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The following statement was issued Sunday by the Rescue Mission: On Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, The Rescue Mission will host their annual Easter meal. Last year, roughly 1,500 meals were served to the hungry and homeless at The Rescue Mission on Easter Sunday.
Statement as issued Friday by the city: Fort Wayne, Ind. -- Because of the heavy December snow events that prevented the completion of bagged leaves, the Street Department will be collecting leaves that have been bagged in bio-degradable bags next week.
A report received Friday morning: Fort Wayne Police were called to assist fire and medic personnel at the scene of a reported fall of an individual located at 1724 Tecumseh Street.
A report received Friday morning: Fort Wayne Police responded to the report of a single vehicle accident involving a motorcycle in the intersection of Main Street and Watkins Street.
The Indiana Department of Transportation issued this news release tonight: WELLS COUNTY, Ind. - The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will host a public information meeting regarding the proposed intersection improvement project on SR 1.  The meeting will be held on Thursday, April 24, at 6 p.m.
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"The agreement needs approval from Fort Wayne City Council and the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission. Aqua America's Board of Directors has approved the agreement."
"Vincennes University will present an Honorary Doctorate in Public Service to Indiana State Senator Tom Wyss during VU’s 208th Commencement Exercises on May 3 at the Physical Education Complex."
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“We have been focused on making sure our students are challenged through rigorous classes and understand the relevance of what they are learning to life after graduation."
Statement as issued Wednesday by Lutheran Life Villages:   Fort Wayne, IN, April 16, 2014 – Lutheran Life Villages, a faith-based non-profit provider of retirement living services, announced today the merger of Lutheran Life Villages Homecare with Birchwood Inc, a not-for-profit provider of services for those with dementia and respite for their caregivers.
Statement as issued Wednesday by Greater Fort Wayne Inc.:   Fort Wayne, Ind. – Two Fort Wayne women were awarded ATHENA Leadership Awards on April 16 at the Tenth Annual ATHENA Awards Luncheon, hosted by Greater Fort Wayne Inc.
"Wanous currently serves as the associate academic dean at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D."
Statement as issued Wednesday by the Indiana Department of Education:   INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Education released graduation rate data today for the 2012-2013 school year.
"Guldlin Park, located along the St. Mary’s River, features the only public boat ramp available in downtown Fort Wayne."
"We are cautiously optimistic that the standards ultimately decided on by the State Board will meet that mark.”
"The Education Roundtable will discuss the proposed standards on April 21 and their recommendations will be submitted to the State Board of Education for its consideration and approval on April 28."