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U.S. Rep. Jim Banks, Courtney Tritch to debate Nov. 2

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WANE-TV, Channel 15, will host a live in-studio debate between U.S. District Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, and Democratic challenger Courtney Tritch, on Friday, Nov. 2, at 7:00 p.m. "We want to thank WANE-TV for their professionalism and transparency in these debate negotiations," said David Myles, ...

Inmate who confessed sentenced to 63 years in 2008 Indiana slaying

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NEW CASTLE (AP) — A prison inmate who confessed in 2017 to a slaying years earlier in eastern Indiana has been sentenced to 63 years in prison. The (Muncie) Star Press reports 52-year-old Dana R. Zirkel was given his punishment Thursday after pleading guilty to murder in August. He was ...

Some Bob Evans sausage links recalled, may contain plastic

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XENIA, Ohio (AP) — The Agriculture Department says Bob Evans Farms is recalling nearly 47,000 pounds (21,318 kilograms) of pork sausage links because it might contain pieces of plastic. The items have establishment number "EST 6785" and were sold in Indiana, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, ...

Fort Wayne’s sewage, water plants schedule free Saturday tours

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Fort Wayne City Utilities is offering free guided tours of the Water Pollution Control (sewage treatment) Plant and Three Rivers Water Filtration Plant on select Saturdays, starting this Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Water Pollution Control Plant, 2601 Dwenger Ave. Visitors will see how ...

Allen County honors employees for longevity

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The Allen County Board of Commissioners Friday recognized county employees of 35 or more years. "You wouldn’t stick around if you didn’t like what you did. You decided you really like working for the Allen County family. For that, we felt it only appropriate to take this opportunity to ...

Annual tax sale nets more than $429,000 for Allen County governments

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Allen County's annual sale of tax-delinquent properties was held Wednesday and resulted in the sale of 222 properties and recovery of $429,283.57 in taxes, which will now be distributed to local units of government including cities, schools, library, and so on. Bidders from cities all over the ...

Funeral details released for Fort Wayne Police Officer David Tinsley

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Funeral details have been announced for Fort Wayne Police Officer David Tinsley, who died of natural causes in the line of duty this week at age 50. Viewing will be Sunday, Sept. 16, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 917 W. Jefferson Blvd. The funeral will be Monday at the ...

Autopsy: Fort Wayne Police officer died from heart attack

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A Fort Wayne Police officer died in the line of duty after suffering a heart attack, according to the Allen County Coroner's office. David A. Tinsley, 50, a 16-year police veteran, died following pursuit of a man suspected of vehicle theft. According to police, around 11:15 p.m. Monday ...

Fort Wayne NAACP preparing for elections on Nov. 17

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NAACP Branch 3049 of Fort Wayne and Allen County will begin the process of electing officers and at-large members of its executive committee at general membership meetings this month and in October, with elections taking place Nov. 17. Fort Wayne and Allen County residents interested in running ...

REO Speedwagon at Foellinger Theatre Sept. 26

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REO SPEEDWAGON, known for such hits as "Keep on Loving You," "Take It on the Run" and "Can’t Fight This Feeling," will perform at the Foellinger Theatre on Sept. 26. Tickets are on sale now. Fans should check http://reospeedwagon.com/,and www.facebook.com/REOSpeedwagonOfficial for more ...