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November 6th

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.

ELECTION UPDATE: Race tight as election night count goes to wire

November 6, 2012

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama won the reliably Democratic Northeast, and Republican Mitt Romney secured his Republican conservative base Tuesday night in a tense duel for the White House shadowed by a weak economy and high unemployment.

ELECTION UPDATE: Many voters still blame Bush for bad economy

November 6, 2012

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rising prices and chronic unemployment were heavy on the minds of voters Tuesday even as a glimmer of optimism peeked through. Four in 10 said the nation's battered economy is getting better.

ELECTION UPDATE: Romney 'running on fumes' in Election Day stops

November 6, 2012

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's yearslong quest for the presidency is ending with a last-minute round of campaigning in one state he's showered with attention and another he's largely ignored.

ELECTION UPDATE: Confident Obama congratulates Romney, shoots hoops

November 6, 2012

CHICAGO (AP) — Expressing confidence but leaving nothing to chance, President Barack Obama indulged his superstitions by engaging in a traditional Election Day basketball game with friends as the race that will determine his political future was finally in the hands of voters.

Carpenter: County experiencing strong voter turnout

November 6, 2012

District 3 Election Commissioner Myles Carpenter said county polling precincts are currently experiencing high turnout for today's General Election.

Polls opened 7 a.m. today and will close at 7 p.m.

November 5th

Former city representative to address allegations before Starkville aldermen

November 5, 2012

Former Ward 1 Alderman Sumner Davis III says he intends to respond to Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins’ allegations of illegal activity surrounding the emergency gate at the west end of Douglas McArthur Drive at a 5:30 p.m. meeting of the Starkville Board of Aldermen at City Hall.

Election 2012: Decision time; Obama, Romney make last-minute pleas in a close race

November 5, 2012

LYNCHBURG, Va. — President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney made last-minute pleas for votes Monday, employing their last vestiges of energy, celebrity boosters and plenty of jet fuel to encourage every supporter and the few remaining undecideds to tip the 2012 election in their favor.

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