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Georgia’s sweeping new gun law allows guns in bars, churches – latimes.com

| April 24, 2014
Georgia’s sweeping new gun law allows guns in bars, churches – latimes.com

It remains to be seen whether this will make Georgia safer as some advocates of the law claim or if the mixture of firearms and liquid courage might make some people lose the last vestige of restraint they might have had. Minor arguments at the pool table could escalate into something deadly on a frequent […]

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He that findeth a wife…

| April 23, 2014
He that findeth a wife…

Rev. Stewart Speaks! By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart “I can’t wait to find a man once I go to college!” This is the phrase that many of us ladies said while in high school. We sought to live out the “American Dream.” You know, the plan that many ladies have to be married by 21, have […]

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Former Bob Green & Friends band member crosses over at 60

| April 23, 2014
Former Bob Green & Friends band member crosses over at 60

FORT WAYNE—A former band member of one of Fort Wayne’s legendary jazz saxophonists, the late Bob Green, recently passed away. Edward “Ed” C. Wilkinson, who served a number of years as percussionist for Green’s popular Bob Green & Friends group, passed away April 16 at the age of 60. Born Jan. 20, 1954, in Fort […]

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When cops hide behind badge to kill blacks

| April 23, 2014
When cops hide behind badge to kill blacks

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)—In 1965, Tuskegee Institute in Alabama was a hotbed for social protest and bred students passionate about equality, justice and civil rights. Seventeen year-old, Ruby Sales, born in Jemison, Ala., was one of those students. “Once you got the religion of civil rights and you were really in […]

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Obituaries: April 23-29 Edition

| April 23, 2014
Obituaries: April 23-29 Edition

James W. “Bear Grease” Hollins, 87, departed this life on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Parkview Hospital in Kendallville. “Bear,” as he was known to some was born December 18, 1926 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, the son of the late Robert Avage-Hollins and Annie B. (Miller) Hollins. He retired from Norfolk & Southern Railroad after […]

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Social Security goes green on Earth Day—and every day

| April 23, 2014
Social Security goes green on Earth Day—and every day

By Chuck Stovall Social Security Administration For years, Social Security has been at the forefront of offering convenient, easy-to-use, and secure online services. We, along with those we serve, have saved a lot of paper, shipping costs, and fuel—and cut back on a lot of carbon exhaust and pollution—by going online instead of doing things […]

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Mobb Deep makes stunning return

| April 23, 2014
Mobb Deep makes stunning return

Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News Almost 20 years after the New York City-based, dark, underground hip-hop duo Mobb Deep released their sophomore full-length album, “The Infamous,” the group is taking a full circle approach to their 2014 album, “The Infamous Mobb Deep.” Although Mobb Deep did not receive as much […]

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‘White Like Me’ film, discussion reveals need for understanding, work in America

| April 23, 2014
‘White Like Me’ film, discussion reveals need for understanding, work in America

By Chasisti Falls Special to Frost Illustrated Thanks to Frost Illustrated being so informative, I had the pleasure of attending the “White Like Me” by Tim Wise Community Film Screening and Discussion that was held at the Indiana University South Bend Campus. The event was held April 12, simultaneously in Fort Wayne, South Bend and […]

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Green activists mark Earth Day worldwide

| April 23, 2014
Green activists mark Earth Day worldwide

(GIN)—Actions to save the forests, the rivers, wildlife and endangered species were underway this week from Pittsboro, North Carolina to Nairobi, Kenya as millions of people marked the 44th anniversary of Earth Day. The first Earth Day was organized by Gaylord Nelson, a former U.S. senator from Wisconsin, in 1970 as a way to bring […]

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Veterans 1st Hiring Event planned for May 8

| April 23, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Northeast Indiana Works and WorkOne Northeast is scheduled to host a Veterans 1st Hiring Event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 8 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Military veterans and their spouses will have a chance to discuss job opportunities with as many as 75 regional employers. Two dozen professionals from […]

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