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Ground Zero gives sneak peek at 2012 Sunflower Festival

OXFORD TOWN – Blues vixon/bassist Heather Crosse (pictured here) and other living blues legends joined in the jam at Groud Zero in Clarksdale on Thanksgiving Eve as organizers of the Sunflower Festival gave patrons a sneak peek of what to expect at the 25th Anniversary version of the popular festival to be held next August in Clarksdale. Page 12 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town  gives you your very own preview of next year’s annual Sunflower Festival held in the scorching hot Mississippi Delta. (December 1, 2011, Page 12)

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    ‘United we stand,’ even when the aliens come?

    With the 10th anniversary of 9/11 this weekend, local columnist Deidra Jackson takes a look back at those events and what’s happened since and wonders what it will take to bring everyone together as they were 10 years ago. (September 8, 2011, Page 4)

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      9/11, books and the First Amendment

      With the on-again, off-again plans of a Florida preacher to burn copies of the Quran in the news, staff writer Melanie Addington takes a closer look at issues involving the First Amendment and protection of freedom of speech. There’s a fine line that can be crossed when speech or actions become threats and dangerous to others, and there are many that feel this situation fits the bill. (September 10, 2010, Page 4A)

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