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10:16 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

Equities firm buys Ohio newspapers

The Lima News is one of four newspapers Freedom Communications will sell to a Philadelphia-based private equity firm called Versa Capital Management. Versa has been busy lately buying other papers in Ohio and around the country.

Versa Capital Management has been on a buying spree lately. The company at the end of last week purchased The Telegraph in Alton, Illinois, The Journal-Courier in Jacksonville, Illinois, and The Sedalia Democrat in Sedalia, Missouri. The deal also included the Lima News in Ohio. 

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

Conrad's Corner: May 22, 2012

Conrad Balliet reads Jane Kretschman's poem, "Death is Embarrassing."

Statewide News
5:40 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

Ohio law ends labeling of pit bulls as 'vicious'

Pit bulls will no longer be labeled as "vicious" dogs under a new Ohio law.

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Military
5:27 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

Ten Ohio veterans found at funeral home are buried

The remains of 10 Ohio veterans found in a funeral home basement last year have been buried with full military honors.

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Environment
5:23 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

Ohio doctors can't reveal gas drilling chemicals to public

Doctors given new access to the proprietary chemical recipes that oil and gas drillers use to crack into Ohio shale would be prohibited from sharing the information with the public under an energy proposal moving through the Ohio House.

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