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  • Dene Slusser slices a pizza as part of her job at Dirko’s Pizza. Slusser is one of many who believe small business would be negatively impacted with a proposed increase of federal minimum wage. style=

    Change in minimum wage could hurt small business

    Dene Slusser slices a pizza as part of her job at Dirko’s Pizza. Slusser is one of many who believe small business would be negatively impacted with a proposed increase of federal minimum wage. (Photo by Alan Reed)

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  • From left, Blake Fritz, a longtime Distinguished Young Women supporter, now in memory of his wife, Chloris, presented preliminary awards to three of the Ohio high school seniors in an opening ceremony Saturday. Second from left is Julia Shappert, Pickaway County, the $100 Zelkowitz Communication Award winner. She is also one of the preliminary winners of the Be Your Best Self award along with, center, Sienna Gerdeman, Northern Putman County and Megan Menapace, left, Western Delaware County. style=

    Work begins for DYW participants

    From left, Blake Fritz, a longtime Distinguished Young Women supporter, now in memory of his wife, Chloris, presented preliminary awards to three of the Ohio high school seniors in an opening ceremony Saturday. Second from left is Julia Shappert, Pickaway County, the $100 Zelkowitz Communication Award winner. She is also one of the preliminary winners of the Be Your Best Self award along with, center, Sienna Gerdeman, Northern Putman County and Megan Menapace, left, Western Delaware County. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Library public relations director Linette Porter-Metler, at right, is reaching out this year to the families of past trustees and librarians to make connections with and draw them into the celebration. Pictured, from left, are Clyde Kahrl, library director John Chidester and Cathy Curtis, who talked about their family connections to the library. style=

    Library celebrates 125th in big way

    Library public relations director Linette Porter-Metler, at right, is reaching out this year to the families of past trustees and librarians to make connections with and draw them into the celebration. Pictured, from left, are Clyde Kahrl, library director John Chidester and Cathy Curtis, who talked about their family connections to the library. (Photo by Rhonda Bletner)

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  • Each of Fredericktown first-grade classes created a different Valentine’s Day craft as part of a social studies unit. Pictured are, from left, Emily Feeny, Alyssa Curry, Lane Nichols and Ben Becco. style=

    First-graders turn profit from Valentine’s Day

    Each of Fredericktown first-grade classes created a different Valentine’s Day craft as part of a social studies unit. Pictured are, from left, Emily Feeny, Alyssa Curry, Lane Nichols and Ben Becco. (Photo by Pam Schehl)

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  • Construction workers with Lincoln Construction are busy erecting a new facility for Utica Animal Care Center which is expected to be open in June. style=

    New name, new clinic starts new era for Utica veterinarians

    Construction workers with Lincoln Construction are busy erecting a new facility for Utica Animal Care Center which is expected to be open in June. (Photo by Alan Reed)

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  • Utica’s Lareese Marston, right, and Highland’s Nichole Carter fight for control of the basketball during their Division II sectional tournament game Saturday at Utica. The Redskins won, 72-19. style=

    Redskins’ hot streak continues with rout

    Utica’s Lareese Marston, right, and Highland’s Nichole Carter fight for control of the basketball during their Division II sectional tournament game Saturday at Utica. The Redskins won, 72-19. (Photo by Fred Main)

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  • Mount Vernon’s Kaitlin Dallas puts up a shot while Westerville Central’s Halle Kramer (24) and Andrea Hodge defend during Saturday’s Division I sectional semifinal. style=

    Jackets win sectional thriller, 41-37

    Mount Vernon’s Kaitlin Dallas puts up a shot while Westerville Central’s Halle Kramer (24) and Andrea Hodge defend during Saturday’s Division I sectional semifinal. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • Mount Vernon’s Robert Williams swims the breaststroke leg of the 200 meter individual medley during the 2013 OHSAA Division I Central District Swimming and Diving Championships, held Saturday at The Ohio State University. style=

    MV swimmers’ season ends at D-I districts

    Mount Vernon’s Robert Williams swims the breaststroke leg of the 200 meter individual medley during the 2013 OHSAA Division I Central District Swimming and Diving Championships, held Saturday at The Ohio State University. (Photo by Geoff Cowles)

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  • Mount Vernon’s Chris Birchfield, front, attempts a squat press while teammate Joey Corrigan spots him from behind in the 175-pound weight division of the Danville Powerlifting Meet on Saturday. style=

    Jackets dominate at Danville Powerlift Meet

    Mount Vernon’s Chris Birchfield, front, attempts a squat press while teammate Joey Corrigan spots him from behind in the 175-pound weight division of the Danville Powerlifting Meet on Saturday. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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