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Editorials

  • Cheers
    CHEERS from the Metro Youth Sports' coaches, staff, and parents to the people and organizations who provided contributions and services in the Celebration of 40 years of Greatness serving youth in Fort Wayne
  • Journalism's risks have never been more intense
    Our friend Gary Pruitt, the president of the Associated Press, was on a recent Sunday news show and made a few points that in this day of anti-media sentiment are worth noting.
  • Weekly scorecard
    Winners Superman: A nearly flawless copy of his comic book debut sold for $3.2 million.
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Winners

Sen. Tom Wyss: Fort Wayne Republican honored with Distinguished Public Service Award by the Indiana American Legion. He authored a law this year to make it easier for service members to apply military skills to an Emergency Medical Services license.

Andrea R. Trevino: Fort Wayne attorney is named Allen County Circuit Court magistrate.

Nathan Woessner: Illinois 6-year-old is rescued after hours buried in collapsed sand dune at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

Richard Cordray: Ohio Democrat is finally confirmed as first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Tossups

Goldman Sachs: Wall Street firm is in the news again as former trader Fabrice Tourre goes to court, accused of fraud in a mortgage bond deal that cost investors $1 billion. But Goldman Sachs has recovered nicely itself, announcing a net profit of $1.86 billion in the second quarter.

Rolling Stone: Magazine’s cover featuring accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev draws angry response and retailer boycotts, but the furor is likely to sell even more copies.

Losers

Bradley Manning: Military judge denies request to dismiss aid-to-enemy charge against Army private responsible for leak of classified government material.

Milestones

Paul Nieter: Fort Wayne attorney served the community as board member and counsel for United Way and as president of Lutheran Social Services. He died at 89.

Austin Goodrich: Spy for the CIA posed as a reporter for, among others, CBS and the Paris edition of the New York Herald Tribune. He died last month of Alzheimer’s.

Nelson Mandela: Anti-apartheid leader turns 95 in a South African hospital, “steadily improving” from a lung infection.

Twinkies: They’re back! Sugary confection returns to the grocery shelves in smaller form, with fewer calories and a longer expiration date.

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