Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Saturday, Nov. 28.
As the coronavirus pandemic crosses the nine-month threshold, pregnant women are finding themselves in a unique situation. What the consequences will be for newborns is still a little foggy as the pandemic situation evolves. On the medical side of things, pregnant women should be more careful in trying to avoid catching the coronavirus. According to guidelines released by the Centers for Disease Control just last month, pregnant women do have an increased risk of contracting a severe case of COVID-19, and the disease creates an increased risk for problems during pregnancy for expecting mothers. Read more.
Black Friday carried on almost as normal in the region. At 7 p.m. Wednesday, Josh Raines and his son, Mason, of Wapakoneta, plopped down their chairs, blankets and coolers in front of the GameStop store at 927 N. Cable Road, Lima. For the next 36 hours they held that position in front of the store’s door. Their mission: To secure the new Playstation video system – or “PS5,” as gamers call it. 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.
Ohio State will play Saturday’s game at Illinois without head coach Ryan Day, who has tested positive for COVID-19. After two days of rumors and speculation, OSU revealed Friday afternoon that Day and other people inside the football program had tested positive this week. Larry Johnson will fill in as interim coach. Read more.
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