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Getting confused by ‘legal lingo’

Local columnist T.J. Ray writes about laws, lawbreakers and punishment, wondering why a recent court report showed a large number of those convicted of crimes getting probation rather than jail time. (February 28, 2013, Page 4)

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    Letters to the Editor

    Fifth-grader Matt K. (c/o Mrs. Newlin’s S.S. Class, Harlan Intermediate School, 1401 19th St., Harlan, IA 51537) writes to ask readers for help with his social studies project on Mississippi while Jim Brasher writes about his memories of Edith Shain and a noted photo of her kissing a seaman at the end of World War II. (February 28, 2013, Page 4)

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      Sequestration – finding some middle ground

      Webster’s definition of sequestration seems a bit different than what’s being talked about these days. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at a “political economy” definition and the wide range – depending on who you believe – of possible effects of sequestration. (February 27, 2013, Page 4)

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        Letters to the Editor

        Jeff Justis expresses his concern abut some of the proposals introduced in the state Legislature as well as other issues, and writes that he’s glad to see similar views expressed by other letter-writers. (February 27, 2013, Page 4)

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          Duck Hunt At Po’ Boy Drake

          Local columnist Jimmy Reed takes a humorous look at some of the trouble we get ourselves into as he recalls a duck hunting trip and a stuck Bronco. (February 26, 2013, Page 4)

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            Making an unpleasant job more unpleasant

            Editor Don Whitten takes note of some of the occupations people have that most of us really don’t like and centers in on one in the news lately – Transportation Security agents at airports. (February 25, 2013, Page 4A)

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              Letters to the Editor

              Don C. McConnell writes to take issue with the idea that names of those who possess a permit to carry a concealed weapon should be available to the public and questions the value of freedom of information in some cases. (February 25, 2013, Page 4A)

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                Penciling in the Double Decker lineup

                Lineups, lineups, lineups – they are all around at this time of the year. Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks takes a look at one more lineup that’s to be announced soon – the musical lineup for this year’s Double Decker Arts Festival. (February 22, 2013, Page 4A)

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                  Are we going to stop paying attention to public education?

                  Local columnist T.J. Ray, after taking a closer look at Senate Bill 2189, expresses concerns about charter schools’ accountability in Mississippi and wonders if it signals an overall tendency to stop paying full attention to public education in the state. (February 22, 2013, Page 4A)

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                    Is ‘budgeting’ not a word in Washington?

                    You have to live within a budget. Schools have to go by a budget. Cities and counties have budgets. But what about Congress? So wonder Editor Don Whitten as he writes about the lack of budgeting talks and progress in Washington, D.C. (February 21, 2013, Page 4)

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