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Municipal pools and parks matter

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With scho-ols in Indiana now releasing students for summer break, pools and parks across the state have become busy. Like many other Hoosiers, my family makes good use of public and private pools and park facilities. As a parent and frugal taxpayer, I have been delighted to support both ...

School News

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<center>College </center><br>* Harrison College will host a Career Cafe at 5-8 p.m. tomorrow at 6413 N. Clinton St. The event will feature career experts, workshops and giveaways. Free for incoming high school seniors. On-site childcare will be ...

Man killed in traffic accident

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A man was killed Tuesday night after the SUV he was driving went off the road and rolled over after striking a utility pole and a parked vehicle, according to a police report.Fort Wayne Police responded to the accident at 10:05 p.m. Tuesday. The man, whose identification is pending an ...

Indiana may reclaim control of I-69 project

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The state of Indiana hopes to assume control of an Interstate 69 extension project three years after hiring a private developer to complete the work.The Indiana Finance Authority announced the proposed takeover Monday, along with the project's fourth delayed completion date of August 2018. ...

‘Urban chicken’ bill lays an egg, denied by City Council

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The chickens won't be coming home to roost - at least not within Fort Wayne's city limits.City Council assured that Tuesday when by a 7-2 vote it rejected an ordinance that would have allowed homeowners to keep up to five female chickens under certain conditions. Supporters of the ...

Civil lawsuit claims county sheriff denied inmates right to vote

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A class-action civil lawsuit filed in federal court on behalf of inmates who were incarcerated last October and November claims Allen County's sheriff denied them the right to vote as provided by the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.The amended complaint filed Tuesday in U.S. District ...

Proposal would promote use and growth of former Taylor campus

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Two years ago a plan to locate a $10 million "live-work" commercial and residential project on part of the former Taylor University campus failed after City Council and many neighbors objected to the needed rezoning.Hoping to avoid similar debates over future uses of the campus, owner ...

One arrested in drug raid

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Detectives with the Fort Wayne Police Department's Gang and Violent Crimes Unit executed a search warrant and arrested one man Thursday, according to a police report.The warrant was executed at 11:21 a.m. Thursday in the 5800 block of Turtle Creek Drive, where officers located three ...

Man pleads guilty to August shooting death on Greene St.

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The day before Daquavion T. Johnson was scheduled to go on trial for last August's killing of a man on Greene Street he pleaded guilty to a reduced charge.Johnson, 20, pleaded guilty Monday in Allen Superior Court to voluntary manslaughter, a Level 2 felony, for killing Leon-Dre ...

New Haven to close roads for Canal Days

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The city of New Haven has released the names of the streets that will be closed this week for its festival, Canal Days.On Monday the city closed these streets until 5 p.m. Sunday:* Main Street from High to Ann streets* Broadway Street from Bell to Park avenues* City Administration parking lot ...

Beef over chickens pits lifestyle trend vs. health, cost concerns

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You just can't keep 'em down on the farm anymore.Chickens, that is - which could be coming to a back yard near you if City Council endorses an idea it rejected two years ago but has been increasingly embraced by fresh food-seeking urbanites for whom green acres is more than just an old TV ...

Classic breaks fundraising record

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The Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Classic, which hosts the largest amateur women's golf and tennis charity tournament in the country, raised a record-breaking $1,100,065, surpassing $1,052,717 in 2016, according to the foundation.All money raised from the event goes to the Vera ...