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Charges dropped against Oxford man

Charges against a man who allegedly molested a minor under the age of 15 more than 20 years ago have been dismissed.

See all of July’s court term results in today’s EAGLE. (August 5, 2010, Page 1)

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    Homes of convicted child molesters burn this morning

    With the former occupants in prison, two homes that were left empty burned down early this morning on County Road 250.
    Firefighters with the Lafayette County Volunteer Fire Department responded to 49 CR 250 at about 4:54 this morning where they discovered a wood house and a mobile home on fire. (August 5, 2010, Page 1)

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      Six arrested for insurance fraud

      The parents of several minors who allegedly faked a wreck have been arrested and charged with insurance fraud, according to the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office.
      The staged “wreck” took place in August 2008 in Lafayette County, allegedly involving two vehicles and several minors. The minors have not been charged. (August 4, 2010, Page 2)

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        City eyes ban on fake pot

        On Monday, the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors  banned the sale or possession of synthetic marijuana for the entire county, which included inside the city limits.
        Just to make sure the message is clear, the Oxford Board of Aldermen are also considering an ordinance banning the fake marijuana that’s known by several brand names, including K2, Spice, Demon, Voodoo, Genie and Zohai. (August 4, 2010, Page 1)

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          Closed plant gets tax break

          The Whirlpool Corporation got a $6 million assessment break Monday morning when the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors agreed to cut the tax assessment of the building and land down from $13 million to $7,750,000. (August 3, 2010, Page 1)

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            2010 summer the fifth hottest on record

            It’s not your imagination — it’s hot.
            In fact, it’s really hot.
            According to the National Weather Service, this summer has been the hottest summer since 1953. The hottest summer was 1952, followed by 1943, 1934 and 1953. (July 30, 2010, Page 5A)

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              Building a solid foundation

              A United Way committee is looking at ways to improve early childhood education in Oxford and Lafayette County. Accessibility to free or affordable preschools for all Lafayette County children is one area the committee is examining.

               (July 29, 2010, Page 1)

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                IRS cracks down on charities

                Close to 50 charities in the community are at risk of losing their tax-exempt status if they don’t file tax returns by Oct. 15, according to the Internal Revenue Service. (July 28, 2010, Page 1)

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                  Commission approves new AT&T cell tower

                  The Lafayette County Planning Commission approved a new cell tower to be constructed on Highway 30 by AT&T during its Monday’s meeting. Representatives from SBA Communications of Alabama appeared before the commission to have a tower, which will be leased and used by AT&T, constructed on Highway 30 next to the Calvary Baptist Church. (July 27, 2010, Page 3A)

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                    Funds still available for shelters

                    Thanks to grants being offered by Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, finding a safe place away from tornadoes will be much easier for those who take advantage of a program that reimburses residents up to $4,000 to help build a safe storm shelter on their property. (July 26, 2010, Page 1)

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