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EDITORIALS

The Lima News editorial policy is independent of political party affiliation. Opinions expressed in the Our View column reflect the view of The Lima News editorial board. Opinions elsewhere on this page are solely those of the writers.

The editorial board includes Doug Olsson, Publisher ([email protected], 567-242-0371); Jim Krumel, Editor ([email protected], 567-242-0391); and Thomas J. Lucente Jr., Night Editor ([email protected], 567-242-0398).

Chicago Tribune: Ford falls behind, but never give up on American ingenuity

MAY 23, 2017 — Tesla, the electric vehicle startup, did something remarkable last month: It surpassed Ford and GM to become the country’s most valuable ...

May 25, 2017 | 


Editorial: Ford falls behind, but never give up on American ingenuity

Tesla, the electric vehicle startup, did something remarkable last month: It surpassed Ford and GM to become the country’s most valuable car company based on ...

May 23, 2017 | 


Editorial: Not where it matters: Cosby can’t make his case outside courtroom

Jury selection was scheduled to get underway Monday at the Allegheny County Courthouse for the sexual assault trial that actor Bill Cosby will face in ...

May 23, 2017 | 


Baltimore Sun: Alternative Fact of the Week: Trump as history’s most victimized president

One newspaper editor described him as a “Simple Susan.” A popular magazine wrote that he should be wearing petticoats instead of “manly garments.” After one ...

May 23, 2017 | 


Chicago Tribune: And now, a special counsel. How Trump still could save his disaster-prone presidency

MAY 18, 2017 — The best Donald Trump can hope for over time is that “10 days in May” becomes shorthand for the darkest period ...

May 22, 2017 | 


Editorial: When businesses step up, a community can benefit

People love feel-good stories, and the philanthropic activities by two Lima companies this month provide that and more. Today’s dedication of Lima Stadium Park would ...

May 21, 2017 | 


Editorial: Healthy ideas welcomed at Allen County Sheriff’s Office

The stereotype of a couple squad cars sitting at the coffee shop may have to be retired in Allen County. It’s just as likely those ...

May 20, 2017 | 


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Reporters ask questions: An outrageous arrest by W.Va. Capitol Police

MAY 16, 2017 — The West Virginia Capitol Police purport to be a bona fide law-enforcement agency. But there’s scant evidence of that. In arresting ...

May 19, 2017 | 


Chicago Tribune: The last living Nuremberg prosecutor tells what he learned

MAY 13, 2017 — Picture yourself at age 27. How do you and your accomplishments compare to those of a young Ben Ferencz? In 1947, ...

May 18, 2017 | 


Chicago Tribune: Republicans’ role in the Trump-Russia investigation

May 13, 2017 — In recent years, Americans have gotten used to seeing partisans in Washington stick with their allies through thick and thin. Barack ...

May 17, 2017 | 


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Letter: Family, friends there to help

I want to thank my daughter Cheryl and my friend Linda Sims and all the others who helped me out after I fell at Lowes. ...

May 25, 2017 | 


Letter: Business is not a good Neighbor

I own a home at the corner of Allentown and Mackenzie Drive in Lima, across from a local business. I am all for striving business ...

May 24, 2017 | 


Letter: ‘Stand your Ground’ a dangerous bill

Ohio House Bill 228, a “Stand Your Ground” bill has been introduced in the Ohio Legislature, and is co-sponsored by four West-Central Ohio representatives. This ...

May 23, 2017 | 


Letter: Say ‘thank you’ to letter carriers

The National Association of Letter Carriers’(NALC) 25th Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive was May 13. The letter csrriers, United Way of Greater Lima, and ...

May 22, 2017 | 


Letter: St. Marys inaction a ‘fool’s parade’

The St. Marys School District Board of Education became a “fool’s parade” at its May 10th meeting due to the action/inaction of three of its ...

May 20, 2017 | 


Letter: Lucente wrong on health care

Once again, I have to disagree with Thomas J. Lucente for stating, as if fact — not just his opinion — that the American people ...

May 20, 2017 | 


Letter: Trump’s actions not surprising

President Trump once famously boasted that he could stand on 5th avenue of Manhattan and shoot someone without loosing any voters. Trump may be right ...

May 20, 2017 | 


Letter: What’s happened to our Lima Mall?

With all of the ceiling leaks and soaked tiles from a failing roof, I would like to know what the air quality is in the ...

May 20, 2017 | 


Letter: Media feeds us garbage

I am so sick and tired of the news media and their negative outlook on President Trump. This garbage about Russia is just what it ...

May 20, 2017 | 


I am writing in response to your article in May 13th’s edition. “Ohio Coroners Need Money.” Sad to say our area and most of Ohio ...

May 17, 2017 |