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Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Credit to Highway Department

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A big thanks goes out to the Allen County Highway Department north barn for addressing the problem of accidents on Washington Center Road. After 2 accidents in less than 6 days where O’day Road crosses Washington Center, they installed stop signs 500 feet back with large signs under them that ...

News-Sentinel Editorial: Vaping policies require balanced approach

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A Columbia City family physician is urging Indiana lawmakers to levy a tax on vaping liquids to discourage the use of electronic cigarettes overall in the wake of recent illnesses of users reported across the country. We think federal regulations on the ingredients in vaping products should be ...

Letter to the Editor: Support Hays in District 4

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I have been a leader in Republican politics for many years. I have managed a Congressional campaign, worked on Mike Braun’s senatorial campaign, was on the press corps for President Trump’s visit to Fort Wayne, and been a member of the National Honor Guard at the Republican National ...

Letter to the Editor: Re-elect Tom Freistroffer

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Four years ago Tom Freistroffer sought and won his first term as an at large member of the Fort Wayne City Council. In those four years, Tom has proven himself to be a representative of the people in the city of Fort Wayne. He does not have a personal agenda. He came onto the council pledging ...

The Last Word: Visit to Armstrong Museum triggers memories

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I think putting man on the moon has been one of the most incredible achievements in human history — that “one small step for a man” on July 20, 1969, really was “one giant leap for mankind.” Those, of course, were the words of that man who first set foot on the powdery surface of the ...

GUEST COLUMN: Author: City Hall key opponent to Electric Works

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Kevin Leininger’s column on Tuesday questions the credibility of Turning Rust to Gold without successfully contradicting any of its facts. Instead, he focuses on a presumed struggle over who gets credit for developments in Fort Wayne. Let’s try a fact-based approach to the main project ...

NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: Keesling the best choice for city clerk

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Republican Lana Keesling has brought much-needed change to the Fort Wayne City Clerk’s office, and voters should reward her with another term. Keesling faces Democrat Katie Zuber in the Nov. 5 election. Keesling was a political newcomer when she was elected in 2015. But she wasn’t a ...

NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: Tim Smith is best choice for mayor

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Elections often come down to a choice between staying the course or gambling on change. So it is in Fort Wayne’s mayoral race: Do voters give Democrat Tom Henry a fourth term or take a chance on Republican Tim Smith, a proven business leader with scant political experience? Our judgment is ...

NEWS-SENTINEL GUEST COLUMN: ‘Joker’ is Hollywood at its worst

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A couple of years ago, there was a TV drama series titled The Following. It starred Kevin Bacon as an FBI agent who tracks a serial killer. A common enough theme in the cinema these days, but this show had several twists. First, the serial killer played by James Purifoy is a college professor ...