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Meet Kenneth Jones—CEO of St. Joseph Hospital

Meet Kenneth Jones—CEO of St. Joseph Hospital

| October 24, 2014

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Check this out: It’s not everyday that one of our readers contact me to shine the spotlight upon a CEO of a hospital here in our city of Fort Wayne, Ind., and it happened so I was delighted—delighted enough to bring him to you. First, this is what someone […]

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Verizon scores second win for best ‘Overall Performance’ in Fort Wayne

| October 24, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Verizon won its second Overall Performance award from independent firm RootMetrics recently that covered a testing period of late September. RootMetrics tested wireless carrier performance in the Fort Wayne market for four days in late September, covering 654 miles and 24 indoor locations with a total of 18,525 tests. Verizon scored the highest for […]

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Brits to honor first black army officer to lead white troops into battle

Brits to honor first black army officer to lead white troops into battle

| October 24, 2014

(GIN)–The British Royal Mint has released the first image of a limited edition coin honoring Walter Tull, Britain’s first black army officer who died on the battlefield. The coin is worth five pounds. Tull, born in 1888, made history after enlisting in the army when the First World War broke out in 1914. He defied […]

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Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs announces community outreach events

| October 23, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs will be visiting eight Hoosier communities over the next several weeks, holding Community Outreach events that will offer veterans, active duty members and their dependents opportunities to connect with services and prospective employers. All events are free. To help organizers plan and staff each event, free registration can be accomplished […]

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Crime and Safety Report: October 22-28 Edition

Crime and Safety Report: October 22-28 Edition

| October 23, 2014

Man shot dead behind Broadway Grill FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:16 a.m., Oct. 12, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the Broadway Grill located at 1420 Broadway in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located a male victim lying on the ground outside to the rear of […]

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Obituaries: October 22-28 Edition

Obituaries: October 22-28 Edition

| October 22, 2014

The Rev. Roy Lee Ayers, 76, completed his journey on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at home surrounded by his family. Born Sept. 21, 1938, in Huntsville, Ala., he was a son of the late James and Narella Ayers. Roy accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior at an early age and was an active member […]

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A lazy heart may need Coenzyme Q10

A lazy heart may need Coenzyme Q10

| October 22, 2014

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Can you imagine an engine running 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year without stopping? Well, that little muscle called the heart that sits inside your chest and is about the size of your fist, it does just that. For the heart to run efficiently, […]

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Eviction plan in cards for Zimbabwe’s landless poor

Eviction plan in cards for Zimbabwe’s landless poor

| October 22, 2014

(GIN)–President Robert Mugabe’s land reform initiative turned lives upside down in the year 2000 and now upside down again as the settlers who moved onto lands that white farmers once owned now find themselves facing eviction by the same government. About eight million hectares of farmland owned by 3,000 white farmers in 1999 are now […]

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Acclaimed jazz artist Art “Turk” Burton to play at American Legion Post 148

Acclaimed jazz artist Art “Turk” Burton to play at American Legion Post 148

| October 22, 2014

  FORT WAYNE—The Three Rivers Institute of Afrikan Art & Culture is scheduled to present a special pre-Veterans Day Jazz Tribute featuring the acclaimed Art “Turk” Burton and the Congo Square Ensemble, 8 p.m. to midnight, Nov. 8 at American Legion Post 148, 708 E. Lewis St. Since 1973, Art “Turk” Burton has shared musical experiences […]

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Analysis of killings by police shows outsize risk for young black males

| October 21, 2014

By Ryan Gabrielson, Ryann Grochowski Jones and Eric Sagara Special to the NNPA from ProPublica Young black males in recent years were at a far greater risk of being shot dead by police than their white counterparts–21 times greater—according to a ProPublica analysis of federally collected data on fatal police shootings. The 1,217 deadly police […]

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