Right to Life to protest Fort Wayne’s Planned Parenthood April 28

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An April 28 protest outside Fort Wayne's Planned Parenthood office — one of hundreds planned across the nation as part of the #ProtestPP coalition — is intended to draw attention to the organization's alleged involvement in the trafficking of aborted babies' body parts and to promote an ...

Fort Wayne seeking volunteers for new public art program

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The city's Community Development Division is looking for volunteers to support Fort Wayne's new public art program. Volunteers are needed to fill a number of roles, including sitting on the Public Art Commission, a 13-member board that will oversee the program to review and select art to be ...

Comey to speak at Purdue Northwest Sinai Forum in September

Indiana State News

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Former FBI director James Comey will speak as part of Purdue University Northwest's Sinai Forum this September. The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports that Comey will lead off the five-speaker series on Sept. 9 in Michigan City. Comey is embarking on a publicity ...

Indiana to expand pre-K program for low-income families

Indiana State News

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Indiana's pre-K program is expanding to 20 counties across the state thanks to a $22 million expansion lawmakers passed last year. The South Bend Tribune reports that On My Way Pre-K officials hope to enroll about 3,700 children for the program's rollout this ...

Indiana launches investment fund to help entrepreneurs

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A new Indiana investment fund aims to support entrepreneurship, launch careers and help the next generation of commerce. The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports that the $250 million Next Level Indiana Trust Fund is available to experienced money managers wanting to ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: April 17 in photos

Local News takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

AWARDS: Sterling Sentinel nominees for the 2017-18 school year

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This year marks the 33rd year for the Sterling Sentinel program, which recognizes seniors nominated by their high schools for outstanding work in journalism. Our nominees this year include yearbook editors, along with both print and online student newspaper editors. The recipient of the ...

Fort4Fitness names Satin Lemon as new executive director

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Satin Lemon of Fort Wayne has been named the new Fort4Fitness executive director. Lemon, a lifelong resident of the Fort Wayne area, spent the last 16 years with First Federal Savings Bank. She most recently served as marketing director. She is active in a number of charities and is a past ...

Code of ethics to guide northeast Indiana economic development

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Elected and economic development officials from 11 northeast Indiana counties are expected to sign a code of ethics Wednesday committing them to following "principles of behavior and standards of conduct to guide efforts in promoting the long-term economic health" of the region. Under the ...

Police: Brawl at Sikh temple in Indiana leaves 4 injured

Indiana State News

GREENWOOD, Ind. (AP) — Police say a brawl at a Sikh temple in suburban Indianapolis has left four people with minor injuries. Greenwood Assistant Police Chief Matthew Fillenwarth says police and medics responded Sunday to a verbal and physical fight involving about 150 people at the ...