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1 hr ago | The Republic

GOP state senator's wife seeks to fill in for him

An Indiana state senator's wife says she'll seek to take his place in the Legislature next year while he's on military deployment to Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: Columbia City, IN, Classical, Focus on the Family

7 hrs ago | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Council's battle to curb the influence, expense of unions may not be over yet

It ended almost before it began, but Tuesday's brief and largely unnoticed exchange between City Councilman Mitch Harper and City Utilities Executive Director Kumar Menon could have been the opening salvo in the next phase of council's campaign to reform collective bargaining in Fort Wayne.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

County eyes improvements to Maplecrest-Adams Center corridor

A $40 million road project that has improved traffic flow but failed to generate the hoped-for jobs and investment is being targeted for a major upgrade even though there are no current plans or dollars to make it happen.

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Related Topix: Roanoke, IN

Indiana's NewsCenter

Brody Awarded Sagamore of the Wabash

The Fort Wayne TinCaps game was extra special Wednesday night for an Allen County-Fort Wayne Capital Improvement board member.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Doctor: Stop sharing prescription pills, overdose deaths on the rise

The growing number of deaths was shocking to the doctors who looked back on the data here in Allen County.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Drugs

Journal Gazette

County, 4 others get pilot pre-K run

Lake, Vanderburgh, Marion and Jackson counties also were chosen by the Family and Social Services Administration.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Mike Pence, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Fort Wayne, IN

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Bar's smoke-free decision is a victory for principle, not more government meddling

To the chief architect of Fort Wayne's 2007 smoking ban, a New Haven bar and grill's decision to go tobacco-free Aug. 1 despite spending $70,000 on a fancy ventilation system just a few years ago is vindication.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, New Haven, IN, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Andersons Inc The, Agriculture

Journalgazette.net

5 things of interest to area readers - Tuesday, July 22

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN

Journalgazette.net

County exec switch set for ballot

Members of the Allen County Election Board certified a public question Monday that will ask fall election voters whether they are in favor of a single county executive.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN

Journal Gazette

Rx overdose numbers 'concerning'

But even though members of the Fort Wayne-Allen County Board of Health probably knew this before Monday night's meeting, seeing the numbers compiled and put into a presentation caused obvious concern.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Drugs

Journal Gazette

Fatal wrecks dot weekend in 3 area counties

It was a deadly few days on area roads, with law enforcement and emergency responders dealing with fatal crashes in three northeast Indiana counties.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, North Webster, IN

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Fair Facts: Allen Co. Fair prepares for milestone

It's the eve of the Allen County Fair, and this year, organizers are celebrating a milestone: 25 years at the fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Huntertown, IN, Woodburn, IN

Journal Gazette

New Haven train victim died accidentally, coroner rules

A 66-year-old New Haven man has been identified as the victim of a pedestrian-train crash in New Haven on Saturday night, the Allen County coroner's office said today.

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Related Topix: New Haven, IN

Daily Reporter

Police say man killed in crash while chasing wife

Police say a man died when he crashed a van near Fort Wayne while his wife and stepdaughter were fleeing from him in another vehicle.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, New Haven, IN

Journalgazette.net

Different cultures learn together

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Family, Kids, Saint Mary's College, Holy Cross College

Journalgazette.net

Broods of cicadas yet to appear

Typically by this time of year, one sure sign would be loudly proclaiming that summer had arrived: the din of cicadas.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Entomology, Science

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Journal Gazette

Schools vital to choosing home

The Regazzi family, Tori, 13, Julie, Ron, and Matt, 10, and dog chose Leo-Cedarville as their home because of the school system.

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Related Topix: Leo-Cedarville, IN, Education Etc., Family, Kids, Fort Wayne, IN

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Use of 'anonymous sources' should be limited, but it could be growing instead

When the commander of Fort Wayne's Air National Guard base was cleared of 11 charges of misconduct levied by an anonymous whistle blower in April, it illustrated a dilemma reporters face all the time: How much credibility should be given to people who are not willing to put their names and reputations behind the information they provide? It is a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Wayne, IN, US Air Force, Journalism

Journal Gazette

Employees accused in AT&T thefts

Three local AT&T employees were charged Friday with offering thousands of dollars in discounted transactions, making fake transactions or stealing money from the business, with one employee accused of racking up more than $13,000 worth of losses in just five days.

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Related Topix: New Haven, IN, Fort Wayne, IN

Journalgazette.net

Sewer tiff boils in Huntertown

A ruling Friday by Allen Superior Court Judge Stanley Levine allowed the case to continue on a number of fronts, denying Huntertown's request for judgment on some of the issues.

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Related Topix: Huntertown, IN, Fort Wayne, IN, Grabill, IN

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