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Fishing Derby 19 nets wet, but happy winners

| June 15, 2016
Fishing Derby 19 nets wet, but happy winners

By Denise M. Jordan Special to Frost Illustrated The Fort Wayne Community Fishing Club’s Derby 19 was wrapped up amid shouts of joy and a deluge of rain.  The winners were wet but happy.  While 15-year-old Diamonique Pettway caught a 13.5 pound carp early in the day taking first prize for biggest fish caught by […]

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When taste, smell got lost

| June 15, 2016
When taste, smell got lost

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Mrs. S., was a 79-year-old mother of four children, 20 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She had just returned to her home, after a two-week hospital stay due to congestive heart failure. I was called there by her family due to a great weight loss and an overall poor nutritional […]

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Obituaries: June 15-21, 2016 Edition

| June 15, 2016
Obituaries: June 15-21, 2016 Edition

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Maestro Robert Nance kicks off first Wayne Street UMC’s Adventures in the Musical Arts

| June 14, 2016
Maestro Robert Nance kicks off first Wayne Street UMC’s Adventures in the Musical Arts

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin FORT WAYNE—Wednesday, June 1 was the kick off of the Adventures in Musical Arts (AIMA) at First Wayne Street United Methodist Church. This program has been in existence many years, because the First Wayne Street United Methodist Church has been committed to offering some exceptional eclectic musical talent in the area […]

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On a mission

| June 14, 2016
On a mission

   

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Central High’s Ted Brown: Drummed for The Counts

| June 14, 2016
Central High’s Ted Brown: Drummed for The Counts

Editor’s note: The Central High Blowout of 2016 is set to jump off July 30. For information, hit up the event page at www.CentralHighSchoolFest.com or call (260) 348-4465. The deadline for banquet dinner tickets is July 10. By William Bryant Rozier Special to Frost Illustrated  Centralite Ted Brown (Class of ‘64), a drummer and guitarist, played […]

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For pro-gay Facebook post, Gambian leader’s nephew granted U.S. asylum

| June 14, 2016
For pro-gay Facebook post, Gambian leader’s nephew granted U.S. asylum

(GIN)—The nephew of Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, threatened with the loss of his government scholarship over a pro-LGBT Facebook post, has been granted asylum in the U.S., local media has reported. Alagie Jammeh confirmed the story to the Washington Blade, an LGBT news source, in a telephone interview. Jammeh, who is due to graduate next […]

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Heavy fighting reported on Ethiopian border with Eritrea

| June 14, 2016
Heavy fighting reported on Ethiopian border with Eritrea

(GIN)—In a region that once saw the one of the bloodiest wars in African history, claiming thousands of lives between 1998 and 2000, the sounds of fighting were heard again this week on Sunday with heavy artillery reported close to a civilian area, according to multiple sources. The Eritrean army is reportedly moving mechanized units […]

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Assets depleted, Libyan fund sues Goldman Sachs for ‘abuse’

| June 14, 2016
Assets depleted, Libyan fund sues Goldman Sachs for ‘abuse’

(GIN)—Over a four month period, complex and unsuitable trades made by Goldman Sachs bankers ate up nearly the entire investment of a Libyan sovereign wealth fund—an amount Libya is suing to recoup, according to a case now before a UK high court. The fund, set up under the regime of Moammar Gaddafi, was intended to […]

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Why Snoop Lion should write, direct, produce black movies

| June 14, 2016
Why Snoop Lion should write, direct, produce black movies

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Recently, rapper Snoop Dogg put up an epic video rant on his Instagram. In the verbiage that only Snoop can conjugate, he said in no uncertain terms that people should not watch the 21st century remake of the epic TV miniseries Roots that aired on The History Channel last week. […]

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