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An evening of political debates, in partnership with Mount Vernon Nazarene University, was held in Ariel Arena’s Foster Hall on the MVNU campus on Thursday night.

The debate was sponsored by the Mount Vernon News, with media partners, WNZR and WMVO/WQIO. The evening was hosted by Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

Video from Thursday’s debate is available at under the on demand feature.

  • House candidates show similarities, differences

    Three candidates for the Ohio House of Representatives 68th District seat shared their views, and a few differences, during a debate Thursday at Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Foster Hall.

  • Cox, Valentine distance themselves from Brenner

    Candidates for the 19th Ohio State Senate District said they are for raising the minimum wage and sparred lightly on state legislators’ ability to channel food markets.

  • Harbaugh stands for people

    Ken Harbaugh, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House 7th District spoke unopposed at the Mount Vernon News General Election Debates at Foster Hall in MVNU’s Ariel Arena Thursday.

  • Pursel aims to be a servant

    The Knox County Commissioners debate was a one-man show Thursday night, as Republican candidate Bill Pursel was the only representing candidate for the race.



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