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Limited help for Nigerian women, girls with stigmatizing condition

| December 1, 2016
Limited help for Nigerian women, girls with stigmatizing condition

(GIN)—A disabling medical condition linked to child marriage and early childbirth is receiving limited attention from the Nigerian government, according to medical professionals in published reports. Doctors say the condition, known as obstetric fistula, is the result of prolonged labor without prompt medical intervention, causing a hole in a woman’s birth canal which leaves her […]

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African geologists warn of possible ‘Fukushima’ at site of proposed nuclear reactor

| December 1, 2016
African geologists warn of possible ‘Fukushima’ at site of proposed nuclear reactor

(GIN)—Geologists at the Africa Earth Observatory Network fear that a nuclear power station built over canyons in bedrock, as proposed by South Africa’s state-owned utility Eskom, is at risk of deadly surge storms and tsunamis—not unlike those triggered by the meltdown at the Japanese plant in Fukushima. Eskom disputes the findings. “If you’re going to […]

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U.N. secretary-general: Cuban leader was ‘a strong voice for social justice’

| December 1, 2016
U.N. secretary-general: Cuban leader was ‘a strong voice for social justice’

(GIN)—U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon extended sympathies to the Cuban people on the passing on Friday, Nov. 25, of their longtime president, Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz, whom he called “a strong voice for social justice.” Admired by leftists and people of the developing world as a revolutionary champion of the poor, the former president died […]

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Love of birds, animals

| November 30, 2016
Love of birds, animals

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Innercity stray birds and animals experience hazardous conditions during the winter months while they are trying to survive. Often, there is little water for them to drink, warm shelter is scarce and there is little food to be gotten from the barren trees and secured garbage receptacles. Birds and animals […]

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Young high school hoops star Peytin India Chamble passes away at 17

| November 30, 2016
Young high school hoops star Peytin India Chamble passes away at 17

FORT WAYNE—The Summit City is mourning the loss of one of its youth bright lights with the passing of a local high school basketball star, Peytin India Chamble. Peytin India Chamble, was born on January 29, 1999 in Des Moines, Iowa to Rodney  and Tyjuana  Chamble.  She was a senior at Snider High School in […]

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Man shot on Fay Drive

| November 28, 2016
Man shot on Fay Drive

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:50 p.m., Nov. 18, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a residence located in the 1300 Fay Drive in reference to a shooting. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Paramedics provided medical treatment to the victim […]

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Two injured in Lima Road crash

| November 28, 2016
Two injured in Lima Road crash

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:35 p.m., Nov. 22, Fort Wayne police responded to the report of a personal injury motor vehicle accident on Lima Road just south of Northbrook Boulevard at approximately 12:35 p.m. this afternoon. On arrival, officers observed three vehicles that were involved. A pickup truck which was overturned and sitting on its top […]

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Fatal motor vehicle accident17-year-old killed in single car accident

| November 28, 2016
Fatal motor vehicle accident17-year-old killed in single car accident

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:30 p.m., Nov. 22, Fort Wayne police officers responded to the 3000 block of E. Washington Blvd. on the report single motor vehicle accident. On arrival firefighters and police officers found a passenger car in the parking lot of the Crown Battery Systems business resting on its top. Pinned underneath the vehicle […]

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Man shot in parking lot outside north end night club

| November 28, 2016
Man shot in parking lot outside north end night club

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:11 a.m., Nov. 24, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the pub (old Pierre’s nightclub) located at 5629 St. Joe Road in reference to gunshots fired outside in the parking lot. Officers working security at the pub located an adult male in the parking lot suffering from apparent gunshot […]

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Man found dead after stolen car recovered

| November 28, 2016
Man found dead after stolen car recovered

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:26 p.m., Nov. 24, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a residence located in the 3900 block of Lillie Street in reference to recovery of a stolen vehicle. As officers arrived on the scene, they spoke with the registered owner of the vehicle who said that she had located her stolen […]

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