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Banks: Congress should reassert itself

AUBURN – U.S. Rep. Jim Banks said Wednesday that federal lawmakers should turn back the clock and exert their power over foreign...

February 20, 2019 8:10 pm


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Lawmakers seek to hike local lodging tax

INDIANAPOLIS – Allen County’s lodging tax could go up this year under a bill passed 67-31 by the Indiana House...

February 20, 2019 6:50 pm


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Senate leaders limit reporters' floor access

New leadership is restricting access to lawmakers on the Senate floor by credentialed media.

February 17, 2019 1:00 am


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Proposed alcohol restrictions tossed

INDIANAPOLIS - New restrictions for retailers selling carryout alcohol were stripped from a wide-ranging alcohol bill Wednesday....

February 13, 2019 6:00 pm


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Banks' House ally Cheney to speak at GOP Lincoln Day Dinner

U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming will be keynote speaker for the Allen County Republican Party's annual Lincoln Day Dinner in...

February 10, 2019 1:00 am


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Corona, Hines file for at-large City Council race

Longtime Fort Wayne Community Schools board member Steve Corona filed paperwork today seeking one of three at-large positions on the Fort...

February 8, 2019 12:01 pm


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New trustee seeks seat on City Council

The man who won election as Perry Township trustee filed Thursday to run for Fort Wayne City Council at large.

February 8, 2019 1:00 am


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Perry Township trustee Tippman files for City Council

The man who won election as Perry Township trustee filed Thursday to run for Fort Wayne City Council at large. 

February 7, 2019 7:20 pm


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Holcomb wears primary slogan in pinstripes

Is there anything more Next Level than the suit Gov. Eric Holcomb recently wore to the State of the Judiciary address?

January 27, 2019 1:00 am


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Proposal to outlaw fertility fraud nixed

INDIANAPOLIS – Some men and women whose mothers were unknowingly impregnated by their fertility doctor's own sperm are upset that...

January 24, 2019 1:00 am


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South Bend mayor looks at presidential run

SOUTH BEND – Democrat Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, says he's forming an exploratory committee for a 2020...

January 24, 2019 1:00 am


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Criminal code overhaul meets pushback from lawmakers

INDIANAPOLIS - An effort to reverse a criminal code overhaul from five years ago met resistance Wednesday in a Senate committee....

January 23, 2019 5:40 pm


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Henry to seek fourth term as Fort Wayne mayor

Mayor Tom Henry will officially begin a campaign today for a fourth term as the city's top administrator.

January 22, 2019 11:59 am


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Attorney general tweaks staff

Attorney General Curtis Hill has made changes to his executive leadership team.

January 20, 2019 1:00 am


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Holcomb to deliver State of State this week

Gov. Eric Holcomb will deliver his third State of the State address Tuesday in the chamber of the Indiana House of...

January 13, 2019 1:00 am