WIMA NEWS COPY THURSDAY AUGUST 8, 2019
>>TRUMP DAYTON VISIT
YESTERDAY PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP AND OTHER OFFICIALS VISITED MIAMI VALLEY HOSPITAL WHERE SEVERAL WOUNDED IN SUNDAY'S MASS SHOOTING ARE RECOVERING.
THE PRESIDENT WAS JOINED BY MAYOR NAN WHALEY, GOV. AND MRS. DEWINE AND SENATORS BROWN AND PORTMAN. THE PRESIDENT SPOKE WITH THE THREE PATIENTS WHO ARE STILL RECOVERING,
THEN HE MET A GROUP OF ABOUT 20 OTHER SURVIVORS, AND THE FIRST RESPONDERS WHO RUSHED TO THE SCENE TO HELP. HOSPITAL STAFF EXPLAINED IT WAS AN EMOTIONAL VISIT, NOT JUST FOR THE PATIENTS AND FIRST RESPONDERS, BUT FOR THE PRESIDENT AND ESPEICALLY THE FIRST LADY.
>>DAYTON SHOOTER PROFILE EMERGING
MORE INFORMATION IS BEING LEARNED ABOUT THE MAN WHO KILLED NINE PEOPLE OVER THE WEEKEND IN DAYTON BEFORE BEING KILLED BY POLICE.
C-N-N OBTAINED EXCLUSIVE VIDEOSHOWING THE SHOOTER INSIDE BLIND BOB'S BAR JUST A FEW HOURS BEFORE THE SHOOTING. THAT VIDEO IS JUST ONE KEY PIECE OF EVIDENCE INVESTIGATORS ARE USING TO DETERMINE WHY HE MAY HAVE COMMITTED SUCH A TERRIBLE ACT. THE F-B-I WILL NOW BE TAKING A CENTRAL ROLE IN CERTAIN ASPECTS OF THE CASE. DAYTON POLICE SAY THE KILLER HAD A HISTORY OF OBSESSION WITH VIOLENT IDEOLOGIES -- INCLUDING MASS SHOOTINGS -- AND HAD EXPRESSED A DESIRE TO COMMIT A MASS SHOOTING.
>>BBB WARNS OF SCAMMERS
PEOPLE AROUND OHIO ARE REACHING OUT TO HELP VICTIMS OF THE SHOOTING IN DAYTON, BUT SCAMMERS CAN SHOW UP IN TIMES LIKE THESE.
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU IS WARNING PEOPLE OF SCAMS IN THE WAKE OF TRAGEDY.
THEY SAY YOU NEED TO DO YOUR RESEARCH BEFORE YOU DONATE.
MAKE SURE YOU KNOW EXACTLY WHO IS RAISING THE MONEY ... WHERE IT IS GOING ... AND HOW QUICKLY IT'LL GET THERE. GIVING MONEY ONLINE MAKES IT TOUGH, THEY BBB RECOMMENDS DONATING TO ESTABLISHED CHARITIES.
>>ICE RAIDS IN MISSISSIPPI
ICE agents have 680 undocumented immigrants in custody after a series of raids in Mississippi.U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi Mike Hurst confirmed Wednesday that ICE had conducted raids at several food processing facilities across the state.Companies targeted include Peco foods and poultry producer Koch Foods.
WIMA SPORTS COPY THURSDAY AUGUST 8, 2019
>>Indians Sweep Doubleheader With The Rangers
(Cleveland, OH) -- The Cleveland Indians swept a doubleheader against the Texas Rangers with a 2-0 victory in game one and a 5-1 romp in game two. Jose Ramirez homered in both games to lead the Tribe offense. Cleveland is now only two games behind the Central Division-leading Minnesota Twins as they head into a weekend series at Target Field. The Indians will send Mike Clevinger to the mound to face Twins ace Kyle Gibson.
>>Reds Welcome In Cubs For Four-Game Series At Great American Ball Park
(Cincinnati, OH) -- The Cincinnati Reds will welcome in the Chicago Cubs tonight for the first game of a four-game weekend series. Alex Wood will make his third start for the Reds since coming off the injured list. In Wood's outing last Friday, he went six-plus innings and allowed two runs in the Reds win over the Braves in Atlanta. The Cubs will counter with lefty Cole Hamels who has won six-games and has an earned run average below three. The game will be here at 7:10.
>>Cleveland Browns Set For First Preseason Game Tonight Against Washington
(Cleveland, OH) -- The Cleveland Browns will kick off their 2019 NFL Preseason schedule tonight against Washington at FirstEnergy Stadium. The game will be the first of four the Browns will play before the start of the regular season. Starters Baker Mayfield, Odell Beckham Junior, Jarvis Landry, and Nick Chubb are not expected to see any significant playing time. Former Ohio State Buckeye quarterback Dwayne Haskins will play for Washington.
>>Cincinnati Bengals And The NFL Donate 75-Thousand Dollars To Dayton Victims
(Dayton, OH) -- The Cincinnati Bengals and the NFL Foundation are donating 75-thousand dollars to the Dayton Oregon District Tragedy Fund. The team announced the donation yesterday while praising the Dayton community and its longtime support of the Bengals over the years. Cincinnati opens the preseason Saturday at Kansas City.
>>Elida Boys, LCC Girls Post Golf Wins
The Elida boys golf team won the 16-team Kalida Wildcat Invitational, led by individual runner-up Gavin Harmon’s 74.
Lima Central Catholic won the girls Allen County Invitational as Erin Mulcahy led the way with a 75, taking medalist honors.