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Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

• COVID-19 cases, deathsAllen County: Cases: 348. Deaths: 41. Updated 2 p.m. 7/10/20Auglaize County: Cases: 112. Deaths: 4. Updated 2 p.m. 7/10/...

July 10th, 2020 |  



NEWS


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Real Wheels: Lima man loves his 1963 Cutlass convertible

Real Wheels: Lima man loves his 1963 Cutlass convertible

LIMA — David Shepherd, of Lima, owns this 1963 Oldsmobile F85 Cutlass convertible. He recently brought it to the Buffalo Wild Wings Cruise-In, h...

July 10th, 2020 |  


Storms, high winds leave little damage in their wake

Storms, high winds leave little damage in their wake

VAN WERT — Storms passing through Northwest Ohio on Thursday and Friday dropped varying amounts of rainfall on the area but resulted in little s...

July 10th, 2020 |  


One dead from Thursday crash in Ada

One dead from Thursday crash in Ada

ADA — A two-car traffic accident in the village of Ada on Thursday left one person dead and two people injured.According to a statement issued b...

July 10th, 2020 |  


Juvenile boys reported missing from Mercer County

Juvenile boys reported missing from Mercer County

CELINA — Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey is seeking help from the public in locating two juvenile males, both of whom are missing from a foster ...

July 10th, 2020 |  


Allen County 911 Governing Board to meet

Allen County 911 Governing Board to meet

LIMA — The Allen County 911 Governing Board will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, at the EMA Office, 333 N. Main St., Lima. .neFileBlock { m...

July 10th, 2020 |  


Car Talk: There are fruit flies all over this truck!

Car Talk: There are fruit flies all over this truck!

Dear Car Talk:I am at my wits’ end with this. I have fruit flies all over the cabin of my 2012 GMC Sierra 1500.I never ever eat fruit to begin w...

July 10th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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MLB releases 2021 schedule
Indians’ Reyes sorry for not wearing mask while attending party

Indians’ Reyes sorry for not wearing mask while attending party

CLEVELAND — Franmil Reyes’ first error this season was in judgment.The Indians’ free-swinging slugger and outfielder apologized Thur...

July 9th, 2020 |  


Morikawa ahead at Muirfield

Morikawa ahead at Muirfield

DUBLIN — Collin Morikawa didn’t get rattled by his first missed cut as a pro or his first time playing Muirfield Village.Morikawa finally ...

July 9th, 2020 |  


Big Ten alters fall schedules

Big Ten alters fall schedules

The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday it will not play nonconference games in football and several other sports this fall, the most dramatic move ...

July 9th, 2020 updated: July 9th, 2020. |  


Ohio State halts athletic workouts after undisclosed number of positive COVID-19 tests

Ohio State halts athletic workouts after undisclosed number of positive COVID-19 tests

COLUMBUS — Ohio State became the latest athletic program to experience a COVID-19 related setback in its effort to resume athletic activities.Th...

July 8th, 2020 |  


Muirfield Village adapts to being 2 tourney host

Muirfield Village adapts to being 2 tourney host

Muirfield Village will look the same to those watching at home, minus the grandstands and thousands of spectators spread across the course Jack Nickla...

July 8th, 2020 |  


Gray to start Reds’ opener

Gray to start Reds’ opener

CINCINNATI — Sonny Gray knows what it’s like to start a season opener in front of a crowd, having done it twice with Oakland. His third ti...

July 8th, 2020 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Best of the Region: Quiz
Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterJuly 8 — Delannie and Chrles Becker, Delphos, girl; Paige and Taylor Glick, Cridersville, twin girl...

July 9th, 2020 |  


Asian American girls saw pivotal icon in ‘Baby-Sitters Club’

Asian American girls saw pivotal icon in ‘Baby-Sitters Club’

Author Ann M. Martin had no master plan when she decided to make one of the core members of “The Baby-Sitters Club” a Japanese American gi...

July 9th, 2020 |  


Get This: A lap dance with a masked stripper?

Get This: A lap dance with a masked stripper?

MIAMI (TNS) — Burning question answered.Yes, you can get a lap dance during the age of coronavirus.If you feel so inclined to pop in to one of a...

July 9th, 2020 |  


Best of the Region: Quiz

Best of the Region: Quiz

Best of the Region, featuring our readers’ favorite things in the area, will be published Sunday, July 26. We asked for your opinions on 75 cate...

July 9th, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Sleep apnea – living in a daze

Ask a Doctor: Sleep apnea – living in a daze

Question: My husband’s sleep apnea machine is collecting dust at the bottom of a closet. I seem like treating this was the rage a few years ago ...

July 8th, 2020 |  


With a satirical fictional memoir, Jim Carrey gets real

With a satirical fictional memoir, Jim Carrey gets real

NEW YORK — When Jim Carrey and Dana Vachon handed in the book they had toiled on for eight years — a satirical “anti-memoir” a...

July 8th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Lori Borgman: Family dinners artwork of a different sort

Lori Borgman: Family dinners artwork of a different sort

It has happened again — another blob of spaghetti stuck to the kitchen wall. Same location-in the corner next to the highchair. Same suspect-rou...

July 9th, 2020 |  


Editorial: The Supreme Court bolsters democracy by letting states curb ‘faithless electors’

Editorial: The Supreme Court bolsters democracy by letting states curb ‘faithless electors’It’s unfortunately beyond the power of th...

July 9th, 2020 |  


Letter: We must demand a better future

Letter: We must demand a better future

The June rallies in Lima showed that we, as a community, want to see action to address racism and build a better world.What do those changes look like...

July 8th, 2020 |  


Letter: Compassion? I don’t think so

Letter: Compassion? I don’t think so

The Democrat Party promotes itself as the compassionate party. Democrats always cite their strong compassion for …• victims of racism R...

July 8th, 2020 |  


Letter: Don’t need another you

Letter: Don’t need another you

People are different - Celebrate the differenceWe have access to a lot of news on the local, state, regional and national levels. We all watch our TV ...

July 8th, 2020 |  


Letter: It took a thief just 3 minutes

Letter: It took a thief just 3 minutes

You probably didn’t need the 2 yellow crocks you stole. I purchased the crocks and some other items on a Saturday at the Brubaker auction.The it...

July 8th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Lima’s ‘Pitchfest’ returns in September

Lima’s ‘Pitchfest’ returns in September

LIMA — The Walter C. Potts Entrepreneur-Incubator Technology Center is reviving its Pitchfest competition this fall to support startup and emerg...

July 9th, 2020 updated: July 9th, 2020. |  


Data: Congress created virus aid, then reaped the benefits

Data: Congress created virus aid, then reaped the benefits

WASHINGTON — At least a dozen lawmakers have ties to organizations that received federal coronavirus aid, according to newly released government...

July 7th, 2020 |  


Ohio extends jobless benefits by another 20 weeks

Ohio extends jobless benefits by another 20 weeks

LIMA — Ohioans who exhaust their regular unemployment benefits and the 13 weeks of federal Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) m...

July 6th, 2020 updated: July 6th, 2020. |  


OSHA cites Boomerang Rubber for safety violations

OSHA cites Boomerang Rubber for safety violations

BOTKINS — Boomerang Rubber Inc. has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for exposin...

July 6th, 2020 |  


Land transfers, June 25-July 1

Land transfers, June 25-July 1

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running June 25 through July 1. Figures reflect the...

July 4th, 2020 |  


Cheryl Parson: Resist falling for work-from-home scams

Cheryl Parson: Resist falling for work-from-home scams

Our economy has taken a beating during the coronavirus shutdown. The efforts to blunt the spread of the virus has resulted in the highest unemployment...

July 4th, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


DeWine: Ohio’s colleges up to reopening challenge

DeWine: Ohio’s colleges up to reopening challenge

COLUMBUS — Gov. Mike DeWine acknowledges the risks of reopening college campuses, but he said the state’s private and public colleges and ...

July 10th, 2020 |  


Student health boss cited for not reporting doc’s misconduct

Student health boss cited for not reporting doc’s misconduct

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State student health director is facing potential discipline from the state medical board for knowing but fa...

July 9th, 2020 |  


Protesters injured during clashes with Columbus police sue

Protesters injured during clashes with Columbus police sue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A group of anti-racism protesters has filed a federal lawsuit in Ohio seeking monetary damages for injuries sustained in c...

July 9th, 2020 |  


Portman visits CVNP after Senate passage of parks act

Portman visits CVNP after Senate passage of parks act

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) visited Cuyahoga Valley National Park with the Conservancy for CVNP on Wednesday to see how the Restore Our Parks Act w...

July 8th, 2020 |  


Akron launches new program to support public art

Akron launches new program to support public art

AKRON, Ohio – Akron has adopted a new public art program to be funded by so-called tax-increment financing, and that will include a governance s...

July 8th, 2020 |  


Police chief ‘improvement plan’ urged after racist remarks

Police chief ‘improvement plan’ urged after racist remarks

WEST CHESTER TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police chief accused by his two captains of a pattern of racism, sexism and other misconduct should t...

July 8th, 2020 |