Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Tuesday, Nov. 3.
President Donald Trump cast doubt in advance on Tuesday’s election results, while Democratic challenger Joe Biden pushed ahead on offense on the final full day of campaigning ahead of an election conclusion that could have consequences for the U.S. for years to come. The president threatened legal action to stop vote counting in crucial states including Pennsylvania, where both candidates campaigned Monday, and his advisers put out a statement accusing Democrats of trying to “subvert state deadlines for receiving and counting ballots.” Read more.
A record turnout is expected for the 2020 general election in area counties. Auglaize County expected voter turnout of around 85%. Many people have already voted in-person prior to election day or have submitted their ballots by mail. 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.
Police have a plan already in place to address any civil unrest that could result from the announcement Tuesday evening of results in the 2020 presidential race. Read more.
In Sports, Perry’s Devares Gleen has been named the Northwest Central Conference defensive player of the year. Read more.
Learn more about these stories and more in The Lima News and online at LimaOhio.com.