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Dollar Stretcher Tips

| September 10, 2014

Want to live better on the money you already make? Visit www.stretcher.com/index.cfm?TipsSyn to find hundreds of articles to help you stretch your day and your dollar! Copyright 2013 Dollar Stretcher Inc. Garden Shoe Savers To save your shoes, whenever you go blueberry picking or work in the garden, put grocery bags over your shoes and tie […]

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Beyond Ferguson: Time for young black leaders

| September 10, 2014
Beyond Ferguson: Time for young black leaders

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)–During a rousing, standing-room only town hall discussion dedicated to the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and police killings of young, black men across the nation, Ron Daniels, declared, “a state of emergency in Black America.” Daniels, president of the Institute of the Black […]

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Black man killed in Syria fighting for Islamic militants

| September 10, 2014
Black man killed in Syria fighting for Islamic militants

By Frederick H. Lowe Special to the NNPA News Staff from The NorthStar News & Analysis Douglas McAuthur McCain, a black man from the Minneapolis, Minn. area, was killed in Syria, fighting for ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq, the White House has confirmed. Caitlin Hayden, a spokesperson for the National Security Council, announced […]

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Crime and Safety Report: September 10-16 Edition

| September 10, 2014
Crime and Safety Report: September 10-16 Edition

Police seek man in credit card theft case FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne police detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male theft suspect captured in a surveillance photo taken at the Lima Road Meijer’s on June 17, 2014. The man is alleged to have used a credit card stolen from a car parked […]

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A rap to the bladder

| September 9, 2014
A rap to the bladder

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. MPH  Just below the navel on your body is the area where the bladder lies internally. Tenderness in this area can often signal that a bladder infection may be in progress. The bladder of course, is the storage space for urine that is derived from both kidneys. When the bladder […]

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Settling for optics rather than options

| September 9, 2014
Settling for optics rather than options

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist Black life, for the most part, has become a myriad of frustration, doubt, hopelessness, desperation, despair, struggle, and fear. We fear one another; we fear the police; we fear discrimination; we fear racism; we fear injustice; and we fear for our children’s safety on several fronts. We have news shows […]

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Local entrepreneur, activist ‘Jay’ Walker transitions at age 40

| September 9, 2014
Local entrepreneur, activist ‘Jay’ Walker transitions at age 40

FORT WAYNE—Jermaine Lamar Walker, was born on March 5, 1974 to Mary A. Walker and John T. Adams in Fort Wayne, was called home July 30, 2014. At the age of 40. Jermaine accepted Christ as his personal Lord and Savior, (under leadership of the late Pastor James Hall Sr.) joining the family of Grace […]

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Fight over spoils turns deadly in leaderless Lesotho

| September 9, 2014
Fight over spoils turns deadly in leaderless Lesotho

(GIN)—In the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho, encircled by South Africa, there’s trouble in paradise. Prime Minister Tom Thabane, fearing a military coup, slipped out of the country recently to reappear in Johannesburg calling for intervention by that country’s security forces. Thabane believed he was a target by his coalition partner seeking his ouster so he […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! No patience, no promise!

| September 9, 2014
Rev. Stewart Speaks! No patience, no promise!

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart “I don’t mind waiting on the Lord!” Have you ever said that? If not, have you ever heard someone else say that? This phrase sounds really nice, but does the average Christian really mean this when they say it? I have found that some people really mean this! Unfortunately, most […]

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Fort Wayne Black Chamber to host summit

| September 9, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Black Chamber of Commerce is scheduled to host an Entrepreneurial and Innovation Summit from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Sept 13 at the Ivy Tech/Public Safety Academy, 7602 Patriot Crossing. Organizers say the Summit is designed to provide attendees with a wide variety of practical information and opportunities to interact with […]

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