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Virgil Shipley/News Judge Richard Wetzel speaks during a hearing Thursday in Knox County Common Pleas Court.

Judge’s ruling appealed

A Knox County judge improperly applied Miranda rights to a ruling that found evidence in an alleged vehicular assault case not admissible at trial, according to an appeal filed by Knox County Prosecuting Attorney Chip McConville.

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February 3, 2018

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Small fire at MVHS

A small fire broke out at Mount Vernon High School on Thursday, due to an unexpected malfunction with an outlet in a classroom on the second floor.

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February 2, 2018

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Chuck Martin/News Central Ohio Joint Fire District Board President Tom Stewart, right, presents a check to Don McCracken, chair of the Hilliar Township Board of Trustees (also a COJFD board member), to pay off the balance owed for the purchase of the district fire house.

COJFD looks to the future

The Central Ohio Joint Fire District Board of Directors got the ball rolling Thursday evening on the $880,000 project to remodel and expand the fire house and also took the first step to place a levy on the May ballot, primarily aimed at improving firefighter pay and benefits and expanding staffing.

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February 2, 2018

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The future of innovation?

The future of technology in Knox County is on the horizon and Wednesday’s Appreciative Inquiry Summit will help determine the innovation of a downtown Mount Vernon makerspace.

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February 1, 2018

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