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Basketball tournament to raise funds for cancer research

Spots are still open for a three-on-three basketball tournament planned for later this month in hopes of raising money to support the American Cancer Society.
Hoops 4 Hope is sponsored by the Metcalf-Holden Foundation and Verve LLC and will be held on May 29 at the Oxford Activity Center. (May 14, 2010, Page 2A)

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    Book of Golden Deeds awarded to Mansel

    Dr. Keith Mansel has helped the community in some very big ways with his work in opening the Oxford Medical Ministries Clinic and in quieter ways like helping the son of a cancer patient get an education.
    For all Mansel has done for the community, both big and small, the Oxford Exchange Club honored Mansel Thursday with its coveted Book of Golden Deeds Award. (May 14, 2010, Page 3A)

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      Hotel project moves forward

      Despite ongoing dissent from many who live in the Jefferson Avenue neighborhood and other city residents, both downtown historic commissions approved a request for a new hotel and parking lot near the Square. The Historic Preservation Commission voted 5-4 on favor of the new hotel. The Courthouse Square Historic Preservation Commission voted 4-1 in favor of the parking lot across the street. (May 13, 2010, Page 1A, 5A)

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        Blown switch: 1,500 in the dark

        A blown switch at the Oxford Electric Department substation left about 1,500 residents without power for about an hour Tuesday afternoon. (May 12, 2010, Page 1)

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          Officer memorial Friday to honor fallen heroes

          To honor all law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice, the Lafayette County Law Enforcement Association will hold a memorial service at 11 a.m. Friday in front of Oxford City Hall on the Square. (May 12, 2010, Page 2)

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            2 hotels near Square?

            Two new boutique hotels were approved by the Oxford Planning Commission on Monday – despite concerns about both proposed projects. Developers of the new University Hotel want to build their project next door to Sneed’s Ace Hardware on University Avenue. A second hotel was approved for Jefferson Avenue but the parking lot for the hotel was postponed until more information can be obtained.

            - UPDATE: The Jefferson Avenue hotel project received approval for the certificate of appropriateness through the Oxford Historic Commission on Tuesday despite continued complaints from residents of the neighborhood. (May 11, 2010, Page 1)

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              Sunday alcohol sales law drafted

              A request for alcohol sales on Sundays is underway with a proposed new ordinance being developed by a local restaurant owner. The request will be presented to the Oxford Board of Aldermen at its May 18 meeting, Mayor Pat Patterson said. (May 7, 2010, Page 1A, 9A)

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                Road project remains in limbo

                A proposed Highway 6-Jackson Avenue interchange under discussion for at least 12 years continues to remain stalled due to complications from ongoing development in the area, Mississippi Department of Transportation officials say.

                MDOT had a conference call with the Oxford Board of Aldermen on Thursday to discuss the project. (May 7, 2010, Page 1A, 5A)

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                  Kids learn fire safety

                  The Oxford Fire Department is accepting applications for its summer Fire Academy where kids will learn what it’s like to be a firefighter.
                  The five-day academy will be for children 6 to 12 years old and will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, June 26-30 at Fire Station No. 4 on Mall Drive. (May 6, 2010, Page 2)

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                    Oxford, UM honored for green efforts

                    The City of Oxford and the University of Mississippi were honored at the Keep Mississippi Beautiful Awards ceremony by winning the Circle of Excellence Award. The city also won first place for its recycling program. (May 6, 2010, Page 2)

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