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Junior League of Fort Wayne votes in president-elect

| December 11, 2014
Junior League of Fort Wayne votes in president-elect

FORT WAYNE–The Junior League of Fort Wayne members voted in Jessica Swinford as 2015-2016 president-elect. Swinford is the director of Alumni Relations at the University of Saint Francis. She has been an active member of JLFW since February 2013 and is currently serving as the New Member Committee chair for her second consecutive year. In […]

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The Christmas creep

| December 11, 2014
The Christmas creep

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Did you notice that some stores are already touting Christmas sales? They are encouraging people to start buying for Christmas now. We’ve been experiencing this “Christmas creep” for years. Some of us are reluctant to call it “Christmas Creep” because there is no Christ or Christianity in the profligate spending […]

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Youtheatre celebrates the holiday with ‘The Steadfast Tin Soldier’

| December 11, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne Youtheatre is scheduled to present “The Steadfast Tin Soldier,” an original adaptation by Harvey Cocks, as part of organization’s continuing 80th Anniversary Celebration. The stage presentation is based on Hans Christian Andersen’s heartwarming story of a toy soldier’s struggle to win the heart of his ballerina true love. The Auer Black Box […]

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South African hostage killed by special ops in rescue mix-up

| December 10, 2014
South African hostage killed by special ops in rescue mix-up

(GIN)–A South African teacher was killed by U.S. Special Forces in a botched raid on an Al Qaeda hideout just hours before his release in a swap brokered by the South African charity Gift of the Givers. On their website, the relief organization wrote: “We received with sadness the news that Pierre was killed in […]

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UK dysfunction slows Ebola cleanup, Sierra Leoneans say

| December 10, 2014
UK dysfunction slows Ebola cleanup, Sierra Leoneans say

(GIN)–An investigative news report has confirmed suspicions among some Sierra Leoneans that the UK is failing to get a handle on an effective response to Ebola while new infections are rising at the rate of almost 100 new cases a day. “Why are the British here?” fumed one newspaper in a headline. “To end Ebola, […]

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‘10th Regional Exhibition and Boycott! to open at Artlink’

| December 10, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Artlink’s 10th Regional Exhibition is scheduled to open from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Dec. 12, in the Auer Center, 300 E. Main Street. This is a juried exhibition featuring all-media artwork submitted by artists who live within 100 miles of Fort Wayne. The Regional happens every two years in Artlink’s Main Galleries (Sauerteig […]

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Court drops case against Kenyan prez linked to post-election killing spree

| December 10, 2014
Court drops case against Kenyan prez linked to post-election killing spree

(GIN)—As activists in the U.S. demand justice for murders for which no one has been punished, Kenyans are reeling from a similar judgment that finds no one accountable for a few months of post-election violence starting in 2007 that left over a thousand dead. Charges were finally dropped last week by the International Criminal Court […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! Jesus is coming back!

| December 10, 2014
Rev. Stewart Speaks! Jesus is coming back!

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart “Jesus is coming back!” Many ministers use this phrase in reference to the return of Jesus to earth to gather the saints of God. How we as believers understand this phrase often depends on how it has been taught to us. What does the phrase “Jesus is coming back” mean […]

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Indiana African American Dems elect officers

| December 10, 2014
Indiana African American Dems elect officers

FORT WAYNE—On Aug. 23, at the Indiana Democratic Editorial Association (IDEA) held in French Lick, Ind., officers for the 2015-2016 terms were elected for the State Indiana Democrat African American Caucus (IDAAC). They are as follows: • President—Tonda Pauley, Evansville. • Vice-President—Barrett Barry, South Bend. • Secretary—Zanzer Anderson, Elkhart. • Treasurer—Sharon Dunson, Indianapolis. The new […]

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MLK Club to present Santa On Tour Dec. 13

| December 10, 2014

By Clifford Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—As we enter into the Holiday season, the MLK Jr. Club Inc. is scheduled to host its 18th Annual Santa On Tour and Trolley Ride from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., Dec. 13. The event is scheduled to commence at the Renaissance Points YMCA on 2323 Bowser […]

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