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List of political candidates on the Allen County ballot of the Indiana May Primary Election

List of political candidates on the Allen County ballot of the Indiana May Primary Election

| April 26, 2016

ALLEN COUNTY—On May 3, eligible citizens will go to the polls to vote in the Indiana Primary Election. As experienced voters know, the Primary Election is not designed to actually elect people to office but, rather, to choose which candidates will go on to compete in the November General Election, during which voters will make […]

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Michigan’s The Soul Syndicate keeping ‘classic soul’ alive and well

Michigan’s The Soul Syndicate keeping ‘classic soul’ alive and well

| April 26, 2016

Frost Staff Review Let’s just be straight up and raw: It’s nice to hear love songs that come from the heart and soul rather than the groin. That distinction is what separates classic soul and R&B group The Soul Syndicate from much of today’s crowd. Formed in 2014, The Soul Syndicate made its debut to […]

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Armed, barricaded suspect peacefully taken into custody

Armed, barricaded suspect peacefully taken into custody

| April 26, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:38 a.m., April 24, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a residence located in the 3700 block of Warsaw Street in reference to a domestic disturbance involving an individual armed with a weapon. As officers arrived on the scene, they spoke with people who exited the residence who confirmed that […]

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Special ‘Blaxploitation’ Blu-ray/DVD series launches with Rudy Ray Moore’s ‘Dolemite’

Special ‘Blaxploitation’ Blu-ray/DVD series launches with Rudy Ray Moore’s ‘Dolemite’

| April 26, 2016

BRIDGEPORT, Conn.—As the premiere release in a special series of six fully restored “Blaxploitation” cult classics, “Dolemite” hustles onto a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack, April 26 from Vinegar Syndrome (VS). Emerging in the U.S. in the early 1970s, Blaxploitation films—the first to regularly feature soundtracks of funk and soul music and primarily African American casts—were originally […]

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List of political candidates running for county, statewide, national office  in the Indiana May Primary Election

List of political candidates running for county, statewide, national office  in the Indiana May Primary Election

| April 25, 2016

STATEWIDE—On May 3, eligible citizens will go to the polls to vote in the Indiana Primary Election. As experienced voters know, the Primary Election is not designed to actually elect people to office but, rather, to choose which candidates will go on to compete in the November General Election, during which voters will make a […]

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Music  superstar Prince dead at 57

Music  superstar Prince dead at 57

| April 25, 2016

From various reports MINNEAPOLIS—In a year that has seen the deaths of a number of superstars in the entertainment world—Maurice White of Earth, Wind & Fire, Glenn the Eagles and the iconic David Bowie to name a few—this was by far the most shocking and, perhaps, unexpected. At approximately 12:50 p.m. EST, April 21, TMZ, […]

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Trump will deliver us from evil politicians

Trump will deliver us from evil politicians

| April 25, 2016

We the people are fed up with the lies and deceit of the greedy politicians who think more of themselves than the people they represent.  They are a group of self-righteous individuals who capitalize on every opportunity to benefit themselves. Our voice is being heard loud and clear.  Politicians, you will mistreat us no more. […]

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Hillary Clinton choice for the people

Hillary Clinton choice for the people

| April 25, 2016

During more than 40 years of employment, I contributed to Social Security.  Then, due to an orthopedic disability, I became eligible for both Social Security and Medicare benefits prior to age 65. Hillary Clinton not only supports both of these federal financial provisions for my family, she advocates strengthening these vital benefits for all seniors […]

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Kingdom of Heaven University opens Bible College

Kingdom of Heaven University opens Bible College

| April 21, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Kingdom of Heaven University Diplomat Training Center, 5800 Fairfield Ave., Suite 110, recently announced the opening of its Bible College. Among the programs offered are: • Bachelor of Theology • Bachelor of Prophetic Ministry • Bachelor of Kingdom Studies • Biblical Counseling Certificate Program • Spiritual Warfare Certificate Program Classes meet once a week […]

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A paralyzed priest’s heroic virtue

A paralyzed priest’s heroic virtue

| April 21, 2016

By Jerry Costello for The Christophers Can a quadriplegic man be ordained a priest in the Catholic Church? Further, can the Church consider his cause for canonization? The answer—somewhat surprisingly, perhaps—is “yes” on both counts. And, you need look no further than an Augustinian named Father Bill Atkinson—now known formally as Father William E. Atkinson, […]

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