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Election transforms states’ social policies

November 7, 2012

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

National advocates for same-sex marriage rights and drug decriminalization scored major victories on Election Day after Maine and Maryland became the first states to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote and Washington and Colorado legalized the recreational use of marijuana.

Hamilton wants to fix precinct issues, likes voter turnout

November 7, 2012

By NATHAN GREGORY
citybeat@starkvilledailynews.com

After overseeing his first presidential election as Oktibbeha County’s Circuit Clerk, Glenn Hamilton said he is pleased with the work of poll workers as well as overall voter turnout and has plans to improve the efficiency of the voting process going forward.

Corporate housing blocked by aldermen

November 7, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville Board of Aldermen rejected a multi-family corporate housing project for the Thad Cochran Research Park when aldermen raised concerns about the lack of provision for such a development in the city’s recently adopted land use chart.

Changes come to Christmas parade

November 7, 2012

By MATT CRANE
life@starkvilledailynews.com

Greater Starkville Development Partnership officials announced format changes to this year’s Christmas parade, which begins 6 p.m. on Nov. 26.

Romney: 'This is a time of great challenges'

November 7, 2012

BOSTON (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney conceded defeat in the presidential contest early Wednesday, saying the nation had chosen Barack Obama to remain president for another term and that it was time for the nation to unite behind him.

"This is a time of great challenges for America, and I pray that the president will be successful in guiding our nation," Romney said.

Obama re-elected to 2nd term

November 7, 2012

By DAVID ESPO
AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama won re-election Tuesday night despite a fierce challenge from Republican Mitt Romney, prevailing in the face of a weak economy and high unemployment that encumbered his first term and crimped the middle class dreams of millions.

Davis makes case for gate’s legality

November 7, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Former Ward 1 Alderman Sumner Davis presented evidence at the Starkville Board of Aldermen’s meeting Tuesday to quell legal questions about a gate erected at Douglas McArthur Drive and Stark Road during his administration.

No surprises: Miss. incumbents hold on to seats

November 7, 2012

By CARL SMITH
news@starkvilledailynews.com

While Republicans and Democrats around the nation held their breath as the presidential campaign’s popular vote was narrowly split, incumbent Mississippi politicians held their seats without any General Election surprises.

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