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Obituaries: February 6-12, 2016

Obituaries: February 6-12, 2016

| February 6, 2016

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A talk with Francisco Townsend of the YMCA

A talk with Francisco Townsend of the YMCA

| February 3, 2016

By Eric D. Hackley ERIC HACKLEY: I’m now speaking with Francisco Townsend. Francisco what is actually is your capacity with the Fort Wayne YMCA? FRANCISCO TOWNSEND: I’m the youth international director for the YMCA at Fort Wayne. HACKLEY: Recently, we had the opportunity to meet with you concerning a special project the YMCA has with […]

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Kevin Howell announces candidacy for U.S. Congress, Indiana District 3

Kevin Howell announces candidacy for U.S. Congress, Indiana District 3

| February 3, 2016

“We hold these truths to be self -evident, that all men, and yes, women, are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable right: that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”—President Thomas Jefferson FORT WAYNE—Political veteran Kevin Howell recently announced his candidacy for United States Congress representative […]

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Spotlight on MLK Club Breakfast with the Clergy, Unity Day 2016

Spotlight on MLK Club Breakfast with the Clergy, Unity Day 2016

| February 3, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville    What’s up, babies? It pleases me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because we’re going to share a great deal of beauty that happened Monday, Jan. 18, 2016 at Grand Wayne Center for Dr. King’s Day. It all started at 8 a.m., with the eighth annual Breakfast with the Clergy […]

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Travel to Washington, D.C., with Moore, Locke family

Travel to Washington, D.C., with Moore, Locke family

| February 3, 2016

If you are looking for a place to get away for a few days, then come ride with us on a bus trip to Washington, D.C., as we share with family and friends at the Moore, Locke Family Reunion. We will be leaving Fort Wayne, at 2 p.m., Friday, July 8, 2016 and are scheduled […]

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Africa’s non-stop sun now powers solar bus

Africa’s non-stop sun now powers solar bus

| February 2, 2016

(GIN)—The Ugandan manufacturers of a solar-powered bus are showing off their creation at a stadium in Kampala. A 35-seater, it uses two batteries and the direct rays of an equatorial sun. Solar panels attached to the roof power the 35-seater. Hopefully, partners will be found to help manufacture the bus for the mass market. The […]

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Silent AIDS crisis in Kenya still taking lives

Silent AIDS crisis in Kenya still taking lives

| February 2, 2016

(GIN)—Africa appears to be registering lower AIDS infection rates around the continent but with some exceptions.  This week, a pediatric study found 19,000 children in Homa Bay county, Kenya, are infected with HIV. While HIV is rarely a page one story these days, the virus is particularly rampant in Kenya where one in every four […]

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Trouble ahead for Nigeria as oil profits plummet

Trouble ahead for Nigeria as oil profits plummet

| February 2, 2016

(GIN)—Tumbling oil prices have been a gift to some but they’ve blown a huge hole in Nigeria’s balance sheet which some fear may set the once promising African economy into a tail spin. What could be worse than finding you have a trillion dollar budget gap and an insurgent group that threatens to hit whatever […]

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Gushing pipelines bombed by militants foul water, farms, fishing grounds

Gushing pipelines bombed by militants foul water, farms, fishing grounds

| February 2, 2016

(GIN)—Oil is spewing unchecked into delicate ecological systems in southern Bayelsa state,  Nigeria, after multiple bombings by militants in the area. Community leader Eke-Spiff Erempagamo told AP news that the spill was “massive—the biggest in years.” Fishermen said oil had flowed unchecked for two days. A spokesman for the Nigeria Agip Oil Company estimated a […]

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Walgreens robber caught on video

Walgreens robber caught on video

| February 1, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne Police detectives are asking the public’s help in identifying the robbery suspect captured in surveillance video footage during a robbery at a local pharmacy. At approximately 9:35 p.m., Jan. 14, a Fort Wayne police officer was dispatched to 222 E. Pettit, the site of Walgreens in reference to an armed robbery by a […]

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