It is a lot of fun to just be a part of the audience rooting the contestants on, and hoping your name gets called by Randy West.Ž See you there!....Good Luck! Ismet Sijamphodzic JaNay Jackson 137,000 Names Removed from Floridas Voter Roll -10,000 Pages Floridians, you should be concerned, wake up! There are 137,000 names removed since the 2008 election from Duval Countys Voter Roll. Congresswoman Corrine Brown has scheduled registration on National Registration Day at the Duval County Supervisor of Election office, located at 105 East Monroe Street on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 so all who do or do not understand the serious situation we are about to face. Presidential candidate, Mitt Romney said on March 13, 2012 (it was recorded), addressing a crowd in Prattville, Alabama: I understand how difficult it can be for an African-American in today's society. In fact, I can relate to black people very well indeed. My ancestors once owned slaves, and it is in my lineage to work closely with the black community. However, just because they were freed over a century ago doesn't mean they can now be freeloaders. They need to be told to work hard, and the incentives just aren't there for them anymore. When I'm president I plan to work closely with the black community to bring a sense of pride and work ethic back into view for them.Ž 137,000Continued on A-3 WHY VOTE? The Sports World Brunswick native is SECs Player of the Week How did he do it? See B-3. The Jaguars team did not win but this wife did. See Page B-4 INSIDE Womens Conference Vickie Winans Usher Gets Custody? What is rarely seen in these United States is the father winning custody of his children, but Usher did. Of course, he is not alone in raising his boys. He has the help of his mother and former manger, Jonetta; his grandmother and his aunt, plus a nanny. Should Tameka feel relaxed if their two sons need that much attention? On Oprahs Next Chapter,Ž he talked about a lot of things, including admitting that he had sex with Tamekas bridemaid. Of course, he insinuated that it was done during their separation. Oprah, as always, was thorough. See it yourself. Man Admitted to Impregnating his Girlfriends 11-YearOld Daughter The mother of an 11-year-old daughter took her child to the doctor as she complained about the pains she was experiencing in her stomach. She had her 42year old boyfriend to go with them. While there, he asked for the keys to the car and never returned but later called her to apologize for knocking up your daughter.Ž This man, Gregory Johns continued to call her as he went on a serious crime spree, holding up an elderly woman for 12 hours while again calling his girl friend. He told her that after having been in jail ten times, he would not go back. Police finally located him in a Florida hotel, and as he threatened them with a knife, they shot and killed him. What is going to happen to this child, her unborn baby and her mother? This is a situation for many to think about when it comes to real health care and people with lower to middle income. Gregory Johns, 42 Her Quick Death, His Slow Arrest Rinetta McLaughlin Fefie Dementrious Lawrence

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JACKSONVILLE, FL BARBER Maggie L., 87, died September 13, 2012. BLACKSHEAR Pearl Ruth, 87, died September 15, 2012. BRYANT Millard, 85, died September 10, 2012. BURKE Georgie L., Sr., 74, died September 13, 2012. BURNSED Willard Wayne, 67, died September 11, 2012. CARRACTER Annie, 71, died September 16, 2012. CASH, Helen, 47, died September 13, 2012. CLARK Joyce, 80, died September 16, 2012. COLEMAN Gid Wilbur, 69, died September 13, 2012. CRAIG, Kevin, died September 11, 2012. CYRUS, Robert Harold, 75, died September 13, 2012. DAVIS Lucinda, died September 13, 2012. DAVIS, Raymond, 53, died September 13, 2012. DAVIS, Teresa Norris, died September 14, 2012. DENSON Maria Anita, died September 16, 2012. DORTZBACH, Elmer, 90, died September 16, 2012. DOUGLAS, Howard, 87, died September 16, 2012. ESTAVIA Christopher Mark, died September 14, 2012. FOURAKER, Robert Aaron, 79, died September 14, 2012. HARRIS, Lucille, died September 10, 2012. HENNING, Marie Madeleine, 83, died September 13, 2012. JAMES Charles, died September 14, 2012. LAUCK Patrick, died September 10, 2012. MACON Tillie M., 35, died September 10, 2012. McDUFFIE, Roy, 70, died September 10, 2012. McRAE Allegra Rummel, 84, died September 11, 2012. MERLOCK Elizabeth, died September 12, 2012. MOORE, Maude Johnson, 80, died September 12, 2012. PEARCE Ouida Rocky, 82, died September 16, 2012. PEAVY, Dan, died September 10, 2012. PHILMORE Derrick Vonnier, 47, died September 11, 2012. PILLOW, Sharon Ann, 55, died September 14, 2012. PLANTE, Susan M., 62, died September 13, 2012. POLLARD Perry Danny, 74, died September 11, 2012. ROBINSON, Randy Lamar, Sr., died September 13, 2012. SANDERS Byron Anthony, 61, died September 11, 2012. SAPP, Jewell Bennett, 70, died September 12, 2012. SCOPOLI, Mariano Sonny, Jr., 66, died September 13, 2012. SELVIEGE Patricia Dore, died September 14, 2012. SMITH, Joshua D., 31, died September 12, 2012. TILLMAN -Christison, Baby, died September 10, 2012. VILLA Infant Jazmin Estrella, died September 11, 2012. WASHINGTON, Apostle Lorraine B., died September 10, 2012. WILLIAMS Edward, III, 34, died September 12, 2012. WILLIAMS Zona L., 43, died September 11, 2012. WYNN Amos, Jr., died September 12, 2012.~*~ GEORGIA DEATHS BEASLEY, Jimmy L., died September 16, 2012. HATCHER Betty Virginia Kiff, 77, died September 18, 2012. HAZZARD, Viola Yvonne, 88, died September 13, 2012. PAINE, Bud, died September 18, 2012. ZANGLA Dominick J., 60, died September 13, 2012. Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church 201 East Beaver St. (904) 355-9475 Rev. Pearce Edwing, Sr. Sunday Church School . . . . . . . . . 8:30 a.m. Worship Service . . . . . . . . 10:00 a.m. Wednesday Glory HourŽ Bible Study . . . . . . .10:00 a.m. Jehovah JirehŽ Bible Study . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. 2nd & 4th Thursday Young at Heart Ministry . . .10:00 a.m. Friday Joy Explosion Ministry . . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. The Church DirectoryCome and Worship With UsŽ New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church1824 Prospect Street Jacksonville, FL 32208Sunday School ƒ..............ƒƒƒƒƒƒ..9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Intercessory Prayer...............ƒ..10:45 a.m. Morning Worship ......................11:00 a.m. Youth Church 2nd & 3rd Sundays (Old Sanctuary) Tuesday Pastoral Bible Study ................ 7:00 p.m. Elder Arnitt Jones, Acting Pastor Rev. Joe Calhoun, Pastor Emeritus (904) 764-5727 Church GREATER EL-BETHEL DIVINE HOLINESS CHURCHThe Church Where Everybody Is SomebodyŽBishop Lorenzo Hall., Pastor Street Address: 723 W. 4th St. Jacksonville, Florida 32209 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3575, Jacksonville, Florida 32206Church Telephone: (904) 359-0661 Home: (904) 358-8932 Cell: 710-1586Sunday School.......................................................................................9:30 a.m. Morning Worship.................................................................................11:00 a.m. Tuesday................................................Prayer Meeting & Bible Study,7:00 p.m. Thursday...............................................................................Joy Night,7:00 p.m.Email: Gospell75@aol.com Website: Greaterelbethel.org Faith In Our CommunitySchedule of Events and ServicesPAGE A-2 THE STAR SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 Tune In To WCGL AM RadioForIMPACT IMPACTTuesday and Thursday from 8:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.AtWCGL1360.comThe Florida Star and Impact Striving To Make A Difference! Clara McLaughlin Leath Host Yvonne Brooks Co-Host CHURCH DEATH NOTICES DEATH NOTICES Central Metropolitan C.M.E. Church4611 North Pearl St., Jacksonville, FL 32206 Ofc (904) 354-7426 Fax (904) 354-0934Rev. Marquise Hardrick, Pastor ~ Worship Service ~Sun Church School 9:30a.m. Sun Morning Worship -10:45 a.m. Tues Eve Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Wed Bible Study 12 Noon Wed Feeding Ministry 2:00 p.m. ANNOUNCEMENTS Lion of the Tribe of Judah Ministries, Inc. PASTOR Dr. Sirretta Williams (Temporary services held) 623 Beechwood St., Jacksonville, FL 32206 Sunday School.......10:00 a.m. ~ Sunday Worship .......11:00 a.m. Every 5th Sunday Friends and Family Day Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Direct Phone: 904.866.7047 Office Phone: 904.356.4226 Seeing Beyond The Lifestyle To Save A Life Website: www.lottojm.com Listings are due the Tuesday before the next issue. Email submissions preferred. Send to: Info@TheFloridaStar.com Rev. Marquise & Mrs. Deedra Hardrick Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you; and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.Ž Mathew 28:19-20 C. L. Page Mortuary offers full funeral and cremation services at an affordable price because we care. We are now offering Live Streaming of Funeral and Visitation Services.Ž3031 Moncrief Road Jacksonville, FL 32209Visit us atWWW.CLPAGEMORTUARY.COM Carla L. Page, LFDIC Come join Bishop Dr. Lorenzo Hall Sr.every Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM for Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at The Greater El-Beth-El Divine Holiness Church, located at 723 W. 4th Street, Jacksonville, FL 32209. Ask Us About OurALPHONSO WEST MORTUARY, INC.4409 Soutel Dr. Jacksonville, FL 32208 Tel: (904) 766-9671 Fax: (904) 766-2354 DIRECTORSDeborah West Alphonso West Jacqueline Y. Bartley If there had been a death in your family yesterday, what would you be doing today?FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED Since 1988Pre-Need ForeThought Funeral Planning ProgramIm sorry to have to tell you this...Ž Are You Saved? Ministry Oriented? Love to Ride Motorcycles? Love to Have Fun?Well, if all of the answers are yes, then Rydas 4 Righteousness Motorcycle Ministryis for you!!! Give us a call today to find out what you are missing.Contact Ruth(President) @ 904-674-4339 SAINT PAUL AME CHURCH 6910 New Kings Road, will celebrate the Church's 143rd Anniversary on Sunday, September 23, 2012 The theme is BUILDING THE HOUSE: ADVANCING THE KINGDOM ." The selected scripture is Matthew 16:17-18. Two powerful messages will be proclaimed at 7:30 a.m. and 10:55 a.m. Church school will begin at 9:30 a.m. Pastor Marvin C. Zanders, II and the Disciples of St. Paul extend a warm welcome to friends and the public to share in all worship experiences. Please contact the office of the Church at (904) 764-2755 or the website at stpaulamejax.com for more information. SAINT PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2730 West Edgewood Ave. Rev. James Wiggins, Jr., Pastor. Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship with Holy Communion 11:00 a.m., Wednesdays Bible Study/workshop with light supper @ 6:30 p.m. followed by Evangelism training at 7:00 p.m. Six-week Sermon and Bible Study Series: How to Share your Faith September 5, 2012 October 14, 2012 On Saturday, September 15, 2012 from 8:30 am11:00 am, we will sponsor our annual "Prayer Breakfast" with guest speaker, Justice Peggy Quince. This year's theme will be: Upping the Ante: Unleashing the Power of Prayer We open our doors & hearts to the Community, all are Welcome. NEW FOUNTAIN CHAPEL AME CHURCH 737 Jessie St., with Rev. Louis Kirkland, Pastor, invite you to come celebrate their Annual Eastside Come Together Day September 23, 2012, beginning at 7:00 p.m. with the Reverend Michael Jackson and the Spring Hill Baptist Church. Rev. Louis Kirkland, Pastor. The Jacksonville Local Organizing Committee of the Millions More Movement, Inc., a local non-profit organization is soliciting your support. We are now asking for your help by donating non-perishable items for our fast approaching 'Thanksgiving Basket Give-AWay'. Each year JLOC-MMM Inc., for the past 7 years, has worked hard to bring joy to underserved families in Jacksonville and the surrounding area. You can donate very easy by bringing your non-perishable item / items to 916 N. Myrtle Avenue, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 am until 5:00 pm. You can also call us at 904-240-9133 or 904-354-1775 for pick up. If you want to know more about Jacksonville Local Organizing Committee of the Millions More Movement Inc., visit our website: www.realpagessite.com/jacksonvilleloc. Please help JLOC,MMM Inc., as we work to end the community violence by providing a good, quality education and not more incarceration ." Justice Peggy Quince

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2012THE STAR PAGE A-3 We talked with the Supervisor of Election to find out why so many names could be removed, and he explained. Removal and Reinstatement of Names on Voter Rolls If the supervisor of elections receives change of address information from jury notices signed by the voter and returned to the courts, from the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, or from other sources indicating that the voter might have changed his or her legal address, the supervisor of elections office will send an address confirmation final notice to the voter. All voters who have been mailed an address confirmation final notice and who do not return the form within 30 days will be placed on the inactive voter registration list. Voters on the inactive list may be reinstated by updating their voter registration, appearing to vote, or requesting a vote by mail ballot, providing their status has not changed. However, after two general elections from the date the notice was sent, all inactive voters who show no activity will be removed from the registration records and must register again in order to vote. (See Section 98.065, Florida Statutes) What this means is that we have work to do and he has agreed to help, where legally possible. First, we must be prepared.Types of Identification AcceptedCurrent and valid photo and signature identification are required to vote at the polls. A voter who fails to show photo and signature identification will be required to vote a provisional ballot. Acceptable forms of identification include: Florida driver license Florida identification card issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles United States passport Debit or credit card Military identification Student identification Retirement center identification Neighborhood association identification Public assistance identification It is important that when getting an acceptable ID, you must first, have a certified copy of your birth certificate. If you have had a name change since birth, then it is imperative that you show a certified copy of the mrriage license or document that changed your name, no matter how often you changed your name and recorded such on public records. ONLY certified documents are acceptable. We are aware of a lady who is 92 years old, and was married in 1940. She was born in Jacksonville but married in Georgia. Therefore, she had to contact Georgia to get her certified marriage certificate since her marriage occurred after 1935. Her husband passed some years ago and she never remarried. Yet, she had to show how her name was changed from birth. The deadline to register is October 9th. Early voting begins on October 27th. It is important that you check the list if you have not voted in more than two federal elections, and have your friends, relatives and associates do the same. The list of those removed from the voters roll is in alphabetical order so, if you suspect your name or someone you know name has been removed, please contact them or call the office of the Supervisor of Elections at (904) 630-1414 or www.duvalelections.com. Reach them on facebook or twitter at: www.twitter.com/duvalcountysoe. 137,000 Continued from A-1 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALENotice is hereby given that commencing at JESSIE'S IJNION 76, 2423 Edison Ave., (904)384-6751 at 9:30 a.m.. on October I 0, 2012. These liens are claimed for labor und parts. The tollowing vehicles will be tor sale and cash is required. 2001 Ford Expedition vin#( lFMRUl5W51LB62703) $1385.16. 2003Chevrolet Impala vin# (2G1 WF52E539301462) $293.55. Scaled bids will be accepted. These liens are subject to entorcemcnt pursuant to section 713.585, Florida Statutes and vehicles may be sold to satisfy these liens. The owner of the vehicle or any person claiming an interest in or lien thereon has a right to a hearing at any time prior to the scheduled date of sale by filing a demand for hearing with the clerk of the circuit court in Duval county and mailing copies of the demand for hearing to all other owners and Iicnors as reflected on the notice. The owner of the vehicle has a right to recover possession of the vehicle without instituting judicial proceedingsby posting bond in accordance with the provisions of section 559.917, Florida Statutes (Motor Vehicle Repair Act, see Exhibit D). Any procetds from the sale of the vehicle remaining after payment of the amount claimed to he due and owing to the lienor will be deposited with clerk of the circuit court for disposition upon court order. MVR#MV'7'1.l, €11 FLORIDA COURT SETS ATHEIST HOLY DAY In Florida, an atheist created a case against Easter and Passover Holy days. He hired an attorney to bring a discrimination case against Christians and Jews and observances of their holy days. The argument was that it was unfair that atheists had no such recognized days. The case was brought before a judge. After listening to the passionate presentation by the lawyer, the judge banged his gavel declaring, "Case dismissed!" The lawyer immediately stood and objecting to the ruling saying, "Your honor, How can you possibly dismiss this case? The Christians have Christmas, Easter and others. The Jews have Passover, Yom Kippur and Hanukkah, yet my client and all other atheists have no such holidays..." The judge leaned forward in his chair saying, "But you do. Your client, counselor, is woefully ignorant." The lawyer said," Your Honor, we are unaware of any special observance or holiday for atheists." The judge said, "The calendar says April 1st is April Fools Day. Psalm 14:1 states, 'The fool says in his heart, there is no God.' Thus, it is the opinion of this court, that, if your client says there is no God, then he is a fool. Therefore, April 1st is his day. Court is adjourned..." THE ABOVE IS A JOKE. VOTING IS NOT! LEARN ABOUT VOTING RIGHTS LAWS

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PAGE A-4THE STARSEPTEMBER 22, 2012 Talk of the Town! Talk of the Town! Frances Bradley Columnist frances@thefloridastar.comVolume Burks, Photographer E kaabo (eh-kah-bow). Welcome. NAME THAT TUNE!Ba doo ba doo ba doo ba doo doo. Doooo doo. Ba doo ba doo ba doo ba doo doo. Doooo doo. Ba doo ba doo ba doo ba doo doo. Doooo doo. Dooo doo doo doo doo. Doooo doo.Ž If you guessed the opening bars of So WhatŽ from Miles (no last name required) album, Kind of Blue youre a REAL jazz lover! IN JAZZ WE TRUST. Speaking of jazz lovers, readers of TALK OF THE TOWN! were introduced to the only jazz club in town, Jazzland Caf on the citys Arlington-sideŽ (you know, like Northside, Westside, Eastside, Southside), in our first column one year ago and throughout the year. Carole Freeman owner of the club, is a jazz aficionado, who presents live jazz every Friday and Saturday night and a jam session on Tuesdays (havent made it yet, but I hear it is a blast). Recently we stopped in to catch the debut performance of Femunician Jazz Ensemble, an all-female jazz band. They were smoking! Headed by flutist, Linda Witsell the group includes Allana Southerland … saxophone, Joyce Genwright bass guitar, Gwenetta McIntyre … piano, and Melanie Di Lorenzo drums. The ensemble came about as the result of a suggestion from Jazzlands Freeman to Witsell, who has played with other bands at the club. And the rest, as they say, is history. Femunician will appear monthly at Jazzland. Jazzland is located at 1324 University Boulevard (near the corner of University and Arlington Road). For the clubs calendar and other information, visit www.jazzlandcafe.com or call (904) 240-1009. Jacksonville Jazz Society Presents a Jazz Fling in White. All this talk about jazz makes me want to talk about jazz! TALK OF THE TOWN! readers, did you know that our city, once known as Cowford, home of the Jacksonville Jaguars, lead by its first African-American mayor (in the year of our first African-American President of the United States) has a real, live jazz organization? We do. It is the Jacksonville Jazz Society Actually, one would expect a city the size of Jacksonville, which boasts the largest, free jazz festival in the nation, to have a group dedicated to the promotion of the musical art form known as jazz. The Jacksonville Jazz Society, about 3 or 4 years old, was originally known as the Ritz Jazz Society. The association continues to grow under the leadership of Anthony Harmon, President, Naim Rashid, Vice President, Linda Witsell, Secretary, and Marquetta Sturdivant, Treasurer The society recently held an elegant soiree and fund raiser at The Place Carl Gambles banquet room at 8 th and Main in Springfield. Members and guests were chic in all white attire, while enjoying delicious delectables catered by Carl and dancing to the sounds of live music by Pierre & Company. Membership in the society is open to anyone who is interested in all genres of jazz music. The group enjoys attending jazz sets around the city, travelling to jazz festivals (they are planning a trip to the French Quarter Festival in New Orleans, April, 2013), and listening to and discussing the nuances of the music. Contact ear.on.jazz@gmail.com for more information. Frances Bradley with Carl Gamble, Owner, The Place and Carl's on Main Street Aren't they lovely, left to right, Gloria Gardner, Linda Witsell, Karen Brown, and Shirley Douglas? "Barmeister" Linnie Williams of Carl's Main Street Catering Pretty in white, left to right, Diane Ricketts, Velma Adams, Paula Myrick, and Ida Commodore Ok Sun Burks, Ken Hamilton, Frances Bradley join Helen Holloway and friend Queenie Thompson of Orlando with best bud, Vimilakshi Archer The Galvins Jazz Society members have fun! Jazzland Cafe's Owner Carol Freeman, with The Southern Art Music Ensemble, left to right, ,Alfred Salvant, George Rodgers, Michael Decuir, and Michael Ryce Kenny MacKenzie Trio: Kenny MacKenzie, piano, Scott Mariash, drums, and John Pellegrino, bass "Femunician", left to right, Gwenetta McIntyre, Joyce Genwright, Allana Southerland, Melanie Di Lorenzo-, and Linda Witsell with Carole Freeman Enjoying the music are, left to right, N'goma and Normadine Woolfrite, Millie and Warren Small Longineu Parsons Quartet Carole Freeman "Femunician" on stage at Jazzland Cafe Jacksonville Jazz Society officers, left to right, Anthony Harmon, Marquetta Sturdivant, Linda Witsell, and Na'im Rashid

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PAGE A-6 THESTAR SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 ENTERTAINMENT OogielovesDelighting Children Everywhere!By Rych McCain, feedbackrych@sbcglobal.net and Facebook Photos Courtesy of Kenn Viselman Presents In a fairytale village called Lovelyloveville; there live three tight knit friends who happen to be Oogieloves. They are colorful and full of clean, honest fun. The green one is Goobie He is stereotypically branded as nerdy because he scientastically loves science, is an inventor and wears glasses. The yellow girl Oogielove is Zoozie, who speaks every language including Animal and loves everything to do with sparkles and the color pink. Rounding out the trio via the color purple is Toofie, a fearless adventurer who faces every obstacle with unabashed excitement and courage. The film centers on the trio planning to give their sleepy pillow friend Schluuty a surprise birthday party and gifting him with five magic balloons. Unfortunately, on the way to the party, their buddy J. Edgar the vacuum cleaner was bringing the balloons and goofed up and let go of them and they drifted away in the sky. The three Oogieloves then set out to find the five magic balloons with the help of Windy Window and the adventure begins. On the way they run into very interesting people. Oogieloves is filled with music and interactive entertainment that will encourage the children to sing and even get up and dance with the characters on screen via on screen cues to tell them when to begin and stop. The whole concept of Oogieloves comes from veteran childrens entertainment creator Kenn Viselman who gave the world Thomas the Tank EngineŽ and the Teletubbies.Ž Viselmans cast reads like a whos-who of showbusiness including Grammy winner Toni Braxton, Academy Award winner Cloris Leachman, Emmy winner Christopher Lloyd, Academy Award Nominated Chazz Palminteri, Cary Elwes and Jamie Pressly. Viselman went to see a Tyler Perry movie in a predominantly African-American theater and was taken back by the fact that Blacks talk back to the screen. So when asked where he got the idea for a childrens movie that would allow them to interact with the screen he laughs saying, For me, I had this question. What would make a movie appropriate? What would get young kids to go to a movie and actually be able to enjoy themselves?Ž The Tyler Perry experience stuck in his head and the Oogielove interactive concept was born. Viselman continued, We looked for really good character actors, we tried to create something between the musical sounds and the little jokes that everyone would understand including the youngest viewer but wouldnt alienate the care giver whos there saying huh, Im going to hate going to this movie but Im doing it anyway. That wasnt the kind of show I wanted to make.Ž Viselman is a strong proponent to GŽ rated films especially for children and objects to the violence and other negative offerings in PG rated films just so the studios can lure the parents and children into the theaters. He explains, Its just not necessary. I believe that there is enough violence in the world that we can have 83 minutes of love. We can show kids love. Kids learn from the behavior that they see. Why do we have to present hell to them? Why do we have to tell them theres something evil so you had better be good or youll experience evil? Why cant we just experience love? So we put the Oogieloves in Lovelyloveville for that reason. ************************************Rych McCains Hollyhood Notes!By Rych McCain, feedbackrych@sbcglobal.net and FacebookTV : A busy year for Actress Vanessa Bell Calloway continues with a guest role on Matthew Perrys new NBC series Go OnŽ Playing the mother of Owen (Tyler James Williams), a member of Perrys support group, Calloway was initially invited to guest star in one episode but has already been invited to return. Calloway is also currently in production on John Wells top-rated hour-long drama ShamelessŽ (January 2013) on Showtime. In addition, she will appear in three upcoming feature films: The Obama Effect,Ž The Under Shepherd,Ž and The Last Fall,Ž winner of the HBO Best Feature Film Award at the Marthas Vineyard African American Film Festival (2012). Go OnŽ airs Tuesdays at 9/8c on NBC. Its time for another revolution! Gabriel Iglesias is back at it and taking over the Ft. Lauderdale Improv with his funniest friends for the second season of Gabriel Iglesias Presents StandUp Revolution,Ž premiering on Comedy Central on Thursday, October 4 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Iglesias opens each of the six episodes with all-new material, introducing several stand-up guests throughout each show. Comedian, long-time friend and the craziest man in show businessŽ Martin Moreno returns as the show announcer and guest commentator, and three-time GRAMMY Award-winners Ozomatli are also back to rock out as the house band. New this season, Fluffy gets animated for several never-before-seen cartoons. Comedians stopping by to join the fun include Ian Bagg, Tony Baker, Dov Davidoff, Pablo Francisco, Dillon Garcia, Nick Guerra, Trevor Noah, Thai Rivera, Alfred Robles, Wil Sylvince, Gina Yashere, and Dustin Ybarra. Actor and comedian Mike Epps will once again host this years BET HIP HOP AWARDS The festivities will tape from the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center in Atlanta on Saturday, September 29, 2012 with the network premiere on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 8:00 pm*. Festival : The short film Juliette Fairleys Mulattos Dilemma (JFMD) premiered this weekend at the New York International Film Festival in Los Angeles to a full house at the Raleigh Film Studios in Hollywood this past weekend.It is rewarding to sit in the audience and experience the viewers response to my work,Ž said Fairley. What started as a solo show that Fairley performed alone off-Broadway two years ago at the Roy Arias Theater in New York and the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks has quickly gained significance on the film festival circuit due to the television syndication of the prequel Mulatto Saga. JFMD is the sequel to the short film Mulatto Saga, which is currently airing on network affiliates and cable stations across the country, including KCAL …TV in Los Angeles and CBS in New York. Movies : The Oogieloves in The Big Ballon Adventure. Kenn Viselman Presents Starring Toni Braxton, Cloris Leachman, Christopher Lloyd, Chazz Palminteri, Cary Elwes and Jaime Pressly. Directed by Matthew Diamond. Written by Scott Stabile The Oogieloves created by Kenn Viselman. Produced by Kenn Viselman and Gayle Dickie. The three Oogieloves had planned a surprise birthday party for their friend Schluufy the pillow. They were going to give him five magic balloons but their friend who was delivering the balloons to them accidently let them go and fly into the sky when his bike crashed. The Oogieloves then got on their bikes to find the balloons and the adventure begins. This is a wholesome flick for 3 to 7 year-olds. Children over that age may loose interest. Sleepwalk With Me. IFC Films. Starring Mike Birbiglia, Lauren Ambrose, James Rebhorn and Carol Kane Writer & Director, Mike Birbiglia. Co-Directed by Seth Barrish. Produced by Ira Glass. This is a comedy but it is based on the true story of comedian Mike Birgiglia who is a habitual sleep walker in real life. Sleep walking is a brain dysfunction where the mind cannot distinguish between things that go on in a dream and real life. So while they are asleep, they physically get up and act out what they are dreaming about like it is real. Some parts are funny but others are serious like the time Birbiglia was dreaming that he was on a crashing spaceship and the only way out was to jump through a window in the spaceship. Unfortunately, the dream was so real that he actually got up and jumped out of a second story hotel window while still sleep and had to be hospitalized. This is one of those small, odd type of movies that only a select few can appreciate. Hit up my blogs: www.rychmccainhollyhoodnotes.blogspot.com www.rychmccainreviewwagon.blogspot.com Study, Observe and Win! Rych************************************Americas Young Globals See U.S. Role Differently, Author Says He Notes Benefits of Millennials Itch to Travel, Work Abroad By Ross H. Palfreyman Just a couple decades ago, only the young adult children of the very rich, the very religious or the very adventurous ventured abroad to live and work in other cultures. It was a life-changing experience for those of us fortunate enough to be offered it,Ž says Ross Palfreyman a lawyer who recounts his two years as a young missionary during the 1970s in Two Years in Gods Mormon Army (www.mormonarmy.net). If you had wealthy parents, joined the Peace Corps or belonged to a faith with a belief in mission work, you were able to develop empathy and a broader world view at a younger age,Ž he says. In my church, young men typically go abroad for their mission trip at 19 years old and stay for two years. For Baptists, it may be a group of high school students spending their spring break building a church in Haiti. Whatever the reason, the lessons learned were the same: Less ethnocentricity, the gratification that comes from service to your fellow man, self-discipline, self-sacrifice.Ž Travel abroad for work and study is no longer the experience of a select few and that has helped shape Americas young adults for the better, Palfreyman says. Surveys show they have a global world view fostered by the internet and social networks that cross boundaries. Having online friendsŽ in other countries and being immediately connected to events in faraway lands through social networks such as Twitter makes them curious about and respectful of other cultures, he says. Americas young adults are the First Globals, a term coined by the pollster John Zogby,Ž Palfreyman says. The group of people born from 1979 to 1990 travel; they embrace and feel connected to other cultures; they want to make a difference.Ž Thats exactly what his two years as a missionary did for him, Palfreyman says. He notes these characteristics of 22to 33-year-olds: € Two-thirds have passports. By comparison, according to officials from the U.S. Travel Association, less than one-third of all Americans … 30 percent … have passports. Two of five Globals say they expect to live and work in a foreign capital at some time in their lives. € 270,000 young people studied abroad in 2009-10. In 1989-90, only about 30,000 did so, according to the International Institute of Education. While Western European countries are still their top destinations, students are increasingly choosing more far-flung locales, especially China and other Asian nations. € They want to make the world a better place to live." A study of 10,000 adults by Campbell & Co. fundraising consultants found this group is more likely than any other generation to cite world improvement as the key reason for their philanthropy. (They also give just as much as other generations.) € They want to make a global impact. The Campbell study found they are most likely of all age groups to respond positively to messages that focus on the global impact of an organization's work. The problems we face today, such as global warming and regional conflicts, will require nations and cultures to work together toward solutions, Palfreyman says. This generation just might be able to achieve that.Ž

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2012THESTAR R. KELLY, TREYSONGZ ANDDAMIANMARLEYAMONG SINGERSSIZZLINGATJAMAICASREGGAESUMFEST PAGEA-7 R&B star Trey Songz BALTIMORE-A racial and sexual orientation discrimination lawsuit against the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel heads to trial this month in Howard County Circuit Court following an investigation by a federal compliance office that faulted the lab's April 2009 firing of the plaintiff, Desyree Dixon, of Baltimore. In her court complaint, Ms. Dixon recited numerous incidents of racial and sexual orientation harassment and discrimination since she began working at APL in the fall of 2007. She maintained that her termination was an example of the retaliation against her for protesting how she was treated. Her complaint describes Ms. Dixon as a gay, African American female of Jamaican descent. She had worked as a recruiter in APL's human resources department. "We are optimistic that if this goes to court, Howard County jurors will say what happened to Ms. Dixon was wrong, even if it was done by one of Howard County's largest employers," said David A. Branch, the attorney representing Ms. Dixon. "APL is a large federal contractor, and its refusal to date to correct its rampant culture of discrimination and retaliation, despite multiple federal rulings, is inexplicable. If what happened to Ms. Dixon can go on at one of Maryland's largest employers, it's clear that we have lots of work to do to ensure that the civil rights of all workers are upheld regardless of their race, religion or sexual orientation." According to the complaint, Ms. Dixon's coworkers subjected her to relentless harassment, homophobic jokes and comments. For instance, the complaint recites a conversation during a meeting in early 2008. "...a team member discussed a job candidate who had an androgynous appearance. The team member remarked in front of the entire team that it was impossible to tell whether 'it was a he or a she.' Other team members laughed at the joke. Plaintiff asked the team member whether the job candidate was hired. The team member responded, 'Of course not. If he or she can't even figure out what they are how are they going to do the job.' The complaint noted that Ms. Dixon's supervisor, Rebecca Casanova, who is white Hispanic, was present at this meeting, as well as on other occasions when inappropriate racial and sexual comments were made. Moreover, the complaint cited the response from Ms. Casanova after the supervisor learned that her new employee was gay. "Ms. Casanova later told Plaintiff that Plaintiff should not tell people in the Space Department that she was gay, especially the managers, because they 'are conservative' and would not react positively to the information. Ms. Casanova later said, 'This is great I get to check five boxes for you: gay, black, female, Jamaican, and Catholic." At another time, the complaint said that Ms. Casanova told Ms. Dixon that JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY APPLIED PHYSICS LAB ACCUSED OF RACIAL AND SEXUAL ORIENTATION DISCRIMINATION; CASE HEADS TO TRIAL THISWEEK she and her daughter had gone to see the play, Lion King. "Ms. Casanova stated to Plaintiff that Plaintiff reminded Ms. Casanova of the monkey in the Lion King because of his hair and the animated way he jumped around." Furthermore, the complaint noted that after talking to supervisors about the inappropriate behavior of her colleagues, Ms. Dixon was terminated in April 2009 when the lab contended that she did not follow proper policy with her timecards and mischarged 3.6 hours of time. Under federal contracting laws, APL is subject to regulations applied by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). Ms. Dixon asked OFCCP to investigate her wrongful termination. In May, OFCCP determined that APL applied its timecard policy inconsistently by failing to terminate "a non-minority male employee who was found guilty of timecard fraud on several occasions." OFCCP concluded that APL's termination of Ms. Dixon, a "positively performing employee" was under a timecard fraud policy that was inconsistently applied and "fails every reasonable test of a pattern and practice." Remarking on Ms. Dixon's complaints, as well as others reviewed by OFCCP, Mr. Branch said, "This isn't like the local Human Rights office, which often doesn't have the resources to fully investigate cases and simply issues a right to sue letter. This is the federal government the same federal government that gives APL hundreds of millions a year in federal contracts. It dedicated the resources to really examine every person's claims and found in each of these cases that APL violated its federal contracts." Beanie Man Tessane Chyn Elephant Man Lady Saw Damian Marley R.Kelly fans thrilled in his performance

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 THESTAR PAGEB-1 Mayor Alvin Browns Wife, Santhea Keynote Speaker As Sinal Sisters in Christ Host 12th Annual Women's Conference The women of Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church in Jacksonville recently held their 12th annual womens conference under the theme, Spiritual Transformation Romans 12:1-2. The sisters of the Mount as they are often referred to had the pleasure of hosting Mrs. Santhea Hicks-Brown as keynote speaker at the event. The wife of the Mayor of Jacksonville, Alvin Brown encouraged and uplifted the women in her address. The SSIC (Sinai Sisters In Christ) are certainly proud of their organization which began back in 2000. After vision development and determining the needs, Pastor R. L. Gundy suggested the name Sinai Sisters in Christ and as a result, the ministry was birthed. The first President was Sis. Vermeil Kielce. She maintained her post Tara R Smith and Iva M. Smith Soulful gospel great Vickie Winans bought the house down during the Annual Black and White Ball. Attendees included our own publisher C The Sinai Sisters In Christ Women's Ministry: Mas Spice, Betty J. Cothron, Janet Jones, Jackie Alderman, Eloise Burroughs, Mary Kimbrough, Classie Roberts, Jackie Jones, Santhea Hicks Brown wife of Jacksonvilles Mayor Alvin Brown, Wallette Gundy Chair, Caroly Wood, Delores Gordon, Sandra Thompson, Loraine Brown, Kimberly Smokes, Lola Salters, Rose Johnson, Willie M McGray, Virginia Daise, Doris Erv in, Alice Melton, Roslyn Robinson, Julia Floyd, Shirley Williamson, Evelyn Jackson, Patricia Greene, Mary McDougal, and Laver Sanders. Sandra Thompson and Pastor R. L. Gundy Wallette Gundy Chair, Keynote Speaker Santhea HicksBrown, wife of Jacksonvilles Mayor Alvin, Cora Albertie, and Sheryl Walker. until the torch was passed on to Sis. Wallette Gundy who became the new Chair of the SSIC in 2003 It was determined that there was an absolute need to bring all the women of the church together to meet the total needs of the girls and women within the ministry, said a spokeswoman. We address, educate and discuss them on a variety of topics including, domestic violence, Christian Education, evangelism, women health issues, and conduct exercise classes. We also participate in round table discussions with the young girls, support college and university students, and conduct annual retreats, workshops, and conferences. Overall, she noted, Our goal and mission is to meet the needs of the total women spiritually, socially, economically, educationally and informed politically. Gospel Legend Vickie Winans Delivers During New Bethel AMEs Second Annual Black And White Ball At The Wyndham Photos by Angela Favors-Morrell, Florida/Georgia Star

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The Patterns Show, The Art Center Premier Gallery on Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at 50 N. Laura Street, Suite 150, Bank of America Tower, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Forward's Forum: Are We Stuck in Reverse? ThisWednesday, September 26, 2012, at the Community First Credit Union (Lee Street), 637 N. Lee Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. For more information call 904.354.8537. Leon Russell, at theFlorida Theatre, on Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at 128 E. Forsyth Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Please call 904.355.2787 for any information. Movies @ Main 2012: Pirate of the Caribbean: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL, onThursday, September 27, 2012, at the Jacksonville Main Library, 303 N. Laura Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Contact 904.630.2665 for all information. Brad Paisley with The Band Perry and Scotty McCreery, onThursday, September 27, 2012, at the Veterans Memorial Arena, 300 A. Philip Randolph Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32202. MOSH After Dark: Beer Workshop with Intuition Ale Works, on Thursday, September 27, 2012, at the Museum of Science and History (MOSH), 1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207. Call 904.396.MOSH for any information. Wines of the World: A Food and Wine Experience, this Friday, September 28, 2012, at the Jacksonville Main Library, 303 N. Laura Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. For more information contact 904.630.2665. Batch 19 Presents: Professor Whiskey's Traveling Bizarre Bazaar's Roaring 20's Pre-Prohibition Party, on Friday, September 28, 2012, at the The Phoenix Taproom, 325 W. Forsyth St., Jacksonville, FL 32206. For more information call 904.634.8813 River Rally River City Bluez Band, Friday, September 28, 2012, at the River City Brewing Company, 835 Museum Cir., Jacksonville, FL 32207.Call 904.398.2299 for additional information. Community Activities, contd......PAGE B 2THE STAR SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 *****/Community Activities CANCELED Jacksonville Got Talent, on Saturday September 22, 2012, Times Union Center for Performing Arts, 300 W. Water Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Hemophilia Walk, this Saturday, September 22, 2012, The Jacksonville Landing 2 Independent Dr. W., Jacksonville, FL 32202. Call 904.353.1188 for mor information. White Scripts and Black Supermen: Black Masculinities in American Comic Books onSaturday, September 22, 2012, at the Jacksonville Main Library, 303 N. Laura Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Contact 904.630.2665 for more information. CFF Tailgate Kickoff to a Cure, this Sunday, September 23, 2012, at the EverBank Field, 1 Everbank Field Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Contact 904.633.6100 for additional information. Come out and join River Region Human Services and Gateway Community Services for the annual RECOVERY WALK. September marks the 23rd annual observance of National Recovery Month (Recovery Month).Contact Kenneth Arnold at (904) 899-6300, ext. 4444, or KArnold@rrhs.org for more details.Visit our Strength through Recovery Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/StrengththroughRecovery. Sunday Night Jam, this Sunday, September 23, 2012, at the Underbelly, 113 E. Bay St., Jacksonville, FL 32202 Musician's Monday, 1904 Music Hall, at 19 N. Ocean St., Jacksonville, FL 32202, on Monday September 24, 2012. Please call 904.434.3475 for any information. Art With A Heart in Heathcare Exhibition, MOCA Jacksonville, on Monday, September 24, 2012, at 333 N. Laura Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Contact 904.366.6911 for additional information. ReFocus: Art of the 1980s, MOCA Jacksonville, this Monday, September 24, 2012, 333 N. Laura Street, .Jacksonville, FL 32202. For more detailed information call 904.366.6911. Downtown Top to Bottom Walking Tour, onTuesday, September 25, 2012 at The Jacksonville Landing, at 2 Independent Dr. W., Jacksonville, FL 32202. Price Is Right, Live! Tuesday, September 25, 2012, at the Times Union Center for Performing Arts, 300 W. Water Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Call 904 633.6110 for all information. Free Workshop: 5 Reasons why your business should have a Mobile APP, Hampton Inn, Tuesday, September 25, 2012, at 1331 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32207. Contact 904.396.7770 for additional information. 3rd Annual Smart Women Make Change Event, on Wednesday September 26, 2012 Hyatt Regency at Jacksonville Riverfront, 225 E. Coastline Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32202. (StatePoint) As a woman, you most likely experience aches and pains from your daily activities no matter what your lifestyle entails. In fact, a recent study shows 89 percent of women experience some type of muscle or joint pain every year, and 63 percent experience it weekly, according to ProAct, an independent marketing research firm. But whether the discomfort stems from a day at work, strenuous exercise or housework, pain has its price -from feeling tired and low on energy, to contributing to feelings of stress, depression and frustration. Before discomfort gets the better of you, reduce your risk for pain and relieve the aches you already have with these simple measures: € Avoid overexertion: Dont save all your heavy-duty chores for one weekend, especially if youre not regularly active. If you suddenly spend the whole day cleaning out your basement, or climbing ladders to clear gutters, muscle strain or overexertion is highly likely,Ž says family physician Elena Klimenko, M.D. You have to let muscles build up gradually.Ž The same goes for working out. Consult a physician or fitness professional to build an exercise routine safely. € Relax: Hot baths, gentle stretching and meditation can help prevent and relieve stress-related muscle tension and stiffness. Even if it means putting the kids to bed early or turning your phone off for an hour, incorporate stress-free down time into your busy day, every day. € Relieve: Next time you experience pain, avoid popping conventional painkillers that masks symptoms. A homeopathic medicine works with your body to relieve not only pain, but also swelling, which is a common reason for pain,Ž says Dr. Klimenko. It does so without the risk of drug interactions or complications, even if combined with pharmaceuticals.Ž For example, Dr. Klimenko recommends Arnicare Gel from Boiron, an over-thecounter gel that can be applied anywhere on the body to reduce muscle pain and stiffness, swelling from injuries, and bruises. Because it relies on a natural active ingredient, you can safely use it as a first line therapy to relieve pain. More information can be found at www.Arnicare.com. € Maintain a healthy weight: Excess weight puts undue stress on joints. Try a diet that promotes joint and tissue heath. Eat foods high in Omega-3 fatty acids like salmon. Add flaxseeds to salads or try cooking with mustard seed, ginger, turmeric or cayenne pepper, all of which have anti-inflammatory properties. € Take breaks from computer work: ProActs research shows that womens aches and pains stem more from daily activities like sitting at a computer too long than from injuries. Be sure to take periodic walking breaks or sit on a ball to keep muscles activated. While modern life has created challenges that lead to aches and pains, Dr. Klimenko says women dont need to grin and bear it. You can take proper care of yourself to avoid pain and treat aches naturally before they get out of hand.Ž For more natural health tips, follow Dr. Klimenkos blog at www.DrElenaKlimenko.com. ***** Five Tips for Women to Deal with Everyday Aches and Pains Announcements, meetings, happenings, and community events scheduled in Jacksonville and the surrounding area Get Savvy about Healthcare to Protect Your Family (StatePoint) Health care costs are on the rise. Between a maturing baby boom population and an explosion of available tests, treatments and devices, Americans spend about twice as much per capita for healthcare compared to other western countries. Some experts warn that despite legislation like the Affordable Care Act that promises to expand quality coverage to everyone, there are still a lot of unknowns about the future of healthcare in this country. Getting savvy about your health and the future of healthcare politics can help protect you and your family, no matter what trends we see in the years to come,Ž says Virgil Simons, Founder and President of The Prostate Net, a non-profit patient education and advocacy organization. Here are some important steps to consider: € Know your health risks. Some populations are more susceptible to certain diseases than others, and if you have a family history of a particular disease, you may be genetically predisposed for a certain condition. Take advantage of free screenings where possible and make realistic and appropriate decisions about what diagnostic exams are important for you to receive. Testing for the sake of testing can add enormous costs to your health care bills and may not be worth the price tag. € Disparity in quality of care is often due to lack of knowledge. Empower yourself to get better care with free resources. For example, The Prostate Nets bimonthly In the KnowŽ newsletters serve as a thorough review of information and developments in healthcare of critical importance to men. You can access the free newsletters online or order a print edition at www.ProstateNet.com/intheknow_a.htm. € A recent study conducted by the Commonwealth Fund found that uninsured and underinsured U.S. women are more likely to skip care because of costs than women in 10 other industrialized nations. Be an advocate for affordable care by becoming an active voter and engaging your elected officials. € Seek alternate sources of information. Health symposiums and conventions, for example, bring together patients and doctors for a healthy exchange of information not normally available. The Prostate Cancer Educational Symposium is a series of events that are free to attend and will address risk awareness, treatment options, and disease management. To register, visit www.TheProstateNet.org/Symposium.html. € Take steps to reduce your chance of being diagnosed with a life-threatening disease. You can start by eliminating risky habits like smoking, reducing your intake of alcohol and highly processed foods, and eating a diet rich in vegetables, lean meats and whole grains. Obesity increases your risk for diseases like cancer, heart disease and diabetes. Incorporate exercise into your day to help maintain a healthy weight. No matter what the future holds politically for healthcare reform, Americans can become their own health advocates by getting informed. *****

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SEPTEMBER 22 THESTAR Former Pirates Player Slays It On The Field Earning SEC Defensive Player Of The Week Title By DEMETRIOUSLAWRENCE Florida/Georgia Star If South Alabama has any chance to upset No. 23 Mississippi State this week one thing is for certain do not throw to Darius Slays side of the field! Slay, the Bulldogs' do-everything star, was this weeks the SEC Defensive Player of the Week. The electrifying senior defensive back has certainly earned it Slay recorded six tackles, two interceptions, a fumble recovery and a pass break up in the Bulldogs' 30-24 win over Troy. Slay's four interceptions this year has him tied for the most in the nation. Mississippi State first signed him out of Brunswick, Ga., where he played with the Brunswick High Pirates as an all-state running back and defensive back. He was named All-State by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution at defensive back following his senior season. Slay was also chosen for the Georgia North-South All Star Game plus he rushed for over 1,300 yards and 15 touchdowns in the 2008 season. He intercepted six passes with two touchdown returns. Then he committed to Mississippi State in July 2010 over offers from Kentucky, Georgia and Oklahoma State. Slay then went on to play two seasons at Itawamba [MS] CC for Coach Jon Williams and was twice named an All-Region selection, earned first-team All-State for both his defensive play and kick return talents by the Mississippi Association of Junior College Coaches. Also voted first-team All-Region 23 by the national coaches, Slay collected 27 tackles and forced one fumble on defense. He caught three passes for 63 yards including a 43-yard touchdown. Junior College Grid Wire named him to their preseason All-America second team, and Mississippi Gridiron Magazine tabbed him All-MACJC prior to the campaign. As a freshman recognized as first-team All-State and All-Region 23 at cornerback and a second-team All-State kick returner. In recent seasons, no stat has been a better harbinger of success for the Bulldogs than turnover margin. Over the last three plus seasons, State has won 19 of 20 games when victorious in the turnover column. Conversely, the Bulldogs have won just four times out of 12 when losing the turnover battle. Through three games, State ranks atop the nation along with Alabama with a +11 turnover margin. The Bulldogs are tied for the national lead with both 12 forced turnovers and one lost turnover. The Mississippi State Bulldog defense has picked off a national-best seven passes and allowed opponents only an 102 passer rating, good ....for sixth in the SEC and 21st nationally.....I'd be willing to bet a small fortune that Darius Slay has a lot to do with that success! Brunswick High got the first glimpse of talent back when Slay was a Pirate Isaiah Crowell #1 of the Georgia Bulldogs rushes upfield against Darius Slay #47 and Wade Bonner #7 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs defense at Sanford Stadium on October 1, 2011 in Athens, Georgia. Defensive back Darius Slay #9 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs intercepts a pass in the end zone in the fourth quarter of a NCAA college football game on September 8, 2012 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, Mississippi. First African Baptist Church SSI, Georgia Pastors Installati on Photo Highlights Show Churchs Continued Growth In Community

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 THESTAR PAGEB-4 Jacksonville Offense Fizzles In Home Opener Loss To Houston, 27-7 Before the Falcons won over the Broncos, local athletes who took London 2012 by storm were the stars at the Georgia Dome in an honors ceremony. Here are track and field stars who shared their medals. Left to right:Reese Hoffa from Augusta. The University of Georgia alum won a bronze medal in shotput during the 2012 London Games. Hoffa also competed in the 2004 and 2008 games. Angelo Taylor from Albany was a gold medalist on the 2000 and 2008 4x400m relay teams, and also won gold both years in the 400m hurdles. Taylor won a silver as part of the 4x400 relay team at the 2012 games. Ellenwoods DeeDee Trotter won the bronze in the 400 meters this year, but earned gold in the same event in 2004 and 2008. Next is Aries Merritt from Marietta, who currently holds the word record in 110m hurdles. Merritt won gold in the same event in London. Also pictured is Christian Taylor from Sandy Creek High School in Tyrone. Taylor is the Georgia state record holder in the long jump, triple jump and 400m. Taylor won gold in the triple jump in London. By MIKEBONTS Florida/Georgia Star A 27-7 loss to division rival Houston Sunday and an 0-2 start has the Jacksonville Jaguars looking for answers. "That was not a good showing," said first-year Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey. "We never really gave ourselves a chance to be in that ballgame against a very good football team." The Texans' defense recorded three sacks while holding Jacksonville to minus-4 yards through the air. The visitors took a 17point lead into halftime. Jaguars' QB Blaine Gabbert was 7-of-19 for 53 yards and a touchdown pass. The Jaguars recorded a franchise-low 117 total yards of offense and couldn't convert a third down in the game in nine tries. Maurice Jones-Drew rushed for 60 yards on 12 carries, a five-yard touchdown pass, one of three catches for seven yards. Mularkey is stressing to his club that the season has a long way to go. It was one football game. It was not a season. It was not a good day for the Jaguars, but it was one day. Fortunately, we have more games to play. Ive been in this position as a player and a coach, and really gone on to good things before the year was over with. Ive tried to show them this is not the end of the world," he said. The Texans' Arian Foster rushed for 110 yards and a touchdown. Ben Tate ran for a pair of TDs as Houston (2-0) used two long scoring drives in the second half to seal the victory. Foster became the all-time the Texans' rusher. He carried the ball 28 times and added six catches for 37 yards. Tate rushed for 74 yards on 12 carries and hauled in four passes for 23 yards. Houston QB Matt Schaub was26-of-35 passes for 195 yards. "Just a great all-around team effort," Texans coach Gary Kubiak said. "We played good physical football and protected the ball all day." Houston Game Notes Jacksonville opened a season with back-to-back losses for the first time since 2009 ...Foster passed Domanick Williams (3,195) for first on the franchise's all-time rushing list ... ... Jacksonville's previous franchise-low for yards was 126 on Dec. 16, 2004 against Houston ... The Texans ran 83 offensive plays, the most in team history in regulation ...Houston set a franchise record for time of possession, holding the ball for 43:17. Texans earned their fourth straight victory over Jacksonville and won back-to-back games to open a season for the third straight year. The game kicked off the 2012 Honor Rows Season,with more Atlantas Olympians Watch Falcons Win Over Broncos 27-21 COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Edward Waters Wins On The Road at Livingston e College 42-36 By MIKEBONTS Florida/Georgia Star SALISBURY The engine and transmission are in place at Livingstone College, but the Blue Bears may need to get their brakes checked.That was the storyline again Saturday at Alumni Stadium, where Livingston College scored enough points to win yet didn't. "We're working too hard," coach Elvin James said after win less Livingstone dropped a 42-36 decision to Edward Waters College (2-2). "Thirty-six points? That should be enough to win in the CIAA. But that's what happens when you dig yourself a big hole." The hole in question was a 28-7 deficit the Blue Bears (0-3) fell into early in the second quarter. It left their defenders a long way from happy. "They made it nerve-wracking," said winning coach Brad Bernard. "We were never sure of anything. That new quarterback they have is a great athlete. And coach James is doing a great job with the limited resources he has." Suwayne Hylton caught TD passes of 18 and 45, yards from QB Brandon Turman to give the Tigers an early 14-7 lead. Turman would add a six yard strike to Devion Laws. Hylton caught five passes for 125 yards. Ray Dukes scored on a 2 yard run and Ralph Shuler's eight yard TD rounded out the scoring for EWC. Phillip Teamer ran for 101 yards on 20 carries for the visitors. On the defensive side EWC's Arthur Smith returned a fumble 15 yards for a TD for a 35-21 halftime lead. Berta Balfour recorded seven unassisted tackles and six tackles along with an interception for the Tigers. Livingstone had allowed 161 points in three games, so a strong second-quarter and second-half showing was encouraging. "It's frustrating," said freshman linebacker James Franklin. "Sometimes we do things we things we than 500 students who earned their seat. More than 5,000 youth and their chaperones will participate in the Jaguars Foundations nationally recognized Honor Rows this year. Missing Pieces Seven players missed the Texans' game with injuries, including starting offensive linemen Eben Britton and Cameron Bradfield, linebacker Daryl Smith and cornerback Derek Cox. Backup running back Rashad Jennings, who started the opener against Minnesota, also missed Sunday. Meanwhile, Mularkey said he expects the second-year QB Blaine Gabbert to play Sunday despite an injury. I would anticipate Blaine playing,Ž the head coach said Monday. Gabbert sustained the glute (butt muscle) injury against Houston but wasnt sure exactly when it occurred. Gabbert underwent an MRI and will be limited in practice. Up Next The Jaguars face another AFC Southern Division rival Sunday on the road at the Indianapolis Colts (1-1). Adam Vinatieri's 53yard field goal with eight seconds left that lifted the Colts to a 23-20 victory over the Minnesota Vikings Sunday. shouldn't be doing. We know better. We should be winning games.Ž Freshman QB Drew Powell passed for 295 yards and three touchdowns and ran for Livingstone's two other scores. "This offense is definitely a sight to see," Powell said afterward. "But it has little to do with me or the players. It's the system. The players just make the system better. It's so effective, so unstoppable. Livingstone pulled within a touchdown on its first drive of the second half when Powell connected with Avery Collins on a 22-yard TD pass. It was 42-28 Tigers midway through the fourth period when LC mounted its final scoring drive, an 11-play, 70-yard march that culminated when Powell scored on a quarterback sneak with 5:41 remaining. After EWC was call for successive penalties on the PAT attempt, Livingstone opted to try for a two-point conversion. "I wanted them to go for two," Bernard said. "Because I wanted to stop them right there." Instead, wideout Montoria Hood took a hand off and scored on a sweep to the left side, bringing the Blue Bears within six points. Their final possession stalled when Powell threw an interception with 1:13 to play. "It's still early in the season," Turman said after passing for 191 yards and three TDs. "They have time to fix what's wrong. They're going to be all right." (Left) Americas golden girl of the track, Olympian Sanya Richards-Ross wife of Jags CBAaron Ross greets the crowd. Photos by Laurence Green/Star Photographer The BCCBand thrills sports fans during halftime as the Jags hosted their first homegame of the season. Photos by Laurence Green/Star Photographer Military members lead the Jaguars onto the field. Photos by Laurence Green/Star Photographer Jaguars linebacker tackling the Texans Matt Schaub just as he releases the ball Photos by Laurence Green/Star Photographer

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Simpson First African American Inducted Into The Florida Press Hall Of Fame The Florida Star The Georgia Star Call (904) 766-8834 www.TheFloridaStar.com www.TheFloridaStar.com AUTOS FOR SALE *** Everybody Rides ***DOWN PAYMENTS AS LOW AS $495 CALL: 904-354-0405UNITED USED CARS, INC.1222 North Main St. (Plus tax, tag & fees) > 2001FordWindstar$2,500-CASH > 2004IsuzuRodeo $800 Down > 1997Mercury GrandMarquis $1,995-CASH > 1999Infiniti130 XT Nice Cash Price> Cash Special 1996 VOLVO 960 $800 Down < We finance everybody SAVE $100.00 with this AD Supervisor of Elections, Jerry HollandPrepared Voters will help Election Day go SmoothlyI am confident our due diligence in preparing for the November 6th General Election will go far in insuring a successful election for the citizens of Duval County. Toward that end, I strongly urge voters to do some preparation of their own to insure a trouble-free voting experience. Voters should make sure their registration is up to date and in good standing now and not wait until Election Day. If you have not voted since the last presidential election, please know that many delays and voter registration issues at the polls are easily remedied in advance with one phone call to the elections' office or a visit to our website at Duvalelections.com. One thing all voters must do prior to November 6th, is familiarize themselves with the ballot. For the first time, Duval County voters will be issued a four-page ballot which will contain 11 proposed amendments to the state Constitution. The amendments are quite lengthy to read and will require careful consideration. Because of this, I think it is reasonable to expect long delays and lines at the polls. There are several things voters can do to minimize potential delays: € Research the amendments. Although my office is ministerial in nature and it is essential that it remain nonpartisan, there is a link to the Collins Center, collinscenter.org/, from our website which offers an objective interpretation of the amendments. The Collins Center is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that does an outstanding job of providing information on the amendments. € Consider a Vote by Mail ballot, which is available to all registered voters. If you are unable to stand for long periods of time, or are under time constraints from work or school then consider voting by mail. Vote by Mail ballots allow voters to vote in their own time at their convenience, and are easily requested through Duvalelections.com or by calling (904) 630-1414. € Voters planning to vote at the Polls or at an Early Voting site should mark their sample ballots and bring them to the polling place. Doing homework and marking your sample ballot will save time at the polls as you simply transcribe your choices to your official Election Day ballot. Sample ballots will be mailed approximately two weeks prior to the election to all registered voters. They are mailed to the addresses we have on file and are not forwarded by the U.S. Postal Service. That is another good reason to check registration status and make sure your address is current. Sample ballots will also be available on our website. € When Voting Early or at the Polls please remember to bring a photo and signature identification to the polls, or you will be required to vote a provisional ballot. A list of acceptable forms of ID is available on our website as well as Early Voting locations, hours and wait times. Early Voting begins October 27th for eight consecutive days and ends November 3rd. The last day to request a Vote by Mail ballot is October 31st. On Election Day, polling places will be open 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. With plenty of advanced notice, proper preparation and three available voting options, there should be no reason to forgo one of the greatest freedoms afforded to all Americans. Jerry Holland is Duval Countys Supervisor of Elections

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 THE STAR PR 1 MAYOR BROWN COMMENDS STUDENT RECEIVING SCHOLARSHIP FOR PRESIDENTAL INAUGURAL CONFERENCEJACKSONVILLE, Fla.One of Mayor Alvin Browns key initiatives is education. A local student who took part in the mayors inaugural Learn2Earn program earlier this summer, will receive a check from VyStar Credit Union. The donation will pay for the student to visit the High School Presidential Inaugural Conference in January 2013. The scholarship will provide the student with a unique opportunity to learn about politics hands-on in Washington, D.C. Jacksonville's Only Pet Food Bank Has Critical ShortageFood Needed to Keep Pets Out of Shelters and With Their Families Cat food is critically low at Jacksonville's only Pet Food Bank, which is run by First Coast No More Homeless Pets (FCNMHP). The Pet Food Bank is holding a "Fill the Truck" event in hopes of raising enough donations to continue to give pet food to low-income pet owners on the First Coast. Supporters are asked to bring any brand of dry cat food to the Fill the Truck food drive September 29 from 10 am to 2 pm at Regency Square Mall. Donations can also be dropped off between now and September 29 at designated drop-off locations. Cash donations will also be accepted. The FCNMHP Pet Food Bank helps to reduce the number of animals euthanized due to overpopulation and owner surrenders to the shelter. Local shelters are full, so keeping pets with their families saves lives. Pet Food Bank clients include disabled veterans, seniors on a fixed income, victims of layoffs, single-parent families, and many others who are struggling to make ends meet and do not want to give up their family pets. Pet owners who receive food must meet income qualifications and pets must be spayed or neutered. FCNMHP offers free spay/neuter surgeries to those who qualify for food through the Pet Food Bank. Fill the Truck Food Drive Saturday September 29th from 10 am to 2 pm Location: Regency Square Mall Look for the Two Men and a Truck moving vanFood Drop-off Locations through 9/29 (locations will be updated on www.jaxpetfoodbank.org) Pet Supermarket in Jacksonville Beach, Publix in Atlantic Beach, FCNMHP Clinic at 6817 Norwood Ave. Jacksonville Animal Care and Protective Services at 2020 Forest St. in RiversideFCNMHP Adoption Center at 10503 San Jose Blvd. Sheran Shelton, the Director of A Magical Beginning Learning AcademyWould like to share 5 Great tips for creating a life time reader in your child: 4. Incorporate play acting to make reading fun 5. Take regular trips to the library Reading to your child helps to build basic speech skills, teaches print concept, as well as creates a bond between parent and child. For more knowledgeable tips, please visit us at: www.themagicbeginshere.com 4218 Blanding Blvd. Jacksonville, Fl. 32210 (904)317-7455 1. Read to your child daily 2. Read age appropriate books to your child 3. Ensure that the books are eye catching and colorful

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 THE STAR PR 2 Americas Young Globals See U.S. Role Differently, Author Says He Notes Benefits of Millennials Itch to Travel, Work Abroad By Ross H. Palfreyman Just a couple decades ago, only the young adult children of the very rich, the very religious or the very adventurous ventured abroad to live and work in other cultures. It was a life-changing experience for those of us fortunate enough to be offered it,Ž says Ross Palfreyman a lawyer who recounts his two years as a young missionary during the 1970s in Two Years in Gods Mormon Army (www.mormonarmy.net). If you had wealthy parents, joined the Peace Corps or belonged to a faith with a belief in mission work, you were able to develop empathy and a broader world view at a younger age,Ž he says. In my church, young men typically go abroad for their mission trip at 19 years old and stay for two years. For Baptists, it may be a group of high school students spending their spring break building a church in Haiti. Whatever the reason, the lessons learned were the same: Less ethnocentricity, the gratification that comes from service to your fellow man, self-discipline, selfsacrifice.Ž Travel abroad for work and study is no longer the experience of a select few and that has helped shape Americas young adults for the better, Palfreyman says. Surveys show they have a global world view fostered by the internet and social networks that cross boundaries. Having online friendsŽ in other countries and being immediately connected to events in faraway lands through social networks such as Twitter makes them curious about and respectful of other cultures, he says. Americas young adults are the First Globals, a term coined by the pollster John Zogby,Ž Palfreyman says. The group of people born from 1979 to 1990 travel; they embrace and feel connected to other cultures; they want to make a difference.Ž Thats exactly what his two years as a missionary did for him, Palfreyman says. He notes these characteristics of 22to 33-year-olds: € Two-thirds have passports. By comparison, according to officials from the U.S. Travel Association, less than one-third of all Americans … 30 percent … have passports. Two of five Globals say they expect to live and work in a foreign capital at some time in their lives. € 270,000 young people studied abroad in 2009-10. In 1989-90, only about 30,000 did so, according to the International Institute of Education. While Western European countries are still their top destinations, students are increasingly choosing more far-flung locales, especially China and other Asian nations. € They want to make the world a better place to live." A study of 10,000 adults by Campbell & Co. fundraising consultants found this group is more likely than any other generation to cite world improvement as the key reason for their philanthropy. (They also give just as much as other generations.) € They want to make a global impact. The Campbell study found they are most likely of all age groups to respond positively to messages that focus on the global impact of an organization's work. The problems we face today, such as global warming and regional conflicts, will require nations and cultures to work together toward solutions, Palfreyman says. This generation just might be able to achieve that.Ž ************************************Fun Halloween Ideas for the Family(StatePoint) Autumn is here, which means Halloween is fast approaching. You can help make this season extra special for your kids by getting them in the spooky spirit with some great Halloween reading, viewing and hands-on activities. Eerie Reading With all that homework that comes with a new school year, you may be hard pressed to get your kids to do any extra reading. However, a fun Halloween book will earn their attention. Check out Professor Gargoyle: Tales From Lovecraft Middle School #1,Ž by Charles Gilman, the first in a new series about the strange world of a creepy middle school. With a science teacher who morphs into a monster before you even open the book, this is one book you can judge by its cover, and it may also inspire a great costume. A nod to H.P. Lovecraft, the iconic horror author of the 20th century, this book is ideal for boys and girls ages 10 and older. To learn more about the book, visit www.lovecraftmiddleschool.com. Frightful Viewing Theres nothing more evocative of the season than a Halloween movie. You can make a night of it at home with some popcorn and an old classic like Its the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,Ž or take the kids to the theater for a new tale. Hotel Transylvania,Ž for example, a 3-D computer-animated film starring Adam Sandler and Selena Gomez, will make Dracula fun for kids. Creepy Crafting From carving your own Jack-o-Lanterns to designing your own Halloween costumes to adorning your house and yard with homemade decorations, Halloween presents the perfect opportunity to get creative with crafts. Encourage your kids to go the do-it-yourself route this year. Not only are homemade costumes so much more unique than store-bought costumes, they can be inexpensive to create and are a lot more satisfying to show off to friends. Safety note: let little ones design their own Jack-o-Lanterns and help you scoop out the pumpkin, but leave the actual carving to an adult. Great crafting ideas abound on the Internet, including costumes that require no sewing. For inspiration, visit www.parenting.com. Make this Halloween a memorable one for kids with some great new reads, films and crafts.

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2012PREP RAP PR 3 This is a chart for you to use to talk with your family about fire prevention and safety. Cut it out and hang it on your refrigerator! Family Fire Safety ChecklistDo you have smoke detectors on every level of your home? Test them monthly and change the batteries at least once a year. Do you know two or more ways out of the house? Never use elevators ( stairs are much safer) if there is a fire. Have you picked a place to meet the rest of your family once you are all out of the house? Once you are out of the house, stay out of the house. Dont touch matches, lighters or candles. They are for adult use only Only cook in the kitchen when an adult is helping you. Smoke rises, so if there is a fire, stay low: crawl under the smoke. We are your communitys firefighters. We visit schools to talk to students about fire prevention and safety We show the special clothing we wear to protect us from the smoke and heat of fire. We may look a bit scary, but we are not. We are here to help you.Fire Prevention and Safety! www.readingclubfun.com For extra fun, print out our free 5th Anniversary puzzles: Fire Prevention and Safety word search, and Lets Rock! crossword puzzle. The new Fall reading log and certificate set are ready too! Free Puzzles, Reading Log and Certificate! Find the 12 fire safetyŽ words or phrases in bold to the left, then circle them below in the puzzle. 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(The story was made up by a reporter; the start of the fire is unknown.) 4. The buildings in the city were mostly made of ______ and were built very close together so it was easy for the fire to spread. 5. It is said that people didnt react right away and that the ______ were tired from fighting a different fire the day before and made some mistakes. 6. The blaze grew so big that it destroyed the pumps for the waterworks (the place that supplied the water to fight the fire) and the ______ was cut off. 7. Finally, after two days, the fire burned itself out, after destroying over 17,000 ______, killing hundreds of people and leaving about 90,000 others homeless. 8. Oddly, one of the buildings that didnt ______ was the waterworks tower. It is still there today! 9. Today, we space buildings in the city farther apart and use more ______ materials like metals. 10. 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Nth Dimensions Announces 2012Orthopaedic Summer Internship Winner Director of Nth Dimensions, Bonnie Mason presents 2012 Winner Sean Spence with first place honors.Tampa, FL Nth Dimensions, a non profit organization committed to increasing the pipeline of medical students from gender and ethnic minority groups seeking to become orthopaedic surgeons awarded Sean Spence, a second year medical student at the University of South Florida, with first place honors in the 2012 Annual Nth Dimensions/AAOS Orthopaedic Summer Internship Research Competition at the Annual Meeting and Scientific Assembly of the National Medical Association in New Orleans, Louisiana. From a field of 17 advancing second year medical students from across the country, Spence, walked away with the top research poster presentation. In addition to walking away with bragging rights, Spence will go on to represent Nth Dimensions and give his presentation at the 2013 American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons National Conference in Chicago. His research poster and project entitled, "Autologous Chodrocyte Implantation and High Tibial Osteotomy: Patient Based Outcomes,Ž a relatively new procedure that repairs the articular cartilage in the knee, represented the culmination of his eightweek Orthopaedic Summer Internship at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine under the guidance of his preceptor, Dr. Michael Trice.Sean is an amazing talent. He accomplishes a great deal with the resources that he is given said Dr. Michael Trice. Kudos to Nth Dimension for giving people like Sean a chance." Throughout this summer internship, Sean and his 16 fellow interns had the opportunity to shadow orthopaedic surgeons who mentored them in both clinical and research settings. This competitive program is sponsored by Nth Dimensions Education Solutions (www.nthdimensions.org) and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 THE STAR PR 4

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Day Care Employees Arrested for Death of 4-Year-Old Boy Three women from a day care center were arrested after leaving a 4-year-old boy locked in a sweltering SUV for two-and-ahalf hours and died. Around 9 a.m., the children at this day care center were taken to a community pool. The employees, Paris Ward, 19, and Camille Gordon, 20, took the children, who ranged in age from infants to age 5, from the pool and headed to a park for lunch around 11:30 a.m. Ward and Gordon then loaded eight of the children, including 4-year-old Jordan Coleman, into the day cares black Toyota Sequoia at around 1:15 p.m. They were headed to an apartment to take a nap. Detectives said that the employees were making an effort to stay away from returning to the facility because they had too many children in their care and had run into trouble with county inspectors before for that violation. According to documents, 43-yearold Cecily Roberts, the day care owner, told Ward to take the children to an apartment. There was also only one booster seat in the vehicle for all eight children. Around 1:15 p.m., Ward and Gordon parked the Sequoia in the parking lot of an apartment complex and walked the children upstairs. They didnt realize at the time they only had seven children with them. Around 3:45 p.m. they returned to the SUV, and Ward saw Jordan lying unconscious across a back seat. She pulled him out of the SUV and onto the grass. Ward initially lied about how Jordan became unconscious, telling her coworker and a homicide detective that he somehow collapsed while getting into the SUV. About two hours into the investigation, Ward tearfully admitted the truth to another detective about what really happened. She told them she had forgotten about Jordan in the SUV and later found him unresponsive. Fire Rescue paramedics attempted to revive Jordan and transported him to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later. The doctor measured the body temperature of the 4-year-old which came back at 108 degrees. Ward was arrested. According to reports, the day care center has been closed since Jordans death. The Homicide Unit continues to investigate the death. Warrants were issued for Roberts and her daughter Gordons arrest. Gordon and Roberts were located in New York, where they escaped and tried to operate another day care. All women were charged with manslaughter. Roberts faces an additional charge of felony child care misrepresentation. Ward was released on a $10,000 bond. Crime and Justice Crime and JusticeA Publication of the Florida Star and Georgia Star SEPTEMBER 22, 2012THE STARC&J 1 As an African American newspaper, we basically report on offenses committed by African Americans. Please note that in our observations, weekly reports show that African Americans DO NOT commit the largest percentage of criminal offenses in this ar ea. Cocaine Dealer ArrestedA Crack Cocaine dealer was arrested on multiple drug charges during an undercover drug bust. Narcotics detectives contacted Johnny Ramone Lloyd, 38, to purchase the illegal narcotics and set up a location near an intersection. At 2:15 p.m., Lloyd met with the undercover detective and money was exchanged for the Crack Cocaine. Once the deal was completed other Narcotics detectives and the Street Crimes Unit moved in and arrested Lloyd. Detectives said Lloyd began pulling away from them and appeared to be grabbing for something from his pants pocket or waist band. He was taken down to the ground and refused to comply. Officers feared Lloyd was attempting to get a weapon and used a taser on Lloyd. Lloyd was arrested and charged with sale and delivery of cocaine, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting an officer. This is Lloyds third booking. Johnny Lloyd Paris Ward Camille Gordon Cecily Roberts

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C&J 2THE STARSEPTEMBER 22, 2012 SSSHH! From Actual Police ReportsDid You Hear About?... Did You Hear About?... EDITORS NOTE: All suspects are deemed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. The Sheriffs Office reports are a matter of public record. The Star seeks to educate in the hope of keeping our community safe. If the Police Stop You What are some reasons police might stop me? Generally, because you: € Are in the area where a crime just occurred € Witness a crime € Fit the description of a suspect € Have been pointed out as a suspect € Appear to need assistance € Violate a law What should I consider if I am stopped? €Officers may not be stopping you for the same reason you think € Over-reaction and/or lack of cooperation will complicate the situation € Police are trained to remain in a position that will enhance officer safety € Actions and communications are not intended to offend you What actions should I take if Im approached by a police officer? € Follow the officers instructions € Keep your hands clearly visible € Make slow and deliberate movements € If a weapon is present: € Verbally inform the officer of its exact location € Do not make any gestures towards the weapon € State whether you possess a concealed handgun permit € Wait for specific instructions before making any movements € Remain calm and do not become argumentative € Cooperation can greatly reduce the time you are detained What actions should I take if Im in a vehicle that is approached by a police officer? € Follow the officers instructions € Remain seated in the vehicle; do not get out unless instructed to do so € Keep your hands visible € Turn on the interior light when its dark outside € Produce your drivers license and vehicle registration upon request € Do not reach for anything unless directed to do so by the officer When can I be searched by a police officer? € When arrested € When a warrant exists € When probable cause for an arrest exists € When consent is granted Be aware that if you are suspected of being armed, the police officer is allowed to frisk you for weapons to ensure the safety of everyone present. Your Safety Health Care Worker Exploits ElderlyA health care worker was arrested after being caught taking advantage of an elderly woman and using her credit cards. After noticing payments she never paid for, the victim contacted authorities to report that 27 fraudulent transactions had been made with her credit card. The transactions were made in many different locations. The total amount of payments made with the card were said to be over $400. During the investigation it was also determined that the victim, an 88-year-old female, who does not reside in the same county as the suspect, was diagnosed with medical issues within the last year that impair her judgment and require her to have nursing care. Detectives quickly collected video surveillance of the fraudulent credit card transactions. The video showed a black male using the victims credit card to make the purchases on every occasion. In one instance, the suspect even used the credit card to make a payment for a network service bill on his own account. The photographs gathered from the video surveillance were compared to the resident of the home where the network service was paid. It was determined that the photos matched. Investigation linked the photos from to a man named Titus Houston, 41. Detectives contacted Titus Houston at his home for questioning. He was shown photos from the surveillance video of a man making the fraudluent payments and he identified himself as the suspect in the photos. After being read his Miranda Rights, Houston admitted to being the victims home health care nurse and to making all of the fraudulent transactions in question. Houston did not admit to stealing the credit card from the victim. He could not rememberŽ how he obtained it. Houston also admitted that he knew the victims judgment was impaired. Houston was placed under arrest and charged with one count of exploitation of the elderly/disabled adult. His bond is set at $2,000. Detectives believe there may be more victims. Titus Houston

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Man Brutally Beats Stepdaughter for Not Being His Biological Daughter New Haven, CTPolice found a 9-year-old girl at a nearby park covered with scars and bruises. She told police that her stepbrothers beat her up, but later admitted that it was her stepfather, Craig Tracy Williams, 45, who beat her. She said she lied about her injuries because she was coached by Williams to do so. She pointed that the scars she had on her body were made from knives and said that she was handcuffed to a radiator by her ankles and wrists as she was bitten and hit with weapons such as a baseball bat, a flashlight, and a leather belt. Police located Williams with his wife and his four children at a gas station. They found out that Williams was planning to flee the town and leave his stepdaughter behind. The 9-year-old was reported earlier as a runaway and missing. Williams said that she needed punishment and that she doesnt listen. The young girl told police that she had been beat and abused for years and scars and bruises on her body were seen in various states of healing. Scars and bruises werent only on her body but also her face. She said her stepbrothers never were beat. Handcuffs and machetes were seized from Williams home. Williams was arrested and charged with second-degree assault and risk of injury to a minor. He is being held on $500,000 bond and may face more charges as the investigation continues. SEPTEMBER22, 2012THE STARC&J 3Bizarre Crimes Bizarre Crimeswho, what, when...huh? Other Unusual Crimes Across the Nation Man Shot over Tipped Mailbox A man was arrested after shooting another over a tipped mailbox. Melissa Shirey, 33, told police that she was on her front porch when Daniel Negron, 34, was shot only a foot away from her. Shirey went inside as her boyfriend dragged Negron into the house to safety. Only one shot was fired and it went through Negrons chest. Negron has been at the hospital for several days and remains in critical condition. Shirey said a series of events led to the shooting and it was all over a mailbox. Jeffrey Antonio Reynolds, 33, had gotten into an altercation with Shireys friends a few weeks ago. Shirey said she had no problems with Reynolds until the tropical storm (Isaac) came through. He accused them of hitting his mailbox down. Shirey apologized and said they would fix it. She later saw that the mailbox was put back up, but it seemed as if Reynolds was still very enfuriated and wanted his revenge. Reynolds was said to have confronted Shirey or anybody that were friends with her. One of her friends reported that Reynolds drove up to her just to step out and punch her. Reynolds was arrested and charged with attempted murder and is being held on $500,000 bail. According to records, Reynolds served 20 months in 2004 for robbery. Teen Shoots Friends for Not Smoking Synthetic Marijuana With Him A 15-year-old boy was arrested for shooting his friends with a pellet gun and causing injuries for not smoking synthetic marijuana with him. Police received a call about a disturbance and two boys told deputies that they had been shot by Tybreel Levonte Bentley, 15, with a pellet gun causing open wounds and bleeding. A 14-year-old was shot in the back and a 15-year-old boy was shot in the calf, thumb and bicep. Another 15-year-old boy had been shot in the face about an inch and a half below his right eye, on the back of each arm, and twice in the back. All three boys said they had been hanging out at a home with Bentley who lit up a joint containing synthetic marijuana and started passing it around. All three boys told him that they didnt want to smoke it. One of the boys smacked the joint out of Bentleys hand, which angered him. Bentley then left, came back, and pulled a pellet gun hidden in his shirt and started shooting. Deputies responded to the home and the homeowner said that Bentley was hiding in a bedroom and gave them permission to force the door open. After a search, he was found with one of the victims cell phones. Bentley was arrested and charged with three felony counts of aggravated battery using a deadly weapon, and petit theft. Man Surrenders Six Hour Standoff After Being Convinced by Family, Family, and Facebook Messages Denver, COTwo men, Taveuan Williams, 19, and Michael Annan, 23, entered a RadioShack store with faces covered in red bandanas. Police responded to the robbery immediately and one of the men tried to leave, but ended up running back in the store as he fired a shot towards police. The two men held an employee hostage and barricaded him inside. A standoff began at around 9:48 a.m. between the robbers and police, which went on for six hours. Nearby residents were evacuated and businesses and four schools were locked down. One of the robbers were said to have exchanged fire with police at one point.Family and friends came to the scene crying, talking on cellphones, and praying. An uncle of Williams said that Williams told him, Were not coming out. Were going to be in jail for life, Uncle. We shot at cops.Ž As the standoff continued, Williams was active on his facebook on his cell phone. A photo was uploaded of Williams and Annan in the store, which was uploaded on the Facebook page. Williams commented as he was still in the store, Swear to God ima die ... last pic.Ž Williams began to write his thoughts out on the social networking site, trying to make decisions. Someone left a comment, Come on man! Yo daughter needs you. Think about her!ŽAt around 4 p.m., Williams and Annan surrendered. Williams later expressed the emotions and the fear he felt. He also emphasized on wanting to see his daughter in the future. Both men are being charged with kidnapping, aggravated robbery, and attempted first-degree murder of a police officer. Tybreel Bentley Jeffrey Reynolds

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C&J 4THE STARSEPTEMBER 22, 2012 Community Update Community Update Citizens with tips are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS. You can remain anonymous and become eligible for a reward. ON THE LOOKOUT MISSINGCHILDREN Name: Latronya Oteny Allen Age: 14 Weight: 170 lbs Last seen: 8/09/12 Name: Fallone Pinchinat Age: 17 Weight: 105 lbs Last seen: 8/24/12 Name: Gabriel Rene Age: 17 Weight: 170 lbs Last seen: 8/30/12 Name: Kianna Kristine Robinson Age: 16 Weight: 173 lbs Last seen: 8/11/12 Name: Lashawndra Tyquana Seymore Age: 16 Weight: 110 lbs Last seen: 8/25/12MOSTWANTED Burglary SuspectRashard Eric Lindsey DOB 01-27-92 62Ž, 150 pounds Rashard Eric Lindsey is currently being sought. The suspect has an outstanding warrant for burglary with a $40,000 bond. Anyone with any information about the location of the suspect is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS or email at rewards@fccrimestoppers.com. You will remain anonymous and receive a possible reward if your tip leads to an arrest. Name:Nathan McDonaldOffense:Home invasion w/firearm other deadly weapon Name: Reginald M. Rivers Offense:Insurance Fraud Name: Devontae Leroy WilliamsOffense: Driving while license suspended first conviction Name: Dana Hicks Offense: Convicted of Failing to Register as a Sex Offender



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The Department of Children and Families called JSO Saturday when they could get no one to answer the door, knowing there were three children inside, as they went to check on them. When the officers arrived at the Moncrief residence, they were able to get inside through a window. They found four people inside of the apartment. It was the mother and three children. They were all unresponsive, but still breathing. All four were carried to the hospital where it was determined that Liara McGlothan needed to be committed to Baker Act since this was one of several reports. One of the children told the police that three red vitamins had been given the night before and another said it had received five white pills that tasted nasty. It was told that the pills would help them sleep for a long time. All three children have been taken into custody by the Department of Children and Families. Liara McGlothan was Baker Acted, and arrested for aggravated child abuse. For the Jacksonville, the arrest of Ismet for the death of the beautiful teenager, JaNay Jackson, while she slept, was far too long. Det. R.D. Peck, who has been with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office for ten years, and a traffic homicide detective for five years, investigated the crash involving a fatality. On August 28, 2012, at approximately 2:40 A.M., the defendant drove his Ford Minivan into a bedroom of the residence at 5501 Kennerly Rd., in Jacksonville, FL. The defendant drove through a stop sign, and there were no indications he attempted to stop or steer the van to avoid the impact with the house. The van broke through a concrete block wall, through the exterior brick wall and struck the interior wall on the opposite side of the room. The victim was sleeping in the bedroom, where the van struck, and trapped her between the van and an interior wall. She was extricated from the house and transported to Shands Jacksonville Hospital, where she died from her injuries. The defendant's blood was drawn at Shand's Jacksonville and it was determined there was 52 +/17 ng/mL of Alprazolam (Xanax) in his system. There was also 6.5 +/1.9 ng/mL of 11-Nor-9-carboxy-delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol. The suspect also admitted that he hadn't slept for three days prior to the accident." Both of these medicines may be prescribed for this man as both are in the psychoactive meds-Xanax typically used for anxiety as it is an anti-anxiety medicine, the other is a form of prescribed marijuana which is also noted to be used for psychological issues, possibly when a person has behavior issues or tic. It was not noted on the police report if the medicines had been prescribed, since the person offered this information. The biggest red flag in this incident is the person stated he had not slept for 3 days while taking these medicines. The report also did not mention if he had any driver restrictions due to these medicationss. I do not see the charge of vehicular homicide. In view of the above, it is suspected that it is the reason it took longer for the test www.thefloridastar.com Looking for customers to patronize your business or utilize your services? If you answered YES, then you need to place an ad in The Florida or Georgia Star! CALL 904/766-8834 to place your ad TODAY!! Check, Money Order, Or Credit Cards Accepted ad@thefloridastar.com NORTHEAST FLORIDAS OLDEST, LARGEST, MOST READ AFRICAN AMERICAN OWNED NEWSPAPER I N S I D E Editorial/Opinion......B6 Church..........................A-2 Talk of the Town..............A-4 Area News....................A-6 Caribbean..............A-7 Prep Rap........Back Section Local.....................B-1 Columns...................B-2 Sports....................B-4 Crime&Justice.Front Section Classified & Business... B-7 Presorted Standard U.S. Postage Paid Jacksonville, FL Permit No. 3617 SEPTEMBER 22 SEPTEMBER 28, 2012 VOL. 62 NO. 23 50 CENTS An Award Winning Publication, serving you since 1951. Rated A by the Better Business Bureau Wish to give us a News Story? Call (904) 766-8834 or Send it to: info@thefloridastar.com Read The Florida and Georgia S tar Newspapers. Listen to IMPACT Radio T alk Show.WWW.thefloridastar.comThe peoples choice Cant Get to the Store Have The Star Delivered The Florida Star P. O. Box 40629 Jacksonville, FL 32203 The Florida Star, The Georgia Star!(904) 766-8834Still Number One!Striving to make a difference FREE TICKETS CRIME and JUSTICE Mother Committed to Baker Act AMERICA'S #1 GAME SHOW IS TRAVELLING THE COUNTRY.......AND IS COMING TO JACKSONVILLE on Tuesday September 25 2012! To mark their 40th year on TV,"THE PRICE IS RIGHT' created a touring version of the studio show with even more audience interaction! It has the same excitement, games, cash and merchandise prizes, name tags and even the famous Price is Right microphone! Expect the same games, lights, music, and energy that you are use to seeing on television. Many audience members win right from their seat. From Plinko, to Cliffhangers to the Big Wheel, to the fabulous Showcase, The Price Is Right Live! is the only experience that allows you to be the star of the show! Everybody has the exact same opportunity to "Come On Down!" The live show boast that more people are actually called on stage live than in the actual television show! The show is hosted by once a upon a time 95.1 WAPE FM radio host Todd Newton, who promises Just like the TV show you'll get the full experience,the live show is an interactive experience, the audience really has a chance to win some great prizes. It is a lot of fun to just be a part of the audience rooting the contestants on, and hoping your name gets called by Randy West. See you there!....Good Luck! Ismet Sijamphodzic JaNay Jackson 137,000 Names Removed from Floridas Voter Roll -10,000 Pages Floridians, you should be concerned, wake up! There are 137,000 names removed since the 2008 election from Duval Countys Voter Roll. Congresswoman Corrine Brown has scheduled registration on National Registration Day at the Duval County Supervisor of Election office, located at 105 East Monroe Street on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 so all who do or do not understand the serious situation we are about to face. Presidential candidate, Mitt Romney said on March 13, 2012 (it was recorded), addressing a crowd in Prattville, Alabama: I understand how difficult it can be for an African-American in today's society. In fact, I can relate to black people very well indeed. My ancestors once owned slaves, and it is in my lineage to work closely with the black community. However, just because they were freed over a century ago doesn't mean they can now be freeloaders. They need to be told to work hard, and the incentives just aren't there for them anymore. When I'm president I plan to work closely with the black community to bring a sense of pride and work ethic back into view for them. 137,000Continued on A-3 WHY VOTE? The Sports World Brunswick native is SECs Player of the Week How did he do it? See B-3. The Jaguars team did not win but this wife did. See Page B-4 INSIDEWomens Conference Vickie Winans Usher Gets Custody? What is rarely seen in these United States is the father winning custody of his children, but Usher did. Of course, he is not alone in raising his boys. He has the help of his mother and former manger, Jonetta; his grandmother and his aunt, plus a nanny. Should Tameka feel relaxed if their two sons need that much attention? On Oprahs Next Chapter, he talked about a lot of things, including admitting that he had sex with Tamekas bridemaid. Of course, he insinuated that it was done during their separation. Oprah, as always, was thorough. See it yourself. Man Admitted to Impregnating his Girlfriends 11-YearOld Daughter The mother of an 11-year-old daughter took her child to the doctor as she complained about the pains she was experiencing in her stomach. She had her 42year old boyfriend to go with them. While there, he asked for the keys to the car and never returned but later called her to apologize for knocking up your daughter. This man, Gregory Johns continued to call her as he went on a serious crime spree, holding up an elderly woman for 12 hours while again calling his girl friend. He told her that after having been in jail ten times, he would not go back. Police finally located him in a Florida hotel, and as he threatened them with a knife, they shot and killed him. What is going to happen to this child, her unborn baby and her mother? This is a situation for many to think about when it comes to real health care and people with lower to middle income. Gregory Johns, 42 Her Quick Death, His Slow Arrest Rinetta McLaughlin Fefie Dementrious Lawrence

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JACKSONVILLE, FL BARBER, Maggie L., 87, died September 13, 2012. BLACKSHEAR, Pearl Ruth, 87, died September 15, 2012. BRYANT Millard, 85, died September 10, 2012. BURKE, Georgie L., Sr., 74, died September 13, 2012. BURNSED Willard Wayne, 67, died September 11, 2012. CARRACTER Annie, 71, died September 16, 2012. CASH, Helen, 47, died September 13, 2012. CLARK, Joyce, 80, died September 16, 2012. COLEMAN, Gid Wilbur, 69, died September 13, 2012. CRAIG, Kevin, died September 11, 2012. CYRUS, Robert Harold, 75, died September 13, 2012. DAVIS Lucinda, died September 13, 2012. DAVIS, Raymond, 53, died September 13, 2012. DAVIS, Teresa Norris, died September 14, 2012. DENSON, Maria Anita, died September 16, 2012. DORTZBACH, Elmer, 90, died September 16, 2012. DOUGLAS, Howard, 87, died September 16, 2012. ESTAVIA Christopher Mark, died September 14, 2012. FOURAKER, Robert Aaron, 79, died September 14, 2012. HARRIS, Lucille, died September 10, 2012. HENNING, Marie Madeleine, 83, died September 13, 2012. JAMES, Charles, died September 14, 2012. LAUCK, Patrick, died September 10, 2012. MACON, Tillie M., 35, died September 10, 2012. McDUFFIE, Roy, 70, died September 10, 2012. McRAE, Allegra Rummel, 84, died September 11, 2012. MERLOCK, Elizabeth, died September 12, 2012. MOORE, Maude Johnson, 80, died September 12, 2012. PEARCE, Ouida Rocky, 82, died September 16, 2012. PEAVY, Dan, died September 10, 2012. PHILMORE, Derrick Vonnier, 47, died September 11, 2012. PILLOW, Sharon Ann, 55, died September 14, 2012. PLANTE, Susan M., 62, died September 13, 2012. POLLARD, Perry Danny, 74, died September 11, 2012. ROBINSON, Randy Lamar, Sr., died September 13, 2012. SANDERS Byron Anthony, 61, died September 11, 2012. SAPP, Jewell Bennett, 70, died September 12, 2012. SCOPOLI, Mariano Sonny, Jr., 66, died September 13, 2012. SELVIEGE, Patricia Dore, died September 14, 2012. SMITH, Joshua D., 31, died September 12, 2012. TILLMAN-Christison, Baby, died September 10, 2012. VILLA, Infant Jazmin Estrella, died September 11, 2012. WASHINGTON, Apostle Lorraine B., died September 10, 2012. WILLIAMS, Edward, III, 34, died September 12, 2012. WILLIAMS, Zona L., 43, died September 11, 2012. WYNN, Amos, Jr., died September 12, 2012.~*~ GEORGIA DEATHS BEASLEY, Jimmy L., died September 16, 2012. HATCHER, Betty Virginia Kiff, 77, died September 18, 2012. HAZZARD, Viola Yvonne, 88, died September 13, 2012. PAINE, Bud, died September 18, 2012. ZANGLA, Dominick J., 60, died September 13, 2012. Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church 201 East Beaver St. (904) 355-9475 Rev. Pearce Edwing, Sr. Sunday Church School . . . . . . . . . 8:30 a.m. Worship Service . . . . . . . . 10:00 a.m. Wednesday Glory Hour Bible Study . . . . . . .10:00 a.m. Jehovah Jireh Bible Study . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. 2nd & 4th Thursday Young at Heart Ministry . . .10:00 a.m. Friday Joy Explosion Ministry . . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. The Church DirectoryCome and Worship With Us New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church1824 Prospect Street Jacksonville, FL 32208Sunday School ................9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Intercessory Prayer.................10:45 a.m. Morning Worship ......................11:00 a.m. Youth Church 2nd & 3rd Sundays (Old Sanctuary) Tuesday Pastoral Bible Study ................ 7:00 p.m. Elder Arnitt Jones, Acting Pastor Rev. Joe Calhoun, Pastor Emeritus (904) 764-5727 Church GREATER EL-BETHEL DIVINE HOLINESS CHURCHThe Church Where Everybody Is SomebodyBishop Lorenzo Hall., Pastor Street Address: 723 W. 4th St. Jacksonville, Florida 32209 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3575, Jacksonville, Florida 32206Church Telephone: (904) 359-0661 Home: (904) 358-8932 Cell: 710-1586Sunday School.......................................................................................9:30 a.m. Morning Worship.................................................................................11:00 a.m. Tuesday................................................Prayer Meeting & Bible Study,7:00 p.m. Thursday...............................................................................Joy Night,7:00 p.m.Email: Gospell75@aol.com Website: Greaterelbethel.org Faith In Our CommunitySchedule of Events and ServicesPAGE A-2 THE STAR SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 Tune In To WCGL AM RadioForIMPACT IMPACTTuesday and Thursday from 8:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.AtWCGL1360.comThe Florida Star and Impact Striving To Make A Difference! Clara McLaughlin Leath Host Yvonne Brooks Co-Host CHURCH DEATH NOTICES DEATH NOTICES Central Metropolitan C.M.E. Church4611 North Pearl St., Jacksonville, FL 32206 Ofc (904) 354-7426 Fax (904) 354-0934Rev. Marquise Hardrick, Pastor ~ Worship Service ~Sun Church School 9:30a.m. Sun Morning Worship -10:45 a.m. Tues Eve Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Wed Bible Study 12 Noon Wed Feeding Ministry 2:00 p.m. ANNOUNCEMENTS Lion of the Tribe of Judah Ministries, Inc. PASTOR Dr. Sirretta Williams (Temporary services held) 623 Beechwood St., Jacksonville, FL 32206 Sunday School.......10:00 a.m. ~ Sunday Worship .......11:00 a.m. Every 5th Sunday Friends and Family Day Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Direct Phone: 904.866.7047 Office Phone: 904.356.4226 Seeing Beyond The Lifestyle To Save A Life Website: www.lottojm.com Listings are due the Tuesday before the next issue. Email submissions preferred. Send to: Info@TheFloridaStar.com Rev. Marquise & Mrs. Deedra Hardrick Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you; and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen. Mathew 28:19-20 C. L. Page Mortuary offers full funeral and cremation services at an affordable price because we care. We are now offering Live Streaming of Funeral and Visitation Services.3031 Moncrief Road Jacksonville, FL 32209Visit us atWWW.CLPAGEMORTUARY.COM Carla L. Page, LFDIC Come join Bishop Dr. Lorenzo Hall Sr.every Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM for Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at The Greater El-Beth-El Divine Holiness Church, located at 723 W. 4th Street, Jacksonville, FL 32209. Ask Us About OurALPHONSO WEST MORTUARY, INC.4409 Soutel Dr. Jacksonville, FL 32208 Tel: (904) 766-9671 Fax: (904) 766-2354 DIRECTORSDeborah West Alphonso West Jacqueline Y. Bartley If there had been a death in your family yesterday, what would you be doing today?FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED Since 1988Pre-Need ForeThought Funeral Planning ProgramIm sorry to have to tell you this... Are You Saved? Ministry Oriented? Love to Ride Motorcycles? Love to Have Fun?Well, if all of the answers are yes, then Rydas 4 Righteousness Motorcycle Ministryis for you!!! Give us a call today to find out what you are missing.Contact Ruth(President) @ 904-674-4339 SAINT PAUL AME CHURCH 6910 New Kings Road, will celebrate the Church's 143rd Anniversary on Sunday, September 23, 2012 The theme is BUILDING THE HOUSE: ADVANCING THE KINGDOM ." The selected scripture is Matthew 16:17-18. Two powerful messages will be proclaimed at 7:30 a.m. and 10:55 a.m. Church school will begin at 9:30 a.m. Pastor Marvin C. Zanders, II and the Disciples of St. Paul extend a warm welcome to friends and the public to share in all worship experiences. Please contact the office of the Church at (904) 764-2755 or the website at stpaulamejax.com for more information. SAINT PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2730 West Edgewood Ave. Rev. James Wiggins, Jr., Pastor. Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship with Holy Communion 11:00 a.m., Wednesdays Bible Study/workshop with light supper @ 6:30 p.m. followed by Evangelism training at 7:00 p.m. Six-week Sermon and Bible Study Series: How to Share your Faith September 5, 2012 October 14, 2012. On Saturday, September 15, 2012 from 8:30 am11:00 am, we will sponsor our annual "Prayer Breakfast" with guest speaker, Justice Peggy Quince. This year's theme will be: Upping the Ante: Unleashing the Power of Prayer. We open our doors & hearts to the Community, all are Welcome. NEW FOUNTAIN CHAPEL AME CHURCH 737 Jessie St., with Rev. Louis Kirkland, Pastor, invite you to come celebrate their Annual Eastside Come Together Day, September 23, 2012, beginning at 7:00 p.m. with the Reverend Michael Jackson and the Spring Hill Baptist Church. Rev. Louis Kirkland, Pastor. The Jacksonville Local Organizing Committee of the Millions More Movement, Inc., a local non-profit organization is soliciting your support. We are now asking for your help by donating non-perishable items for our fast approaching 'Thanksgiving Basket Give-AWay'. Each year JLOC-MMM Inc., for the past 7 years, has worked hard to bring joy to underserved families in Jacksonville and the surrounding area. You can donate very easy by bringing your non-perishable item / items to 916 N. Myrtle Avenue, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 am until 5:00 pm. You can also call us at 904-240-9133 or 904-354-1775 for pick up. If you want to know more about Jacksonville Local Organizing Committee of the Millions More Movement Inc., visit our website: www.realpagessite.com/jacksonvilleloc. Please help JLOC,MMM Inc., as we work to end the community violence by providing a good, quality education and not more incarceration ." Justice Peggy Quince

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 THE STAR PAGE A-3 We talked with the Supervisor of Election to find out why so many names could be removed, and he explained. Removal and Reinstatement of Names on Voter Rolls If the supervisor of elections receives change of address information from jury notices signed by the voter and returned to the courts, from the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, or from other sources indicating that the voter might have changed his or her legal address, the supervisor of elections office will send an address confirmation final notice to the voter. All voters who have been mailed an address confirmation final notice and who do not return the form within 30 days will be placed on the inactive voter registration list. Voters on the inactive list may be reinstated by updating their voter registration, appearing to vote, or requesting a vote by mail ballot, providing their status has not changed. However, after two general elections from the date the notice was sent, all inactive voters who show no activity will be removed from the registration records and must register again in order to vote. (See Section 98.065, Florida Statutes) What this means is that we have work to do and he has agreed to help, where legally possible. First, we must be prepared.Types of Identification AcceptedCurrent and valid photo and signature identification are required to vote at the polls. A voter who fails to show photo and signature identification will be required to vote a provisional ballot. Acceptable forms of identification include: Florida driver license Florida identification card issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles United States passport Debit or credit card Military identification Student identification Retirement center identification Neighborhood association identification Public assistance identification It is important that when getting an acceptable ID, you must first, have a certified copy of your birth certificate. If you have had a name change since birth, then it is imperative that you show a certified copy of the mrriage license or document that changed your name, no matter how often you changed your name and recorded such on public records. ONLY certified documents are acceptable. We are aware of a lady who is 92 years old, and was married in 1940. She was born in Jacksonville but married in Georgia. Therefore, she had to contact Georgia to get her certified marriage certificate since her marriage occurred after 1935. Her husband passed some years ago and she never remarried. Yet, she had to show how her name was changed from birth. The deadline to register is October 9th. Early voting begins on October 27th. It is important that you check the list if you have not voted in more than two federal elections, and have your friends, relatives and associates do the same. The list of those removed from the voters roll is in alphabetical order so, if you suspect your name or someone you know name has been removed, please contact them or call the office of the Supervisor of Elections at (904) 630-1414 or www.duvalelections.com. Reach them on facebook or twitter at: www.twitter.com/duvalcountysoe. 137,000 Continued from A-1 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALENotice is hereby given that commencing at JESSIE'S IJNION 76, 2423 Edison Ave., (904)384-6751 at 9:30 a.m.. on October I 0, 2012. These liens are claimed for labor und parts. The tollowing vehicles will be tor sale and cash is required. 2001 Ford Expedition vin#( lFMRUl5W51LB62703) $1385.16. 2003Chevrolet Impala vin# (2G1 WF52E539301462) $293.55. Scaled bids will be accepted. These liens are subject to entorcemcnt pursuant to section 713.585, Florida Statutes and vehicles may be sold to satisfy these liens. The owner of the vehicle or any person claiming an interest in or lien thereon has a right to a hearing at any time prior to the scheduled date of sale by filing a demand for hearing with the clerk of the circuit court in Duval county and mailing copies of the demand for hearing to all other owners and Iicnors as reflected on the notice. The owner of the vehicle has a right to recover possession of the vehicle without instituting judicial proceedingsby posting bond in accordance with the provisions of section 559.917, Florida Statutes (Motor Vehicle Repair Act, see Exhibit D). Any procetds from the sale of the vehicle remaining after payment of the amount claimed to he due and owing to the lienor will be deposited with clerk of the circuit court for disposition upon court order. MVR#MV'7'1.l, 1 FLORIDA COURT SETS ATHEIST HOLY DAY In Florida, an atheist created a case against Easter and Passover Holy days. He hired an attorney to bring a discrimination case against Christians and Jews and observances of their holy days. The argument was that it was unfair that atheists had no such recognized days. The case was brought before a judge. After listening to the passionate presentation by the lawyer, the judge banged his gavel declaring, "Case dismissed!" The lawyer immediately stood and objecting to the ruling saying, "Your honor, How can you possibly dismiss this case? The Christians have Christmas, Easter and others. The Jews have Passover, Yom Kippur and Hanukkah, yet my client and all other atheists have no such holidays..." The judge leaned forward in his chair saying, "But you do. Your client, counselor, is woefully ignorant." The lawyer said," Your Honor, we are unaware of any special observance or holiday for atheists." The judge said, "The calendar says April 1st is April Fools Day. Psalm 14:1 states, 'The fool says in his heart, there is no God.' Thus, it is the opinion of this court, that, if your client says there is no God, then he is a fool. Therefore, April 1st is his day. Court is adjourned..." THE ABOVE IS A JOKE. VOTING IS NOT! LEARN ABOUT VOTING RIGHTS LAWS

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PAGE A-4 THE STAR SEPTEMBER 22, 2012Talk of the Town! Talk of the Town! Frances Bradley Columnist frances@thefloridastar.comVolume Burks, Photographer E kaabo (eh-kah-bow). Welcome. NAME THAT TUNE!Ba doo ba doo ba doo ba doo doo. Doooo doo. Ba doo ba doo ba doo ba doo doo. Doooo doo. Ba doo ba doo ba doo ba doo doo. Doooo doo. Dooo doo doo doo doo. Doooo doo. If you guessed the opening bars of So What from Miles (no last name required) album, Kind of Blue youre a REAL jazz lover! IN JAZZ WE TRUST. Speaking of jazz lovers, readers of TALK OF THE TOWN! were introduced to the only jazz club in town, Jazzland Caf on the citys Arlington-side (you know, like Northside, Westside, Eastside, Southside), in our first column one year ago and throughout the year. Carole Freeman owner of the club, is a jazz aficionado, who presents live jazz every Friday and Saturday night and a jam session on Tuesdays (havent made it yet, but I hear it is a blast). Recently we stopped in to catch the debut performance of Femunician Jazz Ensemble, an all-female jazz band. They were smoking! Headed by flutist, Linda Witsell, the group includes Allana Southerland saxophone, Joyce Genwright bass guitar, Gwenetta McIntyre piano, and Melanie Di Lorenzo drums. The ensemble came about as the result of a suggestion from Jazzlands Freeman to Witsell, who has played with other bands at the club. And the rest, as they say, is history. Femunician will appear monthly at Jazzland. Jazzland is located at 1324 University Boulevard (near the corner of University and Arlington Road). For the clubs calendar and other information, visit www.jazzlandcafe.com or call (904) 240-1009. Jacksonville Jazz Society Presents a Jazz Fling in White. All this talk about jazz makes me want to talk about jazz! TALK OF THE TOWN! readers, did you know that our city, once known as Cowford, home of the Jacksonville Jaguars, lead by its first African-American mayor (in the year of our first African-American President of the United States) has a real, live jazz organization? We do. It is the Jacksonville Jazz Society Actually, one would expect a city the size of Jacksonville, which boasts the largest, free jazz festival in the nation, to have a group dedicated to the promotion of the musical art form known as jazz. The Jacksonville Jazz Society, about 3 or 4 years old, was originally known as the Ritz Jazz Society. The association continues to grow under the leadership of Anthony Harmon, President, Naim Rashid, Vice President, Linda Witsell, Secretary, and Marquetta Sturdivant, Treasurer. The society recently held an elegant soiree and fund raiser at The Place Carl Gambles banquet room at 8 th and Main in Springfield. Members and guests were chic in all white attire, while enjoying delicious delectables catered by Carl and dancing to the sounds of live music by Pierre & Company. Membership in the society is open to anyone who is interested in all genres of jazz music. The group enjoys attending jazz sets around the city, travelling to jazz festivals (they are planning a trip to the French Quarter Festival in New Orleans, April, 2013), and listening to and discussing the nuances of the music. Contact ear.on.jazz@gmail.com for more information. Frances Bradley with Carl Gamble, Owner, The Place and Carl's on Main Street Aren't they lovely, left to right, Gloria Gardner, Linda Witsell, Karen Brown, and Shirley Douglas? "Barmeister" Linnie Williams of Carl's Main Street Catering Pretty in white, left to right, Diane Ricketts, Velma Adams, Paula Myrick, and Ida Commodore Ok Sun Burks, Ken Hamilton, Frances Bradley join Helen Holloway and friend Queenie Thompson of Orlando with best bud, Vimilakshi Archer The Galvins Jazz Society members have fun! Jazzland Cafe's Owner Carol Freeman, with The Southern Art Music Ensemble, left to right, ,Alfred Salvant, George Rodgers, Michael Decuir, and Michael Ryce Kenny MacKenzie Trio: Kenny MacKenzie, piano, Scott Mariash, drums, and John Pellegrino, bass "Femunician", left to right, Gwenetta McIntyre, Joyce Genwright, Allana Southerland, Melanie Di Lorenzo-, and Linda Witsell with Carole Freeman Enjoying the music are, left to right, N'goma and Normadine Woolfrite, Millie and Warren Small Longineu Parsons Quartet Carole Freeman "Femunician" on stage at Jazzland Cafe Jacksonville Jazz Society officers, left to right, Anthony Harmon, Marquetta Sturdivant, Linda Witsell, and Na'im Rashid

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 THE STAR PAGE A-5 H.Res. 542JOIN CONGRESSWOMANon NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAYfor the For the People Voter Protection Initiative H. Res. 542 DUVAL COUNTY SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS OFFICE105 East Monroe Street Jacksonville, FL 32202 904-630-1414ON SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 11:00 AM 1:00 PMAT THIS EVENT YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:REGISTER to vote LEARN about Duval voting rights laws HEAR from local, state, and federal ofcials on the importance of voting LEARN ABOUT FLORIDA VOTING RIGHTS LAWS: CORRINEBROWN.HOUSE.GOV CORRINE BROWNVOTE READY! to get constituents

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PAGE A-6 THESTAR SEPTEMBER 22, 2012ENTERTAINMENT OogielovesDelighting Children Everywhere!By Rych McCain, feedbackrych@sbcglobal.net and Facebook Photos Courtesy of Kenn Viselman Presents In a fairytale village called Lovelyloveville; there live three tight knit friends who happen to be Oogieloves. They are colorful and full of clean, honest fun. The green one is Goobie. He is stereotypically branded as nerdy because he scientastically loves science, is an inventor and wears glasses. The yellow girl Oogielove is Zoozie, who speaks every language including Animal and loves everything to do with sparkles and the color pink. Rounding out the trio via the color purple is Toofie, a fearless adventurer who faces every obstacle with unabashed excitement and courage. The film centers on the trio planning to give their sleepy pillow friend Schluuty a surprise birthday party and gifting him with five magic balloons. Unfortunately, on the way to the party, their buddy J. Edgar the vacuum cleaner was bringing the balloons and goofed up and let go of them and they drifted away in the sky. The three Oogieloves then set out to find the five magic balloons with the help of Windy Window and the adventure begins. On the way they run into very interesting people. Oogieloves is filled with music and interactive entertainment that will encourage the children to sing and even get up and dance with the characters on screen via on screen cues to tell them when to begin and stop. The whole concept of Oogieloves comes from veteran childrens entertainment creator Kenn Viselman who gave the world Thomas the Tank Engine and the Teletubbies. Viselmans cast reads like a whos-who of showbusiness including Grammy winner Toni Braxton, Academy Award winner Cloris Leachman, Emmy winner Christopher Lloyd, Academy Award Nominated Chazz Palminteri, Cary Elwes and Jamie Pressly. Viselman went to see a Tyler Perry movie in a predominantly African-American theater and was taken back by the fact that Blacks talk back to the screen. So when asked where he got the idea for a childrens movie that would allow them to interact with the screen he laughs saying, For me, I had this question. What would make a movie appropriate? What would get young kids to go to a movie and actually be able to enjoy themselves? The Tyler Perry experience stuck in his head and the Oogielove interactive concept was born. Viselman continued, We looked for really good character actors, we tried to create something between the musical sounds and the little jokes that everyone would understand including the youngest viewer but wouldnt alienate the care giver whos there saying huh, Im going to hate going to this movie but Im doing it anyway. That wasnt the kind of show I wanted to make. Viselman is a strong proponent to G rated films especially for children and objects to the violence and other negative offerings in PG rated films just so the studios can lure the parents and children into the theaters. He explains, Its just not necessary. I believe that there is enough violence in the world that we can have 83 minutes of love. We can show kids love. Kids learn from the behavior that they see. Why do we have to present hell to them? Why do we have to tell them theres something evil so you had better be good or youll experience evil? Why cant we just experience love? So we put the Oogieloves in Lovelyloveville for that reason. ************************************Rych McCains Hollyhood Notes!By Rych McCain, feedbackrych@sbcglobal.net and FacebookTV : A busy year for Actress Vanessa Bell Calloway continues with a guest role on Matthew Perrys new NBC series Go On. Playing the mother of Owen (Tyler James Williams), a member of Perrys support group, Calloway was initially invited to guest star in one episode but has already been invited to return. Calloway is also currently in production on John Wells top-rated hour-long drama Shameless (January 2013) on Showtime. In addition, she will appear in three upcoming feature films: The Obama Effect, The Under Shepherd, and The Last Fall, winner of the HBO Best Feature Film Award at the Marthas Vineyard African American Film Festival (2012). Go On airs Tuesdays at 9/8c on NBC. Its time for another revolution! Gabriel Iglesias is back at it and taking over the Ft. Lauderdale Improv with his funniest friends for the second season of Gabriel Iglesias Presents StandUp Revolution, premiering on Comedy Central on Thursday, October 4 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Iglesias opens each of the six episodes with all-new material, introducing several stand-up guests throughout each show. Comedian, long-time friend and the craziest man in show business Martin Moreno returns as the show announcer and guest commentator, and three-time GRAMMY Award-winners Ozomatli are also back to rock out as the house band. New this season, Fluffy gets animated for several never-before-seen cartoons. Comedians stopping by to join the fun include Ian Bagg, Tony Baker, Dov Davidoff, Pablo Francisco, Dillon Garcia, Nick Guerra, Trevor Noah, Thai Rivera, Alfred Robles, Wil Sylvince, Gina Yashere, and Dustin Ybarra. Actor and comedian Mike Epps will once again host this years BET HIP HOP AWARDS The festivities will tape from the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center in Atlanta on Saturday, September 29, 2012 with the network premiere on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 8:00 pm*. Festival : The short film Juliette Fairleys Mulattos Dilemma (JFMD) premiered this weekend at the New York International Film Festival in Los Angeles to a full house at the Raleigh Film Studios in Hollywood this past weekend.It is rewarding to sit in the audience and experience the viewers response to my work, said Fairley. What started as a solo show that Fairley performed alone off-Broadway two years ago at the Roy Arias Theater in New York and the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks has quickly gained significance on the film festival circuit due to the television syndication of the prequel Mulatto Saga. JFMD is the sequel to the short film Mulatto Saga, which is currently airing on network affiliates and cable stations across the country, including KCAL TV in Los Angeles and CBS in New York. Movies : The Oogieloves in The Big Ballon Adventure. Kenn Viselman Presents Starring Toni Braxton, Cloris Leachman, Christopher Lloyd, Chazz Palminteri, Cary Elwes and Jaime Pressly. Directed by Matthew Diamond. Written by Scott Stabile. The Oogieloves created by Kenn Viselman. Produced by Kenn Viselman and Gayle Dickie. The three Oogieloves had planned a surprise birthday party for their friend Schluufy the pillow. They were going to give him five magic balloons but their friend who was delivering the balloons to them accidently let them go and fly into the sky when his bike crashed. The Oogieloves then got on their bikes to find the balloons and the adventure begins. This is a wholesome flick for 3 to 7 year-olds. Children over that age may loose interest. Sleepwalk With Me. IFC Films. Starring Mike Birbiglia, Lauren Ambrose, James Rebhorn and Carol Kane. Writer & Director, Mike Birbiglia. Co-Directed by Seth Barrish. Produced by Ira Glass. This is a comedy but it is based on the true story of comedian Mike Birgiglia who is a habitual sleep walker in real life. Sleep walking is a brain dysfunction where the mind cannot distinguish between things that go on in a dream and real life. So while they are asleep, they physically get up and act out what they are dreaming about like it is real. Some parts are funny but others are serious like the time Birbiglia was dreaming that he was on a crashing spaceship and the only way out was to jump through a window in the spaceship. Unfortunately, the dream was so real that he actually got up and jumped out of a second story hotel window while still sleep and had to be hospitalized. This is one of those small, odd type of movies that only a select few can appreciate. Hit up my blogs: www.rychmccainhollyhoodnotes.blogspot.com www.rychmccainreviewwagon.blogspot.com Study, Observe and Win! Rych************************************Americas Young Globals See U.S. Role Differently, Author Says He Notes Benefits of Millennials Itch to Travel, Work Abroad By Ross H. Palfreyman Just a couple decades ago, only the young adult children of the very rich, the very religious or the very adventurous ventured abroad to live and work in other cultures. It was a life-changing experience for those of us fortunate enough to be offered it, says Ross Palfreyman a lawyer who recounts his two years as a young missionary during the 1970s in Two Years in Gods Mormon Army (www.mormonarmy.net). If you had wealthy parents, joined the Peace Corps or belonged to a faith with a belief in mission work, you were able to develop empathy and a broader world view at a younger age, he says. In my church, young men typically go abroad for their mission trip at 19 years old and stay for two years. For Baptists, it may be a group of high school students spending their spring break building a church in Haiti. Whatever the reason, the lessons learned were the same: Less ethnocentricity, the gratification that comes from service to your fellow man, self-discipline, self-sacrifice. Travel abroad for work and study is no longer the experience of a select few and that has helped shape Americas young adults for the better, Palfreyman says. Surveys show they have a global world view fostered by the internet and social networks that cross boundaries. Having online friends in other countries and being immediately connected to events in faraway lands through social networks such as Twitter makes them curious about and respectful of other cultures, he says. Americas young adults are the First Globals, a term coined by the pollster John Zogby, Palfreyman says. The group of people born from 1979 to 1990 travel; they embrace and feel connected to other cultures; they want to make a difference. Thats exactly what his two years as a missionary did for him, Palfreyman says. He notes these characteristics of 22to 33-year-olds: Two-thirds have passports. By comparison, according to officials from the U.S. Travel Association, less than one-third of all Americans 30 percent have passports. Two of five Globals say they expect to live and work in a foreign capital at some time in their lives. 270,000 young people studied abroad in 2009-10. In 1989-90, only about 30,000 did so, according to the International Institute of Education. While Western European countries are still their top destinations, students are increasingly choosing more far-flung locales, especially China and other Asian nations. They want to make the world a better place to live." A study of 10,000 adults by Campbell & Co. fundraising consultants found this group is more likely than any other generation to cite world improvement as the key reason for their philanthropy. (They also give just as much as other generations.) They want to make a global impact. The Campbell study found they are most likely of all age groups to respond positively to messages that focus on the global impact of an organization's work. The problems we face today, such as global warming and regional conflicts, will require nations and cultures to work together toward solutions, Palfreyman says. This generation just might be able to achieve that.

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 THESTAR R. KELLY, TREYSONGZ ANDDAMIANMARLEYAMONG SINGERSSIZZLINGATJAMAICASREGGAESUMFEST PAGEA-7 R&B star Trey Songz BALTIMORE-A racial and sexual orientation discrimination lawsuit against the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel heads to trial this month in Howard County Circuit Court following an investigation by a federal compliance office that faulted the lab's April 2009 firing of the plaintiff, Desyree Dixon, of Baltimore. In her court complaint, Ms. Dixon recited numerous incidents of racial and sexual orientation harassment and discrimination since she began working at APL in the fall of 2007. She maintained that her termination was an example of the retaliation against her for protesting how she was treated. Her complaint describes Ms. Dixon as a gay, African American female of Jamaican descent. She had worked as a recruiter in APL's human resources department. "We are optimistic that if this goes to court, Howard County jurors will say what happened to Ms. Dixon was wrong, even if it was done by one of Howard County's largest employers," said David A. Branch, the attorney representing Ms. Dixon. "APL is a large federal contractor, and its refusal to date to correct its rampant culture of discrimination and retaliation, despite multiple federal rulings, is inexplicable. If what happened to Ms. Dixon can go on at one of Maryland's largest employers, it's clear that we have lots of work to do to ensure that the civil rights of all workers are upheld regardless of their race, religion or sexual orientation." According to the complaint, Ms. Dixon's coworkers subjected her to relentless harassment, homophobic jokes and comments. For instance, the complaint recites a conversation during a meeting in early 2008. "...a team member discussed a job candidate who had an androgynous appearance. The team member remarked in front of the entire team that it was impossible to tell whether 'it was a he or a she.' Other team members laughed at the joke. Plaintiff asked the team member whether the job candidate was hired. The team member responded, 'Of course not. If he or she can't even figure out what they are how are they going to do the job.' The complaint noted that Ms. Dixon's supervisor, Rebecca Casanova, who is white Hispanic, was present at this meeting, as well as on other occasions when inappropriate racial and sexual comments were made. Moreover, the complaint cited the response from Ms. Casanova after the supervisor learned that her new employee was gay. "Ms. Casanova later told Plaintiff that Plaintiff should not tell people in the Space Department that she was gay, especially the managers, because they 'are conservative' and would not react positively to the information. Ms. Casanova later said, 'This is great I get to check five boxes for you: gay, black, female, Jamaican, and Catholic." At another time, the complaint said that Ms. Casanova told Ms. Dixon that JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY APPLIED PHYSICS LAB ACCUSED OF RACIAL AND SEXUAL ORIENTATION DISCRIMINATION; CASE HEADS TO TRIAL THISWEEK she and her daughter had gone to see the play, Lion King. "Ms. Casanova stated to Plaintiff that Plaintiff reminded Ms. Casanova of the monkey in the Lion King because of his hair and the animated way he jumped around." Furthermore, the complaint noted that after talking to supervisors about the inappropriate behavior of her colleagues, Ms. Dixon was terminated in April 2009 when the lab contended that she did not follow proper policy with her timecards and mischarged 3.6 hours of time. Under federal contracting laws, APL is subject to regulations applied by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). Ms. Dixon asked OFCCP to investigate her wrongful termination. In May, OFCCP determined that APL applied its timecard policy inconsistently by failing to terminate "a non-minority male employee who was found guilty of timecard fraud on several occasions." OFCCP concluded that APL's termination of Ms. Dixon, a "positively performing employee" was under a timecard fraud policy that was inconsistently applied and "fails every reasonable test of a pattern and practice." Remarking on Ms. Dixon's complaints, as well as others reviewed by OFCCP, Mr. Branch said, "This isn't like the local Human Rights office, which often doesn't have the resources to fully investigate cases and simply issues a right to sue letter. This is the federal government the same federal government that gives APL hundreds of millions a year in federal contracts. It dedicated the resources to really examine every person's claims and found in each of these cases that APL violated its federal contracts." Beanie Man Tessane Chyn Elephant Man Lady Saw Damian Marley R.Kelly fans thrilled in his performance

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 THESTAR PAGEB-1 Mayor Alvin Browns Wife, Santhea Keynote Speaker As Sinal Sisters in Christ Host 12th Annual Women's Conference The women of Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church in Jacksonville recently held their 12th annual womens conference under the theme, Spiritual Transformation Romans 12:1-2. The sisters of the Mount as they are often referred to had the pleasure of hosting Mrs. Santhea Hicks-Brown as keynote speaker at the event. The wife of the Mayor of Jacksonville, Alvin Brown encouraged and uplifted the women in her address. The SSIC (Sinai Sisters In Christ) are certainly proud of their organization which began back in 2000. After vision development and determining the needs, Pastor R. L. Gundy suggested the name Sinai Sisters in Christ and as a result, the ministry was birthed. The first President was Sis. Vermeil Kielce. She maintained her post Tara R Smith and Iva M. Smith Soulful gospel great Vickie Winans bought the house down during the Annual Black and White Ball. Attendees included our own publisher C The Sinai Sisters In Christ Women's Ministry: Mas Spice, Betty J. Cothron, Janet Jones, Jackie Alderman, Eloise Burroughs, Mary Kimbrough, Classie Roberts, Jackie Jones, Santhea Hicks Brown wife of Jacksonvilles Mayor Alvin Brown, Wallette Gundy Chair, Caroly Wood, Delores Gordon, Sandra Thompson, Loraine Brown, Kimberly Smokes, Lola Salters, Rose Johnson, Willie M McGray, Virginia Daise, Doris Erv in, Alice Melton, Roslyn Robinson, Julia Floyd, Shirley Williamson, Evelyn Jackson, Patricia Greene, Mary McDougal, and Laver Sanders. Sandra Thompson and Pastor R. L. Gundy Wallette Gundy Chair, Keynote Speaker Santhea HicksBrown, wife of Jacksonvilles Mayor Alvin, Cora Albertie, and Sheryl Walker. until the torch was passed on to Sis. Wallette Gundy who became the new Chair of the SSIC in 2003 It was determined that there was an absolute need to bring all the women of the church together to meet the total needs of the girls and women within the ministry, said a spokeswoman. We address, educate and discuss them on a variety of topics including, domestic violence, Christian Education, evangelism, women health issues, and conduct exercise classes. We also participate in round table discussions with the young girls, support college and university students, and conduct annual retreats, workshops, and conferences. Overall, she noted, Our goal and mission is to meet the needs of the total women spiritually, socially, economically, educationally and informed politically. Gospel Legend Vickie Winans Delivers During New Bethel AMEs Second Annual Black And White Ball At The Wyndham Photos by Angela Favors-Morrell, Florida/Georgia Star

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The Patterns Show, The Art Center Premier Gallery on Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at 50 N. Laura Street, Suite 150, Bank of America Tower, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Forward's Forum: Are We Stuck in Reverse? ThisWednesday, September 26, 2012, at the Community First Credit Union (Lee Street), 637 N. Lee Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. For more information call 904.354.8537. Leon Russell, at theFlorida Theatre, on Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at 128 E. Forsyth Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Please call 904.355.2787 for any information. Movies @ Main 2012: Pirate of the Caribbean: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL, onThursday, September 27, 2012, at the Jacksonville Main Library, 303 N. Laura Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Contact 904.630.2665 for all information. Brad Paisley with The Band Perry and Scotty McCreery, onThursday, September 27, 2012, at the Veterans Memorial Arena, 300 A. Philip Randolph Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32202. MOSH After Dark: Beer Workshop with Intuition Ale Works, on Thursday, September 27, 2012, at the Museum of Science and History (MOSH), 1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207. Call 904.396.MOSH for any information. Wines of the World: A Food and Wine Experience, this Friday, September 28, 2012, at the Jacksonville Main Library, 303 N. Laura Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. For more information contact 904.630.2665. Batch 19 Presents: Professor Whiskey's Traveling Bizarre Bazaar's Roaring 20's Pre-Prohibition Party, on Friday, September 28, 2012, at the The Phoenix Taproom, 325 W. Forsyth St., Jacksonville, FL 32206. For more information call 904.634.8813 River Rally River City Bluez Band, Friday, September 28, 2012, at the River City Brewing Company, 835 Museum Cir., Jacksonville, FL 32207.Call 904.398.2299 for additional information. Community Activities, contd......PAGE B 2 THE STAR SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 *****/Community Activities CANCELED Jacksonville Got Talent, on Saturday September 22, 2012, Times Union Center for Performing Arts, 300 W. Water Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Hemophilia Walk, this Saturday, September 22, 2012, The Jacksonville Landing 2 Independent Dr. W., Jacksonville, FL 32202. Call 904.353.1188 for mor information. White Scripts and Black Supermen: Black Masculinities in American Comic Books onSaturday, September 22, 2012, at the Jacksonville Main Library, 303 N. Laura Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Contact 904.630.2665 for more information. CFF Tailgate Kickoff to a Cure, this Sunday, September 23, 2012, at the EverBank Field, 1 Everbank Field Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Contact 904.633.6100 for additional information. Come out and join River Region Human Services and Gateway Community Services for the annual RECOVERY WALK. September marks the 23rd annual observance of National Recovery Month (Recovery Month).Contact Kenneth Arnold at (904) 899-6300, ext. 4444, or KArnold@rrhs.org for more details.Visit our Strength through Recovery Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/StrengththroughRecovery. Sunday Night Jam, this Sunday, September 23, 2012, at the Underbelly, 113 E. Bay St., Jacksonville, FL 32202 Musician's Monday, 1904 Music Hall, at 19 N. Ocean St., Jacksonville, FL 32202, on Monday September 24, 2012. Please call 904.434.3475 for any information. Art With A Heart in Heathcare Exhibition, MOCA Jacksonville, on Monday, September 24, 2012, at 333 N. Laura Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Contact 904.366.6911 for additional information. ReFocus: Art of the 1980s, MOCA Jacksonville, this Monday, September 24, 2012, 333 N. Laura Street, .Jacksonville, FL 32202. For more detailed information call 904.366.6911. Downtown Top to Bottom Walking Tour, onTuesday, September 25, 2012 at The Jacksonville Landing, at 2 Independent Dr. W., Jacksonville, FL 32202. Price Is Right, Live! Tuesday, September 25, 2012, at the Times Union Center for Performing Arts, 300 W. Water Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Call 904 633.6110 for all information. Free Workshop: 5 Reasons why your business should have a Mobile APP, Hampton Inn, Tuesday, September 25, 2012, at 1331 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32207. Contact 904.396.7770 for additional information. 3rd Annual Smart Women Make Change Event, on Wednesday September 26, 2012 Hyatt Regency at Jacksonville Riverfront, 225 E. Coastline Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32202. (StatePoint) As a woman, you most likely experience aches and pains from your daily activities no matter what your lifestyle entails. In fact, a recent study shows 89 percent of women experience some type of muscle or joint pain every year, and 63 percent experience it weekly, according to ProAct, an independent marketing research firm. But whether the discomfort stems from a day at work, strenuous exercise or housework, pain has its price -from feeling tired and low on energy, to contributing to feelings of stress, depression and frustration. Before discomfort gets the better of you, reduce your risk for pain and relieve the aches you already have with these simple measures: Avoid overexertion: Dont save all your heavy-duty chores for one weekend, especially if youre not regularly active. If you suddenly spend the whole day cleaning out your basement, or climbing ladders to clear gutters, muscle strain or overexertion is highly likely, says family physician Elena Klimenko, M.D. You have to let muscles build up gradually. The same goes for working out. Consult a physician or fitness professional to build an exercise routine safely. Relax: Hot baths, gentle stretching and meditation can help prevent and relieve stress-related muscle tension and stiffness. Even if it means putting the kids to bed early or turning your phone off for an hour, incorporate stress-free down time into your busy day, every day. Relieve: Next time you experience pain, avoid popping conventional painkillers that masks symptoms. A homeopathic medicine works with your body to relieve not only pain, but also swelling, which is a common reason for pain, says Dr. Klimenko. It does so without the risk of drug interactions or complications, even if combined with pharmaceuticals. For example, Dr. Klimenko recommends Arnicare Gel from Boiron, an over-thecounter gel that can be applied anywhere on the body to reduce muscle pain and stiffness, swelling from injuries, and bruises. Because it relies on a natural active ingredient, you can safely use it as a first line therapy to relieve pain. More information can be found at www.Arnicare.com. Maintain a healthy weight: Excess weight puts undue stress on joints. Try a diet that promotes joint and tissue heath. Eat foods high in Omega-3 fatty acids like salmon. Add flaxseeds to salads or try cooking with mustard seed, ginger, turmeric or cayenne pepper, all of which have anti-inflammatory properties. Take breaks from computer work: ProActs research shows that womens aches and pains stem more from daily activities like sitting at a computer too long than from injuries. Be sure to take periodic walking breaks or sit on a ball to keep muscles activated. While modern life has created challenges that lead to aches and pains, Dr. Klimenko says women dont need to grin and bear it. You can take proper care of yourself to avoid pain and treat aches naturally before they get out of hand. For more natural health tips, follow Dr. Klimenkos blog at www.DrElenaKlimenko.com. ***** Five Tips for Women to Deal with Everyday Aches and Pains Announcements, meetings, happenings, and community events scheduled in Jacksonville and the surrounding area Get Savvy about Healthcare to Protect Your Family (StatePoint) Health care costs are on the rise. Between a maturing baby boom population and an explosion of available tests, treatments and devices, Americans spend about twice as much per capita for healthcare compared to other western countries. Some experts warn that despite legislation like the Affordable Care Act that promises to expand quality coverage to everyone, there are still a lot of unknowns about the future of healthcare in this country. Getting savvy about your health and the future of healthcare politics can help protect you and your family, no matter what trends we see in the years to come, says Virgil Simons, Founder and President of The Prostate Net, a non-profit patient education and advocacy organization. Here are some important steps to consider: Know your health risks. Some populations are more susceptible to certain diseases than others, and if you have a family history of a particular disease, you may be genetically predisposed for a certain condition. Take advantage of free screenings where possible and make realistic and appropriate decisions about what diagnostic exams are important for you to receive. Testing for the sake of testing can add enormous costs to your health care bills and may not be worth the price tag. Disparity in quality of care is often due to lack of knowledge. Empower yourself to get better care with free resources. For example, The Prostate Nets bimonthly In the Know newsletters serve as a thorough review of information and developments in healthcare of critical importance to men. You can access the free newsletters online or order a print edition at www.ProstateNet.com/intheknow_a.htm. A recent study conducted by the Commonwealth Fund found that uninsured and underinsured U.S. women are more likely to skip care because of costs than women in 10 other industrialized nations. Be an advocate for affordable care by becoming an active voter and engaging your elected officials. Seek alternate sources of information. Health symposiums and conventions, for example, bring together patients and doctors for a healthy exchange of information not normally available. The Prostate Cancer Educational Symposium is a series of events that are free to attend and will address risk awareness, treatment options, and disease management. To register, visit www.TheProstateNet.org/Symposium.html. Take steps to reduce your chance of being diagnosed with a life-threatening disease. You can start by eliminating risky habits like smoking, reducing your intake of alcohol and highly processed foods, and eating a diet rich in vegetables, lean meats and whole grains. Obesity increases your risk for diseases like cancer, heart disease and diabetes. Incorporate exercise into your day to help maintain a healthy weight. No matter what the future holds politically for healthcare reform, Americans can become their own health advocates by getting informed. *****

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SEPTEMBER 22 THESTAR Former Pirates Player Slays It On The Field Earning SEC Defensive Player Of The Week Title By DEMETRIOUSLAWRENCE Florida/Georgia Star If South Alabama has any chance to upset No. 23 Mississippi State this week one thing is for certain do not throw to Darius Slays side of the field! Slay, the Bulldogs' do-everything star, was this weeks the SEC Defensive Player of the Week. The electrifying senior defensive back has certainly earned it Slay recorded six tackles, two interceptions, a fumble recovery and a pass break up in the Bulldogs' 30-24 win over Troy. Slay's four interceptions this year has him tied for the most in the nation. Mississippi State first signed him out of Brunswick, Ga., where he played with the Brunswick High Pirates as an all-state running back and defensive back. He was named All-State by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution at defensive back following his senior season. Slay was also chosen for the Georgia North-South All Star Game plus he rushed for over 1,300 yards and 15 touchdowns in the 2008 season. He intercepted six passes with two touchdown returns. Then he committed to Mississippi State in July 2010 over offers from Kentucky, Georgia and Oklahoma State. Slay then went on to play two seasons at Itawamba [MS] CC for Coach Jon Williams and was twice named an All-Region selection, earned first-team All-State for both his defensive play and kick return talents by the Mississippi Association of Junior College Coaches. Also voted first-team All-Region 23 by the national coaches, Slay collected 27 tackles and forced one fumble on defense. He caught three passes for 63 yards including a 43-yard touchdown. Junior College Grid Wire named him to their preseason All-America second team, and Mississippi Gridiron Magazine tabbed him All-MACJC prior to the campaign. As a freshman recognized as first-team All-State and All-Region 23 at cornerback and a second-team All-State kick returner. In recent seasons, no stat has been a better harbinger of success for the Bulldogs than turnover margin. Over the last three plus seasons, State has won 19 of 20 games when victorious in the turnover column. Conversely, the Bulldogs have won just four times out of 12 when losing the turnover battle. Through three games, State ranks atop the nation along with Alabama with a +11 turnover margin. The Bulldogs are tied for the national lead with both 12 forced turnovers and one lost turnover. The Mississippi State Bulldog defense has picked off a national-best seven passes and allowed opponents only an 102 passer rating, good ....for sixth in the SEC and 21st nationally.....I'd be willing to bet a small fortune that Darius Slay has a lot to do with that success! Brunswick High got the first glimpse of talent back when Slay was a Pirate Isaiah Crowell #1 of the Georgia Bulldogs rushes upfield against Darius Slay #47 and Wade Bonner #7 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs defense at Sanford Stadium on October 1, 2011 in Athens, Georgia. Defensive back Darius Slay #9 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs intercepts a pass in the end zone in the fourth quarter of a NCAA college football game on September 8, 2012 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, Mississippi. First African Baptist Church SSI, Georgia Pastors Installati on Photo Highlights Show Churchs Continued Growth In Community

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 THESTAR PAGEB-4 Jacksonville Offense Fizzles In Home Opener Loss To Houston, 27-7 Before the Falcons won over the Broncos, local athletes who took London 2012 by storm were the stars at the Georgia Dome in an honors ceremony. Here are track and field stars who shared their medals. Left to right:Reese Hoffa from Augusta. The University of Georgia alum won a bronze medal in shotput during the 2012 London Games. Hoffa also competed in the 2004 and 2008 games. Angelo Taylor from Albany was a gold medalist on the 2000 and 2008 4x400m relay teams, and also won gold both years in the 400m hurdles. Taylor won a silver as part of the 4x400 relay team at the 2012 games. Ellenwoods DeeDee Trotter won the bronze in the 400 meters this year, but earned gold in the same event in 2004 and 2008. Next is Aries Merritt from Marietta, who currently holds the word record in 110m hurdles. Merritt won gold in the same event in London. Also pictured is Christian Taylor from Sandy Creek High School in Tyrone. Taylor is the Georgia state record holder in the long jump, triple jump and 400m. Taylor won gold in the triple jump in London. By MIKEBONTS Florida/Georgia Star A 27-7 loss to division rival Houston Sunday and an 0-2 start has the Jacksonville Jaguars looking for answers. "That was not a good showing," said first-year Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey. "We never really gave ourselves a chance to be in that ballgame against a very good football team." The Texans' defense recorded three sacks while holding Jacksonville to minus-4 yards through the air. The visitors took a 17point lead into halftime. Jaguars' QB Blaine Gabbert was 7-of-19 for 53 yards and a touchdown pass. The Jaguars recorded a franchise-low 117 total yards of offense and couldn't convert a third down in the game in nine tries. Maurice Jones-Drew rushed for 60 yards on 12 carries, a five-yard touchdown pass, one of three catches for seven yards. Mularkey is stressing to his club that the season has a long way to go. It was one football game. It was not a season. It was not a good day for the Jaguars, but it was one day. Fortunately, we have more games to play. Ive been in this position as a player and a coach, and really gone on to good things before the year was over with. Ive tried to show them this is not the end of the world," he said. The Texans' Arian Foster rushed for 110 yards and a touchdown. Ben Tate ran for a pair of TDs as Houston (2-0) used two long scoring drives in the second half to seal the victory. Foster became the all-time the Texans' rusher. He carried the ball 28 times and added six catches for 37 yards. Tate rushed for 74 yards on 12 carries and hauled in four passes for 23 yards. Houston QB Matt Schaub was26-of-35 passes for 195 yards. "Just a great all-around team effort," Texans coach Gary Kubiak said. "We played good physical football and protected the ball all day." Houston Game Notes Jacksonville opened a season with back-to-back losses for the first time since 2009 ...Foster passed Domanick Williams (3,195) for first on the franchise's all-time rushing list ... ... Jacksonville's previous franchise-low for yards was 126 on Dec. 16, 2004 against Houston ... The Texans ran 83 offensive plays, the most in team history in regulation ...Houston set a franchise record for time of possession, holding the ball for 43:17. Texans earned their fourth straight victory over Jacksonville and won back-to-back games to open a season for the third straight year. The game kicked off the 2012 Honor Rows Season,with more Atlantas Olympians Watch Falcons Win Over Broncos 27-21 COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Edward Waters Wins On The Road at Livingston e College 42-36 By MIKEBONTS Florida/Georgia Star SALISBURY The engine and transmission are in place at Livingstone College, but the Blue Bears may need to get their brakes checked.That was the storyline again Saturday at Alumni Stadium, where Livingston College scored enough points to win yet didn't. "We're working too hard," coach Elvin James said after win less Livingstone dropped a 42-36 decision to Edward Waters College (2-2). "Thirty-six points? That should be enough to win in the CIAA. But that's what happens when you dig yourself a big hole." The hole in question was a 28-7 deficit the Blue Bears (0-3) fell into early in the second quarter. It left their defenders a long way from happy. "They made it nerve-wracking," said winning coach Brad Bernard. "We were never sure of anything. That new quarterback they have is a great athlete. And coach James is doing a great job with the limited resources he has." Suwayne Hylton caught TD passes of 18 and 45, yards from QB Brandon Turman to give the Tigers an early 14-7 lead. Turman would add a six yard strike to Devion Laws. Hylton caught five passes for 125 yards. Ray Dukes scored on a 2 yard run and Ralph Shuler's eight yard TD rounded out the scoring for EWC. Phillip Teamer ran for 101 yards on 20 carries for the visitors. On the defensive side EWC's Arthur Smith returned a fumble 15 yards for a TD for a 35-21 halftime lead. Berta Balfour recorded seven unassisted tackles and six tackles along with an interception for the Tigers. Livingstone had allowed 161 points in three games, so a strong second-quarter and second-half showing was encouraging. "It's frustrating," said freshman linebacker James Franklin. "Sometimes we do things we things we than 500 students who earned their seat. More than 5,000 youth and their chaperones will participate in the Jaguars Foundations nationally recognized Honor Rows this year. Missing Pieces Seven players missed the Texans' game with injuries, including starting offensive linemen Eben Britton and Cameron Bradfield, linebacker Daryl Smith and cornerback Derek Cox. Backup running back Rashad Jennings, who started the opener against Minnesota, also missed Sunday. Meanwhile, Mularkey said he expects the second-year QB Blaine Gabbert to play Sunday despite an injury. I would anticipate Blaine playing, the head coach said Monday. Gabbert sustained the glute (butt muscle) injury against Houston but wasnt sure exactly when it occurred. Gabbert underwent an MRI and will be limited in practice. Up Next The Jaguars face another AFC Southern Division rival Sunday on the road at the Indianapolis Colts (1-1). Adam Vinatieri's 53yard field goal with eight seconds left that lifted the Colts to a 23-20 victory over the Minnesota Vikings Sunday. shouldn't be doing. We know better. We should be winning games. Freshman QB Drew Powell passed for 295 yards and three touchdowns and ran for Livingstone's two other scores. "This offense is definitely a sight to see," Powell said afterward. "But it has little to do with me or the players. It's the system. The players just make the system better. It's so effective, so unstoppable. Livingstone pulled within a touchdown on its first drive of the second half when Powell connected with Avery Collins on a 22-yard TD pass. It was 42-28 Tigers midway through the fourth period when LC mounted its final scoring drive, an 11-play, 70-yard march that culminated when Powell scored on a quarterback sneak with 5:41 remaining. After EWC was call for successive penalties on the PAT attempt, Livingstone opted to try for a two-point conversion. "I wanted them to go for two," Bernard said. "Because I wanted to stop them right there." Instead, wideout Montoria Hood took a hand off and scored on a sweep to the left side, bringing the Blue Bears within six points. Their final possession stalled when Powell threw an interception with 1:13 to play. "It's still early in the season," Turman said after passing for 191 yards and three TDs. "They have time to fix what's wrong. They're going to be all right." (Left) Americas golden girl of the track, Olympian Sanya Richards-Ross wife of Jags CBAaron Ross greets the crowd. Photos by Laurence Green/Star Photographer The BCCBand thrills sports fans during halftime as the Jags hosted their first homegame of the season. Photos by Laurence Green/Star Photographer Military members lead the Jaguars onto the field. Photos by Laurence Green/Star Photographer Jaguars linebacker tackling the Texans Matt Schaub just as he releases the ball Photos by Laurence Green/Star Photographer

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PAGE B-6 THESTAR SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 OPINION OWNER/PUBLISHER CLARA McLAUGHLIN LEATH MANAGEMENT LONZIE LEATH, RINETTA M. FEFIE SALES & MARKETING DAN EVANS OFFICE/ACCOUNTS MANAGER SHIQUITA WILSON LAYOUT EDITOR MAY E. FORD CRIME &JUSTICE KEVIN KIM CARIBBEAN NEWS/SPECIAL LAYOUT ARTHIA NIXONInvestigative Reporter : Lonzie Leath Reporters/Photographers : Marsha Phelts, Laurence Greene, F. M. Powell, III, Michael Phelts, Richard McLaughlin, Andrea F. K. 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Voters should make sure their registration is up to date and in good standing now and not wait until Election Day. If you have not voted since the last presidential election, please know that many delays and voter registration issues at the polls are easily remedied in advance with one phone call to the elections' office or a visit to our website at Duvalelections.com. One thing all voters must do prior to November 6th, is familiarize themselves with the ballot. For the first time, Duval County voters will be issued a four-page ballot which will contain 11 proposed amendments to the state Constitution. The amendments are quite lengthy to read and will require careful consideration. Because of this, I think it is reasonable to expect long delays and lines at the polls. There are several things voters can do to minimize potential delays: Research the amendments. Although my office is ministerial in nature and it is essential that it remain nonpartisan, there is a link to the Collins Center, collinscenter.org/, from our website which offers an objective interpretation of the amendments. The Collins Center is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that does an outstanding job of providing information on the amendments. Consider a Vote by Mail ballot, which is available to all registered voters. If you are unable to stand for long periods of time, or are under time constraints from work or school then consider voting by mail. Vote by Mail ballots allow voters to vote in their own time at their convenience, and are easily requested through Duvalelections.com or by calling (904) 630-1414. Voters planning to vote at the Polls or at an Early Voting site should mark their sample ballots and bring them to the polling place. Doing homework and marking your sample ballot will save time at the polls as you simply transcribe your choices to your official Election Day ballot. Sample ballots will be mailed approximately two weeks prior to the election to all registered voters. They are mailed to the addresses we have on file and are not forwarded by the U.S. Postal Service. That is another good reason to check registration status and make sure your address is current. Sample ballots will also be available on our website. When Voting Early or at the Polls please remember to bring a photo and signature identification to the polls, or you will be required to vote a provisional ballot. A list of acceptable forms of ID is available on our website as well as Early Voting locations, hours and wait times. Early Voting begins October 27th for eight consecutive days and ends November 3rd. The last day to request a Vote by Mail ballot is October 31st. On Election Day, polling places will be open 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. With plenty of advanced notice, proper preparation and three available voting options, there should be no reason to forgo one of the greatest freedoms afforded to all Americans. Jerry Holland is Duval Countys Supervisor of Elections

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 THE STAR PR 1 MAYOR BROWN COMMENDS STUDENT RECEIVING SCHOLARSHIP FOR PRESIDENTAL INAUGURAL CONFERENCEJACKSONVILLE, Fla.One of Mayor Alvin Browns key initiatives is education. A local student who took part in the mayors inaugural Learn2Earn program earlier this summer, will receive a check from VyStar Credit Union. The donation will pay for the student to visit the High School Presidential Inaugural Conference in January 2013. The scholarship will provide the student with a unique opportunity to learn about politics hands-on in Washington, D.C. Jacksonville's Only Pet Food Bank Has Critical ShortageFood Needed to Keep Pets Out of Shelters and With Their Families Cat food is critically low at Jacksonville's only Pet Food Bank, which is run by First Coast No More Homeless Pets (FCNMHP). The Pet Food Bank is holding a "Fill the Truck" event in hopes of raising enough donations to continue to give pet food to low-income pet owners on the First Coast. Supporters are asked to bring any brand of dry cat food to the Fill the Truck food drive September 29 from 10 am to 2 pm at Regency Square Mall. Donations can also be dropped off between now and September 29 at designated drop-off locations. Cash donations will also be accepted. The FCNMHP Pet Food Bank helps to reduce the number of animals euthanized due to overpopulation and owner surrenders to the shelter. Local shelters are full, so keeping pets with their families saves lives. Pet Food Bank clients include disabled veterans, seniors on a fixed income, victims of layoffs, single-parent families, and many others who are struggling to make ends meet and do not want to give up their family pets. Pet owners who receive food must meet income qualifications and pets must be spayed or neutered. FCNMHP offers free spay/neuter surgeries to those who qualify for food through the Pet Food Bank. Fill the Truck Food Drive Saturday September 29th from 10 am to 2 pm Location: Regency Square Mall Look for the Two Men and a Truck moving vanFood Drop-off Locations through 9/29 (locations will be updated on www.jaxpetfoodbank.org) Pet Supermarket in Jacksonville Beach, Publix in Atlantic Beach, FCNMHP Clinic at 6817 Norwood Ave. Jacksonville Animal Care and Protective Services at 2020 Forest St. in RiversideFCNMHP Adoption Center at 10503 San Jose Blvd. Sheran Shelton, the Director of A Magical Beginning Learning AcademyWould like to share 5 Great tips for creating a life time reader in your child:4. Incorporate play acting to make reading fun 5. Take regular trips to the library Reading to your child helps to build basic speech skills, teaches print concept, as well as cr eates a bond between parent and child. For more knowledgeable tips, please visit us at: www.themagicbeginshere.com 4218 Blanding Blvd. Jacksonville, Fl. 32210 (904)317-7455 1. Read to your child daily 2. Read age appropriate books to your child 3. Ensure that the books are eye catching and colorful

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 THE STAR PR 2 Americas Young Globals See U.S. Role Differently, Author Says He Notes Benefits of Millennials Itch to Travel, Work Abroad By Ross H. Palfreyman Just a couple decades ago, only the young adult children of the very rich, the very religious or the very adventurous ventured abroad to live and work in other cultures. It was a life-changing experience for those of us fortunate enough to be offered it, says Ross Palfreyman a lawyer who recounts his two years as a young missionary during the 1970s in Two Years in Gods Mormon Army (www.mormonarmy.net). If you had wealthy parents, joined the Peace Corps or belonged to a faith with a belief in mission work, you were able to develop empathy and a broader world view at a younger age, he says. In my church, young men typically go abroad for their mission trip at 19 years old and stay for two years. For Baptists, it may be a group of high school students spending their spring break building a church in Haiti. Whatever the reason, the lessons learned were the same: Less ethnocentricity, the gratification that comes from service to your fellow man, self-discipline, selfsacrifice. Travel abroad for work and study is no longer the experience of a select few and that has helped shape Americas young adults for the better, Palfreyman says. Surveys show they have a global world view fostered by the internet and social networks that cross boundaries. Having online friends in other countries and being immediately connected to events in faraway lands through social networks such as Twitter makes them curious about and respectful of other cultures, he says. Americas young adults are the First Globals, a term coined by the pollster John Zogby, Palfreyman says. The group of people born from 1979 to 1990 travel; they embrace and feel connected to other cultures; they want to make a difference. Thats exactly what his two years as a missionary did for him, Palfreyman says. He notes these characteristics of 22to 33-year-olds: Two-thirds have passports. By comparison, according to officials from the U.S. Travel Association, less than one-third of all Americans 30 percent have passports. Two of five Globals say they expect to live and work in a foreign capital at some time in their lives. 270,000 young people studied abroad in 2009-10. In 1989-90, only about 30,000 did so, according to the International Institute of Education. While Western European countries are still their top destinations, students are increasingly choosing more far-flung locales, especially China and other Asian nations. They want to make the world a better place to live." A study of 10,000 adults by Campbell & Co. fundraising consultants found this group is more likely than any other generation to cite world improvement as the key reason for their philanthropy. (They also give just as much as other generations.) They want to make a global impact. The Campbell study found they are most likely of all age groups to respond positively to messages that focus on the global impact of an organization's work. The problems we face today, such as global warming and regional conflicts, will require nations and cultures to work together toward solutions, Palfreyman says. This generation just might be able to achieve that. ************************************Fun Halloween Ideas for the Family(StatePoint) Autumn is here, which means Halloween is fast approaching. You can help make this season extra special for your kids by getting them in the spooky spirit with some great Halloween reading, viewing and hands-on activities. Eerie Reading With all that homework that comes with a new school year, you may be hard pressed to get your kids to do any extra reading. However, a fun Halloween book will earn their attention. Check out Professor Gargoyle: Tales From Lovecraft Middle School #1, by Charles Gilman, the first in a new series about the strange world of a creepy middle school. With a science teacher who morphs into a monster before you even open the book, this is one book you can judge by its cover, and it may also inspire a great costume. A nod to H.P. Lovecraft, the iconic horror author of the 20th century, this book is ideal for boys and girls ages 10 and older. To learn more about the book, visit www.lovecraftmiddleschool.com. Frightful Viewing Theres nothing more evocative of the season than a Halloween movie. You can make a night of it at home with some popcorn and an old classic like Its the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, or take the kids to the theater for a new tale. Hotel Transylvania, for example, a 3-D computer-animated film starring Adam Sandler and Selena Gomez, will make Dracula fun for kids. Creepy Crafting From carving your own Jack-o-Lanterns to designing your own Halloween costumes to adorning your house and yard with homemade decorations, Halloween presents the perfect opportunity to get creative with crafts. Encourage your kids to go the do-it-yourself route this year. Not only are homemade costumes so much more unique than store-bought costumes, they can be inexpensive to create and are a lot more satisfying to show off to friends. Safety note: let little ones design their own Jack-o-Lanterns and help you scoop out the pumpkin, but leave the actual carving to an adult. Great crafting ideas abound on the Internet, including costumes that require no sewing. For inspiration, visit www.parenting.com. Make this Halloween a memorable one for kids with some great new reads, films and crafts.

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 PREP RAP PR 3 This is a chart for you to use to talk with your family about fire prevention and safety. Cut it out and hang it on your refrigerator! Family Fire Safety ChecklistDo you have smoke detectors on every level of your home? Test them monthly and change the batteries at least once a year. Do you know two or more ways out of the house? Never use elevators (stairs are much safer) if there is a fire. Have you picked a place to meet the rest of your family once you are all out of the house? Once you are out of the house, stay out of the house. Dont touch matches, lighters or candles. They are for adult use only. Only cook in the kitchen when an adult is helping you. Smoke rises, so if there is a fire, stay low: crawl under the smoke. We are your communitys firefighters. We visit schools to talk to students about fire prevention and safety. We show the special clothing we wear to protect us from the smoke and heat of fire. We may look a bit scary, but we are not. We are here to help you.Fire Prevention and Safety! www.readingclubfun.com For extra fun, print out our free 5th Anniversary puzzles: Fire Prevention and Safety word search, and Lets Rock! crossword puzzle. The new Fall reading log and certificate set are ready too! Free Puzzles, Reading Log and Certificate! Find the 12 fire safety words or phrases in bold to the left, then circle them below in the puzzle. T Y N H W P M E E T F A H O D X O S G R V A L U S F N F P G F Y D K Q S R K Q P D H G U U O M P Y H G Y D S L Q E O R F Z C I O T T M D K E S H B V P V U P B E V K S J B I Q S J H D E E I A P H Y E Z F E N O Z T F T M O B G T T I U W C E O N T I E I C R L Y H T L W S C O N W K X D E Y I X T N W J N V Q J N R Z O N K J X Q L P S D C R A W L D X M B Y V Y S T J W Q K O I Y T Y P P R O T E C T U Z H I L H B P J L T J E J H I T W O S F V A L Z T M A R L J P C T D H A W J I L I O W A R V X X K I S W U O P T Q A O P I Y R F S D U T M D S H A S E J Q G S T A I R S T G J S S U E R F E A S T A Y O V H X I A I1. Have you ever heard of the Great Chicago ______ (1871)? 2. It was a fire so big and out of control that it burned almost 4 square miles of the ______ and even jumped across the Chicago River! 3. One story says that it started when a woman, named Mrs. OLeary, went to her barn to milk a cow and the cow kicked over her ______. (The story was made up by a reporter; the start of the fire is unknown.) 4. The buildings in the city were mostly made of ______ and were built very close together so it was easy for the fire to spread. 5. It is said that people didnt react right away and that the ______ were tired from fighting a different fire the day before and made some mistakes. 6. The blaze grew so big that it destroyed the pumps for the waterworks (the place that supplied the water to fight the fire) and the ______ was cut off. 7. Finally, after two days, the fire burned itself out, after destroying over 17,000 ______, killing hundreds of people and leaving about 90,000 others homeless. 8. Oddly, one of the buildings that didnt ______ was the waterworks tower. It is still there today! 9. Today, we space buildings in the city farther apart and use more ______ materials like metals. 10. 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Nth Dimensions Announces 2012Orthopaedic Summer Internship Winner Director of Nth Dimensions, Bonnie Mason presents 2012 Winner Sean Spence with first place honors.Tampa, FL Nth Dimensions, a non profit organization committed to increasing the pipeline of medical students from gender and ethnic minority groups seeking to become orthopaedic surgeons awarded Sean Spence, a second year medical student at the University of South Florida, with first place honors in the 2012 Annual Nth Dimensions/AAOS Orthopaedic Summer Internship Research Competition at the Annual Meeting and Scientific Assembly of the National Medical Association in New Orleans, Louisiana. From a field of 17 advancing second year medical students from across the country, Spence, walked away with the top research poster presentation. In addition to walking away with bragging rights, Spence will go on to represent Nth Dimensions and give his presentation at the 2013 American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons National Conference in Chicago. His research poster and project entitled, "Autologous Chodrocyte Implantation and High Tibial Osteotomy: Patient Based Outcomes, a relatively new procedure that repairs the articular cartilage in the knee, represented the culmination of his eightweek Orthopaedic Summer Internship at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine under the guidance of his preceptor, Dr. Michael Trice.Sean is an amazing talent. He accomplishes a great deal with the resources that he is given said Dr. Michael Trice. Kudos to Nth Dimension for giving people like Sean a chance." Throughout this summer internship, Sean and his 16 fellow interns had the opportunity to shadow orthopaedic surgeons who mentored them in both clinical and research settings. This competitive program is sponsored by Nth Dimensions Education Solutions (www.nthdimensions.org) and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 THE STAR PR 4

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Day Care Employees Arrested for Death of 4-Year-Old Boy Three women from a day care center were arrested after leaving a 4-year-old boy locked in a sweltering SUV for two-and-ahalf hours and died. Around 9 a.m., the children at this day care center were taken to a community pool. The employees, Paris Ward, 19, and Camille Gordon, 20, took the children, who ranged in age from infants to age 5, from the pool and headed to a park for lunch around 11:30 a.m. Ward and Gordon then loaded eight of the children, including 4-year-old Jordan Coleman, into the day cares black Toyota Sequoia at around 1:15 p.m. They were headed to an apartment to take a nap. Detectives said that the employees were making an effort to stay away from returning to the facility because they had too many children in their care and had run into trouble with county inspectors before for that violation. According to documents, 43-yearold Cecily Roberts, the day care owner, told Ward to take the children to an apartment. There was also only one booster seat in the vehicle for all eight children. Around 1:15 p.m., Ward and Gordon parked the Sequoia in the parking lot of an apartment complex and walked the children upstairs. They didnt realize at the time they only had seven children with them. Around 3:45 p.m. they returned to the SUV, and Ward saw Jordan lying unconscious across a back seat. She pulled him out of the SUV and onto the grass. Ward initially lied about how Jordan became unconscious, telling her coworker and a homicide detective that he somehow collapsed while getting into the SUV. About two hours into the investigation, Ward tearfully admitted the truth to another detective about what really happened. She told them she had forgotten about Jordan in the SUV and later found him unresponsive. Fire Rescue paramedics attempted to revive Jordan and transported him to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later. The doctor measured the body temperature of the 4-year-old which came back at 108 degrees. Ward was arrested. According to reports, the day care center has been closed since Jordans death. The Homicide Unit continues to investigate the death. Warrants were issued for Roberts and her daughter Gordons arrest. Gordon and Roberts were located in New York, where they escaped and tried to operate another day care. All women were charged with manslaughter. Roberts faces an additional charge of felony child care misrepresentation. Ward was released on a $10,000 bond. Crime and Justice Crime and JusticeA Publication of the Florida Star and Georgia StarSEPTEMBER 22, 2012 THE STAR C&J 1 As an African American newspaper, we basically report on offenses committed by African Americans. Please note that in our observations, weekly reports show that African Americans DO NOT commit the largest percentage of criminal offenses in this area. Cocaine Dealer ArrestedA Crack Cocaine dealer was arrested on multiple drug charges during an undercover drug bust. Narcotics detectives contacted Johnny Ramone Lloyd, 38, to purchase the illegal narcotics and set up a location near an intersection. At 2:15 p.m., Lloyd met with the undercover detective and money was exchanged for the Crack Cocaine. Once the deal was completed other Narcotics detectives and the Street Crimes Unit moved in and arrested Lloyd. Detectives said Lloyd began pulling away from them and appeared to be grabbing for something from his pants pocket or waist band. He was taken down to the ground and refused to comply. Officers feared Lloyd was attempting to get a weapon and used a taser on Lloyd. Lloyd was arrested and charged with sale and delivery of cocaine, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting an officer. This is Lloyds third booking. Johnny Lloyd Paris Ward Camille Gordon Cecily Roberts

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C&J 2 THE STAR SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 SSSHH! From Actual Police ReportsDid You Hear About?... Did You Hear About?... EDITORS NOTE: All suspects are deemed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. The Sheriffs Office reports are a matter of public record. The Star seeks to educate in the hope of keeping our community safe. If the Police Stop You What are some reasons police might stop me? Generally, because you: Are in the area where a crime just occurred Witness a crime Fit the description of a suspect Have been pointed out as a suspect Appear to need assistance Violate a law What should I consider if I am stopped? Officers may not be stopping you for the same reason you think Over-reaction and/or lack of cooperation will complicate the situation Police are trained to remain in a position that will enhance officer safety Actions and communications are not intended to offend you What actions should I take if Im approached by a police officer? Follow the officers instructions Keep your hands clearly visible Make slow and deliberate movements If a weapon is present: Verbally inform the officer of its exact location Do not make any gestures towards the weapon State whether you possess a concealed handgun permit Wait for specific instructions before making any movements Remain calm and do not become argumentative Cooperation can greatly reduce the time you are detained What actions should I take if Im in a vehicle that is approached by a police officer? Follow the officers instructions Remain seated in the vehicle; do not get out unless instructed to do so Keep your hands visible Turn on the interior light when its dark outside Produce your drivers license and vehicle registration upon request Do not reach for anything unless directed to do so by the officer When can I be searched by a police officer? When arrested When a warrant exists When probable cause for an arrest exists When consent is granted Be aware that if you are suspected of being armed, the police officer is allowed to frisk you for weapons to ensure the safety of everyone present. Your Safety Health Care Worker Exploits ElderlyA health care worker was arrested after being caught taking advantage of an elderly woman and using her credit cards. After noticing payments she never paid for, the victim contacted authorities to report that 27 fraudulent transactions had been made with her credit card. The transactions were made in many different locations. The total amount of payments made with the card were said to be over $400. During the investigation it was also determined that the victim, an 88-year-old female, who does not reside in the same county as the suspect, was diagnosed with medical issues within the last year that impair her judgment and require her to have nursing care. Detectives quickly collected video surveillance of the fraudulent credit card transactions. The video showed a black male using the victims credit card to make the purchases on every occasion. In one instance, the suspect even used the credit card to make a payment for a network service bill on his own account. The photographs gathered from the video surveillance were compared to the resident of the home where the network service was paid. It was determined that the photos matched. Investigation linked the photos from to a man named Titus Houston, 41. Detectives contacted Titus Houston at his home for questioning. He was shown photos from the surveillance video of a man making the fraudluent payments and he identified himself as the suspect in the photos. After being read his Miranda Rights, Houston admitted to being the victims home health care nurse and to making all of the fraudulent transactions in question. Houston did not admit to stealing the credit card from the victim. He could not remember how he obtained it. Houston also admitted that he knew the victims judgment was impaired. Houston was placed under arrest and charged with one count of exploitation of the elderly/disabled adult. His bond is set at $2,000. Detectives believe there may be more victims. Titus Houston

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Man Brutally Beats Stepdaughter for Not Being His Biological Daughter New Haven, CTPolice found a 9-year-old girl at a nearby park covered with scars and bruises. She told police that her stepbrothers beat her up, but later admitted that it was her stepfather, Craig Tracy Williams, 45, who beat her. She said she lied about her injuries because she was coached by Williams to do so. She pointed that the scars she had on her body were made from knives and said that she was handcuffed to a radiator by her ankles and wrists as she was bitten and hit with weapons such as a baseball bat, a flashlight, and a leather belt. Police located Williams with his wife and his four children at a gas station. They found out that Williams was planning to flee the town and leave his stepdaughter behind. The 9-year-old was reported earlier as a runaway and missing. Williams said that she needed punishment and that she doesnt listen. The young girl told police that she had been beat and abused for years and scars and bruises on her body were seen in various states of healing. Scars and bruises werent only on her body but also her face. She said her stepbrothers never were beat. Handcuffs and machetes were seized from Williams home. Williams was arrested and charged with second-degree assault and risk of injury to a minor. He is being held on $500,000 bond and may face more charges as the investigation continues. SEPTEMBER, 2012 THE STAR C&J 3Bizarre Crimes Bizarre Crimeswho, what, when...huh? Other Unusual Crimes Across the Nation Man Shot over Tipped Mailbox A man was arrested after shooting another over a tipped mailbox. Melissa Shirey, 33, told police that she was on her front porch when Daniel Negron, 34, was shot only a foot away from her. Shirey went inside as her boyfriend dragged Negron into the house to safety. Only one shot was fired and it went through Negrons chest. Negron has been at the hospital for several days and remains in critical condition. Shirey said a series of events led to the shooting and it was all over a mailbox. Jeffrey Antonio Reynolds, 33, had gotten into an altercation with Shireys friends a few weeks ago. Shirey said she had no problems with Reynolds until the tropical storm (Isaac) came through. He accused them of hitting his mailbox down. Shirey apologized and said they would fix it. She later saw that the mailbox was put back up, but it seemed as if Reynolds was still very enfuriated and wanted his revenge. Reynolds was said to have confronted Shirey or anybody that were friends with her. One of her friends reported that Reynolds drove up to her just to step out and punch her. Reynolds was arrested and charged with attempted murder and is being held on $500,000 bail. According to records, Reynolds served 20 months in 2004 for robbery. Teen Shoots Friends for Not Smoking Synthetic Marijuana With Him A 15-year-old boy was arrested for shooting his friends with a pellet gun and causing injuries for not smoking synthetic marijuana with him. Police received a call about a disturbance and two boys told deputies that they had been shot by Tybreel Levonte Bentley, 15, with a pellet gun causing open wounds and bleeding. A 14-year-old was shot in the back and a 15-year-old boy was shot in the calf, thumb and bicep. Another 15-year-old boy had been shot in the face about an inch and a half below his right eye, on the back of each arm, and twice in the back. All three boys said they had been hanging out at a home with Bentley who lit up a joint containing synthetic marijuana and started passing it around. All three boys told him that they didnt want to smoke it. One of the boys smacked the joint out of Bentleys hand, which angered him. Bentley then left, came back, and pulled a pellet gun hidden in his shirt and started shooting. Deputies responded to the home and the homeowner said that Bentley was hiding in a bedroom and gave them permission to force the door open. After a search, he was found with one of the victims cell phones. Bentley was arrested and charged with three felony counts of aggravated battery using a deadly weapon, and petit theft. Man Surrenders Six Hour Standoff After Being Convinced by Family, Family, and Facebook Messages Denver, COTwo men, Taveuan Williams, 19, and Michael Annan, 23, entered a RadioShack store with faces covered in red bandanas. Police responded to the robbery immediately and one of the men tried to leave, but ended up running back in the store as he fired a shot towards police. The two men held an employee hostage and barricaded him inside. A standoff began at around 9:48 a.m. between the robbers and police, which went on for six hours. Nearby residents were evacuated and businesses and four schools were locked down. One of the robbers were said to have exchanged fire with police at one point.Family and friends came to the scene crying, talking on cellphones, and praying. An uncle of Williams said that Williams told him, Were not coming out. Were going to be in jail for life, Uncle. We shot at cops. As the standoff continued, Williams was active on his facebook on his cell phone. A photo was uploaded of Williams and Annan in the store, which was uploaded on the Facebook page. Williams commented as he was still in the store, Swear to God ima die ... last pic. Williams began to write his thoughts out on the social networking site, trying to make decisions. Someone left a comment, Come on man! Yo daughter needs you. Think about her!At around 4 p.m., Williams and Annan surrendered. Williams later expressed the emotions and the fear he felt. He also emphasized on wanting to see his daughter in the future. Both men are being charged with kidnapping, aggravated robbery, and attempted first-degree murder of a police officer. Tybreel Bentley Jeffrey Reynolds

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C&J 4 THE STAR SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 Community Update Community Update Citizens with tips are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS. You can remain anonymous and become eligible for a reward. ON THE LOOKOUT MISSINGCHILDREN Name: Latronya Oteny Allen Age: 14 Weight: 170 lbs Last seen: 8/09/12 Name: Fallone Pinchinat Age: 17 Weight: 105 lbs Last seen: 8/24/12 Name: Gabriel Rene Age: 17 Weight: 170 lbs Last seen: 8/30/12 Name: Kianna Kristine Robinson Age:16 Weight:173 lbs Last seen: 8/11/12 Name: Lashawndra Tyquana Seymore Age: 16 Weight: 110 lbs Last seen: 8/25/12MOSTWANTED Burglary SuspectRashard Eric Lindsey DOB 01-27-92 6, 150 pounds Rashard Eric Lindsey is currently being sought. The suspect has an outstanding warrant for burglary with a $40,000 bond. Anyone with any information about the location of the suspect is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS or email at rewards@fccrimestoppers.com. You will remain anonymous and receive a possible reward if your tip leads to an arrest. Name:Nathan McDonaldOffense:Home invasion w/firearm other deadly weapon Name: Reginald M. Rivers Offense:Insurance Fraud Name: Devontae Leroy WilliamsOffense: Driving while license suspended first conviction Name:Dana Hicks Offense: Convicted of Failing to Register as a Sex Offender