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Flooding washes out July 4th recreation plans

Recent heavy rains and flooding mean people will need to take extra care if they plan to swim or play in area lakes and rivers during the July 4th weekend.

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9 wounded by gunfire at Fort Wayne party early Sunday

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A total of nine people were hurt in shootings at a party early Sunday morning in the 1400 block of McCulloch Street. One of those victims is in critical condition, Fort Wayne Police report.

Leesburg man charged with killing father

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The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department has arrested a Leesburg man on a preliminary charge of murder.

Enjoy the Fourth while you still can, you oppressive, Earth-destroying neanderthals

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The Fourth of July is a day for people to come together in Fort Wayne and across America to celebrate national independence and the flag that symbolizes it. The poor, stupid saps.

1984 Indiana governor candidate Wayne Townsend dies

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Wayne Townsend, the 1984 Democratic nominee for Indiana governor who broke a barrier by picking a woman as his running mate, died Friday at age 89.