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Oxford prepares for 175th birthday

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - The city of Oxford is planning a three-month long birthday party.

The city will be celebrating its 175th anniversary this year.

The official anniversary celebration will kick off during the annual Double Decker Arts Festival April 27-28.

The Oxford Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/y5VIqR) that light pole will be put up around city announcing the celebration.

The official celebration will end after the Fourth of July.

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