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JOHN ROSEMOND: Taking the culture of consent a bit too far

Competition amongst the membership of the International Association of the Weird and Even Weirder for the Most Bizarre Idea of All Time has finally, after more than five decades of weird-mongering, come to an end – the rest of us can only hope, anyway. The winner is Deanne Carson of Australia ...

THE AMISH COOK: Stomach churns and the world turns

Let me tell you about our recent trip to Ohio. On Friday morning at 3:00 the driver of a Journey Tour bus started making the rounds picking up four families, including our little tribe, in preparation for the seven-hour trip to Danville, Oh., where we planned to attend a wedding for one of my ...

WEEKEND GET-AWAY: Creative, fun program to visit Chain O’Lakes State Park

There are an array of nature scenes throughout the Indiana State Park system that are so beautiful that you just want to capture the beauty of the parks forever, which is what Tamara Brown is encouraging people of all ages to actually do. The Indiana plein air artist and creative advocate ...

VIDEO: On tap this weekend from CurrentFortWayne.com

You’ve worked hard all week. As a reward, get out and enjoy some of these events around town from CurrentFortWayne.com Auer Academy of Fort Wayne Ballet Showcase — Thursday, May 24 • Arts United Center: The Auer Academy of Fort Wayne Ballet celebrates the end of a wonderful season! ...

AMY LINDGREN: Summer Reading / Gifts for Graduates

With the official start to summer riding on the coattails of Memorial Day, it’s time to think about important things, such as weekend beach getaways and long evenings on the back deck. Alas, for recent graduates, it may also be time for job search and career planning. If you are a ...

BBB TIPS: Is this the real IRS?

Many callers from Northern Indiana are receiving calls from IRS impersonators. One particular call was very alarming. After being provided with an IRS Badge number and a Case number, a woman was told that it was her "last chance" to pay $9908.86. Several attempts by mail had been made to ...

POLL: Final round of voting for Fort Wayne’s best burger

National Hamburger Day is less than a week away and four finalists have emerged from our polling of 36 locations nominated by News-Sentinel.com readers as having some of the best burgers in and around Fort Wayne. In the "Ketchup Region," Powers dominated the voting, beating our Culver's. In the ...

WorkWise: Removing the employment barrier around schizophrenia

Imagine a workplace where all who hire understand that a person with schizophrenia can contribute – just like the heart attack survivor or the employee whose “bad back” requires special seating in the office and conference room. Mental illnesses, as brain impairments, are cousins to ...

Don’t be intimidated – There is nothing like home-made ribs

It's officially barbecue rib season, and I couldn't be more excited. I have made them three times in the last week and I am planning on making them for a party this weekend. I might be a little rib obsessed_it is an occupational hazard of barbecuing for a living. But I don't know many people ...

Nielsen says 29 million people watched wedding in US

NEW YORK (AP) — Perhaps getting married to a U.S. television star helps in the royal wedding ratings. The Nielsen company says 29.2 million people in the United States watched the wedding of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle early Saturday. The London ceremony aired starting ...

Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix says that it has reached a deal with Barack and Michelle Obama to produce material for the streaming service. Netflix said Monday, in a tweet, that the former president and first lady will produce films and series for the service, potentially including scripted and ...