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Dupree COGIC to host middle school math contest

| August 30, 2015
Dupree COGIC to host middle school math contest

FORT WAYNE—Dupree Memorial Church of God in Christ, 1231 Hayden St., is scheduled to host a citywide Middle School Math Contest for students in sixth, seventh and eighth grade on Sept. 26 at the church. Competition times for the day are: • 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.—Eighth grade competition. • 10 a.m. to 12 noon—Seventh […]

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‘Going Home’

| August 29, 2015
‘Going Home’

By Melissa Rinehart Special to Frost Illustrated Death is not an easy subject to discuss.  This is why metaphors like “Starting to pack my suitcase,” “Putting on my traveling shoes,” or “Going home” resonate so well within the African American community.  Some of you may even stop reading this story at this point.  However, I […]

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Greater Living Epistle Church House of Yahweh of Fort Wayne extends olive branch

| August 28, 2015
Greater Living Epistle Church House of Yahweh of Fort Wayne extends olive branch

By Jackie Wall Door Keeper  Greater Living Epistle Assembly HOUSE OF YAHWEH By authority and approval of Bishop Joe L. Swanson It is my prayer that this finds you, your family, and you assembly in good health and prosperity. We here at the House of Yahweh, where he has chosen to establish his house for […]

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J.D. Power network quality study ranks Verizon highest in U.S.

| August 27, 2015
J.D. Power network quality study ranks Verizon highest in U.S.

Customer study measures performance in call, messaging, data quality INDIANAPOLIS—For the second consecutive time, Verizon ranks the highest across all six regions among U.S. wireless providers, according to the J.D. Power 2015 Wireless Network Quality Performance Study℠, Volume 2. Verizon’s network performance was higher than the industry average in all three quality categories: calling, messaging […]

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Trump favors constructing police state

| August 27, 2015
Trump favors constructing police state

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist At bottom, the plan of Donald Trump, the GOP’s political playboy, to “solve” America’s crisis of undocumented Latino immigration is really quite simple: Turn the U.S. into a police state. Of course, Trump and his supporters, and the rest of the GOP presidency-seekers who are following, sheep-like, in his […]

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Boy in need became doctor to serve needy

| August 27, 2015
Boy in need became doctor to serve needy

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D., MPH Time waits for no one, especially for me. It seems that I’m still racing toward goals that seem endless and impossible. This year I will celebrating 54 years at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., where I received my medical degree. I completed my medical training in Internal […]

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Somebody to lean on

| August 26, 2015
Somebody to lean on

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart “We all need somebody to lean on!” Do you remember these words from Bill Withers who wrote the song “Lean on me?” My husband and I just spent some time in a cabin with two other couples. We were excited about the opportunity to get away from our everyday routine. […]

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Youth Highlight Corner: Introduction to Metro Youth Sports

| August 26, 2015
Youth Highlight Corner: Introduction to Metro Youth Sports

By Jeanie Summerville For your sports entertainment, we inform you that since Metro Youth Sports players and cheerleaders have already received a medical physical provided by the African American Health Care Alliance and the Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority, they are up and running.  And, their games started this past Saturday, Aug. 22 at both […]

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Obituaries: Aug. 26-Sept. 1 Edition

| August 26, 2015
Obituaries: Aug. 26-Sept. 1 Edition

Roy Walker, died Friday, Aug. 7, 2015.

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Evolution of a warrior and his mindset: Interview with Sensei Dwight Laster

| August 26, 2015
Evolution of a warrior and his mindset: Interview with Sensei Dwight Laster

By Eric D. Hackley (See video of the interview at bottom of page) ERIC HACKLEY: Recently over at Southgate Plaza right before Mel Odom introduced us, he and I were discussing you. I told him that I had wanted to interview you about your family and the so-called 30 year old “Black Jessies” stigma that […]

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