Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Wednesday, August 12.
Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party’s presidential ticket. He acknowledged the vital role Black voters will play in his bid to defeat President Donald Trump. Read more.
Lima hospitals and health clinics report turnaround times for COVID-19 test results can take anywhere from several hours to five days. It depends on where a person is tested. We also explain the different types of tests out there. Read more.
Russia on Tuesday became the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine. The announcement was immediately met with international skepticism and unease because the shots have only been studied in dozens of people. 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.
In Reminisce, check out several photos from our readers and from our files looking back at summer ball and the fair. Read more.
In Sports, the Big Ten and Pac-12 called off their fall football seasons Tuesday because of concerns about COVID-19, taking two of college football’s five power conferences out of a crumbling season. Read more.
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