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Award winning Gracias Choir of South Korea to spread Gospel at free Fort Wayne concert

Award winning Gracias Choir of South Korea to spread Gospel at free Fort Wayne concert

| September 3, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Branch of the International Youth Fellowship (IYF) in partnership with the Gracias Choir are scheduled to present the Gracias Christmas Cantata at 7 p.m., Sept. 24 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. Founded in South Korea in 2000, the Gracias Choir has won grand prizes and first […]

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Cynthia Franks shares Joyful Gift Baskets

Cynthia Franks shares Joyful Gift Baskets

| September 2, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville Cynthia Franks is the owner of Joyful Gift Baskets and can be reached by calling (260) 418-2674 or on Fridays at Farmers Market on Main St., and on her Facebook page. 1.)  How long have you been in this profession? About three years and I love it. 2.)  Describe the product that […]

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Spotlight on United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

Spotlight on United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

| September 2, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It pleases me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because UNCF Scholarship program reception that honors scholarship recipients took place Aug. 27 at Indiana Tech Law School and I was in attendance so we could bring this event to you.  But before that, you’ll get a little background […]

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Obituaries: September 2-8 Edition

Obituaries: September 2-8 Edition

| September 2, 2015

Jimmie Lee Morrison, 66, died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015.

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South end McDonald’s marks expansion

South end McDonald’s marks expansion

| September 2, 2015

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National NAACP’s Shelton spearheads organization’s federal policy advocacy

National NAACP’s Shelton spearheads organization’s federal policy advocacy

| September 2, 2015

FORT WAYNE—One of the National NAACP’s top officials is scheduled to visit Fort Wayne early next month as part of local NAACP fundraising and community awareness efforts. Hilary 0. Shelton, director to the NAACP’s Washington Bureau and senior vice president for Advocacy and Policy., is the scheduled guest speaker for the NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County […]

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A healing community ministry

A healing community ministry

| September 1, 2015

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Man found shot, dead in car

Man found shot, dead in car

| September 1, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:20 a.m., Aug. 30, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 6000 block of Salisbury Drive on a report of an unresponsive person covered in blood, inside of a vehicle. Officers arrived and found an adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Medics pronounced the man, later identified as 27 […]

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Man stabbed to death on Hanna Street

Man stabbed to death on Hanna Street

| September 1, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:52 a.m., Aug. 30, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a home in the 3400 block of Hanna Street to assist paramedics with an unconscious person. Upon arriving, officers located an adult male inside a home suffering from apparent stab wounds. Paramedics pronounced the man, later identified as 37 […]

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Child critically injured in home vehicle accident

Child critically injured in home vehicle accident

| September 1, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 5:45 p.m., Aug. 30, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department was notified of a vehicle accident involving a child in the 1600 block of High Street. The child was already taken to a local hospital by family members upon contacting police. Officers responded to both the High Street location and the […]

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