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2016 Government Salaries Review: Doing more with less

2016 Government Salaries Review: Doing more with less

LIMA — As the nation’s economy has continued to recuperate from the effects of the 2008 recession, many in both the private and public sec...

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


Youth Profile: Triplets enjoy sibling togetherness

Youth Profile: Triplets enjoy sibling togetherness

LIMA — Being twins has definite advantages.Being triplets just adds another component to the fun.Alexus, Briana and Caylah Miller, of Lima, were...

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


Celebrating Our Spirit: The next generation

Celebrating Our Spirit: The next generation

Check out stories from Celebrating Our Spirit, a special section looking at how automotive companies recruit young employees to fill void left by reti...

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


Photos: Delphos volunteers build meal kits to send to Haiti

Photos: Delphos volunteers build meal kits to send to Haiti

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


‘Hero’ coach: Don’t forget 2012 Ohio school shooting tragedy

‘Hero’ coach: Don’t forget 2012 Ohio school shooting tragedy

ASHTABULA — The football coach who chased a shooter from an Ohio school five years ago and prayed with dying victims is uncomfortable with the a...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Ohio lawmaker’s highway bill aims to reach suffering vets

Ohio lawmaker’s highway bill aims to reach suffering vets

COLUMBUS — A lawmaker has proposed renaming an Ohio highway for a soldier who killed himself last year.State Rep. Steve Hambley says it could he...

February 27th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Votto’s enthusiasm rekindled for 2017

Votto’s enthusiasm rekindled for 2017

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Youth dominates the Cincinnati Reds’ roster this spring. Maybe that’s helping rekindle Joey Votto’s int...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Bath, Ottawa-Glandorf collect girls basketball sectional titles

Bath, Ottawa-Glandorf collect girls basketball sectional titles

LEIPSIC — Bath turned one second chance into an even bigger second chance when it beat St. Marys 48-38 in a Division II girls basketball section...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


New Bremen, Minster gain berths in girls basketball district semifinals

New Bremen, Minster gain berths in girls basketball district semifinals

BATH TOWNSHIP – On Wednesday night, Lima Central Catholic erased a 13-point deficit in the fourth quarter against Ridgemont to record a victory ...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Ottawa-Glandorf notches sectional title in wrestling

Ottawa-Glandorf notches sectional title in wrestling

LIMA — It’s been a long time coming.Ottawa-Glandorf’s wrestling program has been turning some heads the past few seasons.After winni...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Wapakoneta wins girls sectional final on late bucket

SPENCERVILLE — Alex Debell made the game-winning basket with 1 second remaining to give Wapakoneta a 40-39 victory against Napoleon in a Divisio...

February 26th, 2017 |  


4 from area win individual titles at sectional

NAPOLEON — Wapakoneta, Elida, Bath and Van Wert each had individual champions Saturday at the Division II wrestling sectional at Napoleon High S...

February 26th, 2017 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Alberta Shurelds: A legacy
Trump jabs fly at Oscars, awards go to Ali, Davis, ‘O.J.’

Trump jabs fly at Oscars, awards go to Ali, Davis, ‘O.J.’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Jimmy Kimmel-hosted 89th Academy Awards seesawed between jabs at Donald Trump and passionate arguments for inclusivity, w...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Joseph Wapner, star of ‘The People’s Court,’ dead at 97

Joseph Wapner, star of ‘The People’s Court,’ dead at 97

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joseph Wapner, the retired Los Angeles judge who presided over “The People’s Court” with steady force durin...

February 26th, 2017 |  


‘Apollo 13’ and ‘Titanic’ actor Bill Paxton dies at 61

‘Apollo 13’ and ‘Titanic’ actor Bill Paxton dies at 61

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Paxton, a prolific and charismatic actor who had memorable roles in such blockbusters as “Apollo 13” and ...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ scares up big $30.5 million debut

Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ scares up big $30.5 million debut

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Great reviews and buzz propelled comedian Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, the micro-budget thriller “Get Out,&#...

February 26th, 2017 |  


David Trinko: Finding hope, from someone who’s been there

David Trinko: Finding hope, from someone who’s been there

The advice from Gina Smith is simple and heartfelt.“Live each day like it’s your last.”“Take one day at a time, and you will g...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


A lump in the throat

A lump in the throat

In all my 32 years as a veterinarian, I don’t recall ever seeing any kind of animal with a goiter. Then I received a phone call from a Boer goat...

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


OPINION


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Jim Krumel: Some great stories aren’t so great

Letter: Trump spews own fake news

It is ironic that President Trump is on a crusade to expose and discredit fake news. While Trump attacks journalists and news organizations as being t...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Letter: Wrong idea about Islam

This letter is in response to, “Be cautious about rights” (Lima News 2/10/17). I would like to make a couple of points.First, the overall ...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Newsday: President Trump forces the issue of illegal immigration

FEB. 23, 2017 — Will we continue to be a nation with a heart? Trump is forcing us to finally give an answer.The immigration debate has festered ...

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


Letter: Cyclists an added danger on roads

First I would like to say I am not against bike riding, but the bike path is a safer way to bike. While driving, all of us have many things to watch o...

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


Thomas Lucente: Trump’s ill-considered war on media

Thomas Lucente: Trump’s ill-considered war on media

“Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper.”Another ill-considered tweet by our petulant president?Hardly.That it is a comp...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


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Celebrating Our Spirit: The next generation
If trucks could talk

If trucks could talk

BLUFFTON — Rick Scoles, of Bluffton, is a truck man through and through.That is why he could not pass on the 1952 International 120 that he happ...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Hard work, attendance important traits

Hard work, attendance important traits

LIMA — There’s one skills gap that Baby Boomer automotive workers are noticing between them and their younger counterparts that can’...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Tool and die in demand in auto plants

Tool and die in demand in auto plants

ST. MARYS — Ask auto industry analyst Kristin Dziczech with the Center for Automotive Research in Detroit where the biggest skills gap is as Bab...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Ohio Means Jobs links employers, job seekers

Ohio Means Jobs links employers, job seekers

LIMA — While businesses consider how to transition to the next generation of workers, workers both young and old are also endeavoring to put the...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Big demand for truck drivers in region

Big demand for truck drivers in region

LIMA — Geographically speaking, Lima/Allen County is strategically located in West Central Ohio, making Lima/Allen County the mecca for shipping...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Retiring Baby Boomers shake up Lima region’s auto industry

Retiring Baby Boomers shake up Lima region’s auto industry

DELPHOS — On a recent morning at Vanamatic in Delphos, three employees with a combined 100 years of experience sat together at a conference room...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio reviews since 2011 find 126 non-citizens have voted

Ohio reviews since 2011 find 126 non-citizens have voted

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s elections chief has identified an additional 385 non-citizens who are registered to vote in the presidential battlegroun...

February 27th, 2017 |  


‘Hero’ coach: Don’t forget 2012 Ohio school shooting tragedy

‘Hero’ coach: Don’t forget 2012 Ohio school shooting tragedy

ASHTABULA — The football coach who chased a shooter from an Ohio school five years ago and prayed with dying victims is uncomfortable with the a...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Ohio lawmaker’s highway bill aims to reach suffering vets

Ohio lawmaker’s highway bill aims to reach suffering vets

COLUMBUS — A lawmaker has proposed renaming an Ohio highway for a soldier who killed himself last year.State Rep. Steve Hambley says it could he...

February 27th, 2017 |  


As Ohio turns 214, Statehouse celebrates with tours, trivia

As Ohio turns 214, Statehouse celebrates with tours, trivia

COLUMBUS — Ohio is celebrating 214 years of statehood this year, and the Statehouse in Columbus is marking the occasion with a family-friendly p...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Fayette starts work on agricultural and athletic complexes

Fayette starts work on agricultural and athletic complexes

FAYETTE — Fayette area schools have started work on two campus expansion projects.The Blade reports that the district announced it will suppleme...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Athens apartment fire displaces dozens of families

Athens apartment fire displaces dozens of families

ATHENS — Fire officials in southeast Ohio are investigating a fire that damaged an apartment complex.Authorities say the blaze at the 30-unit co...

February 27th, 2017 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Florida deputies fatally shoot man during domestic call

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Florida sheriff's deputies fatally shot a man during a domestic violence call.Charlotte County Sheriff's officials said in a ...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Jets pound northwest Syria as Geneva talks continue

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say airstrikes in the country's rebel-held Idlib province have killed at least 11 people.The activist-run Baladi News...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Drone crashes through window of 27th-floor NYC apartment

NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York City are looking for the owner of a drone that crashed through a window on a high-rise apartment building.NYPD of...

February 27th, 2017 |  


7-foot-7 ‘Game of Thrones’ actor Neil Fingleton dies at 36

LONDON (AP) — Neil Fingleton, a 7-foot 7-inch actor who played the giant Mag the Mighty in "Game of Thrones" has died at 36.The Tall Persons Club sa...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Fire sweeps through Mogadishu’s main market killing 2 people

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police officer says a huge fire hit Somali capital's main market, killing at least two people.Capt. Mohamed Husse...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Monday, February 27, 2017_____City/Town, Country;Monday's High Temp (C);Monday's Low Temp (C);Tuesday's Weather Condit...

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