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  • Jon May, left, and Darren Tyson repair a broken tile, which resulted in a sinkhole on East Vine Street near the bridge over Center Run Wednesday morning. The work was completed on Wednesday and the road was reopened by mid-afternoon. style=

    Sink hole

    Jon May, left, and Darren Tyson repair a broken tile, which resulted in a sinkhole on East Vine Street near the bridge over Center Run Wednesday morning. The work was completed on Wednesday and the road was reopened by mid-afternoon. (Photo by Chloe Coleman)

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  • AEP worker drill new post holes on Coshocton Avenue this morning. New pole placement is part of the widening and safety project that will continue in the area through Novemeber. style=

    Moving poles

    AEP worker drill new post holes on Coshocton Avenue this morning. New pole placement is part of the widening and safety project that will continue in the area through Novemeber. (Photo by Chloe Coleman)

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  • Graduates of the CIT program stand with Sgt. Mike Yohe of Akron, in Gambier, on Wednesday. Pictures, are, front row, from left,  Beth Marti, Mount Vernon Police Department;  Lisa Shaw, Mount Vernon Municipal Court; Jeremy Carpenter, Knox County Sheriff’s Office; Mike Love, Pataskala Police Department; Mike Yohe. Back row, from left, are Petrea Fouts,  Behavioral Healthcare Partners of Central Ohio; Tim Knell, KCSO; Mike Wheeler, MVPD; Kyle Theibert, MVPD; Ken Aurand, KCSO;  Dan Weckesser, Danville Police Department and James Wiles, PPD.  style=

    Law enforcement better prepared to assist with mental health issues

    Graduates of the CIT program stand with Sgt. Mike Yohe of Akron, in Gambier, on Wednesday. Pictures, are, front row, from left, Beth Marti, Mount Vernon Police Department; Lisa Shaw, Mount Vernon Municipal Court; Jeremy Carpenter, Knox County Sheriff’s Office; Mike Love, Pataskala Police Department; Mike Yohe. Back row, from left, are Petrea Fouts, Behavioral Healthcare Partners of Central Ohio; Tim Knell, KCSO; Mike Wheeler, MVPD; Kyle Theibert, MVPD; Ken Aurand, KCSO; Dan Weckesser, Danville Police Department and James Wiles, PPD. (Photo by Chloe Coleman)

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  • Rob Portman, left, addresses the crowd at the Licking County Courthouse on Sunday as part of Mitt Romney’s bus tour through the area.  style=

    Eyes on Portman VP

    Rob Portman, left, addresses the crowd at the Licking County Courthouse on Sunday as part of Mitt Romney’s bus tour through the area. (Photo by John Seavolt)

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  • Bethany Seese practices her softball throw at Yellow Jacket Stadium in preparation for this weekend’s Ohio Special Olympics in Columbus. style=

    Olympians ready to make special impact

    Bethany Seese practices her softball throw at Yellow Jacket Stadium in preparation for this weekend’s Ohio Special Olympics in Columbus. (Photo by Geoff Cowles)

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  • David O’Brien throws the javelin during a recent practice at Yellow Jacket Stadium. The Knox County Special Olympians will take part in the Ohio Special Olympics this weekend. style=

    Olympians ready to make special impact

    David O’Brien throws the javelin during a recent practice at Yellow Jacket Stadium. The Knox County Special Olympians will take part in the Ohio Special Olympics this weekend. (Photo by Geoff Cowles)

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  • Temperatures in the evening were just right for Shayla Estep to smack a long fly ball during softball tryouts at Memorial Park on Thursday. style=

    Junior slugger

    Temperatures in the evening were just right for Shayla Estep to smack a long fly ball during softball tryouts at Memorial Park on Thursday. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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