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Bizarre crash onto freeway kills driver, closes I-469

Traffic backs up along Interstate 469 on Wednesday after a pickup truck crashed through a guardrail on a rural road and landed on the freeway.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Mayor Henry accepts the Ice Bucket challenge

Pat Hoffmann challenged him last week, and on Wednesday, Mayor Tom Henry accepted and completed the ALS Ice Bucket challenge.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Medicine, Neurology

Indiana's NewsCenter

Crash On I-469 Closes Southbound Lanes North Of US 24

The Indiana State Police and Allen County Sheriff Departments are on the scene of a vehicle crash on I-469 southbound at the 22.4 mile marker, which is north of US 24 near New Haven.

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WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Previous mug shot of Michael M Underwood courtesy the Allen County Sheriff's Department.

A man has been arrested after reportedly firing shots at a car and then barricading himself inside a home early Get Shortlink Wednesday morning.

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Journal Gazette

Pets' best friend

The inability of cats and dogs to live together peacefully is a staple of children's cartoons, but people, as a rule, have a lot more trouble getting along.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Leaders cut ribbon on shovel-ready business park in Allen County

The Allen County Board of Commissioners and local economic development officials cut the ribbon Tuesday on the $6.3 million shovel-ready Stonebridge Business Park in southwest Allen County, according to a news release sent out by the commissioners.

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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Fort Wayne NAACP leader says Michael Brown funeral inspiring, a renewal for action

The casket was black and gold. As they carried it from the church, pallbearers hoisted it to their shoulders, just as U.S. soldiers do for a fallen comrade.

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WFFT-TV Fort Wayne

WFFT In Chicago For Freedom To Marriage Hearing

The Federal Court hearing for Indiana's Freedom To Marriage takes place Tuesday morning in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Fort Wayne, IN, ACLU

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Supporters of 'modern' county government will need facts, not just promises

For years, Terry McDonald and Vince Buchanan were on the same side: As New Haven's mayor and Chamber of Commerce president, respectively, they worked together to promote the city's economy.

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Journalgazette.net

City of strivers

Immigration isn't just a national issue. As The Journal Gazette's Ron Shawgo reported Monday, an analysis by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs shows how much immigration already affects the Midwest in general and Indiana and Fort Wayne in particular.

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Related Topix: Terre Haute, IN, Immigration Reform, Fort Wayne, IN

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Community weighs in on downtown plans for homeless

No one really knows how many homeless people live in Allen County. Estimates range anywhere from 300 to almost 3,000, depending on how homelessness is defined.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN

Journalgazette.net

High-stakes debate

The math is intriguing. Right now, there are seven Allen County councilmen, three who represent the county at large and four who each represent a large section of the county.

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Journalgazette.net

Immigrants fill aging void

If not for the wave of immigration last decade, some Indiana metropolitan areas would not have grown and others would have seen greater population losses, according to a recent study.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Reporter

Plan for Allen Co.'s only natural lake a 'win-win'

A plan to transform Allen County's only natural lake from a rustic backwater into an upscale residential and recreational oasis has taken a U-turn - and nature lovers, at least, should be pleased.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN

Journal Gazette

Streets clear again after flood spate

Evidence of Friday's flooding and late-night rain still remained in some areas, including a massive water pump in the middle of the Waynedale intersection of Fernwood Avenue and Dalevue Drive.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Fort Wayne, IN, Weather

Journalgazette.net

Years in city celebrated

August This week : Welcome Back to Campus. 50th Celebration special events every day, plus a special concert, all sponsored by Student Affairs September Sept.

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Journal Gazette

Black dirt, green thumb

Max L. Poorman has had a garden since he was 5 years old, he now is 91 years old! Max talks about his garden and things to remember if you are planning to start your own.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, New Haven, IN, Life, Food, Vegetables, Fort Wayne, IN

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Republic

State Rep. Heuer resigns post after primary defeat

A northeastern Indiana lawmaker defeated in May's Republican primary by a social conservative has resigned from her seat to join a medical industry lobbying group.

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Journalgazette.net

Torrential rains swamp several roads

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

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Plans to improve Allen County's only natural lake hit a snag -- or do they?

Guests this week will be Deputy Mayor Karl Bandemer and City Councilman Tom Smith, who will discuss the past and future of Fort Wayne's "Legacy" fund.

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