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Driver hurt in crash

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A DeKalb County man suffered injuries after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a ditch and overturned Monday morning on DeKalb County Road 23, according to a police report.Tom Caudill, 61, of the 5700 block of DeKalb County Road 327, was driving northbound on DeKalb County Road 23 about ...

Patience an ingredient for baking with kids

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"Would you like to help me bake cookies?" I asked Julia and her 6-year-old cousin, Japheth, who was here visiting."Yes! Yes!" came the excited responses."OK, you may go wash your hands," I directed.Soon, Julia and Japheth were unwrapping six sticks of butter and placing them in a small ...

How much do you know about Joseph Gordon-Levitt?

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A docudrama that exposes the background of Edward Snowden's career in the Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency, leading up to his leaking classified information from the NSA, airs at 7:30 p.m. on Showtime. "Snowden" stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the lead role and ...

‘Cars & Coffee’

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The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum will host "Cars & Coffee" 9-11 a.m. Saturday in its Education & Exhibit Plaza in Auburn.The event is open to all vehicles to drive and park in the plaza to show it off and share it with the public or to the general public to see ...

Nothing wrong with rights, except when they’re absolutized

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I have seen personal responsibility erode since the 1940s and '50s. Now rights are supreme. I have a right to build a mosque on Ground Zero. I have a right to kill an unborn child. I have a right to defame dead soldiers. I have a right to burn our flag. I have a right to goods and services ...

Even small taxes can start to add up

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For decades city councils and mayors have failed to maintain roads, sidewalks, allies and drains keeping taxes low. Not maintaining infrastructure is negligence; it costs more to tear out and rebuild than a good maintenance plan. Diverting taxpayers' money for yearly maintenance they have ...

Serving up the competition

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The competition inside the Headwaters Park pavilion was as intense as the weather outside on Monday evening at the annual Waiter/Waitress Contest. Now in its 12th year, the event sponsored by Visit Fort Wayne is one of the more popular and intense of the Three Rivers Festival. Restaurant ...

GOP, Democrats are not the only way

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By now it should be clear that, whatever your party loyalties or personal feelings, Donald Trump's populism was a con. Instead of draining the swamp, he's filled his administration with industry lobbyists, big bankers, the rich and powerful, and family members (not to mention at least one ...

Boating restrictions eased on West Lakes Chain in Noble County

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On Friday, the state relaxed its restrictions on boats on the West Lakes Chain in Noble County. The lakes had been closed to boating, but now boating is allowed, although people operating boats are not allowed to exceed idle speed on those lakes, including Waldron Lake, Steinbarger Lake, ...