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Don Whitten

Newspaper celebrations – thank you

With The Oxford EAGLE celebrating the beginning of its 146th year of publication and newspapers around the country celebrating National Newspaper Week, Editor Don Whitten takes time to talk about what papers offer local residents and to thank The EAGLE’s readers and advertisers for their support through the years. (October 9, 2013, Page 4)

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    Game day coming – again and again and again

    An opening stretch of four road games in five outings, including a rare back-to-back trip to the state of Alabama to play Alabama and Auburn is past. Now, as Editor Don Whitten points out, it’s time for the stretch of six straight home games over a seven-week period to begin. Will it pay off for the Rebels? What about for the Lafayette-Oxford-University community? “Are you ready?” is certainly an appropriate question. (October 7, 2013, Page 4A)

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      Radical plan might get lawmakers working

      Editor Don Whitten wonders if more radical measures might be helpful in getting the House and Senate to settle some of their differences. The plan? Something involving canned meat, crackers and locked doors. (October 3, 2013, Page 4)

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        Ole Miss Opportunity program good for state

        Families and individuals in Mississippi thinking about college and funding to pay for it might have another option to consider: the Ole Miss Opportunity scholarship program for low-income Mississippians. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the program, which offers assistance to the neediest of possible students, and how it can help the state overall. (October 2, 2013, Page 4)

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          ‘The Tilted World’ familiar for a reason

          Ever get that feeling of déja vu when you start reading a book or watching a TV show? Editor Don Whitten explains why he got that feeling as he read the new novel, “The Tilted World,” by the local husband-wife writing duo of Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly. (September 30, 2013, Page 4A)

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            Old phone book shows changes in Oxford

            Where were you in 1974, almost 40 years ago? Editor Don Whitten, after glancing through a 1974 phone book, writes about some of the people and places around Oxford that have changed and others that have not over the course of four decades. (September 25, 2013, Page 4)

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              Burns-Belfry – what hopes, dreams can do

              The Burns-Belfry Museum & Multicultural Center, formally dedicated Saturday evening, is the product of hopes, dreams – and a lot of hard work. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at Saturday’s event and what the project means to the community. (September 23, 2013, Page 4A)

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                Will selling cold beer really make a difference?

                Editor Don Whitten writes about the ability now to purchase cold beer at grocery and convenience stores in Oxford, wondering how much of a difference it really is going to make in revenue and changes in habits. (September 20, 2013, Page 4A)

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                  Women lead the way in social networking

                  The Pew Research Center recently published an article that said women are using social media on a larger scale than men. Editor Don Whitten writes that he’s not surprised based on his non-scientific observations. (September 18, 2013, Page 4)

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                    Let’s be cautious – but not because Putin says so

                    It appears there could be a settlement in the issue of chemical weapons use in Syria. Maybe. Editor Don Whitten looks at the ongoing situation and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recently op-ed piece in The New York Times and urges caution regardless of what’s being said or written. (September 16, 2013, Page 4A)

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