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Mount Vernon News October 29, 2012

County preparing for superstorm

MOUNT VERNON -- Although a monster storm is predicted to slam into the East coast this week, Knox County shouldn't be as hard hit, according to Mark Maxwell, director of Knox County's Emergency Management Agency.

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VP Biden coming to Kenyon Tuesday

GAMBIER -- Vice President Joe Biden will speak in a grassroots events at Kenyon College on Tuesday morning.

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Gibbs, Healy-Abrams to square off

GAMBIER -- Pundits suggest that challenger Joyce Healy-Abrams has little to lose Tuesday when she faces incumbent Ohio Congressman Bob Gibbs at Kenyon College in their only debate of this election season.

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New business ventures opening

MOUNT VERNON -- Arts and primitives, a little girls boutique and a discount clothing center are among the newest business ventures around Knox County.

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Don't try to 'mask'drunk driving this Halloween

MOUNT VERNON -- As party-going ghosts and goblins celebrate Halloween this year, the Knox County Safe Communities Coalition is reminding everyone to 'keep the party off the road.'

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Leonard honored for 25 years service to YMCA

MOUNT VERNON -- Community service often defines one's life. Mark Leonard, a 25-year member of the YMCA Board of Directors, was recently honored for his commitment to the local Y and its members. During his tenure, he has been instrumental in various capital campaigns, most notably, the building of the Sport Center.

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Danville dominates Devil-Dog, heads to playoffs

HOWARD -- The 56th edition of the Devil-Dog game started out as a high-scoring competitive battle -- and turned into something much uglier.

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Local runners qualify for state cross country

PICKERINGTON -- Three area cross country runners will get their first taste of the promised land.

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High school playoff matchups announced

DANVILLE -- Danville's regional quarterfinal opponent will be Hannibal River, according to playoff matchups released by OHSAA on Sunday.

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