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Educational support for African American youth available in Summit City

Educational support for African American youth available in Summit City

| April 7, 2015

By Connie Scott Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Chapter Journalist Special to the Frost Statistics for African American youth in the areas of health, family, unemployment and education are disturbing, however the Fort Wayne Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will hope to change one aspect on April 18.  The ladies will host […]

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Obituary: Keenan Marcel Sevier

Obituary: Keenan Marcel Sevier

| April 3, 2015

On February 23, 1972, a beautiful baby boy was born in Gary, Ind, to Robert and Anna Sevier. He was named Keenan Marcel Sevier.  Not long after his birth, Keenan moved to Fort Wayne, Ind., where he helped his family welcome his sister, Kamilah. Keenan grew into a wonderful young man who went on to […]

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Film looks at political payoffs, effects on elections, free speech, the nation

Film looks at political payoffs, effects on elections, free speech, the nation

| April 3, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Area League of Women Voters is scheduled to present a free screening of PAY 2 PLAY at 6 p.m., April 7 at the downtown branch of the Allen County Public Library. A film about the corrupting influence of money in politics, PAY 2 PLAY focuses on the proliferation of big business’ influence […]

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East Chestnut Church of Christ to host Senior Fashion Extravaganza

East Chestnut Church of Christ to host Senior Fashion Extravaganza

| April 3, 2015

FORT WAYNE—East Chestnut Church of Christ, 3601 E. Chestnut St., is scheduled to host its Senior Fashion Extravaganza, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., April 11 at the church. Seniors from the congregation will be modeling a variety of fashions during an entertainment filled program attire compliments of Pappas Furs, Maurice’s and Dress Barn. Proceeds […]

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‘Come join our gang’

‘Come join our gang’

| April 1, 2015

Community groups make appeal to end violence, offer alternatives and support to young people FORT WAYNE—There’s a powerful new gang combing the streets of Fort Wayne. But, unlike the classic definition of a gang, this organization is not out to cause mayhem but to stop it. This past Friday, the Fort Wayne/Allen County Branch of […]

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Car break in, attempted breakins reported on north side of town

Car break in, attempted breakins reported on north side of town

| March 30, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the theft suspects captured in surveillance clips during recent attempts to break into parked cars. The suspects were seen here attempting to gain entry into several parked vehicles on the lot of the Dawson Creek YMCA at approximately 2:30 p.m., March […]

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Questa Legacy Fort Wayne Scholars 2015 application available online

Questa Legacy Fort Wayne Scholars 2015 application available online

| March 30, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Questa Education Foundation and the City of Fort Wayne Legacy Higher Education Scholarship Fund recently announced the commencement of the Questa Legacy Fort Wayne Scholars program and the available application online through May 1. High school seniors and college freshman who are residents of Fort Wayne, and plan to attend an Allen County college […]

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Man shot to death near in Holton area

Man shot to death near in Holton area

| March 27, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:15 a.m., March 25, Fort Wayne police responded to a reported man down call in the 2900 block of Holton Avenue. Once on scene, officers discovered the unresponsive victim in the rear of 2949 Holton Ave., a vacant property. Medics and fire personnel pronounced the male dead on the scene. Detectives and […]

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Stay tuned for more Barry Minniefield on the Voice

Stay tuned for more Barry Minniefield on the Voice

| March 25, 2015

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RootMetrics ranks Verizon Wireless tops in overall network performance for Fort Wayne area

RootMetrics ranks Verizon Wireless tops in overall network performance for Fort Wayne area

| March 25, 2015

Courtesy of the Verizon Wireless News Center FORT WAYNE—RootMetrics, an independent mobile analytics firm based in Seattle, released its Metro Fort Wayne RootScore® Report and, for the third time, Verizon Wireless received the highest award for overall network performance. Each RootScore is calculated from a combination of tests that are weighted to reflect the impact that […]

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