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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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Dealing with government regulations, policies

Local columnist T.J. Ray looks at decisions made by local committees, commissions and boards and explains how those decisions are often made and exactly where and how the general public can affect change in regulations and policies. (September 26, 2014, Page 4)

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    We need to help our schools help our children

    Almost one-third of the third-graders at Della Davidson Elementary School have, through preliminary assessment, been shown to be at some risk of not passing the spring assessment test of their reading ability to allow them to move on to the fourth grade. Our View expresses concern about these numbers and urges all parents and caregivers to do their part to help with the extra measures the local schools are taking to help our young students. (September 25, 2014, Page 4A)

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      We should expect efficient parole process

      Prison reform is not easy to accomplish, but there’s one area that’s been given special attention of late that’s supposed to help: making the parole process run a bit quicker. Our View looks at the cost of housing prisoners and how a more efficient parole process can help in that regard. (September 24, 2014, Page 4A)

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        CLEVELAND: Counting the state’s red-letter football moments

        Rick Cleveland takes a look at Mississippi State, Ole Miss and Southern Mississippi’s top five meaningful victories for each school’s football program in this week’s column. (September 24, 2014, Page 1B)

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          Oxford 7th-graders play Tupelo to 14-all tie

          The Oxford seventh-grade football team played Tupelo to a 14-all tie Tuesday night at Bobby Holcomb Field. (September 24, 2014, Page 2B)

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            Hit’s De Principle

            Local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls many of the lessons his childhood mentor, Jaybird, gave him about saving and spending wisely. He’s tried to pass that on to his children and others, noting that “Hit’s de principle.” (September 23, 2014, Page 4)

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              Fall a season of color and excitement

              Today is the first day of fall and, while it’s not the normal fall weather around here, it’s a signal that we’re about to have those wonderful things that only come with fall: football in nippy weather, the pumpkin patch, colorful leaves falling, et cetera. Some consider it the best of the seasons; we encourage all to take advantage of it in the coming weeks and months. (September 23, 2014, Page 4)

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                Ole Miss starts slow, falls at UCF, 4-0

                ORLANDO, Fla. – Ole Miss (6-2-2) fell behind early and was never able to regroup as the Rebels fell to UCF (7-1-2) by a score of 4-0 Sunday night in the final non-conference contest of the regular season for the Rebels. (September 22, 2014, Page 6)

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                  Taking part in Racial Reconciliation Week

                  It takes work and communication to improve race relations, and this week’s Racial Reconciliation Week being put on by the Department of Athletics at Ole Miss and the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation offers lots of opportunities for local residents to do just that. We salute those planning this week and encourage all to take part. (September 22, 2014, Page 4)

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                    Ole Miss gives Bianco four-year extension

                    Follow a College World Series appearance and the most successful season in program history, Ole Miss baseball coach Mike Bianco’s contract has been extended to run through the 2018 season, athletic director Ross Bjork announced Friday. (September 21, 2014, Page 1B)

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