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YOUTH PROFILE: Teen builds dugout benches at Harrod Park for Eagle Scout project

YOUTH PROFILE: Teen builds dugout benches at Harrod Park for Eagle Scout project

HARROD — While helping out in the concession stand at Harrod Park during the summer, Derek Koehlinger saw many opportunities for helping spruce ...

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


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 |  


Findlay police searching for 3-year-old girl

Findlay police searching for 3-year-old girl

FINDLAY — The Findlay Police Department has issued a missing child report on Mila Ochoa, age 3, of Findlay.She has been missing since March 13. ...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Delphos library hosts grilled cheese day

Delphos library hosts grilled cheese day

DELPHOS — The Delphos Public Library hosts grilled cheese day at 3 p.m. April 12 in the teen room.Teens will make and eat grilled cheese sandwic...

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 |  


SPORTS


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 |  


Bluffton University gets two softball shutout

BLUFFTON — Great pitching and solid offensive play by the host Beavers keyed an 8-0 mercy-rule victory in game one and a 7-0 win in the second g...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Lima area results

High SchoolsSoftballShelby County 6, Bath 2Shelby`—`6`5`1Bath`—`2`5`3WP–Kanzig. LP–Cozart.2B–Taylor (S); Heminger (B), A...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Oregon stuns Kansas in regional finals

Oregon stuns Kansas in regional finals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas’ romp through the NCAA Tourname...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Elida off to 2-0 start in softball

Elida off to 2-0 start in softball

ELIDA — It was the first game of the season with a first-year head coach for the Elida softball program Saturday.With several returners back, he...

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

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 |  


Letter: Truman right on political correctness

For the past eight years I’ve assumed the term political correctness was created by a group of societal engineers at a wine tasting party. Howev...

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


The Latest: Memorial outside nightclub mourns slain man

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on the nightclub shooting in Cincinnati (all times local):8:30 a.m.Four candles illuminate a makeshift memorial on a fo...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Global Jewish group celebrates new Central Europe office

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The American Jewish Committee, a global Jewish advocacy organization, is celebrating the opening of a new Central Europe offic...

March 27th, 2017 |  


The Latest: Multiple rounds of severe storms in US forecast

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather affecting parts of the United States (all times local):7:05 a.m.Forecasters say strong storms that...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny gets 15 days in jail

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who organized a wave of nationwide protests against government corruption that rattled autho...

March 27th, 2017 |  


The Latest: Saudi king arrives in Jordan for Arab Summit

DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — The Latest on the Arab Summit held in Jordan (all times local):2:40 p.m.Saudi Arabia's King Salman has received a royal welc...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Poland questions legality of Tusk’s EU re-election

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's foreign minister on Monday challenged the legality of Donald Tusk's re-election to a top European Union job, saying t...

March 27th, 2017 |