NEWS


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JEFFERSON AWARDS: Jefferson winner walked in their shoes
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Man dies in shooting; nine brought in for questioning

No injuries in motorcycle accident

LIMA — The American Township Police Department investigated a motorcycle crash at 5:47 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Elida and Diller roads...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Kids learn healthy food choices

Kids learn healthy food choices

LIMA — With obesity being a growing problem among youth, the Bradfield Community Center has taken on the challenge of helping children make heal...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Chamber award nominees named

Chamber award nominees named

LIMA — The Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce announced the names of the finalists for its 15th annual awards gala.The winners will be announ...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Births

St. Rita’s Medical CenterMar. 24 — Nicole and Lonnie Rettig, Harrod, girl; Megan and Kevin Williams, Harrod, boy.Mar. 25 — Nicole He...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Stocks sink early on Washington worries before paring losses

Stocks sink early on Washington worries before paring losses

NEW YORK (AP) — Worries that Washington may not be able to help businesses as much as once thought knocked stock indexes down hard early Monday,...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Gas prices drop lower again

LIMA — Prices for regular unleaded gas dipped more than a dime compared to last week in the region, according to prices reported to GasBuddy.com...

March 27th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Plum unanimous choice as AP women’s basketball All-American

Plum unanimous choice as AP women’s basketball All-American

NEW YORK (AP) — Kelsey Plum left quite the mark at Washington.Now the senior guard, who became the NCAA’s all-time career leading scorer t...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Stanford, Mississippi St. make Final Four

Stanford, Mississippi St. make Final Four

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Even after Alanna Smith and Stanford pulled off a huge rally to put Stanford in position to reach the Final Four, there st...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Johnson wins Match Play to sweep World Golf Championships

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The final day lasted longer than Dustin Johnson wanted. The outcome was what everyone expected.Johnson, a golfing machine w...

March 26th, 2017 |  


UNC, South Carolina Final Four bound

UNC, South Carolina Final Four bound

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The North Carolina Tar Heels now are a win away from getting back to a national championship game they narrowly lost a yea...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Kyle Larson hangs on to win at Fontana

Kyle Larson hangs on to win at Fontana

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Larson was second to nobody in his home state.Larson persevered through four late restarts to win at Fontana on Sund...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Lima Senior girls win track and field invitational

CINCINNATI — The Lima Senior girls track and field team won Saturday’s Withrow Tiger Invitational.The Spartans finished with a total of 18...

March 25th, 2017 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Social Security: Questions and Answers

Social Security: Questions and Answers

Question:Someone stole my Social Security number, and it’s being used repeatedly. Does Social Security issue new Social Security numbers to vict...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Free cancer screenings set Friday for women over 40

Free cancer screenings set Friday for women over 40

LIMA — Allen County Public Health’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Project offers a free screening clinic for women older than 40 on Friday, M...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Logan County Health Department offers free HIV testing

Logan County Health Department offers free HIV testing

BELLEFONTAINE — The Logan County Health Department is offering free HIV testing from 1:30 to 3 p.m., Monday, April 10, at the health department,...

March 27th, 2017 updated: March 27th, 2017. |  


Auglaize County Health Department offers free HIV testing

WAPAKONETA — The Auglaize County Health Department is offering free HIV testing from 2 to 4 p.m., Monday, April 17, at the health department, 21...

March 27th, 2017 |  


The Lupus Foundation of America hosts a Call-In support group

The Lupus Foundation of America hosts a Call-In support group

BRECKSVILLE — The Lupus Foundation of America, Greater Ohio Chapter is hosting a monthly Call-In support group from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April...

March 27th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Jim Krumel: World War II pilot(s) found in Lima area

Orange County (Calif.) Register: It’s time for techies to apply talents to real world

MARCH 22, 2017 — At a turbulent moment in the online media business, the fate of Yahoo and buzzed-about CEO Marissa Mayer offers cautionary tale...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Letter: Evil is allowed to flourish

I write this letter to you requesting prayer in the church services for our country. It is evident that America is under attack from the evil one. Hav...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Opinion: Is your life private?

Opinion: Is your life private?

If you thought the clamp-down on National Security Agency telephone spying was over, think again. There are a whole host of government programs availa...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Opinion: EPA’s Mission Is to Faithfully Execute the Laws

Opinion: EPA’s Mission Is to Faithfully Execute the Laws

When asked to comment on President Trump’s choice of former Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency, ...

March 25th, 2017 |  


U.S. running out of places to borrow

U.S. running out of places to borrow

As the federal debt has gone from astounding to unbelievable to incomprehensible, a new problem has emerged: The U.S. government is actually running o...

March 25th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Check engine light means car should get fixed

Q: My check engine light has been on for months as of this writing. I took my car (1997 Infiniti I30t) to three auto repair shops but no one could dia...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Do car companies want Trump to trash emission standards? Maybe not

Do car companies want Trump to trash emission standards? Maybe not

SAN FRANCISCO — President Donald Trump talked tough in Detroit earlier this month, confirming that his administration will open up Obama-era aut...

March 26th, 2017 |  


It’s hard to be Made in America

It’s hard to be Made in America

ELMA, N.Y. — When you stroll the aisles of the Made in America Store, you might notice a conspicuous absence. There is not a single item for sal...

March 25th, 2017 updated: March 25th, 2017. |  


Paying taxes by credit card has drawbacks

Paying taxes by credit card has drawbacks

A big tax bill is like hay fever. You don’t want it, you try to avoid it — and then April rolls around and it hits you hard. Now you have ...

March 25th, 2017 updated: March 25th, 2017. |  


Liz Weston: To retire right, plan to do it twice

Liz Weston: To retire right, plan to do it twice

There’s the retirement that looks like the commercials: biking, travel, enjoying the family.And then there’s the one where you can’t...

March 25th, 2017 updated: March 25th, 2017. |  


STATE NEWS


Toledo-area township sees 2nd triple-fatal crash in a week

Toledo-area township sees 2nd triple-fatal crash in a week

CURTICE — Ohio troopers say three people died in an alcohol-related crash in a township near Toledo, marking the second time in a week that has ...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Jury: Cleveland Indians not responsible for fan hurt by ball

Jury: Cleveland Indians not responsible for fan hurt by ball

COLUMBUS — A jury says the Cleveland Indians aren’t responsible for injuries to a New York man hit by a foul ball at a baseball game in Ju...

March 27th, 2017 |  


New system estimates Cleveland airport security wait times

New system estimates Cleveland airport security wait times

CLEVELAND — Cleveland’s main airport is developing a system to help travelers more accurately compare wait times at its security checkpoin...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Dad of boy hit by car in Cincinnati didn’t condone driver’s fatal shooting

Dad of boy hit by car in Cincinnati didn’t condone driver’s fatal shooting

CINCINNATI — The father of a 4-year-old boy hit by a vehicle in Cincinnati says he doesn’t condone the subsequent slaying of the driver an...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Sauerkraut festival organizer to review new village regulations

Sauerkraut festival organizer to review new village regulations

WAYNESVILLE — Organizers of an annual sauerkraut festival are reviewing new regulations established to replace its former contract with the sout...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Suspects sought in deadly Cincinnati nightclub shooting

Suspects sought in deadly Cincinnati nightclub shooting

CINCINNATI — Cincinnati police searched for suspects in a nightclub shooting that left one man dead and 15 other people injured and sent club pa...

March 27th, 2017 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Severe storms in forecast for US much of this week

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The springtime severe weather season is ramping up with damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes in the forecast nearly every d...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Screams alert residents to fire that killed 2 in Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Awakened by screams of "fire," Michael Jones bolted out of bed in the pre-dawn darkness Monday at the dilapidated Oakland apa...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Tennessee Senate passes resolution to move Polk’s body

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Senate passed a resolution Monday that would allow the body of former President James K. Polk to be exhumed an...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

The Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Christie to join White House opioid effort

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to join a White House effort to combat opioid abuse.A White House official said Monday ...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Red Bull heir enjoys jet-set life 4 years after hit-and-run

BANGKOK (AP) — An heir to the Red Bull energy-drink empire is accused of killing a Thai police officer in a hit-and-run nearly five years ago, yet h...

March 27th, 2017 |