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Indiana couple donates documents to Abraham Lincoln library

Indiana State News

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Indiana couple has donated two Civil War documents signed by Abraham Lincoln to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield. The library said Wednesday that the documents are passes Lincoln wrote allowing a mother and two sisters to visit ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: May 3 in photos

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News-Sentinel.com 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.

Hotel may finally be coming to Fort Wayne International Airport

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Fort Wayne International Airport hasn't had a hotel for years, but that may be changing. Brookwood Airport Park, located just to the east of the airport near Ferguson and Bluffton roads, has asked the Allen County Plan Commission to rezone two parcels within the industrial park for use by a ...

Fort Wayne motorcycle operator killed in DeKalb County crash

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A Fort Wayne man died after a semi tractor-trailer turned in front of his motorcycle and the two collided in Butler, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department. Michael Hall, 45, died after he was ejected from his Harley-Davidson motorcycle, which caught fire, at around 2:15 p.m. ...

Indiana lawsuit over Pledge of Allegiance dismissed

Indiana State News

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that accused a western Indiana elementary school principal and a teacher of violating a student's constitutional rights by forcing him to say the Pledge of Allegiance. The Tribune Star reports that the Vigo County School Corp. ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: May 2 in photos

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News-Sentinel.com 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.

Public tours and events scheduled at Electric Works site

Local News

If you've ever wanted to tour the proposed Electric Works project on the former General Electric Campus, your wish has been granted. Public tours of the site just south of downtown will begin Tuesday and continue each Tuesday in May at 10:30 a.m. and each Wednesday in May at 4:30 p.m. Tours ...

Motorcyclist in Fort Wayne crash dies; identity released

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The Allen County Coroner’s Office was notified of the death of a motorcycle operator involved in a crash Friday. Kevin Ackerman, 51, of Ligonier was involved in the crash at around 10:59 p.m. Friday near the intersection of Broadway and Lavina Street in Fort Wayne. Witnesses reported the ...