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Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
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Dewayne Thompson, wanted in the wounding and kidnapping of 17-year-old Katelyn Beard, has been captured by Jackson Police. He was taken into custody around 5:45 in west Jackson near where Beard's vehicle was found earlier today.
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A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
International scholars and
students came together for a 4-day conference at Bowling Green State
University, which began Thursday.
The conference is unusual,
though, due to its topic: heavy metal music.
Organizers say they're
hoping to break some of the negative stereotypes associated with the music, and
to expose participants to other aspects of the genre.
Scholars of heavy metal
music are in Bowling Green to take part in lectures, discussions, and live
performances throughout the weekend.
The conference was in
planning stages for three years, and it's a response to the increasing interest
in heavy metal as a serious field of academic study.
"I think heavy metal
music, like some other musical styles throughout our history of popular music,
has been labeled in a negative way," said Dr. Matthew Donahue, an organizer of
the conference. "That is only just a stereotype."
The conference continues
until Sunday, April 7, and will feature topics like gender roles in heavy
metal, racial politics of heavy metal, and even the genre's role in comic
Newsweek recently released its list of the Most Beautiful Colleges. The ranking took in to consideration campus aesthetics, as well as the attractiveness of its student body.More >>
Newsweek recently released its list of the Most Beautiful Colleges. The ranking took in to consideration campus aesthetics, as well as the attractiveness of its student body. See if your alma mater made the list.More >>
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