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WIMA NEWS COPY TUESDAY OCTOBER 1, 2019

>>Bomb Scare Update

(Lima, OH) --Yesterday the Allen County Sheriff's Office issued the following in a media release:

The investigation into the Bob Evans suspicious package incident from August 26, 2019 is still ongoing.

Investigators have determined that the package was a geocache container that was removed from its original location where it sat for nearly a year without a complaint, and moved to the Bob Evans location sometime between August 24th and the morning of August 26th.

Investigators believe the last time a member of the geocache community interacted with the container was August 19, 2019.

Investigators state the geocache was originally lawfully placed, but believe it was then moved by an unknown person(s) with the intent to cause alarm. The geocache contained miscellaneous items, including a tightly packed ball of beads, which heightened concerns when the package was being analyzed by bomb squad personnel.

The investigation is ongoing and any information related to the case can be forwarded to the Allen County Sheriff's Office Detective Bureau.

>>LACNIP Hosting Council Candidates

(Lima, OH) --Lima Allen County Neighborhoods in Partnership is hosting the first of three town hall style forums for City Council candidates tonight in the Fourth Ward.

The event will be at 6:00 at LACNIP’s Resource Center at 1440 W. Spring Street and will feature incumbent Councilor Rebecca Kreher and challenger Peggy Ehora.

Events are planned for each of the next two Tuesdays for the Second and Sixth Wards.

>>PETITION TROUBLES

OHIO’S ATTORNEY GENERAL IS WARNING PEOPLE ACCUSED OF INTIMIDATING OR ASSAULTING OPPONENTS OF A ENERGY INDUSTRY BAILOUT LAW TO “KNOCK IT OFF.”

THERE HAVE BEEN SEVERAL REPORTS OF HOUSE BILL 6 OPPONENTS BEING HARASSED WHILE ASKING FOR SIGNATURES FOR THEIR PETITION. ATTORNEY GENERAL DAVE YOST HAS A REMINDER FOR ANYONE TRYING TO BLOCK THE PETITION.

IN ORDER TO OVERTURN HOUSE BILL 6, OHIOANS AGAINST CORPORATE BAILOUTS WOULD NEED TO COLLECT 266,000 SIGNATURES. IF THAT HAPPENS, THE MEASURE WOULD GO ON THE BALLOT IN NOVEMBER OF 2020.

>>HOT IN OHIO TODAY

SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED IN COLUMBUS TODAY BECAUSE OF THE HEAT AS A HIGH OF 94 IS EXPECTED TODAY.

ACROSS NORTHERN OHIO HIGHS TODAY WILL BE WITHIN A COUPLE OF DEGREES OF EITHER SIDE OF 90, BUT RELIEF IS ON THE WAY. ON FRIDAY IT WILL BE 30 DEGREES COOLER.

WIMA SPORTS COPY TUESDAY OCTOBER 1, 2019

>>Bengals Stay Winless With Monday Night Loss To Pittsburgh

(Pittsburgh, PA) -- The Bengals couldn't solve a tough Steelers defense as Cincinnati fell 27-3 to Pittsburgh at Heinz Field. Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph completed 24 of his 28 passes to led a concise Pittsburgh attack which utilized short plays to move the ball almost at will. Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton was sacked a career-high eight times by a Steelers defense that held the Bengals scoreless for the final three-quarters of the game. Cincinnati will now try for their first win of the season on Sunday when they host the Arizona Cardinals at Paul Brown Stadium.

>>Brewers At Nationals Tonight In NL Wild Card Game

(Washington, DC) -- The Brewers and Nationals square off in the National League wild card game tonight in D.C. Washington sends ace Max Scherzer to the mound, while Milwaukee counters with Brandon Woodruff. The Nats finished four games clear of the Brewers for the top wild card spot and home-field advantage. The winner of this single-elimination game moves on to face the Dodgers in the National League Division Series starting Thursday in Los Angeles. The Brewers won four of six meetings with the Nationals during the regular season.

>>Cavaliers Begin Training Camp

(Independence, OH) -- It's the first day of training camp for the Cavaliers. They begin preparing for the 2019-20 season under first-year head coach John Beilein, who left Michigan to join the NBA ranks. The Cavs play their first exhibition game on Monday hosting a team from Argentina.

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