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What you told us:

By Staff
Editor's note: The Meridian Star recently asked its readers to participate in a survey on the newspaper, its news coverage and features, and on a variety of local issues. Hundreds of you shared your opinions and, today, The Star begins to report on what you told us.
Buddy Bynum
Q. In the past year, has The Meridian Star:
a) Gotten better 54%
b) Stayed the same 38%
c) Gotten worse 8%
Q. What do you consider to be "local" news:
a) News of your city 26%
b) News of neighboring communities 20%
c) News of Lauderdale County 25%
d) News of East Central Mississippi 28%
Q. On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the highest and 1 being the lowest, how do you rate the local news coverage in The Meridian Star (top five answers):
5 10%
7 12%
8 33%
9 12%
10 21%
Next week, more results from The Star's readers' survey.
Buddy Bynum is editor of The Meridian Star. Call him at 693-1551, ext. 3213, or e-mail him at bbynum@themeridianstar.com.