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Letters to the Editor

Deirdre Cooper Owens writes to urge state legislators to expand the number of Mississippians eligible for Medicaid, a move she says will help the state economically as well as in health care. (January 30, 2013, Page 4)

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    Letters to the Editor

    Dr. Ford Dye writes to urge all candidates running for legislative and statewide office to remember local doctors and their contributions to the community when making policy. (October 28, 2011, Page 4A)

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      Hard work behind the scenes pays off

      A lot of work was done behind the scenes over the last few months on “Project Duke,” which helped bring Olin Corp.’s Winchester Centerfire Operations and 1,000 jobs to Oxford and Lafayette County. Editor Jonathan Scott takes a look at some of the players in the relocation and expansion project who helped make it happen. (November 10, 2010, Page 4)

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        1,000 jobs headed to Oxford?

        Employment at Oxford’s Winchester ammunition-making plant may grow by 1,000 jobs over the next thee to five years if the Olin Corp., an East Alton, Ill.-based company, decides to move its Centerfire ammunition manufacturing operation here. A report from East Alton says the company is considering moving the jobs to Oxford. (August 6, 2010, Page 1A)

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          Can sprucing up the Industrial Park bring jobs?

          A conceptual plan was developed for the Lafayette County Industrial Park that shows some suggestions for landscaping and general cleaning of the area, as well as suggestions on how much land to clear off and how to break up the 100 acres currently available into smaller parcels in an effort to attract more industry to the area. (March 2, 2010, Page 1)

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