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    Fort Wayne/Allen CountyCounty Night Out Thursday in GrabillThe first of three County Night Out events will be Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Grabill Park, 13131 Indiana St., Grabill.
  • SACS shows1% growth inenrollment
     The Southwest Allen County Schools district saw another predictable enrollment increase this year, adding steam to a decade-long trend upward, according to preliminary figures released Tuesday.
  • Hicksville hospital cuts formal ties to Lutheran
    Citing a need for total independence, an Ohio hospital has ended its 11-year formal affiliation with Lutheran Health Network.But it was a friendly breakup, officials said.
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United Way 211 celebrates 10 years

United Way of Allen County’s 211 Services celebrated 10 years of operation Thursday.

The 211 program, which provides confidential, 24-hour access to more than 1,800 local health and human services, are available to nearly 800,000 residents.

In 2012, more than 45,000 calls for assistance were received. The program covers Adams, Allen, Blackford, DeKalb, Grant, Huntington, Jay, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells and Whitley counties.

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