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By NATHAN GREGORY
After overseeing his first presidential election as Oktibbeha Countyâ€™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.
By STEVEN NALLEY
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 cityâ€™s recently adopted land use chart.
By MATT CRANE
Greater Starkville Development Partnership officials announced format changes to this yearâ€™s Christmas parade, which begins 6 p.m. on Nov. 26.
BOSTON (AP) â€” 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.
By DAVID ESPO
AP Special Correspondent
WASHINGTON â€” 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.
By STEVEN NALLEY
Former Ward 1 Alderman Sumner Davis presented evidence at the Starkville Board of Aldermenâ€™s meeting Tuesday to quell legal questions about a gate erected at Douglas McArthur Drive and Stark Road during his administration.
By CARL SMITH
While Republicans and Democrats around the nation held their breath as the presidential campaignâ€™s popular vote was narrowly split, incumbent Mississippi politicians held their seats without any General Election surprises.
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” 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.
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” 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.
RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) â€” 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.