NEWS


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Ackerman, Glenn promote Lima schools levy renewal

Ackerman, Glenn promote Lima schools levy renewal

LIMA — Lima schools superintendent Jill Ackerman called the 2012 passage of a 5.99-mill operating levy a “blessing,” noting that hel...

September 30th, 2016 |  


McClain Road to be closed Monday

LIMA — McClain Road between Breese and Hume roads will be closed from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday, according to the Allen County Engineer’s...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Auglaize, Hardin counties receive housing grants

WAPAKONETA — The Ohio Development Services Agency has awarded grants totaling almost $25.7 million to 31 communities to construct, repair and re...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Man arrested in Indiana for Celina bank robbery

CELINA — An Indiana man has been charged with robbing the 2nd National Bank in Celina after being stopped by law enforcement in Indiana.Joshuia ...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Police make arrests for Wapak vandalism

WAPAKONETA — Officers from the Wapakoneta Police Department and deputies from the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office served three warrants o...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Shawnee Police adopt state standards

COLUMBUS — The Shawnee Township Police Department recently adopted and implemented state standards established by the Ohio Collaborative Communi...

September 30th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Lima area high school football players of the week

Delphos Jeff stays unbeaten in NWC

DELPHOS — Delphos Jefferson (5-2) improved to 3-0 in Northwest Conference with a 33-3 victory Friday night against Bluffton. Wildcat Hunter Bink...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Bearcats break loose

Bearcats break loose

SPENCERVILLE — Spencerville started the pounding with the Wing-T. Then it finished the night off with the fullhouse.Spencerville’s fullhou...

September 30th, 2016 updated: October 1st, 2016. |  


Wapak powers past Celina

Wapak powers past Celina

CELINA — Whenever there is a good running attack, it’s a sure bet there’s a solid offensive line paving the way.Wapakoneta’s r...

September 30th, 2016 updated: September 30th, 2016. |  


UNOH wins men’s golf tourney

NOVI, Mich. — The 14th-ranked University of Northwestern Ohio men’s golf team won its fourth Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference Jambore...

September 30th, 2016 updated: October 1st, 2016. |  


No doubts, no drama for OSU

No doubts, no drama for OSU

COLUMBUS — The element of surprise would be a most unexpected guest at the table when Ohio State plays Rutgers today at Ohio Stadium.Even the be...

September 30th, 2016 updated: October 1st, 2016. |  


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LIFESTYLE


“The Magnificent Seven” – PG-13

The Story“Bogue had him killed dead in the middle of the street,” says grieving widow Emma Cullen (Haley Bennett). “I seek righteous...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Here Come the Mummies to play Lima Saturday

Here Come the Mummies to play Lima Saturday

LIMA — What better way to bring in the Halloween spookiness than going to see a band wrapped up like mummies?“The show was booked before I...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Marathon hosts Irish dance with a twist

Marathon hosts Irish dance with a twist

FINDLAY — Rockin’ Road to Dublin performs tonight at the Marathon Center For The Performing Arts. They bring a fusion of Celtic rock and I...

September 29th, 2016 updated: September 29th, 2016. |  


‘Amanda Knox’ pulls back the curtain on a media circus

‘Amanda Knox’ pulls back the curtain on a media circus

NEW YORK — Amanda Knox stares into the camera, coolly contemplating how she became a figure of global fascination.“I think people love mon...

September 29th, 2016 updated: September 29th, 2016. |  


Religion briefs

Chicken barbecue to be held at Harrod UCCHARROD — Westminster Christian United Church of Christ, 6845 Faulkner Road, will hold its annual chicke...

September 28th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


OPINION


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Letter: Elida ‘salute’ sends wrong message

It has come to many people in Elida’s attention that a couple of weeks ago at our football game against Wapakoneta, some players on our Elida te...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Letter: Inside Washington game must end

The United States government and public schools together are trying to destroy the morals of the families in United States by systematically using a d...

September 30th, 2016 |  


DEADLINE FORELECTION LETTERSThe Lima News will accept election-related letters from area residents through Oct. 31. Letters must be 275 words or fewer...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Lawrence S. Huffman: Settle in for a long wait

Lawrence S. Huffman: Settle in for a long wait

Those of you who have done some Shakespeare reading will remember that in his famous “to be or not to be” soliloquy, Hamlet is debating wi...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Get This: Two-headed rat snake gets new home at Central Texas zoo

Get This: Two-headed rat snake gets new home at Central Texas zoo

WACO, Texas (AP) — A two-headed rat snake found this month in a Central Texas yard has a new home at a zoo.Officials with the Cameron Park Zoo i...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Orange County (Calif.) Register: Debate answers few of nation’s big questions

SEPT. 27, 2016 — For many years now presidential debates have become entertainment spectacles rather than substantive exchanges of ideas. But pe...

September 30th, 2016 updated: September 30th, 2016. |  


BUSINESS


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Town & Country Flowers moves to new storefront in downtown Bluffton

BLUFFTON — After finding success at its former location, Town & Country Flowers has moved to a new storefront in downtown Bluffton.A ribbon-...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Local housing market rebounds in August

LIMA — After taking a slight hit in July, the regional housing market rebounded in August.According to the Ohio Association of Realtors, the num...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Tech and consumer companies lead US stocks higher

Tech and consumer companies lead US stocks higher

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rebounded Tuesday and climbed after a survey showed consumer confidence is at a nine-year high, a sign Americans wil...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Zombie wars: State law aims to reduce blighted properties

COLUMBUS (AP) — A new state law is being viewed as a national model for eliminating zombies. Zombie properties, that is.A law taking effect Wedn...

September 27th, 2016 |  


US stocks slide as banks tumble on Deutsche Bank worries

US stocks slide as banks tumble on Deutsche Bank worries

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slumped Monday, and banks took the biggest losses. Deutsche Bank plunged as investors worried about the financial he...

September 26th, 2016 |  


STATE NEWS


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October 1st, 2016 |  


California governor OKs sex crime bill tied to Stanford case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has approved two bills that emerged after a former Stanford University swimmer was sentenced t...

October 1st, 2016 |  


US cities increasingly dealing with messy goose poop problem

BOSTON (AP) — Canada geese are loud, aggressive and annoying, but worst of all they poop everywhere — a messy problem vexing cities across the cou...

October 1st, 2016 |  


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October 1st, 2016 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


BC-AP News Digest 7 am

Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT.-------------------------NEW & DEVELOPING------------------...

October 1st, 2016 |  


Albania activists hold protest against waste dumping

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Hundreds of Albanian activists have held a protest in Tirana, the national capital, against a law allowing the importation of...

October 1st, 2016 |  


Egypt arrests 3 reporters conducting street interviews

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian police detained three journalists who were conducting street interviews in downtown Cairo about President Abdel-Fattah el-Siss...

October 1st, 2016 |  


Israel condemns Philippines president for invoking Hitler

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Foreign Ministry says it's "unfortunate" that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte chose to invoke Adolf Hitler and the Ho...

October 1st, 2016 |  


Local Muslims wary of Hungary’s anti-migrant referendum

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Muslims in Hungary say they are wary of the government's anti-migrant referendum which they say has boosted xenophobic feel...

October 1st, 2016 |  


South African universities say academic year is in peril

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African protesters lob rocks at security guards at one of the continent's leading universities. Police fire rubber bullets...

October 1st, 2016 |