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Larenz Tate is being sued by American Express

Sept. 29, 2014 - The Love Jones actor, Larenz Tate, is getting sued for $58,000 by American Express according to TMZ. The celebrity news site obtained court documents that claims Tate charged up to $57,912.85 on his American Express card, but hasn’t pay a dime.

In the lawsuit, AMEX says they sent a few demands for payment but received no response from Tate. The actor is currently filming a new movie called The White Water Movie. Read more at thegrio.com.

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Ebola

Doctor successfully treats Ebola patients with HIV drug

Sept. 29, 2014 - Desperate that his patients were dying from Ebola and running out of options, Dr. Gobee Logan from Liberia decided to try an HIV drug. Surprisingly, the treatment seemed to have some success.

The drug Dr. Logan gave his patients is known as lamivudine.  He treated 15  Ebola patients with the drug of which 13 survived. That is just a 7% mortality rate. Compare that to 70% of Ebola victims dying from the disease in West Africa. The idea to try the drug came from his reading of scientific studies and learning that HIV and Ebola have similarities in the way the replicate. Read more at thegrio.com.

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The-equalizer

Denzel Washington’s ‘The Equalizer’ debuts at number one

Sept. 29, 2014 - With a career spanning more than three decades and countless hit films to his credit, Denzel Washington has become a household name, and the nearly 60-year-old actor proved he’s still got star power as his new movie The Equalizer topped the box office this weekend.

Washington carried the new thriller to a $35 million debut weekend according to early estimates from industry trackers at Rentrak. Read more at thegrio.com.

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Events

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NHS’ FREE Foreclosure Intervention Workshops

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Location: Neighborhood Home Solutions, 1600 Dr. MLK St. So. in St. Pete

Seating is limited. Call 727-821-6897 or email admin@nhsfl.org to reserve your seat.

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HCC Corporate Open House

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Location: 39 Columbia Dr. in Tampa

Contact: Hillsborough Community College | Belinthia Berry | phone: 813-253-7413 | email: bberry@hccfl.edu | website: www.TampaTraining.com

Do you have questions about who we are, what we do, and how we can help you? HCC provides a wide array of services to local businesses. Learn more about how you can utilize your Community College to make your business more competitive. Get answers to all your questions at our October 2 Open House.

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Shaq's All Star Comedy Jam

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Location: USF Sundome in Tampa

Entering its fourth year, the tour features a true all-star lineup of some of the industry's most talented and sought after comedians, including headliner Mo’Nique, Gary Owen, Michael Blackson, and Tommy Davidson. Click here for ticket info.

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