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  • Homer Turner, football coach in Chicago, dies at 81

     Homer Turner, football coach in Chicago, dies at 81
    Homer Lee Turner taught and coached football for about 30 years at the recently closed South Shore High School in Chicago, where he had a lasting impact on the lives of many of his players.
  • Jackson man gets 35 years in fatal shooting

    A Jackson man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for murder in a fatal 2014 shooting. Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith says in a news release that Tyree Camphor was sentenced Thursday. Smith says a jury convicted Camphor on Jan....

    Music producer Mark Ronson scores his own hit with 'Uptown Funk'

    Music producer Mark Ronson scores his own hit with 'Uptown Funk'
    Renowned for years as a behind-the-scenes hitmaker, Mark Ronson clearly remembers the conversation about his potential solo career. It was early 2008, not long after that year's Grammy Awards, where the producer shared several prizes, including record...

    Big guns shouldn't shoot down rights: Front Burner

    Police agencies have been over-militarized, as evidenced by the images of Ferguson, Mo., that offended many of our senses. However, these images also have provided us the opportunity to ensure that governmental authority is being exercised within the...

    New head of NAACP, a relative unknown, has deep civil rights background

    New head of NAACP, a relative unknown, has deep civil rights background
    He'd been leader of a New Jersey social justice organization since 2008, making inroads on housing and employment issues, when Cornell Brooks, a soft-spoken lawyer and minister, got an opportunity he didn't see coming. The NAACP, a national...