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‘Our Story: The Creation of an Identity for NE Indiana’

‘Our Story: The Creation of an Identity for NE Indiana’

| March 24, 2015

By Eric D. Hackley I’m speaking with Courtney Tritch, vice president of marketing for the NE Indiana Regional Partnership. The NE Indiana Regional Partnership was formed in 2006 to help build a globally competitive economy in a 10-county region in Northeast Indiana. It is a public-private partnership focused on generating business leads and building regional capacity […]

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Afterschool programs provide variety of benefits

| March 14, 2015

More than 10 million kids nationwide—and 123,163 kids in Indiana—attend afterschool programs. A new study from the Afterschool Alliance http://www.afterschoolalliance.org/AA3PM/Kids_on_the_Move.pdf  highlights critical, but sometimes-overlooked benefits of the programs: They’re helping kids eat healthy and be active—and offering the healthy choices that parents demand. According to survey data from Kids on the Move, the great majority of […]

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Today’s four-year-olds may be making history with On My Way Pre-K

Today’s four-year-olds may be making history with On My Way Pre-K

| March 6, 2015

By John Pierce Special to Frost Illustrated Just as we look upon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks as pioneers of the civil rights movement, we may someday look back at children, parents and teachers involved in Indiana’s pre-kindergarten pilot program as pioneers of another important movement. That is the movement to ensure […]

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#JustEnergy Freedom: Indiana NAACP offers truth about solar energy

#JustEnergy Freedom: Indiana NAACP offers truth about solar energy

| February 20, 2015

By Denise Abdul-Rahman The utility companies are marketing and promoting the bill HB 1320 and the “inequities” of non-distributed generation ratepayers (folks that don’t have solar) that are contributing to “subsidies” for distributed generation ratepayers (folks that have solar). When speaking with Bryan Bullock, an attorney and stark environmental advocate out of Northwest Indiana, he […]

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Put Fort Wayne history back into Indiana, U.S. history books

Put Fort Wayne history back into Indiana, U.S. history books

| April 9, 2014

By Eric D. Hackley Editor’s note: The following is the transcript of a Hackonomics program covering the release of Eric Hackley’s new book, “KEKIONGA BLACKS’ War on HIS-Story & Slave Mentality.” The book release was held recently at the Little Turtle Branch of the Allen County Public Library: Introduction of speaker Eric Hackley by Carla […]

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Local insight into the ‘redskins’ issue

Local insight into the ‘redskins’ issue

| November 22, 2013

Eric Hackley interviews Indiana Miami Nation Chief Brian Buchanan, Brother Kevin Muhammad of the Nation of Islam and talk show host/producer Terry Doran

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VA Northern Indiana Health Care System announces veterans parade

| October 14, 2013

MARION – VA Northern Indiana Health Care System will host the 9th annual Veterans Day Parade on Friday, November 1, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. This year’s theme, “125 Years of Service” pays tribute to the sacrifices made by Veterans to protect our way of life and honors those who have and continue to serve our country in military operations. […]

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Whose dream are we living?

| October 3, 2013

The high road to a better America for us all, the hope in Dr. King’s dream, is being gouged out of the minds and hearts of Americans, replaced by an opposing dream bereft of hope and severely lacking in equality.

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Free forums set to assist in expunging criminal records

Free forums set to assist in expunging criminal records

| October 3, 2013

Indiana Criminal Conviction Expungement Information Forum is set for at 10 a.m., Oct. 10 in the IPFW Walb Union Ballroom, 2101 East Coliseum Blvd., and at 5:30 p.m., that same evening at Turner Chapel AME Church, 836 E. Jefferson Blvd.

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Vietnam vets finally to get homecoming celebration

Vietnam vets finally to get homecoming celebration

| October 2, 2013

After close to four decades, Vietnam veterans in Fort Wayne and the Tri-state area are getting an official Vietnam Veterans of America Homecoming Celebration, slated for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5 at Parkview Field.

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