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Frost Illustrated newspaper scraping by after theft (journalgazette.net)

| June 25, 2014
Frost Illustrated newspaper scraping by after theft (journalgazette.net)

Fort Wayne’s oldest weekly publication is in jeopardy, dealing with the fallout from the theft of thousands of dollars, allegedly by a former employee.

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With more than 1,000 infected, can Ebola virus be stopped?

| August 1, 2014
With more than 1,000 infected, can Ebola virus be stopped?

(GIN)—As an Ebola epidemic sweeps relentlessly across West African borders, with the death toll topping 600, some are now asking if the virus can be stopped. The Ebola outbreak started in Guinea and spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone. It has been called the deadliest in recorded history, with Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and the […]

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French firm loses bid to own Africa’s ‘Roobios’ trademark

| August 1, 2014
French firm loses bid to own Africa’s ‘Roobios’ trademark

(GIN)—South African tea planters won a major victory over European and U.S. tea dealers this week. They defeated efforts by a French firm to gain control of the name “Rooibos”—a popular tea that grows in South Africa—by trademarking it abroad. Under the agreement, Rooibos, which means “red bush” in Afrikaans, will refer to tea grown […]

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CANI Head Start now enrolling for Fall 2014

| August 1, 2014

FORT WAYNE—CANI (Community Action of Northeast Indiana) Head Start has openings available for fall 2014. CANI Head Start is a free, comprehensive early childhood development program; meeting high standard educational, health, nutritional, and social service needs of low-income children and families. CANI Head Start serves children ages three to five, and their families in Allen, […]

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It Is Well With My Soul invites you to observe National Minority Donor Awareness Month

| August 1, 2014
It Is Well With My Soul invites you to observe National Minority Donor Awareness Month

FORT WAYNE–August is Minority Donor Awareness Month. Did you know that one organ, eye, and tissue donor has the potential to save or enhance the lives of over 50 people? Did you know that the majority of more than 118,000 people on the transplant waiting list are minorities? It is Well With My Soul F.U.N. […]

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Red yeast rice is nice to your blood vessels

| July 31, 2014
Red yeast rice is nice to your blood vessels

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. For centuries, herbal medicines have been used by Chinese physicians. One particular herb which has been used for ailments such as, stomach complaints, poor blood flow, diarrhea and other acute and chronic conditions is red yeast rice. I am sure that the Chinese herbalist did not have the instruments to […]

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Back-to-school dental care scheduled for Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

| July 31, 2014

Familia Dental to provide the required exams FORT WAYNE—Familia Dental will be providing preventative dental care to the young members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne on Aug. 7. The exam and cleaning will fulfill the “proof of dental exam” required by Fort Wayne Community Schools. The clinic will be held for […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks: What part do you play?

| July 31, 2014
Rev. Stewart Speaks: What part do you play?

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart “Can’t we all just get along?” This is the famous quote by Rodney King that is often used when someone desires to see unity amongst a group of people. The phrase is meant to draw people together rather than to incite anger and frustration in others. Peace and harmony exist […]

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Downtown development not limited to real estate

| July 30, 2014
Downtown development not limited to real estate

FORT WAYNE—For The Rescue Mission, Fort Wayne’s downtown development is about more than real estate and economic development. “While The Rescue Mission applauds and affirms the economic development and revitalization efforts in downtown Fort Wayne, we also feel the need to address human development and revitalization,” said the Rev. Donovan Coley, CEO and senior pastor […]

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A  victory for affirmative action

| July 30, 2014
A  victory for affirmative action

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Almost lost among the news in recent weeks about the war in the Middle East and a war of another kind in Washington between Republicans and President Obama was a bit of good news:  A federal appeals court, acting on a case remanded by the Supreme Court, upheld the University […]

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UNCF stands its ground in Koch flap

| July 30, 2014
UNCF stands its ground in Koch flap

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist The controversy over the recent donation by the Koch Foundation to the UNCF begs a discussion of politics, education, and business.  After receiving a $25 million gift from the Charles Koch Foundation, the UNCF and its president,  Michael Lomax, took incoming fire from the AFSME union, which discontinued its funding […]

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