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Hiring Our Heroes Video included

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will host "Hiring Our Heroes -Celina," an event for veterans and military spouses.  More than 30 employers are expected to participate with job opportunities of More>>

Council Man Walks Against Violence Video included

With the warmer temperatures has come violence and tragedy on our streets. And one Lima Councilman is taking to those streets to do something about it. Sixth Ward Councilman Derry Glenn says economically, More>>

Restoring a Historic Putnam County Bridge Video included

Putnam County commissioners and the engineering office are attempting to restore the Mallaham Bridge, that goes over Riley Creek on Road M6. The M6 Bridge was built in 1876 and is listed in the Historic More>>

Girl Scouts Day Camp Video included

The Girl Scouts Day Camp allowed girls to make cool crafts, play games, make new friends, and memories.  Girls ranging from kindergarten to fifth grade who are not involved in the traditional troops were More>>

Easter Sand Sculpture Attracts Thousands Video included

Two-year-old Aidan Walter had fun playing in the sand Friday afternoon, as part of "On Common Grounds" Kids' Day at the Hancock County Fairgrounds. Young children got the chance to take part in an Easter More>>

Good Friday Fish Fry Video included

Meals of Alaskan Pollock Strips, seasoned fries, coleslaw and cookies were sold for $8 tickets.  Ottawa River Coalition members hope to raise between $7,000 to $10,000 which would help protect the water More>>

Local Runners Remember Boston Bombings Video included

Last year three people were killed and hundreds injured in the Boston Marathon Bombing. Now a year later 36,000 runners, including two from our area, are ready to reclaim that strong Boston spirit.  Despite More>>

Unmanned Aircraft System Video included

Residents in Wapakoneta got a chance to see how far along remote control vehicles have come, with the flight demonstration of a quadcopter. Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) experts showed off a remote controlled More>>

Dog recovering after being drug by truck Video included

A battered and bloody dog is recovering at the Allen County Dog Warden's Office after she was inadvertently dragged down the road behind a pickup truck.  






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State School Board Member in Lima Video included

A state board of education member was in Lima tonight talking to a local group about the state of education today. District 1 state board member Ann Jacobs, of Lima, spoke before the Black Network meeting More>>

Suspect in Saturday murder receives $1 million bond Video included

18 year old Jaquone Phillips appearing in Lima Municipal Court. More>>

April 17, 2014 Edition of Crime Stoppers Video included

If you have any information about these subjects, or any crime in general, please call Crime Stoppers at 419-229-STOP. More>>

Lincolnview Hall Meeting On Wind Farms Video included

The use of wind farms in Ohio has been a growing debate and now it's hitting home in northwest Ohio. Iberdrola renewables has plans to develop new wind farms in van wet and lipstick. A town hall meeting More>>

Congressman Jim Jordan Talks With Students in New Bremen Video included

Congressman Jim Jordan made a stop in New Bremen on Wednesday to talk with juniors and seniors about their 1st Amendment Right (Voting), and things happening in Washington. The upperclassmen from New More>>

21 swear allegiance to America Video included

It's an honor that many born and raised Americans take for granted, yet many foreigners strive for years to achieve.  Tricia Bell takes us to Findlay where 21 people officially became American citizens during their naturalization ceremony.  

 
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Organ Donors Save Lives Video included

Organ transplantation is one of the most remarkable success stories in the history of medicine, but what's even more remarkable is the gift of life. One man received that gift, and was given a second chance More>>

Wind Turbines Near Indian Lake Video included

Kea Shaffer is a landowner in Roundhead, and has agreed to allow EverPower Wind Holdings to place four turbines on her land. The turbines are part of Scioto Ridge Wind Farm, a 17,000 acre project, of which More>>

Ohio Gay Marriage Video included

A federal judge made his ruling on Monday, ordering Ohio authorities to recognize the marriages of gay couples performed in other states. Judge Timothy Black ruled on Monday, stating Ohio's marriage recognition More>>

Arrest made in five year murder investigation Video included

Five years after the death of 53 year old Kenneth Warrington, the Lima Police Department makes an arrest in his murder.  


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5K War RunWalk Video included

It is the first 5K WAR Run-Walk to benefit women and children who have been impacted by human trafficking.  Money raised will help those women and children through a program called Women At Risk International More>>

Candlelight Vigil for Marcus Simpson Video included

Family and friends of 19 year old Marcus Simpson Jr. gathered Sunday night for a candlelight vigil at H & R Lounge on 12th street, in the same parking lot where Simpson was shot and killed early Saturday More>>

Italian Dinner Huge Success Video included

Raising money for charity, one meatball at a time. The Ciao Annual Italian Dinner brings together people from all over the Lima area to help out a good cause, and eat a great meal. All of the proceeds More>>

Brown Fights Big Tobacco Video included

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown met with Food and Drug Administration Commissioner, Margaret Hamburg this week...        Brown is urging the agency to do everything in its power to expand its oversight of big More>>

Rhodes hosts campus security exercise Video included

Columbine, Fort Hood, and Sandy Hook-- the list could go on, but the reality is an active shooter can inflict a lifetime of devastation in just a matter of minutes.  That's why schools, worksites, and gathering places across the country are planning for the worst case scenarios.  Tricia Bell takes us to Rhodes State where campus security officials are reviewing their emergency plans.  

 
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  • Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken ferry

    Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken ferry

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:02:32 GMT
    The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into...More >>
    After more than three days of frustration and failure, divers on Sunday finally found a way into a submerged ferry off South Korea's southern shore, discovering more than a dozen bodies inside the ship and pushing the...More >>
  • Japan minister at shrine honoring war criminals

    Japan minister at shrine honoring war criminals

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:53:02 GMT
    A Japanese Cabinet minister on Sunday visited a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead including war criminals, in what has repeatedly caused friction with Japan's neighbors.More >>
    A Japanese Cabinet minister on Sunday visited a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead including war criminals, in what has repeatedly caused friction with Japan's neighbors.More >>
  • 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

    13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:52 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:52:59 GMT
    Rescuers were digging through piles of snow and ice Saturday for four Sherpa guides buried on Mount Everest when an avalanche swept down the slopes and killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on...More >>
    Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the...More >>
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