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‘Positively me’ forum at McMillen Sept. 29

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The "Positively Me" Youth Gatherings Initiative will sponsor a workshop Saturday, Sept. 29, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the McMillen Community Center, 3901 Abbott St. Keynote speaker will be Bishop Gary L. Bush, Sr., who will address such youth-related issues as peer pressure, alternatives, ...

Sale-leaseback plan approved to boost Electric Works

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The Electric Works received a boost from not one but two city boards Tuesday, both of which approved a complex sale-leaseback plan designed to secure $62 million in public funds for the project. Under the plan, approved first by the Redevelopment Authority then the Board of Works, streets and ...

Man charged after pedestrians run down outside Indiana bar

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MUNCIE (AP) — A Muncie man who allegedly drove into a group of pedestrians outside a bar, injuring two people, has been formally charged with battery. Twenty-nine-year-old Keith Chavez Childress faces a Sept. 24 initial hearing on charges of battery with a deadly weapon, battery resulting in ...

Bob Seger to rock the Memorial Coliseum next Jan. 15

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The final tour of Seger & The Silver Bullet Band has added a stop in Fort Wayne. The legendary rocker will play the Memorial Coliseum on Jan. 15, 2019 as part of his advertised 26-date farewell tour, which will wrap up in Houston on May 2. Tickets for the Fort Wayne concert will go on ...

State Sen. David Long honored by Indiana State University

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Indiana State University has honored state Senate Pro tem David Long of Fort Wayne for his decades of leadership and service. University President Deborah Curtis presented Long, a Republican, the President’s Award for Distinguished Public Service and Outstanding Achievement at a reception at ...

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 ...