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Friday, December 19, 2014

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Lawmakers face active, involved constituency

We predict interesting conversations coming up between state lawmakers and their constituents — particularly school officials, educators and parents of school-aged children — as they prepare to deal with two key education issues: fully funding MAEP and Common Core. (December 15, 2014, Page 4)

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    Building codes safeguard county residents

    Publisher Tim Phillips takes a look at the building codes passed by the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors and what they can do to help with growth outside the city limits and how they can protect homebuyers. (December 14, 2014, Page 4A)

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      MAEP must be fully funded for students to succeed

      Oxford School District Superintendent Brian D. Harvey, in a “Your Turn” guest column, explains the important of fully funding the Mississippi Adequate Education Program. (December 14, 2014, Page 4A)

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        LOU community offers lots of options to fill spare time

        The holidays may be in full swing locally, but that doesn’t mean that shopping or staying around the house are your only options. The LOU community offers a wide variety of options to see, hear and do during the upcoming days and weeks. (December 14, 2014, Page 4A)

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          Dealing with natural clothes drying

          Local columnist T.J. Ray saw a window to the past recently — a clothesline in use. He writes about memories of hanging and taking in clothing from that early natural dryer. (December 12, 2014, Page 4)

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            Missing out on federal funds hurts early education

            We urge educators and state officials to find out why Mississippi didn’t receive any federal grants for its pre-k programs and to be prepared to submit a winning application next year. (December 12, 2014, Page 4)

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              Letters to the Editor

              Laura Beth Walker writes to thank patrons, volunteers and staff of the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library for a wonderful year and to look forward to even bigger and better things in 2015. (December 12, 2014, Page 4)

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                Christmas: Giving doesn’t have to equal spending

                Staff Writer Jerra Scott and her family are cutting back a bit this Christmas. A emphasis on the reason for the season and a desire for a quieter, simpler holiday time spark the decision. (December 11, 2014, Page 4A)

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                  Protect yourself, your purchases while holiday shopping

                  Be careful. Be safe. Be Smart. Eliminate temptation. That’s our message to shoppers at the busy time of the year. (December 11, 2014, Page 4A)

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                    Be a bit wary of youngsters’ games, apps

                    You’re aware, aren’t you, of how your store cards, smartphones and buying preferences provide some amount of personal information to stores and businesses? Editor Don Whitten points out that is going on with online games and apps our youngsters are using as well, and urges adults to take whatever precautions they can to protect personal information. (December 10, 2014, Page 4A)

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