Member Center:Create Account|Log InManage Account|Log Out HOMEMobile AlertsKPLC TV LinksKPLC Gas Price TrackerHurricane CenterRight This Minute Video CoverageU.S. & World NewsNewsTop Video ClipsLegal CornerThe New Family TreeHometown Heroesnews7 On Your SideSlideshowsConsider ThisWEATHERLatest river stages, forecastsHurricane CenterFirst Alert Allergen IndexMarine Forecast and Tide TimesFishing & Hunting ForecastNational Weather ServiceKPLC Personal ForecastProgramming a Midland Weather RadioBen's FacebookWade's FacebookTrafficSPORTSTouchdown LiveLSUSEC FootballMcNeese State SportsSaints and NFLHigh School SportsSports Person Of The WeekOutdoorsCrimeSkyCamsHEALTHThe New Family TreeTV ListingsContestsAbout UsRequest a copy of a news storyCW Mississippi State fan trolls wife in local TV news interview 2018-06-20T23:41:56Z2018-06-21T02:08:19ZPosted by Waverly McCarthy, Digital Content [email protected] Mississippi State baseball fan didn't let a rain … [Read more...] about Mississippi State fan trolls wife in local TV news interview
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click to enlarge The average person moves roughly 12 times in their lifetime, but when serious environmental concerns arise, individuals might feel encouraged to pack up their bags and relocate. And, unfortunately, the local environmental news has been less than positive. Most recently, in a perfect sign of the absurd times, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is in a feud with a Colorado mine. Bizarrely, the mine is accusing the EPA of hurting the environment, not the other way around — let that sink in. The Denver Post reported this April on the strange tale of Sunnyside Gold Corp. versus the EPA. According to The Post, EPA officials ordered Sunnyside to pay for a study to support a cleanup plan of a superfund site in Southwestern Colorado. Sunnyside claims the EPA is harming the Animas River by "running a treatment plant below full capacity," which allows mine wastewater to flow into the river. The superfund site also includes the Gold King Mine, which was … [Read more...] about Looking for some good local environmental news? Well, too bad.
WOBBLE ON: Cole Monroe (Art Contest) has a new project named O Key, and he just released a collection of new songs named Demso. Although on its surface it seems to be pretty compositionally upfront and slightly singer-songwriter-ish, the most edifying and enjoyable aspect of this is its unabashed dub influence. This is most obviously present on opening track “Seed My Soul”—which is also in the running for best song in the whole collection—but also features heavily on “Enamel” and others. Monroe reverts back to his Art Contest styling with the jaunty “Background Music.” Honestly, the only thing I didn’t care for was the instrumental “Beulah,” which isn’t particularly distinctive. Album closer “Two Eyes,” though, is a nice way to wash out to sea after the particularly tender-souled acoustic number “Portrait of a Heart.” Check it out at okey.bandcamp.com. WHEREVER YOU GO, THERE YOU ARE: Athens … [Read more...] about Go Out to Sea With O Key, and More Local Music News
ONE VENUE UNDER A GROOVE: AthFactor-Liberty Entertainment will host “For the Ladies: A Celebration Honoring the Women of Athens” at Ciné on Friday, Apr. 13 at 6 p.m. Featured artists are DJ Lodi Dodi and Stella Groove. Lodi Dodi, whose very name invokes a trail of hip-hop history years long, has played venues and events of varying sizes over the past six years, and is well versed in hip hop, funk, soul and a variety of other styles. Stella Groove was most recently voted best R&B artist in the 2018 Athens Hip Hop Awards, and is performing hot on the heels of her latest release, All of Me. This all-inclusive event is open to all ages. HOME GROWN: Athens native, rapper, producer, and musician Lapetz (aka Tristan Lapetz) just released a new single named “Time Lines.” The heavily lyrical and downbeat track traces Lapetz’s time growing up in Athens, going to Clarke Central High School, being in college, entering the music business, etc. … [Read more...] about Women Shine at Ciné Event, and More Local Music News
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Subscribe Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader PostEverything Perspective Perspective Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events The company ignores industry norms — and takes advantage of viewers' trust that their local news is nonpartisan. The company ignores industry norms — and takes advantage of viewers' trust that their local news is nonpartisan. by Mark Feldstein by Mark Feldstein April 10 at 10:42 AM Follow ProfFeldstein Mark Feldstein is the Richard Eaton chair of broadcast journalism at the University of Maryland. Sinclair Broadcast Group, … [Read more...] about How Sinclair became the most insidious force in local TV news