NEWS


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Trump take historic oath, becomes 45th president
1 student hurt, another in custody in Logan County school shooting

1 student hurt, another in custody in Logan County school shooting

WEST LIBERTY — A male student who was shot and wounded at an Ohio school was hospitalized Friday, and another student suspected in the shooting ...

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


Ohio’s unemployment remains unchanged for 3rd month

Ohio’s unemployment remains unchanged for 3rd month

COLUMBUS — State officials say Ohio’s unemployment rate was unchanged from November to December.It’s the third straight month the st...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Firefighters help round up about 100 cows after barn fire

Firefighters help round up about 100 cows after barn fire

JOHNSTOWN — Fire officials say emergency responders and others helped round up about 100 escaped cows after a barn fire in central Ohio.The blaz...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Grand jury to consider charges for parents over girl’s death in North Canton

Grand jury to consider charges for parents over girl’s death in North Canton

Eds: APNewsNow. Pursuing photos.MASSILLON, Ohio (AP) — A grand jury will consider what charges are merited against a couple who reported their 5...

January 20th, 2017 |  


The presidency is about to change — as Trump remains Trump

The presidency is about to change — as Trump remains Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump enters the White House today just as he entered the race for president: defiant, unfiltered, unbound by tradition...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Inaugural things to watch: The speech, the dress and more

Inaugural things to watch: The speech, the dress and more

WASHINGTON (AP) — From a morning stop at church through the swearing-in to the last dance of the evening, it’s going to be an inaugural ma...

January 19th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Columbus Grove’s Bellman shines in win
Top-ranked Ottawa-Glandorf defeats Shawnee in girls basketball

Top-ranked Ottawa-Glandorf defeats Shawnee in girls basketball

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — It was supposed to be a halfcourt 2-3 zone.But for Ottawa-Glandorf, it turned into the spark for its offense.O-G gobbled up t...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Frontcourt leads Bath over Wapakoneta

Frontcourt leads Bath over Wapakoneta

WAPAKONETA — Wapakoneta had a plan, but Bath had other plans.In the Wildkittens’ 46-27 girls basketball win over Wapakoneta on Thursday ni...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Wednesday, Jan. 19

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Wednesday, Jan. 19

Boys BasketballCle. Hts. 55, Cle. Hts. Lutheran E. 44Cuyahoga Falls 51, Kent Roosevelt 42London 64, Cols. Horizon Science 48Wadsworth 72, Macedonia No...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Wednesday’s scores

CollegesWomen’s BasketballUNOH 69, Lawrence Tech 62at UNOHLawrence TechNicole Buckingham 15, Kaitlyn Smith 9, Allison Kitchen 6, Cherilyn Banas ...

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


Bluffton men end basketball losing streak

Bluffton men end basketball losing streak

BLUFFTON — In the midst of a four-game losing streak, Bluffton was in dire search of a win and the Beavers got that much needed victory after ho...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 19th, 2017. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Second chance to see ‘Cabaret’ in Lima
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“La La Land” – PG-13
UK court rejects bid for bridge to be recognized as sport

UK court rejects bid for bridge to be recognized as sport

LONDON (AP) — Bridge players who want the card game recognized as a sport have lost their latest legal bid in Britain.The Court of Appeal in Lon...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Religion briefs

Religion briefs

Music In The Abbey featuring One Voice, Country GospelWESTMINSTER — Westminster United Methodist Church, located at 6650 Faulkner Road, will hos...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, Legacy Five in concert together in Lima next month

Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, Legacy Five in concert together in Lima next month

LIMA — Ernie Haase likens Lima to a stop on a milk route. Which might not seem like much of a compliment — especially to readers who don&#...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


‘Will & Grace’ 10-episode revival set for 2017-18 season

‘Will & Grace’ 10-episode revival set for 2017-18 season

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — “Will & Grace” is making a comeback.NBC said Wednesday that 10 new episodes are set to air during the 20...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Ottawa McDonald’s donating to Cancer Assistance Program

Ottawa McDonald’s donating to Cancer Assistance Program

OTTAWA — The Ottawa McDonald’s located at 777 N. Perry St., Ottawa, will be donating 19 cents for each smoothie purchased on Jan. 29 to Pu...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Coffee and a slice? 7-Eleven launches breakfast pizza

Coffee and a slice? 7-Eleven launches breakfast pizza

IRVING, Texas (AP) — 7-Eleven is offering a breakfast pizza.The convenience store chain says that it combines the convenience of eating leftover...

January 18th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Carl P. Leubsdorf: President Trump and the great unknown
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Amy Eddings: Reconsidering the landline
Lori Borgman: Old report cards still make the grade

Lori Borgman: Old report cards still make the grade

Can someone please tell me why mothers hang onto their children’s old report cards?I have a three-ring notebook full of report cards and standar...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Orange County (Calif.) Register: Trump should ramp up Islamic State fight wisely

JAN. 14, 2017 — The Defense Department is preparing plans that would enable President-elect Donald Trump to ramp up the conflict with the Islami...

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


George Will: The waterbeetle of American politics

George Will: The waterbeetle of American politics

He flabbergasts the Human RaceBy gliding on the water’s faceWith ease, celerity and grace;But if he ever stopped to thinkOf how he did it, he wo...

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


Letter: Heartbeat of Lima strives to save lives

Al O’Dell suggested forming a coalition to work with pregnant women so they can carry their baby full term and not have an abortion. There alrea...

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


Letter: Diet can trim health costs

With Republican Congress bent on depriving 22 million Americans of medical insurance, this is a great time to provide our own, totally free and totall...

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


BUSINESS


US stock indexes stay stuck; bond yields and dollar rise

US stock indexes stay stuck; bond yields and dollar rise

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market hasn’t been this boring in years.The Standard & Poor’s 500 remained at a near standstill Wednes...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Airstream Basecamp named 2017 RV of the year by RVBusiness Magazine

Airstream Basecamp named 2017 RV of the year by RVBusiness Magazine

JACKSON CENTER — Airstream’s Basecamp travel trailer was recently named 2017 RV of the Year by RV Business magazine. Airstream is located ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Study: Lima showing signs of life in workforce development

Study: Lima showing signs of life in workforce development

LIMA — While an updated report from the Greater Ohio Policy Center, a Columbus-based policy think tank, shows that Ohio’s small cities hav...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Lima couple launch Cruise Planners travel franchise

Lima couple launch Cruise Planners travel franchise

LIMA — Doug and Lynn Norton have spent years traveling around the world, and now they want to help Lima-area residents plan their ideal vacation...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Bad day for bank stocks drags down indexes; dollar drops

Bad day for bank stocks drags down indexes; dollar drops

NEW YORK (AP) — A bad day for bank stocks pulled the Dow Jones industrial average to its third straight loss Tuesday as many of the patterns tha...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Garner driver selected to serve on America’s Road Team

Garner driver selected to serve on America’s Road Team

FINDLAY — Gary Smith, a driver with Garner Trucking, of Findlay, has been selected as one of 20 professional drivers to the 2017-2018 America...

January 17th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


STATE NEWS


Geauga County prosecutor facing OVI charge after traffic stop

Geauga County prosecutor facing OVI charge after traffic stop

CHARDON — A county prosecutor in northeast Ohio is facing charges after police say she failed a field sobriety test.WJW-TV reported Thursday tha...

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


Police in Ohio offer tips for ride-share safety

Police in Ohio offer tips for ride-share safety

COLUMBUS — Columbus and Ohio State University police are offering safety tips for using ride-share services after a student apparently got into ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Deal signed for Veterans Affairs’ national archive in Dayton

Deal signed for Veterans Affairs’ national archive in Dayton

DAYTON — Officials say the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ plan to put its national archives in Dayton was firmed up ahead of the new...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Woman charged in murder-for-hire plot pleads guilty

Woman charged in murder-for-hire plot pleads guilty

HAMILTON — A woman accused of arranging to have her estranged husband killed has pleaded guilty to a charge of attempted conspiracy to commit ag...

January 20th, 2017 |  


1 student hurt, another in custody in Logan County school shooting

1 student hurt, another in custody in Logan County school shooting

WEST LIBERTY — A male student who was shot and wounded at an Ohio school was hospitalized Friday, and another student suspected in the shooting ...

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


Ohio’s unemployment remains unchanged for 3rd month

Ohio’s unemployment remains unchanged for 3rd month

COLUMBUS — State officials say Ohio’s unemployment rate was unchanged from November to December.It’s the third straight month the st...

January 20th, 2017 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


The Latest: Reports: Italy avalanche survivor total now 8

FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the avalanche that buried a hotel in central Italy (all times local):1:30 p.m.Italian news reports say the num...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Inauguration Day: Trump to become America’s 45th president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, the real estate mogul and reality television star who upended American politics and energized voters angry with Wash...

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


Inauguration Day: Trump to become America’s 45th president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, the real estate mogul and reality television star who upended American politics and energized voters angry with Wash...

January 20th, 2017 |  


10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. INAUGURATION DAY: TRUMP TO BECOME AMERICA'S ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


The Latest: Early tweet from Trump, ‘It all begins today!’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States (all times local):7:30 a.m.President-elect Do...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Suspect in Florida officer’s slaying faces 5 new charges

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A day after an expletive-laced court appearance on charges he killed his pregnant ex-girlfriend, a fugitive is due in court aga...

January 20th, 2017 |