"Today, the Allen County Democratic Party filed paperwork with the Election Board to fill the vacancy on the ballot and named Christian Nagel as the official Democratic candidate for the 3rd District City Council seat."
"According to the National Fire Protection Association, two out of five people injured by fireworks are under the age of 15, and children ages 10-14 are the most at risk from fireworks. "
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“Having an abundant supply of safe water is something we often take for granted."
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"If a person recklessly, knowingly, or intentionally uses fireworks and the violation causes property damage they can be charged with a class A misdemeanor. If there is bodily injury it is enhanced to a class D felony, and if there is death a class C felony."
Hamilton celebrations scheduled July 1-3
“This year’s focus on roof and heating replacement is designed to address primary systems within a home, which are not inexpensive projects and significantly affect those living there if not repaired.”
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And I promise you, if we continue to adapt and we continue to innovate, and we work together to compete around the world, America will come back stronger than before.
"On behalf of the Dupont Hospital family, its board and the entire Lutheran Health Network, we wish to share our deepest condolences with the family of Dr. Stephen Hatch and wife Kim."
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"Now with both AM and FM, we will be able to reach more people with the power of God’s Word all day and all night,” said Dale Gerke, BRN’s Indiana Regional Manager.
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Witnesses reported that he stripped down to a white tank top in an alley shortly afterward.
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The Indiana Department of Health issued this statement Wednesday afternoon:
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Brooks Construction Company, Inc. held a grand opening today to celebrate its new state-of-the-art facility and introduce HyRAP 100% recycled asphalt paving material.
"Much like a detective sifting through clues to solve a mystery, student teams from Ball State University recently used ground penetrating radar and dug through feet of clay to find the precise location of historic Fort Recovery."
St. Joseph Hospital officials formally announced today that John Walsh started this week as the chief operating officer at St. Joe. In addition, Tiffany Berry began as the chief financial officer on June 6.
Written statement issued Wednesday morning: Please be advised the traffic signal phasing at the intersection of Rudisill Blvd. and Old Mill Rd. will be reconfigured to allow southbound left turns to continue on a green ball if there is no conflicting traffic.
Written statement issued Wednesday morning: Due to storm damage, County Road C from St Rt 15 to County Road 16 will be closed for the next 48 hours so electrical crews can repair damage that occurred last night.
"Parents must be aware of their children at all times. Children can be out of sight for just a few seconds, and those few seconds can mean the difference between life and death.”
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“Yesterday's report gives the VA a clear path toward improving care at Fort Wayne's VA hospital."
"Since 2009, Operation Diploma has awarded more than $2.4 million to Indiana colleges and universities, who have used the funds to produce more effective and supportive services or expand them for these students."
“It’s a wonderful opportunity to use funds generated from user fees collected from those who have been convicted of drunken driving offenses to enhance the equipment needs of law enforcement.”
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" ... fireworks can turn a joyful celebration into a painful memory when children and adults are injured while using fireworks."
"Please be advised the south curb lane and the north curb lane of Washington Center Road will be closed approximately 1000' east and 1000' west of Dartmouth Drive."
Written statement issued Tuesday morning: Please be advised Hanna St. will be closed to all traffic beginning Thursday, June 23, 2011 and continuing through Friday, July 8, 2011, from Paulding Road to Lafayette Street.
Written statement issued Tuesday morning: A Bryan resident was seriously injured when he lost control of his motorcycle and overturned on State Route 15 just north of Ney.
"Over the next few months, additional working sessions will be held to study the hundreds and hundreds of ideas and proposals that have been shared with the Task Force."
Moving forward, it will broadcast both FOX and MyNetworkTV programming and will be promoted as MY FOX FT. WAYNE.
"The organization will stop seeing Medicaid patients at close of business Monday unless they are able to pay or can use other resources."
The workers produced tubular metallic and rubber lines for routing fluids in motor vehicles and the supply of electroplating services.
"With just 24 hours to go before the Weigand Construction Duck Race, SCAN is less than $3,000 away from this year’s $135,000 goal."
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“We know that many of our families do not have a lot of extra money to give, which makes the amount raised even more amazing.”
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"Pre-kindergarten programs at Abbett Elementary, Adams Elementary and Scott Academy have earned re-accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)."
Gov. Daniels announced the appointment of Fort Wayne's Robert N. “Bob” Taylor to the Indiana Economic Development Corporation’s board of directors at its meeting today.
"In Fort Wayne, the new network covers most of the city’s population."
The components of the proposed deer rules changes include modifications to the season structure, bag limits, hunting equipment, and licensing requirements.
Indiana Tech will begin offering its master's degree in engineering management online in September.
A new drop box has been installed in front of Citizens Square on the south side of Berry Street between Barr Street and Clinton.
Scott Fergusson of Fort Wayne will take the helm as dean of Trine University’s Ketner School of Business beginning July 15.
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Long will receive a joint proclamation from both bodies designating June 16, 2011, as “Brandon Long Day” in Allen County.
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"The reopening means the Maumee Pathway between North Anthony Boulevard and the North River Road trailhead is now available to trail users."
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“This is the first agreement with a university designed to establish a research collaboration with scientists from the United States ..."
Yesterday, the Allen County Democratic Party filed paperwork with the Board of Elections to fill the vacancy on the ballot and named George Guido as an official Democratic candidate for Council At-Large.
Written statement released Tuesday morning:Peg Perego, a distributor and manufacturer of infant care products and juvenile toys, is investing $4 million in new equipment over the next four years in its Fort Wayne plant.
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“The new partnership between Mark Hagerman, Simon Dragan, Barry Real Estate and the rest of the team adds new momentum to Harrison Square’s finish-line push and demonstrates our collective commitment to strengthening our community."
"One of the things that I think we’re all aware of is that we’re going to have to up our game when it comes to how we train people for the jobs that actually exist, and design credentialing training programs, apprenticeship programs ..."
DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., a global leader in devices for joint replacement and trauma, has named Andrew Ekdahl its new President, the company announced today.
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“Our journey begins today."
“Perhaps Congressman Pence will go back to Washington and think carefully before he votes to cut Medicare or grandstands on divisive social issues instead of focusing on economic development and job creation."
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"Area families are invited to participate in the Embassy’s first-ever summer program for children entering grades 1-5."
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“This investment reflects the growing demand for fuel-efficient vehicles, such as the Chevrolet Cruze, Volt and the all-new Sonic,” GM Manufacturing Manager Arvin Jones said Friday.
“We will continue to peel away each layer of this case until we have done all we can to account for the losses incurred.”
"Yesterday, Republicans gathered in each of the nine newly drawn Congressional districts to choose their representatives on the Indiana Republican Party’s State Committee."
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“Based on the observations of OCS’s staff since the issuance of the 2010 Letter, it appears that the School’s governing board better understands its roles and its responsibilities.”
The City of Fort Wayne's Animal Care & Control department issued this statement Tuesday afternoon:
“The advanced knowledge all hazards alert radios provide about coming thunderstorms, floods, tornadoes and other dangerous weather conditions give residents warning to seek shelter before a storm."
The Phantom Fireworks showroom in Fort Wayne is holding its annual product demonstration shoot, tonight, at the Allen County Fairgrounds.
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"You’re scoring one for the home team and showing the world that American manufacturing and American industry is back."
"While we fully understand and accept the fact the administration wanted to dismiss some of the contract, we did not expect the wholesale dismantling of a document that has served this system and its teachers fairly for many years."
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Statement issued Friday, announcing that Fort Wayne, New Haven and several other communities, schools and groups in the region will be getting recycling bins:
Fort Wayne Community Schools has finalized its 2011-12 school year calendar eliminating the weekly delay days for students and adding training days for teachers and administrators prior to the start of the school year.
Written statement released Friday morning regarding the Fort Wayne Community Schools impasse with the Fort Wayne Education Association:
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"Cash is far more flexible than goods and allows voluntary agencies to more quickly acquire the supplies needed to address the most urgent needs."
Two job fairs will be held for the public at the WorkOne Center at 201 E. Rudisill Blvd, Suite 102, on Saturday, June 4, 2011, from 8 a.m. to noon and Wednesday, June 8, 2011 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Written statement issued Thursday morning:Please be advised the two northbound lanes of Anthony Blvd. south of Mckinnie Ave. will be closed.
Letter to Patricia Casanova, Indiana director of Medicaid Policy and Planning, from Donald M. Berwick, director of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Health and Human Services Department:
"The successful rescue of Mrs. Wilson is directly attributable to the joint effort given by all involved, and by the grace of God."
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Beginning August 2011, The Henry and Frances Weber School at Grace College will deliver a two-year associate of arts degree in general studies in two locations: Fort Wayne and Indianapolis.
Written statement released Wednesday morning:
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“Indiana has a hard-working, dedicated workforce, and we are excited by the strategic location that Fort Wayne offers.”
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Mayor Tom Henry today announced that Chris Schoen, CEO of Barry Real Estate Companies, will present an update on the status of The Harrison to the Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission and the community on Monday, June 13.
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