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Leaves of healing

| September 14, 2016
Leaves of healing

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. I believe that the most beautiful and spiritual visual experience that I have had is observing the changes of the color of leaves in the fall. After a summer of building food for the tree so that it can endure the cold months, the leaves seem to say, ‘I am […]

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Obituaries: September 14-20, 2016 Edition

| September 14, 2016
Obituaries: September 14-20, 2016 Edition

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Worst earthquake to hit Tanzania leaves hundreds injured, 16 dead

| September 13, 2016
Worst earthquake to hit Tanzania leaves hundreds injured, 16 dead

(GIN)—A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck northwest Tanzania over the weekend and was felt throughout the Great Lakes region, local authorities said on Sunday. Tanzanian premier Kassim Majaliwa headed to the worst-hit city, Bukoba, to attend a ceremony at its stadium. “This tragic event is unprecedented. We’ve never known this in our country,” he told mourners. “The […]

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South Sudanese leaders stole millions, says U.S. actors’ rights group

| September 13, 2016
South Sudanese leaders stole millions, says U.S. actors’ rights group

(GIN)—South Sudan’s top political leaders have siphoned millions from state coffers, dating back to 2005, according to a blistering report released by a U.S. watchdog. The 65-page report, entitled “War Crimes Shouldn’t Pay,” claims South Sudan’s nearly three-year-old conflict has been fueled by battles over control of state assets and the country’s natural resources. While […]

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Liberia announces moves against guns, light weapons

| September 13, 2016
Liberia announces moves against guns, light weapons

(GIN)—U.S. cities fighting to get guns off their streets are not alone in the struggle. Liberia is there too. This week, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf declared by proclamation that all persons who surrender small arms and light weapons under a regional weapons collection program would be granted amnesty. President Sirleaf’s concern went beyond guns linked to […]

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Support the sojourn through a true history

| September 13, 2016
Support the sojourn through a true history

By Eric D. Hackley I was recently asked what fueled my interest in American history, Black history, and my Hackley genealogy? I became intrigued by genealogy in 1977 during my junior year at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana. This is when Alex Haley’s “ROOTS” first aired on television. For the next almost 40 […]

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The lesser of two evils not a viable moral political option

| September 13, 2016
The lesser of two evils not a viable moral political option

By Ky Milton Special to Frost Illustrated Ever since I can remember I’ve been intrigued by politics. One of my earliest memories dates back to sixth grade. I was a part of a project to get our school involved in the Bush vs. Gore election. I became mesmerized with the order of government. I was […]

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BB gun used to shoot out car windows in southwest side of city

| September 12, 2016
BB gun used to shoot out car windows in southwest side of city

FORT WAYNE—Officials from the Fort Wayne Police Department are asking the public’s assistance in attempting locate suspects in a rash of vandalism. Recently in the southwestern part of Fort Wayne, several parked vehicle have had their windows shot out with a BB gun resulting thousands of dollars in damage. Fort Wayne police asking the public’s […]

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GWE solicitors banned in city

| September 12, 2016
GWE solicitors banned in city

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department has banned  GWE LLC of 2110 Wall Street in Garland, Texas  from going door to door soliciting the sale of entertainment magazines, music, books and clothing items in Fort Wayne. According to police, the company’s sales permit has been revoked, even though representatives from the firm continue to show […]

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Black Republican surrogates like Pastor Mark Burns need permanent timeout

| September 12, 2016
Black Republican surrogates like Pastor Mark Burns need permanent timeout

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) I am really getting fed up with the constant drumbeat of criticism of Donald Trump’s campaign, especially the criticism coming from black Republicans. They seem to be willing to give President Obama, Hillary Clinton and our party’s leadership a pass, but when it comes to Trump, all of a […]

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