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‘Fiscal cliff’ game goes down to the wire

The biggest game over the past four or five days wasn’t in the NFL or NCAA; it was in Washington as government officials played the “Fiscal Cliff” bowl. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the game, picking out some highlights and some good and bad plays. (January 2, 2013, Page 4)

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    UM unites to reject racism

    The University of Mississippi and local Democrat and Republican parties showed their support for diversity and against hate on Wednesday after Tuesday’s anti-Obama events that caused national attention. (November 8, 2012, Page 1, 2)

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      Letters to the Editor

      Carolyn Ross writes to cite three recent examples of how President Obama’s behavior belies his words. (September 27, 2012, Page 4)

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        Letters to the Editor

        Dr. Philip Loria writes in response to a recent letter to the editor, citing personal experiences and knowledge of patients being able to receive different medical care in the United States than they would in other countries. (July 26, 2012, Page 4)

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          Letters to the Editor

          Jim Shollenberger writes to take issue with a recent letter criticizing President Barack Obama and some of his policies. (July 23, 2012, Page 4)

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            Letters to the Editor

            Milly West writes about the Personhood Amendment and how education is the answer to the problem, while Ruth Steyn writes about the ongoing conflict over the debt ceiling and a federal budget. (July 28, 2011, Page 4A)

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              Letters to the Editor

              Preston Ray Garrett writes to say that President Obama should honor the terms of a budget agreement he reached with Democrat and Republican leaders, while members of the Antioch F.W. Baptist Church thanked those who helped make their fundraiser a big success. (April 22, 2011, Page 4A)

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                Longer school year? Admirable but not feasible for all

                Local columnist Deidra Jackson takes a closer look at a recent appeal by President Obama to consider a longer school year to help with education in the United States. Discussions with former teachers and a current administrator show some of the concerns that educators and parents would have with the well-intentioned recommendation. (October 14, 2010, Page 4)

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                  Letters to the Editor

                  Lena L. Ward writes to ask what she says appears to be the question of the day –  ”What’s race got to do with it?” – while wondering if people are worried more about President Obama’s success or their own personal well-being. (September 15, 2010, Page 4)

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