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August – dog days or day of excitement?

After what seemed like a long July, August is here. And what does this month mean to you: heat, school, football? Editor Don Whitten takes a look at what’s head in the days and weeks to come. (August 1, 2012, Page 4)

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    Goals behind towing, booting parking violators

    What’s the goal behind tightening down on parking restrictions and violators? Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the options – prevention, deterrence, restitution, retribution and rehabilitation – and how towing and booting relate to each. (July 30, 2012, Page 4)

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      Gun control – questions and more questions

      Gun control, in the wake of last week’s tragic shooting in Colorado, is a hot topic these days. Do we need more gun control? Would it do any good? Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the issue which offers many questions. (July 25, 2012, Page 4)

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        Tragic shooting makes you think about life

        Last week’s tragic shooting at a Batman movie in Colorado leaves us wondering about why tragic things happen, and Editor Don Whitten takes a look at some of the questions we have in light of the senseless actions. (July 23, 2012, Page 4)

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          Website faces temporary shutdown this weekend

          The Oxford EAGLE’s website, oxfordeagle.com, and access to the e-edition of the newspaper, will be temporarily shut down at some point this weekend for maintenance and repairs to the system and its server. When the offsite work is complete, you will once again be able to access the website and e-edition host. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes in your weekend use of oxfordeagle.com and its services.

          Check our Facebook or Twitter accounts for updates. (July 20, 2012)

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            Parking issue not one that’s going away

            Parking has long been a concern in any downtown area, but particularly of late in downtown Oxford around the historic Square. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at parking in the past and options that are being discussed for the future. (July 18, 2012, Page 4)

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              A conversation piece and a small donation

              “Powerball – $70 million.” Editor Don Whitten writes that the sign he saw recently on a trip to Missouri was enough to get him to try one ticket, and it ended up sparking a bit of conversation. The big question – was his ticket a winner? (July 16, 2012, Page 4)

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                Need directions? Make sure they’re good ones

                Those map-and-direction websites and GPSs are wonderful forms of modern technology – when they’re correct. Editor Don Whitten has learned firsthand that’s not always the case, however. (July 13, 2012, Page 4A)

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                  We all need to celebrate with our Aunt Helens

                  Do you get invitations to family and friends’ 90th-birthday parties or 60th anniversary celebrations? Editor Don Whitten suggests that you attend after seeing first-hand the value of paying tribute to family and friends while they are still with us. (July 11, 2012, Page 4)

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                    Trivia questions about Oxford’s ‘Mr. Bill’

                    The annual Faulkner & Yoknapatawpha Conference got underway Saturday and the community held a Day of Remembrance on Friday to honor the late Nobel Prize-winning author William Faulkner on the 50th anniversary of his death. But, how much do you know about Faulkner? Editor Don Whitten put together a quiz to test readers on how much they know about Mr. Bill. (July 9, 2012, Page 4)

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