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Tank offensive breaks through line

At 6:30 a.m. Nov. 20, 1917, more than 1,000 British guns opened up on the German positions at Cambrai. It wasn’t the largest offensive of the war and it was not the first to use tanks as an assault weapon.

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Mavis: MVPD needs state code training

The city isn’t ready to discontinue its contract with the county for housing prisoners at the Knox County Jail, which is why the city proposed a six-month extension of the current contract, Mayor Richard Mavis explained.

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December 1, 2017

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Pam Schehl/News Winners in Mount Vernon High School’s International Food Contest are, first row, from left, Maddie Henricksen, Grace Zoldak, Jordan Schisler, Mia Silverwood and Chloe Dailey; and second row, from left, Chase Holdener, Matthew Dinnen, Eleanor Wise, Jessie Gounley and Claire Duffy. For more photos, visit mountvernonnews.com.

Fabulous foreign food

Food with foreign origins was front and center Nov. 20 when the Mount Vernon High School Spanish, French and Latin clubs sponsored their second annual International Food Contest.

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November 30, 2017

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Brown hopes to extend CHIP funding

In a telephone press conference Wednesday, Sen. Sherrod Brown urged Senate and House Republican leaders to act on the bill to extend funding for the Children’s Health insurance Program (CHIP) for five years.

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November 30, 2017

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