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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

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Lifespans getting shorter for pro sports venues

Remember Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, the first home of the Braves and Falcons? Well, you’ve got just a few years left to visit its replacements, Turner Field and the GeorgiaDome, before they’re replaced by new facilities. Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at the short lives that many pro sports stadiums and arenas have these days. (November 15, 2013, Page 4A)

Is it time for the 28th Amendment?

It was 21 years ago when the last amendment to the U.S. Constitution was approved. It was 21 years before that for the 26th Amendment. So is it time for another one? Editor Don Whitten takes a look at some suggestions to be discussed by the National Constitution Center. (June 3, 2013, Page 4)

Election Integrity

Local columnist Jimmy Reed writes that we have lots to be thankful for here at Thanksgiving, but one thing he’s not sure about is election integrity in light of some of the results he’s seen from this month’s elections. (November 20, 2012, Page 4)

Trustees select firm to invest city’s $30 million

The Oxford Municipal Reserve and Trust Fund Board of Trustees voted unanimously Thursday to select Philadelphia, Pa.,-based Glenmede to serve as the investment manager of the city’s newly acquired $30 million from the sale of Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. (February 24, 2012, Page 1A)

OK, it’s time for a mid-summer pop quiz

Since it’s halfway between the end of one school year and the beginning of another, perhaps it’s just the right time for a mid-summer pop quiz – on the holiday we’re celebrating Monday. Editor Don Whitten has questions, answers and ratings in the short quiz on the Fourth of July. (July 1, 2011, Page 4A)

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