Dejuan Jones

Jackson, MSJackson Free Press

Hattie's Chicken and Waffles, Fondren Live and Lap of Love

Carlton Brown, a Jackson-born resident of Houston, Texas, plans to open a new restaurant in south Jackson called Hattie’s Chicken and Waffles, LLC (1675 University Blvd.) by July 23. Brown named the restaurant in honor of his grandmother, Hattie McCullough, who passed away in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic. "During...
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Aerospace & DefenseDigital Trends

SpaceX’s first space tourism astronauts show off their suits

The crew of the world’s first-ever all-civilian rocket ride to orbit is already training for September’s launch aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft. Shift4 Payments CEO Jared Isaacman, commander of the upcoming Inspiration4 mission, this week tweeted the first photos showing the four crew members in their spacesuits. “Another week...
Public HealthBBC

Covid-19: Extra disruption payment to 9,000 NI students

More than 9,000 students at Queen's and Ulster universities are to receive an additional £495 payment for disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. That is on top of a £500 payment from the Stormont Executive to about 40,000 students across Northern Ireland. Additional money was also provided to support students...

Wales transport: Freeze on all new road building projects

All new road-building projects in Wales are being frozen while the Welsh government conducts a review. It would mean plans for the Deeside "Red Route", the Llandeilo bypass, and a third Anglesey crossing would be put on hold. Projects that already have diggers in the ground, such as the Heads...
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Whiskey Riff

Maine Man Saws His Neighbors Garage In Half Over Property Line Dispute

If you guessed Maine (which I know none of you did) you’d be correct. According to Bangor Daily News, a property dispute led one man to sawing his neighbors garage in half. The two neighbors had been in a dispute over the property line for quite a while, however once a land surveyor determined that part of the garage was over the property line, he took a sawzall to the garage, cutting it right in half.
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Troubled Tokyo Olympics near finish line with one month to go

The Tokyo Olympics have weathered a historic postponement, an unprecedented ban on overseas fans and persistent domestic opposition, but with one month to go, the finish line is finally in sight. It has been an uphill battle since the unprecedented decision to postpone the Games in March 2020, as the scale of the pandemic started to emerge.
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Whiskey Riff

Angry Neighbors Trade Some Of The Most Pathetic Punches In History While Wife Chirps From The Sideline

Just another beautiful day in the neighborhood, eh?. Coming to us from the beautiful city of Allentown, Pennsylvania, it’s a tale as old as time… one guy parks a big ol’ truck in front of another guy’s house, other guy doesn’t like it so he knocks on his door to ask him to get it off the sidewalk, shirtless truck guy gets mad, the gloves come off and a bout of fisticuffs ensues.

Pro Tip: Improve communication to better manage supply chain interruptions

Pro Tip: To prevent ingredient supply chain interruptions, bakers should be aware of primary suppliers’ contingency plans and approve secondary suppliers who can step in when necessary. The first step the procurement team must take to handle the threat of ingredient supplier interruption is to contact all current suppliers to...
PoliticsThe Quietus

New York Further Relaxes Entry Rules For Music Venues

Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test will no longer be needed to gain entry to smaller venues. New York nightclubs and other music venues with a capacity of 5,000 and under will no longer be required to ask for proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test from attendees on entry.
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In North Korea a packet of coffee costs $100, and that's a problem for Kim Jong Un

Hong Kong (CNN) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has bigger problems than the United States right now. He needs to feed his people, and his options are not good. The ruler of the secretive, hereditary communist dictatorship opened an important political meeting on Tuesday acknowledging the grim situation his country now faces. North Korea's food supply is strained and "getting tense," Kim said, according to the country's state-run newswire, KCNA.
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The Independent

Ohio police officer on leave after driving over Black shooting victim who later died

A police officer in Ohio has been placed on leave after her dashcam video showed her patrol car driving over a shooting victim lying on a street, authorities said. The man died soon after. The incident occurred on the night of 13 June, when Springfield police officer Amanda Rosales was responding to a 911 call about a shooting on West Liberty Avenue. According to the video from inside of the cruise, Ms Rosales was driving the car when she struck an already bleeding Eric Cole, reported NBC News.Cole, a Black man, was flown to a hospital but was pronounced...
College Station, TXKRGV

Pools Unveiled for State 7-on-7 Tournament this Weekend

COLLEGE STATION- The Texas 7-on-7 State Tournament gets underway this week in College Station and six Valley programs are making the trip up. Harlingen, Harlingen South, Mission Veterans, Edinburg North, and Mercedes will compete in the Division 1 tournament while La Feria will make an appearance in Division II. The...