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Update planned for state test prep

March 31, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley will update citizens on schools' state test preparation progress at the district's regular monthly meeting at noon Monday in the district's downtown offices.

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March 28th

Study: Crime TV shows create empathy for victims

March 28, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

Because of the violence they depict, TV crime dramas like “CSI,” “Law and Order” and “NCIS” are often cited as art that life should not imitate.

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Groups oppose bill to arm Miss. teachers

March 28, 2013

LAURA TILLMAN
The Associated Press

JACKSON — Civil rights groups said Thursday that a bill that would provide funding for officers to police schools or arm teachers would ultimately make Mississippi schools more dangerous.

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Humane Society wins big donation

March 28, 2013

By STEVEN NALLEY
educ@starkvilledailynews.com

The Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau and Cadence Bank revealed the Oktibbeha County Humane Society as the winning charity for Starkville Restaurant Week Thursday at Cadence Bank’s downtown plaza.

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Governor visits Miss. St. for manufacturing summit

March 28, 2013

Mississippi State University held its third annual Manufacturing Summit at its Franklin Furniture Institute Thursday, discussing the power improved education and public-private partnerships have to bring furniture manufacturing jobs to America and Mississippi.

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Online fundraiser aids local family

March 28, 2013

In October, doctors inserted two needles into 10-year-old Jenna Sullivan’s left eye, and her father Mike Sullivan said he did not see her flinch or cry.

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City ranking falls in economy study

March 28, 2013

Starkville’s 2013 economic strength ranking has slightly declined from 2012’s but is still near the top third percentage in micropolitan statistical areas, according to an annual poll released by an independent research firm.

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March 27th

Rice entertains, enlightens crowd

March 27, 2013

Life’s unusual turns brought former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice down a road that wound through the arts, education and government, all the while allowing her to break barriers.

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March 26th

MSU chapter members of Active Minds seek to ‘Send Silence Packing’

March 26, 2013

Mississippi State University's Active Minds chapter held a "Send Silence Packing" event Tuesday, using backpacks as symbols of college suicides and raising awareness of the mental health issues that cause them and the resources available to prevent them.

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Restaurant Week deemed success

March 26, 2013

Starkville’s inaugural Restaurant Week has come to a close, and from all indications, has been a success.

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