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Joshua Morrison/News On Saturday, March 19, forty-five people gathered on the Public Square holding signs trying to bring attention to mental health, the opioid crisis and global warming to those driving through the downtown. For the past 10 weeks, citizens have peacefully assembling on the Public Square to bring awareness to various issues.

Gibbs Watch Group in 10th week of protests

The Gibbs Watch group is continuing its “Signs on the Square” today for the 10th weekend as a part of its three-fold activism strategy, which includes the weekly protest on the square, regularly contacting representatives while keeping up with their activities, and encouraging people to run for local offices.

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March 25, 2017

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Pam Schehl/News Students in Mount Vernon High School’s ninth-grade Honors English class look as Common Peas Court Judge Richard Wetzel, right, points out features of the judge’s chambers.

Students get inside look at court system

Christine Keaton’s Freshman Honors English class at Mount Vernon High School is reading “To Kill a Mockingbird,” and on Monday Knox County Common Pleas Judge Richard Wetzel welcomed them to his courtroom so students can better visualize and understand the trial of Tom Robinson in the book.

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March 21, 2017

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