NEWS


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90-MINUTE SLUGFEST
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Lima area debate reactions span political spectrum
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Magnus sues Crish for $102,000 loan

Election officials speak at Lima Rotary

LIMA — While much of the national political discourse of late has been centered around the two major party candidates in this year’s presi...

September 26th, 2016 |  


2 men with illegal guns go to prison for shootings

2 men with illegal guns go to prison for shootings

LIMA — Two men with histories of violence were sentenced to prison Monday for shooting people with guns they illegally obtained.Jaiquavius Carte...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Insurance agency donates $1,000 to Deb’s Dogs

LIMA — Deb’s Dogs received a $1,000 donation for receiving the most votes in the second annual Operation Giveback contest, sponsored by St...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Allen County prosecutor gives plea deadline in heroin case

LIMA — Prosecutors gave a man charged in a big heroin bust until Oct. 24 to enter a plea to reduce charges that carry at least 11 years in priso...

September 26th, 2016 |  


McClain Road temporarily closed Tuesday for drainage work

LIMA — McClain Road, between Breese and Hume roads, will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday for drainage work.No through traffic will...

September 26th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Indians clinch
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Ottawa-Glandorf hands Ottoville first loss
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LeBron will stand for anthem
Elliott, Cowboys clear hurdles in Week 3

Elliott, Cowboys clear hurdles in Week 3

The Dallas Cowboys cleared a big obstacle thanks to Ezekiel Elliott’s hurdle of a defensive back in one of the more impressive and perfectly exe...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Palmer’s impact: Grand Slam, endorsements, TV, private jets

Palmer’s impact: Grand Slam, endorsements, TV, private jets

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth all chased the Grand Slam, golf’s holy grail of winning all four majors ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Ash’s inside knowledge not big concern for OSU

COLUMBUS – When Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer looks at film of what former OSU defensive coordinator Chris Ash is doing in his first sea...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Browns fall in overtime

Browns fall in overtime

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Jay Ajayi got a second chance, and so did the Miami Dolphins.They made the most of both.Ajayi scored on an 11-yard ru...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Siemian’s 4 TD passes lead Broncos over Bengals 29-17

CINCINNATI (AP) — Four touchdown passes, more than 300 yards passing, two clutch touchdown drives in the fourth quarter.Trevor Siemian played ev...

September 25th, 2016 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Making a break for it
Janet and Russell Young

Janet and Russell Young

HARROD — Mr. and Mrs. Russell E. Young are celebrating 65 years of marriage.Young and the former Janet L. Plaugher were married Sept. 18, 1951, ...

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


Peggy and Dave Walters

Peggy and Dave Walters

WAYNESFIELD — Mr. and Mrs. Dave Walters are celebrating 35 years of marriage with a trip to Florida.Walters and the former Peggy Evans were marr...

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


Wilma and Jim Hohenbrink

Wilma and Jim Hohenbrink

OTTAWA — Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hohenbrink are celebrating 70 years of marriage with Mass at St. John the Baptist Church, followed by a family dinner....

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


Dee and Roger Austin

Dee and Roger Austin

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Roger L. Austin are celebrating 60 years of marriage. A family dinner was held, and a trip to Maui is planned.Austin and the...

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


Cynthia and Philip Borchers

Cynthia and Philip Borchers

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Philip L. Borchers are celebrating 30 years of marriage.Borchers and the former Cynthia A. Backstrom were married Sept. 26, ...

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


OPINION


Letter: Trump doesn’t walk a party line

History repeats itself, as is the case with this election cycle. When Republican Barry Goldwater ran for President in 1964, he was viciously attacked ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Letter: Time for Jeff Grey to say good-bye

Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey should show some honor and decency and resign. Under Grey’s tenure, Mercer County has become a cesspool of crime...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Letter: Thanks a bunch for the lunch

I want to thank the man who paid for my order at the drive thru at the Shawnee McDonalds on a Wednesday. I was very surprised and you made my day and ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Debra-Lynn B. Hook: Millennials need to hear their own voices in the voting booth

Debra-Lynn B. Hook: Millennials need to hear their own voices in the voting booth

KENT — Recently in this university town, in this battleground swing state Ohio, the millennial man of the hour, former presidential hopeful Bern...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Letter:L Lima school levy doesn’t increase taxes

As an employer in the City of Lima, we require qualified people to do the job. There is no substitute for a good education. It is the foundation for s...

September 26th, 2016 |  


The patriotism of dissent

SEPT. 22, 2016 — San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started it all by sitting during the national anthem at a preseason game to pr...

September 26th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Gas prices down 4 cents in Lima region
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Job fairs planned at Ohio Means Jobs-Allen County
Car talk: Weighing the concerns of towing a camper

Car talk: Weighing the concerns of towing a camper

Dear Car Talk:I have a 2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid. Two years ago, when contemplating purchasing an 800-pound camper-trailer rigged with a tent, I first ...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Mark Phelan: Dodge pulls plug on Dart

Mark Phelan: Dodge pulls plug on Dart

What went wrong with the Dodge Dart? Born with fanfare and optimism in June 2012, the compact sedan will die this month in virtual anonymity, a failur...

September 25th, 2016 updated: September 25th, 2016. |  


Auto review: 2016 Africa Twin: Finally, a new ADV bike from Honda

Auto review: 2016 Africa Twin: Finally, a new ADV bike from Honda

The “adventure” segment is one of the fastest-growing in the motorcycle industry, and one of the most competitive, as all of the major man...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Ford reveals self-driving cars; politeness may be a problem

Ford reveals self-driving cars; politeness may be a problem

DEARBON, Mich. — Of all the possibilities that might give pause concerning self-driving cars, here’s one you might not have considered: po...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Old muscle cars still tough to beat

Old muscle cars still tough to beat

DELPHOS — The ability of his 1966 Chevy II Nova to match the power of much newer cars gave Robert Keeling of Delphos one of his best memories.&#...

September 25th, 2016 |  


ALL Class of 2016 to graduate

ALL Class of 2016 to graduate

LIMA — The 28th Allen Lima Leadership class will celebrate its graduation Wednesday night at Lima’s City Club, 144 S. Main St.Allen Lima L...

September 24th, 2016 |  


STATE NEWS


Jury finds Ohio father guilty in toddler’s starvation death

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man whose 2-year-old daughter weighed 13 pounds when she died of starvation and blunt-force injury has been found guilty o...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Jury selection starts in toddler fatal beating case in Ohio

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Jury selection has begun in the trial of a man accused of fatally beating his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter in southwest Oh...

September 26th, 2016 |  


AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases

DENVER (AP) — Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business ass...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Family sues Akron officer for killing robbery suspect

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The father of an unarmed robbery suspect fatally shot by an Akron police officer after refusing to remove his hand from his waist...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Ohio, online charter battle in court over student log-ins

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state review has found that enrollment at Ohio's largest online charter school is nearly 60 percent lower than originally re...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Family sues Ohio police officer who killed robbery suspect

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The father of an unarmed robbery suspect fatally shot by an Akron, Ohio, police officer after refusing to remove his hand from hi...

September 26th, 2016 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Driving rain and wind diverts plans for Canadian royal tour

BELLA BELLA, British Columbia (AP) — Plans to show off one of British Columbia's most beautiful areas to Prince William and his wife, Kate, were scu...

September 26th, 2016 |  


The Latest: NAACP rally against police shooting hits streets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):8:15 p.m.Sev...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Chicago-based religious order sued for docs on allegations

CHICAGO (AP) — A 51-year-old Colorado man who says he was sexually abused when he was around 7 years old by a teenager who later became a prominent ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


WHY IT MATTERS: Jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: Tepid income growth and shrinking opportunities for blue-collar workers have kept many Americans anxious about jobs and...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Harrison Scott Key wins $5,000 James Thurber prize for humor

NEW YORK (AP) — Author Harrison Scott Key's comic memoir about growing up with a father of outsized presence has won the Thurber Prize for American ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


The Latest: Hospital: Doctor’s claims are ‘without merit’

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on a whistleblower lawsuit filed against a New York hospital (all times local):8:04 p.m.Westchester Medical Center sa...

September 26th, 2016 |