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Spotlight on Dee McKinley for being Honored as one of Fort Wayne’s Urban League Lions

Spotlight on Dee McKinley for being Honored as one of Fort Wayne’s Urban League Lions

| November 14, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? For those of you, who weren’t able to attend this year’s Fort Wayne Urban League Gala Extravaganza to honor their Lions Chuck Surack, Wil Smith, Judge Wendy Davis and Dee McKinley, it was fantastic as usual and everyone enjoyed themselves.  I especially enjoyed it because I had the opportunity […]

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Allen County General Election 2016 Frost Illustrated Candidate Survey results

Allen County General Election 2016 Frost Illustrated Candidate Survey results

| November 3, 2016

Editor’s note: Below are candidate responses to a survey emailed to candidate running for offices specific to elected offices in Allen County during the 2016 General Election. Surveys were emailed to all local candidates who listed emails with the Allen County Election Board. The responses are grouped according to office and candidate responses for each […]

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Spotlight on Melinda Davenport of Melinda’s Balloons and Decorations

Spotlight on Melinda Davenport of Melinda’s Balloons and Decorations

| October 31, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all of you are still taking time out of your days to bring yourselves and others some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind.  It’s needed in this thing called life, as we travel on our journey of love to […]

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List of candidates, public question on Allen County General Election Ballot 2016

List of candidates, public question on Allen County General Election Ballot 2016

| October 31, 2016

Editor’s note: Listed below are the offices and candidates up for election and a public question on the Allen County ballot Nov. 8. The candidates are listed in alphabetical order along with party affiliations underneath the office for which they are running. Please note that a number of candidates are running unopposed in the general […]

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Fort Wayne history narrative reform

Fort Wayne history narrative reform

| October 31, 2016

By Eric Donald Hackley I see a most definite need to edit or completely change the local history narrative of Fort Wayne for the purpose of telling the rest of the story, making it historically inclusive, ethnically diverse, internationally relevant, more truthful and noteworthy. The history reform movement that I speak of is intended to […]

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Attorney general candidate Curtis Hill brings personal passion to pursuit of office

Attorney general candidate Curtis Hill brings personal passion to pursuit of office

| October 31, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Curtis Hill has made a career—and life—of defending the rule of law. He said to do so requires courage and leadership. His devotion to those principles comes from an early life experience and a lesson his father taught him. “When my father was a young man in his late 20s, he bought a small […]

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A life dedicated to service: Meet Judge Lorenzo Arredondo

A life dedicated to service: Meet Judge Lorenzo Arredondo

| October 31, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Judge Lorenzo Arredondo will tell you he’s been blessed in so many aspects of his life, including in his career as a public servant.  He’s been a dedicated teacher who has taught at every level; he’s been a pioneering lawyer who, after winning a scholarship to attend law school at the University of San […]

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Magnificence of the mountains; ugliness of First Nation history

Magnificence of the mountains; ugliness of First Nation history

| October 19, 2016

Indigenous version of history very different from ‘official’ line By Ann McGaw Special to Frost Illustrated The Canadian Rockies are awe inspiring with their towering snow covered peaks and rugged looks. In late August I flew into Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The only two things I knew about Calgary was they celebrated their cowboy heritage during […]

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Spotlight on Curtis Rayford and his Lawn Care Ministry

Spotlight on Curtis Rayford and his Lawn Care Ministry

| October 19, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? I’m the kind of woman who doesn’t take anything or anyone for granted and I feel that everyone’s job is important because it’s needed. Sometimes, I’m in the right place at the right to catch a sight of beauty and believe it or not, that beauty came from watching […]

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Feds snare white terror group on eve of attack on U.S. Somalis

Feds snare white terror group on eve of attack on U.S. Somalis

| October 18, 2016

(GIN)—Three men are under arrest and charged with plotting to blow up an apartment complex and mosque in a suburb of Kansas inhabited by refugees from war-torn Somalia. The three—Curtis Allen, 49, Gavin Wright, 51, and Patrick Stein, 47—are charged with conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction, a charge that carries a sentence […]

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