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Ole Miss fizzles down the stretch, falls to Bulldogs on road

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia was primed for a letdown. The Bulldogs were tired. They weren’t playing another big rival. There were plenty of empty seats at Stegeman Coliseum. Yet, after a sluggish start, Georgia found a way to pull out its third straight Southeastern Conference win. Marcus Thornton scored 16 points and came up with a huge steal late in the game, J.J. Frazier made a couple of big 3s, and Charles Mann rebounded from a scoreless first half to lead the Bulldogs past Ole Miss, 69-64, on Tuesday night. (January 21, 2015, Page 1B, 4B)

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    CLEVELAND: When it comes to the Super Bowl, Mississippi will be well represented

    We call ourselves the Magnolia State. But where the Super Bowl matchup of Seattle and New England is concerned, Mississippi is the Linebacker State. (January 21, 2015, Page 2B)

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      Local funding helps junior college students; national plan needs study

      President Barack Obama could just as easily have pointed at a plan supported locally that helps provide tuition assistance for junior college students as other areas of the country. The president’s plan to make junior college education free for all needs further study, but certainly sounds promising if it can be paid for. (January 21, 2015, Page 4A)

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        Letters to the Editor

        Jim Shollenberger writes to say that Initiative 42 will help education in Mississippi by improving funding while the alternative offered by the Legislature offers little to nothing. The Lafayette-Oxford-University MLK Day of Service Planning Committee writes to thank all int he community who took part in Monday’s event. (January 21, 2015, Page 4A)

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          What’s the real state of the union as we begin 2015?

          President Barack Obama will be fulfilling the charge given the president in Article II, Section 3 of the Constitution with his State of the Union talk tonight. With expectations that he will spend more time making proposals for Congress to consider, we offer some of the changes between now and a year ago to show how various areas compare. (January 20, 2015, Page 4)

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            Lady Rebels fall at A&M

            COLLEGE STATION, Texas – In a game that featured six ties and eight lead changes, the Ole Miss women’s basketball team gave the No. 11 Texas A&M Aggies all they could handle but dropped a 58-49 road contest in Reed Arena on Sunday afternoon. (January 19, 2015, Page 6)

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              Let’s hope our leaders will actually lead

              With President Obama giving his State of the Union speech Tuesday and Congress moving along with its work, we are hopeful that we can see a bipartisan effort to effect changes that will help the country as a whole. (January 19, 2015, Page 4)

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                Former Ole Miss pitcher Cecil Buford passes away

                Former Ole Miss pitcher Cecil Burford, who helped lead the Rebels to the 1956 College World Series, passed away Thursday in Madison, Mississippi (January 18, 2015, Page 3B)

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                  Ole Miss men’s tennis start Hansson era with win over Central Florida

                  ORLANDO, Fla. — A new chapter in Ole Miss men’s tennis officially kicked off Friday at the UCF Tennis Complex with the 31st-ranked Rebels delivering Toby Hansson a 6-1 win in his first match as a head coach. (January 18, 2015, Page 4B)

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                    Hot shooting leads Ole Miss past No. 19 Arkansas on road

                    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Stefan Moody had 18 points as Mississippi shot a season-high 56.4 percent in a 96-82 win over No. 19 Arkansas on Saturday night. Five players finished in double figures for the Rebels (11-6, 2-3 Southeastern Conference), who were playing their first road game since a crushing overtime loss at Kentucky. (January 18, 2015, Page 1B)

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