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Grassroots group uses newspaper ads to push Sen. Joe Manchin

Sep. 20, 2021 04:01 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A grassroots group is using newspaper advertisements to further push Sen. Joe Manchin to support issues it considers important to low-income West Virginians. The Poor People's Campaign took out the full-page ads Sunday in the Charleston...

Review-Journal and Lacanlale honored at Nevada Press awards

Sep. 19, 2021 19:21 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Press Association bestowed its top honors on reporters and photographers from the Las Vegas Review-Journal for the second year in a row Saturday while also recognizing the newspaper for general excellence in a category of urban daily publications. ...

2021 Nevada Press Association Award Winners

Sep. 19, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Press Association recognized more than 100 awardees on Saturday at a ceremony in Reno. Here's a list of winners announced at the newspaper organization’s annual convention. The press association convention, which was canceled last year because of COVID-19,...

5 new inductees Saturday in Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame

Sep. 17, 2021 19:48 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A New York columnist who moved to Virginia City in 1950 and restarted the newspaper where Mark Twain wrote a century earlier, the former head of the Nevada Press Association and three reporters whose bylines were fixtures in northern Nevada’s largest publication for...

Piers Morgan to launch new TV show in deal with News Corp

Sep. 16, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British presenter Piers Morgan will join News Corp and Fox News Media and host a TV show that will air in the U.S., Britain and Australia, the company said Thursday. News Corp executive chair Rupert Murdoch said Morgan, 56, is “the broadcaster every...

Newspaper: Pot arrests fall dramatically in central Virginia

Sep. 12, 2021 19:01 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Arrests on marijuana-related charges have fallen dramatically this summer in and around Virginia’s capital since a new law legalized possession of small amounts of pot and residents keeping a few cannabis plants, according to a newspaper report. ...

Netflix show about Georgia football team gets mixed reviews

Sep. 12, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — The recent release of Netflix’s “TitleTown High” series, which focuses on the Valdosta High School 2020-21 football team, triggered mixed reviews from the community. It stars former head coach Rush Propst, a few of the Valdosta Wildcats and...

Chattanooga newspaper moving to digital publishing

Sep. 11, 2021 16:39 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The publisher of the Chattanooga Times Free Press is investing millions of dollars in a plan to move the newspaper’s print edition subscribers to a mostly digital format. The plan will cease delivery of the print edition of the newspaper by...

Mississippi author David Magee has found his calling

Sep. 11, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — David Magee has found his calling. After reinventing himself multiple times over the last three decades, the former journalist turned author is set to release his memoir, “Dear William: A Father’s Memoir of Addiction, Recovery, Love, and Loss”...

Award-winning News-Star editor Kathy Spurlock dies

Sep. 10, 2021 17:05 PM EDT

MONROE, La. (AP) — Kathy Spurlock, an award-winning journalist who served as editor of several newspapers in Louisiana and Mississippi, died Friday after a long illness. She died at her home in Monroe, Louisiana, The News-Star reported. She was 67. ...