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Local seamstress blankets area children with loving gifts

| July 26, 2015
Local seamstress blankets area children with loving gifts

Staff Report FORT WAYNE—Many folks are familiar with the iconic image of Linus carrying his “security blanket” in the Peanuts comic strip and television specials. While the image might give some a chuckle, one local woman said a lot of children in the area don’t have the security of a blanket they can call their […]

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Par Tee Golf Club announces results of July 11 outing

| July 26, 2015
Par Tee Golf Club announces results of July 11 outing

FORT WAYNE—The Par Tee Golf Club, considered by many to be the Summit City’s premiere golf club, held a golf outing July 11 at Willow Ridge Golf Club. The club reported the following results, including flight winners with each place winner’s Actual score, handicap and net score listed in that order: A Flight 1st Place—Glynn […]

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Man arrested shortly after armed robbery at north side gas station

| July 26, 2015
Man arrested shortly after armed robbery at north side gas station

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:42 a.m., July 21, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the Doc Ricker’s located in the 5800 block of Coldwater Road in reference to an armed robbery investigation. As officers arrived on the scene, they spoke with a woman victim and witnesses who reported that as the female came […]

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Two wounded in shooting incident

| July 26, 2015
Two wounded in shooting incident

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:10 a.m., July 24, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 3600 block of Trace Way in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located two victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics provided medical attention to the victims before transporting them […]

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Historic tombs have been restored in Timbuktu

| July 26, 2015
Historic tombs have been restored in Timbuktu

(GIN)—Fourteen Sufi mausoleums smashed by al-Qaeda-backed extremists have been reconstructed in Mali’s “city of 333 saints.” The director general of Unesco, Irina Bokova, called the reconstruction “an answer to all extremists whose echo can be heard well beyond the borders of Mali.” The tombs, treasures of Timbuktu, date back to the 13th century in some […]

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Pastor Moore, Give God An Opportunity Choir to hold fundraiser for woman’s kidney transplant

| July 26, 2015
Pastor Moore, Give God An Opportunity Choir to hold fundraiser for woman’s kidney transplant

FORT WAYNE—Pastor David Moore of Victory Worship Center and Give God An Opportunity Choir is scheduled to present A Life For Monique Washington Kidney Transplant Benefit at 5 p.m., at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 3408 Chestnut St., where the Rev. Gonzalee Martin is pastor. Robert Taylor, the visionary, founder and director of Give God An Opportunity […]

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Obituaries: July 22-28 Edition

| July 22, 2015
Obituaries: July 22-28 Edition

Janice Green, of Fort Wayne, died on Monday, June 29, 2015. Raymond Lee Moore, of Fort Wayne, died Friday, July 3 2015.

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Obama offers help to track billions in stolen Nigerian assets

| July 21, 2015
Obama offers help to track billions in stolen Nigerian assets

(GIN)—With a dangerous insurgency spreading within his borders, the visit to Washington this week by Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was certainly going to touch on increased military support against Boko Haram. But, it also encompassed a discussion of stolen assets—namely billions of dollars siphoned away by bankers, ministers and, in some cases, newly-minted millionaires. According […]

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South African artists, writers demand UK leader leave rights bill untouched

| July 21, 2015
South African artists, writers demand UK leader leave rights bill untouched

(GIN)—Plans by UK Prime Minister David Cameron to dismantle a critical piece of human rights legislation has sparked a firestorm among activists including many South African anti-apartheid icons who expressed outrage that the plans were announced just prior to July 18, Mandela Day. Cameron’s Conservative party wants to scrap the Human Rights Act in favor […]

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Ex-leader of Chad faces African-led court after years on the run

| July 21, 2015
Ex-leader of Chad faces African-led court after years on the run

(GIN)–After years awaiting justice by a court of law, Chadian citizens packed the Palais de Justice in Dakar, Senegal, to catch a glimpse of Hissene Habre, president of the central African nation from 1982 to 1990 during which time his iron fist rule took  between 1,200 and 40,000 lives, according to evidence compiled by Chadian […]

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