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Special ‘Blaxploitation’ Blu-ray/DVD series launches with Rudy Ray Moore’s ‘Dolemite’

| April 26, 2016
Special ‘Blaxploitation’ Blu-ray/DVD series launches with Rudy Ray Moore’s ‘Dolemite’

BRIDGEPORT, Conn.—As the premiere release in a special series of six fully restored “Blaxploitation” cult classics, “Dolemite” hustles onto a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack, April 26 from Vinegar Syndrome (VS). Emerging in the U.S. in the early 1970s, Blaxploitation films—the first to regularly feature soundtracks of funk and soul music and primarily African American casts—were originally […]

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List of political candidates running for county, statewide, national office  in the Indiana May Primary Election

| April 25, 2016
List of political candidates running for county, statewide, national office  in the Indiana May Primary Election

STATEWIDE—On May 3, eligible citizens will go to the polls to vote in the Indiana Primary Election. As experienced voters know, the Primary Election is not designed to actually elect people to office but, rather, to choose which candidates will go on to compete in the November General Election, during which voters will make a […]

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Music  superstar Prince dead at 57

| April 25, 2016
Music  superstar Prince dead at 57

From various reports MINNEAPOLIS—In a year that has seen the deaths of a number of superstars in the entertainment world—Maurice White of Earth, Wind & Fire, Glenn the Eagles and the iconic David Bowie to name a few—this was by far the most shocking and, perhaps, unexpected. At approximately 12:50 p.m. EST, April 21, TMZ, […]

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Trump will deliver us from evil politicians

| April 25, 2016
Trump will deliver us from evil politicians

We the people are fed up with the lies and deceit of the greedy politicians who think more of themselves than the people they represent.  They are a group of self-righteous individuals who capitalize on every opportunity to benefit themselves. Our voice is being heard loud and clear.  Politicians, you will mistreat us no more. […]

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Hillary Clinton choice for the people

| April 25, 2016
Hillary Clinton choice for the people

During more than 40 years of employment, I contributed to Social Security.  Then, due to an orthopedic disability, I became eligible for both Social Security and Medicare benefits prior to age 65. Hillary Clinton not only supports both of these federal financial provisions for my family, she advocates strengthening these vital benefits for all seniors […]

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Kingdom of Heaven University opens Bible College

| April 21, 2016
Kingdom of Heaven University opens Bible College

FORT WAYNE—Kingdom of Heaven University Diplomat Training Center, 5800 Fairfield Ave., Suite 110, recently announced the opening of its Bible College. Among the programs offered are: • Bachelor of Theology • Bachelor of Prophetic Ministry • Bachelor of Kingdom Studies • Biblical Counseling Certificate Program • Spiritual Warfare Certificate Program Classes meet once a week […]

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A paralyzed priest’s heroic virtue

| April 21, 2016
A paralyzed priest’s heroic virtue

By Jerry Costello for The Christophers Can a quadriplegic man be ordained a priest in the Catholic Church? Further, can the Church consider his cause for canonization? The answer—somewhat surprisingly, perhaps—is “yes” on both counts. And, you need look no further than an Augustinian named Father Bill Atkinson—now known formally as Father William E. Atkinson, […]

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Old National Bank awards grant to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

| April 21, 2016
Old National Bank awards grant to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE—Old National Bank has awarded a $5,000 grant to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne for Project Learn educational programs. Project Learn educational programs provide daily homework and skills assistance during “Power Hour,” hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) experiences, small group tutoring and college and career readiness initiatives. The programs provide […]

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Protecting the right to vote: ‘Democracy Awakening’

| April 20, 2016
Protecting the right to vote: ‘Democracy Awakening’

By Cornell William Brooks Courtesy of the NNPA When we think about the right to vote, it is and should be understood to be a civic sacrament in the temple of democracy. However, this presidential election will be the first in 50 years without the full protection of the Voting Rights Act. In 1965, the […]

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Kaneise Mitchell-Casey nominated for Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders

| April 20, 2016
Kaneise Mitchell-Casey nominated for Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders

FORT WAYNE—Kaneise Mitchell-Casey, a freshman at Concordia Lutheran High School, is a delegate of the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Lowell, Mass., from June 29 through July 1, 2016. The Congress is an honor-only program for high school students who are passionate about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The purpose of […]

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