How riding your bike can land you in trouble with the cops — if you're black

April 17, 2015 - If the tickets are any indication, Tampa residents must be the lousiest bicyclists in Florida.

They don't use lights at night. Don't ride close enough to the curb. Can't manage to keep their hands on the handlebars.  Read more at

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Bobby Brown tells concertgoers Bobbi Kristina is ‘awake’

Apr. 20, 2015 - Bobby Brown told concertgoers Saturday night that his daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, is awake nearly three months after she was found face down and unresponsive in a tub at her Georgia home.

Brown’s family has said she’s “fighting for her life” since she was found unresponsive Jan. 31. The 21-year-old Bobbi Kristina is the only daughter of Brown and the late Whitney Houston. Read more at

Category: General


Military father photobombs son at school picture day

Apr. 20, 2015 - School Picture Day has never been more heartwarming.

8-year-old Joshua thought he was just getting his yearly school picture taken, but as he stepped in front of the camera, he was photobombed by someone unexpected: Corporal James Bass, his father! Read more at

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"OSD MASTER CLASS" with Barbara Manzi, President/CEO of Manzi Metals

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Location: Sam Horton Instructional Services Center, 2920 N. 40th St. in Tampa

Contact: RSVP to AC Thomas | phone: 813.635.1243 | email:

Please join successful entrepreneur  Barbara Manzi of Manzi Metals in the second part series of the District's Office of Supplier Diversity Master Class Series.

Manzi has built her company into a multimillion dollar business that offers more than 2,000 metal materials to companies such as Rolls Royce, Lockheed Martin, NASA, The Department of Defense and other prestigious companies. 

Come hear her words of wisdom on growing a successful business and learn from her advice on entrepreneurship.

Category: Business Events

Business Success Workshop

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Location: 13805 58th Street N. Suite 1-200 in Clearwater

Contact: The Florida Small Business Development Center at Pinellas County | phone: (727) 453-7200

Ideal as a next step after starting a business or for refocusing experienced businesses. Learn the 3 essential steps to ensure your business success including planning, targeting customers, and managing cash.  Click here to learn more.

Category: Business Events

Mt. Zion College Prep 101 presents: "AN ALTERNATIVE TO COLLEGE"

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Location: Mt. Zion Progressive MB Church, 955 20th St. So. in St. Pete

Contact: phone: 727-894-4311

The focus will be on the US ARMED FORCES as a career alternative. Representatives will be present to provide you with detailed information and answer your questions. So, if you are thinking about joining the ARMY, AIR FORCE, MARINES or NAVY, come with your questions.

Category: General

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