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  • Verbatim: Fort Wayne International Airport travel is up 7.6%
    The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority reports that passenger traffic at Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) is up 7.6% over 2013. Year-to-date, 422,786 passengers have traveled through the airport, almost 30,000 more than last year.
  • Verbatim: Walk to End Alzheimer's raises more than $176,000
    The largest fundraiser dedicated to Alzheimer’s disease care, support and research programs. Nearly 1,200 residents from Allen and surrounding counties joined the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s and united in a
  • Verbatim: State responds toll-road management restructuring
    The Indiana Finance Authority today issued a following statement regarding the bankruptcy filing by the ITR Concession Company LLC to restructure its debt obligations to a lender group associated with the 2006 Indiana Toll Road concession and lease
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A women dressed as the Hindu Goddess Kali participates in a procession on the eve of the Shivratri festival, in Jammu, India, on Wednesday. Shivratri, a festival dedicated to the worship of Hindu God Shiva, was marked across the country Thursday.

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Homestead diver Kevin Frebel twists in the air as he completes a dive in the South Side swimming and diving sectional championship on Saturday.

Got a little time Sundays to read the story behind the story? How about a video that will have you in tears of laughter? I spend a couple of hours on Saturdays looking for stories and items worth sharing.

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Campus calamities

  • The dark power of fraternities If you are a parent with a child considering the Greek life, this story is worth your time. Fraternities that are perfectly sane choices at one campus might be a disaster in the making at others. -- Story in The Atlantic by Caitlin Flanagan, author of Girl Land (2012) and To Hell With All That (2006). Shared by Faith Van Gilder
Bringing back the dead

  • The Mammoth Cometh "Bringing extinct animals back to life is really happening – and it's going to be very, very cool. Unless it ends up being very, very bad." By Nathaniel Rich, The New York Times magazine.
Semper fi to fashion

  • Hello to arms "There were grumbles in 2009 when the U.S. Marine Corps ordered troops to keep their hands out of their pockets except to quickly 'retrieve something.' But when the Corps' commandant later decreed that Marines had to stop rolling up their sleeves, the leathernecks went into action." By Ben Kesling at The Wall Street Journal.
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