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Woman allegedly stabs girlfriend, girlfriend’s child

| February 21, 2017
Woman allegedly stabs girlfriend, girlfriend’s child

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:22 p.m., Feb. 10, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a stabbing at a home in the 2600 block of Oxford Street. Officers arrived and located an adult female and infant male who were both suffering from stab wounds. Both were taken to a local hospital, where the […]

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Man shot during alleged robbery; described perpetrator also shooting victim

| February 21, 2017
Man shot during alleged robbery; described perpetrator also shooting victim

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:25 p.m., Feb. 11, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Indiana State Police responded to a shooting at 4700 Jason Drive. The complainant party called police and advised that he had been shot in the head and robbed.  Upon police arrival officers located black suffering from a gunshot wound […]

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Sixteen-year-old dead from gunshot

| February 21, 2017
Sixteen-year-old dead from gunshot

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6:20 a.m, Feb. 9, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of Diplomat Drive and Wayne Trace Avenue on the report of a man down. Once on scene, officers found an adult male down along the curb line in the 3200 block of Diplomat Drive. The unresponsive male, […]

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Stop bawling in the dishwater

| February 16, 2017
Stop bawling in the dishwater

By Brother Jackie Wall With the approval and authority of Bishop Joe Swanson GIVE PRAISE TO YAHSHUA! Proverbs 28:9—“He who turns away his ear from hearing the Law, even his prayers are an abomination.” Proverbs 29:18—“Where there is no prophetic vision, the people perish; but blessed is he who keeps the Law.” Acts 17:27—“That they […]

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Healthier Moms & Babies program lauded

| February 16, 2017
Healthier Moms & Babies program lauded

Kudos to the excellent work of McMillen Health, Healthier Moms & Babies and all who supported the launch this week of their Babies Love project, a wonderful new website and mobile app for pregnant women—http://babieslove.org. Aimed at reducing infant mortality, Babies Love puts critical information and resources at the fingertips of any woman of childbearing […]

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Historians rank President Obama’s legacy

| February 16, 2017
Historians rank President Obama’s legacy

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA News Wire Contributor) Supporters and critics alike may eventually come to view President Barack Obama’s two-term White House tenure the same way. His determination for change never appeared to cause him to stumble on his goals, be it Obamacare or commuting the sentences of so many who were imprisoned for […]

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Marshall White honored with Ian Rolland Courageous Leadership Award

| February 15, 2017
Marshall White honored with Ian Rolland Courageous Leadership Award

FORT WAYNE—Visionary youth advocate, life coach and artist Marshall White was recently awarded the the prestigious Ian Rolland Courageous Leadership Award. White, founder and CEO of Unity Performing Arts Foundations, the umbrella organization of the world-renowned and world championship Voices of Unity youth choir, was recognized for his contributions to the youth of and people […]

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Dear President Trump: It’s time to start meeting with real black Republicans

| February 15, 2017
Dear President Trump: It’s time to start meeting with real black Republicans

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Dear President Trump, I don’t know why I have become the repository for the frustrations among black Republicans across the country, but I have. Hardly a day goes by when I don’t get calls from black Republicans who feel totally and thoroughly ignored not only by you and your […]

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Spotlight on Fort Wayne United

| February 15, 2017
Spotlight on Fort Wayne United

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that you’re still taking time out of your days to bring yourselves some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind. On that note, it pleases me to bring to you this weeks […]

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Obituaries: Feb. 15-21, 2017 Edition

| February 15, 2017
Obituaries: Feb. 15-21, 2017 Edition

Mildred E. Phillips, 96, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. She is survived by two daughters, Sandra K. (Isaiah) Phillips Lapsley, West Bloomfield, Michigan, Gloria F (Ralph) Phillips Miller, Marysville, Tenn.; a son, Alvin E. (Viola) Phillips, Toledo, Ohio; 20 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Alvin E. […]

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