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State Chamber skips endorsement in U.S. Senate contest

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is not endorsing a candidate in this year's U.S. Senate race.

August 29, 2018 12:40 pm


Graham to speak at county GOP dinner

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina will be the keynote speaker at the Allen County Republican Party's Bean Dinner on Nov. 1 in Fort Wayne. The annual dinner, which raises ...

August 26, 2018 1:00 am


McMichael endorsed by New Haven mayor

New Haven mayoral candidate Steve McMichael has been endorsed by Mayor Terry McDonald, McMichael's campaign announced Friday.

August 24, 2018 3:10 pm


Voter registration workshop to be held Monday

The League of Women Voters, Allen County Voter Registration, the Allen County Election Board and Trinity English Lutheran Church will hold a voter registration workshop Monday.

August 22, 2018 4:20 pm


Tim Smith to launch mayoral campaign

Tim Smith, a longtime local resident of Fort Wayne and businessman, will launch his mayoral campaign on 10 a.m. Tuesday at International Park, 2701 Coliseum Blvd S. Smi ...

August 21, 2018 9:20 pm


Pols mourn passing of Butcher

National and local elected officials offered condolences to the family of Fort Wayne broadcaster Charly Butcher, who died Wednesday. Politicians, including Congressmen Jim Banks an ...

August 19, 2018 1:00 am


Candidates invited to "Civil Conversation"

Advancing Voices of Women will have the next program of its Civil Conversations series on Monday in downtown Fort Wayne.

August 14, 2018 12:40 pm


Debate dates spur heated debate

A debate over debates has generated more debate. Democratic congressional candidate Courtney Tritch said last week that Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, has not agreed to dates for public d ...

August 12, 2018 1:00 am


Contract for electronic poll books approved

In a 2-0 vote Friday, the Allen County Commissioners approved a contract with KNOWiNK for electronic poll books to be used in the upcoming November general election.  "I can ...

August 10, 2018 12:00 pm


14 women train for campaigns

Current and perhaps future political candidates went to campaign training camp last weekend. Fourteen women attended the 3-day AVOW Women's Campaign Institute in Fort W ...

August 9, 2018 12:10 pm


Council members ask I&M to use more renewable sources

Five members of the Fort Wayne City Council signed a letter Tuesday to encourage Indiana Michigan Power to incorporate more renewable sources in its future energy pl ...

August 8, 2018 3:50 pm


Tritch, Banks spar over campaign statement

A debate over debates has generated more debate. Democratic congressional candidate Courtney Tritch said Monday at a news conference that Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, has not agre ...

August 7, 2018 8:30 pm


Ruling: Officials' Twitter feeds public

Government officials can't block access to their professional social media feeds, Indiana's public access counselor ruled last week. The informal opinion came after Rep. Sally Sie ...

August 5, 2018 1:00 am


Bar Foundation to offer Constitution 101 course

The Allen County Bar Foundation is bringing back its Constitution 101 course ahead of the November midterm election.

August 1, 2018 4:50 pm


Interest grows in congressional race

The race between Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Banks and Democratic challenger Courtney Tritch is attracting interest from outside northeast Indiana's 3rd Congressional Distri ...

August 1, 2018 2:20 pm


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