Power line placement discussed

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MILLWOOD — Knox County's commissioners went on the road Monday to see where American Electric Power wants to run a power line along the same right of way that the Millwood sewer project will take across the Mark and Carol Gilmore property at Kokosing Valley Camp and Canoe.

US 36-Ohio 3 closed near Condit

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MOUNT VERNON — The Ohio Department of Transportation has announced a bridge replacement project on U.S. 36/Ohio 3 over Painter Creek, east of Sunbury between Condit Road and Old 3C Road.

The role of the press in OSU scandal

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FREDERICKTOWN — Was the news media out of line when it began reported suspected improprieties on the part of Ohio State University football players? Was it irresponsible when it brought to light alleged misconduct, though inaction, on the part of former coach Jim Tressel?

Docs, Anthem contract stuck

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MOUNT VERNON — As the Oct. 1 deadline looms, the negotiation stalemate between Knox Community Hospital and the physicians employed by KCH and insurer Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield continues.

Council will address city bridge projects

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MOUNT VERNON — Several committee meetings will precede the Mount Vernon City Council meeting Monday, with the most significant, at 6:30 p.m., to discuss the status of the bridge projects at Foundation Park and the Kokosing River Bikeway.

Trojans rally to knock off Bulldogs

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HOWARD — Patience and perseverance, along with a pair of Tyler Stoyle touchdown passes, lifted the visiting Centerburg Trojans over the East Knox Bulldogs, 21-13, in Friday's Mid-Buckeye Conference football showdown.

Political signs a fundamental right of free speech?

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MOUNT VERNON — The election season is upon us and that means political signs touting a particular candidate or a position on an issue will soon be found in city residents' lawns. For one Mount Vernon citizen, a sign has already been placed outside his home supporting a local candidate.