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Fort Wayne firefighter loses battle with cancer

The Fort Wayne Fire Department lost one of their own this morning.

In Depth

Right to vote an unsettled issue

Two members of Congress seek to establish a constitutional amendment that would expressly give people the right to vote.


Snow today: 4.2 inches total

The Fort Wayne Airport reported 4.2 inches of snowfall at 1 p.m. today.

Annexation overhaul in works

Legislators are considering a wholesale change to state annexation laws that would put landowners in the driver’s seat.

Race becoming less of an issue to black voters

One trend stands out for Maye Johnson during her years officiating at Allen County precincts.

GOP pursues risky strategy over vote

Many Democrats feel they are winning a political war that will haunt Republicans in 2016 and beyond.

New eatery aims for old tastes

Whenever a restaurant is resurrected, I am intrigued. Acme Bar and Grill on East State Boulevard comes to mind among the most recent once-closed landmark eateries that was brought back successfully. S ...

Sowing seeds of truth

If you’re a gardener, you may know about heirloom tomatoes – tomatoes so tasty and dependable that gardeners generations ago squirreled away their seeds from year to year so they could kee ...

Frontier's $10 billion deal

Frontier Communications Corp. is at it again. The Stamford, Connecticut, media services company said it would acquire copper-based landline assets from Verizon Communications Inc. for more than $10.5& ...

Ongoing vote for change

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 did not stop election authorities and others from trying to prevent certain people from voting. The U.S. Department of Justice repeatedly invoked the statute, and courts ...