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Rice's 5th FG gives VMI 34-31 win over Chattanooga in OT

Oct. 09, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Jerry Rice's fifth field goal, which tied a school record, was a 37-yarder in overtime that gave VMI a 37-34 win over Chattanooga on Saturday. Rice's fourth field goal, a career-long 49-yarder with 41 seconds to play, put VMI up 34-31. But...

Explosive damages apartment complex in Selma

Oct. 06, 2021 15:29 PM EDT

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — An explosive packed with nails went off early Wednesday at an affordable housing complex, injuring no one but causing extensive damage to a building, officials said. Police Chief Kenta Fulford and interim Fire Chief Gabriel Sharpe said a suspect threw...

Stella McCartney channels mushrooms in trippy Paris show

Oct. 04, 2021 14:54 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Stella McCartney’s virus-conscious show was shown to a fraction of the normal Paris audience. But that did not detract from its energy or celebrity pull. Paul McCartney surprised his designer daughter backstage amid a huddle of guests that included Demi...

Nevada casino winnings show return to pre-pandemic levels

Sep. 30, 2021 13:13 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada casinos continued a hot streak in August, recording $1 billion-plus in house winnings for the sixth straight month as gambling statewide continues a return to pre-pandemic levels, state regulators reported Thursday. The Nevada Gaming Control...

Cynthia Erivo is vulnerable, yet powerful on 'Ch. 1 Vs. 1'

Sep. 29, 2021 11:11 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — While the height of the COVID-19 pandemic brought much of the world to a standstill, it also spread a blanket of loneliness in its path by isolating family members and friends. And despite international fame and accolades, Cynthia Erivo was not exempt. ...

A jury convicted R. Kelly; will his music face consequences?

Sep. 28, 2021 22:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Will a criminal conviction do to R. Kelly's music what years of ugly allegations couldn't? It's unlikely that Monday's moment of justice — when a federal jury in New York found the 54-year-old R&B superstar guilty of all nine counts in a sex...

Today in History

Sep. 27, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Sept. 27, the 270th day of 2021. There are 95 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 27, 1996, in Afghanistan, the Taliban, a band of former seminary students, drove...

Casino union marches for return to jobs on Las Vegas Strip

Sep. 24, 2021 23:03 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of hotel, casino and restaurant workers marched Friday on the Las Vegas Strip to highlight their call for employers to rehire more people who were furloughed last year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Despite the reopening of casinos and...

Tonys: Broadway hopes to razzle-dazzle its way out pandemic

Sep. 23, 2021 12:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway is in need of a boost these days so it has smartly called on one of its most beloved, award-winning stage veterans for help — Audra McDonald. McDonald has been tapped to host the Tony Awards on Sunday, a telecast which theater producers hope...

Selma courthouse annex named for civil rights pioneers

Sep. 18, 2021 10:23 AM EDT

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — The courthouse annex in Alabama's Dallas County now bears the name of two prominent African-American attorneys and civil rights figures from the community — J.L. Chestnut and Bruce Boynton. News outlets report that a dedication ceremony was held...