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  • Michael Robbins shakes up poetry world with 'Alien vs. Predator'

    Michael Robbins shakes up poetry world with 'Alien vs. Predator'
    Michael Robbins called from the road. He explained he was driving back to Chicago from Mississippi, headed for his new apartment in Andersonville, white-knuckling at the wheel of a U-Haul too big for him, a drumbeat of imminent freeway death pounding in his skull. "I've been scared for, like, five hours," he said. "I got to get to a hotel. My cat's freaking out, the cars are nuts …" Drivers were cutting him off, truckers were bearing down, he said. So he started talking to himself, conducting a one-man theological debate, asking if it'd be OK if, you know, a few people died: "Would I be justified not shedding a tear if they accidentally flipped?"
  • Bruton grad Kapri Doucet gets football scholarship offer from FBS school University of Southern Mississippi

    Bruton grad Kapri Doucet gets football scholarship offer from FBS school University of Southern Mississippi
    Former Bruton High football star Kapri Doucet, who is currently playing at two-year school Lackawanna College in Pennsylvania, has received a scholarship offer from the University of Southern Mississippi. It is the first offer from an FBS school since...

    Science uncovering truths, piecing together puzzle of BP oil spill

    Vernon Asper is a scientist who works in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico, looking for oil. It's still out there, five years after the nation's worst oil spill the Deepwater Horizon blowout in April 2010 that killed 11 rig workers and spewed what was...

    Mississippi law could expand services for people with autism

    Brian and Laura Beth Johnston of Madison learned in December that their 4-year-old son, Fraiser, has autism. But because their private insurance doesn't pay for the therapy he needs, Fraiser has gone without services that could help him with language...

    Family finances: financial rules to live by

    Senior editor Anne Kates Smith interviews Alan Krueger, a professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton University and the author of Explorations in Economics, a high school textbook with lessons for adults as well as students. KIPLINGER: What...