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HEALTH SENTINEL: Weeds be gone — but at what cost to health?

If you have a weed-free lawn, crop fields or flower beds, chances are you or someone you hired has sprayed a commercial herbicide to kill the weeds. Chances are also good that the main chemical in those weed killers is glyphosate, the most common active ingredient in herbicides such as ...

BBB TIPS: Beware of DirecTV and internet bundling door-to-door offer

A representative is going door-to-door in Northeast Indiana offering a bundle through DirecTV and Clear Internet. An individual reported to BBB that the representative went by the name of "Kelvin" and that his phone number is 435-592-1352. "Kelvin" told one of the consumers who called in that ...

THE AMISH COOK: Grandma hangs on

It was a normal day. All was going well. My sister-in-law and mother had come to help me for the day. They were mending and hemming shirts, dresses, and pants for the children when my Dad came downstairs where we were working and, with a no-nonsense look on his face, told Mom to come right ...

Fort Wayne woman turns struggles into book, passion to help others

Tyhria "Ty" Williams' life kept bouncing from good times to rough times to drug and alcohol use to sentences in jail or prison. But while in prison several years ago, Williams, now 44, began to write. "My writing would take me out of my situation," the Fort Wayne resident said. She saved ...

GALLERY: Political cartoons for the week of July 15

Didn’t catch our daily pages in print? Well, you missed out on some of our editorial cartoons from syndicated artists who work at newspapers across the country. Here were the ones that made it in print this week, plus a few more for your enjoyment, or ire, depending on which side of the ...

JOHN ROSEMOND: Firm, loving authority is hard to beat

I call it “psychological thinking,” referring to the tendency among parents of the last fifty years or so to attribute bad behavior on the part of a child to so-called “issues” that are thought to be causing emotional tensions of one sort or another. That is, in fact, precisely what my ...

THE PUB CRAWL: Deer Park Irish Pub

Growing up in and around the '08, we cannot count how many times we have passed Deer Park Irish Pub over the years. Yet our experiences there are practically nil. One of us remembers being there once, but his state of inebriation prevented him from recalling much from that night. So ...

On tap this weekend: July 20-22

You’ve worked hard all week. As a reward, get out and enjoy some of these events around town from CurrentFortWayne.com. Three Rivers Festival: Through Saturday • Downtown Fort Wayne: Don’t miss the final weekend of the Three Rivers Festival. Savor the festival eats at Food Alley, ...

‘Brady Bunch’ house for sale for nearly $1.9M

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The home featured in the opening and closing scenes of "The Brady Bunch" is for sale for $1.885 million. Records show George and Violet McCallister bought the two-bedroom, three-bathroom split-level home in the Studio City neighborhood of Los Angeles in 1973 for ...

Zuckerberg’s Holocaust comment puts Facebook on the spot

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is clarifying his stance pertaining to Holocaust deniers after getting some blowback on social media. Zuckerberg, who is Jewish, said in an interview with Recode that Facebook posts denying the Holocaust took place would not be removed ...

The Dad Game: Don’t be a sucky sippy cup Dad

A fancy-looking plastic sippy cup sits on my game shelf. The cup looks beautiful. The base and handles are transparent and shaped like a king’s chalice, with facets designed to catch and reflect light like a child-safe version of a cut crystal glass. The lid is a simple, regal yellow with ...