I’m a sucker for stories about the health benefits or detriments from the food and drink we put into our bodies.
If someone reports that rutabagas will forestall aging, ward off cancer or strengthen the heart, I might not run out and buy a bushel of them, but I’ll think about it.
GREENWOOD — It’s painful that Viking Range is only about a third of the size it was a dozen years ago, when the company was blowing and going and persuaded the state of Mississippi to kick in $3 million to help with the company’s expansion into refrigeration manufacturing.
Mississippi has been stuck in an unhealthy competition for the past two decades. While it’s not technically a competition for jobs, that’s clearly a motivator and a direct by-product of the tug-of-war.
It’s a competition for inmates.
She torched the red blanket. The covering was what Linda Lary saw her son, Michael, wrapped in as he lay on the floor, dead from an overdose of heroin last December, two days short of his 28th birthday. “I thought of all the blankets to put on him, don’t put a red blanket on him. I don’t know why.”