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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: 206. Deaths: 32. Updated 2 p.m. 5/28/20Auglaize County: Cases: 65. Deaths: 3. Updated: 2 p.m. 5/28/...

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



NEWS


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TV weatherman gets prison time
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Child rapist from Lima sentenced to 35 years to life
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Lima Municipal Court records
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. |  


Workers susceptible to COVID-19 face tough choice between health, income

Workers susceptible to COVID-19 face tough choice between health, income

WAYNESFIELD — Wendy Winegardner was always a sickly child.She suffered from frequent bouts of respiratory ailments like bronchitis and strep thr...

May 28th, 2020 |  


Lori Borgman: Does the ‘Best Ever’ game ever end?

Lori Borgman: Does the ‘Best Ever’ game ever end?

The husband has a “Best Grandpa Ever” hat. I happen to know that the same kids who gave him that hat also gave one just like it to their o...

May 28th, 2020 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 26 — Gina and Michael Knott, Delphos, boy.May 27 — Ann and Andrew Baughn, New Bremen, boy;...

May 28th, 2020 |  


Firefighters extinguish accidental fire at Lima’s Dana plant

Firefighters extinguish accidental fire at Lima’s Dana plant

BATH TOWNSHIP — Employees of Dana Corporation evacuated the building after a fire broke out Thursday morning. No employees or fire department pe...

May 28th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


MLB players want additional games

MLB players want additional games

NEW YORK — Baseball players appeared likely to propose increasing the number of regular-season games this year while holding to their demand for...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Mayfield knows future with Browns tied to 2020 performance

Mayfield knows future with Browns tied to 2020 performance

Baker Mayfield went back to his roots during this strange offseason, a time he’s used to reflect and forget a season that didn’t go well f...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Mize may not log time with Mud Hens

Mize may not log time with Mud Hens

In a regular minor-league baseball season, Toledo Mud Hens fans would more than likely have been treated to watching the Detroit Tigers’ top pro...

May 27th, 2020 |  


NASCAR Truck bounty: The stakes just got higher for Kyle Busch and Chase Elliott

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Redemption for Chase Elliott could come before Wednesday night’s Cup Series race. The No. 9 driver will face off against...

May 26th, 2020 |  


Players call MLB economic proposal `extremely disappointing’

Players call MLB economic proposal `extremely disappointing’

NEW YORK (AP) — A rookie at the major league minimum would make a higher percentage of his salary than multimillionaire stars like Mike Trout or...

May 26th, 2020 |  


NHL moves ahead with 24-team playoff format

NHL moves ahead with 24-team playoff format

The NHL will abandon the rest of the regular season and go straight into the playoffs with 24 teams instead of 16 if it is able to resume play.The dec...

May 26th, 2020 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 26 — Gina and Michael Knott, Delphos, boy.May 27 — Ann and Andrew Baughn, New Bremen, boy;...

May 28th, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Prostate biopsy key to diagnosis

Ask a Doctor: Prostate biopsy key to diagnosis

Question: What can Ask a Doctor tell me about a ultrasound-guided transperineal prostate biopsy? Do they put you out for this? How do you feel afterwa...

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


Twin college students on a mission: Make CF represent ‘Cure Found’ rather than Cystic Fibrosis

Twin college students on a mission: Make CF represent ‘Cure Found’ rather than Cystic Fibrosis

ADA — We are Andrea and Alyson Hoffman from Marion, Ohio — the “Hoffman twins,” to which we are most commonly referred. We are...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Quinn on Nutrition: More on calories

Quinn on Nutrition: More on calories

Last week I addressed questions from a reader in Oregon on the subject of calories. A recent step on my own scale reminded me to pay a little more att...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Get This: 53-year-old tortoise left homeless by COVID-19 gets new home

Get This: 53-year-old tortoise left homeless by COVID-19 gets new home

A 53-year-old tortoise left homeless when its owner died of COVID-19 has been adopted by a loving new family.The tortoise, known as Ms. Jennifer, was ...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Billie Eilish’s body is none of your concern

Billie Eilish’s body is none of your concern

Billie Eilish’s new short film lifts a big middle finger to body shaming.On Tuesday, the Grammy-winning “Bad Guy” singer released th...

May 27th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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Ask a Doctor: Prostate biopsy key to diagnosis
Dr. Jessica Johnson: Joy and laughter during COVID-19

Dr. Jessica Johnson: Joy and laughter during COVID-19

Having to self-quarantine during the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in many families spending more quality time with one another. Although we’...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Letter: Editorial stance simply foolish

Letter: Editorial stance simply foolish

In an editorial of May 23rd, “Freedom, Kindness Key in Ohio,” The Lima News editorial board commented as follows:“If someone isnR...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Sherrod Brown:Democrats facingdouble trouble

Rumblings from inside the rotunda at 1 Capitol Square in Columbus: While the presidential election has been completely upended by the coronavirus pand...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Dawn Kessinger: Strangers find common threads – joy, pain

Dawn Kessinger: Strangers find common threads – joy, pain

The Incredible Hulk-like man stood alone in line to get ice cream. No one seemed to have difficulty keeping 6 feet away from him. In fact, most people...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Los Angeles Times: How coronavirus is revealing the problems with ‘fast science’

Los Angeles Times: How coronavirus is revealing the problems with ‘fast science’

Garlic and sesame oil will not, we repeat, will not safeguard you from the new coronavirus, unless the garlic keeps others at a safe distance. Nor is ...

May 26th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


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Ottawa’s Red Pig Inn gets a makeover
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Unemployment hits new highs in April
CEO pay: Gap widens between boss, work force

CEO pay: Gap widens between boss, work force

The typical pay package for CEOs at the biggest U.S. companies topped $12.3 million last year, and the gap between the boss and their workforces widen...

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


Want to go back to the gym? Here’s what to expect in Ohio

Want to go back to the gym? Here’s what to expect in Ohio

LIMA — Group fitness classes are moving outdoors. Personal trainers are going digital. And fitness centers are rearranging their equipment or bl...

May 26th, 2020 updated: May 26th, 2020. |  


Slump in home sales continues as virus hangs around

Slump in home sales continues as virus hangs around

LIMA — Home sales in the Lima region fared slightly better than the statewide average during April, as the real estate market wrestles with a pe...

May 23rd, 2020 |  


PPEC trustees elect new leadership

PPEC trustees elect new leadership

The Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative board of trustees has elected Dr. John Saxton as board chairman; Tim Derck as vice chairman; and Dr. Ronald B...

May 23rd, 2020 |  


Latta earns perfect score from CCAGW

Latta earns perfect score from CCAGW

The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste has named U.S. Rep. Bob Latta as a “Taxpayer Superhero” for his votes to cut government ...

May 23rd, 2020 |  


Cheryl Parson: Scammers try to impersonate contact tracers

Cheryl Parson: Scammers try to impersonate contact tracers

With the onset of the coronavirus era, we’ve had to learn and understand a confusing myriad of new phrases and terms. There are PPPs (Paycheck P...

May 23rd, 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 |