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Follow these June gardening tips

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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

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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 ...

Time for some summer color

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Mike Heckley and others with the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department plant Tithonia diversifolia, also known as Mexican sunflower, Thursday in Freimann Square. In the fall the department plants tulips, and now that those summer blooms are gone, it's time to put in the summer flowers, ...

Banks: Trump had no illegal behavior

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Rep. Jim Banks (R-3rd) issued the following statement Thursday regarding the Senate Intelligence Committee's hearing with former FBI Director James Comey:"My approach to this whole situation is simple - we need to follow the facts. Yesterday, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats ...

Coke project a sensible response to economic ‘problem’

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A healthy economy and bullish stock market are good news for most people, but that's not necessarily the case for developers who rely on tax credits for funding - developers like the Cincinnati-based Miller-Valentine group, which has been forced to scale back a high-profile project because ...

Man ID’d after fatal traffic accident

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A man who died in a traffic accident late Tuesday has been identified by the Allen County Coroner's Office as Justin Alexander Griffin, 19, of Fort Wayne.Emergency crews responded to the crash at 10:05 p.m. Tuesday in the 2700 block of West Jefferson Boulevard at West Main Street. Griffin's ...

Buy legal fireworks this holiday

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Indiana State Fire Marshal Jim Greeson warns residents to buy fireworks from authorized sellers, according to a news release.Authorized retailers will have valid Indiana fireworks sales permits issued by the Indiana Department of Homeland Security's Fire and Building Safety Division, which ...

Mayor, councilman kick off Germanfest

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Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry, left, and City Councilman Geoff Paddock assist in the ceremonial tapping of the first keg at Germanfest on Wednesday morning at Headwaters Park. Germanfest runs through Sunday with various activities and programs. More information and a full schedule of events ...

25 years later, Super Shot is still an astounding success story

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Being the unrepentant pack rat that I am, I recently came upon an old file from my days as a volunteer with a local grass-roots disease prevention program. That program - Super Shot Saturday - is better known these days simply as Super Shot and is now entering its 25th year of continuous ...

Things a mayor should work on before trying to save the planet

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My mayor is the fellow you would like living next door - cheerful, thoughtful and civically involved, and his family until recently owned a tavern. So some of us were conflicted this week reading his uncharacteristically strong statement on the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate ...

The Rant

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<i>The Rant is The News-Sentinel's anonymous sound-off forum. The readers' views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of The News-Sentinel. </i><br><br> People need to start reading the word of God. It's ...

Community support

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<center>Summit City Parrot Head Club </center><br>The Summit City Parrot Head Club recently presented a check for $9,000 to H.O.P.E. for animals. The money was raised through the clubs annual Spring fundraiser, Parrot Heads for Paws. ...