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Mount Vernon News March 1, 2013

9-1-1 board turns contract settlement over to county

MOUNT VERNON -- It will be up to the Knox County Commissioners to accept or reject the fact-finders in the contract negotiations with the 9-1-1 employees.

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Clear Fork High School named School of Promise

BELLVILLE -- Clear Fork High School has been named a School of Promise by the Ohio Department of Education, and principal Brian Brown is "unbelievably excited."

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Demystifying cloud computing

MOUNT VERNON -- Last year a survey by Citrix Systems revealed that only 16 percent of Americans could accurately define cloud computing and approximately half of the U.S. population would say they've never used cloud computing while actually 95 percent of them have. For example, NetFlix, Facebook, and even email, are cloud-based operations. So, what is cloud computing?

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Chief: House a total loss

MOUNT VERNON -- The Don Bouchard house that caught fire Wednesday morning is a total loss, College Township Fire Chief Bill Smith said Thursday.

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Pickler to headline Knox County Fair

MOUNT VERNON -- Kellie Pickler's life has played out like a classic country song. From her hardscrabble, small town roots to center stage on "American Idol"to the top of the country charts, Pickler has proven that talent, beauty, hard work and determination are a potent combination.

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All three Mount Vernon wrestlers advance to Day 2

COLUMBUS -- The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets scored a pair of pins and sustained a minor upset in Thursday's championship preliminary round of the 2013 OHSAA State Wrestling Championships held in the Jerome Schottenstein Center at The Ohio State University.

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Freddies'win sets up MBC rematch

WORTHINGTON -- It's how you finish that counts. At Thursday's Division III district semifinal, held at Worthington Christian Middle School, the Freddies put that adage into practice.

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