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Mount Vernon News April 19, 2013

Mount Vernon Police officer sues chief, city for discrimination

MOUNT VERNON -- A Mount Vernon Police Department sergeant filed a discrimination lawsuit against the chief of police and other city administrators on the same day he failed to appear for a disciplinary hearing.

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Fire destroys home; two injured

CENTERBURG -- A modular home at 2621 Larimore Road was fully engulfed in fire when firefighters from Central Ohio Joint Fire District responded just before noon on Thursday.

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Funk: Men choose to abuse

MOUNT VERNON -- Monday's bombing in Boston is an atrocity that might seem to have little in common with the crime of domestic violence.

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Candidate excites local Dems

MOUNT VERNON -- If the 2014 election for governor was held today, Ed FitzGerald would have the enthusiastic support of the Democrats who attended the party's annual Spring Dinner Thursday at Parkside Restaurant &Tavern.

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Emergency planning challenged

MOUNT VERNON -- Disaster struck Howard Thursday, but nobody in the town noticed because it was only in the form of a "table top"exercise conducted by the Local Emergency Planning Committee.

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New businesses open their doors

MOUNT VERNON -- A nurse practitioner's office, a bakery and conceal-carry manufacturing are among the new businesses which are springing up around Knox County.

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KCCC moving forward with $2.8M building

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Career Center school board on Thursday took action to move forward with the construction of a building addition to house the JROTC and sports medicine programs and advanced $200,000 from the general fund to the building fund to cover initial costs.

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Couple found dead

MOUNT VERNON -- The bodies of Krystal (Day) McGregor, 20, and her husband Paul "P.J.,"31, McGregor were found Thursday in their mobile home located at 900 Harcourt Road Lot 38 in the Westgate Trailer Park.

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Yellow Jackets fall to Gahanna in five

MOUNT VERNON -- The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets played a road game at The Hive on Thursday.

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Mount Vernon swept by top OCC rival Orange home

MOUNT VERNON -- The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets tennis team struggled Thursday against a stiff breeze and an Olentangy Orange team that was just a little bit more experienced.

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