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HackonomicsTV seeking advice for President-elect Trump

| November 14, 2016
HackonomicsTV seeking advice for President-elect Trump

FORT WAYNE—HackonomicsTV Presents is scheduled to host a free community forum entitled “Making America Great Again, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 18 in the large meeting room of the Pontiac Branch of the Allen County Library, 2215 S. Hanna St. Show creator and host Eric D. Hackley is inviting local people to present […]

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A call to community leaders after the elections

| November 14, 2016
A call to community leaders after the elections

FORT WAYNE—A group of citizens concerned about the impact Donald Trump’s recent election could have on the local immigrant population is scheduled to host a “Call to Community Leaders” forum from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Nov. 16 at El Mexicano Newspaper, 2301 Fairfield Ave., Suite 102. Organizers say they want to work with a […]

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Donald Trump’s presidential win stuns world

| November 14, 2016
Donald Trump’s presidential win stuns world

UNITED STATES—Billionaire real estate mogul turned reality television star Donald Trump defied critics and naysayers even in his own Republican Party last week by beating presumptive favorite, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to win the presidency of the U.S.  After a campaign marked by name calling, countless back and forth accusations and “gotcha” last […]

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Pair arrested on Paulding Road drug bust

| November 14, 2016
Pair arrested on Paulding Road drug bust

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:46 a.m., Oct. 19, detectives from the Fort Wayne Police Department Narcotics Division, along with the FWPD Emergency Services Team served a search warrant at 1211 East Paulding Road.  Detectives had received tip information that someone was dealing drugs from this location and corroborated this information through investigative resources. A search of […]

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Drug bust nets multiple arrests

| November 14, 2016
Drug bust nets multiple arrests

FORT WAYNE—Shortly before 8 p.m., Oct. 25, detectives of the Fort Wayne Police Department Vice and Narcotics Unit with the Emergency Services Team served two separate search warrants in connection to the sale and distribution of “Spice” or synthetic cannabinoids. The warrants were served at an address in the 700 block of High Street and […]

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Woman dead after incident on Walnut Street

| November 14, 2016
Woman dead after incident on Walnut Street

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:30 p.m., Nov. 12, Fort Wayne police responded to St. Joseph Hospital after hospital officials called to report that a female victim had been brought to their facility suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Investigators have interviewed the individual who transported the victim to the hospital and was told that an incident […]

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Alcohol believed to factor in fatal crash

| November 14, 2016
Alcohol believed to factor in fatal crash

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:45 a.m., Nov. 13, Fort Wayne police responded to the 800 block of W. DuPont Road on the report of a motor vehicle accident with injury. On arrival officers discovered that two vehicles were involved in a head on collision with one vehicle  coming to rest in the middle of the roadway […]

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Spotlight on ‘What it feels like to have and be a True Friend’

| November 9, 2016
Spotlight on ‘What it feels like to have and be a True Friend’

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? This thing called life—sometimes it can be wonderful and sometimes not so wonderful due to circumstances and challenges that one are going through at a particular time. But if that time comes, I hope you have a companion or true friend because it’s always so much nicer not going […]

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Obituaries: November 9-15, 2016 Edition

| November 9, 2016
Obituaries: November 9-15, 2016 Edition

Oddie Emma Essex Ridley, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Oddie was born March 30, 1925 in Perry County, Marion, Alabama, to Isaac Essex Sr. and Mabel Lillian Harper Essex. There, she was a member of the Hickory Grove Baptist Church and attended Lincoln Normal School. Oddie moved […]

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18th Annual Dinner of Thanksgiving set for Nov. 19 at Pilgrim Baptist Church

| November 8, 2016
18th Annual Dinner of Thanksgiving set for Nov. 19 at Pilgrim Baptist Church

FORT WAYNE—The 18th Annual Dinner of Thanksgiving is scheduled for Nov. 19, 2016, at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1331 Gay St. As in previous years, the dinner also will include a number of other services including health screenings, which begin at 12 noon. The screenings include free flu shots. A delicious dinner—a centerpiece of the event—will be […]

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