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Anatomy of the word ‘shellacking’

| July 20, 2016
Anatomy of the word ‘shellacking’

Gerald W. Deas, M.D.MPH At Downstate Medical Center, where I have taught for many years, one of the courses that first-year medical students have to take is an anatomy class. There they are shown how to vut open and dissect the remains of people who have donated their bodies to science so that students can […]

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Obituaries: July 20-26, 2016 Edition

| July 20, 2016
Obituaries: July 20-26, 2016 Edition

Len Broadnax, services were July 9, 2016, at Spiritual Israel Church and It’s Army, 610 East Douglas St. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave. David A. Williams passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2016.

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It’s time to mind your body

| July 20, 2016
It’s time to mind your body

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. I am sure that you have been reading in magazines, newspapers and etc., how physicians are finally trying to incorporate the mind of a patient in the healing process. This is long overdue. In fact, this concept is still not part of the curriculum in medical schools where the art […]

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Four lessons Americans should learn from the ‘Brexit’ vote

| July 19, 2016
Four lessons Americans should learn from the ‘Brexit’ vote

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA News Wire Columnist) The day after 52 percent of United Kingdom citizens voted to leave the European Union, Google was deluged with questions. The most common: What is the European Union? That suggests that the people who voted to leave the European Union didn’t even know what it was. They didn’t […]

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U.S. Marshals’ task force arrests man wanted for homicide

| July 19, 2016
U.S. Marshals’ task force arrests man wanted for homicide

FORT WAYNE—U.S. Marshals arrested Anfernee Brent, 21, who is wanted in Yazoo Co. Mississippi on first degree murder charges. Brent was apprehended this morning at a relative’s apartment on Harris Road.  The charges resulted from an alleged drug deal gone bad.  Brent was booked into the Allen Co. Jail and awaits the extradition process. The […]

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Trump, Republican Party confuse outreach efforts with pandering

| July 19, 2016
Trump, Republican Party confuse outreach efforts with pandering

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA News Wire Columnist) As long as the Republican Party continues to be dominated by the same ol’, same ol’ white male staffers, consultants and aides, they will continue to alienate the black community. As long as the Republican Party continues to “showcase” blacks who have absolutely no connection to the black […]

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Bishop Willie Bolden: Celebrating 40 years of ministry nationally, internationally

| July 19, 2016
Bishop Willie Bolden: Celebrating 40 years of ministry nationally, internationally

By Bishop Willie Bolden Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—It doesn’t seem possible that 40 years have passed since God brought a few of us together to start then, Calvary Chapel. Forty years ago, I received a call from a lady from Cleveland, she asked could she come to the Grand Opening of Calvary Chapel, […]

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Barricaded man with knife arrested without incident

| July 19, 2016
Barricaded man with knife arrested without incident

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:22 p.m., July 4, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a residence located in the 5300 block of Stony Run Lane in reference to a domestic battery that had just occurred. As officers arrived on the scene, they spoke with a woman who said a man that was inside […]

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Man dead after shooting, auto crash

| July 19, 2016
Man dead after shooting, auto crash

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:35 a.m., July 6, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 3400 block of Mckinnie Street in reference to a personal injury automobile accident. As officers arrived on the scene, they located a male adult inside the vehicle suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics arrived on the scene and […]

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Victim critically injured in possible accidental shooting

| July 19, 2016
Victim critically injured in possible accidental shooting

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 2:27 a.m., July 7, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a local hospital in reference to an individual who arrived suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The individual was transported to the hospital by private means and was initially listed in serious condition but was later downgraded to critical […]

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