Today’s Lima News Daily Briefing


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Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Sunday, Sept. 20.

While the polls will be open Nov. 3 for voters to cast ballots in the traditional way, more than ever this year election boards are bracing for record numbers of absentee and mail-in ballots. And with that reliance on vote-by-mail balloting comes a skepticism on the part of many people that their votes will not be counted. Read more.

Auglaize County Democrats held a fundraiser at the Midwest Shooting Center. The event raised money and tried to dispel myths about Democrats wanting to infringe on the 2nd Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Read more.

A potential 250-acre development comparable to Levis Commons in Perrysburg is currently being planned for the east side of Interstate 75 near Cridersville. Known as The Crossroads, the project had taken its initial planning steps more than a year ago. As plans move forward today, the more significant details are nearing a public announcement within the next few months, Dr. Craig Nicholson said. 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.

A lawsuit in Putnam County seeking to overturn Ohio’s mandate that children attending K-12 schools wear masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease from students to teachers, parents and others will likely face challenges in defending its claim that the order violates parental and religious liberties, among other Constitutional rights. Read more. Read more.

In Sports, Ohio State’s football season is scheduled to start Oct. 24 with a game against Nebraska at Ohio Stadium and the Michigan game has returned to its traditional position. Read more.

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