Monday, July 28 2014 7:08 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:08:07 GMT
Two-year-old Alicia Hernandez is currently at Blair E. Batson hospital in Jackson recovering from an ATV accident that killed her mother, brother and a cousin. "My Aunt Lucy Hernandez, her second oldestMore >>
Sarah Eichelberger, of Baton Rouge, was driving her 2009 Acura car when she collided with Lucy Hernandez's Honda ATV. More >>
Monday, July 28 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:05:11 GMT
Jerry Lee Taylor, 25, was killed Monday morning after an explosion at the Omega Protein plant in Moss Point. Officials now say Taylor lived in the Helena community of Jackson County.More >>
Jerry Lee Taylor, 25, was killed Monday morning after an explosion at the Omega Protein plant in Moss Point. Officials now say Taylor lived in the Helena community of Jackson County, despite having a driver's license listing an address in Mobile, Alabama. Three other men, all subcontractors for the company, were injured and taken to Singing River Hospital. They have been identified as: Josh Walls, 34; Clay Davis, 40; and Lloyd McGill.More >>
Monday, July 28 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:52:13 GMT
A Hattiesburg Police department incident report states that PACE Headstart Director, Peggy Ainsworth, told police about a 2012 child sex abuse allegation in May of 2014. In the HPD report, AinsworthMore >>
A Hattiesburg Police department incident report states that PACE Headstart Director, Peggy Ainsworth, told police about a 2012 child sex abuse allegation in May of 2014.More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:52:45 GMT
An interim agency will take over operations of the Forrest County PACE Head Start Program due to the failure of properly reporting sexual abuse allegations. The Administration for Children and FamiliesMore >>
An interim agency will take over operations of the Forrest County PACE Head Start Program due to the failure of properly reporting sexual abuse allegations.More >>
Friday, July 25 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:50:46 GMT
Marion County Sheriff's Department and the Marion County Narcotics Task Force made five drug arrests during a search warrant in Columbia Thursday. Agents seized several pounds of high grade marijuanaMore >>
Marion County Sheriff's Department and the Marion County Narcotics Task Force made five drug arrests during a search warrant in Columbia Thursday.More >>
(RNN) – For those Super Bowl viewers who can't tell the I formation from I Spy, commercials are the real reason to tune in. This year, the ads were far less thrilling than the Ravens' 34-31 win over San Francisco.
Only a handful of commercials caused much positive postgame buzz from critics, online or among the estimated 111 million viewers.
A big exception was Anheuser-Busch's story of a young Clydesdale and his trainer, called Brotherhood, which was touching enough that a lot of tough guys watching the game probably had to pretend they'd gotten Dorito dust in their eyes.
Chrysler produced a couple of moving ads as well, including a tribute to the military voiced by Oprah Winfrey and a Dodge Ram commercial honoring farmers that included stark images of farmers at work over a poetic, 1978 speech that veteran broadcaster Paul Harvey gave to the Future Farmers of America years ago.
There was no Betty White this year, but celebrities were trotted out to promote brands, including Stevie Wonder, The Rock, Willem Dafoe and Rev. Run.
Some ads generated cries of protest, among them Volkswagen's ad that had non-Jamaicans speaking Jamaican. A Go Daddy ad showing a long, slurpy kiss between supermodel Bar Refaeli and Jesse Heiman as a nerd set the Twittersphere on fire with negative responses that generally regarded it as nauseating.
The commercial drew the ire of MissRepresentation.org, an advocacy group speaking out against the media's objectification of women, tracked via users on Twitter a great many Super Bowl ads, along with Carl Jr.'s latest commercial featuring pretty women eating sandwiches.
And in the spirit of equality, a Calvin Klein ad showing a buff male modeling underwear was also derided as sexist.
However, the commercial that is getting recognized for its creativity was never seen on TV, and is a result of the third quarter blackout. Oreo's advertising company 360i is receiving kudos for posting on the Oreo's Twitter feed and Facebook page of a photo of that read "You can still dunk in the dark" while the lights were out at the Merecedes Benz Superdome for 34 minutes.
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