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How many of you know our state song?

Newspapers and libraries are often called for information that no one else seems to have, and one question that’s come to The EAGLE lately involves Mississippi’s state song. Editor Don Whitten recalls learning the song, “Go Mississippi,” during his elementary school days. (July 19, 2010, Page 4)

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    Crucial meeting set on bond issue

    You can help decide Monday whether the Oxford School District moves forward with a possible $30 million bond referendum to build a new high school and make other capital improvements. The Oxford School Board meets at 5 p.m. Monday at Oxford High School to gather input from the community about the bond issue before it votes to place the referendum before the voters. (July 16, 2010, Page 1A)

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      UM mascots down to five

      The land shark is still in the running alongside Hotty and Toddy as two of the five top mascot choices for the University of Mississippi. With more than 13,000 votes, the Student Mascot Selection Committee had a tough job narrowing down to the final five: bear, horse, lion, land shark and Hotty and Toddy. (July 16, 2010, Page 1A)

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        Voters face big decision with ‘personhood’ proposal

        Staff writer Melanie Addington points to the initiative concerning changing wording in state law defining when a human becomes a person and worries about the government getting even more involved in life choices for women. She talks about a recent lawsuit filed over the issue and argues that we could spend our time better to help our youth. (July 16, 2010, Page 4A)

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          Bus system prepars for students’ return

          Oxford University Transit will have a new fall schedule beginning Aug. 9. New stops and changes are being made to the Green Line which operates Monday through Friday. (July 15, 2010, Page 2)

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            Supervisors want to keep Drug Court here

            Circuit Court Judge Andrew Howorth filed a “cease and decist” order against the Layfayette County Board of Supervisors. Howorth claims that the supervisors continually interfere with court operations since the current board took office in 2008. (July 15, 2010, Page 1)

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              Presley: Deny rate hike

              Brandon Presley, Public Service Commissioner, has recommended a 40 percent rate increase for Bell Utilities. During a hearing on July 1 an expert witness testified that a recommendation was made for a lesser increase. Based on information from the hearing the request to increase rates should be denied. (July 15, 2010, Page 1)

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                Protect newborns from whooping cough by first protecting yourself

                Keeping yourself well and being aware of on-going cold symptoms can protect your newborn from illness. Guest columnist Dr. Shaun Helmhaut discusses the dangers of a whooping cough epidemic to the unimmunized. (July 15, 2010, Page 12)

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                  Teens urged to stay in school

                  Students participating in a two-day college visit to the University of Mississippi learned the importance of earning a high school diploma. Local leaders spoke to the group of students which was held in cooperation with the Boys and Girls Club of Memphis, Tupelo and Oxford. (July 15, 2010, Page 1)

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                    County fairs offer a little bit of everything

                    County fairs and livestock shows used to fill the schedule of events in the summer months around the state, but now are not as commonplace. Editor Don Whitten looks at what they have to offer and suggests possibly taking in one of the nearby ones still going strong. (July 15, 2010, Page 4)

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