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Letters to the Editor

Mary Allyn Hedges writes to thank the patrons and participants who made Oxford Restaurant Week successful. (February 15, 2015, Page 4A)

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    A terrible truth that needs to be remembered

    News Editor Jonathan Scott takes a look at a recent report titled “Lunching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror” and notes that communities should make a determined effort to remember and mark sites of these racial injustices so they can be discussed and explored more openly. (February 13, 2015, Page 4A)

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      Growth — in a controlled manner

      The Oxford Planning Commission and board of aldermen face an ongoing challenge with controlling development and building, and it’s good to see the two working together to evaluate applications from those wishing to build in the LOU community. (February 13, 2015, Page 4A)

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        Reading instruction, retention plans example of unfunded mandate

        We’ve tackled the issue of unfunded mandates in public education before, and continue to see that problem affecting students, teachers and schools in Mississippi. The latest example concerns the unfunded, or under-funded, mandate to have third-graders reading on grade level before they can be promoted to the fourth grade. We call on state lawmakers to come up with the money necessary to implement fully this important program and requirement. (February 12, 2015, Page 4A)

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          Letters to the Editor

          Linda Spence writes to wish all a Happy Valentine’s Day and to hope that all look at the possibilities that await them. (February 12, 2015, Page 4A)

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            Lawmakers and education — who needs the public?

            Local columnist T.J. Ray takes a look at education issues in Mississippi and how some are being handled by state lawmakers and other interest groups. (February 12, 2015, Page 4A)

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              Bad winter weather much milder around here

              Bad weather is relative, Editor Don Whitten points out. People in the South are concerned about temperatures in the 30s with winds 10-20 mph on Thursday. In the Northeast, they’re worried about another big snow added on to the long winter and big drifts they already have. (February 11, 2015, Page 4A)

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                Soup of the day options help make Empty Bowls successful

                The Soup of the Day at most restaurants offers one choice, sometimes two. Thursday, however, the Soup of the Day options number nearly two dozen at Empty Bowls, the popular fundraiser that’s held at Oxford-University United Methodist Church from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (February 11, 2015, Page 4A)

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                  Buckle up! It saves lives

                  We urge everyone who rides in a vehicle to take note of the senseless traffic deaths this past weekend attributed to not wearing seat belts, and make sure you buckle up! (February 10, 2015, Page 4)

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                    The Long Run

                    Local columnist Jimmy Reed takes a look at the move to legalize marijuana, noting that we should be looking at the long-term effects rather than the short-term gains. (February 10, 2015, Page 4)

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