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Be sure to pick up tomorrow's edition of The Evening Leader for detailed election results.
ST. MARYS — Check back here throughout the night to see updates on election results. Information will be posted once it is released.
5:10 p.m. — Multiple national media outlets are reporting voters in New Jersey will be given an extension to submit e-mail ballots until Friday because of the widespread damage from Superstorm Sandy.
7:10 p.m. — CNN is reporting Mitt Romney has won Kentucky, Barack Obama has won Vermont.
7:30 p.m. — Polls have closed in Ohio, North Carolina and West Virginia.
NEW BREMEN — After winning NBC’s “Phenomenon,” some area residents may be familiar with Mike Super, the first magician to win a live magic competition on primetime network television.
The magician, who has been named Entertainer of the Year and Best Performing Artist of the Year, has also performed for Ellen DeGeneres, Jay Leno and Regis Philbin, among others, and will now travel to New Bremen for a local show.
ST. MARYS — Motorists along South Street in the city of St. Marys will soon have one less traffic signal to content with in the coming weeks.
City engineers are in the first stages of removing the traffic signal at the intersection of South and Front streets in St. Marys. Starting on Wednesday, the signal will go into flash mode — the signal will flash to traffic on South Street and will be a red light to traffic on Front Street.
CELINA — For her dedication to Grand Lake St. Marys and to the Lake Improvement Association (LIA), Gayle Meyer was honored with the Guardian of the Lake Award Saturday morning at the group’s monthly meeting.
MINSTER — The Minster Historical Society celebrated the 100th birthday of two Fourth Street buildings Saturday with a new program.
The first installment of “A Look at Yesterday in Minster” focused on the Kramer Building and the Crescent Theater, both of which were built in 1912. Minster Historical Museum Curator Mary Oldiges said members of the historical society, which encourages the preservation of the older buildings in Minster, researched the history of the two downtown buildings.
LIMA — President Barack Obama declared Americans need a champion for their causes and interests in Washington, D.C. and more work needs to be done on Capitol Hill to move the United States forward.
Obama addressed approximately 3,800 people gathered Friday afternoon in the gymnasium at Lima Senior High School, the third stop in a whirlwind one-day trip in Ohio, to rally Democrats with the election four days away.
ST. MARYS — Leadership, entrepreneurship and education are all important to Memorial High School senior Adam Neal.
“I believe I’m a real good leader,” Neal said of what separates him from other students. “I can help dictate a lot of things and I can help people cooperate and bring people together to help solve problems.”
Neal credited his grandfather for making him a strong leader.
CELINA — A Celina Republican and a Lima Libertarian are set to square off for the 12th District Ohio Senate seat on Tuesday.
Incumbent Keith Faber is seeking to retain his seat over challenger Paul D. Hinds. Faber, who was first appointed to the Senate seat in 2007 to fill the unexpired term of Jim Jordan, also served three terms in the Ohio House.
“I think it’s important we continue to work on policies that allow jobs to grow,” Faber told The Evening Leader. “Work force development is also a big issue.”
ST. MARYS — Jackie Wilker says she has no doubts in her mind her sons can handle whatever situation pops up after they pulled her from a submerged car following a collision with a deer last week.