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YOUR VOTE OHIO: Ohioans want end to mudslinging

YOUR VOTE OHIO: Ohioans want end to mudslinging

Frustrated and confused, Kathy Moore shook her head as the slow piano and scratchy images faded.“Terrible,” she said of the latest politic...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Italy probes whether negligence played role in quake toll

Italy probes whether negligence played role in quake toll

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Italian authorities are vowing to investigate whether negligence or fraud in adhering to building codes played a role in ...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Wednesday speech could clarify Trump’s immigration policy

Wednesday speech could clarify Trump’s immigration policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced he’ll be making a speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday in...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Ohio Lottery Results for Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

Ohio Lottery Results for Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

DAILY (Sunday)Pick 3: 6-4-0 day, 0-8-7 nightPick 4: 7-9-1-0 day, 3-1-0-0 nightPick 5: 8-2-8-7-6 day, 6-9-9-4-3 nightRolling Cash 5: 4-5-7-18-38CLASSIC...

August 28th, 2016 |  


YOUTH PROFILE: Little libraries path to Eagle Scout

YOUTH PROFILE: Little libraries path to Eagle Scout

LIMA — Eagle Scout candidate Jackson Barnes is trying to earn the honor by helping expand knowledge among area youth.Barnes is establishing five...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Road construction and maintenance projects

Road construction and maintenance projects

Allen CountyInterstate 75 from the Auglaize County line to Fourth Street, through Lima and Allen County, will have occasional lane closures throughout...

August 28th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Texas tops Tribe

Texas tops Tribe

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Derek Holland allowed one run over six innings in his second start off the disabled list, new left fielder Carlos Gomez ...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Kaepernick will sit through anthem until there’s change

Kaepernick will sit through anthem until there’s change

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Defiant, and determined to be a conduit for U.S. change, Colin Kaepernick plans to sit through the national anthem fo...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Endwell, New York, wins Little League World Series

Endwell, New York, wins Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — As Ryan Harlost stepped to the mound on Sunday, he took it all in.Chants of “U-S-A, U-S-A!” droned ov...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Rahal makes last-lap pass to win IndyCar race at Texas

Rahal makes last-lap pass to win IndyCar race at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas — Graham Rahal made a last-lap pass and just held on to beat James Hinchcliffe in the closest finish ever for an IndyCar race ...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Moreland, Griffin lead Rangers to 7-0 win over Rangers

Moreland, Griffin lead Rangers to 7-0 win over Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas — Mitch Moreland’s grand slam capped a bizarre, five-run first inning for Texas and A.J. Griffin pitched six strong innin...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Bluffton wins Elida boys soccer tourney

ELIDA — Bluffton won the Elida Fall Classic boys soccer tournament with a 6-0 victory against Ottoville on Saturday.Luke Young, Eli Bourassa, Do...

August 27th, 2016 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Beyonce rules the MTV VMAs
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Kristina and Thomas Heil
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Heat stroke and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Deb and Mark Baker

Deb and Mark Baker

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Mark Baker are celebrating 25 years of marriage with a planned vacation to Hawaii.They were married Aug. 31, 1991, in Fort L...

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Myrna and Robert McCurdy

Myrna and Robert McCurdy

BLUFFTON — Mr. and Mrs. Robert “Bob” McCurdy celebrated 50 years of marriage with a family gathering in Pittsburgh.McCurdy and the f...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


95th birthday: Rolland Smith

95th birthday: Rolland Smith

ELIDA — Rolland Paul Smith is celebrating his 95th birthday with an immediate family get together. A card shower would be appreciated at 2850 Ha...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


100th birthday: Gertrude Geckle

100th birthday: Gertrude Geckle

ELIDA — Gertrude Geckle is celebrating her 100th birthday with a private party with family and friends.She was born Sept. 1, 1916, in Allen Coun...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


Dunahay/Tenwalde

Dunahay/Tenwalde

LIMA — Rachel Alizabeth Dunahay and Corey Adam Tenwalde announce their engagement.Dunahay is the daughter of Steve and Becky Dunahay, of Lima.Te...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Fitzwater/Verhoff

Fitzwater/Verhoff

MILLER CITY — CarrieJo Fitzwater and Bryan Verhoff announce their engagement.Fitzwater is the daughter of Lynn and Norma Fitzwater, of Continent...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


OPINION


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Jim Krumel: Love, tragedy, pain and loneliness.

Letter: Nana won’t forget murdered grandson

It’s another year I can’t celebrate my grandson’s birthday today, Aug. 28, and it’s real hard. His life was taken from us in a...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Thomas Lucente: Dear Beth, take us back … please!

Thomas Lucente: Dear Beth, take us back … please!

An open letter to Her Majesty Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and of Her other ...

August 28th, 2016 updated: August 28th, 2016. |  


Leter: Moving parade was right move

People who have an issue with the change in the Allen County Fair Parade route or day likely never participated as a 4-H member who had to have animal...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


Don Stratton: Trump wants support of FOP; Hillary doesn’t care

Don Stratton: Trump wants support of FOP; Hillary doesn’t care

A lot of Republicans don’t like Donald Trump, and may refuse to vote for him. If you are one of those, and if you believe in law and order, mayb...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Endorsement: Fischer would improve court

Endorsement: Fischer would improve court

If there is one person who could make Ohio’s judicial and legal system better than it is today, it’s Pat Fischer, a Republican judge who c...

August 27th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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A sentimental journey

A sentimental journey

WAPAKONETA — The Pahl family has always had an interest in nice cars.So working on them can often become a family affair.Such is the story conce...

August 28th, 2016 |  


• Wednesdays-Sept. 28 — Elida: Happy Daz Cool Car Cruise-in. 5 to 8 p.m. every Wednesday through September at the Elida Road Happy Daz. Do...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Good news for Toledo jeep plant

DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ stamping plant in Sterling Heights will soon be making parts for the Jeep Wrangler and is on track to...

August 28th, 2016 updated: August 28th, 2016. |  


Auto review: 2017 Kia Sportage

Auto review: 2017 Kia Sportage

There are 16 compact crossovers on the market, another 20 midsize crossovers, and nearly a dozen subcompact crossovers. Then there’s the luxury ...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Applause for business achievements

Applause for business achievements

AWARDSArea Agency on Aging receives awardThe Area Agency on Aging 3 had its Medical Nutrition Therapy Program honored with an Aging Achievement Award....

August 27th, 2016 |  


Land transfers

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Aug. 18 to Aug. 24. Figures reflect the sel...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio prisoner jumps to his death after sentencing at court

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man took his own life at an eastern Ohio courthouse moments after he was sentenced to 13 years in prison...

August 29th, 2016 |  


OH Lottery

CLEVELAND (AP) _ These Ohio lotteries were drawn Saturday:10-11-19-20-28-42, Kicker: 6-7-7-4-3-0(ten, eleven, nineteen, twenty, twenty-eight, forty-tw...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Winning numbers drawn in ‘Powerball’ game

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:04-32-48-49-63, Powerball: 20, Power Play: 2(four,...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Sunday, Aug. 28.The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You shou...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Sunday, Aug. 28.The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You shou...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Ohio city’s new firetruck doesn’t fit in station houses

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — Officials in a southwest Ohio city say a new firetruck purchased for more than $867,000 doesn't fit in the city's station house...

August 29th, 2016 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Poland: Germany wrong to criticize anti-migrant EU partners

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland says German Chancellor Angela Merkel is wrong to criticize European Union partners who are refusing to give refugee pro...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Uzbek president’s daughter says he suffered brain hemorrhage

MOSCOW (AP) — Uzbekistan's authoritarian president, Islam Karimov, has suffered a brain hemorrhage, his daughter said Monday as security forces surr...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Sheriff: Intruder smashes through window, attacks residents

STUART, Fla. (AP) — A 19-year-old man is accused of smashing through the front window of a Florida home and attacking a woman and her son.Martin Cou...

August 29th, 2016 |  


The Latest: Rousseff backers rally at Brazil Congress

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — The Latest on the impeachment trial of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (all times local):9:15 a.m.Several hundred support...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Man shot at Young Jeezy nightclub event in identified

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach police have identified a man who was shot to death during a party hosted by rapper Young Jeezy.The shootin...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Malcolm X postcards to Cleveland woman sell for $56,000

CLEVELAND (AP) — A set of 16 postcards from civil rights activist Malcolm X to a woman in Cleveland has been sold at auction for more than $56,000.N...

August 29th, 2016 |  


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