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Scores up in state, future promising

With school back in session, Mississippi Department of Education board chairman Charles McClelland writes a guest column to note the improvement in test scores from last year and to say that even better things are expected this year in Mississippi. (August 8, 2011, Page 4)

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    Oxford may get marker on Mississippi Blues Trail

    Oxford may soon join the University of Mississippi on the Mississippi Blues Trail if the city gets its own marker on the state path tracing historic points of the blue (August 5, 2011, Page 1A)

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      Oxford competitive race endures

      Athletes will have to endure more than the heat this weekend as the second annual Oxford Endurance Weekend kicks off tonight at 7. (August 5, 2011, Page 1A)

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        Heat warnings remain

        Temperatures are expected to hit close to 100 again over the weekend. The heat is being blamed for two deaths in Memphis. Warnings from the National Weather Service remain in affect today and Saturday. Forecasters say north Mississippi should see a slight break in temperatures mid-week next week. (August 5, 2011, Page 1A)

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          Oxford woman to appear on HSN

          Elizabeth Heiskill is new to Oxford and will be introducing herself in a big way this weekend as a guest on the Home Shopping Network where she will be promoting kitchen appliances with Chef Emeril Lagasse. (August 5, 2011, Page 3A)

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            Movies are movies – but Cruise as Reacher?

            Loyal readers of best-selling author Lee Child’s series featuring tough guy Jack Reacher must be a bit surprised to hear that Tom Cruise has been picked to play the character in an upcoming movie based on one of the books. Editor Don Whitten says he can’t picture the 5-foot-7 Cruise as the 6-5, 250-pound Reacher he’s been following in Child’s books. (August 5, 2011, Page 4A)

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              Letters to the Editor

              Patti C. Harris writes to say that, now with the budget crisis averted, it’s time to focus on excessive government regulations. (August 5, 2011, Page 4A)

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                Zach Scruggs’ guilty plea stands

                A federal judge on Wednesday refused to throw out the 2008 conviction of attorney Zach Scruggs in a corruption case that also involved his father, well-known trial lawyer Dickie Scruggs. U.S. District Judge Neal B. Biggers in Oxford denied the motion to vacate the conviction.

                 (August 4, 2011, Page 1)

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                  Buses back, so drive safely

                  A new law that went into effect July 1, called “Nathan’s Law” allows for harsher penalties for those caught driving past a stopped school bus. The law is named after a 5-year-old Jones County boy who was killed when a driver ignored the flashing stop lights and passed the boy’s bus. (August 4, 2011, Page 1)

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                    City officials end Park Drive project

                    The Park Drive improvement project has been canceled by Oxford officials and about $300,000 in federal transportation funds will be returned, city officials said Wednesday afternoon. (August 4, 2011, Page 2)

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