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Former Frost, El Mexicano political writer Dan Jehl crosses over at 68

Former Frost, El Mexicano political writer Dan Jehl crosses over at 68

| July 27, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Daniel J. Jehl was passionate about a number of things in life, especially when it came to the community and the effect politics and politicians had on it. Jehl, 68, a former political writer for both El Mexicano and Frost Illustrated newspapers, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015, at home. Born in Fort Wayne, […]

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Incarcerated women, girls suffer abuse, neglect in criminal justice system

Incarcerated women, girls suffer abuse, neglect in criminal justice system

| July 27, 2015

By Shantella Y. Sherman Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) recently held a panel of juvenile court judges and young women to discuss how Congress should address the specific needs of women and girls in the judicial system. The panel, on June 26, focused on issues impacting women […]

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Meet Travis White, visionary behind Elegant Touch Landscape

Meet Travis White, visionary behind Elegant Touch Landscape

| July 27, 2015

By Jamal Robinson Special to Frost Illustrated I mentioned in my last article that I would write about life, community and culture with a global perspective. That would not be possible without my passion for entrepreneurship. I believe we all should be entrepreneurs in some capacity in our lives. Actually, we are all entrepreneurs. This […]

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Governor Pence, Indiana Black Expo honor Fort Wayne’s Genois Wilson Brabson

Governor Pence, Indiana Black Expo honor Fort Wayne’s Genois Wilson Brabson

| July 27, 2015

Frost Staff Report INDIANAPOLIS—On July 14, Governor Mike Pence in conjunction with the 45th Annual Indiana Black Expo’s Summer Celebration & IBE Business Conference selected Genois Wilson Brabson as this year’s recipient of the Sam Jones Trailblazer Award at the Governor’s Reception held at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. In 1966 Sam Jones was named […]

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Pilgrim Baptist Church VBS

Pilgrim Baptist Church VBS

| July 26, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Pilgrim Baptist Church,1331 Gay Street, is scheduled to host a Vacation Bible School July 27 through July 31. The theme this year is  Adventures at Sea, Diving Deeper for God’s Treasures. Students will travel through a daily excursion. Matthew 13:45 “Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls. […]

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Spotlight on Benjamin F. Clark, display artist

Spotlight on Benjamin F. Clark, display artist

| July 26, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It’s not everyday that one can walk into a historical museum and is introduced to the person whose collections are on display there but this did happen.  And, with this happening, I was able to learn more about our heritage and gaze upon the beauty of the historical African American […]

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Put down the guns: Boxing, mixed martial arts alternatives to solving conflict

Put down the guns: Boxing, mixed martial arts alternatives to solving conflict

| July 26, 2015

According to the Center for Disease Control, there were 16,121 homicides in the United States in 2013. More than 11,000 of those killings were caused by firearms. What better way is there to teach our children that all lives matter? Now is the time for peace. Violent crime inflicts a heavy economic and emotional burden on […]

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Man busted for heroin sales

Man busted for heroin sales

| July 26, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:31 a.m., July 17, the Fort Wayne Police Department’s Vice & Narcotics division, along with members of the Emergency Services Team served a search warrant at 436 West Williams St.  Narcotics detectives had investigated heroin and fentanyl sales at this location, and obtained a search warrant for this address. During the service […]

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Men serve up vigilante justice to avert attempted rape attempt; alleged perpetrator left battered

Men serve up vigilante justice to avert attempted rape attempt; alleged perpetrator left battered

| July 26, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:35 a.m., July 20, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of the 1400 block of Greene Street in reference to a possible attempted rape investigation. As officers and  paramedics arrived on the scene, they observed a male adult laying on the ground unresponsive. Paramedics provided medical attention to the […]

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Introducing Kids & Teens Highlight Corner

Introducing Kids & Teens Highlight Corner

| July 26, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville Terrence Caldwell-Marrero is 18 years old, the son of Elizabeth Marrero and a graduate of Wayne Tech High School, class of 2015. Introduction by Cathy Linsenmaer Terrance has been a member of the Boys and Girls Club for seven years and he’s well respected amongst his peers, as well as teachers and staff […]

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