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Can Hillary survive email controversy?

| September 4, 2015
Can Hillary survive email controversy?

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist If you had asked me just a year ago if former Secretary of State and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton would be the Democratic nominee for president of the United States I’d have replied “no question.” I expected a near-coronation on the Democratic side, and a little rough-and-tumble on the Republican […]

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White men, guns, protecting black people?

| September 4, 2015
White men, guns, protecting black people?

Leeriness about Oath Keeper promises to help By Askia Muhammad and J.A. Salaam Special to the NNPA from The Final Call WASHINGTON–Into the toxic brew of unpunished killings of blacks in Ferguson, Mo., and a heavily militarized police force has come a fiercely anti-government, militaristic group of armed, “civilian” white men, seemingly itching for a […]

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Emmett Till’s life still matters

| September 4, 2015
Emmett Till’s life still matters

By Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. NNPA Columnist The more things change, the more they stay the same. Racially motivated murder of young black Americans across the United States is not a new or rare phenomenon. For too long this brutally fatal manifestation of the madness of American racism has persisted in the face of public […]

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The people of the fair: A beautiful—and temporary—patchwork community

| September 4, 2015
The people of the fair: A beautiful—and temporary—patchwork community

By Laura Arwood for BSU Journalism at the Fair Special to Frost Illustrated INDIANAPOLIS—Between the mule races, the donut-burger stand and the Ferris wheel are people—the thread that holds a quilt of bustling activity together. This is the community the Indiana State Fair creates for 17 days, then lets disappear—until next summer. As this year’s […]

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Juvenile arrested for Get 2 Go gas station robbery

| September 4, 2015
Juvenile arrested for Get 2 Go gas station robbery

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:15 p.m., Aug. 31, a person entered and robbed the Get 2 Go gas station located at 4832 S. Calhoun St. The subject pointed a black handgun at customers and the clerk and then demanded money.  The handgun appeared to have a laser or flashlight connected to the front of the gun. […]

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High school runner critically injured when struck by car

| September 4, 2015
High school runner critically injured when struck by car

FORT WAYNE—Officers with the Fort Wayne Police department are presently investigating an accident which took place at approximately 4:10 p.m., Aug. 31, involving a pedestrian and a passenger vehicle that had pulled onto a long drive leading to a place of business in the 2500 block of Spy Run Avenue. The victim was running with […]

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Motorcyclist critically injured after crashing twice

| September 4, 2015
Motorcyclist critically injured after crashing twice

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 2:12 p.m., Aug. 31, an officer with the Fort Wayne Police Department driving in the area of Wells Street and Fernhill Avenue observed a motorcyclist down on Fernhill Avenue just east of Wells Street. By the time the officer turned around and pulled up to the scene the motorcyclist had picked his […]

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Award winning Gracias Choir of South Korea to spread Gospel at free Fort Wayne concert

| September 3, 2015
Award winning Gracias Choir of South Korea to spread Gospel at free Fort Wayne concert

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Branch of the International Youth Fellowship (IYF) in partnership with the Gracias Choir are scheduled to present the Gracias Christmas Cantata at 7 p.m., Sept. 24 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. Founded in South Korea in 2000, the Gracias Choir has won grand prizes and first […]

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You can’t get better when you are bitter

| September 3, 2015
You can’t get better when you are bitter

By Lyndia Grant Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer In a newly released book titled “Pocket Pearls,” the Rev. Dr. Willette Wright shares the 12 pearls God gave to her late husband, the Rev. Steven Kenneth Wright. This week, we’re writing about “Pearl Seven: Bake Your Bread in the Ovens of Others.” It […]

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Cynthia Franks shares Joyful Gift Baskets

| September 2, 2015
Cynthia Franks shares Joyful Gift Baskets

By Jeanie Summerville Cynthia Franks is the owner of Joyful Gift Baskets and can be reached by calling (260) 418-2674 or on Fridays at Farmers Market on Main St., and on her Facebook page. 1.)  How long have you been in this profession? About three years and I love it. 2.)  Describe the product that […]

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