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Ghana still target of lethal e-waste dumping

Ghana still target of lethal e-waste dumping

(GIN)—Digital dumping ground. World’s largest e-waste dump. Whatever you call it, Agbogbloshie, Ghana, is among the top ten “worst polluted” places on earth where tons of discarded electronics, refrigerators, microwaves and televisions—also known as e-waste—end up decomposing in a massive scrap heap there. “Mercury, lead, cadmium, arsenic—these are the four most toxic substances [in the […]

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Credit union robbed on W. Jefferson

| May 18, 2016
Credit union robbed on W. Jefferson

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:15 a.m., May 18, Fort Wayne police responded to the Partners 1st Credit Union located at 6210 W. Jefferson Boulevard on the holdup alarm. While still responding to the scene it was confirmed that there was an actual robbery. A female employee reported that she had just arrived and was entering the bank […]

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Don’t rush it, to flush it!

| May 18, 2016
Don’t rush it, to flush it!

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. A few years ago, I wrote an article entitled, “Don’t Rush With The Flush.” In that article, I was concerned about the amount of bacteria that is released into the atmosphere after flushing, contaminating all surfaces in the bathroom. This release of germ-laden air also contaminates the lower part of […]

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Spotlight on Phillips Team Real Estate Group

| May 18, 2016
Spotlight on Phillips Team Real Estate Group

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? Isn’t it glorious to be alive to see and feel GOD’s beauty throughout HIS land?   Of course it is and don‘t forget to thank HIM for allowing you to witness this beauty as we continue to travel on our journey of love to get to know one another […]

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Obituaries: May 18-24, 2016 Edition

| May 18, 2016
Obituaries: May 18-24, 2016 Edition

Ronald L. Fields Sr.,  died on Monday, May 2, 2016.   Sally M. Rivers, 82, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Born in Childersburg, Ala. She enjoyed dressing up, known for her “hats,” listening to Gospel music and worked at the Anchor Bar, home of the “original” Buffalo […]

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South African entrepreneur snaps up global prize at world forum

South African entrepreneur snaps up global prize at world forum

(GIN)—Leaders from all over Africa and the world were gathered in Rwanda’s capital city, Kigali, at a conference organized around the theme “Connecting Africa’s Resources through Digital Transformation.” This year’s conference that ended May 13 drew more than 1,500 delegates from African countries and 85 countries around the world, 13 sitting heads of state and […]

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Troubles mount in Uganda after inauguration walkout

Troubles mount in Uganda after inauguration walkout

(GIN)—“Blunt” is probably too kind a word for the remarks made by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni at his inaugural ceremony that sent his western allies scrambling for the exits. The ceremony is usually a celebratory affair, with dignitaries from around the world applauding the leader for scoring high enough in the polls to win another […]

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South African defense ministry defending hiring of Cuban workers

South African defense ministry defending hiring of Cuban workers

(GIN)—A growing number of Cuban technicians are working in South Africa, refurbishing infantry combat vehicles and South African Military (SAMIL) logistical transport vehicles of the South African National Defense Force (SANDF). Defense Secretary Sam Gulube, in a presentation before Parliament, defended hiring the Cuban workers, saying they had come to train the military to do […]

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Landmark victory for South African gold miners with lung disease

Landmark victory for South African gold miners with lung disease

(GIN)—For years, the dust in South Africa’s gold mines has been accumulating in the lungs of black miners, choking them with silicosis, tuberculosis and other fatal conditions. Yet courts there have refused to hear their cases as a class, forcing their legal teams to take them into the courtroom one by one. Now, in a […]

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Nurses take position on E-cigarettes, vaping

| May 17, 2016
Nurses take position on E-cigarettes, vaping

Courtesy of Zeta Eta Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc. Special to Frost Illustrated E-cigarettes and vaping is not as innocent as one might think. Whereas these products are generally believed to be less harmful than regular tobacco-based products, the use of electronic cigarettes or vaping, is not without risk. In response to recent federal […]

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