"Dr. Gard, who is currently completing a tour of duty as Joint Task Force Guantanamo Chaplain, Joint Task Force, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, intends to return to campus by Holy Week and resume his teaching responsibilities."
"The clear opportunity is to build upon the respective strengths of both businesses to create a new whole in Canada that is greater than the sum of its individual parts."
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“I want to expresses my heart-felt appreciation to my family, my colleagues on the Bench and at Bar, my staff at the Allen County Juvenile Center, and to the community at large, who I’ve been privileged to serve."
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"This investment – financed through a cost-sharing model with states – will help close America’s school readiness gap and ensure that children have the chance to enter kindergarten ready for success."
"Donated books will be given to children who attend the “Horton Hears a Story” literacy event to be held Saturday, April 20, from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Defiance College Pilgrim Library."
Courtesy The Nature Conservancy
"Farmers in ten counties in the Wabash River watershed are eligible to receive financial support for installing Two-Stage Ditches along their agricultural fields."
"The Company has not admitted any wrongdoing, and has agreed to settle this matter to avoid the delay and expense of protracted litigation."
"In the order, the IURC authorized the utility to implement rates designed to produce additional annual revenue of approximately $85 million, which is about 50 percent less than I&M’s revised request of $174.3 million."
“Momentum is building in Northeast Indiana as our efforts to position the region as a leading area for business development are paying off."
“Prescription drug abuse by addicted patients is an epidemic problem in our state so it’s important that pharmacies comply with existing laws for responsible dispensing and billing."
“He sent a clear message to other government officials who would hide disturbing information behind a veil of secrecy."
Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette
"The Church and the world have been greatly blessed by the extraordinary ministry and beautiful teachings of Pope Benedict these past nearly eight years."
A report received Monday morning: The Indiana Toll Road is issuing a wind ban effective 7:00am EST until 9:00 pm EST, today, February 11, 2013
Bishop Kevin Rhoades' homily at the funeral Mass for Bishop Emeritus John M. D'Arcy, as distributed by the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend:
Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department
A report received Friday morning from the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department: Kosciusko County officers have arrested two individuals on theft charges after allegedly stealing boats in the Papakeechie Lake area.
Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette
"The Sower farmhouse and property will be used for Farm to Fork tours, a central farmers market, educational gardens and other related purposes."
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“I’m impressed with his business success story, and his many contributions to Fort Wayne and our state are remarkable and greatly appreciated.”
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"The bishop’s love for humanity, his inherent goodness, his ready smile, his way of life – all were tremendously admirable."
"Essential to the fundamental relationship between the people and their government is a free press and open, accessible information from officials and agencies."
“We are honored that Don and Martha trusted the community foundation with their lasting legacy."
Mayor Tom Henry's remarks prepared for delivery at today's State of the City address, as provided by the City of Fort Wayne:
“With fresh ideas and new energy as a trademark, the Hoosier State will continue to encourage many more entrepreneurs like these to build our future."
"Two tourist destinations are the settings for the opening of Village Post Offices (VPO) on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013."
“The growing number of patients and families who have experienced the fallout of prescription drug abuse deserve solutions."
"Anyone who ate at the Boiler Bistro, John Purdue Room, or the coffee shop, Lavazza, at Marriott Hall on the Purdue campus from Jan. 23 to Jan. 25, 2013, may be at risk."
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The Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer welcomes two board members: Kathy Callen and Julie Inskeep.
"As Ivy Tech Community College celebrates its 50th Anniversary in 2013, the college invites the community to an open house to discover Public Safety Academy: Ivy Tech South Campus and what opportunities are available to them there."
“The woodworking industry has great roots in LaGrange County and this new venture will not only create new jobs but support the industry that we already have established.”
The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Van Wert Post is investigating an injury crash on Van Wert Willshire Rd at Richey Road southwest of Van Wert in Pleasant Township. The crash occurred at 4:05 PM Monday.
“Programs that engage students and learners of all ages both in-house (in person visits to the museum) and on the Internet through our website and other social media platforms have a powerful impact in preserving community history.”
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“Bishop D’Arcy leaves a strong legacy of Catholic leadership, with a profound effect on the University of Saint Francis and the diocese."
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Statement as issued Monday by the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend.
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“I send my deepest sympathy to the family and friends of a great Hoosier church leader, Bishop Emeritus John D'Arcy."
Photo courtesy of Bishop John D'Arcy
"In this difficult time, our thoughts and prayers are with his family and with the many individuals who knew him as a friend and mentor. Bishop D'Arcy will be truly missed.”
A report received from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Monday morning: Indiana Conservation Officer Patrick Heidenreich is investigating a snowmobile accident that occurred in DeKalb County on 02/03/2013 at approximately 3:20 PM.
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"The Lord has called him home. May the Lord welcome him among the saints in glory!"
Courtesy photo
"Bishop D’Arcy was at home at the time of his death, surrounded by loved ones."
Fort Wayne Police detectives are investigating gas station armed robberies that occurred at 4:46 a.m. and 6:48 a.m. Friday.
"Kosciusko County Sheriff Rocky Goshert has announced the promotion of several deputies within the department that has occurred within the last several months."
“The Obama administration mistakenly believes that it can play God in determining whose freedoms are protected and whose are not."
“Today’s settlement underscores the states’ continued efforts to make sure companies are held accountable for their actions and homeownership, one of our most important assets, is protected.”
"As a result of the governor’s request, the DNR has re-examined the case and is seeking dismissal of the charges."
"This conference, titled “Beyond Compliance: Embracing Teacher Appraisal,” will help school administrators, teachers, policy makers and professional learning consultants identify key decision points in the creation of a system that assesses and supports effective teaching."
“She is a strong leader who has an impeccable reputation of integrity and compassion for children.”
“The meth problem has grown and now our drug task force officers are spending nearly eighty percent of their time dealing with it.”
Associated Press
"They all came here knowing that what makes somebody an American is not just blood or birth, but allegiance to our founding principles and the faith in the idea that anyone from anywhere can write the next great chapter of our story."
Courtesy Noble County Convention & Visitors Bureau
"The museum’s collection of obsolete medical equipment features a surgery room, nurse’s room of uniforms dating from the 1930s, a patient’s room, and a fully functional iron lung, a symbol of the scourge of polio until the 1950s."
"The Noble County Convention & Visitors Bureau is leading the effort to establish the Route 6 Artisan Trail in Indiana, with the first section of the trail in DeKalb and Noble counties."
"The tuition freeze will apply to all incoming and returning students, including traditional undergraduates, adults enrolled in professional programs, and graduate students."
"It gives the appearance of coming from a legitimate government agency and uses state law out of context."
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"Under this proposed policy, the BSA would not require any chartered organization to act in ways inconsistent with that organization's mission, principles, or religious beliefs.”
“The oil and gas industry, in particular, is looking for better, more energy-efficient ways to transport and store liquids."
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“The commitment and collaboration of regional leaders from all sectors in Northeast Indiana is truly unique."
Associated Press
“Anyone who has ever raised a child, held a newborn baby or witnessed the miracle of birth knows that life is a sacred and precious gift that must be protected from the moment of conception."
“These men and women are on duty around the clock to defend us."
"Please be advised that traffic from the 273 to as far north as the 278 mile marker (Warren exit) in Huntington County will be slow moving for the time being."
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"It is good to be home. I send you all my love and gratitude."
"Ponds at Lakeside and Ivan Lebamoff Reservoir Parks will continue to be closed this weekend."
“With so much discussion regarding this flu season, it is important for Hoosiers to understand there is a difference between influenza and what is commonly called the stomach flu."
"The Screening will be held at IPFW in Neff Hall and attendants will have an opportunity to sit with the Derby Girls while they watch the film."
"Swimmers who do not pass the test, or do not wish to take it, will be required to wear a lifejacket for protection or have an adult present within reach."
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"Board members play an important role in guiding and advising the award-winning Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo."
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“Who knows what might come zipping by at other times when the toboggans are not."
"The ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. and an open house will follow from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m."
The Three Rivers Festival issued this statement today:
"A five song set, the January 25th Elton John “Live” Concert at Sweetwater Sound, will begin at approximately 12:30 am. The doors will be open at midnight."
Whitley County Economic Development Corp.
“Reuse of the former Scott’s building is a high priority for our community and we look forward to working with the EDC and other local partners to support this endeavor.”
Remarks prepared for delivery by Gov. Mike Pence at Tuesday's State of the State address:
"High winds and low temperatures have produced a thin, smooth ice cover on both Lakeside and Ivan Lebamoff Reservoir Park ponds."
Associated Press
"To cope with the Arctic air, Hoosiers may turn to alternative heating methods to help warm their homes."
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Associated Press
"With common effort and common purpose, with passion and dedication, let us answer the call of history and carry into an uncertain future that precious light of freedom."
“While crime can happen anywhere, apartment residents need to be more aware of their surroundings and report any suspicious activity."
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"Lafayette Place Historic District in Fort Wayne, roughly bounded by Lafayette and Calhoun Streets, and Pettit and McKinnie Avenues is significant in Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Community Planning."