NEWS


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Takeaways: Angry media to a gift
Helsinki stunner: Trump sells out America

Helsinki stunner: Trump sells out America

President questionsUS intel,not Putin, on Russia 2016 meddlingAssociated PressEds: Updates with GOP criticism. AP Video. With AP Photos.HELSINKI (AP) ...

July 16th, 2018 |  


Regional incumbents dwarf challengers’ finances

Regional incumbents dwarf challengers’ finances

LIMA — From private jets to campaign posters, the latest quarterly campaign finance reports released Sunday reveal major funding differences bet...

July 16th, 2018 |  


Stocks fall as crude oil prices drop 4 percent; banks climb

Stocks fall as crude oil prices drop 4 percent; banks climb

NEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. indexes closed mostly lower Monday as investors bought banks but sold most other types of stocks, including health ca...

July 16th, 2018 |  


Teen suspect in Elida school threat indicted by grand jury

Teen suspect in Elida school threat indicted by grand jury

LIMA — The 19-year-old Lima resident who in early June allegedly threatened to “shoot it up” at Elida schools later this fall has be...

July 16th, 2018 |  


Lower gas prices seen as temporary

Lower gas prices seen as temporary

LIMA — Gas prices have plummeted since last Wednesday, but this break is expected to be temporary, according to Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleu...

July 16th, 2018 |  


Births

Births

8Lima Memorial Health SystemJuly 13 — Melissa and Joseph Brincefield, New Bremen, boy; Sarah Bartchlett and Jeffrey Combs, Findlay, girl.July 14...

July 16th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Chemistry on the court makes Kidd, French winners

Chemistry on the court makes Kidd, French winners

LIMA - Sometimes it doesn’t take long for tennis players to find chemistry on the court.At this weekend’s Lima Area Tennis AssociationR...

July 15th, 2018 |  


Maples’ one-hitter leads Van Wert over Elida in ACME district

Maples’ one-hitter leads Van Wert over Elida in ACME district

Facing elimination against Elida in the District 4 ACME tournament Sunday, Van Wert needed a big pitching performance if the Cougars wanted to keep th...

July 15th, 2018 |  


Truex likes direction he’s going

Truex likes direction he’s going

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. is feeling confident after his most dominant performance this season.That’s understandable, considerin...

July 15th, 2018 |  


France on top of the World after win over Croatia

France on top of the World after win over Croatia

MOSCOW (AP) — Sliding across the rain-soaked turf holding the World Cup trophy tight, teenager Kylian Mbappe and the rest of France’s play...

July 15th, 2018 updated: July 15th, 2018. |  


Peraza’s 5 hits lead Reds past Cardinals, 8-2

Peraza’s 5 hits lead Reds past Cardinals, 8-2

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jose Peraza had a career-best five hits, Scooter Gennett drove in two runs and the Cincinnati Reds waited out a pair of rain de...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Westside takes first overall

Westside takes first overall

WAPAKONETA — The Westside Swim and Racquet Club team snared first place overall at the 37th Elks #54 Invitational/Western Ohio Aquatic League Ch...

July 14th, 2018 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Five generations: Willoughby family

Five generations: Willoughby family

Five generations of the Willoughby family gathered recently: Zachary Willoughby, Tim Willoughby, Nicholas Willoughby, Jack Willoughby and Alexandra Wi...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Real Life Mama: View from their eyes

Real Life Mama: View from their eyes

Just as I was trying on my new swimsuit and quietly criticizing myself for not being smaller here and less curvy there, Maylie came into the room and ...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Ready, set, run

Ready, set, run

DELPHOS — Whether you’re supporting a cause, looking for motivation to keep up with your exercise routine or seeking a way to get started ...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Occupational therapy makes difference

Occupational therapy makes difference

When Marsha Dresbach was young, her grandfather was ill and she decided she wanted to enter the medical field when she was older. During her first qua...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Berdene and Raymond Bernacchi

Berdene and Raymond Bernacchi

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Bernacchi are celebrating 65 years of marriage.Bernacchi and the former Berdene Risser were married July 18, 1953, a...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Eleanor and James Perine

Eleanor and James Perine

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. James Perine are celebrating 60 years of marriage with a family dinner at Beer Barrel.Perine and the former Eleanor Lowery w...

July 14th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Jim Krumel: The ‘potato chip man’ makes a point
Commentary: Seize this moment: 5 ways to improve teacher quality

Commentary: Seize this moment: 5 ways to improve teacher quality

I’ve spent most of my adult life working as an education reporter, including 11 years at the Chicago Tribune. I visited hundreds of classrooms a...

July 15th, 2018 |  


Letter: We’ve had enough of Jim J0rdan

I have been thinking about the reasons Jim Jordan must go.There are the most recent allegations concerning his time as an assistant wrestling coach at...

July 15th, 2018 |  


Cal Thomas: Is Europe awakening to the threat?

Cal Thomas: Is Europe awakening to the threat?

Much of Europe was asleep, or in denial, when the Nazis took power and began rebuilding their military in violation of the Versailles Treaty that brou...

July 14th, 2018 |  


The Trump administration’s burgeoning automotive trade war could threaten U.S. production of some of automakers’ most popular and profitab...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Letter: Hello! Yes, we are awake!

We are awake and tired of the exhausting nonsense about the alleged boogeyman that resides in the oval office. Where are these so-called provable lies...

July 14th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Attendance flat at Cedar Point in 2017

Attendance flat at Cedar Point in 2017

SANDUSKY — Attendance at amusement parks in North America grew a modest 2.3 percent in 2017, buoyed by sharp growth at Walt Disney World’s...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Ask Brianna: How to fight about money and stay madly in love

Ask Brianna: How to fight about money and stay madly in love

“Ask Brianna” is a column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I’m here to help you manage your money, fin...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Land transfers, July 5 to July 11

Land transfers, July 5 to July 11

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running July 5 to July 11. Figures reflect the sell...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, July 13, 2018:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank4.50 / 4....

July 14th, 2018 |  


Legal-Ease: House in the country is no walk in the park

Legal-Ease: House in the country is no walk in the park

A common dream for people in our area is to build a brand-new house in the country. Bringing this dream to a reality is much more difficult than most ...

July 14th, 2018 |  


New Chief service puts shoppers at ease

New Chief service puts shoppers at ease

LIMA — With a summer full of activities and running errands, Chief Markets is enabling customers to cross grocery shopping of their lists with t...

July 13th, 2018 updated: July 13th, 2018. |  


STATE NEWS


One woman dead, Walmart employee injured after being hit by car

One woman dead, Walmart employee injured after being hit by car

MENTOR — A woman was killed and a man was hurt after they were hit by a car Monday afternoon outside a Mentor Walmart, officials said.The uniden...

July 16th, 2018 |  


Bouncer shot and killed outside Irish bar

Bouncer shot and killed outside Irish bar

COLUMBUS (AP) — Police say a bouncer was shot and killed outside a bar in Columbus.The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says Robert Lamont...

July 16th, 2018 |  


6-year-old boy pulled from pool dies at hospital

6-year-old boy pulled from pool dies at hospital

DAYTON (AP) — A coroner’s office says a 6-year-old boy pulled from a swimming pool last week and hospitalized in Dayton has died. The Mont...

July 16th, 2018 |  


Homeless individuals given 72 hours to leave downtown camp

Homeless individuals given 72 hours to leave downtown camp

CINCINNATI (AP) — Dozens of homeless people were given 72 hours to vacate a downtown Cincinnati encampment consisting of tents, furniture and bl...

July 16th, 2018 |  


Owner of Reynoldsburg sober-housing charity accused of abusing, exploiting vulnerable residents

Owner of Reynoldsburg sober-housing charity accused of abusing, exploiting vulnerable residents

REYNOLDSBURG — The Ohio attorney general’s office obtained a restraining order this week against the operators of a local sober-housing ch...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Judge dismisses suit filed by family of man killed by police

Judge dismisses suit filed by family of man killed by police

CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal judge’s ruling dismissing a lawsuit filed by the family of an unarmed black man fatally shot by an Ohio police ...

July 14th, 2018 |