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Two in critical condition following shooting near Broadway bar

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Two men are in critical condition following a shooting early Friday morning near the Rock Tavern, 1900 Broadway. Fort Wayne police located one adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds in the parking lot of the gas station across the street and located the second adult male suffering ...

NACS bus catches fire, no one injured

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No one was injured as the result of a fire on a Northwest Allen County Schools bus Thursday afternoon. According to a NACS statement, the driver pulled over at the first bus stop in the Lakes of Carroll Creek subdivision and helped approximately 35 students evacuate the bus. The Huntertown Fire ...

Need part-time work? Memorial Coliseum job fair will be Wednesday

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The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum will accept applications for part-time, seasonal employment at its annual job fair on Wednesday, Aug. 29, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. inside the Conference Center. The Coliseum, Aramark, Leaders Staffing and ESG Security are seeking applicants to fill their ...

Citilink’s free ‘Cougar Express’ shuttle resumes Monday

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The University of Saint Francis and Citilink have joined forces to offer an express route from the USF main campus on Spring Street into downtown. The free "Cougar Express" resumes Monday, Aug., and is available to everyone. The route runs every 30 minutes during the school year between USF ...

Fort Wayne to hire 25 firefighters with help of $1.4M federal grant

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Fort Wayne plans to hire 25 new firefighters to fill vacancies created through retirements and 10 the hires are a result of the city receiving a $1.4 million Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant from the federal government. SAFER grants were created to provide ...

Kroger to replace plastic with reusable bags

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The nation's largest grocery chain says it will stop using plastic bags at its nearly 2,800 stores within seven years. Cincinnati-based Kroger Co., which uses about 6 billion bags each year, serves almost 9 million people daily through two dozen different grocery chains in 35 states and the ...

Sears at Glenbrook Square among the latest 46 targeted for closure

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The Sears store in Glenbrook Square is among 46 locations slated for closure in November by the once-powerful retailer that saw the value of its stock tumble to an all-time low this month. The move affects 33 Sears stores and 13 Kmart locations. In a statement, the company said it continues ...

Terry McDonald endorses Steve McMichael for New Haven mayor

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As one long-expected candidate for New Haven mayor prepared to make it official Thursday evening, the man who has the job now announced his support for the opponent. Incumbent Republican Terry McDonald, who will not seek re-election this year, said in a statement he is endorsing businessman ...

New exhibits at Science Central

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The third phase of installing new exhibits on the Lower Level of Science Central is complete, with new interactive and informational wall exhibits about the human body, energy, and technology. Visitors can use the new race track to learn how energy makes things move and build a car and race ...

New Haven ‘Fire Muster’ this Saturday

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The News Haven-Adams Township Fire Department and the Fort Wayne Firefighters Museum will host the 2nd annual Fire Muster & Expo in New Haven Saturday, Aug. 25, from 11 A.m. to 4 p.m. on Broadway in downtown New Haven, with the parade along Green Street, Summit Street and Park Avenue ...

‘PAR TEE’ golf club to celebrate 50 years this weekend

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The PAR TEE Golf Club will hold its 50th Anniversary Gala Celebration and golf outing this weekend. When the club was formed in 1968, minorities were not permitted to play golf at certain clubs. Today, it is composed mostly of African-American men and women who enjoy golf and play at city ...

UPDATED: Fort Wayne won’t try to end troubled trash contract, but one city councilman says improved communications would help while another takes matters into his own hands — and campaign van

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Mayor Tom Henry says the city won't try to terminate the contract with its problem-plagued trash and recycling contractor even if City Council wants it to -- a vote expected to come Tuesday night. He also said several steps are being taken to improve service. At an afternoon press ...

Staff of U.S. Rep Jim Banks to be in Woodburn Aug. 28

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A member of the staff of U.S. Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, will visit Woodburn Aug. 28 to meet with local residents and assist anyone experiencing problems with a federal agency. The event will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Woodburn Town Hall, 22735 Main St.