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Brown wages war on drug prices

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is introducing a bill to penalize drug companies for engaging in price gouging, but he admits it isn’t likely to go far unless more bipartisan support develops on the issue.

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Josh Morrison/News Murder suspect Kevin Remillard was taken to Knox Community Hospital in police custody after turning himself in Wednesday at the Mount Vernon Police Department. Remillard is being held without bond on a charge of murder in the death of his cousin, 20-year-old Nick “Remi” Remillard.

Suspect in custody

The lean, unkempt man walked into the Knox County Public Defender’s office Wednesday a few minutes before 4 p.m. and said he had a legal problem.

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Fredericktown BOE applauds staff

The Fredericktown school board on Monday gave special recognition to retirees Joni Rhoads, Carol Boone, Terri Moore, Tom Hall and Barbara Hawkins and issued service awards honoring 5-year milestones of service.

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Chuck Martin/News Ray Cooksey, left, of Newark, and Dick Bowman of Thornport, fish a channel at Lieb’s Island on Buckeye Lake during a recent Tuesday evening tournament. The visible weeds are the result of four years of low water at the lake.

Buckeye Lake on rebound

With more water in Buckeye Lake, boaters, anglers and tourists are returning to the Central Ohio resort area that’s been an escape for city dwellers for more than a century.

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Landlords upset with metro

What was planned as an attempt to explain to landlords the processes involved in being part of the Metropolitan Housing Authority’s housing voucher program, and maybe to encourage more participation in the program, never got to that point.

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Alzheimer’s caregivers’ support group starting

Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease is a challenge. Changes in the person’s behavior, caused by the progress of the disease, can lead to frustration and anxiety for a caregiver. To help those who care for individuals who have Alzheimer’s disease or a related memory loss disorder, the Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter, invites anyone who has a family member or friend with memory loss to attend the following support group meeting.

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Fredericktown recognized at state FFA Convention

Recently, members of the Fredericktown FFA chapter attended the 89th Ohio FFA State Convention. The event was held at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus. It was open to FFA chapters from all parts of the state and gives recognition to those who have accomplished great tasks within their state and community in the past year.

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