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Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic Video Attached

• COVID-19 cases, deathsAllen County: Cases: 211. Deaths: 32. Updated 2 p.m. 5/30/20Auglaize County: Cases: 73. Deaths: 3. Updated: 2 p.m. 5/30/...

May 30th, 2020 |  



NEWS


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Anger swallows Columbus
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Ohio rejected 5,500 ballots
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Lima sees peaceful protest

Nominations being accepted for Natural Resources Hall of Fame

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is now accepting nominations for the Ohio Natural Resources Hall of Fame.For more than 50 ye...

May 30th, 2020 |  


David Trinko: An introvert celebrates social distancing

David Trinko: An introvert celebrates social distancing

Everyone should be 6 feet apart? Don’t touch other people? You don’t have to shake hands?It turns out I’ve been practicing social di...

May 30th, 2020 |  


DeWine regrets not addressing Floyd killing sooner

DeWine regrets not addressing Floyd killing sooner

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Admonishing himself for not addressing the death of George Floyd sooner, Gov. Mike DeWine acknowledged the pain and anger felt ...

May 30th, 2020 |  


COLUMBUS, Ohio — U.S. Rep Joyce Beatty, Franklin County Commissioner Kevin Boyce Columbus City Council President Shannon Hardin were among those...

May 30th, 2020 |  


Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

• COVID-19 cases, deathsAllen County: Cases: 211. Deaths: 32. Updated 2 p.m. 5/30/20Auglaize County: Cases: 73. Deaths: 3. Updated: 2 p.m. 5/30/...

May 30th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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Lima area golf course capsules
Golf plays through pandemic

Golf plays through pandemic

The rules of golf remain unchanged. But the rules golf courses must follow have changed dramatically in response to the coronavirus pandemic.The pande...

May 30th, 2020 updated: May 30th, 2020. |  


Lima Warriors call off season

Lima Warriors call off season

LIMA — The Lima Warriors semi-professional football team has called off its 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Warriors plan to retur...

May 29th, 2020 updated: May 30th, 2020. |  


Switch should benefit Ohio State’s Browning

Switch should benefit Ohio State’s Browning

COLUMBUS — Baron Browning is one of two defensive five-stars left from Ohio State football’s No. 2 rated 2017 recruiting class.Browning ca...

May 29th, 2020 updated: May 29th, 2020. |  


Lima area sports calendar

Lima area sports calendar

Note: Events may be canceled due to coronavirus outbreak. Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be ...

May 29th, 2020 |  


Alleged wildlife violations are disturbing

Alleged wildlife violations are disturbing

Three alleged incidents of cruelty to wildlife are troubling.One occurred in Ohio and the others in Michigan and Pennsylvania. Two of the alleged viol...

May 29th, 2020 |  


NCAA works to bring athletes back to campus

NCAA works to bring athletes back to campus

The NCAA released a long and detailed plan Friday to help schools bring back athletes to campus during a pandemic.While schools will need to have test...

May 29th, 2020 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Brenda and Anthony Wilkerson

Brenda and Anthony Wilkerson

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Wilkerson are celebrating 30 years of marriage.Wilkerson and the former Brenda Jennings were married May 26, 1990, a...

May 30th, 2020 |  


David Trinko: An introvert celebrates social distancing

David Trinko: An introvert celebrates social distancing

Everyone should be 6 feet apart? Don’t touch other people? You don’t have to shake hands?It turns out I’ve been practicing social di...

May 30th, 2020 |  


Lima Public Library Book Reviews

Lima Public Library Book Reviews

FictionThe American Fiancée by Eric DupontOver the course of the 20th century, three generations of the Lamontagnes will weather love, passion, j...

May 30th, 2020 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemMay 20 — Courtney and Chris Huffer, Lima, boy.May 21 — Kelsey Lutz, Kenton, boy; Kailynn Matthews, St. Marys, b...

May 29th, 2020 |  


On Lady Gaga’s new ‘Chromatica’ album, a star is reborn on the dance floor

On Lady Gaga’s new ‘Chromatica’ album, a star is reborn on the dance floor

Lady Gaga released her new album, “Chromatica,” on Thursday night, marking a pronounced return to the sleek dance-pop sound that made her ...

May 29th, 2020 |  


Get This: Snake interrupts New Mexico elementary school Zoom lesson

Get This: Snake interrupts New Mexico elementary school Zoom lesson

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico elementary school teacher on Zoom with students had a lesson interrupted thanks to an uninvited guest: a bu...

May 29th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Column: A GOP smackdown at Ohio Statehouse?

Column: A GOP smackdown at Ohio Statehouse?

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Freshman state Rep. Jon Cross, a Republican from Kenton, wanted to make one thing clear just before Memorial Day.“I’...

May 30th, 2020 |  


William King column: We are all duty-bound to remember our fallen

William King column: We are all duty-bound to remember our fallen

For many Americans, Memorial Day marked the start of summer. It is a well-earned day off – a day to spend precious time with friends and family ...

May 30th, 2020 |  


Legal-Ease: Standards for government agents other than law enforcement

Legal-Ease: Standards for government agents other than law enforcement

Last week presented us with one of the starkest contrasts in the actions of government agents in recent memory. In Minnesota, a man was suffocated to ...

May 30th, 2020 |  


Ken Pollitz: If the script fits, wear it

Ken Pollitz: If the script fits, wear it

Actor Daniel Craig, of James Bond fame, is quoted as having once said, “Good scripts are hard to find.” Without any permission from this ...

May 29th, 2020 |  


Timothy L. O’Brien: Twitter has little to fear from Trump

Timothy L. O’Brien: Twitter has little to fear from Trump

Donald Trump was at the steering wheel as we drove through the rain together on a New Jersey highway in 2005. He had recently considered taking the st...

May 29th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


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Land transfers, May 21-27
Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, May 22, 2020:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %State Bank3.00/2.50%Superior...

May 30th, 2020 |  


Legal-Ease: Standards for government agents other than law enforcement

Legal-Ease: Standards for government agents other than law enforcement

Last week presented us with one of the starkest contrasts in the actions of government agents in recent memory. In Minnesota, a man was suffocated to ...

May 30th, 2020 |  


Small business series moves online

Small business series moves online

LIMA — The Walter C. Potts Entrepreneur Center’s small business information series will resume online June 2.Series schedule:June 2: Launc...

May 29th, 2020 |  


Ottawa’s Red Pig Inn gets a makeover

Ottawa’s Red Pig Inn gets a makeover

OTTAWA — There’s always a twinge of danger when you try to change an icon. Even if it’s the “Pig.”The new owners of the ...

May 28th, 2020 updated: May 28th, 2020. |  


Unemployment hits new highs in April

Unemployment hits new highs in April

EAST LIBERTY — Some 7,200 people here in Logan County were out of work in April, a number that was bumped up considerably by Honda’s manuf...

May 27th, 2020 updated: May 27th, 2020. |  


For the first time, woman is top paid CEO

For the first time, woman is top paid CEO

For the first time since the AP’s annual pay survey began in 2011, a woman is at the top of the list: Lisa Su of Advanced Micro Devices. She had...

May 27th, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


‘Master Thief’ burglar hopes to catch break on sentence

‘Master Thief’ burglar hopes to catch break on sentence

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A self-described “master thief” career criminal is hoping to catch a break on his prison sentence from burglar...

May 28th, 2020 |  


Ohio ranks high with 65% completing census 2020 so far

Ohio ranks high with 65% completing census 2020 so far

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Coronavirus-related restrictions came to Ohio in March about the same time census 2020 questionnaires and instructions were landing ...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Ohio Senate passes bill restricting elections changes

Ohio Senate passes bill restricting elections changes

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Senate on Wednesday passed a bill that would prevent any state official from changing the time, place or manner of the...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Ohio eliminates jobs at state police training academy

Ohio eliminates jobs at state police training academy

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio attorney general has eliminated 39 jobs at the state’s police officer training academy outside Columbus as it re...

May 27th, 2020 |  


ODNR wildlife chief cleared of charge

ODNR wildlife chief cleared of charge

COLUMBUS — Division of Wildlife Chief Kendra Wecker has been cleared of an alleged hunting violation after an investigation conducted by the Ohi...

May 26th, 2020 |  


FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby is canceled

FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby is canceled

The last time the gravity-powered derby cars failed to rumble down the famed hill at Akron’s Derby Downs, America was at war.The hill and grands...

May 26th, 2020 |