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March 15th

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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March 14th

Writers’ group combines Starkville, Irish heritage

March 14, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Five young Starkville writers are in for a surprise.

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Artisan Expo starts today at MMHC

March 14, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Not every family in Starkville is spending all of spring break out of town.

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Illinois students help build home

March 14, 2013

By NATHAN GREGORY
news@starkvilledailynews.com

Spring break: a chance for college students to leave town, forget about the grind of tests and projects and do whatever they want.

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New season begins as MSU hosts LSU

March 14, 2013

The Mississippi State Bulldogs have seen a great deal of success in their non-conference portion of the baseball schedule, but will see the level of competition raised this weekend.
The No. 8 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs (18-2) welcome the No. 3 LSU Tigers (16-1) for a three-game Southeastern Conference series beginning today at Dudy Noble Field.

Starkville splits pair of games in Oxford

March 14, 2013

OXFORD - It was double the action once again for the Starkville High baseball team.
After playing a pair of games in Meridian on Tuesday, Starkville was at it again on Thursday in Oxford.
In the first game, the Jackets claimed a 3-2 victory against Lake Cormorant.

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Writers Group plans award ceremony

March 14, 2013

The Starkville Writers Group will hold an award ceremony for the essay contest's winners Saturday at the Book Mart and Cafe immediately after its second annual St. Patrick's Day celebration at noon in the same location.

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Homestead Center to host Local Artisan Expo

March 14, 2013

The Mississippi Modern Homestead Center is hosting the Local Artisan Expo at 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, giving area families insights into arts and crafts that are often handed down through generations.

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