Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Friday, June 5.
Politicians, civil rights legends and celebrities joined family members Thursday to mourn George Floyd in ways rousing and uplifting. Read more.
An Ohio House committee is looking into the ramifications of a bill that could reduce funding to colleges and universities. Rhodes State College is currently building a downtown facility but that project might be held up due to funding concerns. Read more.
Shelly Wire men was sentenced Thursday to four years on probation on charges of child endangerment. She had originally been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of her infant son. Read more.
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The number of new unemployment claims in Ohio last week fell for the ninth straight week. Total claims since the coronavirus crisis began are now approaching 1.3 million. Read more.
A 2018 state audit of the Allen County Regional Transit Authority found the organization paid more than two thousand dollars in late fees. The former fiscal officer has been blamed. Read more.
A Lima man received the minimum sentence for robbing and kidnapping a college student in 2018. His supporters applauded the judge’s decision. Read more.
In Sports, the Lima Junior Golf Association season began with the Eagles airy three seventy Open held Thursday at Tam a rack Golf Club. Ninety-two young players participated. Read more.
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