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Marriages and divorces 10-18-12

Posted 10/18/2012 in Business

 

Business brief: Coughlin hired

Posted 10/18/2012 in Business

Meagan Coughlin of Starkville has been hired as the assistant director of recruiting and events for the College of Business at Mississippi State University.

 

Building permits 10-18-12

Posted 10/18/2012 in Business

 

 

Judge may rule today on Bible verse lawsuit

Posted 10/18/2012 in National

A group of teenage cheerleaders is expecting to hear Thursday from a Texas district judge whether they will be allowed to continue displaying Bible verses at high school football games.

 

 

Chicago considers bullet tax to curb violence

Posted 10/18/2012 in National

As Chicago struggles to quell gang violence that has contributed to a jump in homicides, a top elected official wants to tax the sale of every bullet and firearm -- an effort even she acknowledges could spark a legal challenge.

 

Crack addicts rounded up after Rio slum takeovers

Posted 10/18/2012 in National

Days after police stormed one of Rio de Janeiro's most dangerous shantytowns to seize back territory long held by a powerful drug dealing organization, city health and welfare workers are working to ease the despair and devastation left behind among hundreds of crack cocaine addicts suddenly without drugs.

 

Pakistan held, freed militant before girl's attack

Posted 10/18/2012 in National

One of the two Taliban militants suspected of attacking a teenage girl activist was detained by the Pakistani military in 2009 but subsequently released, intelligence officials said Thursday.

 

 

Mexico seeks exhumation of drug lord's parents

Posted 10/18/2012 in National

Authorities are seeking permits to exhume the remains of drug lord Heriberto Lazcano's parents to obtain material for DNA testing to convince the public beyond doubt that he is dead, Mexico's top anti-drug prosecutor said Wednesday.

 

 

ACLU demands Miss. school stop prayers

Posted 10/18/2012 in State

The American Civil Liberties Union demanded Wednesday that a south Mississippi school stop holding prayers and promoting religious activities at games and other events.

 

 

Authorities: 4 injured as storm crosses Southeast

Posted 10/18/2012 in State

A severe storm front packing gusting winds left four people injured as it punched across a wide swath of the Southeast, downing power lines, toppling trees and damaging at least one mobile home in Mississippi, authorities said Thursday.

 

 

Vote time extended for some in military from Miss.

Posted 10/18/2012 in State

Military or overseas voters from three Mississippi counties are getting more time to submit ballots for next month's election.

 

 

Experts seek to reduce Miss. infant mortality rate

Posted 10/18/2012 in State

Mississippi has the nation's highest infant mortality rate, and experts are trying to change that by teaching people about healthy pregnancies and proper sleep conditions for babies.

 

 

Clinton's classy mea culpa

Posted 10/17/2012 in National

Once again, Hillary Clinton has demonstrated herself to be the classiest person in the room. No wonder she's one of the most revered public figures in America.

 

KiOR in critical phase as it readies for production

Posted 10/17/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

According to company officials, KiOR has entered its start-up phase and expects to ship product by the end of the year. However, waining investor confidence has resulted in a falling stock price.

Higgins hits the stump to promote 'New' Link

Posted 10/17/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

By the time the presidential election is over, the Golden Triangle will be immersed in a new campaign as Columbus-Lowndes Development Link CEO Joe Higgins hits the trail, touting his message of regional cooperation as a fast track to economic growth.

 

Contractor disputes city's version of 'Dump-Gate'

Posted 10/17/2012 in Columbus & Lowndes County

The Dump-Gate saga continues. In what is, at best, a misunderstanding and, at worst, a flurry of lies, the controversy over whether or not the city allowed the county to use its landfill took another turn Tuesday.

 

 

Mississippi State gets plantation in alumnus' will

Posted 10/17/2012 in Starkville & Oktibbeha County

Roughly 72 years after receiving his degree from then Mississippi State College, Willis Durden "Dan" McGeary exemplified his devotion by leaving a little something for his alma mater in his will.

 

 

Renasant Corp. profits rise as loans increase

Posted 10/17/2012 in State

Regional bank Renasant Corp. said profit in 2012's third quarter rose 8 percent from the same three months of 2011, as the bank set aside less to cover bad loans and made lower interest payments to savers.

 

 

Debate body language: A testy and tense exchange

Posted 10/17/2012 in National

Maybe it's a cliché to say the gloves came off in Tuesday's presidential debate. But then again, maybe not, since the candidates sometimes looked like they were actually about to start boxing.

 

 

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