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Back to School expenses are on the rise Video included

Marcia Koch has a simple plan for buying supplies for her three school aged kids. "I come with my lists and just get it done," said while shopping at Meijer with her children. The annual outing is expected to cost more this year than in the past. More>>

Lima says No to Chickens in the City Video included

The Neighborhood Concerns Committee decided Lima residents wont be owning chickens here in the city anytime soon.  More>>

St. Marys Redirects Budget Funds Video included

The City of St. Marys budget has been affected by cuts at the state level, leading them to redirect some funds in their budget. More>>

Stabbing in Lima's South Side Video included

Lima Police were called to the scene of a stabbing on Lima's South Side. Police took two women into custody following a stabbing at the corner of Second St. and St. Johns Ave. More>>

Columbus Grove Plans for "Uptown Commons Park" Video included

When storms came through Columbus Grove in June of 2012, Christie's on the Square, was damaged beyond repair. Now the former site, is one step closer, to being turned into a park. More>>

Storm damages trees, overturns semi near Willshire Video included

Earlier Sunday, around 11:30, a storm moved through northwest and west central Ohio bringing with it lot’s of rain and thunder. More>>

Grob Systems CEO Dies in Plane Crash Video included

:We've just learned the identity of one person, who was killed in a small plane crash, early this morning near Findlay. More>>

Plane Crash Near Findlay Kills Two

Two people are pronounced dead resulting from a small plane crash, early this morning. More>>

Boat Sales Up at Indian Lake Video included

The sunny days of summer have been good for boat sales this year.  More>>

Auglaize Co. Fair Opens Video included

For 4-H’er Claire Kohler of Wapakoneta, the Auglaize County Fair is a time to show her goats. More>>

Archaeological Collection Presented Video included

The Allen County Historical Society hosted a program to display the archeological collection of former curator James Pillars. Pillars found and collected natural artifacts in fields he examined as the county surveyor in the late 1800's and early 1900's. More>>

The Circus Comes to Lima with Elephant Showers Video included

The circus is here in Lima and two of the stars of the show, Whimpy and Delrita, are getting their shower in before show time. More>>

Lake Fest Car Show Video included

The Celina Lake Festival, still bringing in the people. Downtown Celina was filled with classic cars More>>

House heavily damaged by fire in Kenton Video included

The storms that came through the area earlier today might have been responsible for a house fire in Kenton. More>>

Hardin County Democrats meet Video included

Hardin County Democrats are gearing up for the November elections. More>>

Fire Truck Recall affects St. Marys & Celina Video included

Two area fire departments have been told that their ladder trucks are being recalled by the manufacturer. In this area, the recall affects both the St. Marys and Celina fire departments. More>>

Ohio Attorney General, DeWine, on Mercer Heroin Video included

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine was campaigning in downtown Celina today. More>>

Cooper Tires Celebrates 100 Years Video included

Cooper Tires celebrates its 100th anniversary, by hosting a file mile run.

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Mercer Co. Library Book Sale Video included

The Friends of the Library wrapped up it's annual Book Sale today in Celina.  More>>

New Bremen Fire Dept. holds annual fundraiser

It’s time once again for the annual New Bremen Firemen’s Picnic. The annual event serves as the major fundraiser for the volunteer fire department. Like many departments, funding for the extra things isn’t included in their budget and the department has to find creative ways to make it happen. Fire Chief Bob Kuck says he’s thankful for the community support. Kuck says they haven’t decided yet how they’ll spend the money from this year’s picnic.With last year's proceeds they purchased a couple... More>>

Grace Baptist Church Gives Back

Grace Baptist Church held its annual Family Day, this morning. More>>

St. Marys Fire Department Names New Chief Video included

After several months of waiting St. Marys Fire Department has named their new Chief. More>>

Elida Road safety measures appear to be working Video included

According to Ohio Department of transportation data, the Elida Road safety project that was completed in 2012, is actually working. More>>

April shooting victim dies in morning crash Video included

A short police pursuit ends with a car crash and one person being killed early Friday morning in Lima. More>>

July 25, 2014 edition of CrimeStoppers Video included

CrimeStoppers will pay a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the subjects involved with these crimes. If you have any information about these crimes or any crime in general, please call CrimeStoppers at 229-STOP.

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Pepper questions DeWine's handling of collection contracts Video included

The democratic candidate for Ohio Attorney General wants his rival and current A.G. to be investigated for the handling of lucrative collections contracts. More>>

28 Years of Suter's Barns and Sweet Corn Video included

The time has come to harvest sweet corn in the area, but despite cooler temperatures, sweet corn is excellent. Jerry Suter, with Suter Farms in Pandora, couldn't be happier as he says the weather has provided his corn with the perfect amount of rain and sun. More>>

Lima on Track with Mid-Year Budget Video included

The mid-year budget for the City of Lima is in good shape, according to their finance director, but they do have one possible future concern that they're planning ahead for. More>>

Bicycle Tour of Limaland

Local and not so local cyclist took to the road Saturday Morning for a tour around Limaland Lima's Team Roadrunners Cycling Club hosted their first ever Limaland tour, which brought in participants from as far as Alaska, and from cities all over Ohio. Over 50 riders participated in the initial event. Team Roadrunners have been around for over 50 years and recently they have teamed up with Activate Allen County to promote having an active and healthy lifestyle in our area. They hope this t... More>>

Ohio’s Finest Law Enforcement Officer

A Lima police officer is named Ohio’s Finest Law Enforcement Officer. The Ohio Fraternal Order of Police awarded Sergeant David Gillispie Ohio's Finest Law Enforcement Officer Award Gillispie was one of 10 officers from around the state of Ohio up for the award. The 17 year veteran of the Lima Police force was also named Law Officer of the Year by the Lima Exchange Club earlier this year. Gillispie was the officer that was attacked outside the Lima Police Station in March of 2013 by John ... More>>

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  • Broken water main floods UCLA; 5 people rescued

    Broken water main floods UCLA; 5 people rescued

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:27 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:27:07 GMT
    A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, forced the rescue of people trapped in underground parking garages and covered some of the best-known parts of...More >>
    A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, trapping people in underground parking garages and covering some of the best-known parts of campus in water, including the...More >>
  • 4 teens charged with murder in USC student's death

    4 teens charged with murder in USC student's death

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:21:42 GMT
    Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment after meeting with a...More >>
    Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment after meeting with a study group.More >>
  • Man wrongly imprisoned seeks millions from state

    Man wrongly imprisoned seeks millions from state

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:15:45 GMT
    A man who was imprisoned 21 years for a rape and murder he didn't commit is set to testify at a first-ever Connecticut hearing to determine how much he should be compensated.More >>
    A man cleared of murder and rape charges after being locked up for two decades made an emotional appeal for millions of dollars in compensation on Tuesday, telling the state claims commissioner about the fear he endured in...More >>
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  • Official: 13 killed as shells hit Gaza UN school

    Official: 13 killed as shells hit Gaza UN school

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:56 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:56:01 GMT
    A Palestinian health official says 13 people were killed after tank shells hit a U.N. school in Gaza where hundreds of Palestinians had taken refuge from Israeli attacks.More >>
    A Palestinian health official says 13 people were killed after tank shells hit a U.N. school in Gaza where hundreds of Palestinians had taken refuge from Israeli attacks.More >>
  • China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation

    China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:34:09 GMT
    China's Communist Party says it has launched an investigation into a former domestic security chief who was once among the country's most feared leaders.More >>
    China's ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief, demonstrating President Xi Jinping's firm grip on power and breaking a longstanding taboo against publicly targeting the...More >>
  • China reports deadly attack in northwest

    China reports deadly attack in northwest

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:37:14 GMT
    A mob armed with knives rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed on Islamic...More >>
    A mob armed with knives and axes rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed Islamic...More >>
  • HealthMore>>

  • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:15 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:15:26 GMT
    The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...More >>
    The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go...More >>
  • 5 food writers subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit

    5 food writers subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:13 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:13:08 GMT
    Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed as part of a company's $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC related to the network's coverage of a meat product derided...More >>
    Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed by a meat producer as part of its $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC in regards to the network's coverage of a beef product...More >>
  • Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

    Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:26:12 GMT
    The acting U.S. surgeon general is asking Americans to give up their love of sunbathing and indoor tanning beds, citing an alarming 200 percent jump in the number of deadly melanoma cases diagnosed since 1973.More >>
    Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973.More >>
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