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I&M presents United Way of Allen County $50,000 for 211

| February 24, 2017
I&M presents United Way of Allen County $50,000 for 211

FORT WAYNE—Indiana Michigan Power recently delivered to the United Way of Allen County $50,000 for the United Way 211 service center on behalf of the AEP Foundation. The United Way 211 service center connects individuals with needed resources 24-hours a day, 365 days a year via the 2-1-1 dial code, text or online. Handling more […]

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Minority leaders feel Muslims unfairly targeted

| February 24, 2017
Minority leaders feel Muslims unfairly targeted

By Audrey A. Lundy (North Dallas Gazette/NNPA Member) Muslims have lived in Texas since 1854. They have established mosques, schools and other institutions that serve the greater community. Like most residents, they are proud Texans and Americans, according to Omar Suleiman, who serves as the Resident Scholar of the Valley Ranch Islamic Center in Irving, […]

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The art of the deal: President Trump loves confusion, chaos

| February 24, 2017
The art of the deal: President Trump loves confusion, chaos

By Roger Caldwell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) In politics, I have been told that you pick your battles, but President Donald Trump has a different theory. He has decided to fight everyone that does not agree with his opinion, and it’s probably the worst way that he could have started his administration. There are more than […]

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On My Way Pre-K builds for adulthood

| February 24, 2017
On My Way Pre-K builds for adulthood

By Tiffany Bailey Vice President of Community Impact United Way of Allen County What would you like your child to be as an adult? Successful, of course: financially stable, employed, caring well for their family, contributing to their community in a meaningful way. Building that adult starts in childhood, said Greta McKinney, the director of […]

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Driver sought in fatal car accident

| February 23, 2017
Driver sought in fatal car accident

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:04 p.m., the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1800 block of West Jefferson Boulevard in reference to a vehicle crash with injuries. Witnesses reported three vehicles were involved in the crash and one of the vehicles was on fire. The Fort Wayne Fire Department arrived on scene and […]

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Two women arrested for Salin Bank robbery

| February 23, 2017
Two women arrested for Salin Bank robbery

FORT WAYNE—Uniform officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department patrolling the area of the 4400 block of Bluffton Road at approximately 5 p.m., Feb. 21, observed a vehicle matching the description of the one used as the getaway car in the Salin Bank robbery on Lima Road that had occurred several hours earlier that day. […]

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Officer fires weapon—two armed suspects apprehended, one still at large

| February 23, 2017
Officer fires weapon—two armed suspects apprehended, one still at large

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:05 p.m., Feb. 22, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a 911 call reporting three armed individuals with handguns in the 3000 block of Alexander Street. As officers were coming into the area they were being updated to the reported location of the three armed suspects. A uniformed officer […]

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Members exhibition set for Garrett Museum of Art

| February 23, 2017
Members exhibition set for Garrett Museum of Art

GARRETT—The little art  museum in Garrett….Garrett Museum of Art…small only in size…is scheduled to hold its annual Members Show opening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., March 10 at the museum, 100 South Randolph St. According to muesum officials, the membership’s work  has grown over the past four years to actually fill every wall in […]

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Jesus versus the cross

| February 23, 2017
Jesus versus the cross

By Pastor Samuel Bellamy  Though many cherish the “old rugged cross,” it has no more significance than the guillotine, electric chair, firing squad, or lethal injection.  These are only a few means of capital punishment used to execute criminals.  These persons are cursed for committing crimes worthy of death.  The cross has been depicted as […]

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Building movement to fight extremism

| February 23, 2017
Building movement to fight extremism

By the Reverend Dr. William J. Barber II On Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, President Trump wrapped up his first week of executive orders with a temporary ban on refugees and travelers from several Muslim countries. Effective immediately, this order impacted tens of thousands of people, leading to the detention of travelers in airports across the […]

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