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Again, let it go—please

| February 12, 2015
Again, let it go—please

By James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times I am trying again to internalize that today is the day the Lord has made. Don’t complicate it. The more complicated the world seems, the simpler it is to understand God’s Word. I’m reminded every day and sometimes get caught up in the […]

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Spotlight on The Salvation Army, featuring Dewayne Michaels (part one of two)

| February 12, 2015
Spotlight on The Salvation Army, featuring Dewayne Michaels (part one of two)

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As we travel on our journey of love to feel more beauty, joy, happiness and have some form of peace of mind, it pleases me to share part one of a two-part spotlight. The Salvation Army does good by the people in so many different ways and you need […]

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Obituaries: February 11-17 Edition

| February 11, 2015
Obituaries: February 11-17 Edition

Billie Lovern Coles, daughter of the late Kathleen Nora Warren and Morris Warren, and was born November 17, 1941 in Columbia, Missouri.  She went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Billie accepted Christ at an early age.  After graduating from Douglas High School in Columbia, Mo., she moved to Fort Wayne, […]

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BIBLE=Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth Regarding Children

| February 11, 2015
BIBLE=Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth Regarding Children

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. In this column today, I would like to dwell on the many folks who have contributed toward children’s well being. In the gospel of Matthew 19:13, it states: “Little children were brought for Jesus to lay his hands on them and pray. But the disciples scolded those who brought them. […]

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Crime and Safety Report: February 11-17

| February 11, 2015
Crime and Safety Report: February 11-17

Simultaneous drug raids net multiple arrests| FORT WAYNE—On Feb. 3 members of the emergency Services Team along with the Fort Wayne Police Department Vice and Narcotics Division and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives served search warrants of 814 Lake Avenue #3 and 3025 Plaza Drive in reference to an ongoing investigation into […]

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Listen to the beat of the drum: The Central High School band legacy

| February 11, 2015
Listen to the beat of the drum: The Central High School band legacy

By Bryant Rozier Special to Frost Illustrated Central High School’s band, back when the school took roll and all was good—man, They Were Jammin’. They were so dope that kids from other schools, playing hooky, would come to pep sessions that weren’t like theirs. Friends and families of Central would also show; the rallies, held […]

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Annual Ties That Bind: Black Family Health History Symposium set

| February 11, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Northeast Indiana Area Health Education Center (NEI-AHEC)—a program of It is Well With My Soul of Ball State University Department of Educational Studies Adult and Community Education Programs—the University of Saint Francis Nursing and Physician Assistant Departments, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) Project Compass (Community Partners Against Student Suicide) and Indiana University School […]

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Unity Barber Shop blesses Mayor Henry with service award

| February 11, 2015
Unity Barber Shop blesses Mayor Henry with service award

FORT WAYNE—On Feb. 5, a group of devoted and service-minded citizens gathered at Unity Barber Shop, 921 E. Pontiac St., to honor another community servant. The staff of Unity, led by Brother Foundation One, present Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry with a plaque thanking him for his good service to  the community. In addition to […]

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American death camps

| February 11, 2015
American death camps

Inmates are dying inside U.S. prisons and virtually no one is held accountable By Richard B. Muhammad and Saeed Shabazz Special to the NNPA from The Final Call (FinalCall.com)–Darryl Rainey, 50, had one month remaining on his two-year sentence for cocaine possession without the intent to sell. He was also battling mental illness and served […]

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Get and stay healthy—Go Red

| February 11, 2015

By Denise Jordan FORT WAYNE—National Wear Red Day was Friday, Feb. 6.  On that day, women across the country donned their red dresses to bring awareness to women’s heart health.  I was one of those women.  Why?  Because the Go Red movement is important.  It’s important to me and its important to women. Why all […]

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