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Crime & Safety Briefs: Feb. 26 Edition

| February 20, 2014

  Five injured in car chase, shootout FORT WAYNE—At approximately 4:31 a.m., Feb. 16, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 1800 block of Fox Point Trail on an unknown problem after the initial callers were not answering the call taker’s questions, to specifically describe the problem. Upon arrival, officers located two adult […]

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Photo gallery: Garry Hamilton sworn in

Photo gallery: Garry Hamilton sworn in

| January 10, 2014

Garry Hamilton is sworn along with a new slate of high-ranking public safety officials in front of a capacity crowd and live television cameras.

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OPERATION StudentNomics

OPERATION StudentNomics

| December 15, 2013

My plan to fix the Black Community and broader Fort Wayne issues is to use the 1712 Willie Lynch social problem as an educational opportunity for middle and high school students to become involved in TV productions.

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Obituaries: Nov. 27 edition

Obituaries: Nov. 27 edition

| November 27, 2013

• Brandon “Bam” Dock
• Arthur Henry Dupree
• Freddie Joe Gaines
• Viola (Hambright) Harrison
• Eric Paschall

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Book review: Serafina’s Promise

Book review: Serafina’s Promise

| October 25, 2013

By Terri Schlichenmeyer The Bookworm Sez  You’ve got a dream. Every kid does, but yours is special.  You want to be a football player someday, or a star onstage. Maybe your dream is to visit Europe, drive a hot car, be an astronaut, buy your own house, ride a horse, write a book, or help […]

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South Africans win ruling against steel polluter

| September 24, 2013

A major steel producer has been ordered to turn over documents about the environmental impact of its two South African facilities which activists say poisoned the air and water as well as left a trail of hazardous waste.

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Africans in the First World War

Africans in the First World War

| September 14, 2013

An often ignored episode in African history involves the participation of Africans in the First World War (1914-1918). In many of the accounts of the First World War, there are no faces of color.

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33-year ‘journey’ for Fort Wayne trooper ends with retirement

33-year ‘journey’ for Fort Wayne trooper ends with retirement

| August 20, 2013

By Sergeant Ron Galaviz Public Information Office, Indiana State Police FORT WAYNE—Master Trooper Dan Taylor, a 33-year veteran of the Indiana State Police, described his career as a “journey” filled with “blessings” and viewed each day as an opportunity to learn something new. He said he hoped that he was able to have made a […]

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The family that plays together excels together

The family that plays together excels together

| July 31, 2013

Gonzalez siblings head to Junior Olympics Special to Frost Illustrated CIBOLO, Texas—Though the competition is still a few days away, the Gonzalez family already has earned a reputation for excellence with a trio of outstanding young track & field athletes. Brothers Isaac, Anthony and Daniel Gonzalez are scheduled to compete in the 2013 AAU Junior […]

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A personal perspective of historic white supremacy: Interview with Hakim Muhammad

A personal perspective of historic white supremacy: Interview with Hakim Muhammad

| July 19, 2013

Hakim Muhammad gives personal insights into the taboo subject of white supremacy, a concept that’s hardly ever discussed openly in the Fort Wayne black Community.

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