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Black Children Rank Last on Milestone Index

| April 15, 2014
Black Children Rank Last on Milestone Index

Black Children Rank Last on Milestone Index  By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Despite great progress that grew out of the Civil Rights Movement, “a web of stubborn obstacles remains” that prevents children of color, especially black children, from reaching their full potential, according to a recent report by the Annie E. […]

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Don’t stress over fraud

| April 15, 2014
Don’t stress over fraud

By Chuck Stovall Social Security Administration April is Stress Awareness Month, but one thing that should never cause you stress is doing business with Social Security. However, if you fall victim to fraud, it can really stress you out, not to mention damage your credit score and wallet. We encourage you to be cautious of […]

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Go Red for Women Heart Health Awareness Luncheon scheduled for May 10

| April 15, 2014

Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc., an organization of professional nurses and the American Heart Association will once again partner to host a fashion show and luncheon bringing awareness to women’s heart health. The theme for this year’s luncheon is Styles from the Heart: Iconic Women. The luncheon is scheduled to […]

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Rape victim to be hanged in Iran

| April 15, 2014
Rape victim to be hanged in Iran

What is the definition of manliness? Passing laws to cover the fact that your society’s men are so weak of mind that they would physically assault someone’s mother, sister or daughter and be too cowardly to pay the consequences themselves. Blame the victim!  And for those who hide behind so-called “religious convention,” take a read […]

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Call for Entries Now Open for Carl D. Rolfsen Stewardship Award

| April 15, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Foellinger Foundation has issued a Call for Entries for the 2014 Carl D. Rolfsen Stewardship Award. The award is designed to emphasize the important role of individual board members in the governance of nonprofit organizations. The Stewardship Award honors the efforts of current or recently retired eligible Allen County nonprofit board members whose actions […]

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Cinema Center awarded Lincoln Foundation support

| April 15, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Cinephiles in northeast Indiana have a reason to celebrate. Cinema Center, the region’s only independent art house theater, has been awarded a grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation for $17,500 to go toward the organization’s diversity programming and its Lincoln employee benefit package. Lincoln’s support of diversity programming makes it possible for Cinema Center […]

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County treasurer facing 47 felony counts

| April 15, 2014
County treasurer facing 47 felony counts

Nope, we’re not rushing to judgement, but it seems Indiana has its share of political scandal. We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again—at the end of the day, politics is about the money, one way or another. Usually, members of the oligarchy find “legal” ways to pick everyone’s pockets under the guise of […]

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5-year-old shoots 7-year-old to death

| April 15, 2014
5-year-old shoots 7-year-old to death

The other side of “rights” is “responsibility.” While much of the debate over guns is about whether access to them should be limited incidents in recent times—like this tragedy—suggest that there also needs to be extensive discussion over responsible ownership. That includes not only keeping weapons out of the hands of children but also securing […]

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Gene Butler retires, accepts buyer’s offer to purchase Community Care Pharmacy

| April 14, 2014
Gene Butler retires, accepts buyer’s offer to purchase Community Care Pharmacy

Acclaimed entrepreneur, activist built legacy of 20 years of success FORT WAYNE—After a successful two decade-run as the founder and operator of one of the city’s iconic businesses, a popular entrepreneur and community activist is retiring. A couple a weeks ago, much of the community was stunned with the announcement by Gene Butler that he […]

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Danziger cop awaiting new trial, asks to be moved to local jail

| April 14, 2014

Special to the NNPA from The Louisiana Weekly Attorneys for a former New Orleans police sergeant who is awaiting a new trial on charges stemming from deadly shootings that took place on an eastern New Orleans bridge less than a week after Hurricane Katrina have asked a federal judge to move him to a local […]

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