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Mystery of McGovern daughter, city linked

The woman’s existence is known; her name is not. She would be in her mid-70s by now. That much can be guessed. The ...


Benefit aids town hit by rare tornado in Italy

On July 8, Irene Paxia of Fort Wayne hadn’t heard from her parents. That was a little odd because they typically t ...

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Zimbabwe: American lion killer's extradition being sought

Zimbabwe's wildlife minister says extradition is being sought for the American dentist who killed a lion.

Paint, mulch, sweat and Queen

Volunteers painted playground equipment and 7-foot-high wooden fences, prodded weeds out of soil and pushed wheelbarrows full of mulch.

Plane piece could offer clues to missing jetliner

BEIJING – The cold case known as Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been jolted by a piece of flotsam that washed ashore, and now investigators are scrambling again. Authorities in France plan to ...

Planning helps Fringe settle in

This week’s third annual Fort Wayne Fringe Festival will pack in a total of 27 performances over five days – but there’s also the spectacle that many won’t see. It’s the ...

Economy shows spring rebound

WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy isn’t moving at warp speed, but it looks as if it will be strong enough to handle an expected interest rate increase this year. Fueled by solid consumer spend ...

Fair competition

Days before the start of the Indiana State Fair, an Indianapolis TV station reported that the top prizewinners in 2014’s sheep competition have been stripped of their titles, denied prize money ...