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Three new Blue Star banners recognize Fort Wayne service members

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Three new Blue Star banners have been installed to recognize Fort Wayne residents and city government employees who are actively deployed. The banners recognize Sgt. Ricardo Bonano, Marine Corps; Sgt. Ravyn D. Ramos, Army; and Specialist 38th SB Amanda Story, Army Family and friends of ...

Entrepreneurship conference coming Oct. 15-19

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Start Fort Wayne is announcing the region's first ever "Techstars Startup" week. Startup Week Fort Wayne 2018 will be Oct. 15-19 and will be a celebration of community that builds momentum and opportunity around entrepreneurship. The event is led by local entrepreneurs and hosted in various ...

Fort Wayne civil-rights legend Hana Stith dead at age 90

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Fort Wayne civil-rights icon Hana Stith has died at age 90. Born in Fort Wayne on Aug. 25, 1928, Stith was co-founder of the African/African-American Historical Society Museum and taught for 36 years, being among the first African-American teachers to be hired by Fort Wayne Community ...

Murder suspect’s mom brings him to the police

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A man wanted in connection with an Aug. 30 triple shooting turned himself into police Tuesday -- with the help of his mother. Fort Wayne Police say Travon Rynell Fincher, 21, was brought to the department's headquarters in downtown Fort Wayne around 6 p.m. after his mother saw a news report ...

Mike’s Carwashes to help ‘Jerry’s Kids’ this weekend.

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All Fort Wayne Area Mike’s Carwash locations are teaming up this Saturday and Sunday to support the Fort Wayne Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 124's work with the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Mike’s five Fort Wayne area locations will discount their Ultimate Wash this Saturday to ...

2nd Fort Wayne Korea Festival will be Sept. 8

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The 2nd annual Fort Wayne Korea Festival will be Sept. 8 from noon to 5 p.m. at the downtown Allen County Public Library. More than 1,300 people attended the event last year to learn more about Korean history, culture, food, arts and traditions. Activities will include a Korean art exhibition ...

Man sought in connection with Aug. 30 shooting

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Fort Wayne police detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating a person of interest in a shooting around 9:12 p.m. Aug. 30 in the 800 block of Madison Street. Travon Rynell Fincher, 21, is 6 feet tall, weighs 170 lbs., has brown eyes and black hair last seen in dreadlocks. Ricky ...

Diversity Awards breakfast will be Sept. 21

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The public is invited to attend the Diversity Awards celebration Sept. 21 at 8:30 a.m. in the Walb International Ballroom on the Purdue University Fort Wayne campus. The free event includes a light breakfast. Residents should RSVP by visiting www.WelcomingFW.org and clicking on the Diversity ...

Fort Wayne Fire Department swears in 19 recruits

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The Fort Wayne Fire Department welcomed 19 new members in a graduation ceremony Thursday at the Public Safety Academy. Members of department’s 90th recruit class will begin their duties Saturday. The recruits, 17 men and 2 women, participated in 20 weeks of training and will now continue ...

Glut of stray dogs fills Fort Wayne shelter to capacity

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Due to a recent increase in the number of stray dogs, Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control is urging pet owners to visit the shelter and reclaim their pets before the long holiday weekend. Because of the spike, the shelter is now at capacity and more dogs are expected to come in over the next ...

I&M installing new ‘BOLD’ transmission towers along I-69

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Something BOLD is rising from the farmland near a section of Interstate 69 between Fort Wayne and Indianapolis: new Indiana Michigan Power transmission towers. The traditional four-legged lattice towers are being replaced with new BOLD towers, for Breakthrough Overhead Line Design that use a ...