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January 20, 2021


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New Orleans Jazz Fest delayed until October

The coronavirus pandemic, which forced the cancellation of last year’s New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, is forcing the postponement of the festival this year. ... Read more

18 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Actress who portrayed Mary Ann on ‘Gilligan’s Island’ dies of COVID-19

Dawn Wells, who played the wholesome Mary Ann among a misfit band of shipwrecked castaways on the 1960s sitcom “Gilligan’s Island,” died Wednesday of causes ... Read more

3 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

World mourns Mississippi singer who ‘did things no one had ever done’

Charley Pride wasn’t country music’s first Black artist, but he reached heights that had not been available to early Black singers and musicians in the ... Read more

1 month ago by The Associated Press.

Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen loses battle with cancer

Eddie Van Halen, the guitar virtuoso whose blinding speed, control and innovation propelled his band Van Halen into one of hard rock’s biggest groups, fueled ... Read more

4 months ago by The Associated Press.

Harshmallow hiatus: Pandemic prompts Peeps production pause

Peeps treats are going on hiatus for several months — another consequence of the coronavirus pandemic. Just Born Quality Confections said it won’t be producing ... Read more

4 months ago by The Associated Press.

Is this an alien egg? A dragon stone? Strange object found in Arkansas field causes speculation

A big, strange-looking thing that resembles a large, scaly egg was discovered recently in an Arkansas field, sparking a social media free-for-all about what it ... Read more

4 months ago by Magnolia State Live.

Trick-or-What? Halloween in pandemic mixed bag for American families

Roving grown-ups tossing candy at kids waiting on lawns. Drive-thru Halloween haunts. Yard parties instead of block parties and parades. Wider paths through corn mazes. ... Read more

4 months ago by The Associated Press.

Author Winston Groom who created ‘Forrest Gump’ dead at 77

Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into a six-Oscar winning 1994 movie that became a soaring pop-cultural phenomenon, has died at ... Read more

4 months ago by The Associated Press.

Scientists see possible signs bizarre microbes live on Venus’ clouds

Astronomers have found a potential sign of life high in the atmosphere of neighboring Venus: hints there may be bizarre microbes living in the sulfuric ... Read more

4 months ago by The Associated Press.

Chick-fil-A cow says ‘Don’t like chikin’? Try new brownie or coffee drink’

Chick-fil-A announced last week the national rollout of three new items that may help recharge and satisfy patrons. Starting September 14, a new chocolate fudge ... Read more

4 months ago by Magnolia State Live.

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