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Paula Autry chosen as new Lutheran Hospital CEO

Paula Autry chosen as new Lutheran Hospital CEO

| October 10, 2017

Leader with Fort Wayne connection set to start Nov. 6 FORT WAYNE—Paula Autry has been chosen to guide Lutheran Hospital into the future as its new chief executive officer. She has 30 years of experience in the field of healthcare. Autry comes to Lutheran after serving as CEO of Detroit Medical Center’s Sinai-Grace Hospital, a […]

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NNPA Chair: Gun control ‘forbidden subject”’ when mass shooters are white, male

NNPA Chair: Gun control ‘forbidden subject”’ when mass shooters are white, male

| October 8, 2017

‘Glaring double standard’ CHICAGO—The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Chairman Dorothy R. Leavell said that the issue of gun control escapes vigorous debate when the perpetrators of mass shooters are white males. The leader of the association, comprised of more than 200 black-owned publications, also noted that cries for reform gain the most traction when […]

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More than 50 dead, nearly 500 injured in Las Vegas mass shooting

More than 50 dead, nearly 500 injured in Las Vegas mass shooting

| October 8, 2017

By Freddie Allen (Editor-In-Chief, NNPA Newswire) Las Vegas authorities have identified Stephen Paddock, a 64 year-old white man from Mesquite, Nevada, as the gunmen in one of the deadliest mass shootings in United States history. During a brief press conference Monday morning, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo told reporters that more than 50 people were […]

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East Chestnut Street Church of Christ accepting items for disaster victims

East Chestnut Street Church of Christ accepting items for disaster victims

| October 8, 2017

FORT WAYNE—East Chestnut Street Church of Christ is accepting donations, such as household cleaning supplies and personal hygiene items, for the victims who are affected by the hurricanes, wildfires, and other disasters that have been occurring across the United States. Items needed include: • Household cleaner; • Water; • Bleach wipes; • Toothpaste and toothbrushes; […]

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Spotlight on Angelica Robinson of Channel 15 News

Spotlight on Angelica Robinson of Channel 15 News

| October 7, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It pleases me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because for quite sometime, she’s been bringing us the News on Wane TV, Channel 15 and she’s doing a wonderful job getting to the point while showing some compassion—and, I like that.  So at this time, we bring her […]

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Woman charged in stabbing deathof man

Woman charged in stabbing deathof man

| October 5, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:33 a.m., Sept. 13, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 4900 block of Northcrest Drive in reference to a stabbing. Officers arrived on scene and located the adult male victim inside an apartment.  The victim appeared to be suffering from an apparent stab wounds to the abdomen.  Paramedics […]

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Spotlight on Phoenix Manor doing it in style

Spotlight on Phoenix Manor doing it in style

| October 5, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Check this out: On Sunday, Sept. 17,I attended A Sparkling Evening of Dinner and Entertainment Event at Phoenix Manor senior living facility, located at 2330 Bowser Ave. I had a ball.  The food was delicious, as always, and consisted of rib eye or chicken breast, baked potato, broccoli or […]

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Obituaries: September 27-October 10, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: September 27-October 10, 2017 Edition

| September 27, 2017

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Details unclear in critical stabbing of woman

Details unclear in critical stabbing of woman

| September 20, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 2:08 a.m., Sept. 17, the Fort Wayne Police Department received a report of an adult female suffering from stab wounds being driven to a local hospital by private party. Officers met the victim at the hospital, and learned from hospital staff that the adult female was in critical condition suffering from apparent stab […]

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Man found shot to death on Winter Street

Man found shot to death on Winter Street

| September 18, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:54 p.m., Sept. 14, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 3300 block of Winter Street in reference to reports of gunshots in the area. Upon arrival officers began checking the area and were stopped and directed to the victim by a passerby. One victim, later identified as 47 […]

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