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Mount Vernon News June 8, 2012

Old middle school up for sale

MOUNT VERNON -- If John Mertz gets his wish, a senior assisted living facility will one day be a reality at the site of the former Mount Vernon Middle School at 301 N. Mulberry St.

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Cowden: Fracking an assault on air quality

MOUNT VERNON -- Concerns about the health effects from high-volume hydraulic fracturing were shared Thursday evening when the Stewards of the Land group hosted an informational session at Sips Coffee House.

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Teens make 'Rebel Without a Cause'relevant

Though it has been years since "Rebel Without a Cause,"the film of postwar teenage alienation, made idols of James Dean, Natalie Wood and Sal Mineo, the story is still relevant today.

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Maintenance workers at Kenyon get shock from college

GAMBIER -- Members of UE Local 712, maintenance workers at Kenyon College, were shocked Tuesday when they went into a meeting they thought was for the purpose of discussing their contract, which expires June 30.

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Two teens hospitalized in Monroe Mills Road accident

HOWARD -- Two area teens were flown by MedFlight to Columbus hospitals following a one-car accident around 2 p.m. Thursday on U.S. 36 near Monroe Mills Road.

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Ohio state patrol looking to fill ranks

COLUMBUS -- The Ohio State Highway Patrol is looking for a few good men, or women.

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Canton man arrested after robbery

UTICA -- A Canton man was arrested Thursday after robbing a man at gunpoint and trying to elude Licking County law enforcement officers.

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Arck gets Royals to winning start in tourney

MOUNT VERNON -- Pitcher Alex Arck scattered three hits over six innings to lead the Mount Vernon Post 136 Knox County Royals over Ashley Post 518, 7-2, in the Mount Vernon American Legion Baseball Tournament at Mount Vernon High School on Thursday.

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