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MS art show celebrates creativity, perseverance

More Information Celebrating life and art WHAT: The first MS Art Show will feature art work created by 13 people with multiple sclerosis. Several of the artists also will participate in a panel discussion about how art has impacted their lives and living with MS. Afterward, Dr. Jimmy Yen, ...

Amish Cook column: A penny saved is a person helped

Devastation, loss, destruction. Thousands of people have been left without homes recently after hurricanes in Texas and Florida. Our hearts go out to those and we wonder: “Why?” But wondering “why” won’t help those suffering any. I have felt challenged by questioning myself whether I ...

TV Diary quiz: “Last” movies

Today is my TV Diary column for The News-Sentinel. What better way to celebrate than with a quiz about movies and TV shows that contain the word "last." 1. Who wrote and directed "The Last Movie" (1971) about a film shoot that goes terribly wrong in Peru when a stuntman is killed? 2. What ...

Drs. Roizen and Oz: Can probiotics effectively treat eczema?

Q: My mom has eczema, and I heard that eating probiotics can alleviate her symptoms. Is there any truth to that? — Amy D., Duluth, Minn. A: Yes, probiotics may help control eczema, especially when used in conjunction with other treatments, such as corticosteroid creams and ointments. ...

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Volunteers help Old Fort add wood-fired oven

Members of union locals – Bricklayers Local 4 and Laborers Local 213 – helped install an oven at the Old Fort this month. The oven will be used by re-enactors to demonstrate how brick ovens were used in wood-fire cooking. According to Historic Fort Wayne, which maintains the Old Fort on Spy ...

Diet Detective: Books that teach children about our food system

Here are a few books to get your children thinking about our food system. Title: "The Good Garden: How One Family Went from Hunger to Having Enough" Author: Katie Smith Milway Year: 2010 From the publisher: “From the best-selling author of One Hen comes the inspiring story of one ...

Parenting column: Kids better off when parents treat them as ‘no big deal’

I am a member of the last generation of American children who were no big deal. No one made a big deal over me, ever. Not my mother, my father, or anyone else. For my parents, raising me properly was a big deal, but I was not. It may come as a shock and surprise to some readers, but the ...

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‘Mark Felt’ looks at the man behind Deep Throat

As a lifetime Federal Bureau of Investigation agent and No. 2 to J. Edgar Hoover, Mark Felt was not exactly an ordinary man, but he was, it seems, a highly unlikely candidate to topple a presidency. Felt was the man behind Deep Throat, the Watergate whistleblower who led Bob Woodward and Carl ...

Art galleries for Sep 28, 2017

Send your listings to Ticket!, The News-Sentinel, PO Box 102, Fort Wayne, IN 46801, or email nsfeatures@news-sentinel.com. Include event’s time, date, location, admission cost, reservation deadline and address, or phone number for making reservations. We need information one week in advance. ...

Movies playing, Sept. 28, 2017

Now Playing “American Made” Action | 1 hour, 55 minutes | Three stars out of four R for language throughout and some sexuality/nudity A pilot lands work for the CIA in and finds himself entangled in drugs, guns and money. Cast: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright Where ...

Short Takes on the arts

SHORT TAKESUSF instructor releases album University of Saint Francis music instructor Phil Schurger will release a new album with a concert and release party at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the USF Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St. The music Schurger presents on “Echoes of ...

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Fort Wayne Bonsai Club shows off tiny treasures

Jolly green giants they're not. For members of the Fort Wayne Bonsai Club, their plants are tiny treasures. Members held their fall exhibit Saturday at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory. It gave them a chance to show their skills and share techniques from the art. Most people ...

Amish Cook column: Pizza mountain pies make camping trip worthwhile

First of all, our thoughts and prayers are with those devastated by the hurricanes of the past few weeks. I'll share some of my thoughts on that next week. This week, on a lighter note, what comes to mind when you hear the word “camping?” Up until recently, for me camping meant packing, ...

Drs. Roizen and Oz: A biopsy is more than just a procedure

Q: My sister had a breast biopsy and said it was worse than her follow-up surgery. Then my husband had a lump on this neck biopsied and said it was nothing to write home about. So why the difference? (Both are fine.) — Judith L., Shreveport, La. A: We're glad everyone's healthy! Without ...