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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Don Whitten

All educational programs eventually replaced

Common Core, whether good, bad or in between, will eventually be replaced by another educational program. It’s just the nature of education and the education business, Editor Don Whitten writes. (September 1, 2014, Page 4)

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    Lady ‘Dores win region opener

    Lafayette high school volleyball coach Clint Jordan wanted to see more pressure put on the opposition with a faster pace of play. His Lady ‘Dores did just that, particularly in game one, in a 3-0 victory over Water Valley in the Class I-Region 2 opener for both teams Thursday evening at the LHS gym. (August 29, 2014, Page 3B)

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      Celebrating Women’s Equality Day

      Did you realize Tuesday was Women’s Equality Day? Editor Don Whitten takes a look at a survey comparing treatment and opportunity differences between women and men and how Mississippi ranks nationally. (August 27, 2014, Page 4)

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        Heat wave nothing to mess around with

        When we wished for sunny days, we didn’t wish for temperatures in the mid- to upper-90s and heat index numbers above 100. Editor Don Whitten notes that heat is nothing to mess around with, and gives some tips for dealing with the late-summer heat. (August 25, 2014, Page 4)

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          Ramen noodles not good for us? Uh-oh

          How many of you all but lived on ramen noodles at some point in your like — most likely college or your early days in the work force? Editor Don Whitten takes a look at a recent report that says all those tasty noodles might not be good for you. (August 18, 2014, Page 4)

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            With school traffic, think safety first

            It’s the time of the year when our most valuable resources — our children — are heading to and from school daily. Editor Don Whitten offers best practices for students, parents and drivers in dealing with the increased traffic of students. (August 13, 2014, Page 4A)

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              How long could you go with no cellphone?

              If you cannot recall the days before cellphones, then you’re not likely to think much about Editor Don Whitten’s suggestion that everyone try to go without the can’t-do-without gadget. Whitten takes a look at jazz trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis and his tips about creating cell-free times and zones. (August 11, 2014, Page 4)

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                Latest Nixon tapes could be interesting

                What most of us know about the presidency of Richard M. Nixon we learned from “All the President’s Men” and David Frost’s interview with Nixon. Editor Don Whitten notes there’s more coming out on the 40th anniversary of Nixon’s resignation, this time in the form of interviews between Nixon and a former aide. (August 6, 2014, Page 4)

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                  An inside look at confusing economy numbers

                  More jobs and higher unemployment rates? How’s that. Editor Don Whitten gets a little help explaining some of the numbers in the Department of Labor report released last week. (August 4, 2014, Page 4)

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                    Getting prepared for the start of school

                    Some educators suggest that parents and students begin practicing for the start of school to that the school year begins on a positive note. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at some options to consider with those first school days not far away. (July 31, 2014, Page 4)

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