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Lawmakers to fight U.S. foreign aid cuts to Somalia

| April 26, 2017
Lawmakers to fight U.S. foreign aid cuts to Somalia

(GIN)—Plans to slash foreign aid to Somalia now at the brink of famine would hurt humanitarian relief efforts and programs to curb terrorism, say local lawmakers from Minnesota. Speaking in Minneapolis at a forum on the drought situation in the Horn of Africa, U.S. Representative Tom Emmer (R-Minnesota) decried the administration’s proposed 31-percent cut in […]

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Man stabbed at apartment complex

| April 26, 2017
Man stabbed at apartment complex

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:54 a.m., April 16, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 7911 Decatur Road, Arbors of South Towne Square Apartments, reference a stabbing. Officers arrived on scene and located the male/adult victim inside an apartment. The victim appeared to be suffering from an apparent stab wound to the chest. Paramedics […]

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A troubled police department

| April 26, 2017
A troubled police department

Editor’s note: Frost Illustrated rarely publishes letters to the editor that do not indicate a source. But, given the public interest in the issue of police reform and police/community relations, we have made an exception here. We recently received this letter via a guarded email account that asks some interesting questions about local police recruitment […]

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More than 100 multi-millionaires in Namibia amidst ‘gross inequality’ report

| April 26, 2017
More than 100 multi-millionaires in Namibia amidst ‘gross inequality’ report

(GIN)—Namibia, the 34th largest country in the world with a population of just over two million is one of the wealthiest countries in Africa per capita, according to a new study by the market research firm New World Wealth. According to their report released this month, there are 3,300 millionaires and 120 multi-millionaires with wealth of […]

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Woman dead in stabbing incident

| April 26, 2017
Woman dead in stabbing incident

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:05 a.m., April 20, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 214 Northeast Drive after being dispatched on a stabbing call. On the scene, officers found an adult female down inside an apartment. The woman, later identified as 42 year old Courtney Renee Lincoln, was transported from the scene in critical […]

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I won’t be silenced by solar industry

| April 26, 2017
I won’t be silenced by solar industry

Solar industry wants me to be quiet—I wonder why By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist As a journalist and political commentator, who covers issues important to the African American community and other marginalized communities, I have taken on powerful forces over the years. I have provided a voice for underrepresented communities and engaged both the […]

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Spotlight on chess being taught to our youth at American Legion Post 148

| April 26, 2017
Spotlight on chess being taught to our youth at American Legion Post 148

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? As always, I hope you’re still taking time out of your schedules to bring yourselves some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel on our journey of love to get to know one another better, because it feels so good.  On […]

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Questa announces scholarship opportunites

| April 26, 2017
Questa announces scholarship opportunites

Applications available online for Roy and Dodez Scholarships FORT WAYNE—Questa Education Foundation is announcing two different scholarship opportunities with applications starting May 15, 2017 for regional nursing students and also for Indiana students attending Dartmouth College. Questa Education Foundation administers the Virgil J & Mildred C Roy “Nursing” scholarship for Northeast Indiana students seeking a […]

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Doubts raised about highly-praised mararia vaccine headed for Africa

| April 26, 2017
Doubts raised about highly-praised mararia vaccine headed for Africa

(GIN)—With much fanfare, the world’s first injectable vaccine against malaria will be introduced in three countries—Ghana, Kenya and Malawi—starting in 2018. The vaccine—known as RTS,S or Mosquirix, trains the immune system to attack the malaria parasite, which is spread by mosquito bites. It was developed by the British pharmaceutical company, GlaxoSmithKline. The World Health Organization […]

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Elders: ‘Let’s rehabilitate our brothers’

| April 26, 2017
Elders: ‘Let’s rehabilitate our brothers’

FORT WAYNE—Brother Foundation sits in a chair with all ears tuned to him as he reads from a series of newspaper articles. One article, two articles, three articles, on and on. Each one has a common theme: the results of a trial convicting a young man of a violent crime in the city. Each one […]

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