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FWPD to host  first ‘Light it up BLUE’ 5K Walk/Run to benefit NEIN Autism Connection

| May 14, 2015
FWPD to host  first ‘Light it up BLUE’ 5K Walk/Run to benefit NEIN Autism Connection

FORT WAYNE—On May 16, the Fort Wayne Police Department, along with other area organizations, is scheduled to host a walk/run to benefit the Northeast Indiana Autism Connection. Guests will run/walk with the FWPD Recruit Class and other community partners. The event is intended to raise awareness about the disorder among individuals in multicultural communities, as […]

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Man killed in scooter accident

| May 14, 2015
Man killed in scooter accident

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 2:50 p.m., May 11, Fort Wayne police responded to the intersection of Wawonaissa Trail and Bluffton Road on the report of an injury accident involving a scooter and a sport utility vehicle. Once on scene officers, firefighters and medics pronounced the scooter operator, an adult male, dead at the scene. Preliminary findings […]

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Competition Maverick Steppers headed to Nationals

| May 14, 2015
Competition Maverick Steppers headed to Nationals

By Tameka Wilson Special to Frost Illustrated Thurgood Marshall Leadership Academy set the tone to be unique and to bring new and innovative ideas to Allen County. One of those initiatives was a youth, after school team building program. The program began as a Maverick Drill Team for fourth through eighth graders. The program focused […]

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway fans benefit from Verizon Network innovations

| May 14, 2015
Indianapolis Motor Speedway fans benefit from Verizon Network innovations

Verizon One of the first wireless carriers to deploy small cell technology in Indiana From Verizon Wireless News Center INDIANAPOLIS—Verizon Wireless, a technology leader with the nation’s largest and most reliable 4G LTE network, announced recently new network upgrades at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) including nearly a dozen small cells around the exterior of […]

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Spiritually Speaking: Better him than me

| May 14, 2015
Spiritually Speaking: Better him than me

By James Washington Special to the NNPA from Dallas Weekly Is it really possible to put your life in the hands of the Lord? To some modest extent I have experienced the effect of trying to do just that. I can’t say how successful I’ve been but, I ask the question of you because I […]

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Scientific Creation Evidence on display at Southern Heights Baptist Church

| May 13, 2015
Scientific Creation Evidence on display at Southern Heights Baptist Church

FORT WAYNE—Southern Heights Baptist Church is honored to host the Creation Evidence Expo’s “Expo On the Road,” At 6 p.m., May 20, at the church, 4001 South Anthony Blvd. The lecturer will be Dr. Jay Wile, and his topic will be “The Most Exciting  Science That Supports Creation.” The Creation Evidence Expo (CEE) is an […]

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Free Atlanta-area chess, leadership training event for adults, children to promote peace, racial unity in community

| May 13, 2015
Free Atlanta-area chess, leadership training event for adults, children to promote peace, racial unity in community

ATLANTA—Orrin Hudson, founder of the Atlanta-based Be Someone non-profit organization, will bring his life-sized chess board and special chess instructional skills to the Fairfield Inn & Suites 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., May 30. The event is free and open to the public, and his purpose is to teach young people how to be better […]

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Business Profile: Erma Belt of Qualified Assurance Administrative Services

| May 13, 2015
Business Profile: Erma Belt of Qualified Assurance Administrative Services

By Jeanie Summerville Erma Belt is the owner of  Qualified Assurance Administrative Services LLC. Her hours are based on her client’s needs and she can be contacted via telephone at (260) 410-4334 1.)  What is your profession? I’m a contracted administrator that will take care of all of your administrative needs in the office when […]

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Experts advance solutions for Healing Relationships Between Law Enforcement and Communities of Color at America Healing Conference

| May 13, 2015
Experts advance solutions for Healing Relationships Between Law Enforcement and Communities of Color at America Healing Conference

Courtesy of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation ASHEVILLE, N.C.—In the wake of multiple deaths of unarmed youths and people of color from encounters with the police, leading experts on policing and community building proposed ways to improve law enforcement-community relationships during a plenary session at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s (WKKF) 2015 America Healing Conference. Recently, more […]

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Popular Nigerian author calls on Americans to ‘reject silence’

Popular Nigerian author calls on Americans to ‘reject silence’

(GIN)–Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, co-curator of a spectacular World Voices week of more than 100 African writers, closed the event with an admonition. Referencing “codes of silence” that govern America life, Adichie urged her audience at the Great Hall of the Cooper Union university “to reject silence.” “There is a general tendency in the […]

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