The Lima News

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The Lima News
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Civitas Media
Publisher James Shine
Editor Jim Krumel
Language English
Headquarters Lima, Ohio

The Lima News is a local daily newspaper aimed at residents in Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Logan, Mercer, Putnam, Shelby and Van Wert counties in Ohio. The newspaper's headquarters are located in Lima, Ohio.

The paper was owned by Freedom Communications, a privately held California-based company whose flagship paper is the Orange County Register, until 2012, when it was sold to Ohio Community Media, an affiliate of the private equity firm Versa Capital Management.[1][2] Under Freedom Communications' ownership, The Lima News took a libertarian editorial position on issues.


  1. ^ Ann, Mary. "Freedom Communications sells 4 Midwest papers". Retrieved 2012-08-25. 
  2. ^ "OCM purchases the Lima News". Retrieved 2012-08-25. 

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