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February 29, 2012

Recently, a fervent and impassioned debate hit both houses of Congress. It has caused hours of contentious discussions and set the political blogopshere on fire. However, this debate isn’t about the national debt, the unemployment rate, Syria or even our continued military presence in Afghanistan. Nope, this debate is about whether or not insurance is required to cover contraception. 

 

Recently, a fervent and impassioned debate hit both houses of Congress. It has caused hours of contentious discussions and set the political blogopshere on fire. However, this debate isn’t about the national debt, the unemployment rate, Syria or even our continued military presence in Afghanistan. Nope, this debate is about whether or not insurance is required to cover contraception. 

February 2, 2012

 

In response to Trenton Winford’s “Pre-existing conditions unfortunate, but should not be covered.”

The Affordable Care Act is a controversial piece of legislation that seeks to address one of America’s most complex issues. This short, one-sided article ignores aspects of the ACA that act to protect not just patients, but insurance companies as well.  

February 1, 2012

John has an unfortunate story. He and his wife want to start a family, so they began searching for a house. The house they end up buying has a few problems, but it is a good starter house. The roof leaks, the cabinets need to be replaced and the foundation has some problems.

 

John has an unfortunate story. He and his wife want to start a family, so they began searching for a house. The house they end up buying has a few problems, but it is a good starter house. The roof leaks, the cabinets need to be replaced and the foundation has some problems.

After buying the house, like any responsible couple, they shopped for home insurance. They were told that the foundation will need to be repaired within the next year, so no insurance plan would cover the home’s foundation at a price John could afford.

September 28, 2011

University of Mississippi exercise science sophomore Allen Ball said his student loans are not a big issue right now.

University of Mississippi exercise science sophomore Allen Ball said his student loans are not a big issue right now.
When the New Albany native takes out loans, he only accepts what he needs to pay for his education.
“I’m trying to manage it so when I do graduate and get a job, I’ll be able to pay it,” Ball said.

March 3, 2011

Oxford residents could save money on their property insurance premiums thanks to an upgrade in the city’s fire-protection class rating.

Oxford residents could save money on their property insurance premiums thanks to an upgrade in the city’s fire-protection class rating.

The city’s rating has been upgraded from a Class 5 to a Class 4 by the Mississippi State Rating Bureau.

“This is going to provide substantial savings to everyone,” Mayor Pat Patterson said. “Fire insurance rates for commercial structures will decrease significantly. Rate changes for residential structures should also be noticeable.”