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Judge Stanley A. Levine—practice of law should serve the community

| November 1, 2014
Judge Stanley A. Levine—practice of law should serve the community

FORT WAYNE—Spend five minutes with Judge Stanley A. Levine and you’ll learn a lot about the man. For one, it immediately becomes apparent that he loves the law in every aspect—its history, its meaning, its importance to society and its implementation. Spend a little more time with him and you’ll realize that love of law […]

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East Wayne St. Center, St. Joseph Community Health to present mental health awareness event

| November 1, 2014

FORT WAYNE—East Wayne Street Center and St. Joseph Community Health Foundation are scheduled to present the 1st Annual Mental Health Awareness Great Event at the Embassy Theatre at 7 p.m., Nov. 16. The event includes a presentation of the production “Mother 4 5 and 7even,” produced and directed by James Wesley Williams and starring actor Cynda […]

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Legion concert tribute to our warriors

| November 1, 2014
Legion concert tribute to our warriors

By Ketu Oladuwa Special to Frost Illustrated I met Art Turk Burton in Chicago late summer, while on a weekend get-a-way with my wife. I saw the brother perform at two venues that weekend, the second of which was at the South Side Community Arts Center with his group, the Congo Square Ensemble. I was […]

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Art ‘Turk’ Burton: ‘I gravitated toward jazz, or African American classical music as I like to call it’

| November 1, 2014
Art ‘Turk’ Burton: ‘I gravitated toward jazz, or African American classical music as I like to call it’

Acclaimed percussionist to bring top quality performance to American Legion Post 148 Nov. 8 FORT WAYNE—Enthusiastic but humble, Art “Turk” Burton will often tell you that he never really became a “full time” musician, spending a significant amount of his time as an educator and in recent years as a writer, chronicling the history of […]

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Concern grows as Ebola spreads

| October 31, 2014
Concern grows as Ebola spreads

By Brian E. Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call (FinalCall.com)—The Ebola virus—that some maintain is a man-made product established in biological warfare research—is still overwhelming Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone and now has spread to Europe and America. Experts are calling Ebola the worst outbreak of disease in recent times. At Final Call press […]

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Spotlight on playwright Tianah Sincere—’Test to Testify,’ straight from the heart

| October 31, 2014
Spotlight on playwright Tianah Sincere—’Test to Testify,’ straight from the heart

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that you’re still taking the time out of your days to bring yourselves and others some well deserved beauty, joy, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel on our journey of love, to […]

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Joint Potentate and Commandress Ball set for Nov. 8

| October 31, 2014
Joint Potentate and Commandress Ball set for Nov. 8

FORT WAYNE—Saudi Temple No. 50 and Saudi Court No. 121 are scheduled to host their joint potentate and commandress ball honoring Illustrious Potentate Glen Lee and Illustrious Commandress Alice Lee. From 6 p.m. to midnight Nov. 8. at Don Halls Guesthouse, 1313 Washington Center Road. Proceeds from the ball go towards the organization’s scholarship programs […]

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In land of diamonds, Botswana’s ruling party’s sparkle dims

| October 31, 2014
In land of diamonds, Botswana’s ruling party’s sparkle dims

(GIN)–The ruling Botswana Democratic Party won a majority of seats in parliamentary elections this past week, ensuring a second five year term for President Ian Khama whose party has ruled Botswana since independence from Britain 48 years ago. But, the victory was hard-won. The recently-united opposition coalition has eaten away at the number of seats […]

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Fort Wayne MLK Jr. Club searching for Unity Day 2015 talent

| October 31, 2014

By Clifford Buttram Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The MLK Club of Fort Wayne is scheduled to present the 30th Anniversary Unity Day celebration on Jan. 19, 2015 at the Grand Wayne Center. Each year, we search for talent to participate and perform as part of the program. Perhaps you have the best gospel choir in […]

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FWPD seeks assistance identifying robbery suspect

| October 30, 2014
FWPD seeks assistance identifying robbery suspect

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne police officials say the need the public’s assistance in identifying the robbery suspect captured in this accompany surveillance photograph, tend during an attempted armed robbery, that occurred at approximately 8:09, Oct. 28 at the Marathon gas station at 9501 Maysville Road. The suspect is described as male white, in his 20s, approximately […]

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