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Fort Wayne Urban League Guild Scholarship Ball a success

| April 30, 2015
Fort Wayne Urban League Guild Scholarship Ball a success

By Sheila Campbell Special to Frost Illustrated Fort Wayne Urban League Guild hosted our Annual Masquerade Ball scholarship fundraiser on Saturday, April 25 at Link’s Wonderland. The net proceeds raised from this event directly support scholarships to high school seniors in the Fort Wayne, Allen County area. The Guilders was honored to have Angel Suttle […]

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Spotlight on D&M Apparel Biker Leather

| April 30, 2015
Spotlight on D&M Apparel Biker Leather

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? It’s a beautiful day to be alive and thriving, as we travel together on our journey of love, to get to know one another better.  And, on this journey, don’t forget to take GOD along with you because HE loves the attention, always has and always will.  On that […]

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Proof Supreme Court got it wrong in Shelby

| April 30, 2015
Proof Supreme Court got it wrong in Shelby

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist When the Supreme Court gutted a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act nearly two years ago in Shelby County v. Holder, many of us suspected that Chief Justice John Roberts in particular was distorting the severity of voting violations in jurisdictions covered by the act. As a […]

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Tired of black men getting shot down, killed in cold blood

| April 30, 2015
Tired of black men getting shot down, killed in cold blood

By Brian E. Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call COLUMBIA, S.C. (FinalCall.com)–What began as a minor traffic stop apparently for a malfunctioning tail light ended with a homicide. Another black man, another white cop and another video of a police officer killing an unarmed person. The amateur recording showed Michael Slager, 33, […]

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Friends of Bethany to host Mother-Daughter Luncheon

| April 30, 2015
Friends of Bethany to host Mother-Daughter Luncheon

FORT WAYNE—Friends of Bethany Inc. is scheduled to host its Annual Mother-Daughter Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.,  May 9 at Trier Ridge Church, 7501 Hessen Cassel Road. The theme this year is “Inspiring Moms.”  Women of the city will be recognized and honored as the “Unsung Heroes” that touch so many lives each […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks: Why me?

| April 30, 2015
Rev. Stewart Speaks: Why me?

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Have you ever found yourself asking this question: “Why me?” This question often comes up in response to a trying or difficult time in one’s life. Serving in the ministry and dealing with crisis situations, the one question I am consistently asked by the church folks  as well as those […]

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FOP Bicycle Helmet Day, LEGO® City playsets giveaway

| April 30, 2015
FOP Bicycle Helmet Day, LEGO® City playsets giveaway

FORT WAYNE—Fire Police City County FCU and Fraternal Order of Police is scheduled to host a Bicycle Helmet Day and Lego® City giveaway from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, May 9, at the Credit Union, 10123 Lima Road. Children will be properly fitted for a free bicycle helmet  while supplies last. The public is welcome. […]

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Fort Wayne native returns to Cinema Center, discusses award-winning film

| April 30, 2015
Fort Wayne native returns to Cinema Center, discusses award-winning film

‘Animals’ director Collin Schiffli to appear for question and answer session after screening May 16 FORT WAYNE—Cinema Center will host a special screening of “Animals,” directed by Fort Wayne native Collin Schiffli, at 8 p.m., May 16. Schiffli will be in attendance and will conduct a question and answer session immediately following the film. “Animals” was shot […]

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Ballot for the 2015 Fort Wayne/Allen County Primary Election

| April 30, 2015
Ballot for the 2015 Fort Wayne/Allen County Primary Election

Editor’s note: The following is a listing of candidates on the 2015 Primary Election ballot for various offices in Fort Wayne and Allen County. Please note that voters in Indiana must declare a party during primary elections and can vote only for candidates from that declared party, unlike in the general election when people can […]

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A rap to the bladder

| April 29, 2015
A rap to the bladder

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. MPH Just below the navel on your body is the area where the bladder lies internally. Tenderness in this area can often signal that a bladder infection may be in progress. The bladder, of course, is the storage space for urine that is derived from both kidneys. When the bladder […]

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