“We're using a very strong four-letter word to describe this winter, which is C-O-L-D. It's going to be very cold,” Farmers' Almanac Managing Editor Sandi Duncan told the Associated Press.
Winners Superman:  A nearly flawless copy of his comic book debut sold for $3.2 million. Comics dealers Stephen Fishler and Vincent Zurzolo submitted the  record-setting bid in the eBay auction for Action Comics No. 1, the 1938 book in which the superhero first appeared.
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.

Opinion

  • 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 and Allen County:  The African American Health Care Alliance; Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority; Fort Wayne Community and East Allen County Schools; Mayor Tom Henry; Police
  • Pence fosters deep ties to deep pockets
    The boosting of Gov. Mike Pence for president continues.
  • The disconnect between sexual culture and teen pregnancy
    Teenage pregnancy is in a decline. “I don't know that we know” why it has declined, said Dr. Deborah McMahan, the Allen County health commissioner, though, like most people who deal with teen pregnancy and its consequences, she can offer educated speculation.
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