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Obituaries: February 6-12, 2016

Obituaries: February 6-12, 2016

| February 6, 2016

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A talk with Francisco Townsend of the YMCA

A talk with Francisco Townsend of the YMCA

| February 3, 2016

By Eric D. Hackley ERIC HACKLEY: I’m now speaking with Francisco Townsend. Francisco what is actually is your capacity with the Fort Wayne YMCA? FRANCISCO TOWNSEND: I’m the youth international director for the YMCA at Fort Wayne. HACKLEY: Recently, we had the opportunity to meet with you concerning a special project the YMCA has with […]

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Kevin Howell announces candidacy for U.S. Congress, Indiana District 3

Kevin Howell announces candidacy for U.S. Congress, Indiana District 3

| February 3, 2016

“We hold these truths to be self -evident, that all men, and yes, women, are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable right: that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”—President Thomas Jefferson FORT WAYNE—Political veteran Kevin Howell recently announced his candidacy for United States Congress representative […]

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Spotlight on MLK Club Breakfast with the Clergy, Unity Day 2016

Spotlight on MLK Club Breakfast with the Clergy, Unity Day 2016

| February 3, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville    What’s up, babies? It pleases me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because we’re going to share a great deal of beauty that happened Monday, Jan. 18, 2016 at Grand Wayne Center for Dr. King’s Day. It all started at 8 a.m., with the eighth annual Breakfast with the Clergy […]

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Cornerstone Christian Prep celebrates 25 years

Cornerstone Christian Prep celebrates 25 years

| February 3, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Cornerstone Christian College Prep Day & High School is scheduled to hold its 25th Anniversary Celebration 6 p.m., Feb. 6 at the Destiny Dome Embassy and Cathedral of Praise International, 3501 Harris Road. The guest speaker for the event is Dr. Steve Perry, founder and principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Conn. […]

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Walgreens robber caught on video

Walgreens robber caught on video

| February 1, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne Police detectives are asking the public’s help in identifying the robbery suspect captured in surveillance video footage during a robbery at a local pharmacy. At approximately 9:35 p.m., Jan. 14, a Fort Wayne police officer was dispatched to 222 E. Pettit, the site of Walgreens in reference to an armed robbery by a […]

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Pedestrian fatally injured in hit and run

Pedestrian fatally injured in hit and run

| February 1, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:20 a.m., Jan. 31, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to pedestrian struck near the intersection of South Anthony Boulevard and East Hollis Lane. Officers arrived and located an adult male down in the roadway on South Anthony Boulevard. Officers immediately began performing CPR until medics arrived, who determined the […]

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Police officer, suspect exchange gunfire; neither injured

Police officer, suspect exchange gunfire; neither injured

| February 1, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:52 p.m., Jan. 30 an officer with the Fort Wayne Police Department conducted a traffic stop in the area of Lewis Street and Hanna Street.  During the course of the traffic stop, the passenger of a stopped vehicle fled the scene on foot.  The officer pursued the suspect on foot eastbound on […]

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A conversation with a ‘super’ dad, student leader daughter

A conversation with a ‘super’ dad, student leader daughter

| January 28, 2016

Editor’s note: The following is the second part of a two-part presentation of an interview Eric Hackley conducted with Rodney Clark along with an interview with Clark’s daughter, Dymani, a third grade student leader. ERIC HACKLEY: I know from interviewing with your daughter one on one, that she has your same fire and enthusiasm. How […]

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Verizon supporting active military, veterans with easy-to-understand discounts

Verizon supporting active military, veterans with easy-to-understand discounts

| January 28, 2016

From Verizon News Service  We’re committed to serving those who serve our country, and are making it easier for active duty servicemembers and veterans to do business with Verizon. Starting today, the company is providing active, former and retired members of the military a 15% discount on postpaid monthly wireless service and eliminating the minimum […]

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