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Candidates emerge for garage project

March 15, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
news@starkvilledailynews.com

A committee the Starkville Board of Aldermen appointed to review proposals for constructing a parking garage linked to the Cooley Center Development selected recommended candidates for a construction manager and architecture firm to oversee that portion of the project Friday.

Miss. governor: No local bans on XL food portions

March 15, 2013

By EMILY W.PETTUS
Associated Press

JACKSON — In the most obese state in the nation, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he’ll sign a new law to prevent cities or counties from banning extra-large soft drinks or requiring restaurants to list calorie counts on menus.

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Oktibbeha, state jobless rates up

March 15, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
news@starkvilledailynews.com

According to statistics obtained from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security, Oktibbeha County’s unemployment rate was one-half percent up this past January from January 2012.

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Sunshine Week: City, county fully comply

March 15, 2013

By ZACK PLAIR
editor@starkvilledailynews.com

Public records Starkville Daily News obtained this week indicate that starting pay for Oktibbeha County sheriff’s deputies outpaces that of Starkville city police officers by an average range of between 89 cents and $1.68 per hour.

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