Fort Wayne Newspapers adjusts staff, features

    By: News-Sentinel Staff Reports

    Fort Wayne Newspapers is adjusting staffing and features in response to the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, said President and CEO Scott Stanford. “Our journalism mission is as important as ever,” Stanford said. “That puts great ...

    April 23, 2020

    KEVIN LEININGER: Electric Works loses city tax credits; could lose or gain millions more

    By: Kevin Leininger

    Even if Electric Works' developers persuade Fort Wayne officials to give them more time to secure millions of dollars in private financing — and that is by no means assured — the city has already withdrawn a significant financial ...

    April 23, 2020

    LISTEN TO KEVIN LEININGER discuss Electric Works and county sewer district issues with WOWO's Pat Miller


    April 23, 2020

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    NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: Zoom is useful tool for meetings, social interaction in spite of abuses

    As with any good communication tool, someone will always find a way to profane it and use it for nefarious purposes. That doesn’t necessarily make the tool a bad thing. It means customers need to employ caution and common sense to use it ...

    April 22, 2020

    THE LAST WORD: Film documents origin of jump shot

    I found out just in time about a new movie that had originally been intended to come out in theaters this month, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic had been sidelined. So it was available for rental in an online premier just for the ...

    April 20, 2020

    NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: The right plan to get Indiana back on track

    The announcement at the end of last week that President Trump has given the country’s governors a three-phase plan to reopen the economy is a good, while cautious, first step in U.S. recovery from the COVID-19 coronavirus. And that could ...

    April 20, 2020

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    Indiana tracks coronavirus cases weeks before 1st confirmed

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s first coronavirus infections occurred at least a couple weeks before the first illness for a resident was confirmed in early March, the state health commissioner said Wednesday. That would indicate the virus ...

    April 23, 2020

    Indiana meat plant closing after workers contract virus

    LOGANSPORT, Ind. (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. announced Wednesday that it will temporarily close its meatpacking plant in north-central Indiana after 146 employees tested positive for cornavirus. The Tyson Fresh Meats plant in Logansport produced ...

    April 23, 2020

    Indiana tops 700 virus deaths, 500,000 job losses

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s coronavirus death toll has topped 700 people in about five weeks with 45 additional fatalities announced Thursday by state health officials. More than half of the newly recorded COVID-19 deaths occurred Tuesday ...

    April 23, 2020

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