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Obituaries: February 6-12, 2016

| February 6, 2016
Obituaries: February 6-12, 2016

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You’ll lose with pneumonia, booze

| February 6, 2016
You’ll lose with pneumonia, booze

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D.MPH While training at Kings County Hospital in Internal Medicine, I often had to admit many patients with pneumonia. During their hospital stay, some would do well while others did poorly. In reviewing their medical history, those who did not do well usually had a history of alcoholism. These patients would […]

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A talk with Francisco Townsend of the YMCA

| February 3, 2016
A talk with Francisco Townsend of the YMCA

By Eric D. Hackley ERIC HACKLEY: I’m now speaking with Francisco Townsend. Francisco what is actually is your capacity with the Fort Wayne YMCA? FRANCISCO TOWNSEND: I’m the youth international director for the YMCA at Fort Wayne. HACKLEY: Recently, we had the opportunity to meet with you concerning a special project the YMCA has with […]

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Kevin Howell announces candidacy for U.S. Congress, Indiana District 3

| February 3, 2016
Kevin Howell announces candidacy for U.S. Congress, Indiana District 3

“We hold these truths to be self -evident, that all men, and yes, women, are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable right: that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”—President Thomas Jefferson FORT WAYNE—Political veteran Kevin Howell recently announced his candidacy for United States Congress representative […]

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Spotlight on MLK Club Breakfast with the Clergy, Unity Day 2016

| February 3, 2016
Spotlight on MLK Club Breakfast with the Clergy, Unity Day 2016

By Jeanie Summerville    What’s up, babies? It pleases me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because we’re going to share a great deal of beauty that happened Monday, Jan. 18, 2016 at Grand Wayne Center for Dr. King’s Day. It all started at 8 a.m., with the eighth annual Breakfast with the Clergy […]

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Travel to Washington, D.C., with Moore, Locke family

| February 3, 2016
Travel to Washington, D.C., with Moore, Locke family

If you are looking for a place to get away for a few days, then come ride with us on a bus trip to Washington, D.C., as we share with family and friends at the Moore, Locke Family Reunion. We will be leaving Fort Wayne, at 2 p.m., Friday, July 8, 2016 and are scheduled […]

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Cornerstone Christian Prep celebrates 25 years

| February 3, 2016
Cornerstone Christian Prep celebrates 25 years

FORT WAYNE—Cornerstone Christian College Prep Day & High School is scheduled to hold its 25th Anniversary Celebration 6 p.m., Feb. 6 at the Destiny Dome Embassy and Cathedral of Praise International, 3501 Harris Road. The guest speaker for the event is Dr. Steve Perry, founder and principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Conn. […]

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Africa’s non-stop sun now powers solar bus

| February 2, 2016
Africa’s non-stop sun now powers solar bus

(GIN)—The Ugandan manufacturers of a solar-powered bus are showing off their creation at a stadium in Kampala. A 35-seater, it uses two batteries and the direct rays of an equatorial sun. Solar panels attached to the roof power the 35-seater. Hopefully, partners will be found to help manufacture the bus for the mass market. The […]

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Silent AIDS crisis in Kenya still taking lives

| February 2, 2016
Silent AIDS crisis in Kenya still taking lives

(GIN)—Africa appears to be registering lower AIDS infection rates around the continent but with some exceptions.  This week, a pediatric study found 19,000 children in Homa Bay county, Kenya, are infected with HIV. While HIV is rarely a page one story these days, the virus is particularly rampant in Kenya where one in every four […]

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Trouble ahead for Nigeria as oil profits plummet

| February 2, 2016
Trouble ahead for Nigeria as oil profits plummet

(GIN)—Tumbling oil prices have been a gift to some but they’ve blown a huge hole in Nigeria’s balance sheet which some fear may set the once promising African economy into a tail spin. What could be worse than finding you have a trillion dollar budget gap and an insurgent group that threatens to hit whatever […]

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