• Austin Harris: Starting a new internship, experience

    Austin Harris: Starting a new internship, experience

    Starting my internship at The Citizen of East Alabama was daunting. Here I am, a twenty-two year old senior at Columbus State University, tasked to begin working in this office and gain hands-on knowledge about journalism.  It began on Jan. 21, which according to everyone that works there, is the worst possible day to start.

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  • The best and worst of Super Bowl ads

    The best and worst of Super Bowl ads

    NEW YORK (AP) — During advertising’s biggest night, Super Bowl Sunday, marketers battled it out to bolster their brands and promote new products. Advertisers paid up to $5.6 million for 30 seconds, and almost 100 million people tune into the big game. This year, Hyundai and Jeep scored with whimsical humor by poking fun at

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  • Aaron Hernandez’s fiancee speaks out on documentary series

    Aaron Hernandez’s fiancee speaks out on documentary series

    BOSTON (AP) — The fiancee of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez spoke publicly for the first time since the release of a documentary series examining his life more than two years after he killed himself in his prison cell. Hernandez’s fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins, said in an interview with “Good Morning America” on Wednesday morning that

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  • Family affair: Billie Eilish, Finneas win big at Grammys

    Family affair: Billie Eilish, Finneas win big at Grammys

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The edgy, avant-pop album that siblings Billie Eilish and Finneas created in a small bedroom made a big splash at the 2020 Grammy Awards, winning 11 honors for the musical family. “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” — created in the musicians’ Los Angeles home — helped Eilish

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  • From marching bands to The Boss to Lady Gaga at halftime

    From marching bands to The Boss to Lady Gaga at halftime

    MIAMI (AP) — Regardless of your musical tastes, it seems the Super Bowl halftime show has gone there. From marching bands to New Orleans jazz, from Latin and Caribbean vibes to Motown. From classic rock to country, pop to hip hop and rap. From the sublime (Tony Bennett) to the ridiculous (Janet Jackson’s “uncovering”), and

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  • Mario meet Hulk: Nintendo park coming to Universal Orlando

    Mario meet Hulk: Nintendo park coming to Universal Orlando

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Harry Potter and Hulk: Welcome your new neighbors, Mario and Pokemon. A fourth park at Universal Orlando is being created based on characters from Nintendo, the park’s owners announced Thursday. After months of being tight-lipped, executives of Comcast, which owns NBCUniversal, made the announcement during a question-and-answer part of their earnings

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