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Make a plan to quit smoking

| February 8, 2016
Make a plan to quit smoking

By Patricia Turner Special to Frost Illustrated Every New Year’s Day, people all over the world make resolutions to improve their health and lifestyle. If you’re a smoker, the best thing you can do is to make a quit plan. Smoking is still the No. 1 cause of preventable death in Indiana. Making the decision […]

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Blackonomics: Unrepresented by our representatives

| February 8, 2016
Blackonomics: Unrepresented by our representatives

1 Samuel 8 describes our predicament By James Clingman NNPA News Wire Columnist Does it really matter who wins the presidency? How can it matter to black folks, considering the way we “play” politics? We have no power, no leverage, and little or no influence in the political arena, and even worse it seems we […]

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House passes bill to target meth cooks

| February 8, 2016
House passes bill to target meth cooks

INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana House of Representatives passed State Rep. Martin Carbaugh’s (R-Fort Wayne) bill to combat Indiana’s growing meth problem. If enacted, House Bill 1211, would allow meth manufacturers to be charged with a Level 4 or Level 6 felony when meth lab accidents cause property damage. “According to the Indiana State Police, in the past […]

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Two busted in Robinwood meth raid

| February 8, 2016
Two busted in Robinwood meth raid

FORT WAYNE—Shortly after 7 p.m. FEB. 2,  officers of the Fort Wayne Police Department Vice & Narcotics Division,  Emergency Services Team and the Indiana State Police served a search warrant in the 4100 block of Robinwood Drive in Fort Wayne in connection with the manufacturing of methamphetamines. Two subjects were arrested at the scene as […]

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Police gas attack forces barricaded suspect from home

| February 8, 2016
Police gas attack forces barricaded suspect from home

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 5:30 a.m., Feb. 2, Fort Wayne police responded to a domestic disturbance which involved two brothers in a residence located at 1316 High St. Once on scene it was learned that the suspect, Jason Beam, 23, had somehow entered his brother’s home early in the morning and fell asleep on a living […]

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Man serious, woman critical after police pursuit, crash

| February 8, 2016
Man serious, woman critical after police pursuit, crash

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:09 p.m., Feb. 4, an officer with the Fort Wayne Police Department was responding to a call for service while southbound on Ardmore Avenue when he observed a silver Chevy Malibu swerving into oncoming traffic northbound on Ardmore Ave.  The officer got permission to disregard the call he was en route too […]

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Bettye J. Moore

| February 8, 2016
Bettye J. Moore

Bettye J. Moore, 65, departed this life on Feb. 4, 2016. She was born on Feb. 8, 1950. She leaves to cherish her memory: sons, Jeffery Moore (Angie) and Christopher Moore (Melissa) of Fort Wayne; Callene Warren (Leotis) and Nawannda Ridgway (John) of Fort Wayne; step brothers, Eddie Carlisle (Martha Jean) and Amos Carlisle (Paulene) […]

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Obituaries: February 6-12, 2016

| February 6, 2016
Obituaries: February 6-12, 2016

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You’ll lose with pneumonia, booze

| February 6, 2016
You’ll lose with pneumonia, booze

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D.MPH While training at Kings County Hospital in Internal Medicine, I often had to admit many patients with pneumonia. During their hospital stay, some would do well while others did poorly. In reviewing their medical history, those who did not do well usually had a history of alcoholism. These patients would […]

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Travel to Washington, D.C., with Moore, Locke family

| February 3, 2016
Travel to Washington, D.C., with Moore, Locke family

If you are looking for a place to get away for a few days, then come ride with us on a bus trip to Washington, D.C., as we share with family and friends at the Moore, Locke Family Reunion. We will be leaving Fort Wayne, at 2 p.m., Friday, July 8, 2016 and are scheduled […]

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