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Public Radio Is Moving Into The ‘Urban Alternative’ Format

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is giving a total of $1.3 million to public stations in Milwaukee, Minneapolis, and Jackson, Mississippi to develop digital services offering “hip-hop/R&B music while remaining true to public radio’s values.” Similar channels are in place in Chicago, Denver, Houston, and Norfolk. – Inside Radio
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Tropical Storm Ida Forecast Discussion Number 17

Issued at 400 AM CDT Mon Aug 30 2021 000 WTNT44 KNHC 300859 TCDAT4 Tropical Storm Ida Discussion Number 17 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL092021 400 AM CDT Mon Aug 30 2021 Ida is now located well inland over southwestern Mississippi and weakening rapidly. However, Doppler velocity data from the Slidell, Louisiana, WSR-88D radar before it went down was still indicating velocity values near 90 kt between 4,000-4,500 ft, while the latest velocity data from Jackson, Mississip...
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1st death from Hurricane Ida, power out across New Orleans

By REBECCA SANTANA, KEVIN McGILL and JANET McCONNAUGHEY NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana sheriff’s office on Sunday reported the first death from Hurricane Ida just hours after the powerful storm slammed ashore. The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office said on Facebook that deputies responding to a report of someone injured by a fallen tree at a home in Prairieville confirmed the person’s death. Prairieville is a suburb of Baton Rouge, Louisiana’s capital city. The Facebook post did not include the p...
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Hurricane Ida lashes Louisiana, knocks out New Orleans power

By KEVIN MCGILL and JAY REEVES NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Ida blasted ashore Sunday as one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S., knocking out power to all of New Orleans, blowing roofs off buildings and reversing the flow of the Mississippi River as it rushed from the Louisiana coast into one of the nation’s most important industrial corridors. The Category 4 storm hit on the same date Hurricane Katrina ravaged Louisiana and Mississippi 16 years earlier, coming ashore about 45 mile...
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Hurricane Ida lashes Louisiana with winds, storm surge

By KEVIN MCGILL and JAY REEVES NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Ida blasted ashore Sunday as one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S., blowing off roofs and reversing the flow of the Mississippi River as it rushed from the Louisiana coast toward New Orleans and one of the nation’s most important industrial corridors. The Category 4 storm hit on the same date Hurricane Katrina ravaged Louisiana and Mississippi 16 years earlier, coming ashore about 45 miles (72 kilometers) west of where Ca...
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Wind, storm surge from Hurricane Ida lash Louisiana

By KEVIN MCGILL and JAY REEVES NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Ida blasted ashore Sunday as one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S., blowing off roofs and reversing the flow of the Mississippi River as it rushed from the Louisiana coast toward New Orleans and one of the nation’s most important industrial corridors. The Category 4 storm hit on the same date Hurricane Katrina ravaged Louisiana and Mississippi 16 years earlier, coming ashore about 45 miles (72 kilometers) west of where Ca...
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Mississippi's governor says people in the state are less scared of COVID-19 because they 'believe in eternal life'

Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves delivers a televised address prior to signing a bill retiring the last state flag with the Confederate battle emblem during a ceremony at the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Mississippi, on June 30, 2020. ROGELIO V. SOLIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said people in the state are "less scared" of COVID-19. "When you believe that living on this earth is but a blip on the screen, then you don't have to be so scared of t...
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Hurricane Ida forecast to strengthen as it nears Louisiana

By REBECCA SANTANA and KEVIN McGILL NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Forecasters warned residents along the northern Gulf of Mexico coast to rush preparations ahead of Hurricane Ida, which is expected to rapidly intensify and bring winds as high as 130 mph (209 kph), life-threatening storm surge and flooding rain when it slams ashore Sunday in Louisiana. The National Hurricane Center warned that super-warm Gulf waters are expected to soon rapidly magnify Ida’s destructive power, boosting it from a Category 2 ...
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Hurricane Ida strengthens, Louisiana braces for severe blow

By REBECCA SANTANA and KEVIN McGILL NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Forecasters warned residents along the northern Gulf of Mexico coast to rush preparations Saturday ahead of an intensifying Hurricane Ida, which is expected to bring winds as high as 130 mph (209 kph), life-threatening storm surge and flooding rain when it slams ashore in Louisiana on Sunday. Coastal highways saw heavy traffic as people moved to get out of the path of Ida, which the National Hurricane Center warned could grow to an extremely...
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Marine Corps Gen. Louis Wilson Jr. : Medal of Honor Monday

By Katie Lange Medal of Honor Monday USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Gen. Louis H. Wilson Jr. retired as the commandant of the Marine Corps in the late 1970s, but he made a name for himself long before that. During World War II, his heroics were vital to the U.S. recapture of Guam. His efforts earned him the Medal of Honor. Gen. Louis H. Wilson Jr. retired as the commandant of the Marine Corps in the late 1970s. Wilson was born on Feb. 11, 1920, in Brandon, Mississippi, to parents Louis and Ber...
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19 of the Best Road Trips in the USA

Pack your car, prepare your playlist, wind down the windows, and get ready for stunning views and adventures on an epic United States road trip. We’ve been taking road trips in the USA since 2004 before we had kids, and for the past 4 years in-depth with our kids, including a 10 month RV trip across the Western part of the USA. Snow Canyon State Park, Utah We’ve put together a list of what we think are the best road trips in the USA. We’ve experienced almost all of them (we threw ...
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Robert Moses, civil rights activist who led voter registration drives, dies at 86

By Rebecca Santana | Associated Press Robert Parris Moses, a civil rights activist who was shot at and endured beatings and jail while leading Black voter registration drives in the American South during the 1960s and later helped improve minority education in math, has died. He was 86. Moses, who was widely referred to as Bob, worked to dismantle segregation as the Mississippi field director of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee during the civil rights movement and was central to the...
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US virus caseload doubles over three weeks

By Heather Hollingsworth and Josh Funk | Associated Press The COVID-19 curve in the U.S. is rising again after months of decline, with the number of new cases per day doubling over the past three weeks, driven by the fast-spreading delta variant, lagging vaccination rates and Fourth of July gatherings. Confirmed infections climbed to an average of about 23,600 a day on Monday, up from 11,300 on June 23, according to Johns Hopkins University data. And all but two states — Maine and South Dakota ...
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16 of the best Marriott hotels in the US, from budget all-suite stays to luxury mountain retreats

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. In addition to live music, the hotel's "Backyard" offers a heated outdoor pool, hot tubs, fire pits, yard games, and cabanas with swing-style daybeds. Marriott The world's largest hotel chain, Marriott has more than 5,000 properties just in the US. Travelers can use Marriott Bonvoy points at more than 30 hotel brands, ranging from budget to luxe. We rounded up some of the best Marriott hotels in...
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Scouts suffer significant declines in membership

By David Crary | Associated Press America’s most iconic youth organizations – the Boy Scouts of America and the Girl Scouts of the USA – have been jolted by unprecedented one-year drops in membership, due partly to the pandemic, and partly to social trends that have been shrinking their ranks for decades. While both organizations insist they’ll survive, the dramatic declines raise questions about how effectively they’ll be able to carry out their time-honored missions — teaching skills and team...
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Search Is on for Man Suspected of Shooting FBI Agent

Authorities are searching for a man suspected of shooting and wounding an FBI special agent in Jackson, Mississippi, over the weekend.
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FBI: Agent Shot, Wounded While Helping Police in Mississippi

Authorities say an FBI special agent has been shot and wounded in Jackson, Mississippi, and is expected to survive the injury.
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Danks, Mayor Who Led Jackson During 2 Floods, Dies at 81

A former mayor of Jackson, Mississippi, has died of complications from a stroke at age 81.
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Mississippi Teen Fatally Shot Hours After Graduation

A student in Jackson, Mississippi, was killed late Tuesday after she had graduated from high school just hours earlier.
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Kroger, Costco, Target, and more are dropping mask mandates for fully vaccinated customers. Here's how stores are responding to new CDC guidelines.

Shoppers wearing masks at a Walmart store in North Brunswick, New Jersey, in July. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz The CDC relaxed its guidelines for wearing masks indoors and outdoors for fully vaccinated people. Companies including Macy's and Kroger have said workers and customers still need to wear masks. Walmart, Costco, and others have dropped their mask mandates. States can still set their own rules. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
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Home Depot, Costco, Target, and more are dropping mask mandates for fully vaccinated customers. Here's how stores are responding to new CDC guidelines.

Shoppers wearing masks at a Walmart store in North Brunswick, New Jersey, in July. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz The CDC relaxed its guidelines for wearing masks indoors and outdoors for fully vaccinated people. Companies including Macy's and Kroger have said workers and customers still need to wear masks. Walmart, Costco, and others have dropped their mask mandates. States can still set their own rules. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
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CVS, Walmart, Costco, Target, and others are dropping mask mandates for fully vaccinated customers. Here's how retailers are responding to new CDC guidelines.

Shoppers wearing masks at a Walmart store in North Brunswick, New Jersey, in July. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz The CDC relaxed its guidelines for wearing masks indoors and outdoors for fully vaccinated people. Some companies, including Macy's and Kroger, have said workers and customers still need to wear masks. But Walmart, Costco, and others have dropped their mask mandates. States can still set their own rules. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Centers for Disease Contro...
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Walmart, Costco, Target, and others are dropping mask mandates for fully vaccinated customers. Here's how retailers are responding to new CDC guidelines.

Shoppers wearing masks at a Walmart store in North Brunswick, New Jersey, in July. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz The CDC relaxed its guidelines for wearing masks indoors and outdoors for fully vaccinated people. Some companies, including Macy's and Kroger, have said workers and customers still need to wear masks. But Walmart, Costco, and others have dropped their mask mandates. States can still set their own rules. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Centers for Disease Contro...
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Walmart, Costco, Trader Joe's, and others are dropping mask mandates for fully vaccinated customers. Here's how retailers are responding to new CDC guidelines.

Shoppers wearing masks at a Walmart store in North Brunswick, New Jersey, in July. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz The CDC relaxed its guidelines for wearing masks indoors and outdoors for fully vaccinated people. Some companies, including Target and Kroger, have said workers and customers still need to wear masks. But Walmart, Costco, and others have dropped their mask mandates. States can still set their own rules. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Centers for Disease Control an...
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Mayor of Jackson, Mississippi apologizes for 1970 police killings amid student protest

Graduation ceremony held at Jackson State 51 years latePhilip Lafayette Gibbs, 21, and James Earl Green, 17, were shotThe mayor of the Mississippi state capital and a state senator apologized on Saturday for shootings 51 years ago by police officers that killed two people and injured 12 on the campus of a historically Black college. Related: Philadelphia says remains of 1985 bombing victims were not destroyed Continue reading...
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Mayor Apologizes On Behalf Of City For Shooting On Historically Black Campus

Jackson, Mississippi, police killed two people at Jackson State College more than 50 years ago.
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Walmart, Costco, and Trader Joe's are dropping mask mandates for fully vaccinated customers. Here's how other retailers are responding.

Shoppers wearing masks at a Walmart store in North Brunswick, New Jersey, in July. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz The CDC relaxed its guidelines for wearing masks indoors and outdoors for fully vaccinated people. Some companies have said workers and customers still need to wear masks. Target, Macy's, and Starbucks are among those saying they'll still mandate masks in their stores. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday rel...
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Target, Macy's, and Starbucks say they're keeping mask mandates despite new CDC guidance, while Walmart is reviewing its rules. Here's how retailers are responding.

Shoppers wearing masks at a Walmart store in North Brunswick, New Jersey, in July. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz The CDC relaxed its guidelines for wearing masks indoors and outdoors for fully vaccinated people. Some states lifted mask mandates, but companies say workers and customers still need to wear masks. Target, Macy's, and Starbucks are among those saying they'll still mandate masks in their stores. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Centers for Disease Control and...
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Walmart, Target, and Starbucks say they're keeping mask mandates despite the CDC relaxing guidance for vaccinated people. Here's how stores are responding to the new guidelines.

Shoppers wearing masks at a Walmart store in North Brunswick, New Jersey, in July. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz The CDC relaxed its guidelines for wearing masks indoors and outdoors for fully vaccinated people. Some states lifted mask mandates, but companies say workers and customers still need to wear masks. Target, Walmart, and Starbucks are among those saying they'll still mandate masks in their stores. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Centers for Disease Control and Pr...
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Jackson Won't Release Email About 2020 Water System Problems

The city of Jackson, Mississippi, has denied a TV station’s public records request for email about problems with the city water treatment system.
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