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Not just a ‘boys’ race’

Not just a ‘boys’ race’

It was a scorching Saturday in the summer of 1971. At Akron’s Derby Downs, children entered their cars and mentally prepared for the 989 feet de...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Rising infections, lower growth expectations: What will the Fed do?

Rising infections, lower growth expectations: What will the Fed do?

Six weeks ago, the coronavirus did not merit a mention in the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate setting committee statement. The U.S. was reportin...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Maine urged to protect last wild Atlantic salmon in US

Maine urged to protect last wild Atlantic salmon in US

PORTLAND, Maine — Maine is home to the last wild Atlantic salmon populations in the U.S., but a new push to protect the fish at the state level ...

July 24th, 2021 updated: July 24th, 2021. |  


Can my HOA charge me $1,000 to have a tree removed?

Q: I would like to remove a tree on our homeowner association’s property in front of my house. My association wants to charge me around $1,000 f...

July 24th, 2021 |  


RC planes take to the skies

RC planes take to the skies

LIMA — Gary Williams of Lima has been flying radio-controlled airplanes since he was just 12 years old.“Before I’d been into RC cars...

July 24th, 2021 |  


‘We don’t have much, but this is our home’

‘We don’t have much, but this is our home’

DALLAS — Juana, a 52-year-old Mexican immigrant who has lived in the northwest part of this city for more than a decade, was carefully packing t...

July 24th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Locos win 12th straight
Can Ohio State get two encores in Indy?

Can Ohio State get two encores in Indy?

If everything goes well, Ryan Day and three of Ohio State’s football players traveling to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis for the Big Ten̵...

July 24th, 2021 updated: July 24th, 2021. |  


Farmer sparks Reds comeback for 6-5 win over Cardinals

Farmer sparks Reds comeback for 6-5 win over Cardinals

CINCINNATI — Tyler Stephenson hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning, rallying the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-5 win over the St. Louis...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Roundup: Lima Warriors ’ Hall of Fame Game on Saturday night

Roundup: Lima Warriors ’ Hall of Fame Game on Saturday night

HARROD — The Lima Warriors semi pro football team will be playing the Indy Shockers in the Hall of Fame game at 6 p.m. Saturday at Allen East...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Most Ohio State football players already vaccinated against COVID-19

Most Ohio State football players already vaccinated against COVID-19

INDIANAPOLIS — Ohio State football coach Ryan Day says “a majority” of the Buckeyes’ players have been vaccinated against COVI...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Rays’ big 9th inning dooms Tribe

Rays’ big 9th inning dooms Tribe

CLEVELAND — The Rays were off to a good start Friday night. A two-error play by Cleveland led to three runs in the second inning, and a home run...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Relax, enjoy some laid-back fishing

Relax, enjoy some laid-back fishing

Late July and much of August is the perfect time to enjoy some laid-back fishing.The technique is simple and so is the fishing equipment.Take a couple...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Living with Children: With sippy cups, stick to the short term

Living with Children: With sippy cups, stick to the short term

Research finds that so-called “sippy cups” — spill-free cups used by most American preschoolers — are linked to speech problem...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Kadene and Don Warner

Kadene and Don Warner

WAPAKONETA — Mr. and Mrs. Don Warner are celebrating 60 years of marriage with a private family party on July 24.Warner and the former Kadene To...

July 24th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: Time together the best part of marriage

David Trinko: Time together the best part of marriage

Tradition considers crystal the proper gift for a 15th anniversary.My wife and I agreed to celebrate ours with beer.We’re not big drinkers anymo...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Jeannie and Ralph E. Snyder

Jeannie and Ralph E. Snyder

GROVER HILL — Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Snyder celebrated 55 years of marriage.Snyder and the former Jeannie Hisey were married July 24, 1966, at Zion ...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Ex-Etiquette: Dad can’t expect daughter to make concessions for his choices

Ex-Etiquette: Dad can’t expect daughter to make concessions for his choices

Q. My soon-to-be in-laws just threw a wonderful party announcing their son’s and my engagement. My entire family attended. We have not been toge...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Olympian Lolo Jones examines life’s hurdles in new book

Olympian Lolo Jones examines life’s hurdles in new book

Lolo Jones doesn’t kick off her book, “Over It,” with her biggest accomplishment.She could have described how it felt to be one of a...

July 24th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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David Trinko: Time together the best part of marriage

David Trinko: Time together the best part of marriage

Tradition considers crystal the proper gift for a 15th anniversary.My wife and I agreed to celebrate ours with beer.We’re not big drinkers anymo...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Ex-Etiquette: Dad can’t expect daughter to make concessions for his choices

Ex-Etiquette: Dad can’t expect daughter to make concessions for his choices

Q. My soon-to-be in-laws just threw a wonderful party announcing their son’s and my engagement. My entire family attended. We have not been toge...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Legal-Ease: The forgotten insurance

Legal-Ease: The forgotten insurance

Most people know that “car insurance” is required for anyone who owns a vehicle. Similarly, we have all heard of homeowner insurance that ...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Letter: I did what, for this?

Letter: I did what, for this?

Beyond the five years of attacking President Trump — attacks proven to be big lies, leading to two sham impeachments — the manufactured CO...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Cal Thomas: TV game show ‘To Tell the Truth’ in need today

Cal Thomas: TV game show ‘To Tell the Truth’ in need today

In the 1950s there was a quiz show called “To Tell the Truth.” It has been reborn several times but retained its original format. A celebr...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


GM issues second Bolt recall

GM issues second Bolt recall

DETROIT — General Motors is recalling some older Chevrolet Bolts for a second time to fix persistent battery problems that can set the electric ...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Free money for all?

Free money for all?

By triggering $1,400 stimulus checks for millions of people and expanding the child tax credit for many families, the pandemic offered a clear takeawa...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Land transfers, July 15-21, 2021

Land transfers, July 15-21, 2021

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running July 15 through July 21. Figures reflect th...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Legal-Ease: The forgotten insurance

Legal-Ease: The forgotten insurance

Most people know that “car insurance” is required for anyone who owns a vehicle. Similarly, we have all heard of homeowner insurance that ...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Rea & Associates recognized as top accounting firm

Rea & Associates recognized as top accounting firm

NEW PHILADELPHIA — Rea & Associates has won ClearlyRated’s 2021 award for best accounting for service excellence. Rea conducted their ...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Man accused of planning sorority killings denied release

Man accused of planning sorority killings denied release

CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge has ordered a man accused of planning to kill sorority members at an Ohio university to remain behind bars.Magistrate ...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Cleveland Indians renamed Guardians

Cleveland Indians renamed Guardians

CLEVELAND, Ohio — It’s brilliant. It’s got pride of place, legacy, nostalgia, stewardship, and strength, all wrapped up in one rough...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Not just a ‘boys’ race’

Not just a ‘boys’ race’

It was a scorching Saturday in the summer of 1971. At Akron’s Derby Downs, children entered their cars and mentally prepared for the 989 feet de...

July 24th, 2021 |  


How dangerous is the delta variant in Summit County?

How dangerous is the delta variant in Summit County?

The delta variant of the COVID-19 virus is in the state and in Summit County, but exact numbers are not available and they are likely underrepresented...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Former nonprofit director testifies in trial

Former nonprofit director testifies in trial

AKRON, Ohio — The longtime director of a neighborhood nonprofit testified Friday that his agency repeatedly struggled to make payroll, but Cleve...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Speaker Cupp reacts to new HB6 charges

Speaker Cupp reacts to new HB6 charges

COLUMBUS — More fallout from Ohio’s House Bill 6 scandal came down on Thursday, with FirstEnergy Corp. being charged with conspiring to co...

July 23rd, 2021 |