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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Adrian Shipman

Letters to the Editor

Larry Tyler writes to tell that there was a festival before Double Decker — Art and All That Jazz — held on the historic Oxford Square, while Gary Gold writes in support of Initiative 42 and says the public should have a simple “yes” or “no” choice on the ballot. (April 22, 2015, Page 4A)

Shipman win levels playing field in voting for initiative

We commend Oxford’s Adrian Shipman for her courage and resourcefulness in standing up for Initiative 42, and feel that her victory in court should serve to make the options a bit clearer to Mississippi voters this fall. (April 8, 2015, Page 4A)

Court orders new language for Initiative 42 alternative

Adrian Shipman, an Oxford woman and mother of two children in the Oxford School District, won her appeal with the Hinds County Circuit Court to change the language in the Legislature’s alternative to Initiative 42. (April 3, 2015, Page 3A)

’42 For Better Schools’ new name for Initiative 42 supporters

Supporters of Initiative 42, which proposes to change the Mississippi Constitution to require the state to fully fund its share of K-12 schools’ budgets, have created the brand “42 For Better Schools” in hopes of educating voters about the importance of the initiative and the differences between it and the Legislature’s alternative. (April 2, 2015, Page 8)

Attorney, on behalf of Legislature, files motion to dismiss Oxford mom’s appeal

After Oxford mom Adrian Shipman filed a lawsuit against an alternative to the ballot measure Initiative 42, which proses to amend the Mississippi Constitution to require the state to fully fund its share of K-12 education, a Jackson-based attorney is defending the state’s decision. (March 31, 2015, Page 5)

Don’t forget about type 1 diabetes

Olivia Estes’ favorite subject in school is Greek mythology — where demi-gods and mythical creatures can fly, breathe fire and pull the lighting from the sky. They have great strength and powers, although, they also all have one great weakness.
While some may say having type 1 diabetes might be Olivia’s weakness, they obviously haven’t met the precocious 8-year-old. (April 9, 2010, Page 1A)

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