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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. ...

EXCERPT: 20 years on, 'The Falling Man' is still you and me

Sep. 09, 2021 12:54 PM EDT

The following account from Associated Press photographer Richard Drew is excerpted from the book “September 11: The 9/11 Story, Aftermath and Legacy,” an in-depth look at AP’s coverage of 9/11 and the events that followed. On that day, Drew made one of the most indelible — and...

Judge ends parts of VA doctor's lawsuit against newspapers

Sep. 08, 2021 14:22 PM EDT

A judge ended parts of a lawsuit against several newspapers that was brought by a podiatrist accused of providing poor care to veterans. Six veterans sued the Togus Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Augusta in 2017 over alleged mistreatment for foot and ankle problems by...

Australian court rules media liable for Facebook comments

Sep. 08, 2021 00:50 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s highest court on Wednesday made a landmark ruling that media outlets are “publishers” of allegedly defamatory comments posted by third parties on their official Facebook pages. The High Court dismissed an argument by some of...

Ron Jenkins, 83, former veteran editor of The Gleaner, dies

Sep. 07, 2021 14:51 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — Ron Jenkins, who served as editor of The Gleaner newspaper for more than 30 years and was inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame in 2007, has died. He was 83. Jenkins died Monday at The Heartford House hospice facility in Owensboro, The...