Kerry Minor

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‘The Chi’ stararrested for drugs GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A fired star of the hit Showtime series “The Chi” who was also featured in the Academy Award-nominated film “Straight Outta Compton” has been arrested on drugs and weapons charges on Mississippi’s coast. Jason Mitchell, who portrayed Brandon Johnson on the cable series’ first two seasons, was arrested Wednesday during a traffic stop in Gulfport, Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson said in a news release. Mitchell…
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World War I history talk on Thursday

GLOVERSVILLE — Join the Fulton County Historical Society on Facebook for story time on Thursday at 2 p.m. where they’ll be reading “Knit Your Bit: A World War I Story” by Deborah Hopkinson and illustrated by Steven Guarnaccia. After the reading, the group will take a look at some of the WWI artifacts in the FCHS collection and talk a little bit about how the local community supported the war effort. Additional supplementary resources are…
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The day (and nights) of the jackal

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Each spring, Hayarkon Park in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv comes alive with joggers, children playing on jungle gyms, young families and 20-somethings picnicking and sunbathing. These days, virtually the only sign of life in the park is the jackals. With Tel Aviv in lockdown due to the coronavirus crisis, the sprawling park is all but empty. This has cleared the way for packs of jackals to take over…
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Premature reopening could kill presidency

The paralysis of American life imposed by the coronavirus pandemic defines the failure of leadership of President Donald Trump, imperiling his re-election in November. Medical experts warn that a second wave could cost more lives and further compound the fiasco that Trump’s mismanagement has wrought. The events of the last month have destroyed the patience of much of the public and diminished the strength of the nation’s economy. The results provide a vivid lesson on…
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Tied to tobacco: Grower not ready to give up original crop

OWENSBORO, Ky. — Inside Aaron Walker’s 30-foot wide by 96-foot long greenhouse, 500 trays filled with tobacco plants are steadily growing into what will eventually be transferred into a 14-acre field. But that isn’t close to last year’s starter crop. “I only seeded half of my greenhouse this year, which is not great because it costs the same amount of money to heat the greenhouse with half of it sown as it does with all…
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Man gives ingredients, Asian recipes at market, restaurant

STARKVILLE, Miss. — When the first wave of COVID-19 panic buying swept through Starkville about a month ago, there was no run on toilet paper at Asian Foods Market on Highway 12. Asian Foods Market sells a little of most everything and a lot of some things, but no toilet paper. That doesn’t mean the family-owned business was immune to panic buying. “For us, it was rice,” said Kevin Yang, whose parents opened the store…
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