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One child abuse, neglect case is one too many

| July 2, 2015
One child abuse, neglect case is one too many

By Mary Beth Bonaventure At the Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS), we believe that any instance of child abuse or neglect is one case too many. That’s why it’s so heartbreaking to read statistics showing child abuse and neglect cases rising across the United States. Unfortunately, Indiana is not immune from such trends. Here […]

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Control

| July 2, 2015
Control

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Do you like to have control over everything? Do you lose peace when situations are out of your hands? If so, this article is for you. I know of many people who struggle with control issues. These are the people who seem to so easily “lose their religion” every time […]

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Fort Wayne Deltas award scholarships at Annual Rites of Passage Ceremony

| July 1, 2015
Fort Wayne Deltas award scholarships at Annual Rites of Passage Ceremony

Courtesy of Delta Sigma Theta Inc. Fort Wayne Alumnae Chapter Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—On behalf of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Fort Wayne Alumnae Chapter, we celebrate and send heartfelt appreciation to the community for your financial support in helping us bless four college-bound students with our Floretta A. Clancy Memorial Scholarship Fund. Because […]

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Spotlight on Michelle Chambers

| July 1, 2015
Spotlight on Michelle Chambers

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Have we got a treat for you! Not only does this week’s spotlight have not just one business but two, she is also making history here in Fort Wayne. She is seeking to be the first African American woman elected to City Council and the first African American elected […]

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Obituaries: July 1-7 Edition

| July 1, 2015
Obituaries: July 1-7 Edition

   

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County official, Baldwin Creek management speak out on evacuation—Part 2 of 2

| July 1, 2015
County official, Baldwin Creek management speak out on evacuation—Part 2 of 2

By Eunice Tabron-Booker Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE–On June 11, dozens of residents of Baldwin Creek Apartments were stunned to learn they were being given just hours to evacuate their apartments after local government officials shut down a number of buildings there due to dangerous sewage issues. Anger, chaos and sometimes conflicting stories ensued […]

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Understanding real ‘love’ in the midst of the same-sex marriage debate

| June 30, 2015
Understanding real ‘love’ in the midst of the same-sex marriage debate

Editor’s note: As people continue to debate the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision that states were obligated to allow same-sex marriages throughout the nation, we recently were made aware of the writings of someone in the spiritual community that discussed the issue on a spiritual, rather than political, societal or “religious” perspective. The following thoughts, […]

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Lincoln Financial Foundation awards grant to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

| June 30, 2015
Lincoln Financial Foundation awards grant to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

Educational programsto benefit from $45,000 grant award FORT WAYNE—The Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne has received a $45,000 grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation to support Project Learn. The project encompasses educational programming at the Clubs that include daily homework during “Power Hour,” small group tutoring for children needing assistance with basic skills, […]

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Medicaid Mason-Dixon Line

| June 30, 2015
Medicaid Mason-Dixon Line

By LeeAnn Hall, Alliance for a Just Society and Glenn Harris, Center for Social Inclusion There’s a new Mason-Dixon Line being drawn in our country—and it runs right through Medicaid, one of the country’s most important health insurance programs. Historically, the Mason-Dixon Line marked the division between states that embraced slavery and states that rejected […]

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Third District candidate Dr. Pam Galloway responds to SCOTUS ruling on ACA

| June 30, 2015
Third District candidate Dr. Pam Galloway responds to SCOTUS ruling on ACA

WARSAW–Dr. Pam Galloway, candidate for the Third Congressional District of Indiana, has issued the following statement: “Earlier today, the Supreme Court announced a flawed decision in King v. Burwell to uphold subsidies for the federal Obamacare exchanges. These subsidies were not authorized by the plain language of the law, and were simply created by the […]

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