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Diarrhea causing parasite lurking in Ohio pools

DAYTON (TNS) — Ohio has seen a nearly fourfold increase in the number of diarrhea-causing infections linked to the cryptosporidium parasite comm...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Ohio’s stray and feral cat population: Reasons for the problem, possible solutions

Ohio’s stray and feral cat population: Reasons for the problem, possible solutions

OTTAWA — They have lived on the fringe of human civilization for thousands of years, surviving on our scraps and the rodents attracted to our re...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Memorial Day thoughts of loved ones

Memorial Day thoughts of loved ones

LIMA — Miles “Mike” Hefner, of Lima, joined the Army Air Corps in 1940. He was only 18 years old at the time. His church, the Church...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Ohio Lottery Results for Saturday, May 27, 2017

Ohio Lottery Results for Saturday, May 27, 2017

DAILY (Saturday)Pick 3: 6-4-7 day; 8-6-6 nightPick 4: 2-2-9-7 day; 5-8-2-1 nightPick 5: 7-9-3-5-9 day; 90-1-5-8 nightRolling Cash 5: 1-9-25-34-39CLASS...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Carl P. Leubsdorf: JFK launched the era of celebrity presidents that brought us Trump

Carl P. Leubsdorf: JFK launched the era of celebrity presidents that brought us Trump

Monday marks the 100th birthday of the nation’s youngest elected president, John F. Kennedy. Though his record is more notable for its promise t...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Indiana man missing on Grand Lake

MONTEZUMA — The search for an Indiana man is continuing on Grand Lake near Montezuma after the man reportedly jumped into the water at about 2:3...

May 27th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Minster heading to state in Division IV baseball
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Wide-open Indy 500 expected
Wide-open Indy 500 expected

Wide-open Indy 500 expected

INDIANAPOLIS — One of IndyCar’s all-time greats will lead the field to green at the Indianapolis 500.All eyes, though, will be one row beh...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Ohio Northern’s Richards wins 800, 1,500 at nationals

GENEVA — Ohio Northern’s Emily Richards claimed two titles at the NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championships at the SPIRE Institute....

May 27th, 2017 updated: May 27th, 2017. |  


Allen, Auglaize show increase in turkeys bagged

Allen, Auglaize show increase in turkeys bagged

Limaland hunters and Ohio hunters went in opposite directions during the four-week wild turkey season, which closed last Sunday in the south zone.Area...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Duo are double winners

Duo are double winners

TIFFIN — Many experts say that great competition brings out the best in great athletes.For Bluffton senior Trevor Bassitt, it seems like every m...

May 27th, 2017 |  


AREA ROUNDUPMinster girls win track and field regional

AREA ROUNDUPMinster girls win track and field regional

TROY — The Minster girls claimed the team title Friday night at the Division III track and field regional held at Troy High School.The Wildcats ...

May 27th, 2017 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Festival season: A guide to summer events

Festival season: A guide to summer events

LIMA — Festival season is here, and we have details on activities taking place this summer. Take some time to attend a local festival or fair. T...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Long-awaited display of restored Memphis Belle set for 2018

Long-awaited display of restored Memphis Belle set for 2018

DAYTON (AP) — The fabled World War II bomber Memphis Belle will finally go on public display next spring at the National Museum of the U.S. Air ...

May 27th, 2017 |  


David Trinko: Activity trackers a step in the wrong direction

David Trinko: Activity trackers a step in the wrong direction

My activity tracked applauded my efforts for politely clapping at an awards ceremony last week.It was less impressed when I pushed a stroller weighed ...

May 27th, 2017 |  


10 tips for affordable nursery design

10 tips for affordable nursery design

Nursery design doesn’t have to break the bank.There are a number of cost-saving and creative ideas to create a nursery that is inviting, warm an...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemMay 25 — Stephanie Hernandez and Marcus Haywood, Lima, boy; Stacee Smart and Ronald Phillips, Lima, girl.St. Rita...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Rocker Chris Cornell remembered as ‘voice of our generation’

Rocker Chris Cornell remembered as ‘voice of our generation’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Music’s elite and celebrities remembered Chris Cornell at a somber memorial service Friday that focused on the Soundgar...

May 26th, 2017 |  


OPINION


David Trinko: Activity trackers a step in the wrong direction

David Trinko: Activity trackers a step in the wrong direction

My activity tracked applauded my efforts for politely clapping at an awards ceremony last week.It was less impressed when I pushed a stroller weighed ...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Letter: Allen County Fair gives horse shoes a toss

In 1986 The Allen County Horseshoe Pitchers constructed eight pitching courts at the Allen County Fairgrounds. This was done with volunteer labor and ...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Letter: Hate the sin, love the sinner

I’m writing in response to Celia Rivenbark’s guest column in the May 18th edition of The Lima News. I too was a Methodist for some years a...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Letter: Electoral College steals my vote

I’ll tell you right out front I am a registered Democrat. Two of the last three elections have been decided by the Electoral College (where is t...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Christine M. Flowers: Islamic terror hits the most innocent

Christine M. Flowers: Islamic terror hits the most innocent

I cannot imagine what the family members felt on 9/11, even though my own brother was in Manhattan when the Twin Towers came down. He emailed to tell ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Legal-Ease: Asset protection from nursing home expenses

Legal-Ease: Asset protection from nursing home expenses

This column has previously explored the big picture of asset protection from long term care expenses (commonly referred-to as the “nursing home&...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Ask Brianna: Should I pick my first job based on my debt?

Ask Brianna: Should I pick my first job based on my debt?

“Ask Brianna” is a column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I’m here to help you manage your money, fin...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Small Business Saturday: Everyone is family at Ahmee Elite Design

Small Business Saturday: Everyone is family at Ahmee Elite Design

LIMA — Leslie Schuh is founder and owner of Ahmee Elite Design in Lima, but don’t call her the boss.The beauty salon owner said she hates ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Ford swiftly follows CEO switch with further leadership restructuring

Ford swiftly follows CEO switch with further leadership restructuring

DETROIT — Days after introducing a new CEO, Ford Motor Co. announced a new leadership team.In a news release Thursday morning, new CEO Jim Hacke...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Lima area home prices climb

Lima area home prices climb

LIMA — Local real estate agents sold the same amount of properties in April as they did in March, but residents paid more for those homes than t...

May 25th, 2017 |  


US stocks extend gains to a 5th day as tech companies rise

US stocks extend gains to a 5th day as tech companies rise

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose for the fifth consecutive day Wednesday as investors went on a late buying spree. The gains came after news tha...

May 24th, 2017 updated: May 24th, 2017. |  


STATE NEWS


Cops save child from SUV teetering on hill after driver ODs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police in Pittsburgh say an SUV with a child in the backseat nearly flipped over a steep hillside after the driver and passenger o...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Kirkersville shootings by man who was freed early prompt changes at court

Kirkersville shootings by man who was freed early prompt changes at court

NEWARK — An Ohio court says lapses in protocol and judgment led to a domestic violence suspect being released early from jail weeks before he ki...

May 20th, 2017 |  


5-year-old Middletown boy reports parents’ overdose

5-year-old Middletown boy reports parents’ overdose

MIDDLETOWN — Police in southwest Ohio say the 5-year-old son of a couple who overdosed on heroin saved his parents by walking two blocks in the ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Cincinnati mistakenly honors man suspected of killing officer

Cincinnati mistakenly honors man suspected of killing officer

CINCINNATI — The mayor of Cincinnati has tearfully apologized to the city’s police officers after his office unwittingly approved a procla...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Roger Ailes had strong roots in native Ohio, friends say

Roger Ailes had strong roots in native Ohio, friends say

CLEVELAND — Longtime Fox News CEO Roger Ailes built his fame and fortune in TV and politics in the power corridors of New York and Washington, b...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Mom accused of shooting 2 kids found in yard is due in Dayton courtroom

Mom accused of shooting 2 kids found in yard is due in Dayton courtroom

DAYTON — A woman accused of shooting two of her children in the head and leaving them outside an Ohio home is expected to make an initial court ...

May 19th, 2017 updated: May 19th, 2017. |  


NATIONAL NEWS


The Latest: Intel director won’t detail Trump conversation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election (all times local): 10:15 a.m. The na...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


US renews call for Hungary to engage with besieged school

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The U.S. State Department is repeating its call for Hungary to "engage directly" with a university founded by billionaire G...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


The Latest: Dad remembers slain son’s ‘giving heart’

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the stabbing death of a black student visiting the University of Maryland (all times local): 10:15 a.m. ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


The Latest: Rapper BIA says her heart is broken by attack

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The rapper BIA...

May 23rd, 2017 updated: May 23rd, 2017. |  


Congo opens probe into ex-minister’s role in Kasai violence

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Authorities in Congo have opened an investigation into whether a former government minister may have played a role in incitin...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Log in, look out: Cyber chaos may grow at workweek’s start

LONDON (AP) — Employees booting up computers at work Monday could see red as they discover they're victims of a global "ransomware" cyberattack that...

May 14th, 2017 |