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Testing begins at FWCS, SACS

There were pep rallies and word games at some Fort Wayne Community Schools to get students fired up for the ISTEP+, the ...

Frank Gray

Couple lament city ban on ice skating on ponds

Wayne and Martha Smith of Auburn remember skating on the ponds in Fort Wayne. At the time, he lived on Lilly Street, an ...

Police Fire

Pedestrian killed crossing road near her home

Odie Mae Hengst, 69, died Sunday evening, killed by a vehicle in the 5700 block of Leesburg Road as she crossed the str ...

Lilly grant boosts riverfront plans

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne is the recipient of a $2 million matching grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., part of which will go to help finance some of the city’s planned riverf ...

Netanyahu says Iran, not Obama, target of speech

WASHINGTON – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that his planned address to Congress scheduled for today is not meant to signal any disrespect for President Barack Obama, nor ...

Going wild with designs

The upper loft at Boyden & Youngblutt on Superior Street is a hive of activity. It’s at this advertising and marketing consultant firm where Bartholomew Fish steps out from around the corne ...

Spending drops; inflation muted

WASHINGTON – U.S. consumers spent less for a second consecutive month in January, but the weakness came from a big decline in gas prices. Excluding price changes, consumer spending was up in Ja ...

Schooled in politics

Give Gov. Mike Pence credit for declining to pursue an investigation of fifth- and sixth-graders. Maybe he recognizes the absurdity of the situation; maybe he understands that the charges of pol ...