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New York AG, CFPB join forces to fight illegal national debt collection scheme

| December 10, 2016
New York AG, CFPB join forces to fight illegal national debt collection scheme

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) A new federal lawsuit alleges that since at least 2009, two major players in the debt collection industry have illegally operated, harassed, threatened and deceived millions of consumers across the country—often for debts that were either inflated or not even owed. The scheme based in Buffalo, New York, also […]

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Ask Alma: My family treats me like trash and I’m ready to cut them off

| December 10, 2016
Ask Alma: My family treats me like trash and I’m ready to cut them off

By Alma Gill (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Dear Alma, I am 40 years old and have finally decided to cut my mother, father, sister and oldest niece out of my life. I’m tired of being lied to, deceived and treated like the black sheep of the family. My mom and I never had a mother-daughter […]

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Film review: ‘Arrival’

| December 10, 2016
Film review: ‘Arrival’

By Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) Nearly 40 years ago, “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” set the bar very high for sci-fi films that eschewed conventional all-out action sequences and garnered their strength from immense suspense, evocative visuals and mind-numbing mystery. “Arrival” is in that same elite category. Brainy. Intense. Scary. It joins […]

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Balaam and his talking donkey

| December 9, 2016
Balaam and his talking donkey

By Brother Jackie Wall Approved and authorized by Bishop Joe Swanson PRAISE YAHSHUA! Genesis 12:3—“And I will bless those who bless you, and curse him, who curses you; and in you shall all families of the earth be blessed.” This is Yahweh speaking to Abram—he would later change his name to Abraham.  What he is […]

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Black unemployment rate double what whites experience

| December 9, 2016
Black unemployment rate double what whites experience

By Freddie Allen (NNPA Newswire Managing Editor) Black workers lost ground last month, as the unemployment rate increased from 8.3 percent in September to 8.6 percent in October, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department. October was a bad month for black workers, in general. Not only did the share of Black […]

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Film review: ‘Loving’

| December 9, 2016
Film review: ‘Loving’

By Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) For a long time, it was a forbidden love. Through slavery, the reconstruction era, on into the 20th century, particularly in the South, interracial romantic relations were looked down on and marriages were illegal. Anti-miscegenation laws were on the books in 16 states below the Mason-Dixon line. Marry […]

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MLK Jr. Club Inc. 20th Annual “Santa On Tour” event set for Renaissance Pointe YMCA

| December 8, 2016
MLK Jr. Club Inc. 20th Annual “Santa On Tour” event set for Renaissance Pointe YMCA

By Clifford Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—As we enter into the 2016 Holiday season, the MLK Jr. Club Inc. will host its 20th Annual “Santa On Tour” and Trolley Ride on Dec. 10, 2016. The event will commence at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA on 2323 Bowser Ave. from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. […]

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Six injured in auto crash

| December 8, 2016
Six injured in auto crash

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:51 p.m., Oct. 31, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of an injury accident in the 4800 block of Hatfield Road. Officers arrived and located two vehicles involved in a head-on crash. Three juveniles were in one vehicle. One juvenile male was determined to be in critical condition at […]

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Out of sight… sulfites

| December 8, 2016
Out of sight… sulfites

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. When I was a kid, growing up in Brooklyn, and the weather would begin to change to a cool and brisk autumn air, I recall that this was a signal that my mom would begin to can many fruits and vegetables. The canning process was done in the most sterile […]

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The plan of Yahweh

| December 8, 2016
The plan of Yahweh

By Jackie Wall Approved and authorized by Bishop Joe Swanson PRAISE YAHWEH! I have five words starting with the letters wh for you pertaining to our Father: WHO—YAHWEH—FATHER—Isayah 44:8: “Do not fear, nor be afraid.  Have I not told you from that time, and have declared;  You are My witnesses!  Is there a source of […]

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