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Bipartisan effort launched to update Ohio crime laws
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Elida board wants reimbursed for charters
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Huffman’s bill would expand school voucher use
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Lima Senior grad offers 4-step process to success
Bipartisan effort launched to update Ohio crime laws

Bipartisan effort launched to update Ohio crime laws

COLUMBUS — Offenders on parole who commit technical violations like missing mandatory meetings wouldn’t automatically be returned to priso...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Elida board wants reimbursed for charters

Elida board wants reimbursed for charters

ELIDA — Elida school board members sent a resonating message to both the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio legislature Tuesday.That mess...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Huffman’s bill would expand school voucher use

Huffman’s bill would expand school voucher use

COLUMBUS — Access to taxpayer-funded vouchers for students to attend private and religious schools would be expanded — regardless of wheth...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Costs may go up for Ohio license plates, driver’s licenses

Costs may go up for Ohio license plates, driver’s licenses

COLUMBUS — Ohio drivers may be paying more to get their license plate or driver’s license under proposed changes to the state transportati...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Controversial anti-crime program to be expanded in Columbus

Controversial anti-crime program to be expanded in Columbus

COLUMBUS — An anti-crime summer initiative by police will be expanded to a year-round program in Ohio’s capital, where it has drawn critic...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Derryberry-Oren reliable as referees
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LCC gets better of Spencerville

Kimbrough’s career night brings honor

FINDLAY — University of Findlay guard Martyce Kimbrough has been named Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference South Division men’...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Hardin Northern turns back Ada

Hardin Northern turns back Ada

BATH TOWNSHIP — The opening night of the 2017 girls’ basketball tournament brings high hopes and perhaps the chance to gain a little reven...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Lima Senior’s James name first team all-TRAC

LIMA — Lima Senior’s Kierre James has been named first team all-Three Rivers Athletic Conference in girls basketball.James teammates Desti...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Tuesday, Feb. 21

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Tuesday, Feb. 21

Boys BasketballAdams Central, Ind. 50, Rockford Parkway 46Akr. Buchtel 71, Tallmadge 65Akr. Coventry 67, Youngs. Mooney 43Akr. Hoban 61, Youngs. Ursul...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Lima area results

Boys BasketballPerry 77, Bath 41At PerryBathHarrison Gough 9, Ryan Gossard 7, Will Clark 7, Kaden Sullivan 7, Devon Kinyon 5, Chad Frey 4, Logan Magru...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Upper Scioto Valley rolls against Perry

Upper Scioto Valley rolls against Perry

HARROD – Upper Scioto Valley got its postseason off in dominating fashion after defeating Perry, 75-18, in the first round of the Division IV Wa...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Lima Policeman Tom Nelson

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemFeb. 21 — Katherine and Robert Glenn, Lima, girl.St. Rita’s Medical CenterFeb. 19 — Holly Draper and Jus...

February 21st, 2017 |  


LSO to perform concert with mystery

LSO to perform concert with mystery

LIMA — A concert with a mystery is what the Lima Symphony Orchestra is offering patrons Saturday night with “Enigma Variations.”R...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Entertainment roundup: ‘Today’ show anchor Hoda Kotb adopts baby girl

Entertainment roundup: ‘Today’ show anchor Hoda Kotb adopts baby girl

NEW YORK — “Today” show host Hoda Kotb says she has adopted a baby girl.The co-anchor of the fourth hour of the NBC morning program ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Birchaven Village hosting educational series for seniors

Birchaven Village hosting educational series for seniors

FINDLAY — Birchaven Village is hosting “Talk About It Tuesdays,” an educational series for seniors on the first and last Tuesday in ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Church cancels 25K tickets bought by scalpers

Church cancels 25K tickets bought by scalpers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country star Eric Church has been battling ticket scalpers for years as his popularity grew and he began selling out arenas. ...

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


OPINION


Letter: American being played as fools

Our new President thinks he is superior over everyone and everything. He lies, so does the people who work for him.The American people need to know th...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Chicago Tribune: Trump can’t ignore the threat Afghanistan poses

FEB. 16, 2017 — The war in Afghanistan, now in its 16th year, is largely out of Americans’ sight and out of mind — a conflict in a f...

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


Cynthia Allen: Will the Trump era create a conundrum for Catholics?

Cynthia Allen: Will the Trump era create a conundrum for Catholics?

Just a week ago, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused to give the go-ahead for President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily blo...

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


Celia Rivenbark: Committed to alternative facts

Celia Rivenbark: Committed to alternative facts

If this whole Trump mess was a movie — and sometimes it feels like it might be — Kellyanne Conway would play the popular mean girl’s...

February 20th, 2017 |  


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 |  


BUSINESS


Fertilizer application training coming to Mt. Victory

Fertilizer application training coming to Mt. Victory

MOUNT VICTORY — The Ohio State University Hardin County Extension will offering free fertilizer applicator certification training from 1 to 3 p....

February 21st, 2017 |  


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. |  


How long should injured pro athletes get workers comp?

How long should injured pro athletes get workers comp?

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Should injured pro athletes be allowed to earn worker compensation benefits until they are 67 years old, like other wor...

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 |  


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. |  


STATE NEWS


Bipartisan effort launched to update Ohio crime laws

Bipartisan effort launched to update Ohio crime laws

COLUMBUS — Offenders on parole who commit technical violations like missing mandatory meetings wouldn’t automatically be returned to priso...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Huffman’s bill would expand school voucher use

Huffman’s bill would expand school voucher use

COLUMBUS — Access to taxpayer-funded vouchers for students to attend private and religious schools would be expanded — regardless of wheth...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Costs may go up for Ohio license plates, driver’s licenses

Costs may go up for Ohio license plates, driver’s licenses

COLUMBUS — Ohio drivers may be paying more to get their license plate or driver’s license under proposed changes to the state transportati...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Controversial anti-crime program to be expanded in Columbus

Controversial anti-crime program to be expanded in Columbus

COLUMBUS — An anti-crime summer initiative by police will be expanded to a year-round program in Ohio’s capital, where it has drawn critic...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Fiery crash leaves 1 dead, 3 hurt in Akron

Fiery crash leaves 1 dead, 3 hurt in Akron

AKRON — Authorities in Akron say a multiple vehicle crash has left one person dead and three injured.Fire officials say an accident involving fo...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Toledo City Council votes to fund more police body cameras

Toledo City Council votes to fund more police body cameras

TOLEDO — Toledo city officials have voted to fund the purchase of more body cameras for police.WTOL-TV reports that Toledo City Council voted un...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


The Latest: Police: About 20 fires set at Dakota Access camp

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on plans to close a protest encampment near the Dakota Access pipeline construction site in North Dakota (all times...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has lifted federal guidelines that said transgender students should be allowed to use public school bathr...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Oklahoma court favors church in Syrian torture lawsuit

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man from Syria who says he was tortured in his home country after converting to Christianity has no legal recourse against an...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Cuban dissidents honor OAS secretary-general denied entry

HAVANA (AP) — A group of Cuban dissidents on Wednesday recognized the secretary-general of the Organization of American States for defending human r...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Immigrants fearing deportation under Trump change routines

In Orange County, California, dozens of immigrant parents have signed legal documents authorizing friends and relatives to pick up their children from...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Most oil pipeline opponents leave North Dakota protest camp

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Most of the Dakota Access pipeline opponents abandoned their protest camp Wednesday ahead of a government deadline to get o...

February 22nd, 2017 |