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Wind Chill Watch Issued

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH 235 PM EST FRI FEB 13 2015 235 PM EST FRI FEB 13 2015 …WIND CHILL WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A WIND…


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Local severe weather training offered

MOUNT VERNON – Knox County Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the Knox County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) and the National Weather Service with the will be conducting SKYWARN®Severe Weather Spotter training on March 4th.  Registration will begin at 6:00 P.M. with the course beginning at 6:30 P.M. …


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Buckeyes set or tie 74 records in championship season

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 2014 College Football Playoff national champion Ohio State Buckeyes rewrote their own school records book and altered a plethora of other records during their chase for the eighth national championship in school history this year. When the clock hit 00:00 just past midnight…


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Bryant Road fire causes minor damage to barn

A fire in the 7000 block of Bryant Road on Wednesday sent the Fredericktown Community Fire District and several other agencies responding. The dispatch, which originated at 8:28am was on the report of a barn fire at a large poultry operation. Due to the size…


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Governor Kasich, Statehouse honor Buckeyes

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Coach Urban Meyer, Ohio State president Michael V. Drake and 12 members of the 2014 College Football Playoff national championship Ohio State team spend about 90 minutes at the Ohio Statehouse Wednesday with Ohio Governor John Kasich and legislative chambers-full of enthusiastic and appreciative…


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New program to help pregnant women quit smoking

For more than 10 years, the Knox County Health Department has been helping local residents quit their addiction to tobacco. Now the agency has a special program for expectant moms who want to quit smoking. Baby & Me – Tobacco Free, is an evidence-based prenatal…


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Be Informed and Prepared Before Stepping Out on the Ice

COLUMBUS, OH – As cold temperatures continue, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) encourages eager ice anglers to be aware of the conditions before ice fishing on Ohio waters. While Ohio offers an unparalleled fishing experience, it’s important to remember that no ice is safe…


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Test your home for Radon

Knox County continues to rank 2nd in Ohio for high radon levels and probably always will due to the geological makeup of the county’s soil. So, the best thing to do is test your home to make sure you and your family are not at…