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OMCCBCV post-election statement

| December 1, 2016
OMCCBCV post-election statement

THE One Million Conscious and Conscientious Black Contributors and Voters (OMCCBCV) stands on our most basic and practical standard, Economic Empowerment, as we have since our inception less than two years ago. On many occasions, we have spoken on radio shows across this nation, letting Black people know who we are and what we are […]

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Election won’t change anything until we vote with our wallets

| December 1, 2016
Election won’t change anything until we vote with our wallets

By Jim Clingman (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) By the time you read this, I trust you will have wiped away the slime and the grunge, regurgitated a few times, taken a good bath or shower, relentlessly scrubbed the stench from your bodies, and maybe even found it necessary to delouse, because the dirty, filthy, hateful, […]

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Arrest made in fatal hit and run accident

| December 1, 2016
Arrest made in fatal hit and run accident

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:35 p.m., Nov. 15, Fort Wayne police responded to the report of a multi vehicle accident in the intersection of Coliseum and Parnell Avenue. Once on scene, officers observed a four-vehicle crash with one of the drivers who was involved in cardiac arrest. That victim was transported from the scene to a […]

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Three arrested in drug raid

| December 1, 2016
Three arrested in drug raid

FORT WAYNE—Just after 11:30 a.m., Nov. 18,officers of the Fort Wayne Police Department Emergency Services Team and detectives of the Vice and Narcotics Division served a search warrant located in the 2300 block of 25th Avenue in reference to a dealing narcotics investigation. During the search, detectives also located evidence of dog fighting and the […]

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Limited help for Nigerian women, girls with stigmatizing condition

| December 1, 2016
Limited help for Nigerian women, girls with stigmatizing condition

(GIN)—A disabling medical condition linked to child marriage and early childbirth is receiving limited attention from the Nigerian government, according to medical professionals in published reports. Doctors say the condition, known as obstetric fistula, is the result of prolonged labor without prompt medical intervention, causing a hole in a woman’s birth canal which leaves her […]

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African geologists warn of possible ‘Fukushima’ at site of proposed nuclear reactor

| December 1, 2016
African geologists warn of possible ‘Fukushima’ at site of proposed nuclear reactor

(GIN)—Geologists at the Africa Earth Observatory Network fear that a nuclear power station built over canyons in bedrock, as proposed by South Africa’s state-owned utility Eskom, is at risk of deadly surge storms and tsunamis—not unlike those triggered by the meltdown at the Japanese plant in Fukushima. Eskom disputes the findings. “If you’re going to […]

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Man shot on Fay Drive

| November 28, 2016
Man shot on Fay Drive

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:50 p.m., Nov. 18, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a residence located in the 1300 Fay Drive in reference to a shooting. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Paramedics provided medical treatment to the victim […]

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Two injured in Lima Road crash

| November 28, 2016
Two injured in Lima Road crash

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:35 p.m., Nov. 22, Fort Wayne police responded to the report of a personal injury motor vehicle accident on Lima Road just south of Northbrook Boulevard at approximately 12:35 p.m. this afternoon. On arrival, officers observed three vehicles that were involved. A pickup truck which was overturned and sitting on its top […]

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Fatal motor vehicle accident17-year-old killed in single car accident

| November 28, 2016
Fatal motor vehicle accident17-year-old killed in single car accident

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:30 p.m., Nov. 22, Fort Wayne police officers responded to the 3000 block of E. Washington Blvd. on the report single motor vehicle accident. On arrival firefighters and police officers found a passenger car in the parking lot of the Crown Battery Systems business resting on its top. Pinned underneath the vehicle […]

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Man shot in parking lot outside north end night club

| November 28, 2016
Man shot in parking lot outside north end night club

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:11 a.m., Nov. 24, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the pub (old Pierre’s nightclub) located at 5629 St. Joe Road in reference to gunshots fired outside in the parking lot. Officers working security at the pub located an adult male in the parking lot suffering from apparent gunshot […]

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