Speech to Text for Starkville Pride Meeting 5
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the starkville board of aldermen will reconsider allowing a pride parade planned for later this month. wtva's daniella oropeza joins us live from outside that meeting ... the board of aldermen are about an hour into that meeting... that board room is packed. the seats are filled and many are standing... now in this meeting the board will reconsider allowing the organization, starkville pride, to host a pride parade. that parade was planned for march 24th on main street. the event was denied this time two weeks ago. then last week starkville pride filed a law suit against the city. thats when alderman sandra sisstrunk asked that this event be reconsidered. earlier i spoke with an organizer from starkville pride to see how they expect tonight's end result will be. ." "i'm cautiously optimistic that the board will make the correct decision tonight. i haven't made any assumptions or jumped to any conclusions. one to not get my hopes up like i did in the last meeting and two i don't know what is going to come of this. i don't know." i am told if the board denies this event again..starkville pride will continue with the law suit. i will be live throughout the night with updates. live in starkville. daniella oropeza. wtva nine news.