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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.

List of top 100 Allen County employers now available

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Purdue University Fort Wayne’s Community Research Institute and the Allen County Commissioners have released updated list of the county’s top 100 employers. The employment data is for employees located in Allen County, not all employees of employers based in Allen County. The CRI calculates ...

Fort Wayne man arrested in Florida on road-rage charges

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A man believed connected to a fatal road-rage incident has been arrested in Florida. Fort Wayne Police say Brandon Michael Cook, 27, wanted for involuntary manslaughter, was arrested Thursday in Bay County near Panama City. Orlando Fernandez died of a heart attack after allegedly being beaten ...

New hours at Science Central

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The return of school means Science Central's hours have changed. From now through next summer, regular operating hours (excluding certain holidays) will be: Monday and Tuesday, closed; Wednesday-Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday: Noon to 5 p.m. Science Central will ...

Various slow-downs and ramp closures to start Sunday, state says

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Motorists can expect rolling slow-downs and temporary ramp closures in multiple locations beginning Sunday, weather permitting, according to the Indiana Department of Transportation. On Sunday, a series slow-downs will take place on I-469 between mile marker 6 (Bluffton Road) and mile marker ...

Fort Wayne NAACP to host ‘Freedom Fund’ banquet Aug. 26

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NAACP Branch 3049 of Fort Wayne and Allen County will host its 73rd Annual Marjorie D. Wickliffe Freedom Fund Banquet on Sunday, Aug. 26, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Purdue Fort Wayne International Ballroom (Walb Student Union Building), 2101 W. Coliseum Blvd. Under the theme "Stand UP Stand ...

‘Walk for Animals’ will be Sept. 9 at Franke Park

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Owners and their dogs are invited to participate in a one-mile walk through Franke Park as part of the 31st Walk for Animals to help fight neglect and cruelty through education and community outreach. This year’s event will be held Sunday, Sept. 9, with registration beginning at 10 a.m. ...

Fort Wayne Community Schools to host ‘Back to School Nights’

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Students are heading back to school, which means schools are hosting Back-to-School Nights for families. The informative event will provide parents with what they need to know about curriculum changes, general information about school safety and other information families need to know for the ...

UPDATED: Longtime WOWO radio host Charly Butcher dies at age 61

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Longtime Fort Wayne radio personality Charly Butcher died Wednesday afternoon at age 61. According to WOWO, where he hosted the morning show, his death was "likely due to a cardiac event." WOWO called Butcher a "loving husband of elementary school teacher Sarah Butcher and the father of three ...