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Philip Loria writes to remind those that think everyone is responsible for themselves that we are now in an age of entitlement. (May 12, 2010, Page 4)

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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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      Candidates for judicial races set

      With the deadline to qualify for the 2010 election over, voters now know who will be competing in the judicial races this fall. (May 11, 2010, Page 2)

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        Parents play role in student testing

        From Tuesday through Thursday, students in the third through eighth grades at Oxford and Lafayette public schools will be taking the Mississippi Curriculum Test Second Edition or MCT2. School principals and the Office of Healthy Schools in the Mississippi Department of Education share ideas to help students prepare. (May 10, 2010, Page 1A)

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          Mental health bills improve care

          New legislation recently signed by Gov. Haley Barbour in regards to mental health will make some small changes in how mental health services are delivered in Mississippi and even smaller changes in Lafayette County. (May 10, 2010, Page 5A)

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            So how well do you know your ‘times’ tables?

            Have they changed the way youngsters are taught math, particularly the multiplication tables? Editor Don Whitten did an unscientific survey/study to see how well people knew their “times” tables and wonders if calculators and other modern tools have lessened how much time is spent teaching youngsters to learn – or memorize – their multiplication tables. (May 10, 2010, Page 4A)

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              Are they ready?

              More than 2,200 graduates received degrees Saturday during the University of Mississippi’s 2010 commencement ceremony held in the Grove. Former Mississippi governor and U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus gave the commencement address where he challenged students to do something bigger than themselves. (May 10, 2010, Page 1A)

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                MEMA, FEMA assess local tornado damage

                The number of homes damaged by the F2 tornado that ripped through Abbeville early Sunday morning is higher than emergency management officials first estimated, although most of the damage is minor, Lafayette County Emergency Management Coordinator David Shaw said. (May 7, 2010, Page 2A)

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                  Layoffs at Lafayette

                  Several positions from each school in the Lafayette County School District are being cut due to ongoing funding shortfalls. While some school employees have already been informed their position was being cut, others were still being notified this week, Superintendent Mike Foster said. (May 7, 2010, Page 1A, 9A)

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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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