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Leonard Nimoy, Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies at 83

LOS ANGELES — Leonard Nimoy, world famous to "Star Trek" fans through a beloved cult TV series and a half-dozen fi ...

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Congress OKs 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security open

WASHINGTON – Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdo ...

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GE to demolish office building

General Electric Co. said today it would demolish an office building on the east side of Broadway near McCulloch Park.

Leaders unite on transportation

One Republican candidate for Fort Wayne’s chief executive office thanked the city administration Thursday for supporting legislation he helped draft. “I’d thank them for the complim ...

Islamic State killer 'Jihadi John' ID'd as Kuwaiti-born Briton

LONDON – The world knows him as “Jihadi John,” the masked man with a British accent who has beheaded several hostages held by the Islamic State and who taunts audiences in videos cir ...

Tweaks give new life to Shakespeare's 'Merchant'

Director Jack Cantey isn’t looking to rewrite Shakespeare in First Presbyterian Theater’s production of “Merchant of Venice.” He just has a few tweaks that hopefully will give ...

Durable goods orders jump to 6-month high

WASHINGTON – Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in January, rising by the largest amount in six months, although much of the strength came from a big jump in ...

Errors of the past ...

Now we know why Purdue University fought to keep secret a report on its bungled dismissal of Chancellor Michael Wartell. The Trimble Report details a powerful clash of personalities, with little evide ...