Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Wednesday, September 9.
The top executives of nine drugmakers likely to produce the first vaccines against the new coronavirus signed an unprecedented pledge Tuesday. They agreed to stick to the highest ethical and scientific standards while working quickly toward the good of all. The statement was meant to boost confidence in any approved vaccines. Read more.
ALIEduh Village Council is facing some tough decisions as it faces a 2023 deadline to start construction on improvements to the wastewater treatment plant. Council held a meeting to gather input from village residents and to answer their questions about the need to increase utility rates in the near future. No decisions were made Tuesday night on how to fund the project which could be between $6 million and $8 million. Read more.
President Donald Trump is putting out the word that he is considering spending as much as $100 million of his own fortune on his reelection effort. Campaign officials are trying to buck up key supporters and donors amid daunting polling numbers and other bad news. He didn’t say how much he wanted to invest, but he said he would spent whatever it takes to win a second term. 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 Lifestyle, read about three Revolutionary War veterans who will be honored Saturday by the Sons of the American Revolution and other groups. There will be ceremonies at each gravesite. Read more.
In Sports, catch up on the latest U.S. Open and local golf updates.
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