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Mount Vernon News June 11, 2012

Healy-Abrams kicks off campaign

MOUNT VERNON -- Joyce Healy-Abrams, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives from the newly-drawn 7th Congressional District, officially opened her campaign office in Canton on Thursday, and she wasted no time getting acquainted with potential constituents from Knox County.

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Morning accident blocks traffic around Post Office

MOUNT VERNON -- A two-vehicle crash this morning at the intersection of North Mulberry and West Chestnut streets resulted in heavy damage to the vehicles, both of which had to be towed from the scene.

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More to downtown than shopping, schools

MOUNT VERNON -- Originally constructed in the 1880s, the building at 218 S. Main St. has a whole new life in the 21st century. The downstairs is home to the Coleman Family Gallery, and the upstairs features a cozy apartment for short-term guests.

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Teen OK after shooting self

CENTERBURG -- A Centerburg teen is listed in good condition in Grant Medical Center today after shooting himself in the leg on Sunday.

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'Everyone Can Ride'in county

MOUNT VERNON -- "Everyone Can Ride"is the new motto for Knox Area Transit, three simple words defining the transportation authority's objective to provide affordable and accessible transportation to area residents.

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Eagles soar in Knox County

GAMBIER -- Seeing bald eagles in Ohio, let alone in Knox County, was a rarity 30 years ago.

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Miami Valley crushes Militia in rough outing

MOUNT VERNON -- What a difference a week makes. Last week, the Mount Vernon Militia rallied but fell just short of achieving their first victory. However, the team came away feeling confident that things were looking good for the future.

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