NEWS


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Gas prices down in Lima region
Gas prices down in Lima region

Gas prices down in Lima region

LIMA — Gas prices were down 7 cents in Allen County on Monday morning, but they’d already bounced back up nearly a nickel by the afternoon...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


World stocks mostly rise as US remains shut for holiday

World stocks mostly rise as US remains shut for holiday

HONG KONG (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose Monday, though Wall Street remained shut for a holiday, as investors awaited key reports this week, i...

February 20th, 2017 |  


AP, other media ask judge to order release of iPhone records

AP, other media ask judge to order release of iPhone records

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press and two other news organizations asked a judge Monday to force the federal government to reveal how much ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Alzheimer’s Associaton of Northwest Ohio holds program

Alzheimer’s Associaton of Northwest Ohio holds program

CELINA — Links between the body and brain are explored in a program sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association from 6 t0 7 p.m., Thursday at...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemFeb. 17 — Charlisha Randle and Roderic Brown, Lima, girl; Telisha Carter and Ricky Martiz, Lima, boy; Laura Knippen,...

February 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Top 10 things to watch in girls tournament
Davis dunks, defense rests in NBA All-Star game

Davis dunks, defense rests in NBA All-Star game

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis had an All-Star Game for the record books.And on a night when Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant provided a gli...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Two famous sons qualify 1-2 for Daytona 500

Two famous sons qualify 1-2 for Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — It’s impossible to tell the history of NASCAR without mentioning Elliott and Earnhardt.As the series shifts int...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Ottawa-Glandorf survives test from Wapakoneta in girls basketball

Ottawa-Glandorf survives test from Wapakoneta in girls basketball

WAPAKONETA – It was imperfect perfection, if there can be such a thing.Ottawa-Glandorf’s girls basketball team completed an undefeated reg...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Wildcats recover from OT defeat

DELPHOS — Delphos Jefferson had a Grand Canyon-like hole to climb out of after Friday night.But the Wildcats made it all the way back to level g...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Grove turns away Miller City

Grove turns away Miller City

COLUMBUS GROVE – Miller City came into Saturday’s Putnam County League matchup with Columbus Grove needing to win, in order to clinch at l...

February 18th, 2017 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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‘Lego Batman’ stays No. 1, conquers ‘The Great Wall’

‘Lego Batman’ stays No. 1, conquers ‘The Great Wall’

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Great Wall” was a hit in China. In North America, it was a dud.The most expensive film ever made in China and w...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Lois and Gary Bratz

Lois and Gary Bratz

COLUMBUS GROVE — Mr. and Mrs. Gary Bratz are celebrating 50 years of marriage with an open house from 2-5 p.m. Feb. 26 at Laurel Oaks Community ...

February 18th, 2017 |  


90th birthday: Eric Keyner

90th birthday: Eric Keyner

LIMA — Eric Keyner is celebrating his 90th birthday with dinner with family.He was born Feb. 17, 1927, in Djambi, Indonesia, to Willy and Evelin...

February 18th, 2017 |  


90th birthday: Robert Weber

90th birthday: Robert Weber

DELPHOS — Robert G. Weber celebrated his 90th birthday with family and friends at the Outpost, Fort Jennings.He was born Feb. 23, 1927, in Ottov...

February 18th, 2017 |  


How to help ‘hangry’ pets be happy

How to help ‘hangry’ pets be happy

My Welsh Corgi Betsy Louise is a food whore. There. I’ve said it.Those who know Betsy have seen her in action and will echo my sentiments. Her p...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Old farmstead’s history runs from John Brown to James Brown

Old farmstead’s history runs from John Brown to James Brown

DARGAN, Md. (AP) — From John Brown’s raid to James Brown’s wail, a stream of hot-blooded American history runs through a 19th-centur...

February 18th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Letter: What you know can save a life

This February 22nd marks National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day. There’s no better time to recognize this common, yet little-known disease.A...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Letter: Foreign policy brings jitters

It’s unfortunate that Dr. Waters’ guest column “Trump’s decisions don’t jeopardize national security” ran the same...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Letter: Up to Deplorables to drain the swamp

Over the past week we have seen Donald Trump’s nominee for National Security Advisor, Michael Flynn, done in by false news promulgated by the la...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Chicago Tribune: Israelis and Palestinians: 1 state or 2?

FEB. 17, 2017 — Americans who tuned out years of on-again, off-again peace negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians may now want to tune i...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Letter: Upkeep vital for Delphos museum

Recently the trustees of the Canal Museum in Delphos were required to install a new membrane covering on the roof of the Old Commercial Bank building ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Letter: Gun owners need more safety training

On Thursday The Lima News had front page coverage of the increased demand for licenses for concealed carry of handguns. It indicates that many new lic...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


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Gas prices down in Lima region
AP, other media ask judge to order release of iPhone records

AP, other media ask judge to order release of iPhone records

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press and two other news organizations asked a judge Monday to force the federal government to reveal how much ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Hardin County Pork Banquet to be held in March

Hardin County Pork Banquet to be held in March

KENTON — The Hardin County Pork Producers will hold its annual Pork Banquet at 6:30 p.m. March 11 at St. John’s Evangelical Church, Kenton...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Car Talk: Alignment first thing to check when car sways

Car Talk: Alignment first thing to check when car sways

Dear Car Talk:I have owned my 1983 Datsun (Nissan) 280ZX Turbo since it was 6 months old. It has only 125,000 miles. It has never been in an accident....

February 19th, 2017 updated: February 19th, 2017. |  


Car owner enjoys giving old classic new life

Car owner enjoys giving old classic new life

CRIDERSVILLE — When Frank Spinnati, of Cridersville, purchased his 1947 Ford Coupe eight years ago, the last thing he was thinking was restoring...

February 19th, 2017 updated: February 19th, 2017. |  


January marks 3rd-best month for new business filings in Ohio

COLUMBUS — Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted said 10,033 new entities filed to do business in Ohio during January, an increase of 1,409 entitie...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Millennials trail boomer parents financially

Millennials trail boomer parents financially

CHICAGO — When Julius Givens moved to Chicago after graduating from college in 2013, he spent six months delivering sandwiches by bicycle while ...

February 18th, 2017 |  


STATE NEWS


Dad found safe in Ohio after mysterious Texas disappearance

Dad found safe in Ohio after mysterious Texas disappearance

AKRON — Police in Ohio say they’ve safely located a man whose mysterious disappearance from the San Antonio area spurred weeks of searchin...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Kasich wants Ohio teachers to complete business externships

Kasich wants Ohio teachers to complete business externships

COLUMBUS (AP) — A provision in Gov. John Kasich’s budget proposal would require Ohio teachers to complete externships with a local busines...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Pilot killed in small plane crash in Clark County

Pilot killed in small plane crash in Clark County

SOUTH VIENNA — The pilot of a small plane has been killed in a crash in Ohio.The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the plane went down in a field S...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Police identify teen victim in shooting

Police identify teen victim in shooting

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting at a school playground.Officials say 17-year-old Devin Price, of Cle...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Suspect dies after 9-hour hostage standoff in Kent

Suspect dies after 9-hour hostage standoff in Kent

KENT — A man has died following a hostage situation with police in northeast Ohio.Police say the male suspect took a woman hostage in the laundr...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Ohio board approves requirement for tracking of police bias

Ohio board approves requirement for tracking of police bias

COLUMBUS — A police relations advisory board has approved a first-ever standard for Ohio law enforcement agencies for keeping racial and gender ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Flood warnings issued amid heavy rain in Northern California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Forecasters issued flash flood warnings Monday throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and elsewhere in Northern California as do...

February 20th, 2017 |  


U of Alaska agrees to resolve sex harassment, assault issues

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The University of Alaska system has agreed to resolve issues stemming from a federal review of its handling of campus sexual a...

February 20th, 2017 |  


6 teenagers fall through ice into Central Park pond, rescued

NEW YORK (AP) — Six teenagers have fallen through ice into an off-limits pond in New York's Central Park but have been rescued.It happened Monday ev...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Venezuelan art promoter, journalist Sofia Imber dies at 92

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Sofia Imber, who turned a garage into the Caracas Museum of Contemporary Art and became one of Venezuela's most influentia...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Deadline looms for Dakota Access pipeline protest camp

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — As dawn breaks over an encampment that was once home to thousands of people protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline, a fe...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Police say newly freed gang member killed California officer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A gang member who was recently freed from jail killed his cousin and stole his car Monday then shot and killed a California polic...

February 20th, 2017 |