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Son of man killed in Wisconsin by white supremacist runs for Congress

| April 17, 2014

Once again, the nation deals with the legacy of home grown terrorists. What’s very significant about this development is that a citizen decides to run for public office after coming to the conclusion that professional politicians and lobbyists are never going to act in the best interest of common folk—but they will continue the public […]

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Arrest made in Smoke House murder

| April 17, 2014
Arrest made in Smoke House murder

It will not bring Mr. Nino back but perhaps this arrest will at least help the Nino family, friends and the community feel that some justice will be served. Gary man arrested in Indianapolis for Fort Wayne murder FORT WAYNE, Ind. WANE – Police arrested a Gary, Indiana man on Tuesday in Indianapolis as he got […]

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Pope Francis has it right when it comes to money

| April 16, 2014
Pope Francis has it right when it comes to money

By Brenda Robinson Atlanta Archibishop Wilton Gregory did the right thing when he sold his $2.2 million Atlanta home. He was so wrong, from the start. His first act of wrongness was building the mansion. His second act of wrongness was his initial statement that he “would consider selling the mansion.” If he was at […]

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‘Preachergate’ continued: Elders step up to bat

| April 16, 2014
‘Preachergate’ continued: Elders step up to bat

Questions again arise about Adams Center Landfill money By Eric D. Hackley Editor’s note: The following interview with George Middleton, James Redmond and Limuel Coats continues a discussion that Eric Hackley earlier had with community activist James Redmond, who was highly critical of a significant number of ministers in the community. George Middleton: I understand what […]

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Spotlight on singer, songwriter, producer, arranger Fatima Washington

| April 16, 2014
Spotlight on singer, songwriter, producer, arranger Fatima Washington

By Jeanie Summerville Whatz up, babies? You now, time really flies when you’re having fun embracing the beauty of life. But, I know that it’s hard to do that, if you’re experiencing something that brings pain and sorrow. So at this time, I’d like to say, my heart goes out to you and if I […]

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Time for ‘Courageous Healing:’ April 19

| April 16, 2014
Time for ‘Courageous Healing:’ April 19

Press Release Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Courageous Healing LLC is a local for-profit organization which provides counseling, consulting, and community outreach services, both locally and nationally. The mission at Courageous Healing LLC is to restore, improve and strengthen communities by providing affordable, quality services. The staff prides themselves on maintaining a warm and supportive environment, in which their […]

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Obituaries: April 16-22 Edition

| April 16, 2014
Obituaries: April 16-22 Edition

Nathaniel H. “Nate” Banks Jr., 69, passed away on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. He was the son of the late Nathaniel H. Banks Sr. and Louise Jane (Cato) Payton. He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Linda K. Banks; children, Nathaniel Banks III, Nicole Ford, MaiLin Johnson, and Chandra Reichert; nine grandchildren; and […]

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Hopes of quick, easy victory fade for embattled ANC

| April 16, 2014
Hopes of quick, easy victory fade for embattled ANC

(GIN)—As the May 7 election day in South Africa nears, former friends and allies of the ruling African National Congress are betting that voters will follow them out of the party or at least send a strong message that the country’s current direction is not good enough. A number of veterans of the anti-apartheid struggle […]

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Bloomberg to spend $50 million to take on NRA

| April 16, 2014
Bloomberg to spend $50 million to take on NRA

Could this be another wave of the future—well-financed political action groups slugging it out. While most folks migh focus on the fact that former Mayor Bloomberg is taking on the powerful NRA and focus on the gun debate, more significantly, this could be a signal that more citizens will form and finance a variety of […]

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FDA approves new diabetes drug

| April 16, 2014

This condition has a tremendous impact on the African American community. New treatments are always welcome but also note that proper diet and exercise are a crucial part of any regime to improve diabetes. Also note that drugs do have side effects as does this one. Diabetes Drug, Tanzeum, Receives FDA Approval PRESS RELEASE The […]

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