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Former state senator Wayne Townsend dies

Former state Sen. Wayne Townsend, a Hartford City Democrat who narrowly lost the 1984 gubernatorial race to incumbent Re ...

Business

Fort Wayne native joins quest to help billions

Jamal Robinson can’t afford to think small. Too much is at stake. Too many lives could be affected – perhaps ...

Living

Fourth of July celebration schedule

Watch sparks fly at area Fourth of July celebrations, with events beginning today and going through the weekend. Allen C ...

Adult trial ordered in toddler's death

BLUFFTON – His first taste of the justice system came when he was 8 or 9 years old. That was in 2007 when police arrested him for false informing. Then came the drugs. Charges of dealing, posses ...

Warsaw school worker accused of taking bribes

Kickbacks, a new motorcycle and massive overpurchases. Those allegations landed the former building and grounds director for an area school corporation in jail Thursday. The owner of the Kentucky busi ...

Greek honeymoon in ruins

NEW YORK – Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti and Konstantinos Patronis’ long-planned “dream trip” to the U.S. ended in New York City, where their three-week honeymoon quickly turned i ...

July Fourth: 'Utter chaos for pet'

Humans aren’t the only ones at increased risk of injury this Fourth of July. Dogs are also in greater danger because they can become panicked by fireworks and can get injured while trying to jum ...

Out & About

BOOKS SATURDAY Heather Jo Flores – Author of “Food Not Lawns: How to Turn Your Yard into a Garden and Your Neighborhood into a Community”; 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Historic Southside Far ...

Thousands head to Chicago for final Grateful Dead shows

Soldier Field is hosting the final three shows of the band's short "Fare Thee Well" tour, which group members say will be the last.

Joblessness at 7-year low

WASHINGTON – U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.3 percent and employers hired at a solid pace in June, but other gauges of the job market drew a bleaker picture: A wave of people st ...

Factory orders for US goods drop

WASHINGTON – Orders to U.S. factories fell in May by the largest amount in three months, while a key category that signals business investment plans dropped for a second month. Factory orders de ...

The path of LEAST RESISTANCE

I learned in elementary school that the necessities of life are water, food and shelter. But surely somewhere in our list of necessities would be a health insurance policy. The Affordable Care Ac ...