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Mount Vernon News September 1, 2012

Locals voice approval of Romney, convention

MOUNT VERNON -- Presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke Thursday in Tampa, Fla., at the Republican nominating convention and in his speech he said that a united America "can unleash an economy that will put Americans back to work, that will once again lead the world with innovation and productivity."

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Detective Jacobs retires after 21 years on MVPD

MOUNT VERNON -- Police Detective Sgt. Jeff Jacobs retired Friday after 21 years with the department, 11 as a patrolman and the last 10 as a detective.

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Traffic lights part of safety measure

MOUNT VERNON -- Pedestals are being installed for the new traffic control masts being erected at the intersection of Coshocton Avenue with Brown and Sychar streets.

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Valentine's 3 touchdowns highlight Centerburg win

CENTERBURG -- It took about a quarter and a half for the Centerburg Trojans (2-0) to get rolling.

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Late touchdown caps Mount Vernon rally

MOUNT VERNON -- The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets were down, but not out.

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Freddies stall in loss to Bishop Ready

COLUMBUS -- Turnovers were a key factor in Fredericktown's win over Highland in Week 1. On Friday, however, the Freddies own turnovers cost them at least two touchdowns in a 49-14 nonconference loss to Bishop Ready.

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Bulldogs earn another Friday upset, 30-13

COLUMBUS -- East Knox is 2-0 on the season after a commanding 30-13 victory over Grandview Heights on Friday.

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Redskins shut out by Granville, face Heath next

GRANVILLE -- Granville played great on both sides of the ball on Friday night in shutting out visiting Utica, 41-0.

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Highland grounds Northmor in 49-0 blowout

GALION -- Despite last week's 49-35 victory over Crestline, Northmor was still winless last season, and Highland proved that the Knights still had a long way to go by beating them 49-0 on Friday.

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