Mississippi’s 1st Black woman legislator won’t seek new term

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The first Black woman elected to the Mississippi Legislature said Tuesday that she will not seek another term, 38 years after she first took office. Democratic Rep. Alyce Clarke of Jackson, 83, announced her decision one day before candidates’ qualifying deadline for statewide, regional, legislative and county offices in Mississippi. “You… Continue reading Mississippi’s 1st Black woman legislator won’t seek new term

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New Netflix docu-series ‘Gunther’s Millions’ examines world’s richest dog who happens to live in South Florida

Gunther the millionaire dog is larger than life, and he’s coming to the small screen thanks to Netflix’s new series “Gunther’s Millions.” When people say pets are expensive, they aren’t kidding. Very much so in this case. When it comes to Gunther the millionaire he’s one pup with some high end taste. Netflix’s new series… Continue reading New Netflix docu-series ‘Gunther’s Millions’ examines world’s richest dog who happens to live in South Florida

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UM’s Tyrique Stevenson has good Day 1 at Senior Bowl, perhaps even good enough to pique Dolphins’ interest

It was a mixed bag for cornerback Tyrique Stevenson, the former University of Miami standout, in 1-on-1 pass coverage drills Tuesday at practice for the Senior Bowl. But Stevenson, a big, physical cornerback at 6-foot-2, 204 pounds who is projected to go anywhere from the late first round to the third round in the NFL… Continue reading UM’s Tyrique Stevenson has good Day 1 at Senior Bowl, perhaps even good enough to pique Dolphins’ interest

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Letters: NWS as ballpark | Insensitive comic | Pass gun control | Promise denied | Cut the GOP

Submit your letter to the editor via this form. Read more Letters to the Editor. NWS could work for A’s ballpark Now that Concord is back to square one on the Naval Weapons Station project (“Council votes to part ways with developer,” Page B1, Jan. 29), the City Council should immediately contact the Oakland A’s… Continue reading Letters: NWS as ballpark | Insensitive comic | Pass gun control | Promise denied | Cut the GOP

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5-year-old boy hospitalized after fall from third-floor window in NH

A 5-year-old boy was hospitalized after falling out of a third-floor window in Manchester, New Hampshire on Tuesday, officials said. The boy was unconscious when he was taken by ambulance from Elm Street to a nearby hospital. He was later taken by medical helicopter to a hospital in Boston. No additional information was immediately available.… Continue reading 5-year-old boy hospitalized after fall from third-floor window in NH

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Chicago White Sox’s player development staff includes Blake Hickman — a graduate of Simeon and the team’s ACE program

The Chicago White Sox Amateur City Elite (ACE) program is part of Blake Hickman’s baseball story. Hickman now looks to help develop aces — and relievers — as a pitching coach in the Sox organization. The Sox announced their 2023 player development staff Tuesday, and Hickman will be the pitching coach at Class A Kannapolis… Continue reading Chicago White Sox’s player development staff includes Blake Hickman — a graduate of Simeon and the team’s ACE program

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Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day When You’re Single

Traditionally, Valentine’s Day has always been a couple’s celebration of their affection. But love is love, and you deserve to receive it yourself — from yourself! There are ways you can spend Valentine’s Day when you’re single — so you need not be jealous or cringe when you see couples celebrating the Feb 14 holiday.… Continue reading Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day When You’re Single

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Andy Reid turned a 6-inch binder into a Hall of Fame resume

Andy Reid was an unknown assistant in Green Bay when Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie took a chance on hiring Brett Favre’s position coach to revive a struggling franchise in Philadelphia. A newspaper headline greeted Reid’s arrival with a headline that said: “Andy Who?” Everybody knows his name now. Reid won more games (130) than any… Continue reading Andy Reid turned a 6-inch binder into a Hall of Fame resume

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Emergency lifted after New Zealand storm less than feared

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s Northland region lifted a state of emergency declaration Wednesday after an overnight storm didn’t turn out as bad as feared. A heavy rain warning for Auckland was also lifted, although a state of emergency remained in place for the nation’s largest city after record rainfall and flooding on… Continue reading Emergency lifted after New Zealand storm less than feared

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