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You’ll lose with pneumonia, booze

| February 6, 2016
You’ll lose with pneumonia, booze

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D.MPH While training at Kings County Hospital in Internal Medicine, I often had to admit many patients with pneumonia. During their hospital stay, some would do well while others did poorly. In reviewing their medical history, those who did not do well usually had a history of alcoholism. These patients would […]

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Travel to Washington, D.C., with Moore, Locke family

| February 3, 2016
Travel to Washington, D.C., with Moore, Locke family

If you are looking for a place to get away for a few days, then come ride with us on a bus trip to Washington, D.C., as we share with family and friends at the Moore, Locke Family Reunion. We will be leaving Fort Wayne, at 2 p.m., Friday, July 8, 2016 and are scheduled […]

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Cornerstone Christian Prep celebrates 25 years

| February 3, 2016
Cornerstone Christian Prep celebrates 25 years

FORT WAYNE—Cornerstone Christian College Prep Day & High School is scheduled to hold its 25th Anniversary Celebration 6 p.m., Feb. 6 at the Destiny Dome Embassy and Cathedral of Praise International, 3501 Harris Road. The guest speaker for the event is Dr. Steve Perry, founder and principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Conn. […]

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Africa’s non-stop sun now powers solar bus

| February 2, 2016
Africa’s non-stop sun now powers solar bus

(GIN)—The Ugandan manufacturers of a solar-powered bus are showing off their creation at a stadium in Kampala. A 35-seater, it uses two batteries and the direct rays of an equatorial sun. Solar panels attached to the roof power the 35-seater. Hopefully, partners will be found to help manufacture the bus for the mass market. The […]

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Silent AIDS crisis in Kenya still taking lives

| February 2, 2016
Silent AIDS crisis in Kenya still taking lives

(GIN)—Africa appears to be registering lower AIDS infection rates around the continent but with some exceptions.  This week, a pediatric study found 19,000 children in Homa Bay county, Kenya, are infected with HIV. While HIV is rarely a page one story these days, the virus is particularly rampant in Kenya where one in every four […]

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Trouble ahead for Nigeria as oil profits plummet

| February 2, 2016
Trouble ahead for Nigeria as oil profits plummet

(GIN)—Tumbling oil prices have been a gift to some but they’ve blown a huge hole in Nigeria’s balance sheet which some fear may set the once promising African economy into a tail spin. What could be worse than finding you have a trillion dollar budget gap and an insurgent group that threatens to hit whatever […]

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Gushing pipelines bombed by militants foul water, farms, fishing grounds

| February 2, 2016
Gushing pipelines bombed by militants foul water, farms, fishing grounds

(GIN)—Oil is spewing unchecked into delicate ecological systems in southern Bayelsa state,  Nigeria, after multiple bombings by militants in the area. Community leader Eke-Spiff Erempagamo told AP news that the spill was “massive—the biggest in years.” Fishermen said oil had flowed unchecked for two days. A spokesman for the Nigeria Agip Oil Company estimated a […]

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Walgreens robber caught on video

| February 1, 2016
Walgreens robber caught on video

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne Police detectives are asking the public’s help in identifying the robbery suspect captured in surveillance video footage during a robbery at a local pharmacy. At approximately 9:35 p.m., Jan. 14, a Fort Wayne police officer was dispatched to 222 E. Pettit, the site of Walgreens in reference to an armed robbery by a […]

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Pedestrian fatally injured in hit and run

| February 1, 2016
Pedestrian fatally injured in hit and run

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:20 a.m., Jan. 31, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to pedestrian struck near the intersection of South Anthony Boulevard and East Hollis Lane. Officers arrived and located an adult male down in the roadway on South Anthony Boulevard. Officers immediately began performing CPR until medics arrived, who determined the […]

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Police officer, suspect exchange gunfire; neither injured

| February 1, 2016
Police officer, suspect exchange gunfire; neither injured

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:52 p.m., Jan. 30 an officer with the Fort Wayne Police Department conducted a traffic stop in the area of Lewis Street and Hanna Street.  During the course of the traffic stop, the passenger of a stopped vehicle fled the scene on foot.  The officer pursued the suspect on foot eastbound on […]

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