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Local youth fly like ‘Young Eagles’ at Smith Field

Local youth fly like ‘Young Eagles’ at Smith Field

| September 26, 2016

FORT WAYNE—A group of special young people are literally flying high, thanks to an innovative international program with a chapter in the Summit City. On Sept. 11, veteran advocates for youth Mel Johnson and Rob Ferrell took a group to Smith Field for their first flight on an airplane, courtesy of the Young Eagles chapter […]

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Obituaries: August 24-30, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: August 24-30, 2016 Edition

| August 24, 2016

Dominique Williams, 23, of Fort Wayne and Ft. Myers, Fla., died Friday, Aug. 5, 2016. He was born Aug. 4, 1993, in Fort Wayne. Surviving are his mother, Kathleen Graham Smith and Rosston Smith; father, Willie Williams; siblings, Donovan and Alexandria Smith; grandparents, Lena Collett and George Miller, Willie Jones Williams and Gloristeen Shaw; and […]

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William Barber’s prophertic voice demands voting rights, justice for all

William Barber’s prophertic voice demands voting rights, justice for all

| August 23, 2016

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA News Wire Contributor) The headlines blared almost non-stop. “Rev. William Barber Rattles the Windows, Shakes the DNC Walls,” NBC News said. “The Rev. William Barber dropped the mic,” the Washington Post marveled. And, “Americans who’d never heard of Rev. William Barber II won’t be able to forget him after last […]

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Saudi Temple #50 Saudi Court #121 post busy summer, fall schedule

Saudi Temple #50 Saudi Court #121 post busy summer, fall schedule

| August 22, 2016

By Regina Moore Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—A local masonic organization has been spending the summer offering support to various community endeavors and events. In May, Saudi Temple #50 Saudi Court #121 provided snacks for Waynedale Elementary School for a field trip. On June 4, the Temple gave away two bicycles—one boy’s and one […]

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Obituaries: August 3-9, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: August 3-9, 2016 Edition

| August 3, 2016

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All eyes on Tunsia after ousted in no-confidence vote

All eyes on Tunsia after ousted in no-confidence vote

| August 2, 2016

(GIN)—Tunisia, the birthplace of the Arab Spring uprisings in 2011, has now fired its own prime minister with a nearly unanimous vote of no-confidence in their 67 year old leader. The motion of no-confidence passed with 118 votes, more than the needed 109-vote threshold. Only three members of Parliament supported Habib Essid. The others abstained. […]

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African Union unveils new Pan-African passport

African Union unveils new Pan-African passport

| July 20, 2016

(GIN)—National leaders at the African Union summit held in Kigali, Rwanda, last week were presented with a prototype of the long-awaited Pan-African passport. “We’ve been overwhelmed by requests and enquiries of other ministers, officials and African citizens to share in this privilege of holding an African passport,” said AU Commissioner Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. It is hoped […]

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Three police officers shot dead, three wounded in Baton Rouge gun battle

Three police officers shot dead, three wounded in Baton Rouge gun battle

| July 18, 2016

Slain shooter had expressed anger over bullying, police shootings of blacks From various sources BATON ROUGE, Louisiana—Less than two weeks after the fatal shooting of five police officers in Dallas, American streets once again have erupted in deadly violence directed at law enforcement officials. According to various news reports, at about 8:40 a.m., Sunday morning, […]

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Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne awards $20,000 Grant to Super Shot Inc.

Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne awards $20,000 Grant to Super Shot Inc.

| July 15, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Super Shot Inc. has been awarded a grant in the amount of $20,000 by the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne. These funds will be used to support the organization’s community immunization clinics and education programs. Through the support of location foundations, like the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, companies and individuals in […]

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Bogus jury duty calls surface In Allen County

Bogus jury duty calls surface In Allen County

| June 12, 2016

Court does not make phone calls, demand payments for missed jury duty ALLEN COUNTY—A persistent scam involving phone calls claiming that the recipient has missed jury duty and owes a fine have surfaced again in Allen County. The calls have been reported this week and originate from a 260 area code telephone number. An individual […]

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