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Storm damage reported

Heavy rains, high winds and lots of cloud-to-ground lightning wrecked havoc on some parts of Oxford Saturday afternoon. The storm, which blew into town around 3 p.m., toppled a few trees and caused a few power outages in the community, Oxford Emergency Management Coordinator Jimmy Allgood said. (June 28, 2010, Page 1)

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    Mascot poll open to UM voters

    Fans of Admiral Ackbar may be disappointed to see that he didn’t quite make the cut, but with 11 choices to select from for the new mascot, the University of Mississippi community has its work cut out for it to find the right look for the Rebels.
    Starting today and continuing until July 5, members of the UM community can rate each option.
    For each mascot option, voters can rate their opinion from “I love this idea” to “I very much dislike this idea.”

    Visit http://mascot.olemiss.edu to learn more. (June 28, 2010, Page 1)

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      EAGLE named top small newspaper

      The Oxford EAGLE was named the best small daily newspaper in Mississippi at the Mississippi Press Association’s 2009 Better Newspaper Contest. The EAGLE was honored with a total of 21 awards, including eight first-place awards at Saturday’s ceremony in Tunica. The newspaper also won the General Excellence award, which is the most prestigious honor given to a newspaper in the state by the state Press Association. (June 28, 2010, Page 1)

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        Go-getters to get help

        In hopes to give entrepreneurs a place to go to gain support, knowledge and to do some networking, local business owners are teaming up with the Economic Development Foundation, the Mississippi Technology Alliance and FNC Inc. to form the Lafayette-Oxford-University Alliance. The LOU Alliance will focus on creating mentoring, curriculum, discussions, events, talent matching and funding to help move entrepreneurs from idea to profit. (June 25, 2010, Page 1A)

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          Jobless rate rises again

          After three months of steadily declining unemployment, the community’s jobless rate reversed course and started climbing again. While unemployment increased in May, some other new reports indicate the economy is continuing to rebound from what’s been described as the worse recession since the Great Depression. (June 25, 2010, Page 1A)

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            UM research center gets $31.7M to expand

            The University of Mississippi has been awarded $31.7 million to expand the Thad Cochran Research Center, the primary research facility of the School of Pharmacy’s National Center for Natural Products Research. (June 25, 2010, Page 1A)

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              UM mascot vote starts Monday

              To be a Rebel or not to be a Rebel is not the question. It’s more about what does a Rebel look like?

              That is what members of the University of Mississippi Mascot Selection Committee hope to answer this summer as they move into phase three of the selection process on Monday. (June 24, 2010, Page 1a)

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                Local Red Cross gets more responsibility

                Red Cross is cutting its 13 chapters in Mississippi down to five due to financial strain over the past two years but the change benefits Oxford by turning the local service station into one of the headquarters for the newly formed Northwest Mississippi Red Cross Chapter. Bebo Howell, the executive director of the local Red Cross office, said many details of the restructuring haven’t been determined. (June 24, 2010, Page 1a)

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                  Three Rivers gets grant for recycling tires

                  Thanks to everyone who has bought new tires, the Three Rivers Solid Waste Authority received $59,000 in grant money to help continue its tire collection programs. (June 24, 2010, Page 1A)

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                    UM cuts July 4 funding

                    The community’s annual 4th of July weekend celebrates the red, white and blue, but it’s the green – or lack thereof – that’s causing concerns this year. One-third of the funding was cut this year leaving organizers to rally for volunteers to help begin raising funds for next year. (June 23, 2010, Page 1A)

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