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People react to an explosion at the 2013 Boston Marathon in Boston, Monday, April 15, 2013. Two explosions shattered the euphoria of the Boston Marathon finish line on Monday, sending authorities out on the course to carry off the injured while the stragglers were rerouted away from the smoking site of the...

The 18th annual Double Decker Spring Run will be held April 27 at the Baptist HealthPlex in Oxford.   The Oxford–Lafayette County Chamber of...

Square Books is one of many locations across the country that will participate in World Book Night US, a nonprofit event aiming to distribute half a million free books to promote reading. Square Books is participating in the second annual World Book Night in an effort to encourage reading by those who do not regularly read or do not have access to books. Partnering with...

New and continuing students will be able to use new additions to the federal student aid website to become more aware of what they are borrowing and what to expect when they begin making payments after graduation. On March 26, the Department of Education announced the addition of two new features to StudentLoans.gov in an effort to make students more financially aware...

Senior living home Emeritus at Oxford and The University of Mississippi Department of Social Work hosted a Virtual Dementia Tour. In an effort to cultivate awareness of the difficulties faced by those afflicted by Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers, Oxford senior living home Emeritus and The University of Mississippi‘s Department of Social Work hosted...

A revamped selection process for food vendors at the Double Decker Arts Festival is causing some vendors to alter their menus. People crowd the Oxford...

Due to overpopulation in middle and elementary schools, a new, state-of the art Oxford High School is under construction.   With the need to expand...

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed into law policies that will allow students at public schools a limited public forum to express their religious views. Prayer is no longer taboo in Mississippi‘s public schools beginning July 1, just in time for the 2013-14 academic year. On March 14, Gov. Phil Bryant signed the law, which allows public school students to pray at...

The Ole Miss wakeboarding team has only existed for less than a year and is already competing in nationals. Members of the Ole Miss wakeboarding team...

The University of Mississippi will honor athletes for their contributions to their respective teams today at 7 p.m. in the Ford Center in the third annual Rebels‘ Choice Awards. The semi-formal event is free to the public, but a ticket is required for admission. Tickets are available at the Ford Center Box Office and the university box office. Ole Miss’ Student-Athlete...