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Patterson won’t run for re-election in 2017

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Associated Press  Mayor Pat Patterson says he will not be running for re-election in 2017. Patterson’s official announcement comes after 16 years of serving in the city government of Oxford. Patterson spent eight years serving on the City Board of Oxford before running for mayor, a position he will have had for eight years by the time he steps down in 2017. At Tuesday night’s Oxford City...

Sports

Brooks carted off court, Rebels rally to beat Tennessee

Ole Miss men's basketball defeats the Tennessee Volunteers 80-69 at the Pavilion on Tues., Jan. 17.

Breein Tyree dribbles the ball towards the basket.

A chilling silence quickly spread across The Pavilion in the early minutes of the second half of a game between Ole Miss and Tennessee Tuesday night. Rasheed Brooks collapsed and fell to the floor seizing during a timeout. Paramedics rushed onto the court as his body contorted and carted him off on a stretcher. His teammates huddled together with tears in their eyes just a few feet away from their...

Opinion

Trump’s cabinet picks are off to a good start

The weeks and months that follow the election of a new president bring a flurry of new appointments to Cabinet and senior level White House positions. Almost every day, there is a new Cabinet member or senior advisor announced, leading to an abundance of rumors and nail-biting. As the picks have taken shape, I am enthusiastic about the Americans President-elect Trump has chosen to lead with him. Conservatives across the country who worried he would not live up to the promises he made are breathing a sigh of relief. Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Trump’s pick for attorney general,...

Cartoon

Trump, golden shower, trump shower, trump pee

Cartoon by Jake Thrasherhttp://www.newsweek.com/trump-russian-spies-infamous-golden-shower-memos-541315 Trump was warned in an intel briefing that the Kremlin may have potentially compromising video/audio recordings demonstrating his involvement in lewd sexual acts involving urination. ...