Today’s Lima News Daily Briefing


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Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Thursday, Aug. 6.

The Learjet 28 Longhorn Neil Armstrong used to set five flight records ended its final flight Wednesday morning at Neil Armstrong Airport in New Knoxville. The jet will be permanently on display at the Armstrong Air and Space Museum. Read more.

Recently, high-profile committee appearances by local representative Jim Jordan have made headlines for the Ohio congressman. He said that his office often works to ensure he makes the most of the five minutes allotted to each committee member for questions. He said he’s trying to ask effective questions while communicating his concerns. Read more.

International Tank Service sent off its first international shipment on Wednesday. The Lima-based storage tank builder has spent the past year-and-a-half negotiating a project to make four 1.5 million-gallon storage tanks for a Canadian company. Read more.

Today’s podcast is sponsored by Fat Jack’s Pizza. Fat Jack’s Pizza dining rooms are now open at two locations, on Spencerville Road and on West Street in Lima, and carryout only at the Findlay Road location. Their combination subs are back, for only $5.75. Fat Jacks, celebrating 45 years as Limaland’s favorite pizza.

An Allen County jury on Wednesday returned a verdict of guilty against Scott Seitz of Lima on a charge of felonious assault. The jury was unable to reach a verdict on a count of aggravated robbery, and a mistrial was declared. Read more.

The Auglaize County Fair is at the midway point. The Junior Fair only event helps area 4-H members show off their animal projects. Read more.

In Sports, Ohio State learned about its revised football schedule Wednesday morning. The Buckeyes now open the season Sept. 3 at Illinois. Its rivalry game against Michigan will now be Oct. 24 at Ohio Stadium. Read more.

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