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Cancer Services in need of shower chairs, other personal care items

| February 14, 2017
Cancer Services in need of shower chairs, other personal care items

FORT WAYNE—Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana is reaching out and asking the public for donations of plastic shower chairs and other personal care items. These items are essential in helping people with cancer bathe safely at home. Cancer Services served 2,965 families in 2016 by providing emotional support and practical assistance. This assistance included loaning […]

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Consumer alert from Office of the Indiana Attorney General

| February 14, 2017
Consumer alert from Office of the Indiana Attorney General

INDIANAPOLIS—The Consumer Protection Division (CPD) of the Office of the Indiana Attorney General on Feb. 10 was notified of an attempted W-2 phishing scam that targeted a central Indiana school corporation. A complainant notified the CPD that a staff member at a central Indiana school corporation received an email that appeared to be from the […]

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america — a needed meditation

| February 13, 2017
america — a needed meditation

we are not your niggers or your negroes © rootfolks poets press 4 february 2017   the interior life is a real life, and the intangible dreams of people have a tangible effect on the world.—james baldwin   donald trump dreamed he would rule the world. . . donald trump campaigned to rule the world. […]

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PBS39, Indiana Tech, African/African-American Historical Society to present sneak preview of ‘Africa’s Great Civilizations’

| February 13, 2017
PBS39, Indiana Tech, African/African-American Historical Society to present sneak preview of ‘Africa’s Great Civilizations’

FORT WAYNE—On Feb. 18, PBS39,  Indiana Tech and the African/African-American Historical Society/Museum of Allen County are scheduled to team up to present a sneak preview screening of the first hour of the upcoming PBS miniseries presentation, Africa’s Great Civilizations. This preview screening of the miniseries’ first hour, “Origins,” is scheduled to take place at 7 […]

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Debate on Sessions nomination explodes over Coretta Scott King letter

| February 13, 2017
Debate on Sessions nomination explodes over Coretta Scott King letter

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The United States Senate debate over Attorney General nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions (D-Ala.) boiled over into confusion and accusations on Tuesday, Feb. 7 as Senate Democrats carried their opposition into an all-night long protest. But at 7:15 p.m. that same day, as Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) recited the […]

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‘Let’s Talk’ debut on Frost TV

| February 13, 2017
‘Let’s Talk’ debut on Frost TV

Local talk show off and running FORT WAYNE—For those of you that have been following Oh Def Network and Frost Illustrated’s collaboration, as of Jan. 31, Oh Def Network has launched it’s new talk show airing on Fort Wayne CW at noon, Let’s Talk…With Guest Host Lisa Love. “Let’s Talk…,” is currently in production. It […]

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History presents some ‘other ideas’ on immigration

| February 13, 2017
History presents some ‘other ideas’ on immigration

A Frost Illustrated Commentary We’re not saying we have a solution to this particular problem, but as we were sitting around have an office discussion, a number of thoughts came to us on the subject of immigration. First, given claims that this is a “Christian” nation established by “Christian Founding Fathers” (that’s another topic—we suggest […]

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Blacks will account for nearly 18 percent of U.S. population by 2060

| February 13, 2017
Blacks will account for nearly 18 percent of U.S. population by 2060

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Each year, the Census Bureau recognizes Black History Month by releasing up-to-date statistics that reveal the total black population, the number of black-owned businesses and even how many African-American military members are serving the country. Currently, the black population stands at 46.3 million, up about 1.3 percent from […]

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Get unlimited data on the network you deserve: Verizon

| February 12, 2017
Get unlimited data on the network you deserve: Verizon

Courtesy of Verizon News Service PRNEWSWIRE—Unlimited data on the Verizon network has arrived. Beginning Feb. 13, Verizon is offering an introductory plan that gives you unlimited data on your smartphone and tablet on the best 4G LTE network in the country. With Verizon Unlimited, you also get HD video streaming, Mobile Hotspot, calling and texting […]

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Ask Alma: My wife walked out on me, now she needs my help

| February 12, 2017
Ask Alma: My wife walked out on me, now she needs my help

By Alma Gill (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Dear Alma, My wife is vicious with a capital “V!” We were married for eight years and over that time had two sons. She did everything imaginable. She lied to me, stole from me and manipulated me. Here are a few examples: She stole money from her employer, […]

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