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Woman fatally shot on Gay Street

| August 16, 2016
Woman fatally shot on Gay Street

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:52 p.m., Aug. 10, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a woman shot in the 2400 block of Gay Street. Officers arrived and located a woman, later identified as 21 year old Dominique Mitchell, in the street suffering from a gunshot wound. Paramedics determined her to […]

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‘Shamed and Blamed’ Sierra Leone bars pregnant girls from school

| August 16, 2016
‘Shamed and Blamed’ Sierra Leone bars pregnant girls from school

(GIN)—At their meeting next month in Geneva, the U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child will review reports detailing the obstacles, risks and challenges imposed by governments that limit the prospects for children to succeed. Among the countries to be reviewed is Sierra Leone whose ban on admitting pregnant girls to mainstream schools was […]

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Jennings Recreation Center, former youth student gives back

| August 16, 2016
Jennings Recreation Center, former youth student gives back

Special to Frost illustrated Courtesy of the Jennings Center FORT WAYNE—Ms. Paige, barber from Above Average Barber Shop, gives back to the Community. Paige has been helping the Jennings Recreation students get ready to return to school by giving them free haircuts at the center for several years. Paige said she feels it’s important that […]

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We have to end the war on women in cyberspace

| August 16, 2016
We have to end the war on women in cyberspace

By Bill Fletcher Jr. (NNPA News Wire Columnist) I don’t know whether you have been following this, but there is a very disturbing trend that has been underway. Women in cyberspace are under attack. These attacks are very much focused on programmers and video game designers. These attacks are nothing short of vicious. Yet, the […]

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Four years since ‘Marikana Massacre,’ new charges rock British mining giant

| August 16, 2016
Four years since ‘Marikana Massacre,’ new charges rock British mining giant

(GIN)—Prayers are being said this week for 34 men, employees of the UK mining company Lonmin, who were fatally shot Aug. 16, 2012 during a strike and protest action over pay and conditions at the Marikana platinum mine. The shootings, by the South African Police Service, unleashed a national crisis. A Commission, appointed by President […]

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Man shot in parking lot on River Run Trail

| August 16, 2016
Man shot in parking lot on River Run Trail

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:58 p.m., Aug. 14, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a male shot in the parking lot of 1900 River Run Trail. Officers arrived and located a male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The male was determined to be in critical condition, and was taken […]

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Man fatally shot in steakhouse parking lot

| August 16, 2016
Man fatally shot in steakhouse parking lot

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:38 p.m., Aug. 14,officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a male shot in the parking lot of 710 W. Washington Center Road, the site of Texas Roadhouse steakhouse. Officers arrived and located an adult male, later identified as 28-year-old Jeff Lute, who was pronounced deceased by […]

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Angie Logan tabbed as new chief nursing officer at Lutheran Hospital

| August 15, 2016
Angie Logan tabbed as new chief nursing officer at Lutheran Hospital

FORT WAYNE—After conducting a national search, Lutheran Hospital has selected Angie Logan, MSN, RN, PCCN, as its new chief nursing officer. Logan, who will assume her responsibilities at Lutheran in September, has been the CNO at Dupont Hospital since 2014. Having started her professional career at Lutheran Hospital in 2000, Logan is no stranger to […]

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This is why black-owned newspapers matter

| August 15, 2016
This is why black-owned newspapers matter

By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. (NNPA President and CEO) In 2017, we will celebrate 190th anniversary of the Black Press in America. Since the first publication of Freedom’s Journal on March 16, 1827 in New York City, black-owned newspapers have led the way when it comes to raising a voice of consciousness for Black […]

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Baptist Ministers Conference to hold revival

| August 14, 2016
Baptist Ministers Conference to hold revival

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Baptist Ministers Conference is scheduled to host its Annual Summer Revival at 7 p.m. each evening from Aug. 23 through Aug. 25 at Antioch Baptist Church, 425 Agnes St. The theme of the revival is “There is Still a Need for Revival taken from Psalm 138:7. The guest preacher for the […]

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