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Morning person? Or perhaps a night owl?

Are you a morning person, one of those people that somehow gets up and going every morning without a hitch? Or perhaps a night owl, one who struggles through hitting the snooze button several times and still needs help and a shot of caffeine? Maybe, you’re somewhere in between. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at all three and wonders if heredity or environment decides which you’ll be. (October 18, 2010, Page 4A)

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    How to get ahead

    Guest columnist Ben Walls urges readers to make wise choices, dream and lay a foundation for success and then to never give up as guidelines for how to get ahead in today’s world. (October 18, 2010, Page 4A)

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      Letters to the Editor

      Julie H. Walton writes to tell citizens that they could be hearing from United Way representatives in the future asking for assistance with a community-wide drive to help in areas of critical need. (October 18, 2010, Page 4A)

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        Solitude: Lamar and agriculture

        L.Q.C. Lamar is known nationally as a congressman, senator, Secretary of the Interior and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, but he is not known for his interest in, and ownership of, farming operations. In 1854, Lamar was living in his home state of Georgia. He had established a law firm in Macon but he did not have any use for his extensive slave holdings. (October 15, 2010, Page 3B)

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          OUT discusses safety

          With ridership again doubled this month at 46, 643 or about 2,000 riders a day, the Oxford University Transit system is starting to get crowded. Citing a safety need, the University of Mississippi is requesting changes to the popular Student Union bus stops. (October 15, 2010, Page 5a)

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            Clinton backs Childers at UM

            Former President Bill Clinton made a campaign stop at the University of Mississippi on Thursday to encourage college students to go to the polls Nov. 2 and vote for Democrats or they will be “committing malpractice.” Clinton made his remarks in the Grove before an estimated crowd of 2,000 to 3,ooo. It was Clinton’s 76th stop on the stump trail to show support for Democrats in tight races against Republicans. (October 15, 2010, Page 1, 2a)

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              Vintage planes land in Oxford

              The Delta Blues Stearman Fly-In is open to all aircraft and aviation enthusiasts and the general public is welcome to come out to the airport to see the aircraft and visit the pilots.

              Several flying contests and events are planned for Saturday. The public is invited to pack their lounge chairs and come hang-out at the airport.

              Stearman aircraft will be featured, as well as other vintage aircraft and more modern sport aircraft. (October 15, 2010, Page 3A)

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                Scruggs’ case examined in new Wilkie book

                Richard “Dickie” Scruggs is a friend of author Curtis Wilkie which he points out in the first sentence of the Author’s Note of his recently published book, “The Fall of the House of Zeus,” which highlights the rise and fall of the former trial attorney

                Wilkie will be doing a book signing at Square Books at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, the official release day. (October 15, 2010, Page 1A)

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                  So why was Bill Clinton in town Thursday?

                  Was former President Bill Clinton in Oxford on Thursday to stump for U.S. Rep. Travis Childers or was he just making another stop on a Get Out And Vote campaign nationwide? Or, as Editor Don Whitten writes, wasn’t it both – plus urging the Ole Miss students to get out and help the Democrats protect the gains that group helped them get two years ago? (October 15, 2010, Page 4A)

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                    Letters to the Editor

                    Anne Steel writes to give an update on an earlier informal study of the number of discarded cans and bottles she picked up near the Square – and things are any better, while Ken McGraw writes to tout Travis Childers as the choice for those who want an “independent” candidate. (October 15, 2010, Page 4A)

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