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It’s just a bill, but it’s not just sitting on Capitol Hill. Instead, House Bill 1381, which could bring Uber back to Oxford, is waiting to be approved or vetoed by Gov. Phil Bryant. The bill would allow statewide regulations to govern ride-hailing services, such as Uber and Lyft, to operate within the state without the interference of local governments. Any existing...

The Daily Mississippian spoke with the six candidates campaigning in this year’s Associated Student Body general spring elections. Interviews compiled...

Cyberspace has become an attractive hunting ground for criminals motivated to make money. Studies show cybercrime rates increasing, even in a small town like Oxford. Although there is no universal definition of cybercrime, law enforcement makes the distinction between two main types of Internet-related crime; advanced attacks against computer software and cyber-enabled...

On Saturday morning, more than 900 students participated in Oxford’s biggest day of community service. Volunteers arrived at 8 a.m. at the Pavilion...

Rebels Against Sexual Assault plans to host several events throughout the month of April for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. In 2009, President Obama...

Crime Blotter March 25-31 Briefs do not include every incident from the past week. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Reports compiled by Lasherica Thornton. Oxford Police Department Reports Alarm: 34 Animal Complaint: 10 Auto Burglary: 2 Careless Driving: 13 Civil Matter: 3 Credit Card Fraud: 2 Disturbance: 25 Embezzlement: 2 Harassing Phone Calls:...

Special to the DM More than 30 Lafayette County first- and second-graders got the chance to learn how to sign their favorite colors and animals when the Ole Miss Hand Band taught a lesson during Wednesday’s Leap Frog program. Leap Frog, a non-profit after-school tutoring and mentoring program, serves many at-risk first, second and third graders from Oxford city and Lafayette...

Oxford’s biggest day of community service is this Saturday. The Big Event was created in 2011 as a way for students at the University to give back...

EVERY DOG HAS ITS DRUG The Jones County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a dog in Laurel brought a large bag of marijuana back to his home. According to Mississippi Live, the homeowner originally thought the dog was carrying a bag of garbage until he looked closer and realized it was leafy and smelled suspiciously like cannabis. Authorities said the bag contained...

Tom Brokaw, best known as anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News from 1982 to 2004, will return to Oxford to deliver the main address at the University...