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Son of man killed in Wisconsin by white supremacist runs for Congress

Son of man killed in Wisconsin by white supremacist runs for Congress

| April 17, 2014

Once again, the nation deals with the legacy of home grown terrorists. What’s very significant about this development is that a citizen decides to run for public office after coming to the conclusion that professional politicians and lobbyists are never going to act in the best interest of common folk—but they will continue the public […]

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Arrest made in Smoke House murder

Arrest made in Smoke House murder

| April 17, 2014

It will not bring Mr. Nino back but perhaps this arrest will at least help the Nino family, friends and the community feel that some justice will be served. Gary man arrested in Indianapolis for Fort Wayne murder FORT WAYNE, Ind. WANE – Police arrested a Gary, Indiana man on Tuesday in Indianapolis as he got […]

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Pope Francis has it right when it comes to money

Pope Francis has it right when it comes to money

| April 16, 2014

By Brenda Robinson Atlanta Archibishop Wilton Gregory did the right thing when he sold his $2.2 million Atlanta home. He was so wrong, from the start. His first act of wrongness was building the mansion. His second act of wrongness was his initial statement that he “would consider selling the mansion.” If he was at […]

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‘Preachergate’ continued: Elders step up to bat

‘Preachergate’ continued: Elders step up to bat

| April 16, 2014

Questions again arise about Adams Center Landfill money By Eric D. Hackley Editor’s note: The following interview with George Middleton, James Redmond and Limuel Coats continues a discussion that Eric Hackley earlier had with community activist James Redmond, who was highly critical of a significant number of ministers in the community. George Middleton: I understand what […]

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Spotlight on singer, songwriter, producer, arranger Fatima Washington

Spotlight on singer, songwriter, producer, arranger Fatima Washington

| April 16, 2014

By Jeanie Summerville Whatz up, babies? You now, time really flies when you’re having fun embracing the beauty of life. But, I know that it’s hard to do that, if you’re experiencing something that brings pain and sorrow. So at this time, I’d like to say, my heart goes out to you and if I […]

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Time for ‘Courageous Healing:’ April 19

Time for ‘Courageous Healing:’ April 19

| April 16, 2014

Press Release Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Courageous Healing LLC is a local for-profit organization which provides counseling, consulting, and community outreach services, both locally and nationally. The mission at Courageous Healing LLC is to restore, improve and strengthen communities by providing affordable, quality services. The staff prides themselves on maintaining a warm and supportive environment, in which their […]

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Obituaries: April 16-22 Edition

Obituaries: April 16-22 Edition

| April 16, 2014

Nathaniel H. “Nate” Banks Jr., 69, passed away on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. He was the son of the late Nathaniel H. Banks Sr. and Louise Jane (Cato) Payton. He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Linda K. Banks; children, Nathaniel Banks III, Nicole Ford, MaiLin Johnson, and Chandra Reichert; nine grandchildren; and […]

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White supremacist terrorist charged in shooting at Jewish center

White supremacist terrorist charged in shooting at Jewish center

| April 15, 2014

As the nation commemorates the sad events of the Boston Marathon bombing, let us not forget that threats of terrorism and hatred of the American values of freedom and opportunity for all don’t always come from abroad. In fact, check the number of people in this country who are killed by terrorists and you are […]

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Police Muslim spy unit disbanded

Police Muslim spy unit disbanded

| April 15, 2014

The post 9-11 world is a complex one fraught with suspicions, paranoia and real threats. In addition to inflicting immediate pain and death upon the nation, the attacks have had a sometimes detrimental longterm effect on the nation’s psyche and have pushed us into countless, aggressive debates about privacy. And, there is a legitimate argument […]

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Don’t stress over fraud

Don’t stress over fraud

| April 15, 2014

By Chuck Stovall Social Security Administration April is Stress Awareness Month, but one thing that should never cause you stress is doing business with Social Security. However, if you fall victim to fraud, it can really stress you out, not to mention damage your credit score and wallet. We encourage you to be cautious of […]

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