NEWS


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JEFFERSON AWARDS: Jefferson winner walked in their shoes

Bus involved in minor accident

SPENCERVILLE — An alert was sent out by the Spencerville school district that bus No. 9, the Elephant bus, was involved in a minor accident at a...

March 27th, 2017 |  


I-75 traffic down to one lane Tuesday and Wednesday

LIMA — Traffic on Interstate 75 between Fourth Street and state Route 81 will be restricted to one lane from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday and Wednesda...

March 27th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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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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

Letter: Being upset with Trump doesn’t make you a liberal

I usually disagree with just about everything Tom Lucente says. However, I disagree even more with Ed Hanson of Cridersville, who criticized Lucente f...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Letter: Special people get “special deals”

In regards to Lawrence Huffman’s column Saturday in The Lima News (“Be Prepared to do the Time”) concerning a sting operation in 197...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Jerry Zezima: The life (and almost death) of the party

Jerry Zezima: The life (and almost death) of the party

For a geezer like me, it’s nice to go to a birthday party that isn’t your own because you don’t have to put up with wisecracks about...

March 27th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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 |