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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Indiana has a weighty problem. An annual report from the Trust for America's Health ranks Indiana as the 15th-fattest state with an obesity rate of 29.1 percent. Indiana's obesity rate has increased by 60 percent since 1995,...
Tags: Healthy Diet, Human Interest, Overweight, Diabetes, Ohio
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi authorities are reviewing the case of a black man who was found dead hanging from a tree after relatives questioned the credibility of the deputy medical examiner. The Mississippi Department of Public Safety said...
Tags: Crimes, Parenting, Kenya, Crime, Law and Justice
Mr. Food and our TV production team went nuts over this recipe when they visited a restaurant in the Mississippi Delta, where we recently taped some shows. They thought it was one of the best fish recipes they ever had. Our Test Kitchen agrees… And...
Tags: Catfish, Television, Entertainment, Recipes
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Leslie West, guitarist for the rock group Mountain, is recovering after his lower right leg was amputated. His wife, Jenni West, says the amputation was needed to stop a foot infection from spreading throughout her 65-year-...
NILES — A year ago this Saturday, at a little after 6:30 a.m., a man parked his car on Yankee Street near Carberry Road, just outside the east Niles city limits, hiked a short distance through a wooded area, jumped a fence to the back yard of John...
Americans are under more economic stress. A monthly analysis by The Associated Press shows an increased number of foreclosures outweighed lower unemployment in December. Foreclosure rates rose in 33 states for that month — most sharply in Utah,...
Tags: Arizona, Real Estate, Florida, The Associated Press, Georgia
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — There was a time when not even the president of the United States could get Eddie Favre (FAHR'-ve) to wear pants. Favre lost everything but the clothes he was wearing — which included Bermuda shorts — when...
MICHIGAN CITY — The frozen body of a homeless man was discovered Monday afternoon inside his makeshift tent in a woods outside Michigan City. Detective Michael Raymer at the LaPorte County Sheriff's Department said preliminary findings of an...
Tags: Crimes, Michigan City, Arizona, Wayne County, Human Interest
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A fight is brewing over a proposed Mississippi specialty license plate that would honor an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan. The Mississippi Division of Sons of Confederate Veterans says it wants to sponsor five state-...
Tags: Tennessee, Politics, Human Interest, Elections, Ku Klux Klan
WASHINGTON (AP) — Preliminary census estimates show U.S. racial minorities accounted for roughly 85 percent of the nation's population growth over the last decade. Hispanics accounted for much of the gain in many of the states picking up new House...
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man is charged with felony shoplifting over a can of Vienna sausage after authorities say it was his third offense. The can cost $1.28. Police in Vicksburg said Friday that 50-year-old Earl L. Scriven was...
Tags: Theft, Crimes, Trials, Crime, Law and Justice, Sausages
Chicago TribuneCHICAGO — Pinetop Perkins lived the blues. Born on a cotton plantation near Belzoni, Miss., in 1913, he worked the fields from age 7, drove a truck for a living at 18 and got stabbed in the arm in his late 20s. The barroom attack tore his...
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