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Obituaries: April 20-26, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: April 20-26, 2016 Edition

| April 20, 2016

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PBS39 documentary, panel to discuss shell-shocked children suffering PTSD

PBS39 documentary, panel to discuss shell-shocked children suffering PTSD

| April 19, 2016

FORT WAYNE—PTSD doesn’t only afflict combat vets and survivors of rape and natural disasters. Too many American children—especially children of color living in neighborhoods of concentrated poverty—show the effects of racism, street violence, domestic instability and other adversities. Their symptoms look a lot like post-traumatic stress disorder. The big difference for many is that there […]

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Soulful sounds of classic Central High musicians still ear pleasing

Soulful sounds of classic Central High musicians still ear pleasing

| April 19, 2016

By William Bryant Rozier Special to Frost Illustrated It’s ON again. The Central High All-Year Blowout of 2016 jumps off on April 23 at the McMillen Park Community Center, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., followed by a banquet dinner from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. For all festival inquires, visit www.centralhighschoolfest.com or call the […]

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The truth behind ‘black exodus at RNC

The truth behind ‘black exodus at RNC

| April 19, 2016

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA News Wire Contributing Writer) The Republican National Committee (RNC) is refuting claims that a number of key African American employees were either fired or forced to resign and officials are pointing to the hiring of Telly Lovelace, the GOP’s newest liaison to the black media, as proof that the party […]

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Dr. Michael C. Carson to speak at revival at Turner Chapel

Dr. Michael C. Carson to speak at revival at Turner Chapel

| April 18, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Turner Chapel AME Church, 836 E. Jefferson Blvd., is scheduled to host a revival at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 21 and Friday, April 22, featuring the Rev. Dr. Michael C. Carson of Coppin Chapel AME Church of Indianapolis. The Rev. Dr. Carson, in additional to being an acclaimed and dynamic preacher, is also an […]

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Walmart employee killed in truck accident

Walmart employee killed in truck accident

| April 18, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8 a.m., April 11, Fort Wayne police responded to a report of an individual that was struck by a truck in the parking lot of the Walmart store located at 10420 Maysville Road. Once on scene, officers found an unresponsive man down in the parking lot. Medics and fire personnel pronounced the […]

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Fifth Annual Mother To Mother Luncheon set for April 30

Fifth Annual Mother To Mother Luncheon set for April 30

| April 18, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Freedom Worship Center is scheduled to present the Fifth Annual Mother To Mother Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 30 at Trier Ridge Community Church, 7501 Hessen Cassell Road. The theme for this year’s gathering is “A Comforting Time For Those Left Behind,” and is designed to support mothers who have lost […]

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Indiana Tech’s Eyes on Psychology Conference set for April 22

Indiana Tech’s Eyes on Psychology Conference set for April 22

| April 15, 2016

Event will focus on diversity, research and treatment FORT WAYNE—Indiana Tech’s College of General Studies is partnering with Parkview Behavioral Health, the Lutheran Foundation and Mental Health America to present its second Eyes on Psychology Conference from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., April 22. This year’s event, Focus on Diversity, Research and Treatment, will be […]

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A View of To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman through my lens

A View of To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman through my lens

| April 14, 2016

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Yes, reading is fundamental, joyous and engaging; but, do you really grasp that which you read and understand that many times art mirrors life, and authors, even novelists, address the issues of their time. With that said, remember as Emily Dickinson says: “There is no frigate like a book to take us […]

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Save your parents from perils of modern healthcare

Save your parents from perils of modern healthcare

| April 14, 2016

By Tony Rossi, Director of Communications, The Christophers “All human life deserves respect, yet I think most of us in this country and our world have forgotten or overlooked a large and often voiceless section of our community: frail, older persons.” Marcy Cottrell Houle learned that lesson after walking through Alzheimer’s with her father—and various […]

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