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Whirlpool

Whirlpool plant to be rec facility?

University of Mississippi requested funding for its’ “wish list” of facility plans including a proposed recreation center at the site of the former Whirlpool facility. (October 15, 2012, Page 1, 7A)

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    Helping those helping others

    The United Way of Oxford and Lafayette County awarded $332,900 to 16 local agencies and a total of 26 programs aimed at providing better education, health services and financial assistance to the needy. (April 7, 2011, Page 1)

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      Ole Miss buys Whirlpool

      The University of Mississippi obtained approval from the state college board to purchase the Whirlpool property for $3.4 million and to move forward with a new housing hall and welcome center. (November 19, 2010, Page 1A)

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        Whirlpool cleans up Oxford site

        Whirlpool is working with the Mississippi Department of Environment Quality to clean up its former Oxford location.

        To make sure the property is safe as well as marketable, Whirlpool has entered into an agreement with MDEQ to participate in its Brownfields Voluntary Cleanup and Redevelopment Act to clean up an area in the defunct plant that showed the presence of hydraulic fluid, which has contaminated a 500-foot square foot area. (September 27, 2010, Page 1)

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          Closed plant gets tax break

          The Whirlpool Corporation got a $6 million assessment break Monday morning when the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors agreed to cut the tax assessment of the building and land down from $13 million to $7,750,000. (August 3, 2010, Page 1)

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            United Way reaches goal

            Despite a down-turn in the economy, the United Way of Oxford and Lafayette County met and exceeded its $425,000 goal for its 2009 campaign, raising a total of $425,732 to be distributed to 16 of its partner agencies. (April 29, 2010, Page 1)

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