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Let’s hope our leaders will actually lead

With President Obama giving his State of the Union speech Tuesday and Congress moving along with its work, we are hopeful that we can see a bipartisan effort to effect changes that will help the country as a whole. (January 19, 2015, Page 4)

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    Tax increases affect some; ACA deadline affects others

    Publisher Tim Phillips takes a closer look at two subjects: tax increases that will affect many across the country and the looming deadline for signing up for insurance coverage under the Afordable Health Care Act. (January 18, 2015, Page 4A)

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      MLK Day of Service beckons all to help out

      Tomorrow, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, offers all of the community a chance to come together and help one another. (January 18, 2015, Page 4A)

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        Help is there when needed most

        News Editor Jonathan Scott found out firsthand how helpful first-responders are when one of his vehicles caught fire recently. Scott tells the story of his problem and about all of the assistance he received. (January 16, 2015, Page 4)

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          Strict party-line voting usually leaves something to be desired

          When lawmakers, at any level, vote strictly according to the party line, it makes us wonder if they’re interested in what’s best for everyone. We were disappointed to see that earlier this week in Jackson, and call on both parties to have productive debates and compromise more often. (January 16, 2015, Page 4)

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            Letters to the Editor

            Angie and Alex Dorris write to thank the teachers and administration/staff members who help with the carpool line at Lafayette Elementary Schools each day. (January 16, 2015, Page 4)

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              Volunteering at Pantry can be very moving

              Local columnist T.J. Ray takes a look at what goes on at the Pantry during the week, and notes that volunteers will experience all kinds of emotions if they spend a week or two helping out. (January 15, 2015, Page 4A)

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                Education funding talk, vote should not be so party-oriented

                Mississippi representatives and senators passed a resolution that will place an alternative to Initiative 42 — that requires the Legislature to fully fund MAEP annually — on the ballot this fall. We have two concerns about the votes: that is was along party lines and that men representing Lafayette County and its education-oriented electorate would vote to muddy the water on an education funding issue. (January 15, 2015, Page 4A)

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                  Beware of two scams that are popping up

                  Editor Don Whitten takes a look at a couple of scams — one involving jury duty and the other involving wage garnishments — that have popped up lately. (January 14, 2015, Page 4)

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                    Dealing with flu, colds, sinus issues, et cetera

                    Whether it’s the recent cold spell, the restart for schools or some other reason, the LOU community is being hit hard by illness. We encourage all to take care of themselves and avoid spreading the problems to others. (January 14, 2015, Page 4)

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