June 18, 2021

12 News Investigates: How to avoid property rental scams

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Long-time realtor Marla Toman rents out properties of her own and manages others in Jackson and Natchez using Airbnb. When you work with properties online, you have to be aware of fake guests looking to book or other red flags you may come across every day. “Airbnb, I have to say does a good job in helping vet. Whe...

Once a bonanza for sponsors, the Olympics are becoming a drag

Jun 19th 2021FROM CUISINE to carmaking, the Japanese way is meticulous. Yet with just over a month to go, the Tokyo Olympics remain anything but. Thanks to covid-19, and Japan’s sluggish vaccinations, it is unclear whether the games, originally due to be held last summer, will let spectators in—if, that is, the event takes place at all. Organisers ...
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‘Charlie Brown’s America’ Review: ‘Peanuts’ and Politics

Charles M. Schulz’s “Peanuts,” which ran from 1950 to 2000 and lives on in syndication, is one of the world’s most successful and marketable comic strips. Much of its universal appeal lies in a light-hearted humor that steers clear of controversy: Charlie Brown’s trials on the pitcher’s mound, Lucy’s one-sided crush on Schroeder, and Snoopy’s trans...