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Peace and quiet

Local columnist T.J. Ray, who spent four decades teaching English, looks at changes in language over the years as well as the amount of noise that enters into our lives, probably without us realizing it. (October 18, 2011, Page 4)

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    Pazzo!

    Ever think about expanding a project or business? Local columnist Jimmy Reed passes along some advice he learned from a story his mother told him when he was entertaining those thoughts. (October 11, 2011, Page 4)

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      Savoring the faces that matter

      Local columnist T.J. Ray offers a friendly suggestion: spend less time worrying about your face and more time appreciating and savoring the faces that you meet. (October 7, 2011, Page 4A)

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        Censorship, not controversial art, is in bad taste

        The business of using ideology to deny people and programs much-needed money is, local columnist Deidra Jackson writes, getting old. Jackson brings the issue from the national stage with FEMA to locally with the Board of Supervisors pulling funding for the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council. (October 6, 2011, Page 4)

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          Eminent domain initiative measure

          Local columnist T.J. Ray writes about personal property, eminent domain and the initiative that will be on the ballot in Mississippi in November concerning that issue. (September 30, 2011, Page 4A)

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            Pencil Parable

            Local columnist Jimmy Reed tells a parable of a pencil and its job to talk about how mankind must be guided by its Maker and work diligently even though we don’t always understand what, or why, we do things and how that affects others. (September 27, 2011, Page 4)

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              Age bias also casualty of air race crash

              Local columnist Deidra Jackson, pointing to the recent air crash in Nevada, writes that we tout experience when we want, or like, older people doing things, but then we blame old age as the cause of problems when that seems to make the story better. Was age bias also a victim in the deadly air show crash? (September 22, 2011, Page 4)

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                Times change; what about constitutions?

                With three referenda on the ballot in the state of Mississippi this fall, local columnist T.J. Ray takes a look at the history of the Mississippi Constitution and wonders about the possibility of changes. (September 22, 2011, Page 4)

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                  … Ain’t Nobody Happy

                  With all of the talk about who pays taxes, who doesn’t and who should, local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls the message instilled by his mother – the competitive, free enterprise mentality. (September 20, 2011, Page 4)

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                    Treatment of American flag very disturbing

                    Are you offended when you see the American flag mistreated? Local columnist T.J. Ray certainly is, and he takes a closer look at a recent mistreatment of the flag that was labeled as “art.” (September 14, 2011, Page 4)

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