Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Wednesday, May 20:
Gov. Mike DeWine eased Ohio’s stay-at-home order and travel restrictions from mandatory to strongly recommended Tuesday. He emphasized the coronavirus is not gone, and Ohioans must keep putting the safety of others first to contain its spread. Read more.
A group of minority entrepreneurs organized to support one another through COVID-19 financial hardships. The group, Build Up Lima, plans to give away N-95 masks and $1,000 to start. Read more.
Rhodes State College acknowledged it’s seeing declining enrollment and less money from the state because of the coronavirus pandemic. It did receive stimulus funds and money to help with a pre-apprenticeship program to ease the load. The college is looking to reduce expenses too. The board eliminated eight associate degrees and six certificate programs. Read more.
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A downtown Lima restaurant plans to move to the east side of the city. Teasers Diner is in a legal fight with its landlord and won’t reopen downtown when indoor seating is allowed again Thursday. Read more.
A 16-year-old St. Marys girl was in critical condition Tuesday night after she lost control of her car, went left of center on state Route 364 just west of St. Marys. The Wapakoneta post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said the girl’s vehicle struck an oncoming Jeep on its passenger side. Read more.
Allen County R T A will expand the run times on four routes starting June 1. The routes include North Main, West Market, Northeast/Cool Road and South Metcalf/Shawnee. Read more.
In Sports, area high school senior baseball players may get one last swing of the bat. A series of area all-star baseball games involving recent graduates is in the works. Read more.
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