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Donald C. Swanson: A man among men

Donald C. Swanson: A man among men

| June 22, 2016

It’s great when you have your freedom, but it’s even greater when you have someone there to keep you from losing it. Attorney Donald C. Swanson Jr. of Haller & Colvin is that person. Mr. Swanson is not only the poor man’s gateway to freedom but he also cares. When Haller & Colvin joined hands […]

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Bar-B-Q and you

Bar-B-Q and you

| June 22, 2016

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D.MPH Well, here it is another day of celebration and a day of seeing how much one can eat and drink. Well, I can assure you that when the good times and exotic tasties are over, your stomach will be singing the bar-b-q blues.   The Story of Bar-B-Q Blues Oh, […]

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Obituaries: June 22-28, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: June 22-28, 2016 Edition

| June 22, 2016

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Coach H.C. Story goes home to glory at 75

Coach H.C. Story goes home to glory at 75

| June 21, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Coach H.C. Story, civil rights activist and youth advocate, 75, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Born in Akron, Alabama where he excelled in many sports but discovered he was destined to do other work for a time. As an adult, while still in the south, Story joined […]

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Man taken in for pyschological evaluation after asking seven-year-old to shoot him

Man taken in for pyschological evaluation after asking seven-year-old to shoot him

| June 21, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:02 p.m., June 18, officers responded to a report of an armed subject at 10800 Patrician Place. Preliminary information indicates that the complainant party called police in regards to her husband having a gun.  She told officials that her husband pointed the gun at himself and attempted to get his seven-year-old stepson […]

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Ghana considers shutdown of social media in election day run-up

Ghana considers shutdown of social media in election day run-up

| June 21, 2016

(GIN)—Ghanaians who use social media could find themselves staring at a blank screen instead of Facebook or Twitter under a plan now being considered by Ghana’s Police Service (GPS). Superintendent Cephas Arthur, Public Affairs director of the GPS, said that blocking Facebook, Twitter and other social media outlets during the upcoming elections would be in […]

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Orlando massacre prompts vigils among African LGBTIQ

Orlando massacre prompts vigils among African LGBTIQ

| June 21, 2016

(GIN)—“Erasing 76 Crimes”—a website that tracks Africa’s anti-gay laws and acts of violence, carried news this week of a vigil in Uganda’s Kampala city for the 49 lives lost in Orlando, Florida, at the gay community’s gathering spot called Pulse. The “Uganda Is Orlando” vigil began with a reading by Bishop Christopher Senyonjo and a […]

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Hadi—the face of an immigrant on World Refugee Day

Hadi—the face of an immigrant on World Refugee Day

| June 21, 2016

(GIN)—The UN’s World Refugee Day is observed each year as a global observance of the plight of thousands of women, men and children forced to flee their country under threat of persecution, conflict and violence. Severe drought, the loss of harvests, farm animals, clean water has also pushed many from their homes to attempt risky […]

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Carmen Hicks, national Christian rapper: A hip-hop story

Carmen Hicks, national Christian rapper: A hip-hop story

| June 21, 2016

By William Bryant Rozier Editor’s Note: William Bryant Rozier, on behalf of the African/African American Historical Society Museum (AAAHSM), is writing a series of articles about Fort Wayne hip-hop. The stories will lead to a hip-hop history event from the museum, with funding help by Arts United. Carmen Hicks, owner of Hicks Caskets, Monuments & […]

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Eleven Fort Wayne students among Crossroads Bible College 2016 grads

Eleven Fort Wayne students among Crossroads Bible College 2016 grads

| June 19, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS—Crossroads Bible College recently held its commencement ceremony on their main campus in Indianapolis. Eleven students from the Fort Wayne location received their degrees surrounded by friends and family. The Salutatorian out of more than 50 graduates was Fort Wayne’s own Jacquline Howell of Fort Wayne. She challenged fellow graduates to “Never let any obstacles […]

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