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Kumquat transducer

Local columnist T.J. Ray proudly touts his Intercranial Kumquat Subvocal 007 Transducer as an option to cellphones ringing in while you’re in church, the movies, a restaurant, et cetera. So how does Ray’s gadget work – or does it? (November 15, 2012, Page 4)

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    Letters to the Editor

    Mary Sue Tettleton writes to thank Sports Editor John Davis for his recent article about members of the Ole Miss football team’s act of compassion in taking part in funeral services for John and Sarah Wheat. (November 15, 2012, Page 4)

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      Secession petitions taking things a bit too far

      If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. That’s a common response. Editor Don Whitten points to a new response – if you can’t beat ‘em, secede – that’s popping up around the country after the recent election, and he writes that it appears lots of folks apparently don’t recall their history lessons very well. (November 14, 2012, Page 4)

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        Letters to the Editor

        Student leaders at the University of Mississippi write an open letter to students, faculty and alumni responding to disturbing incidents on campus last week. (November 14, 2012, Page 4)

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          Election gone by and a new can of worms

          Staff Writer Melanie Addington takes a look a recent post-election events at the University of Mississippi and wonders when people are going to learn to understand and respect one another. (November 13, 2012, Page 4)

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            Greasy Chicken Bones

            With the Ole Miss-LSU game coming up this weekend, local columnist Jimmy Reed was reminded of a trip to Baton Rouge to watch the Rebels and Tigers play. Reed writes about that trip and an exchange with LSU’s cheerleaders and then the response the following year. (November 13, 2012, Page 4)

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              Learning the values of our coins

              Seeing a youngster get a lesson in the value of the change in our pockets and purses brought back memories to Editor Don Whitten of a time years ago when he unfairly used his knowledge of the value of coins in his elementary school’s “candy store.” (November 12, 2012, Page 4A)

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                Letters to the Editor

                Barbara J. Smith writes to thank all of the community members and organizations which helped with donations, serving clients and helping with landscaping at The Pantry during the past month. (November 12, 2012, Page 4A)

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                  Thank a veteran this weekend

                  Veterans Day is Sunday and it’s time to seek out the veterans in your family, your neighborhood, your church, et cetera, Editor Don Whitten writes, to thank them for their service to our country and for giving us the rights we enjoy today. (November 9, 2012, Page 4A)

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                    We get what we work for, deserve

                    Local columnist T.J. Ray writes that it appears our government is no longer “of the people” but “of the two parties” because of the division in ideology, and suggests it might be because citizens are no longer working as hard in the system. (November 9, 2012, Page 4A)

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