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On Whose Side Is Our Side?

Columnist Jimmy Reed recalls words of his mentor, Jaybird, and favorite contemporary American, Ronald Reagan, about standing up to bullies, and wonders if our current leaders are anywhere near that same stance based on recent announcements. (April 13, 2010, Page 4A)

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    Rights – something to think about

    Editor Don Whitten had a visitor drop by recently with a card that read, “The right to do something doesn’t make it the right thing to do,” and pondered about possibilities that he could have been pointing to, including the newspaper’s rights, the rights of government leaders and our rights in general. (April 12, 2010, Page 4A)

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      Letters to the Editor

      Pantry Publicist Barbara J. Smith writes to thank members of the community for volunteering and for making donations to help the Pantry serve members of the community. (April 12, 2010, Page 4A)

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        Dealing with that greenish-yellow dust

        There may have been a slight reprieve with mid-week thunderstorms, but the pollen that coats everything and everyone at this time of the year will be back in full force. Where’s it coming from and what can be done about it? Editor Don Whitten tries to answer some of those questions. (April 9, 2010, Page 4A)

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          Discrimination now moving to athletic facilities?

          Columnist T.J. Ray has seen all types of discrimination challenged over the years, but is now starting to see another type – in facilities for athletics and other endeavors on college campuses. What group might find a way to make use of an indoor facility? (April 9, 2010, Page 4A)

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            Complacency can cause violent crimes to fester

            Staff Writer Alyssa Schnugg sees a growing sense of apathy and complacency when it comes to violent crimes in the LOU community. She warns this is a dangerous trend and notes that we need to be intolerant of violence and also work to boost support for local law officials. (April 8, 2010, Page 4)

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              Letters to the Editor

              Frank Lovelady writes to give five ways that the public can help save 6-day mail delivery by the United States Postal Service. (April 8, 2010, Page 4)

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                Census questions some households are facing

                Have you returned your 2010 Census form? Have you gotten another one? What do you do now? Those are just a few of the questions Editor Don Whitten has after returning his census form – and then getting another one from the government. The local return rate still isn’t impressive, but maybe there’s a reason. (April 7, 2010, Page 4)

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                  Letters to the Editor

                  Linda Abbott writes to thank the community for its participation in, and support for, the Take Back the Night event to stress violence prevention, while Jim McCauley thanked members of the Oxford Tourism Council and others for their help in promoting Oxford. (April 7, 2010, Page 4)

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                    Income-Outgo Double-Dip

                    Columnist Jimmy Reed recalled a recent joke his barber told about the circulation of a $100 bill through a community and then related it to his take on the nation’s debt crisis. (April 6, 2010, Page 4)

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