Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Saturday, June 20.
Protests on Friday highlighted allegations of systemic racism at the Ford Lima Engine Plant. People drew attention to the issues like a lack of diversity and alleged racist incidents. Read more.
Juneteenth may have lacked the crowds but organizers aimed to keep the energy going in honor of the holiday. A small gathering was held at Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Center Park Friday. Read more.
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Ohio Republicans on Friday censured a former party head. He has drawn scorn for campaigning against Donald Trump’s reelection and asking GOP voters to pick Democrat Joe Biden. Read more.
A corrections officer with the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is currently awaiting trial for a misdemeanor assault charge. He is accused of causing physical harm to an inmate of the Putnam County Jail. Read more.
In Columbus the statehouse was defaced Friday with red hand prints. A criminal investigation has started. DeWine spoke out in favor of peacefully protesting but that damaging the state capitol building was a criminal action. Read more.
In Sports, read our outdoors column that features two area fishermen and their recent great experience at a West Virginia tournament. Read more.
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