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Did NBC’S Brian Williams also lie about Hurricane Katrina?

| February 12, 2015
Did NBC’S Brian Williams also lie about Hurricane Katrina?

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams has finally admitted that he had incorrectly asserted that a helicopter he traveled aboard in 2002 while reporting on the Iraq War in 2003 was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade, forcing an emergency landing. “This was a bungled attempt by me to thank […]

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Pilgrim Baptist – Immeasurable concert Feb. 15

| February 12, 2015

National gospel recording group Immeasurable set to perform at Pilgrim Baptist   FORT WAYNE—Award-winning trio Immeasurable is scheduled to perform at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1331 Gay St. during their Sunday Morning Songs of Praise Service, 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Feb. 15. The group recently completed tour stops with Donnie McClurkin, Detrick Haddon and Fred Hammond. […]

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Exposé haunts banking giant that helped hide African billions

| February 12, 2015
Exposé haunts banking giant that helped hide African billions

(GIN)–In an unusual collaborative effort, a team of journalists from 45 countries has produced a blistering expose of a billionaires’ bank in Switzerland which was helping to place huge sums of its clients’ money beyond the reach of tax obligations and court settlements. The banking giant HSBC was said to be a haven for tax […]

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Again, let it go—please

| February 12, 2015
Again, let it go—please

By James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times I am trying again to internalize that today is the day the Lord has made. Don’t complicate it. The more complicated the world seems, the simpler it is to understand God’s Word. I’m reminded every day and sometimes get caught up in the […]

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Spotlight on The Salvation Army, featuring Dewayne Michaels (part one of two)

| February 12, 2015
Spotlight on The Salvation Army, featuring Dewayne Michaels (part one of two)

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As we travel on our journey of love to feel more beauty, joy, happiness and have some form of peace of mind, it pleases me to share part one of a two-part spotlight. The Salvation Army does good by the people in so many different ways and you need […]

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Obituaries: February 11-17 Edition

| February 11, 2015
Obituaries: February 11-17 Edition

Billie Lovern Coles, daughter of the late Kathleen Nora Warren and Morris Warren, and was born November 17, 1941 in Columbia, Missouri.  She went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. Billie accepted Christ at an early age.  After graduating from Douglas High School in Columbia, Mo., she moved to Fort Wayne, […]

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BIBLE=Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth Regarding Children

| February 11, 2015
BIBLE=Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth Regarding Children

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. In this column today, I would like to dwell on the many folks who have contributed toward children’s well being. In the gospel of Matthew 19:13, it states: “Little children were brought for Jesus to lay his hands on them and pray. But the disciples scolded those who brought them. […]

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Crime and Safety Report: February 11-17

| February 11, 2015
Crime and Safety Report: February 11-17

Simultaneous drug raids net multiple arrests| FORT WAYNE—On Feb. 3 members of the emergency Services Team along with the Fort Wayne Police Department Vice and Narcotics Division and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives served search warrants of 814 Lake Avenue #3 and 3025 Plaza Drive in reference to an ongoing investigation into […]

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Listen to the beat of the drum: The Central High School band legacy

| February 11, 2015
Listen to the beat of the drum: The Central High School band legacy

By Bryant Rozier Special to Frost Illustrated Central High School’s band, back when the school took roll and all was good—man, They Were Jammin’. They were so dope that kids from other schools, playing hooky, would come to pep sessions that weren’t like theirs. Friends and families of Central would also show; the rallies, held […]

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Annual Ties That Bind: Black Family Health History Symposium set

| February 11, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Northeast Indiana Area Health Education Center (NEI-AHEC)—a program of It is Well With My Soul of Ball State University Department of Educational Studies Adult and Community Education Programs—the University of Saint Francis Nursing and Physician Assistant Departments, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) Project Compass (Community Partners Against Student Suicide) and Indiana University School […]

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