Archive for September, 2010
An interactive timeline of how a major First Amendment case reached the Supreme Court has been posted. When they return for the start of the 2010-2011 term next week, the justices enter an emotionally charged dispute between the grieving father of a Marine who died in Iraq and anti-gay protesters who picket military funerals.
An interactive map, comparing methods of execution by state, has been posted. Some executions in the U.S. have been put on hold because of a shortage of one of the drugs used in lethal injections from coast to coast.
An interactive showing Kim Jong Il’s family tree, a history of U.S. foreign policy towards North Korea and a timeline of the country’s leaders is available.
An interactive with a map locating the key hubs and destinations of Southwest and AirTran has been posted. Southwest Airlines agreed to buy AirTran in a $1.4 billion deal.
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas says he will wait at least a week before deciding whether to quit Mideast peace talks, giving U.S. mediators precious time to broker a compromise after Israel refuses to extend its 10-month moratorium on new West Bank settlement construction.
MOUNT VERNON — Supporters of men and women declared missing in action or prisoners of war gathered for a solemn POW/MIA vigil service Saturday morning in front of the Mount Vernon Memorial Building.
MOUNT VERNON — Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster sentenced six people for felony crimes on Friday, according to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher.
MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Sheriff's Office is warning citizens of asphalt paving scams taking place in the county.
MOUNT VERNON — Recent mailings received by Mount Vernon residents regarding the gas supplier they choose to purchase home energy from, have created confusion, according to Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis.
MOUNT VERNON — Although the Knox County Career Center purchased the Baptist Temple site on Yauger Road in June for an adult education medical programs center, major renovations to the building have not yet begun.
MOUNT VERNON — An electrical flaw in a combine set fire to a soybean field Friday afternoon on the John Parr farm, north of Sycamore Road, two miles west of Ohio 586.
CENTERBURG — Otto Frank sat clutching a scarf gifted to him by his daughter, Anne, in a somber moment with his protectors, Mr. Kraler and Miep Geis, claiming he wants to leave Amsterdam because of "too many memories."
DANVILLE — It was supposed to be a homecoming celebration for the Danville Blue Devils. Instead, it became an exhibition by Fredericktown on how to dominate a football game.
DELAWARE — The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets limped into Delaware Hayes High School minus a quarterback and in desperate need of a win. They left with a huge victory against their arch rival, which could give their entire season a lift.
CENTERBURG — Centerburg may have dominated the statistics, but East Knox was able to come up with more big plays Friday, escaping with a 26-20 overtime victory at Centerburg.
An interactive about the drug war, with statistics and photos is available.