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Probe: Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia-based unit

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BUNNIK, Netherlands (AP) - The missile used to shoot down a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 aboard, belonged to a Russia-based military unit, an international team of investigators said…

Monday, Apr 23

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Section of Bass Road closing for next phase of remodel project

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - The next phase of the Bass Road remodel project is underway. The intersection at Bass and Flaugh roads will be closed through August of this year while construction crews put in a round-about and replace the road…

Tuesday, Apr 17

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Indiana Attorney General, Opioid task force discuss drug epidemic

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - - Opioid abuse continues to be a problem nationwide but according to officials, the use of cocaine, meth and synthetic drugs are rising in popularity. "The reality is we have a bad meth problem, a bad marijuana…

Saturday, Apr 14

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Cosby accuser's account remains consistent through 2 trials

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Andrea Constand walks while breaking for lunch during Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Friday, April 13, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. Constand took the witness stand Friday. (AP Photo/Corey Perrine, Pool)…

Sunday, Apr 8

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Indiana flu deaths nearly triple this season

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Ana Martinez, a medical assistant at the Sea Mar Community Health Center, gives a patient a flu shot, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Ana Martinez, a medical assistant at the Sea Mar Community Health Center,…

Sunday, Apr 1

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Richard Branson buys Hard Rock casino-hotel in Las Vegas

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Virgin Group founder Richard Branson, left, dances during a news conference Friday, March 30, 2018, in Las Vegas where Virgin Hotels announced that it had bought the Hard Rock hotel and casino in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher). Richard…

Tuesday, Mar 27

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$1.27 million settlement proposed in State Fair death

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Tyler Jarrell died and seven others were injured when the Fire Ball ride broke apart at the fair July 26.

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Indiana fire station temporarily shut due to bedbugs, ants

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Anderson's Fire Station 7 was closed on Monday so the bugs could be dealt with after a bedbug problem was discovered last week.

Decision to add citizenship question to census draws protest

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The question about citizenship status will appear on the 2020 U.S. Census. Opponents of the question fear it could lower participation among immigrants and cause a population undercount.

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Free tours of city utilities plants

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The city of Fort Wayne is offering free guided tours of the Three Rivers Water Filtration Plant and the Water Pollution Control Plant.

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Apple looks to return to head of class in education market

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The curriculum may include a lower-priced iPad and a variety of services tailored for students ranging from kindergarten through high school.

All 4 No. 1 seeds reach women’s Final Four

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UConn, Louisville, Mississippi State and Notre Dame are headed to Columbus, Ohio, marking the fourth time in tournament history that four No. 1 seeds made it to the national semifinals.

Linda Brown, central figure in school segregation case, dies

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Funeral officials in Topeka said Brown died Sunday at age 75. A cause of death was not released.

Michigan State official who oversaw Nassar faces charges

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William Strampel, 70, is the first person besides Nassar to be charged in connection with the worst sexual abuse case in sports history.

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Notre Dame ousts Oregon, advances to Final Four

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Kathryn Westbeld scored 20 points, Jessica Shepard added 18 and Notre Dame reached the Final Four for the eighth time in school history by defeating Oregon 84-74 on Monday night.

Firefighters rescue woman from 2nd floor during apartment fire

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Four other people were also able to escape safely, including one child. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the apartment where it started.

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New opportunity lets East Allen County join competition for Stellar funds

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Since 2011, The Indiana Stellar Communities program has helped fund revitalization projects in communities with federal money. Most recently in our area Wabash won Stellar funds. Now, the whole of East Allen County is going for the prize.…

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Arrest made in 5-year-old’s death

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The boy died March 8 after being taken to a hospital from a home in the 1200 block of Gay Street. Police took Danial Tyrell Pope into custody Monday.

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Electric Works developer looks for public support, updates project

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Partner in the project, Kevan Biggs, presented an update to a group of business leaders Monday after meeting with Mayor Tom Henry and before giving a tour of the campus with a consultant who will help determine the feasibility of the…

Rep. Banks launches re-election bid

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U.S. Rep. Jim Banks (R-3rd) is in his first term in Congress.

Monday, Mar 26

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Purdue’s Dakota Mathias picked for College 3-Point Championship

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Mathias is one of eight men’s college basketball players selected for the event that will air live on ESPN2 at 9 p.m. ET.

Homestead girls, Westview boys to play in Hall of Fame Classic

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NEW CASTLE, Ind. – 2018 IHSAA 3A girls champion Northwestern and undefeated 4A boys champion Warren Central are among stellar fields of outstanding teams, … More »

Pacers assign Anigbogu to Mad Ants

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Ike Anigbogu has appeared in 10 games this season for the playoff-bound Pacers.

3/26 Inside The Zone – Komets Hockey

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The Komets snagged three points in three games for the second consecutive week and improved to 43-18-5 and 91 points with six games remaining and have clinched home ice advantage for the first round of the ECHL Kelly Cup Playoffs.

3/26 Wendy’s Play of the Week!

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Vote! // Each Monday from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. you’ll be able to vote on the Wendy’s “Play of the Week.”

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US stocks rally; Dow surges 669, clawing back lost ground

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News that the U.S. and China are open to negotiating to avert a trade war put investors in a buying mood Monday, giving the market its best day in more than two years and erasing about half of its huge losses last week.

Mad Ants playoff game date, time finalized after G-League player dies

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Grand Rapids Drive forward Zeke Upshaw died at a hospital Monday after he collapsed Saturday night near the end of a game against the Long Island Nets. He was 26.

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Governor spares life of man who killed woman in robbery

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William Montgomery was sentenced to die for the 1986 shooting of Debra Ogle during a robbery in the Toledo area.

Indiana teacher faces 36 molestation charges; single victim

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The southern Indiana elementary school teacher admitted the molestation occurred in his home, his third-grade classroom and elsewhere. The victim was 12 years old when the molestation began.

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Purdue’s Carsen Edwards declares for 2018 NBA Draft

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Sophomore standout will not hire an agent, leaving return to Purdue possible.