You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.


  • weeklyscorecard
     WinnersParkview Randallia: Hospital system announces $55 million investment in Randallia campus, with likelihood of about 150 new jobs.Trent Lott and John Breaux:
  • The flu: An epidemic we can all fight
    The Ebola crisis is tragic and frightening, and public and media focus on the problem is entirely appropriate.If you want to help, make a contribution to A Fort Wayne Response to Ebola, at dri.convio.
  • Education drives campaign giving, GOP concerns
    If it seems like a quiet election season, you’re just not listening closely enough.
Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette
Howard Chapman congratulates IPFW scholarship winners.

Weekly scorecard


Howard and Betsy Chapman: Fort Wayne residents extend their legacy to IPFW with a $1 million gift to university’s Chapman Scholars program and $500,000 more to provide a campus space for the honors program. Their gifts to IPFW now total $7 million.

Nina Davuluri: Newly crowned Miss America is the first of Indian heritage. She hopes to use $50,000 in scholarship winnings for medical school.

Rex McFarren: Director of Court Appointed Special Advocate program for Allen County awarded CASA director of the year for 2013.

Tom DeLay: Former House majority leader’s conviction on campaign finance-related charges is overturned by a Texas appellate court. He has now been acquitted of all charges.

Engineers: After listing off the Tuscan coast for 20 months, the 115,000-ton Costa Concordia cruise ship is righted in the first step of a salvage effort.


Obamacare: With less than two weeks before health exchange sign-up begins, survey of uninsured Americans shows 76 percent don’t understand the law, while the strongest opposition comes from those who won’t be affected, Medicare enrollees.


JPMorgan Chase: Nation’s largest bank is hit with $920 million in fines over its trading losses in London last year.

Iowa: Legislation passed in 2010, pushed by the National Rifle Association, narrowly defines the circumstances under which a gun permit can be denied. Blindness does not qualify as one of those circumstances, it was recently revealed.

Indiana Department of Environmental Management: Indiana Office of Environmental Adjudication judge rules state regulators granted the Bear Run coal mine in Sullivan County a permit to discharge pollution without having a study of the damage the discharge might cause to state waterways.


Kenneth Maxfield: Former president of North American Van Lines resisted efforts to move corporate headquarters from Allen County. He died Sunday at 88.

John Young: Asian-language scholar at Georgetown and other universities, interpreter for Gen. Douglas MacArthur and later co-author of widely used textbooks for teaching the Japanese language. He died Sept. 8 at 93.