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On Day One, Biden targets Trump policies on climate, virus

On Day One, Biden targets Trump policies on climate, virus

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is moving swiftly to dismantle Donald Trump’s legacy on his first day in office, signing a series of exec...

January 20th, 2021 |  


Biden inaugural: Abrupt pivot to civility in post-Trump era

Biden inaugural: Abrupt pivot to civility in post-Trump era

WASHINGTON — Washington couldn’t turn the page quickly enough from Donald Trump to President Joe Biden.Trump’s voice faded from the ...

January 20th, 2021 |  


For a splintered nation, a delicate moment of continuity

For a splintered nation, a delicate moment of continuity

When it gazes into the mirror, the United States does not generally see a land of process and procedure. It sees what it has wanted to see since the b...

January 20th, 2021 updated: January 20th, 2021. |  


Inauguration sows doubt among QAnon conspiracy theorists

Inauguration sows doubt among QAnon conspiracy theorists

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — For years, legions of QAnon conspiracy theory adherents encouraged one another to “trust the plan” as they waite...

January 20th, 2021 updated: January 20th, 2021. |  


Biden repudiates white supremacy, calls for racial justice

Biden repudiates white supremacy, calls for racial justice

Rare for an inaugural address, President Joe Biden issued a strong repudiation of white supremacy and domestic terrorism seen on the rise under Donald...

January 20th, 2021 updated: January 20th, 2021. |  


World hopes for renewed cooperation under new US president

World hopes for renewed cooperation under new US president

MEXICO CITY — Leaders across the globe welcomed the arrival of U.S. President Joe Biden and the end of the often confrontational presidency of D...

January 20th, 2021 updated: January 20th, 2021. |  


SPORTS


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Chiefs’ Henne goes from backup QB to playoff stage

Chiefs’ Henne goes from backup QB to playoff stage

Chad Henne came off the bench cold in the heat of a tense playoff game and delivered the game-sealing plays for Kansas City in his most consequential ...

January 20th, 2021 |  


Berry praises Mayfield, won’t discuss plans

Berry praises Mayfield, won’t discuss plans

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield checked every box for the Browns this season: he matured as a player, took them back to the playoffs, solidified...

January 20th, 2021 |  


Roundup: Perry edges Minster in boys basketball

Roundup: Perry edges Minster in boys basketball

PERRY TOWNSHIP — The Commodores outscored Minster 10-6 in the fourth quarter to earn a 42-40 boys high school basketball victory Tuesday night.P...

January 20th, 2021 updated: January 20th, 2021. |  


Boys basketeball: Late bucket lifts Lima Central Catholic past Delphos St. John’s

Boys basketeball: Late bucket lifts Lima Central Catholic past Delphos St. John’s

DELPHOS — For much of the season, Lima Central Catholic has relied on Rossy Moore to deliver wins. Against Delphos St. John’s in the annua...

January 19th, 2021 |  


College basketball: No. 15 Ohio State falls to Purdue

College basketball: No. 15 Ohio State falls to Purdue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With the clock ticking down to the single digits, the score tied and the ball in his hands, Jaden Ivey had no doubt what w...

January 19th, 2021 |  


‘Radar’ Williamson helps to develop Lima’s hoops talent

‘Radar’ Williamson helps to develop Lima’s hoops talent

Lima’s reputation for producing great basketball players didn’t happen by accident and the phenomena didn’t begin recently. If you f...

January 19th, 2021 updated: January 19th, 2021. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Lima Public Library Book Reviews

Lima Public Library Book Reviews

FictionBlack Sun by Rebecca RoanhorseIn the holy city of Tova, the winter solstice is usually a time for celebration and renewal, but this year it coi...

January 17th, 2021 |  


Gloria and John Boop

Gloria and John Boop

UNIOPOLIS — Mr. and Mrs. John Boop are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A quiet dinner for the couple is planned.Boop and the former Gloria Mih...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Mary Margaret and Robert Stolly

Mary Margaret and Robert Stolly

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Stolly are celebrating 65 years of marriage.Stolly and the former Mary Margaret Winkler were married Jan. 21, 1956...

January 16th, 2021 |  


A changing church: Pandemic spurs faith groups to learn technology

A changing church: Pandemic spurs faith groups to learn technology

LIMA — Kris Browning, lead pastor of Shawnee Alliance Church, laughs when he thinks about retiring in 35 years or so and helping a new pastor tr...

January 16th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: Lessons learned from labels on salad dressing

David Trinko: Lessons learned from labels on salad dressing

Two of my daughters were sitting at the dinner table, looking at the nutrition facts on the back of a bottle of ranch salad dressing.They started talk...

January 16th, 2021 |  


J.Lo, Gaga to perform at inauguration

J.Lo, Gaga to perform at inauguration

The A-list is back. How A-list? Try Lady Gaga and J. Lo. Inauguration officials announced Thursday that the glittery duo would appear in person on Jan...

January 15th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Trump leaves the White House as he came in: Isolated and unpredictable

Trump leaves the White House as he came in: Isolated and unpredictable

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump exits the White House after four years of tumult much as he arrived, with only a handful of loyalists and fa...

January 19th, 2021 |  


Ron Lora: Biden calls climate change a top priority

Ron Lora: Biden calls climate change a top priority

The horrible toll the pandemic is taking may lead us to overlook a longer-term crisis. President-elect Joe Biden has repeatedly stated the two most cr...

January 18th, 2021 |  


Letter: Truth matters, Jim Jordan

Letter: Truth matters, Jim Jordan

Hey Jim Jordan, why don’t you stop lying? Truth matters.There are plenty of photographs of you out there with a megaphone, promoting “Stop...

January 18th, 2021 |  


Jerry Zezima: It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad tooth

Jerry Zezima: It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad tooth

When it comes to mad scientists, there was no one madder than the Invisible Man, whose Hollywood smile couldn’t be seen because, of course, he w...

January 18th, 2021 |  


Dr. Jessica Johnson: The fierce urgency of now.

Dr. Jessica Johnson: The fierce urgency of now.

“We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now.”As we celebrate Martin Luther Ki...

January 17th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Stately Richfield has comfortable living

Stately Richfield has comfortable living

An artful arrangement of brick and glass blends to give the Richfield a look that’s at once stately and welcoming. Handsome masonry columns supp...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Cheryl Parson: 2020’s top 5 scams

Cheryl Parson: 2020’s top 5 scams

It’s pretty much a consensus the best thing about 2020 was seeing it in our rearview mirrors. It was a year packed with tumult. COVID-19 dominat...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Land transfers, Jan. 7-13

Land transfers, Jan. 7-13

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Jan. 7 through Jan. 13. Figures reflect the...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Legal-Ease: Waking the sleeping dogs of rural septic systems

Legal-Ease: Waking the sleeping dogs of rural septic systems

Sewage is generally classified into two categories. The first category is storm sewage, sometimes called stormwater sewage. This is sewage that result...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Hyundai, Ford F-150, Mustang Mach-E take North American Car, Truck, Utility of Year Awards

Hyundai, Ford F-150, Mustang Mach-E take North American Car, Truck, Utility of Year Awards

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. took two of three of the 2021 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year Awards announced Monday.The Hyu...

January 15th, 2021 |  


Allen County companies land $250K in JobsOhio inclusion grants

Allen County companies land $250K in JobsOhio inclusion grants

LIMA — Seven Allen County companies are set to receive $25,000 and $50,000 grants for manufacturing development projects through a new JobsOhio ...

January 12th, 2021 updated: January 12th, 2021. |  


STATE NEWS


Chief: Man who killed officer had vowed not to go to jail

Chief: Man who killed officer had vowed not to go to jail

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A man who charged out of his house and shot and killed an Ohio police officer after a two-hour standoff had repeatedly made ...

January 20th, 2021 |  


DeWine rejects list of nominees for Ohio utility commission

DeWine rejects list of nominees for Ohio utility commission

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine faced swift criticism from consumer advocates Wednesday after he rejected the entire slate of candid...

January 20th, 2021 |  


Most Ohio schools plan return to some in-person learning

Most Ohio schools plan return to some in-person learning

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nearly all Ohio school districts have told the state they plan to return to in-person learning in some form as of March 1,...

January 19th, 2021 |  


Unemployment benefits scams spike around Ohio, targeting even Gov. Mike DeWine

Unemployment benefits scams spike around Ohio, targeting even Gov. Mike DeWine

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Unemployment benefits fraud is so widespread in Ohio that Gov. Mike DeWine, First Lady Fran DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted each h...

January 19th, 2021 |  


Ohio purges 97,795 inactive voter registrations from rolls

Ohio purges 97,795 inactive voter registrations from rolls

Ohio has completed a purge of 97,795 voter registrations, its first mass cancellation of inactive voters since the 2020 election.Elections officials h...

January 19th, 2021 |  


Columbus health commissioner: Early stand-by list for COVID vaccine was a ‘misstep’

Columbus health commissioner: Early stand-by list for COVID vaccine was a ‘misstep’

When patients fail to show for their COVID-19 vaccination and the shots are set to expire, Columbus Public Health turns to a wait list of patients to ...

January 17th, 2021 |