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Monday, November 24, 2014

St. Louis

Driver charged in double fatal wreck

The driver of the vehicle that wrecked on Nov. 9 on Highway 7 near University Avenue, killing two University of Mississippi students, has been charged with two counts of aggravated DUI. (more…) (January 17, 2014, Page 1)

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)

Two UM students killed in wreck

Two University of Mississippi students are recovering after a wreck that claimed the lives of two of their friends and fellow Ole Miss students early Saturday morning. Killed were Christopher J. Grimaud, 20, and Kevin J. Eagan, 18, both of Missouri. (November 11, 2013, Page 1A)

Another reason NFL games are best on TV

The National Football League has long pitched itself as the pro sport to watch on television. Editor Don Whitten suspects more fans might be heading in that direction based on early reaction to a game-day policy by the NFL concerning what fans can take into the stadium at a game. (August 21, 2013, Page 4)

Responding to the Boston Marathon tragedy

Editor Don Whitten writes about the Boston Marathon bombing tragedy, asking the questions most readers are probably asking these days and wondering how we will respond to the deadly act of terrorism. (April 17, 2013, Page 4)

Making an unpleasant job more unpleasant

Editor Don Whitten takes note of some of the occupations people have that most of us really don’t like and centers in on one in the news lately – Transportation Security agents at airports. (February 25, 2013, Page 4A)

We all need to celebrate with our Aunt Helens

Do you get invitations to family and friends’ 90th-birthday parties or 60th anniversary celebrations? Editor Don Whitten suggests that you attend after seeing first-hand the value of paying tribute to family and friends while they are still with us. (July 11, 2012, Page 4)

School’s out for summer – what’s next?

The morning and afternoon traffic lines at the schools are disappearing and a car stereo or two was heard blaring Alice Cooper’s “School’s Out.” Editor Don Whitten writes that means it’s time to start making summer vacation plans. What are you thinking about? (May 21, 2012, Page 4)

From earning a degree to getting a buzz cut

Generations columnist Steve Stricker tell us about his journey from being a college graduate to a soldier in the U.S. Army. (July 8, 2011, Page 1B)

Are the hours, days crawling by or flying for you?

“Are we there yet?” “Is it time yet?” “How much longer?” Remember making, or hearing, those questions? It’s true what they say about time – it flies by when you’re having fun and crawls when you’re waiting on something. Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at the phenomenon that seems to change as we get older. (June 6, 2011, Page 4)

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