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Complete coverage of President Trump’s visit to Lima

Complete coverage of President Trump’s visit to Lima

Check out The Lima News' complete coverage of President Donald Trump's visit to Lima and the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center, including reactions. ...

March 20th, 2019 updated: March 20th, 2019. |  



NEWS


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Trump vows to invest in defense during Lima visit
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Sights, sounds of Trump’s visit to Lima
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Complete coverage of President Trump’s visit to Lima
Enthusiastic crowd cheers on president: ‘This plant would have closed.’

Enthusiastic crowd cheers on president: ‘This plant would have closed.’

LIMA — When President Donald Trump claimed credit for keeping the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center operational, a frequent theme in his Wednes...

March 20th, 2019 updated: March 20th, 2019. |  


Air Force One lands at Allen County Airport

Air Force One lands at Allen County Airport

LIMA — Air Force One, carrying President Donald Trump, touched down at the Allen County Airport at 2:16 p.m. Wednesday.The president’s arr...

March 20th, 2019 |  


Security went off without a hitch during Trump’s visit

Security went off without a hitch during Trump’s visit

FORT SHAWNEE — If at some point late in the afternoon on Wednesday there seemed to be a sudden gust of unexpected wind in Allen County, it just ...

March 20th, 2019 updated: March 20th, 2019. |  


Ohio Dem chairman, labor leaders sound off against Trump

Ohio Dem chairman, labor leaders sound off against Trump

LIMA — Harrod resident Kathy Joseph arrived early at the Plumbers and Pipefitters union hall in Lima on Wednesday morning. She was in search of ...

March 20th, 2019 updated: March 20th, 2019. |  


Mercer County inmate overdoses while behind bars

Mercer County inmate overdoses while behind bars

CELINA — An unnamed inmate at the Mercer County Adult Detention Facility suffered from an apparent overdose Wednesday.According to a news releas...

March 20th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Boys basketball: Crestview fulfills vow

Boys basketball: Crestview fulfills vow

Lots of basketball teams say they’ll be back to go farther next year when they see their season end just short of a trip to the state tournament...

March 20th, 2019 updated: March 20th, 2019. |  


Raiders sign ex-Bengal Vontaze Burfict

Raiders sign ex-Bengal Vontaze Burfict

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Vontaze Burfict, one of the most heavily fined players in the NFL, signed with the Raiders after visiting the facility Tuesday...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Michigan State seniors emerge as standouts

Michigan State seniors emerge as standouts

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Kenny Goins walked on at Michigan State, turning down scholarship offers from Mid-American Conference schools.Matt Mc...

March 18th, 2019 |  


Another great day (or more) at the lanes…

Another great day (or more) at the lanes…

I will admit that I went to 20th Century Lanes on Sunday as a fan.It is a fact that I am not the least bit ashamed of. My original plan was church and...

March 18th, 2019 |  


McIlroy emerges from wild day to win Players Championship

McIlroy emerges from wild day to win Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy made two late birdies amid the wild theatrics of Sunday at The Players Championship and closed with ...

March 17th, 2019 |  


Kyle Busch ties Petty’s record with 200th career NASCAR win

Kyle Busch ties Petty’s record with 200th career NASCAR win

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Busch tied Richard Petty’s NASCAR record with his 200th career victory across the three national series Sunday...

March 17th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Google launches game-streaming platform

Google launches game-streaming platform

NEW YORK — Google on Tuesday unveiled a video-game streaming platform called Stadia, positioning itself to take on the traditional video-game bu...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMarch 18 — Gabrielle Deleon and Brandon Anderson, Lima, girl; Sarah Tice, Continental, girl. .neFile...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemMarch 14 — Verna Kilgore, Lima, girl.March 16 — Michelle and Dan Phipps, Belle Center, girl.Mercy Health-St. R...

March 18th, 2019 |  


Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens to join Country Hall of Fame

Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens to join Country Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country hit-making duo Brooks & Dunn are riding a resurgence of interest in ’90s-era country music with a new album...

March 18th, 2019 |  


Bess and Richard Jordan

Bess and Richard Jordan

CRIDERSVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Richard Jordan are celebrating 50 years of marriage.Jordan and the former Bess Mason were married April 12, 1969, at...

March 16th, 2019 |  


95th birthday: Bertha Smith

95th birthday: Bertha Smith

LIMA — Bertha Mae Smith is celebrating her 95th birthday. A celebration will be held at a later date.She was born March 19, 1924, in Hurtsboro, ...

March 16th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Letter: Riding RTA bus helps explain why it’s needed

Letter: Riding RTA bus helps explain why it’s needed

I support the tax levy for Allen County Regional Transit Authority.Two years ago I broke my foot. I was able to walk, but I was not able to drive. Aft...

March 20th, 2019 |  


Columbus Dispatch: Addictive OxyContin no longer welcome for injured workers

Columbus Dispatch: Addictive OxyContin no longer welcome for injured workers

It is good to see the state of Ohio strive to help injured workers also avoid the added pain of opioid addiction.That’s the intended outcome of ...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Jay Ambrose: Trump, ‘Saturday Night Live’ and no time to laugh

Jay Ambrose: Trump, ‘Saturday Night Live’ and no time to laugh

President Donald Trump recently called for an investigation of “Saturday Night Live” skits that portray him as a fool, and The New York Ti...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Letter: Public needs better information about RTA

Letter: Public needs better information about RTA

Several days ago, an article was published about the RTA by Bill Bellman, who presented a self-uneducated perspective with demands. He has no business...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Letter: Portman knew vote was attack on Trump

Letter: Portman knew vote was attack on Trump

An open letter to Senator Rob Portman:I understand you voted for the bill to stop President Trump’s national emergency declaration, based on con...

March 19th, 2019 |  


John Grindrod: Dreading the potential demise of the sedan

John Grindrod: Dreading the potential demise of the sedan

When it comes to driving, I spend quite a bit of time behind the left side of the windshield. Despite my logging a little over a half century’s ...

March 19th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Tax prep fraud: What it is and how to avoid it

Tax prep fraud: What it is and how to avoid it

LIMA — Tax preparation services often boast of their ability to help individuals claim larger tax refunds, due in large part to unclaimed tax cr...

March 16th, 2019 |  


7 tax changes investors should watch for as they file

Americans will face a slew of new rules during the first tax-filing season with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 in effect. Here’s what changed...

March 16th, 2019 |  


Peacock Water employees receive certification

Peacock Water employees receive certification

MARION — Dylan Runyon and Seth Fairchild, of Peacock Water, received certificates of excellence during a professional service seminar at Kinetic...

March 16th, 2019 |  


Why college students take on loans they can’t repay

Why college students take on loans they can’t repay

Students take on college debt with the best of intentions. They’ve been told that a college degree is a ticket to success. That they should purs...

March 16th, 2019 |  


Liz Weston: Can your employer cure your money woes?

Liz Weston: Can your employer cure your money woes?

Millions of Americans get their health insurance and retirement accounts through their employers. Now some are getting help with their debt.Companies ...

March 16th, 2019 |  


Wieser certified in NAVIO technique

Wieser certified in NAVIO technique

LIMA — The Institute of Orthopedic Surgery/Orthopedic Institute of Ohio’s Dr. Michael J. Wieser is certified in the NAVIO surgical system,...

March 16th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Trump calls GM’s CEO in push to reopen Ohio auto plant

Trump calls GM’s CEO in push to reopen Ohio auto plant

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump stepped up his pressure on General Motors to reopen an Ohio manufacturing plant that recently closed and put...

March 18th, 2019 |  


Cincinnati-area teens combat suicide, mental health issues

Cincinnati-area teens combat suicide, mental health issues

SHARONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Jennifer Wright-Berryman looked over a room packed with Southwest Ohio teenagers sharing stories about the tough busine...

March 17th, 2019 |  


Woman charged in massacre probe wants charges dismissed

Woman charged in massacre probe wants charges dismissed

PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys for a woman facing charges in connection with an Ohio family massacre have filed a motion to have obstruction of ...

March 17th, 2019 |  


After years of writing, woman publishes 1st novel at 95

After years of writing, woman publishes 1st novel at 95

COLUMBUS (AP) — Delana Jensen Close was recently honored for a book that she finished last year at age 95.In 1955, Delana Jensen Close began to ...

March 16th, 2019 |  


Thousands of Outlaws at Dayton funeral

Thousands of Outlaws at Dayton funeral

DAYTON — Illinois, Texas, New York, North Carolina, Wisconsin and Connecticut were among the dozens of states represented at the funeral of the ...

March 16th, 2019 |  


Official wants new ride safety rules for Ohio State Fair

Official wants new ride safety rules for Ohio State Fair

COLUMBUS (AP) — The failure of Ohio State Fair officials to pass on a manufacturer’s warning that chairs on an overhead ride could fall ap...

March 16th, 2019 |