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Demolitions and lead dust: Is there a problem?

The excavator bucket reaches up to an older home and pulls down a portion of the wall. Later, it will be scooping up the debris and dropping it into a dumpster or dump truck for disposal. As the excavator works, dust can float into the air and drift toward nearby homes. That could be a ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: May 21 in photos

News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

The Fort Report: John Crawford’s run for Mayor

This week’s show will feature Dr. John Crawford, who discusses why he wants to run for Mayor of Fort Wayne, among other things. All episodes of The Fort Report premiere at 5:30 p.m. Saturday on Comcast Channel 57 and FiOS Channel 27 and later at www.news-sentinel.com.  

Flags at half-staff for Texas school shooting victims

Gov. Eric J. Holcomb has directed that flags across the state be flown at half-staff to honor the eight students and two teachers shot to death Friday at Santa Fe High School in Texas. Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset Tuesday. Holcomb also asks businesses and residents to ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: May 20 in photos

News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

92-year-old Churubusco woman has a love affair with fast wheels

There is a popular stereotype of little old ladies who drive quite a bit slower than the rest of traffic, peering at the road from under the top of the steering wheel. Sunday drivers, ya know. That impression just blew apart with Miriam Berger Laisure of Churubusco who loves to go fast, ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: May 19 in photos

News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

Restaurant Notes extra: 2Toms Brewing coming to Wells Street

Tom Carpenter's time was taken up as an executive in a Fortune 200 company, homebrewer and triathlete, so his wife, Stacie, gave him an ultimatum: lose one of the hobbies or clone himself. He chose to clone himself. Now he's turning his love of beer homebrewing into a family-friendly brewery ...

Seal company’s $3.6 million expansion could bring 40 jobs to New Haven

About 40 new jobs could be coming to New Haven thanks to a proposed $3.6 million expansion at Trelleborg Sealing Solutions. According to an application for tax incentives to be considered by New Haven City Council next week, the maker of plastic and rubber components for industrial, ...

Indiana schools superintendent issues statement on Texas school shooting

Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick issued the following statement on the mass school shooting today in Santa Fe, Texas: “Once again, Indiana is sharing in grief and anger over another mass shooting taking place in a school. Our thoughts go out to the students, ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: May 18 in photos

News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.