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<center>The reading list </center><br>" 'Humility' isn't a word that most academics - or Americans - identify with. Indeed, if there is a single attitude most closely associated with our culture, it's the opposite of humility. The defining trait of ...

New Hippocratic Oath abandons the sanctity of life

I've wondered how physicians could justify performing abortions or euthanasia without breaking the Hippocratic Oath.I grew up thinking the oath was a commitment by physicians to preserving life and health and not playing God.In its earliest version translated from 3rd-century B.C. Greek, one ...

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Washington sideshow that never ends

In the most anticipated congressional testimony since Watergate, fired FBI Director James Comey was sworn in before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence this week and lived up to his billing as the reprobate who could keep the rabble roused over the Russian Election Influence ...

Man charged in burglary of church

A man was charged in connection with a Sunday church burglary, according to court documents.Timothy D. White, 30, of the 4400 block of Leighton Lane, was charged Thursday in Allen Superior Court with burglary and escape from lawful detention, Level 5 felonies, and unlawful possession of ...

Man charged in 2016 dog shooting, killing

A warrant has been issued for a man charged in the shooting death of a pit bull last June.Ladonte D. Carlisle, 24, of the 6200 block of Salisbury Drive, was charged Thursday in Allen Superior Court with killing a domestic animal and criminal recklessness, Level 6 felonies, and a misdemeanor ...

James Hardy’s body pulled from river He had been missing for about a week.

James W. Hardy, one of Fort Wayne's greatest athletes, was missing for a week before his body was pulled from the Maumee River on Wednesday afternoon.Hardy, 31, was confirmed Thursday by the Allen County coroner's office as the man whose body was found by a city worker wedged among log ...

Memorial service set for former asst. professor

A memorial service will be held later this month at Manchester University to celebrate the life of a Fort Wayne resident who died Monday after a traffic crash in Indianapolis.The service for longtime Manchester University associate professor Katherine Tinsley is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. June ...

14-year-old arrested after boy shot with pellet gun

Police in central Indiana say a 14-year-old boy has been arrested after a 5-year-old boy was shot in the back of the head with an air rifle, leaving a pellet lodged in his brain.The Herald Bulletin reported police in Anderson arrested the teen Thursday. Madison County Prosecutor Rodney ...

Police need help IDing theft suspect She allegedly used a stolen credit card.

Fort Wayne Police have asked for the public's help in identifying a theft suspect who used a stolen credit card at an area Wal-Mart and a few other places in May, according to a police report.The credit card reportedly was taken from a vehicle May 4 in the parking lot of Jorgenson YMCA and ...

Class of 2017 Vals & Sals

BISHOP DWENGERVALEDICTORIAN: James Joseph SheaAddress: Fort WayneParents: James and Tonya SheaPlans: Attend Purdue University and major in actuarial science.Graduation date: May 26SALUTATORIAN: Kyle William Jonathon WeingartnerAddress: Fort WayneParents: Arthur and Julie WeingartnerPlans: ...

The silent majority had better speak up

<br> We finally see what the true intent of the Never Trumpers and the radical left in this country is - the end of our president, one way or the other. Feigning shock, they all voiced protest against the act of a has-been, never-funny comedian. She is not the blame; the ...

Follow these June gardening tips

The following June gardening tips will hopefully help solve some things you were thinking of doing and keep you on schedule:* Water those indoor plants more often now, and fertilize as you see them adding more growth.* Move them outdoors in a shady place and remember to water them more often ...

GFW Inc. is turning the tide in the global battle for jobs

Five years ago, northeast Indiana was losing the battle for jobs and talent. That's when business leaders came together to fundamentally change our approach to economic development in Fort Wayne and Allen County. We studied America's leaders in economic development, and out of that research ...