"Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) will host the annual July 4th fireworks display."
“Our mission is to engage the community with content that enriches the human experience. I think the addition of BBC World Service and PRX Remix is absolutely in keeping with that mission."
"Record heat is a recipe for high summer electric bills. However, there are steps consumers can follow to manage and reduce their bills."
"This season the music takes an unusual twist featuring phycho-billy satire, and Cajun music along with the traditional fare of blues, reggae, ska, and rockabilly."
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Brady McArdle spotted this sign Thursday.
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Statements as issued after the high court ruling, on both sides.
The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health issued this statement today:
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"Whatever the politics, today’s decision was a victory for people all over this country whose lives will be more secure because of this law and the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold it."
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"Obamacare was bad policy yesterday. It's bad policy today. Obamacare was bad law yesterday. It's bad law today."
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PDF from the Supreme Court website:
Aqua Indiana issued this news release today:
"Pets should not be taken to any parade or celebration where fireworks and loud noises occur."
“We’ve believed all along that recycling not only makes good sense from an environmental perspective, it also makes good economic sense."
"I’m proud of what we’ve accomplished, I like the position this team is in and with Kevin and Donnie, the basketball side won’t miss a beat.” -- Larry Bird
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"The Allen County SPCA is asking all pet owners to take precautions for their pets in this extreme heat."
Garbage pick-up pushed back one day
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A ducky named “Lynn” crossed the finish line first.
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"When a Fort Wayne angler caught two odd-looking fish from the Pigeon River in LaGrange County, he thought they were snakeheads, an invasive species that biologists fear could wreak havoc on native fish."
"Her unwavering passion for our City was always apparent."
"Ophthalmology Consultants of Fort Wayne, P.C. has announced plans to build a new physicians’ office on the Dupont Hospital campus."
“The nature of this crime and the effect it can have on its victims makes it even more important to shred personal information, even those papers or labels that may seem harmless."
Christian recording artists Attaboy are coming to the Huntington County 4H Fair on July 22.
“We recognize many are using water wisely in the midst of this drought, and direct our conservation message to those who haven’t yet shut down their sprinklers.”
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"Victims of the Indiana State Fair stage-rigging collapse can apply starting next week for an additional $13.2 million to compensate those physically injured and the estates of those who died."
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"Despite their seemingly relative harmlessness, sparklers and small firecrackers cause the most fireworks-related injuries."
Fireworks exception made to allow for permitted displays
"We came away with great opportunities for Decatur, Adams County and Northeast Indiana."
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"When Mitch Daniels became our governor he said, 'Buckle Up.' Upon this new assignment, we all say 'Boiler Up!' "
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Once the valves are opened, the Aqua system could receive up to 500,000 gallons of water a day.
"Leaders from Lutheran Health Network, Lutheran Medical Group, the Town of Roanoke and Huntington County will break ground on a new $1.2 million, 7,234 square-foot family medicine physician office at 1 p.m. Monday, June 25."
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"No institution of any kind means more to Indiana today or tomorrow as Purdue University."
Repairs began at dawn and the utility expects to begin receiving city water as soon as they are complete this morning.
Joint statement as issued Thursday:
"This campus will offer bachelor and master’s degrees in engineering, as well as a variety of other programs that are in line with Peoria’s 2010 Higher Education Feasibility Study, and Economic Development Implementation Strategy (EDIS)."
From a written report released by the Indiana State Police Lowell District: Detectives from the Indiana State Police Criminal Investigation Division were called to investigate a police involved shooting that occurred in Michigan City around 5:53 pm, this Wednesday evening.
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"Now that schools are out for the summer and park activity has increased, the Parks & Recreation Department has received numerous requests to expand splash pad hours."
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"Despite calls for conservation, Aqua Indiana customers drew more than 5.2 million gallons of water yesterday, twice as much as this time last year."
“In times of need, we stand together."
"Mr. Nagle was fortunate enough to have a thermograph running at that time in January 1981 and the -27 degrees caused the needle to drop off of the recording paper which bottoms out at -20 degrees F."
"Pike can grow more than 3 feet long and typically prey on suckers and perch. Ciscoes, where present, can make up an important part of their diet."
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The Indiana Democratic Party has called a caucus to replace State Sen. Vi Simpson, who was formally nominated on Saturday to be the party’s candidate for Lieutenant Governor.
"Aqua asks customers to report any suspected leak, unusual pools of water or areas that appear to be unusually green and moist."
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"As chancellor at UW Tacoma, Carwein helped change the economic landscape of that region, cultivating public–private partnerships that supported scholarships, accessibility and diversity, economic vitality and sustainability, as well as the arts."
Aqua Indiana issued this news release this afternoon:
He has several noticeable tattoos, including Asian symbols on both hands, and another on his lower left arm with the inscription “RIP TINY JO-JO.”
"Alcohol was a contributing factor in 63 of 75 boating accidents recorded in Indiana in 2011, and in 60 of 64 boating accidents in 2010."
Copy of the statement as issued Monday by Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne:
"They own the property, they must decide whether to invest in a replacement building and they will determine whether or not a replacement building is designed to host a successful Kroger store or some other tenant."
"We respectfully request that you re-open this store to serve the neighborhoods who have faithfully patronized your facility, not only for its quality products but for the close ties the residents feel toward your employees."
The level of ozone in Fort Wayne and Allen County has been forecast to be Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups on Saturday, June 16, 2012.
"Despite high temperatures, low humidity and no significant rain in the forecast, Aqua says minimizing lawn irrigation alone is all that’s needed to ensure adequate water pressure."
“That jumpstart worked; in fact, it worked so well, that the initial investment is no longer needed."
"With the Allen County area experiencing a moderate drought, with no rain in the forecast, the Allen County Board of Commissioners have issued a burn ban that will now include recreational camp fires and fire pits countywide."
“It’s up to parents to teach them to have a healthy respect for the water and watch over them to ensure their safety.”
The Allen County Board of Commissioners this afternoon issued the following statement:
As head of the second largest fire department in Indiana, she will oversee fire protection for the 110 square miles of the City of Fort Wayne and manage a department of more than 380 firefighters, posted at 18 fire stations.
Steuben County Commissioners have issued a burn ban until further notice.
"Effective 06-13-2012 the City of Angola will not be issuing any open burning permits. Any permits that have been issued are voided as of today’s date."
"Presenting the award was Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson and accepting the award was Frontier Midwest Region President, Don Banowetz."
“In view of extremely dry conditions, and numerous fires that have occurred across the county in the past week, the Noble County Board of Commissioners has issued a countywide Burning Ban effective immediately."
"The Radio and Television Digital News Association has bestowed its 2012 Edward R. Murrow award for radio feature reporting on WBOI’s news department, among stations across the country in similarly sized markets."
The one-night-only show is in support of his solo album Driving Towards The Daylight.
Fort Wayne Fever Academy
"For the first time in Fort Wayne history, all Fever teams (8) who qualified for the State Finals weekend, advanced to the State Championship games in their respective age groups."
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"The much anticipated entertainment lineup for the 44th annual Three Rivers Festival was announced today, bringing together a variety of bands and eclectic tastes."
Indiana Michigan Power is hosting an open house for local business owners from 7 - 9 a.m. on June 14.
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"With little moisture in the atmosphere and on the ground, a simple campfire or a discarded cigarette can cause a fire that can quickly spread.”
"The company is still accepting calls to its customer service line at 1-800-4NIPSCO (800-464-7726)."
"Tomorrow, the U.S. Postal Service will commemorate the Girl Scouts’ 100th anniversary during the world’s largest sing-along to issue the Celebrate Scouting First-Class Mail Forever stamp."
According to the lawsuit, four customers purchased frozen meat products ranging in price from $373 to $399, but were unable to cancel their transactions within the three-day time period allowed under Indiana law.
The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health issued this news release this afternoon:
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"Sweetwater Sound plans to invest at least $23.6 million."
On Thursday June 7, 2012, at approximately 11:23 p.m., units were dispatched to a personal injury accident on Interstate 69 north of the 86 mile marker in Huntington County, Indiana.
Editor’s note: The request to conserve water was retracted Friday. “Aqua is monitoring conditions closely, and may issue an updated release with a new conservation appeal in the near future.”
"The project is expected to support the creation of up to 15 new jobs paying at least $14/hour in addition to the retention of 435 current employees at their Topeka location."
All food collected locally is distributed to 83 food banks and pantries in northeast Indiana.
“Northeast Indiana will become a destination for Chinese people that are involved with the most important agricultural product in China … swine.”
Plans to create more than 30 full-time jobs
These seven firefighters have successfully completed the Lieutenant Training and Development Program.
Loans up to $9,500 available
“As we compete with other regions, states and countries for jobs and investment, it is critical that we have access to this technology so that we can better tell the story of why Northeast Indiana is a great place for businesses to invest and grow.”
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South Whitley got $4,500.
The Indiana Economic Development Corp. issued this news release tonight:
Frontier Communications issued this statement today:
From a news release received Friday morning: Mossberg Industries, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Khorporate Holdings, Inc., announced plans today to expand its headquarters here, creating up to 15 new jobs by 2014.