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JJ Foster to hold youth basketball camp

JJ Foster to hold youth basketball camp

| July 8, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Foster’s Kids Basketball Camp is scheduled July 14 through July 16, every evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Bishop Luers High School, 333 E. Paulding Road. The camp is open for children from second to eighth grade. The cost for the camp is $40. J.J. Foster is camp director. For more […]

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we wait for grace – a meditation on charleston/in memoriam for the charleston 9

we wait for grace – a meditation on charleston/in memoriam for the charleston 9

| July 8, 2015

© 2015 omowale-ketu oladuwa          blinded by hatred, the alleged killer could not see the grace surrounding him            ––president barack obama, eulogy for clementa pinckney, south carolina it is difficult to imagine, (denamrk vesey), what infatuation could have prompted you to attempt an enterprise so wild and visionary. you were […]

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Spotlight on American Legion Post 148 (part two of two)

Spotlight on American Legion Post 148 (part two of two)

| July 8, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As we travel on our journey of love, to get to know one another better, we recap from part one of this story, which focused on Anthony Payne being elected the new commander of American Legion Post 148 and how he took office on Sunday June 7, 2015.  He […]

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Obituaries: July 8-14 edition

Obituaries: July 8-14 edition

| July 8, 2015

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

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

| July 1, 2015

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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Don’t take your joy away!

Don’t take your joy away!

| June 25, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart The world is full of tragedy and sadness. The events of late have brought a damper to the overall psyche of most individuals with hearts of compassion. The calamity that I’m referring to and that brought tears to my eyes was that of the murdering of the nine individuals at […]

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ornette-buddha blues

ornette-buddha blues

| June 23, 2015

ornette-buddha blues © omowale-ketu oladuwa morning song[1] no need to explain, seeing all words need the say, lead to pray, preach, postulate, and all other such form of inaction blunting movement sound thru space yet sound, free space peace, the ever of lasting move the already been said to godspace, creative lite, day, moon rising […]

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Terrorist kills nine at historic black church in S. Carolina

Terrorist kills nine at historic black church in S. Carolina

| June 23, 2015

CHARLESTON, S.C.—Nine people were killed during a Bible study when a young white man opened fire at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 17. According to reports, 21-year-old Dylann Storm Roof sat for nearly an hour during a traditional Wednesday night prayer meeting at Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist  Episcopal Church, affectionately […]

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Raw sewage forces residents out of Baldwin Creek apartments

Raw sewage forces residents out of Baldwin Creek apartments

| June 23, 2015

By Eunice Tabron-Booker Pure chaos can only describe the scene at Baldwin Creek Apartments over the past couple of weeks. As management scurry to resolve long standing issues, residents grow anxious and want answers. On June 11, many residents were informed they had only a few hours to grab what they could and vacate the […]

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What are you doing this summer? Why not enter the magical world of books?

What are you doing this summer? Why not enter the magical world of books?

| June 19, 2015

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Okay, school’s out for the summer, which officially began with the summer solstice on June 21. Now, what, since you are getting no more of the teacher’s dirty looks because of some imbecilic thing you did or tried to get away with, and you have no more books to carry home […]

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