Janet Badia, associate professor and director of women's studies at IPFW, offered this response tonight:
"The left arrow will complete the signal cycle, after the thru-traffic signal has become red, and before the intersecting street begins its green cycle."
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Homily of Kevin C. Rhoades as prepared for Monday’s Mass for Pope Francis at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception:
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"We must enact a budget that holds the line on spending, funds our priorities, protects our reserves and allows hardworking Hoosiers and small business owners to keep more of what they earn."
“An issue like this, people have deeply held beliefs and feel it is important to give them a voice and be active around those issues."
"The IPFW Women's Studies Program scheduled five events centered on abortion from March 4 through April 1, 2013."
A written report by the National Weather Service: The National Weather Service in northern Indiana has issued a freezing rain advisory...which is in effect until 11 a.m. this morning.
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"The crossings may be closed for an additional 30-45 minutes as Norfolk & Southern supervisors examine the 132 car train before it can be moved."
“I have seen 5th graders that come into the program who have no interest in STEM, graduate full of excitement for science and technology."
"The companies were honored at the 2013 Indiana Safety and Health Conference and Expo luncheon ceremony in Indianapolis."
Statement from Vice President Biden on the election of Pope Francis::
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"We trust in God’s Divine Providence that our new Pope will lead the Church with zeal and provide a faithful example of steadfast stewardship and love.
"We join with people around the world in offering our prayers for the Holy Father as he begins the sacred work of leading the Catholic Church in our modern world."
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The company, which designs and manufactures modular extruded aluminum framing for a variety of industrial and home-hobby applications, will invest $11 million to add 31,000 square feet onto its existing 250,000 square-foot facility, the announcement said.
Intermittent lane restrictions are scheduled to begin Friday.
“The funds provided the catalyst needed to move these projects forward, and now these properties will be preserved forever.”
"Since the Indiana DNR began active CWD monitoring in 2002, more than 15,800 samples have been collected with no sample testing positive."
"Following the presentations, City Council will begin the process of evaluating and discussing the framework of ideas that have been presented."
"The ribbon-cutting will be at 11 a.m. and an open house will follow from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m."
"Britton Marketing & Design Group announced today that it is moving forward with plans to relocate to a soon-to-be constructed facility in Silverado Industrial Park near the Vera Bradley Design Center."
"The University of Saint Francis (USF) has collaborated with the Fort Wayne Ballet to offer four-year and two-year programs in dance through the university’s Fort Wayne Ballet Conservatory at the University of Saint Francis."
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"USF is the only Fort Wayne institution of higher learning to be so listed."
"Lt. Governor Ellspermann has awarded a $30,000 planning grant to the Town of Wolcottville to fund a Downtown Revitalization Plan through the state’s Office of Community and Rural Affairs."
"The planning grant for the City of Woodburn will be used to evaluate existing downtown conditions and provide guidance for improving the downtown district."
“As the President continues his aggressive gun control campaign, Republicans need to stand and defend our right to bear arms now more than ever,” said Stutzman.
"The newly designed fwairport.com incorporates all of the information previously found on separate websites for the Airport Authority, Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA), and Smith Field Airport (SMD)."
"Overnight, crews were able to plow about 70% of the residential streets in the City."
To help make snow removal safer, the American Heart Association suggests:
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"Over the next week, the City will receive two honors, an award for Engineering Excellence and another for Achievement in the design of an Urban Bridge."
"INDOT’s top winter priority is to plow and treat its more than 30,000 lane miles of interstates, U.S. highways and state routes."
"Hoosiers would proudly welcome Beretta's operation with a noticeably different tone and more competitive tax and regulatory structure than what you must navigate in Maryland."
"The Randall Building was originally constructed in 1905 and is the largest Victorian commercial block in Fort Wayne."
The National Weather Service in northern Indiana has issued a winter storm watch ... which is in effect from Tuesday morning through late Tuesday night.
"As part of Legacy Fort Wayne, the City has created the Higher Education Opportunity Fund, which will provide higher learning nonprofit institutions up to a $3 million, 3-to-1 match for capital investments."
The Orthopedic Hospital of Lutheran Health Network announced today that Kenneth Jones has joined the hospital as its chief executive officer.
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"As I surveyed these scenes one year ago, I felt deeply moved by the unbreakable American spirit – a spirit so alive and strong in Indiana at a time of tragedy."
"One investigation involved a crane operator based in Fort Wayne, Ind., who was removed from service after reporting an eye injury requiring the extraction of a sliver of metal and rust ring from his eye."
“Essentially, it improves our competitive position as it provides prospective businesses the certainty of quick project development."
"Larry Wardlaw will serve as chairman and Quinton Ellis will serve as vice-chairman."
"Greyhound will conduct all travel operations from the Citilink Central Station, 121 West Baker Street."
"The company will invest $2.7 million to move its headquarters and operations to its existing 130,000 square-foot facility in Fremont."
"Once an elected official is selected, the user can click on the official’s phone number or e-mail and the smart phone or tablet will automatically open an e-mail or initiate a call."
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"Millennials -- roughly between the ages 15 to 25 - who have ideas on how to change the story of Northeast Indiana are invited to attend."
"The top companies in the state are determined through employer reports and comprehensive employee surveys."
Count the Fort Wayne TinCaps among those who have done a version of the "Harlem Shake" video. Check it out.
Indiana State Police: "Your vehicle may have four wheel drive, but it does not have four wheel stop."
“This announcement means more than 3,200 Indiana consumers have received much-needed relief through refinancing or home-loan modifications."
Statement as re-issued Thursday by the Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce:
The office of Joseph H. Hogsett, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Indiana, issued this news release this afternoon:
With National Weather Service winter weather advisories in various parts of the state beginning later today through Friday morning, state officials are advising Hoosiers to evaluate whether they need to travel, or, if they need to travel, to leave more time.
"It would be unprecedented for a Secretary of Defense to take office without the broad base of bipartisan support and confidence needed to serve effectively in this critical position. "
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"Science Central will still offer half-price admission of just $4 that day as part of the Downtown Improvement District’s 'Last Saturday' event."
Photo courtesy Fort Wayne Children's Zoo.
"A pair of one-year-old Sumatran tigers from the Cameron Park Zoo in Waco, Texas is expected to arrive in Fort Wayne later this month."
“It’s absolutely heartbreaking for our officers to go into a house, find a meth lab, and then see a toddler playing nearby.”