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Daily dispatch of the BCTV on May 24, 2021

| Welcome to the first edition of the BCTV Daily Dispatch, where we take a look back at what caught everyone’s attention on TV, cable and streaming over the past 24 hours (a good sign of support from Prodigal son fans there). And just in case you missed any items …

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BHS class of 2021 celebrates long-awaited graduation ceremony

In September 2020, students went to school with masks covering their faces, unsure of what next year would entail. As the days, weeks and months went by and the COVID-19 pandemic increased, the Class of 2021 had no idea what their high school diploma would look like. But it happened. …

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Higgins: Golden triangle striking ‘balance’ with solar power

In less than 18 months, three 2,000-acre sites in the Golden Triangle – two in Lowndes County, one in West Point – are under contract to solar energy production facilities. Another 2,000 acres adjacent to the Clay County project, as well as another comparable site near the Starkville Industrial Park, …

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Milton students turn into ‘wax museum’ exhibits | New

MILTON – The fifth graders at Milton Elementary School just weren’t themselves Friday morning. These students, after reading books and doing additional research on historical figures they learned from history books, presented a “wax museum” to the school disguising themselves as the figures they they learnt. From Jackie Robinson to …

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Student mask requirements dominate discussions at tense CUSD meeting

SUPPORT THIS INDEPENDENT JOURNALISMThe article you are about to read is from our journalists doing their important job – investigating, researching and writing their stories. We want to provide informative and inspiring stories that connect you to the people, issues and opportunities within our community. Journalism requires a lot of …

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Police arrest husband of woman Saint-Paul killed in 2010

Firkus, 25, was killed on April 25, 2010. Nicholas James Firkus, then 27, told police someone broke into their Hamline-Midway home in St. Paul around 6:30 a.m. and grabbed his shotgun. Nicholas Firkus, now 38, said he battled the intruder, the gun went off and Heidi was shot in the …

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Minnesota Tribe Reflects Major Vaccination Effort

Almost six months after the Leech Lake vaccine distribution began, the unsung heroes have reflected on the process. The Leech Lake vaccine staff might not call themselves heroes – but the community certainly seems to think so. The team was struck with gratitude, requests for hugs, kind notes, pastries and …

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Cabell County Public Library Named National Medalist | New

HUNTINGTON – While the Marshall University men’s soccer team was honored on Tuesday for winning the national championship, the Cabell County Public Library also received national attention. “We are very honored to have been named the recipient of the National Medal for Library Service,” said Judy Rule, Director of the …

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