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Sweetwater Sound to add 130 jobs

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Sweetwater Sound will add 130 jobs in its Distribution Center in the next few weeks, the company announced Monday. Sweetwater recently expanded its Distribution Center operations to add a second and third full-time shift, as well as a part-time weekend shift. This has created openings for ...

Science Central hosts disaster preparation temporary exhibition

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Science Central's next temporary exhibition is now open. "Don't Be A Zombie! Be Prepared For Natural Disasters" teaches visitors about how to prepare for emergency situations and climate change through the perspective of an imaginary zombie apocalypse. Take a walk through a maze, and explore ...

Indianapolis police chief says body cameras a top goal

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The chief of police in Indianapolis says getting body cameras for his officers is a top goal. Chief Bryan Roach tells TV station WRTV that there's a "trust issue" nationally with law enforcement and the cameras are seen as "one of those things to create transparency and a ...

Dupont Road now open to two-way traffic; construction continues

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One lane of traffic in each direction is now open on Dupont Road, but the city warns motorists to remember that it is still a construction zone. As progress continues on the Dupont improvement project, motorists will experience slower speeds with occasional stopped traffic and lane shifts ...

Three ‘Community Family Fun Nights’ scheduled

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The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department will host three free Community Unity Family Fun Nights. The events will offer a dinner and games and prizes for children. In addition, the first 50 adults to sign in at each Community Unity Night will receive a free book bag and school supplies. ...

Suspect sought in Monday bank robbery

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Fort Wayne Police are seeking the public's help in connection with a bank robbery Monday morning. At approximately 9:35 a.m. officers responded to the holdup alarm for the Wells Fargo Bank at 901 W. State Blvd. The suspect entered the bank and passed a note to a teller demanding cash and ...

‘Sample New Haven’ event will be Sept. 29

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Downtown New Haven will come alive on Saturday, Sept. 29 for the "Sample New Haven" event put on by the New Haven Chamber of Commerce. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Broadway will be lined with local businesses sharing samples of foods and services. For $2 per person or $5 for a family there will be ...

Students plant, harvest sweet corn for Indiana food banks

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TERRE HAUTE — With the bed of a pickup truck lined in sweet corn, Sydni Britton began filling a plastic bag. "How many ears in a bag?" she said. The answer was 12. Britton was among Ivy Tech agriculture and precision agriculture students who recently helped harvest and bag corn for ...

U.S. Rep. Jim Banks, Courtney Tritch to debate Nov. 2

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WANE-TV, Channel 15, will host a live in-studio debate between U.S. District Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, and Democratic challenger Courtney Tritch, on Friday, Nov. 2, at 7:00 p.m. "We want to thank WANE-TV for their professionalism and transparency in these debate negotiations," said David Myles, ...

Inmate who confessed sentenced to 63 years in 2008 Indiana slaying

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NEW CASTLE (AP) — A prison inmate who confessed in 2017 to a slaying years earlier in eastern Indiana has been sentenced to 63 years in prison. The (Muncie) Star Press reports 52-year-old Dana R. Zirkel was given his punishment Thursday after pleading guilty to murder in August. He was ...

Some Bob Evans sausage links recalled, may contain plastic

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XENIA, Ohio (AP) — The Agriculture Department says Bob Evans Farms is recalling nearly 47,000 pounds (21,318 kilograms) of pork sausage links because it might contain pieces of plastic. The items have establishment number "EST 6785" and were sold in Indiana, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, ...

Fort Wayne’s sewage, water plants schedule free Saturday tours

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Fort Wayne City Utilities is offering free guided tours of the Water Pollution Control (sewage treatment) Plant and Three Rivers Water Filtration Plant on select Saturdays, starting this Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Water Pollution Control Plant, 2601 Dwenger Ave. Visitors will see how ...

Allen County honors employees for longevity

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The Allen County Board of Commissioners Friday recognized county employees of 35 or more years. "You wouldn’t stick around if you didn’t like what you did. You decided you really like working for the Allen County family. For that, we felt it only appropriate to take this opportunity to ...