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Fake invoice sent by scammers impersonating Office of Attorney General

Fake invoice sent by scammers impersonating Office of Attorney General

| October 25, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS—Starting around 12:30 p.m., Oct. 25, Office of Attorney General staff members began receiving dozens of calls from people nationwide asking about an invoice emailed to them that appeared to come from the Office of Attorney General. In awkward wording, the email stated: “Kindly find the enclosed invoice and advice ASAP. Thank you.” The email […]

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Pardon our error: Masonic leader misidentifid in photo

Pardon our error: Masonic leader misidentifid in photo

| October 8, 2017

In the article “Prince Hall Masons display African American legacy of unity, work, progress,” published in the September 27-October 10, 2017 print edition of Frost Illustrated, we published a picture mistakenly misidentifying a masonic leader as the  Honorable Most Worshipful Grand Master Ron E. Lewis. That was not a picture of the the Honorable Most […]

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Cameroon fires on English-speaking separatists, killing 17

Cameroon fires on English-speaking separatists, killing 17

| October 4, 2017

(GIN)—Amid a rising tide of citizen-led movements demanding independence, sovereignty and home rule, English-language speakers in Cameroon are rising up for an end to second-class status, unemployment, and limits to freedom of speech imposed by French-language rulers in the capital, Yaounde. In response to recent strikes and rallies, Cameroon’s government has banned public gatherings, suspended […]

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Barricade incident ends with man’s surrender

Barricade incident ends with man’s surrender

| September 6, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:09 p.m., Sept. 4, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a fight inside a residence between a male and female. The investigation necessitated that officers on scene speak with the male. As officers attempted to contact the male, he retreated into a back room, barricading himself inside. Officers tried to convince […]

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Ugandans embrace South Sudanese fleeing horrific war at home

Ugandans embrace South Sudanese fleeing horrific war at home

| June 19, 2017

(GIN)—Refugees pouring across the Ugandan border from South Sudan are finding an open-door policy from Ugandan officials, in part out of a sense of pan-Africanism and the realization that the borders could not be controlled no matter what kind of wall could be built there. This is Africa’s biggest human exodus since the Rwandan genocide […]

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Obituaries: May 3-9, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: May 3-9, 2017 Edition

| May 3, 2017

r, 37, passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2017. Born Aug. 11, 1979, in Fort Wayne, he was the son of the late James Deleon and Carola Torrez. Surviving are his children, James T. Deleon Jr., Reece Talbot and Aleana Branigan; brother, Angel Sanchez-Deleon; stepmother, Alice Sanchez; aunt Lyd and uncle Joe; several aunts and […]

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| April 23, 2017

Sin killed; love saved By the Rev. Charles Jemison The people need to turn back to God. “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.”—2 Chronicles 7:14 People need […]

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Man sent for evaluation after battery, barricade incident

Man sent for evaluation after battery, barricade incident

| April 12, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:30 p.m., April 4, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the report of a domestic battery complaint in the 900 block of E. Berry Street. Once on scene, officers located an adult female who indicated that she was the victim of a battery perpetrated by a male acquaintance. The woman was […]

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Ben Carson sworn in as Trump’s only black cabinet pick

Ben Carson sworn in as Trump’s only black cabinet pick

| March 14, 2017

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Contributor The swearing-in of all the primary members of President Donald Trump’s cabinet is just about complete. Most of Trump’s cabinet—from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross—are rich, white and male. On Thursday, March 2, retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson broke the mold with his swearing-in […]

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Spotlight: We’ll remember minister David R. Whitfield (Jan. 8, 1950-Feb. 24, 2017)

Spotlight: We’ll remember minister David R. Whitfield (Jan. 8, 1950-Feb. 24, 2017)

| March 14, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that, you’re still taking time out of yours days to bring yourselves and others some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind.  On that note, it pleases me that, as we travel […]

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