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Sister Dana Ellis shows the way to be ‘Still Standing’

Sister Dana Ellis shows the way to be ‘Still Standing’

| March 8, 2017

Faith Celebration, book signing set for March 11 FORT WAYNE—Ever feel like the trials of life have knocked you down? Every feel like you can’t get up even when you are down? It is said that faith is the key accessing the power to lift you up after you have fallen to the ground spiritually, […]

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Obituaries: March 8-14, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: March 8-14, 2017 Edition

| March 8, 2017

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the fire this time. . . .

the fire this time. . . .

| March 7, 2017

tell me how long the train’s been gone rootfolks poets press ©omowale-ketu oladuwa the american negro has the great advantage of having never believed the collection of myths to which white americans cling: that their ancestors were all freedom-loving heroes, that they were born in the greatest country the world has ever seen, or that […]

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Metro Youth Sports no longer at Paul Harding

Metro Youth Sports no longer at Paul Harding

| March 7, 2017

Metro Youth Sports football program will not use Paul Harding’s football field for the year 2017.  Hopefully, EACS system will provide a place where our children can get in action and have fun in their community in after school programs in the near future.  We need drum majors and advocates who can communicate to organization […]

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Fort Wayne Police Department opens online application process

Fort Wayne Police Department opens online application process

| March 7, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department has opened the “online” application process accepting those individuals that are presently full time commissioned police officers looking to lateral to the Fort Wayne Police Department and for those individuals that are looking to apply “online” for our basic recruit class. The “online” application process will close Monday, May […]

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Son suspected in stabbing of father

Son suspected in stabbing of father

| March 7, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 5:30 p.m., Feb. 27, Fort Wayne police responded to the report of a stabbing which took place inside a home located at 622 Putnam St. Once on scene, officers found the victim outside of the residence suffering from an apparent stab wound to his neck. At the same time, officers were approached […]

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Pedestrian killed on Reed Road

Pedestrian killed on Reed Road

| March 7, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6:30 a.m., March 2, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the report of a pedestrian accident on Reed Road at Heatherwind Drive. Once on scene they found an unresponsive adult male down in the middle of the roadway. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was […]

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Judge tosses defamation suit against Bill Cosby

Judge tosses defamation suit against Bill Cosby

| March 7, 2017

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) A federal judge in Massachusetts recently struck down a defamation suit against Bill Cosby in a ruling that the legendary comedian’s attorneys said reaffirms the fundamental right for him or anyone else to defend against public accusations. “This is another in a line of recent developments, vindicating Mr. Cosby’s […]

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City loses Minister David Richard Whitfield at 67

City loses Minister David Richard Whitfield at 67

| March 7, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The city will be missing a familiar and congenial face and passionate defender of the gospel when Minister David Richard Whitfield recently crossed over to receive his heavenly reward on Feb. 24. Minister David Richard Whitfield was born on January 8, 1950 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to the matrimony of David and Lillie Mae […]

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I&M presents United Way of Allen County $50,000 for 211

I&M presents United Way of Allen County $50,000 for 211

| February 24, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Indiana Michigan Power recently delivered to the United Way of Allen County $50,000 for the United Way 211 service center on behalf of the AEP Foundation. The United Way 211 service center connects individuals with needed resources 24-hours a day, 365 days a year via the 2-1-1 dial code, text or online. Handling more […]

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