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All elections matter: It’s Time to make our voices heard at ballot box in 2016

| February 9, 2016
All elections matter: It’s Time to make our voices heard at ballot box in 2016

By Melanie L. Campbell NNPA News Wire Guest Columnist At the time of this writing, in just over a week, Iowa, which has a 3.4 percent black population and New Hampshire, which is less than two percent black, will hold their presidential caucus and primary. From there, the primary battles move to states with larger […]

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While we throw water on Satan’s fire

| February 9, 2016
While we throw water on Satan’s fire

By The Door Keeper Jackie Wall Approved by Bishop Joe Swanson Praise Yahshua. Hello once again from all here at our Father’s House of Yahweh in Fort Wayne, Ind. We pray this finds you all in good health, prosperity, and the desire to find and know the truth.  I venture to say that upwards of […]

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Commissioners presents first County Civil Service Awards

| February 8, 2016
Commissioners presents first County Civil Service Awards

Employees in Purchasing & Health Departments are initial recipients FORT WAYNE—The Allen County Board of Commissioners recently handed out the first of its County Civil Service Awards to two employees for their dedication to the county and its constituents. Mary Stone, senior buyer in the County Purchasing Department, and Mark Heber, assistant director in the […]

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Make a plan to quit smoking

| February 8, 2016
Make a plan to quit smoking

By Patricia Turner Special to Frost Illustrated Every New Year’s Day, people all over the world make resolutions to improve their health and lifestyle. If you’re a smoker, the best thing you can do is to make a quit plan. Smoking is still the No. 1 cause of preventable death in Indiana. Making the decision […]

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Former cop Daniel Holtzclaw sentenced to 263 years

| February 8, 2016
Former cop Daniel Holtzclaw sentenced to 263 years

Officer ‘violated his badge’ by committing sexual assaults By Attorney Benjamin L. Crump NNPA News Wire Guest Columnist “Wrong is wrong: justice needs to be served,” is a statement that my client Jannie Ligons made when she was interviewed shortly after Daniel Holtzclaw was found guilty of rape, forcible oral sodomy and other charges against […]

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Blackonomics: Unrepresented by our representatives

| February 8, 2016
Blackonomics: Unrepresented by our representatives

1 Samuel 8 describes our predicament By James Clingman NNPA News Wire Columnist Does it really matter who wins the presidency? How can it matter to black folks, considering the way we “play” politics? We have no power, no leverage, and little or no influence in the political arena, and even worse it seems we […]

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House passes bill to target meth cooks

| February 8, 2016
House passes bill to target meth cooks

INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana House of Representatives passed State Rep. Martin Carbaugh’s (R-Fort Wayne) bill to combat Indiana’s growing meth problem. If enacted, House Bill 1211, would allow meth manufacturers to be charged with a Level 4 or Level 6 felony when meth lab accidents cause property damage. “According to the Indiana State Police, in the past […]

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Two busted in Robinwood meth raid

| February 8, 2016
Two busted in Robinwood meth raid

FORT WAYNE—Shortly after 7 p.m. FEB. 2,  officers of the Fort Wayne Police Department Vice & Narcotics Division,  Emergency Services Team and the Indiana State Police served a search warrant in the 4100 block of Robinwood Drive in Fort Wayne in connection with the manufacturing of methamphetamines. Two subjects were arrested at the scene as […]

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Police gas attack forces barricaded suspect from home

| February 8, 2016
Police gas attack forces barricaded suspect from home

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 5:30 a.m., Feb. 2, Fort Wayne police responded to a domestic disturbance which involved two brothers in a residence located at 1316 High St. Once on scene it was learned that the suspect, Jason Beam, 23, had somehow entered his brother’s home early in the morning and fell asleep on a living […]

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Man serious, woman critical after police pursuit, crash

| February 8, 2016
Man serious, woman critical after police pursuit, crash

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:09 p.m., Feb. 4, an officer with the Fort Wayne Police Department was responding to a call for service while southbound on Ardmore Avenue when he observed a silver Chevy Malibu swerving into oncoming traffic northbound on Ardmore Ave.  The officer got permission to disregard the call he was en route too […]

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