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Resolution honors Lugar's legacy on arms control

A group of U.S. senators has introduced a resolution honoring the legacy of the late Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar.

May 19, 2019 1:00 am


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Shine says base will back Smith

Tim Smith, Fort Wayne's Republican mayoral nominee, beat his opponent by carrying about 75% of the city's election precincts during...

May 12, 2019 1:00 am


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Auburn lawmaker garners NRA honor

The National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action recently awarded Reps. Ben Smaltz, R-Auburn, and Jim Lucas, R-Seymour,...

May 12, 2019 1:00 am


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Smith, Henry face off for mayor

MedPro executive Tim Smith will face Mayor Tom Henry in a Summit City showdown this year.

May 8, 2019 1:00 am


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City Council incumbents hold off rivals

There will be a lot of familiar faces and some new ones on Fort Wayne's November general election ballot.

May 8, 2019 1:00 am


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Mayoral candidate Schrader arrested

Tommy Schrader, a candidate for Fort Wayne mayor in the Democratic primary, was arrested Tuesday on a misdemeanor criminal mischief charge.

May 8, 2019 1:00 am


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Unopposed city clerk hopefuls to face off

Fort Wayne City Clerk Lana Keesling won her party's nomination Tuesday to serve a second term.

May 8, 2019 1:00 am


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Municipal primary turnout in county hits 12-year high

Allen County voter turnout Tuesday was the highest for a municipal primary election since at least 2007.

May 8, 2019 1:00 am


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McMichael wins GOP bid for New Haven mayor

“I look forward to working with the other two candidates in building a better New Haven." – Steve McMichael

May 8, 2019 1:00 am


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Hartman, Chambers lead Fort Wayne at-large council ballots

Nathan Hartman and Michelle Chambers led their party's slates for nominations to the November at-large Fort Wayne City Council ballot.

May 7, 2019 8:29 pm


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McMichael wins GOP New Haven mayor nomination

Steve McMichael won the three-way race Tuesday night for New Haven's Republican mayoral nomination over Bob Nelson and Steve Poiry.

May 7, 2019 7:58 pm


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Smith wins GOP nomination for Fort Wayne mayor

Tim Smith defeated John Crawford and David Roach on Tuesday night in the three-way race for the Republican nomination for Fort Wayne mayor.

May 7, 2019 7:23 pm


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Area sees gains from General Assembly

It was a quiet session for northeast Indiana. But that doesn't mean the region was left out.

May 5, 2019 1:00 am


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Democrats, GOP plan primary day parties

Allen County's Democratic and Republican organizations will have watch parties Tuesday night in Fort Wayne to track results of that...

May 5, 2019 1:00 am


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Senate off to get 'blue-plate special' in ending early

State lawmakers succeeded in wrapping up their 2019 session five days early – but who really won?

April 28, 2019 1:00 am