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Student-run bakery at Ivy Tech  to open Tuesdays this spring

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Bakery at Kelty’s Kafé will open January 29 at Ivy Tech Community College Fort Wayne. As part of the Hospitality Administration program’s bakery merchandising class, students will make and sell baked goods and will each serve as bakery manager for one week. As the bakery manager, the students are

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Student-run bakery at Ivy Tech to open Tuesdays this spring

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Bakery at Kelty’s Kafé will open January 29 at Ivy Tech Community College Fort Wayne. As part of the Hospitality Administration program’s bakery merchandising class, students will make and sell baked goods and will each serve as bakery manager for one week. As the bakery manager, the students are

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Indianapolis pedestrian dies after being hit by two vehicles

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – An Indianapolis pedestrian is dead after being struck by two vehicles. Police Captain Robert Trout says it appears a woman stepped into the path of an IndyGo bus. He said the victim was walking at 34th and Dequincy Streets shortly before 7 p.m. yesterday when the incident occurred. The second vehicle

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Indiana lawmaker wants digital driver’s licenses

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – A phone could soon be as good as a wallet in Indiana. State Senator Eddie Melton is pushing a plan at the statehouse that would move the state toward digital driver’s licenses. Melton wants to allow the BMV to create an app that would store a copy of your license or

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Mayor Henry, police and fire to address Fort Wayne safety

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) Mayor Henry and other local leaders are focusing on safety a news conference Tuesday. The Mayor will welcome Police Chief Steve Reed and Fire Chief Eric Lahey to look at the ways the departments handled 2019 in Fort Wayne. The Mayor’s office also says they will highlight efforts for 2019 designed

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Woman hospitalized following house fire in Brimfield

BRIMFIELD, Ind. (ADAMS) – Officials out of Noble County say that one woman was hospitalized following a large fire Monday. At approximately 4:03 pm, multiple 911 calls came in advising of a structure fire in the 7000 block of N. Main Street in Brimfield. Upon arrival, responding units discovered a residential structure becoming rapidly involved

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Fort Wayne pre-school teacher fired for spanking toddler

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – A Fort Wayne pre-school teacher is out of a job after the school says she spanked a two-year-old in the classroom. Carepointe Academy Southwest says it fired the teacher and suspended another teacher for the spanking earlier this month. WPTA reports that the little boy’s father says there’s a surveillance

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School closing and delays

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – School closings and delays for January 22, 2019, as of 6:58 a.m. Antwerp Local Schools 2 Hour Delay Blackford County Schools 2 Hour Delay Bluffton-Harrison MSD 2 Hour Delay Celina City Schools and I.C. 2 Hour Delay Crestview Local Schools 2 Hour Delay DeKalb County Central Schools 2 Hour Delay

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Water main break causes tricky travel on W. Jefferson

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – A water main break turned the road in front of Jefferson Pointe into a sheet of ice Monday night and created tricky travel for Tuesday’s morning commute. It happened around 9 p.m. on West Jefferson at Apple Glen Blvd. Initially, two lanes of W. Jefferson had to be closed while

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Indiana December unemployment report released

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana’s unemployment numbers for December have been released. The state rate stands at 3.6 percent for December and remains lower than the national rate of 3.9 percent. With the exception of one month when it was equal (October 2014), Indiana’s unemployment rate now has been below the U.S. rate for more

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Police ask for help in finding rape suspect

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Fort Wayne Police are asking for the public’s help to find a rape suspect. New DNA technology allowed detectives to gather a sketch likeness of the man. Detectives working on three sexual assault investigations that have occurred over a two-year time-frame spanning from September 2015 to May 2017 in southeast

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‘Winter Storm Warning’ issued

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Another round of winter weather is in the forecast for Northeastern Indiana. The National Weather Service put out a “Hazardous Weather Outlook” is for northern Indiana, southwest Michigan, and northwest Ohio. The NWS posted the following: “…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST /3 AM CST/ TO 7

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Noblesville church offers help to furloughed federal workers

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (ADAMS) – One Indiana church is offering some help to federal workers who are not being paid because of the partial government shutdown. Grace Church in Noblesville said over the weekend that it is opening its food pantry to anyone who has missed their government payday. The church says it’s also opening its

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Suspended Catholic school counselor speaks at women’s march

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – A guidance counselor suspended from an Indianapolis Catholic school for being in a same-sex marriage is speaking out. Shelly Fitzgerald made a call for action at the Women’s March in downtown Indy on Saturday. It was the third march of its kind, with the first happening shortly after President Trump’s inauguration in

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Northern Indiana man dead after ice fishing drowning

HAMILTON, Ind. (ADAMS) – Conservation police say a northern Indiana man likely drowned while ice fishing over the weekend. Officers found 45-year-old Robert Penland’s body Saturday morning, not long after they found his empty ice fishing sled. Investigators say he likely fell through the ice at Terry Lake in DeKalb County. Penland’s brother says he’s

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Northern Indiana man dead after ice fishing drowning

HAMILTON, Ind. (ADAMS) – Conservation police say a northern Indiana man likely drowned while ice fishing over the weekend. Officers found 45-year-old Robert Penland’s body Saturday morning, not long after they found his empty ice fishing sled. Investigators say he likely fell through the ice at Terry Lake in DeKalb County. Penland’s brother says he’s

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Muncie man arrested after fleeing police with a child in the car

MUNCIE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana State Police say a Muncie man was arrested Friday evening after he refused to stop for a traffic violation and led police on a pursuit through Muncie with a child in his car. The events started around 7:15 p.m. last evening, 1/18, when Trooper Lee Tinch clocked a white Buick

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ARCH Inc. announces free lecture series 2019

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The ARCH Inc. announced it’s lecture series, kicking off in January with a visit to the Great Alleys of Fort Wayne. Its four following monthly installments through May cover topics ranging from a then-and-now look at Fort Wayne history to a look at the future of preservation work in our

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ARCH Inc. announces free lecture series 2019

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The ARCH Inc. announced it’s lecture series, kicking off in January with a visit to the Great Alleys of Fort Wayne. Its four following monthly installments through May cover topics ranging from a then-and-now look at Fort Wayne history to a look at the future of preservation work in our

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Elkhart County looking to add buggy lanes

GOSHEN, Ind. (ADAMS) – There could soon be new lanes on the highway in northern Indiana. Elkhart County leaders say they’re looking to add buggy lanes to State Routes 19 and 119 near Wakarusa. There’s a large Amish population in the area, and leaders say they need to widen the highway to make room for

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Notre Dame to cover Columbus murals

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (ADAMS) – Notre Dame University is looking to cover its Christopher Columbus paintings. The school’s president made the announcement yesterday. President Reverend John Jenkins said the world had a different view of Columbus back in the 19th century when the murals were painted. Jenkins says the modern view of Columbus, and what

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USF to hold public commemoration on MLK Day

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – USF officials say that in the eyes and actions of University of Saint Francis students, faculty and staff, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday is “A Day On, Not a Day Off.” Community members are invited to join in the active commitment to unity and service, including the

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USF to hold public commemoration on MLK Day

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – USF officials say that in the eyes and actions of University of Saint Francis students, faculty and staff, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday is “A Day On, Not a Day Off.” Community members are invited to join in the active commitment to unity and service, including the

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Arts United Awards to be held Saturday

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – On January 19, 2019, Arts United hosts the 2019 Arts United Awards. This year, a keynote speech will be made by Patti Hays, Chief Executive Officer of AWS Foundation, featuring a special announcement and presentation from the organization. The Arts United Awards celebrate individuals and organizations that are making significant

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City Utilities: Protect your water meter and pipes

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – As temperatures drop to single digits, City Utilities is reminding customers that pipes and water meters can freeze causing significant damage and costly repairs. A small trickle of lukewarm water can help protect your water meter and pipes during cold temperatures. The flow should be about the diameter of a

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Mayor announces shelter services, winter weather preparedness

  FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Mayor Tom Henry announced Friday that with leadership and help from the City of Fort Wayne’s Office of Housing and Neighborhood Services, $10,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding will go toward efforts to help provide overnight accommodations for homeless single women. With temperatures and wind chills expected

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City says crews are ready for snow

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Ahead of Saturday’s predicted snowfall, the city says it is ready. City officials report that four thousand tons of salt were ordered and delivered to the Fort Wayne Street Department this week as drivers prepare for a weekend of plowing and salting roads. Crews are prepared to plow around the

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FWPD asks for help to find robbery suspect

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Fort Wayne police have asked for the public’s help to find a man who held up a bank last month. Police say the suspect robbed the Chase Bank located at 204 E. Pettit Ave. on December 18, 2018 at 10:54 A.M. If anyone recognizes the suspect they are asked to

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City Utilities: Protect your water meter and pipes

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – As temperatures drop to single digits, City Utilities is reminding customers that pipes and water meters can freeze causing significant damage and costly repairs. A small trickle of lukewarm water can help protect your water meter and pipes during cold temperatures. The flow should be about the diameter of a

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Claypool woman arrested on child pornography charges

KOSCIUSKO CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – A search warrant was served on the morning of January 17, 2019, that ended with the arrest of a Claypool woman on several charges. Detective Eric Fields, a member of the Indiana State Police Crimes Against Children Task Force, began an investigation several months ago after receiving a tip from

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Claypool woman arrested on child pornography charges

KOSCIUSKO CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – A search warrant was served on the morning of January 17, 2019, that ended with the arrest of a Claypool woman on several charges. Detective Eric Fields, a member of the Indiana State Police Crimes Against Children Task Force, began an investigation several months ago after receiving a tip from

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Claypool woman arrested on child pornography charges

KOSCIUSKO CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – A search warrant was served on the morning of January 17, 2019, that ended with the arrest of a Claypool woman on several charges. Detective Eric Fields, a member of the Indiana State Police Crimes Against Children Task Force, began an investigation several months ago after receiving a tip from

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Police search for man wanted after he “brutally” beat his wife

CELINA, Ohio (ADAMS) – Police out of Celina are looking for a violent offender they say is currently at large. Officials say that just before 1 a.m. Friday, officers responded to a report of domestic violence at 125 N. Enterprise St. Upon arrival officers found 38-year-old Jessica Mullins badly beaten. An adult child was with

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Police search for man wanted after he “brutally” beat his wife

CELINA, Ohio (ADAMS) – Police out of Celina are looking for a violent offender they say is currently at large. Officials say that just before 1 a.m. Friday, officers responded to a report of domestic violence at 125 N. Enterprise St. Upon arrival officers found 38-year-old Jessica Mullins badly beaten. An adult child was with

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Animal Care & Control: Protect your pets from frigid temperatures

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – With frigid temperatures in the upcoming forecast, Animal Care & Control is urging pet owners to take precautions and plan ahead. A new Fort Wayne City ordinance requires animals be brought into a temperature controlled structure when temperatures dip below 10 degrees and/or when a wind chill warning has been

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Animal Care & Control: Protect your pets from frigid temperatures

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – With frigid temperatures in the upcoming forecast, Animal Care & Control is urging pet owners to take precautions and plan ahead. A new Fort Wayne City ordinance requires animals be brought into a temperature controlled structure when temperatures dip below 10 degrees and/or when a wind chill warning has been

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Teenager injured in DeKalb County rollover crash

DEKALB CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – Two teenagers were involved in a rollover crash in DeKalb County early Friday morning. 16-year-old Colben D. Steury of Butler was heading eastbound on SR 8 in a Ram1500 just before 12:30 a.m. He told officers he struck something and lost control of his truck on the ice-covered roadway. The

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Ossian man charged in death of girlfriend’s daughter

OSSIAN, Ind. (ADAMS) – Investigators in Ossian say it looks like a northern Indiana man hit his girlfriend’s 18-month-old daughter in the head so hard, it killed her. Prosecutors in Wells County moved ahead with murder charges yesterday against 26-year-old Brent Scheiber. Police say the evidence shows that 18-month-old Kamryn Price died of a massive

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Lawmaker pitches high school sports drug tests

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) –  One lawmaker in Indianapolis wants to see high school athletes in the state take a drug test. Republican state Senator Jean Leising says there are a number of parents who agree that a drug test should be required for student-athletes. But the head of the Indiana High School Athletic Association, which

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Teenager injured in DeKalb County rollover crash

DEKALB CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – Two teenagers were involved in a rollover crash in DeKalb County early Friday morning. 16-year-old Colben D. Steury of Butler was heading eastbound on SR 8 in a Ram1500 just before 12:30 a.m. He told officers he struck something and lost control of his truck on the ice-covered roadway. The

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TinCaps 2019 promotional schedule released

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – As the Fort Wayne TinCaps gear up for Opening Night 2019 at Parkview Field on Thursday, April 4, fans now can look forward to the team’s promotional schedule, which was unveiled Thursday. The TinCaps once again will be leading the way in Minor League Baseball with 30 Postgame Fireworks Nights. The team

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TinCaps 2019 promotional schedule released

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – As the Fort Wayne TinCaps gear up for Opening Night 2019 at Parkview Field on Thursday, April 4, fans now can look forward to the team’s promotional schedule, which was unveiled Thursday. The TinCaps once again will be leading the way in Minor League Baseball with 30 Postgame Fireworks Nights. The team

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Winter brings high numbers of men to The Rescue Mission

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – More than 150 men have been seeking shelter consistently each night at The Rescue Mission (301 W. Superior Street). Rescue Mission Director of Emergency Services and Community Outreach, Sharon Gerig, said these are some of the highest numbers she’s ever seen. “We always expect to be crowded this time of

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Pursuit leads to an arrest on I-65

  TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana State Police say one man is under arrest after a pursuit Wednesday at approximately 6:40 p.m. on I-65 northbound near the 174-mile marker (that is about one mile south of the SR 25/175 exit) a trooper was monitoring the traffic flow and spotted a speeding vehicle which he

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Winter brings high numbers of men to The Rescue Mission

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – More than 150 men have been seeking shelter consistently each night at The Rescue Mission (301 W. Superior Street). Rescue Mission Director of Emergency Services and Community Outreach, Sharon Gerig, said these are some of the highest numbers she’s ever seen. “We always expect to be crowded this time of

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Police ask for help in finding rape suspect

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Fort Wayne Police are asking for the public’s help to find a rape suspect. New DNA technology allowed detectives to gather a sketch likeness of the man. Detectives working on three sexual assault investigations that have occurred over a two-year time-frame spanning from September 2015 to May 2017 in southeast

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Ossian man charged in death of girlfriend’s daughter

OSSIAN, Ind. (ADAMS) – Investigators in Ossian say it looks like a northern Indiana man hit his girlfriend’s 18-month-old daughter in the head so hard, it killed her. Prosecutors in Wells County moved ahead with murder charges yesterday against 26-year-old Brent Scheiber. Police say the evidence shows that 18-month-old Kamryn Price died of a massive

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Indiana could see pet abuse registry

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana could soon have an online registry for animal abusers. State Senator J.D. Ford (D-Indianapolis) says his plan would model the registry after Indiana’s sex offender registry.  Ford says anyone convicted of animal abuse, neglect, or cruelty could end up on the list.  He says the goal is to make sure

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Health officials warn of respiratory virus hitting Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Local doctors and health officials are warning about a respiratory virus hitting many in the Summit City that could be dangerous, especially for infants. Representatives from Parkview Physicians Group joined this week with doctors from Lutheran Health Network and the Allen County Health Department to put out the warning to

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Mayor announces shelter services, winter weather preparedness

  FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Mayor Tom Henry announced Friday that with leadership and help from the City of Fort Wayne’s Office of Housing and Neighborhood Services, $10,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding will go toward efforts to help provide overnight accommodations for homeless single women. With temperatures and wind chills expected

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Abandoned vehicles to be towed as inclement weather approaches

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Indiana State Police in Fort Wayne will begin clearing abandoned vehicles from State, Interstate and U.S. Highways in advance of the approaching weather system forecast for this weekend. Contrary to the usual practice of tagging abandoned vehicles for 24 or 72 hours all abandoned vehicles are being towed. These

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Today is ‘Addison Agen Day’ in Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – She has sold out the Embassy Theatre twice after singing her way to national stardom on NBC’s ‘The Voice’ and last year Mayor Tom Henry declared January 17th as ‘Addison Agen Day’ in the city of Fort Wayne. THE VOICE — Season:13 — Pictured: Addison Agen — (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC)

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Abandoned vehicles to be towed as inclement weather approaches

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Indiana State Police in Fort Wayne will begin clearing abandoned vehicles from State, Interstate and U.S. Highways in advance of the approaching weather system forecast for this weekend. Contrary to the usual practice of tagging abandoned vehicles for 24 or 72 hours all abandoned vehicles are being towed. These

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Today is ‘Addison Agen Day’ in Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – She has sold out the Embassy Theatre twice after singing her way to national stardom on NBC’s ‘The Voice’ and last year Mayor Tom Henry declared January 17th as ‘Addison Agen Day’ in the city of Fort Wayne. THE VOICE — Season:13 — Pictured: Addison Agen — (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC)

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Mayor Henry proclaims Intestinal Malrotation Awareness Day

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Mayor Tom Henry Tuesday visited Westview Alliance Church in southwest Fort Wayne and proclaimed Jan. 15 as Intestinal Malrotation Awareness Day in the City of Fort Wayne. Mayor Henry was joined by Mary Rasor and Andy Brown. Mary and Andy lost their infant daughter, Mya Nicole Brown, last year to

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Postal Service asks customers to clear snow and ice

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Freezing temperatures, snow, and ice over signal that winter will be with us for a while. The U.S. Postal Service is asking customers to please help our letter carriers deliver mail safely by clearing snow and ice from sidewalks, stairs, and mailboxes. “Snow and ice make delivery dangerous and slow,” said

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Long-standing community recycling service improves access

ALLEN CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – The Allen County Department of Environmental Management says it is expanding and improving access for recycling sites throughout the county. It has changed the schedule for Community Recycling Drop-off Sites with new hours for the five dropoff sites. Attendants will be Tuesdays-Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. These five sites

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INDOT Kicks off 2019 Paint the Plow Campaign

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces the kick off of its 2019 Paint the Plow campaign, a community outreach program designed to promote safety and awareness of INDOT’s Winter Operations all year long. Each INDOT District invites art classes/programs from middle and high schools to paint an INDOT snow plow blade

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Long-standing community recycling service improves access

ALLEN CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – The Allen County Department of Environmental Management says it is expanding and improving access for recycling sites throughout the county. It has changed the schedule for Community Recycling Drop-off Sites with new hours for the five dropoff sites. Attendants will be Tuesdays-Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. These five sites

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Sweetwater announces another record-setting year

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Sweetwater says it experienced another record-setting year in terms of sales growth and job creation. Total sales in 2018 were $725 million, up 17% from $619 million in 2017, which was also a record-breaking year. Sweetwater’s annual total sales increases have ranged from 17% to 28% every year since 2010.

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Busiest weekend of the year for Fort Wayne visitors

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Although it’s during the seemingly slow month of January, Visit Fort Wayne says the first holiday weekend of the year is actually one of the busiest times for the city’s visitor industry. Softball, volleyball, basketball and musical performances will bring in thousands of visitors over the long weekend. This January

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Sweetwater announces another record-setting year

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Sweetwater says it experienced another record-setting year in terms of sales growth and job creation. Total sales in 2018 were $725 million, up 17% from $619 million in 2017, which was also a record-breaking year. Sweetwater’s annual total sales increases have ranged from 17% to 28% every year since 2010.

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Busiest weekend of the year for Fort Wayne visitors

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Although it’s during the seemingly slow month of January, Visit Fort Wayne says the first holiday weekend of the year is actually one of the busiest times for the city’s visitor industry. Softball, volleyball, basketball and musical performances will bring in thousands of visitors over the long weekend. This January

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Search warrant of known gang house yields guns and drugs

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Fort Wayne police served a warrant at a home Tuesday evening after an ongoing investigation into gang activity there. Just after 10 p.m., Detectives with the Gang & Violent Crimes Unit, using EST, executed a search warrant at 3302 Mckinnie Ave. This address is a known criminal street gang (Mafia

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City offices to be closed on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The City of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21 in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. City officials say garbage and recycling collection will not be affected and will remain on schedule. The City will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, Jan. 22.

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FWCS Lottery to be held Friday

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Fort Wayne Community Schools lottery for all grade levels will be held Friday, Jan. 18, at the Family and Community Engagement Center, 230 E. Douglas Ave. The lottery is for those who applied to a magnet school, high school Program of Study or a school other than a child’s

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City offices to be closed on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The City of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21 in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. City officials say garbage and recycling collection will not be affected and will remain on schedule. The City will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, Jan. 22.

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Hoosier health officials emphasize ways to prevent birth defects

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) ―The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is joining with leading prenatal health organizations during National Birth Defects Prevention Month in January to increase awareness of five critical tips to reduce the chances of having a baby with a birth defect. Reducing Indiana’s infant mortality rate is a top priority for ISDH

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FWCS Lottery to be held Friday

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Fort Wayne Community Schools lottery for all grade levels will be held Friday, Jan. 18, at the Family and Community Engagement Center, 230 E. Douglas Ave. The lottery is for those who applied to a magnet school, high school Program of Study or a school other than a child’s

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Death row inmate suing Indiana, seeks to stop capital punishment

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – A death row inmate is suing the state in an attempt to stop executions from being performed. Roy Lee Ward is seeking an injunction to stop capital punishment and a court ruling saying it violates Indiana’s constitution. The 46-year-old was sentenced to death in 2007 for the 2001 rape and murder

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TinCaps 2019 individual game tickets on sale Feb. 13

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Tickets to individual games for the 2019 Fort Wayne TinCaps season at Parkview Field are set to go on sale Wednesday, Feb. 13, beginning at 8 a.m. Fans can purchase their tickets in person at Parkview Field, by calling 260-482-6400, and at TinCapsTickets.com. For fans that purchase tickets at Parkview Field between 8-10 a.m.

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TinCaps 2019 individual game tickets on sale Feb. 13

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Tickets to individual games for the 2019 Fort Wayne TinCaps season at Parkview Field are set to go on sale Wednesday, Feb. 13, beginning at 8 a.m. Fans can purchase their tickets in person at Parkview Field, by calling 260-482-6400, and at TinCapsTickets.com. For fans that purchase tickets at Parkview Field between 8-10 a.m.

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Globetrotters offer free tickets to furloughed federal employees

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Here’s a perk for federal workers who aren’t on the job. The Harlem Globetrotters say any furloughed federal employee can get two free tickets to any of their games in Indiana this month. The Globetrotters made the announcement yesterday that the free ticket offer starts with Thursday’s game in St. Leon

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Today is ‘Addison Agen Day’ in Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – She has sold out the Embassy Theatre twice after singing her way to national stardom on NBC’s ‘The Voice’ and last year Mayor Tom Henry declared January 17th as ‘Addison Agen Day’ in the city of Fort Wayne. THE VOICE — Season:13 — Pictured: Addison Agen — (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC)

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House Speaker Brian Bosma lays out legislative agenda

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana lawmakers are laying out the priorities for the legislative season. Republican House Speaker Brian Bosma says they’re focusing on Hoosier youth and educators. Bosma says school funding and improving teacher pay are two other top priorities in the agenda. The state is trying to attract and retain teachers with several

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Traffic stop yields arrest of habitual drug offender in Mercer Co

Tyler Weitz MERCER CO., Ohio (ADAMS) – The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department says one man is now facing charges after a traffic stop Monday. Tyler Weitz was apprehended during the stop in Celina on January 14th. Mr. Weitz, age 32, Celina, was inside of the vehicle that was stopped by Sheriff’s Deputies at the request

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Ivy Tech announces spring schedule for dinner series

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Special Cuisine and Classical French Cuisine classes at Ivy Tech Community College Fort Wayne have released the dinner series schedules for the spring semester. Students in the classes take turns preparing and serving world-cuisine themed meals for class credit in a project-based learning experience. The culinary students rotate through

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Traffic stop yields arrest of habitual drug offender in Mercer Co

Tyler Weitz MERCER CO., Ohio (ADAMS) – The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department says one man is now facing charges after a traffic stop Monday. Tyler Weitz was apprehended during the stop in Celina on January 14th. Mr. Weitz, age 32, Celina, was inside of the vehicle that was stopped by Sheriff’s Deputies at the request

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19 Rural communities to receive $10M throughout Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs announced that 19 rural communities received more than $10.8 million in federal grant funding. “It is important we are recognizing the impact rural communities have on our economic future. We must continue to ensure they are working to complete much-needed projects,” Crouch said. “There

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Ivy Tech announces spring schedule for dinner series

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Special Cuisine and Classical French Cuisine classes at Ivy Tech Community College Fort Wayne have released the dinner series schedules for the spring semester. Students in the classes take turns preparing and serving world-cuisine themed meals for class credit in a project-based learning experience. The culinary students rotate through

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Off duty trooper captures wanted suspect

ELWOOD, Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana State Police say that a wanted man was arrested Tuesday after a break-in near an officer’s home. Pendleton Trooper Chris Noone was off duty at his home in Elwood yesterday (1/15) when a neighbor came to his door about 2:30 p.m. saying their home had been burglarized. They had called

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Holcomb gives State of the State address, talks hate crimes law

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Governor Holcomb wants Indiana to have a hate crimes law. That was one of the focuses of his third State of the State address Tuesday night. Specifically, he says the state needs a law that brings enhanced charges against those fueled by biases over race, religion, and sexual orientation. Holcomb also

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Search warrant of known gang house yields guns and drugs

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Fort Wayne police served a warrant at a home Tuesday evening after an ongoing investigation into gang activity there. Just after 10 p.m., Detectives with the Gang & Violent Crimes Unit, using EST, executed a search warrant at 3302 Mckinnie Ave. This address is a known criminal street gang (Mafia

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FWPD suspends choke hold after two officers injured

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Fort Wayne Police are suspending the use of a certain kind of choke hold after two officers went to the hospital after having it used on them. The order came down yesterday. Assistant Chief Karl Niblick wrote officers to say that the Lateral Vascular Neck Restraint should only be used

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Man rescued after falling into freezing DeKalb County pond

DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (ADAMS) — A man was rescued from a pond after he fell through while ice fishing. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department says their deputies responded to the 2200 block of County Road 23. When they arrived, Deputy Ben Browand found Randall Deetz in the middle of the pond submerged in water up

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Arrests made during raid of home used by the “C’s” street gang

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Fort Wayne police served a warrant at a home Tuesday evening after an ongoing investigation into gang activity there. Just before 6 p.m., the Gang & Violent Crimes Unit (using EST) executed the search warrant at 4216 Plaza Dr. This was the result of an investigation regarding tips, surveillance, traffic

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Mayor Henry proclaims Intestinal Malrotation Awareness Day

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Mayor Tom Henry Tuesday visited Westview Alliance Church in southwest Fort Wayne and proclaimed Jan. 15 as Intestinal Malrotation Awareness Day in the City of Fort Wayne. Mayor Henry was joined by Mary Rasor and Andy Brown. Mary and Andy lost their infant daughter, Mya Nicole Brown, last year to

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Another round of winter weather could be heading our way…

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Another round of winter weather could be hitting Northeastern Indiana. The National Weather Service put out a “Hazardous Weather Outlook” is for northern Indiana, southwest Michigan, and northwest Ohio calling for freezing drizzle throughout the day Tuesday. A glaze of ice will be possible on roadways and sidewalks. A light

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Fort Wayne man wins $4 million on Mega Millions

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – A Fort Wayne man who chose his own Mega Millions numbers won a $4 million prize. The man won on a ticket he purchased at Kroger, 1125 W. State Blvd., Fort Wayne. The ticket was for the Dec. 14, 2018 drawing, and the man came forward in January to claim the

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Ohio, Indiana part of multi-state human trafficking initiative

COLUMBUS, Ohio (ADAMS) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is collaborating with the Illinois State Police, Indiana State Police, Michigan State Police and Truckers Against Trafficking to raise awareness about human trafficking. The initiative began today and will continue through January 18. The goal is to train and educate those who are in a position

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Ohio, Indiana part of multi-state human trafficking initiative

COLUMBUS, Ohio (ADAMS) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is collaborating with the Illinois State Police, Indiana State Police, Michigan State Police and Truckers Against Trafficking to raise awareness about human trafficking. The initiative began today and will continue through January 18. The goal is to train and educate those who are in a position

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Boil warning continues in Wolcottville following structure fire

WOLCOTTVILLE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Residents in Wolcottville are under a boil water advisory following a large fire Saturday night. The RV and Home Improvement Surplus store on Main Street caught fire, sending crews scrambling to battle the blaze under the freezing temperatures, ice, and snow. It took hours to put out the fire in the

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Noblesville PD goes viral with hilarious and heartwarming video

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Officers in Noblesville are going viral after posting a heartwarming video on the department’s Facebook page. The Police Department posted that officers were called to kids sled riding in dangerous conditions. However, when they checked it out – they determined that not only was the hill safe but also a heck

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Fort Wayne native to appear on Wheel of Fortune

Danielle Frecker FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Another Fort Wayne native will be in the national spotlight. Danielle Frecker will appear on an upcoming episode of Wheel of Fortune on CBS (WANE-TV), January 24. The Concordia graduate took to social media to make the cheerful announcement saying in part, “Now that I can officially say

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Lawmakers give preliminary okay to new elder abuse registry

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – There could soon be a list of people convicted of abusing the elderly in Indiana. Lawmakers in Indianapolis yesterday gave their first okay to a plan that would create an online Elder Abuse Registry. It would work similar to the sex offender registry in that a conviction for certain crimes would

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Fort Wayne man wins $4 million on Mega Millions

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – A Fort Wayne man who chose his own Mega Millions numbers won a $4 million prize. The man won on a ticket he purchased at Kroger, 1125 W. State Blvd., Fort Wayne. The ticket was for the Dec. 14, 2018 drawing, and the man came forward in January to claim the

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Governor Holcomb to deliver the ‘State of the State’

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana’ governor is ready to unveil his vision for the state for the next year. Governor Eric Holcomb will deliver his State of the State speech tonight at 7 p.m. The Governor has already talked about spending more money on child welfare and public schools. The governor says his speech will

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Indiana steps up efforts to fight food insecurity during shutdown

MARY KUHLMAN INDIANAPOLIS, IND. (INS) – With the federal government shutdown in its fourth week, state and federal leaders, along with hunger-fighting groups, are working to ensure struggling Hoosiers are able to put food on the table. The new sign for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) “We Welcome SNAP Benefits”. USDA photo 10di1363-15 Under

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Delphi investigators aware of similarities Union City suspect

Charles Eldridge (Randolph County) DELPHI, Ind. (ADAMS) – Investigators in the Delphi murder case say they know that a man arrested on molestation charges in Union City looks like the picture of their suspect. But investigators are telling people not to jump to any conclusions. People started flooding police with comments after 46-year-old Charles Eldridge’s

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Fort Wayne Police close 15-year-old cold case

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Fort Wayne Police are closing the book on a 15-year-old murder. Investigators say the suspect in Joshua Salyer’s 2003 shooting death has died. Officers say Salyer died after being shot over a 30 dollar debt just three days before Thanksgiving. Police say Lawton Carter Jr. was considered a suspect for

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Silver Alert issued for missing Delaware County man

DELAWARE CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the disappearance of Michael G. Keller, a 70 year old white male, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 205 pounds, gray hair with blue eyes, last seen wearing a royal blue and gold Delta High School letterman’s jacket, a gray t-shirt, blue jeans, tan

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Indiana FSSA: February food stamps to be issued this week

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Those on food stamps in Indiana should get their next round of benefits before the end of the week. The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, which manages the SNAP program in the state, said the USDA is releasing benefits early because of the partial government shutdown. But the FSSA is

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Hoosier history highlights

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – The state of Indiana is rich in history. Did you know the following things happened the week throughout the Hoosier state? The Indiana Department of Administration compiled a list of notable events in this week’s Hoosier History Highlights. Indiana Quick Quiz 1. In what Indiana city will you find the Vice

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Traffic stop yields meth, pills, and a pistol on I-70

HENRY CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana State Police say a Monday night traffic stop on I-70 for an equipment violation landed two men in jail on felony drug dealing charges. Around 11:30 p.m. Trooper J.T. Burns was sitting in the median of I-70 around the 116-mile marker when he saw an eastbound Chevy Impala drive

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Applications now open for Indiana Quick Impact Placebased Grants

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs announced that the Quick Impact Placebased Grant Program, a matching grant program designed to fund creative projects that spark community-wide conversations, is open for applications. “This grant allows for communities to be innovative and creative when transforming a gathering place or bring energy

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‘Talk to a Lawyer’ event offers free legal help Monday

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Volunteer Lawyer Program of Northeast Indiana in conjunction with the Indiana State Bar Association will sponsor “Talk to a Lawyer Today,” a program to provide free legal consultations for those who cannot afford counsel. The program will be Monday, January 21, 2019, as an annual tribute to Dr. Martin

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‘Talk to a Lawyer’ event offers free legal help Monday

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Volunteer Lawyer Program of Northeast Indiana in conjunction with the Indiana State Bar Association will sponsor “Talk to a Lawyer Today,” a program to provide free legal consultations for those who cannot afford counsel. The program will be Monday, January 21, 2019, as an annual tribute to Dr. Martin

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Fort Wayne man arrested in New York road rage incident

Chad Rickard (New York State Police) LIVERPOOL, N.Y., (ADAMS) – Police in New York say a Fort Wayne man pulled a gun on another driver as they were driving across that state last week. Troopers arrested 30-year-old Chad Rickard from Fort Wayne on Friday. Authorities say he pointed a gun at another driver in a

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DeKalb County man wanted on multiple felony offenses arrested

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana State Police say that a wanted man from DeKalb County was apprehended Thursday. Just before 3:30 p.m. detectives located Timothy Johnson, 27, of Garrett, Indiana who was wanted on an active warrant for multiple felony offenses. When Detectives conducted a traffic stop, Johnson pulled over and fled on foot into

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Fort Wayne man arrested in New York road rage incident

Chad Rickard (New York State Police) LIVERPOOL, N.Y., (ADAMS) – Police in New York say a Fort Wayne man pulled a gun on another driver as they were driving across that state last week. Troopers arrested 30-year-old Chad Rickard from Fort Wayne on Friday. Authorities say he pointed a gun at another driver in a

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USPS passport services still available during shutdown

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. (ADAMS) – The U.S. Postal Service in Indiana says that passport facilities will continue to provide services as normal during the federal government shutdown. The U.S. State Department is still processing passport applications, the agency announced last week. Processing times remain 4-6 weeks for routine service and 2-3 weeks for expedited service. Passport

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DeKalb County man wanted on multiple felony offenses arrested

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana State Police say that a wanted man from DeKalb County was apprehended Thursday. Just before 3:30 p.m. detectives located Timothy Johnson, 27, of Garrett, Indiana who was wanted on an active warrant for multiple felony offenses. When Detectives conducted a traffic stop, Johnson pulled over and fled on foot into

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Winter weather forces full yellow truck deployment by INDOT 

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Indiana Department of Transportation put out a full call-out of #YellowTrucks in northeast Indiana to battle the snow over the weekend. The Fort Wayne District, servicing 17 counties in Northeast Indiana, had crews working 12-hour shifts to clear and treat the roadways. They also reminded motorists of the best

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Winter weather forces full yellow truck deployment by INDOT 

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Indiana Department of Transportation put out a full call-out of #YellowTrucks in northeast Indiana to battle the snow over the weekend. The Fort Wayne District, servicing 17 counties in Northeast Indiana, had crews working 12-hour shifts to clear and treat the roadways. They also reminded motorists of the best

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University of Saint Francis announces Spring Lecture Series

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The University of Saint Francis announced four speakers and topics for the Philosophy/Theology Spring Lecture Series. The lectures and their dates and times: “What is Truth? The Christian Nature of Reality” by Dr. T. Alexander Giltner, assistant professor of theology, at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 31. “Faith, Reform, and Mission When

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University of Saint Francis announces Spring Lecture Series

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The University of Saint Francis announced four speakers and topics for the Philosophy/Theology Spring Lecture Series. The lectures and their dates and times: “What is Truth? The Christian Nature of Reality” by Dr. T. Alexander Giltner, assistant professor of theology, at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 31. “Faith, Reform, and Mission When

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ISP looking for a regional dispatcher in Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Indiana State Police is accepting applications for a Regional Dispatcher at the Fort Wayne Post to staff the Regional Dispatch Center which operates out of that facility. Successful applicants must be able to receive, record, disseminate and accurately dispatch information to police personnel, other law enforcement agencies, and other

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ISP looking for a regional dispatcher in Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Indiana State Police is accepting applications for a Regional Dispatcher at the Fort Wayne Post to staff the Regional Dispatch Center which operates out of that facility. Successful applicants must be able to receive, record, disseminate and accurately dispatch information to police personnel, other law enforcement agencies, and other

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Noblesville PD goes viral with hilarious and heartwarming video

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Officers in Noblesville are going viral after posting a heartwarming video on the department’s Facebook page. The Police Department posted that officers were called to kids sled riding in dangerous conditions. However, when they checked it out – they determined that not only was the hill safe but also a heck

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4 behind bars after search for wanted person in LaGrange Co

LAGRANGE CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – Officials out of LaGrange County say that four people are behind bars after the search of a home where a wanted suspect was reported. On Thursday, just before 1 p.m., the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was notified that Wanted Person Jeremy W Tuttle was located at 11990 E 600 S,

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4 behind bars after search for wanted person in LaGrange Co

LAGRANGE CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – Officials out of LaGrange County say that four people are behind bars after the search of a home where a wanted suspect was reported. On Thursday, just before 1 p.m., the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was notified that Wanted Person Jeremy W Tuttle was located at 11990 E 600 S,

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Fort Wayne native to appear on Wheel of Fortune

Danielle Frecker FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Another Fort Wayne native will be in the national spotlight. Danielle Frecker will appear on an upcoming episode of Wheel of Fortune on CBS (WANE-TV), January 24. The Concordia graduate took to social media to make the cheerful announcement saying in part, “Now that I can officially say

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Structure fire forces boil warning in Wolcottville

WOLCOTTVILLE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Residents in Wolcottville are under a boil water advisory following a large fire Saturday night. The RV and Home Improvement Surplus store on Main Street caught fire, sending crews scrambling to battle the blaze under the freezing temperatures, ice, and snow. It took hours to put out the fire in the

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One man left critical after stabbing

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Local police say one man is in critical condition after being stabbed Saturday. Just before 10:30, officers responded to the 1200 block of St. Joseph Blvd. reference a stabbing investigation. Officers arrived on scene and located an adult male victim inside a residence. The victim was conscious and appeared to

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FWPD searching for bank robbery suspect

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Fort Wayne Police are on the hunt for a robbery suspect. Officials say he held up the Flagstar Bank in the 900 block of West State Friday afternoon around 4 p.m. Initial information Officers received while responding was that a black male had produced a note and handed it to

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Mayor Henry honors Bud and Jean Mendenhall’s work in Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Mayor Tom Henry today welcomed Bud and Jean Mendenhall as guests to the Mayor’s office and proclaimed Thursday, Jan. 10 as Bud and Jean Mendenhall Day in the City of Fort Wayne. The Mendenhall’s have been neighborhood leaders and community advocates for more than 30 years. They recently announced their

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State settles with Fiat Chrysler over environmental improprieties

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Attorney General Curtis Hill announced that Indiana, as a member of a coalition of states, has reached landmark settlements with Fiat Chrysler and supplier Robert Bosch. These settlements provide for combined civil-penalty payments of approximately $2.5 million to Indiana and more than $171 million to 52 jurisdictions nationwide. Bosch supplied and

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Old Dominion postpones February show at the Coliseum

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Acclaimed country band Old Dominion have postponed their show at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, February 16. The postponement is due to frontman Matthew Ramsey needing leg surgery that could not be delayed. The new show date is Thursday, May 2. Old Dominion frontman Matthew Ramsey said

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‘Signing Day’ for FWCS graphic design, IT students

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Several students completing the Graphic Design, IT and Welding at FWCS’ Career Academy are participating in ‘signing day’ Friday. Twelve students from Graphic Design, Information Technology and Welding programs will be recognized as they sign with the following companies: SDI, Sweetwater, Ash Brokerage, 3R Interactive, Region 8 ESC, Give Hear, Advanced

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Savor Fort Wayne runs through the 20th

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – It’s that time of year when the sweet smells of Fort Wayne’s finest in cuisine are on display during ‘Savor Fort Wayne’.  Starting January 9th, over 50 Fort Wayne restaurants will offer three-course, value-priced menus during the fifth annual Savor Fort Wayne. Savor will from January 9th through the 20th

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U.S. Postal Service issues first stamp of 2019

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – The U.S. Postal Service celebrates the joys of love with the latest stamp in the popular Love series, the Hearts Blossom Forever stamp. “The Love stamp is traditionally released in time for Valentine’s Day, but it can be used to deliver love for any reason in any season,” said U.S. Postal

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Padres Announce 2019 TinCaps Coaching Staff  

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) — The San Diego Padres announced the coaching staffs for their minor league affiliates for the 2019 season, and for the first time in Fort Wayne’s 27-year franchise history, the TinCaps will return their entire coaching staff from one season to the next. Anthony Contreras, 35, is set to manage the

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For the First Time – a Woman Will Officiate an NFL Playoff Game

This weekend, Sarah Thomas will become the first woman to officiate an NFL playoff game.  She’s on the crew that’s working Sunday’s divisional game between the L.A. Chargers and the New England Patriots. Of course, Sarah isn’t new.  The NFL hired her back in 2015.  She was the league’s first full-time female official . . . and before that

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Getting it on at First Sight Could Make for a Better Relationship

Here’s the hottest new first date activity, according to science:  Saying hi to each other, then GETTING-IT-ON. According to a new study out of the University of Rochester in New York, having “sex at first sight” can actually lead to a STRONGER relationship. Why?  They found that there’s more of a link between sexual attraction

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1 in 9 Women Would Dump Their Partner for More Free Time Each Day

Is your wife or girlfriend only keeping you around to do chores and make her life easier?  Apparently, there’s a 1 in 9 chance the answer is yes . . . A new survey asked women what they’d do to have a little more free time each day.  And 11% would DUMP their husband or

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Why You Should Actually Start Your New Year’s Resolution in March

We’re 11 days into the New Year, and chances are you’ve already slipped up on your New Year’s resolution, if not thrown in the towel completely. But it might be okay.  According to a psychology professor at the University of Texas at Austin, we should actually start our resolutions for 2019 on March 4th. Yeah,

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Double Dipping Versus the Five-Second Rule . . . Which Is Worse?

If you double dip a chip, you contaminate the bowl of dip with bacteria.  If you drop food on the ground, pick it up, and eat it thanks to the five-second rule, it’s also got bacteria on it.  But which of those moves is RISKIER? According to a new study by a food scientist .

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NBC News Radio – The Latest: 800,000 to miss paychecks

Hundreds of thousands of federal employees will see their first missed paycheck under the government shutdown. While Donald Trump says he is eyeing a “national emergency” to get his wall. This is the latest news. Here is Lisa Carter.

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Fort Wayne Police mourn the loss of retired K9 officer

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Fort Wayne Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its former K9 officers. Officer Gary Griffith’s partner K9 Bullet passed away this morning at approximately 08:40 Thursday. K9 Bullet was born July 3, 2006. She joined the ranks of the Fort Wayne Police K9 Unit on May

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Residents give feedback on Riverfront Fort Wayne’s next steps

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Area residents gathered at the Grand Wayne Center Thursday evening to offer their ideas for the next phases of Riverfront Fort Wayne. During the meeting, residents learned about the progress being made to design Riverfront Fort Wayne beyond Promenade Park. The next steps include creation of a comprehensive riverfront neighborhood

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Holcomb targets child welfare, education with budget increases

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana’s governor wants to spend more than a half-billion dollars more on child welfare and public education in his next state budget. Governor Eric Holcomb yesterday said he wants to increase spending at the Department of Child Services by 300 million dollars. Holcomb is also asking lawmakers for over 400 million

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DVR alert! Here’s what’s on TV this weekend

Did you know Americans watch the most TV? Of course we do – with like 300 different networks producing so many original shows it’d literally be impossible to find enough time to watch all of ’em. But we’re gonna try. According to a study, people in North America watch more TV than anyone else in the

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Fun facts and strange news

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Here are some fun facts to help get you through the day and look like the most informed person at the water cooler. – George Lucas originally wanted Tom Selleck to play Indiana Jones . . . but Selleck was already committed to “Magnum, P.I.” – “I Love Lucy” was originally sponsored by Philip Morris,

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USF to hold public commemoration on MLK Day

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – USF officials say that in the eyes and actions of University of Saint Francis students, faculty and staff, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday is “A Day On, Not a Day Off.” Community members are invited to join in the active commitment to unity and service, including the

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Health officials raise awareness of cervical cancer, prevention

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) —The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is working with partners to educate Hoosiers about prevention of cervical cancer as part of National Cervical Health Awareness Month. Each year, an average of 264 new cases of cervical cancer are diagnosed in Indiana and 88 cervical cancer-related deaths occur among Indiana women. “Cervical

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Indiana families struggling during government shutdown

MADELAINE BRAGGS   INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (NBC) – Many Indiana families are worried about paying their bills and putting food on the table during this government shutdown. Kirsten Anderson from Indianapolis says working for the U.S. Customs Service without pay makes her feel stressed in addition to unappreciated. Anderson says while her husband also has a

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Indiana Dairy Farmers: Ten percent of farms closed in 2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Dairy farmers in Indiana say 2018 was a rough year. The Indiana Dairy Producers yesterday said that about ten percent of the state’s dairy farms closed last year. The Dairy Producers’ Doug Leman says there are a lot of reasons why including that people don’t drink as much milk as they

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Columbia City woman sentenced to 60 years for killing ex-husband

WABASH, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Huntington Herald-Press reports that a Columbia City woman is heading to prison for 60 years for killing her ex-husband and shooting his new wife. A Wabash County judge yesterday sentenced 34-year-old Tiffany Chapman-Lane to six decades behind bars for the 2017 shooting that left her ex dead. Chapman-Lane pleaded guilty

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Fire destroys E. Tillman storage facility

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – While local police were busy during Wednesday’s commute, fire crews were busy battling a large fire off East Tillman. The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to the UStore at 826 E. Tillman Rd. Upon arrival, crews found one of the storage buildings with heavy fire and smoke coming from it.

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AWS Foundation plans special announcement at Arts United Awards

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – On January 19, 2019, Arts United hosts the 2019 Arts United Awards. This year, a keynote speech will be made by Patti Hays, Chief Executive Officer of AWS Foundation, featuring a special announcement and presentation from the organization. The Arts United Awards celebrate individuals and organizations that are making significant

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Coroner identifies victim in US 30 crash

NEW HAVEN, Ind. (ADAMS) – During Wednesday morning’s snowy commute there were dozens of accidents reported in Allen County. Fort Wayne police reported 33 crashes but only three injuries, none of which were serious. However, a crash in New Haven around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday claimed the life of a Michigan man. Police and EMS reported

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Rural Indiana communities recognized for collaboration

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs recognized more than 70 rural Indiana communities who collaboratively shaped and executed their vision for their communities in 2018. “By working together, these communities provided unique and impressive changes to their local parks, walkways, main streets and economic developments,” Crouch said. “In partnership

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“Beer O’Clock” Is Officially 6:31 P.M. on Friday

I kind of like the phrase “beer o’clock” . . . it’s like, “hey, it’s not MY fault I’m drinking right now, even if I didn’t want to I have to because it’s beer o’clock.” Anyway, a new study released by Founders Brewing actually figured out when beer o’clock really is.  And the consensus is

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Why You Should Never Use Mouthwash After Brushing Your Teeth

It turns out when you use your mouthwash matters. Clement Seeballuck and Professor Nicola Innes, pediatric dentists at the University of Dundee, writing in The Conversation, explain that most of the benefit one gains from brushing comes from the toothpaste used, as brushing gets rid of the plaque on your teeth, but fluoride can fix

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Would You Let Amazon Deliver Your Package Inside Your Garage?

Package swiping seems to be becoming a larger problem, and Amazon is looking for new ways to combat the issue. The company’s latest plan would involve dropping off packages inside your garage.   Amazon announced the service, called Key for Garage, at this year’s CES. Rohit Shrivastava, GM of Key by Amazon said in a

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You can now put bacon on a Big Mac, Quarter Pounder, or Fries

Have you dropped your New Year’s resolution to diet yet? Because McDonald’s is adding bacon to the menu. A press release from the fast food giant reads, “People love bacon, and they love our iconic Big Mac, fresh beef Quarter Pounder burgers and World-Famous Fries, so we had to see what would happen if we

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Every State’s Most Popular Condiment

Do you have a favorite condiment you dump on everything?  Like whether you’re having fries, salad, or wings, you’ve gotta have ranch on hand? The product-ratings website Influenster.com went through about 50,000 reviews to see which condiments Americans are currently obsessed with.  And they came up with the top condiment in all 50 states. It’s

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Four Stats That Show the World Is Becoming a Better Place

It’s easy to be a pessimist.  Almost too easy these days.  But a set of charts is going viral that shows how the world is actually becoming a better place.  Here are four stats that show how it’s happening . . .   Life expectancy continues to rise.  It’s leveled out in the U.S. and

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Someone Invented the “Pizza Fork” (and I want to thank them)

Courtesy: Kickstarter   I don’t know anyone who eats their pizza with a FORK, but I suppose those people are out there.  And now there’s a brand-new tool for them . . . and literally no one else. There’s a Kickstarter going right now for an invention called the PIZZA FORK. And basically, it’s a pizza cutter

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Motley Crue Fan Blames “Kickstart My Heart” for Speeding Ticket

Even when Canadians are busted breaking the law, they’re somehow STILL charming. Cops in Manitoba pulled over a guy for going 90 miles-per-hour, and when they asked for an explanation, he said he couldn’t help it, because “Kickstart My Heart“ by MOTLEY CRUE came on the radio. And it wasn’t B.S.  The cop knew he was telling the truth

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The latest from NBC News Radio: Trump heads to the border

President Trump will get a close look at the southern border today. The government shutdown is hitting some of America’s veterans hard while some Republicans are looking for a solution. This is the latest news. Here’s Mark Mayfield.

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Anti-smoking advocates tout new cigarette tax poll

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – The folks who want to see people in Indiana smoke less say their new poll shows a lot of support for a new cigarette tax increase. Tobacco Free Indiana yesterday said their poll shows 70 percent of people in the state are okay with a two-dollar-per-pack cigarette tax increase. Right now,

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DVR alert! Here’s what’s on TV tonight

Did you know Americans watch the most TV? Of course we do – with like 300 different networks producing so many original shows it’d literally be impossible to find enough time to watch all of ’em. But we’re gonna try. According to a study, people in North America watch more TV than anyone else in the

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There’s a lot on tap for this weekend in the Fort

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Fort Wayne is a happening place this weekend. Check out some of the coolest events in the Summit City. Here’s what’s going on: Fort Wayne Mad Ants Friday, January 11 Memorial Coliseum The Fort Wayne Mad Ants are in town versus the Erie Bayhawks this Friday. Tip-off is 7 pm for a

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Lafayette police officer shoots another officer

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (ADAMS) – A Lafayette police officer accidentally shot another officer during an investigation at an apartment on 9th Street Tuesday morning. Lieutenant Brian Phillips says Officer Lane Butler is in serious, but stable condition at a local hospital. Butler was injured when a dog attacked her and two others during their search for

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Indiana joins $1.5M Neiman Marcus settlement in 2013 data breach

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Office of Indiana’s Attorney General announced that the Neiman Marcus Group LLC has agreed to pay $1.5 million and implement new policies to resolve an investigation by 43 states and the District of Columbia into the 2013 breach of customer payment card data at 77 Neiman Marcus stores in the

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Science Central opens Heart Smart exhibition Saturday

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Science Central will open the next touring exhibition, Heart Smart, on Saturday, Jan. 12. This temporary exhibition will teach visitors about making everyday choices to improve heart health. Stations in the exhibition will focus on light exercise, relaxation, how to reuse and conserve food, reduce waste, organ donation, and more.

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Morning snow makes for slick conditions on Wednesday’s commute

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Slick roads led to multiple crashes and slide-offs throughout the area Wednesday morning. Around 6 a.m., reports starting coming in from DeKalb, Noble, and LaGrange Counties of extremely slick conditions and multiple slide-off crashes. By 6:30 a.m., heavy snowfall blanketed Fort Wayne. There were reports of visibility problems in areas

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Byron Health to host Francine’s Friends mobile mammography coach

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Byron Health Center will host another visit from the Francine’s Friends Mobile Mammography coach on Friday, January 25th. The coach brings high-quality, life-saving mammography screening to women across northeast Indiana at locations convenient to their homes or workplaces. The program is a partnership between Francine’s Friends, Parkview Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Find out what’s next for Riverfront Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Residents are invited to learn about what’s next for Riverfront Fort Wayne during a public meeting set for this Thursday, January 10, 2019, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Grand Wayne Center in the Anthony Wayne Ballroom. During the meeting, residents will learn about the progress being made on phases

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Albion authors plan fire photo book

ALBION, Ind. (ADAMS) – Two Albion authors are going local for their newest book, and they’re looking for some photographic help. Mark and Emily Hunter Mark and Emily Hunter want to collect as many photographs as they can relating to the Albion Volunteer Fire Department for a new book, which they hope to have out

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Dad Invents App that ‘Forces’ Children to Call Their Parents Back

It seems like since the invention of the phone kids have had issues returning the phone calls of their parents, but now one Dad is working on changing that. Nick Herbery of West Wickham, England, has created an app called ReplyASAP that ‘takes over’ a person’s phone until they have responded to a message they’ve

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Your Colleagues Don’t Care Whether It’s the Flu or a Cold

It’s that lovely time of year when germs are seemingly everywhere. So how long should you stay home sick if you think you have something? Quartz reports if it’s the flu you will probably be contagious for seven days, even if your symptoms go away more quickly. As for a cold, that’s more up for

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Raised dump truck bed causes crash, snarling traffic on I-69

DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (ADAMS) – A dump truck crash on I-69 snarled Tuesday morning traffic in DeKalb County. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department says a call came in around 6 a.m. for the crash in the southbound lanes of I-69 near mile marker 338. A Volvo dump truck driven by Stan G. Richardson of Fremont

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Ohio senator enters temporary workers fight at FW GM plant

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The tensions over temporary workers at Fort Wayne’s GM plant are expanding outside of Fort Wayne. Ohio U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown yesterday released a statement that said GM’s decision to keep temporary workers on the job in Fort Wayne is corporate greed at its worst. Brown and the United Auto

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Bridge maintenance on I-469 in Allen County starts Tuesday

ALLEN CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – The Indiana Department of Transportation says that bridge maintenance will result in overnight lane restrictions on Interstate 469, in both directions, between mile marker 29 to 31, in the City of Fort Wayne. Beginning on or after Tuesday, Jan. 8, the left lane and left shoulder are scheduled to be

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Stellar Communities Program now accepting letters of intent

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs announced Monday that submissions are open for communities to submit letters of intent for the Stellar Communities Program. Beginning in January 2018, the program evolved into to a regional partnership design which emphasizes collaboration in planning efforts between neighboring towns, cities and counties.

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‘Signing Day’ for FWCS automotive students

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Several students completing the FWCS Career Academy Automotive Program will participate in a signing day Tuesday at Tom Kelley Buick GMC. The students were chosen for the dealership’s internship program after completing an application and interview process in November. Students will be signing their pay plan, job description and affiliation

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The Lutheran Foundation donates $1.5M to the Rescue Mission

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Lutheran Foundation presented a $1.5M check to The Rescue Mission on Monday, January 7, 2019, completing the leadership phase of the Mission’s City on a Hill: Building Relocation & Expansion Capital Campaign. The Rescue Mission will move into the public phase of the campaign this spring. “It’s inspiring to

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Douglass joins Allen Superior Court Civil Division bench

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Michael T. Douglass, a Fort Wayne native and graduate of the Thomas M. Cooley Law School, has been named a Magistrate in the Allen Superior Court Civil Division. Douglass, 40, is currently an attorney with the law firm of Eilbacher Fletcher LLP. He also serves as a deputy Allen County

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State Republicans say they want to move school money for teachers

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Republicans at the Indiana statehouse want to get more money to the state’s teachers by shifting it away from local school administrators. Lawmakers yesterday unveiled a plan that would set a target for local schools to spend 85 percent of their money from the state on teachers and classroom costs. Nothing

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Coliseum issues traffic advisory for Bob Seger concert

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum is issuing a Traffic Advisory for Coliseum Boulevard, Parnell Avenue and other roadways surrounding the complex on Tuesday, January 15 for Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band’s “Roll Me Away Final Tour.” A capacity crowd is expected for the concert, scheduled to begin

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InstaIndiana winners revealed

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development announced the winners of the InstaIndiana online voting contest. With locations in the voting list covering all types of places to explore in Indiana like parks, agritourism destinations, wineries, outdoor recreation places, sports venues, downtowns, museums, and zoos, here is the list of the top ten most Instagram-worthy

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Lutheran Life Villages renovation adds feeling of home

Courtesy: Mosaic Building Solutions FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – A recently completed a renovation project for Lutheran Life Villages aimed at making it feel more like home for residents. Mosaic Building Solutions did the work on the new Memory Care Neighborhood in the facility on Anthony Boulevard in Fort Wayne. Three resident rooms were removed

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FWPD search for ‘person of interest’ in July homicide

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Detectives investigating the homicide of Michael Carter who was shot and killed on July 29, 2018 at approximately 1:51 a.m. at the American Legion Post located in the 700 block of E. Lewis Street is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the subject captured in the attached surveillance photograph.

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TinCaps hiring for 2019 season

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – With Opening Night on deck, the Fort Wayne TinCaps are hiring for the 2019 season at Parkview Field. Every year the TinCaps hire approximately 600 part-time staff to work in a variety of roles around the ballpark (see below). Those interested can apply online at TinCapsJobs.com. Applications (printable PDF form

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Florida man arrested for threatening Tyler Trent’s mother online

DELTONA, Fla. (ADAMS) – A Florida man is looking at charges after investigators say he threatened to kill Purdue superfan Tyler Trent’s mother. Investigators in Indiana and Florida say 39-year-old John Pinkham used fake names online to threaten Trent’s mother. Trent passed away last week after a long battle with cancer. Pinkham is in jail

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Lawsuit filed over Noble County jail suicide

ALBION, Ind. (ADAMS) – The partner of a gay man who killed himself in Noble County’s jail is now suing the county. Markus Middleton’s partner filed a wrongful death suit last week. Middleton hanged himself in jail back in 2017 while being held on misdemeanor charges. The lawsuit says Middleton was bipolar and depressed but

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Hoosier history highlights for this week

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – The state of Indiana is rich in history. Did you know the following things happened the week throughout the Hoosier state? The Indiana Department of Administration compiled a list of notable events in this week’s Hoosier History Highlights. Indiana Quick Quiz 1. Name the World War II hero who was sworn

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Hoosier health officials eye mental healthcare for rural areas

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is launching a program to help attract mental healthcare providers to rural areas of the state where more services are needed. The program will provide an incentive for psychiatrists, alcohol, and substance use counselors and practitioners in related disciplines to practice in a specific,

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Man critically wounded in stabbing

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – One man is in critical condition after being stabbed Saturday night. Around 10:30, officers responded to the 2800 block of Drexel Avenue reference a battery investigation. Dispatch received additional information indicating a subject had been stabbed. Officers arrived on scene and located a male/adult victim lying in the middle of

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Bagged leaf collection extended in Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The second pass for leaves raked to the curb finished last week, but the Street Department is extending leaf pick up for residents with bagged leaves, through Friday, January 11, 2018. Residents who have the paper biodegradable leaf bags should call 311 to schedule a pick-up. Bags will be picked

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Fort Wayne Police celebrate promotions for four officers

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Fort Wayne Police Department will be promoting three officers to the merit rank of sergeant and a sergeant to the rank of captain. Sgt. John Nichter, Sgt. Christopher Felton, Sgt. Jeremy Webb, Capt. Juan Barrientes. Sergeant Juan Barrientes Commissioned November 15, 1999 Officer Jeremy I. Webb Commissioned May 27,

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Indiana lawmakers working to raise child hunger awareness

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana lawmakers are working to raise awareness about child hunger. House Speaker Brian Bosma says too often when children leave school, they’re unsure about when they’ll eat again. Congressional leaders have teamed up with the Salvation Army to host a food drive and over 70 backpacks filled with child-friendly meals have

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‘Trucks Park Here’ aims to make Indiana interstates safer

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Indiana Department of Transportation announced the launch of the Trucks Park Here system Friday, a multi-state, regional effort to make interstate travel safer by creating a network of safe, convenient parking areas for truckers with the ability to collect and share real-time parking availability with drivers through dynamic message signs,

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Missouri man dies in single-vehicle crash on I-69

MADISON CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana State Police say that a Missouri man was killed in a semi crash on I-69 Thursday night. Around 11:20 p.m., troopers were called to I-69 southbound, in the area just south of the 223-mile marker, for a report of a semi off the right side of the roadway. Troopers

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UAW wants a federal judge to replace temporary GM workers

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The United Auto Workers wants a federal judge to order pink slips for some workers at the plant in Fort Wayne. The union yesterday filed a lawsuit to have a judge force GM to lay off about a thousand temporary workers, to make way for full-time workers who are being

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Holcomb plans to be “uber” involved in hate crime legislation

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb says he’s going to be as involved with the state’s proposed hate crime legislation as anyone else. Holcomb told reporters at the statehouse yesterday that he plans to be ‘uber’ involved in the negotiations. The governor said he wants to get Indiana on to “the right list”

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Choking driver causes crash on I-65

                    TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana State Police say that Wednesday at approximately 10:30 a.m. on I-65 northbound near the 174 mile marker (that is approximately one mile south of the SR 25/175 exit) a semi driver loses consciousness chocking on a piece of candy

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Hoosier health officials urge residents to test for radon

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Radon, a radioactive gas that occurs naturally in most soil, is the second-leading cause of lung cancer and the number one cause among non-smokers. It is responsible for more than 20,000 lung cancer deaths in the U.S. each year, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates. January is National

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What to do if winter weather damages to your home or car

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – The cold winter season is here and with it often comes personal injuries on ice and an increase in automobile accidents due to slick conditions on the roads. The Indiana Department of Insurance is reminding you to review your insurance policies and to consider these tips during the cold winter storm

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Groups push redistricting reform as Legislative Session begins

  A rally held in November when the new legislators were sworn in called on lawmakers to hand over the power to redraw legislative districts to an independent citizen commission. (Ashley Toruno/ACLU) SUZANNE POTTER INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (INS) – Lawmakers returning to the Indiana State Capitol for the start of session tomorrow will be greeted by

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State lawmaker to propose school bus safety bill

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – One state lawmaker plans to propose a school bus safety bill. Senator Randy Head of Logansport says he will file legislation that would allow school districts to petition for slower speed limits near bus stops. The bus stop crash that killed three children and injured a fourth in Rochester occurred in

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Lion kills Indiana woman at North Carolina conservatory

BURLINGTON, N.C. (ADAMS) – A worker at a North Carolina animal center is dead after being attacked by a lion. The attack happened when a lion at the Burlington Conservators Center got out of a locked area while a team was cleaning an enclosure. The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Alexandra Black, who was

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Tourism in 2017 continues to grow

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – A new study released by Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch with the Indiana Office of Tourism Development shows a growing impact tourism has on Indiana’s economy. “Now in its seventh year of continued growth, the tourism industry has set a record $12.7 billion in visitor spending last year,” Crouch said. “This trend,

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CHRIS WALUS JOINS ADAMS RADIO GROUP

Salisbury-Ocean City, Maryland, June 7, 2018– Adams Radio Group has named Chris Walus Director of Sales for its Salisbury-Ocean City, MD cluster. Chris for the past nine years served as regional President & Market Manager for Iheart Radio for Wilmington/Dover Salisbury-Ocean City. Prior to that Chris was in a similar capacity in the same region

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Jason Lamp Joins Adams Radio Group

Jason Lamp Joins Adams Radio Group Tallahassee, Florida, May 16, 2018– Adams Radio Group has named Jason Lamp VP & GM for it Tallahassee, Florida cluster, replacing retiring GM Hank Kestenbaum. Jason, a 23-year radio veteran, most recently worked with Community Broadcasters overseeing their Destin-Fort Walton Beach cluster, recently acquired from Apex Communications whom he

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Adams Radio Group Announcing Retirement of Longtime Broadcast Executive O.J. Jackson

Adams Radio Group Announcing Retirement of Longtime Broadcast Executive O.J. Jackson Adams Radio Group is announcing the retirement of accomplished and award-winning broadcast executive O.J. Jackson, Vice President and General Manager of Adams Radio Group of Northern Indiana. Jackson’s retirement goes into effect on March 31st, 2018. Jennifer Finnerty-Figg, Director of Sales for Adams Radio

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Adams Radio Group Announces Award Winners

Minneapolis, MN – March 8, 2018:   Adams Radio Group has announced the recipients of its annual Leadership Awards. The awards were presented at the Adams annual managers meeting in Annapolis, Maryland. Ron Stone, President and CEO of Adams said “Each year we recognize our company’s top performers in multiple categories. Our measurements are based

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Bobby Bones announces multi-year deal to stay on the air in Fort Wayne through 2024!

  Bobby Bones, nationally syndicated morning show host heard locally on US93.3, has announced a multi-year deal with US93.3 (WBTU) which will keep him on the air in Ft. Wayne through 2024. Bobby Bones said “I am pumped to be staying with US93.3. No station has been more supportive. And in return I’ve tried to

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Program Director/On-air Talent opening at WWOF “103.1 The Wolf” Tallahassee

Rare country Program Director/On-air Talent opening at WWOF “103.1 The Wolf” Tallahassee! Seeking an experienced PD or APD with exceptional leadership, on-air and production skills for the position of PD/PM drive personality. If you’re interested in exploring this opportunity to join a growing company and a winning station with a great support system and the

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Steve Harvey Morning Show

February 12th, 2018 Adams Radio Group, Fort Wayne, IN – B96.9FM, Fort Wayne’s R&B and Old School radio station, is proud to announce the addition of the Steve Harvey morning show, which can now be heard mornings from 6am to 10am Monday through Saturday on 96.9FM and streaming at B969FM.com. Kevin Musselman, vice president of

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Adams Radio Group Begins Campaign in All Markets for “FM Chip Activation”

  Lakeville, Minnesota: Adams Radio Group launched a new campaign today on every ARG station with a promotional audio, web and social media campaign to alert listeners and local communities of the FM Chip available, but not active, on cellular phones and to enlist community support for immediate activation. Adams launched “activatefmchipnow.com” with the help

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JOHN LUDWIG JOINS ADAMS RADIO DELMARVA

Salisbury, MD: Adams Radio Group has hired radio veteran John Ludwig as a Senior Account Manager representing the Adams cluster of stations in Salisbury-Ocean City.   Ludwig comes to Adams from Entercom Portland where he has spent the past 13 years as a sales consultant for Entercom. Born in Newport Beach, CA, and raised on the

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Adams Radio launches 103.3 The Fort in Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN: Adams Radio of Fort Wayne has launched a new Active Rock radio station “103.3 The Fort”. The station launched at midnight on September 6. Kevin Musselman, Vice President & Market Manager for Adams Radio commented on the new station saying “we are very excited about this station and what it brings to

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Adams Radio acquires 4 stations in Tallahassee, Fl

Minneapolis, MN – July 10, 2017: Red Hills Broadcasting has agreed to sell its radio cluster in Tallahassee, Florida to Adams Radio of Tallahassee, LLC. Bill Fanning of MVP Capital, LLC was the broker in the transaction. The acquisition includes: WHTF – FM, Havana, Florida; WWOF – FM, Tallahassee, Florida; WQTL – FM, Tallahassee, Florida

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KOOL OLDIES 104.3 & 105.1

ADAMS RADIO “HATCHES” KOOL OLDIES IN MARYLAND Playing the best of the 60’s and 70’s, KOOL Oldies 104.3 & 105.1 & 103.9HD2 Salisbury, MD, April 5, 2017– KOOL Oldies hatched on April 1st with a stellar promotion in partnership with the Salisbury Zoo. Adams Radio Group teamed up with the Salisbury Zoological Park to run

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EJ Foxx Joins Adams Radio of Delmarva

Salisbury – Ocean City, MD: EJ Foxx has joined Adams Radio of Delmarva. EJ takes over as middays on “Your Country, 107.7 WKHI. Adams owns and operates WKHI FM (Country), WGBG FM (Classic Rock), WZBH FM (Active Rock), and WOCQ FM (CHR) Maryland. A longtime Maryland and Washington DC native, EJ has done it all!

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4th Annual Beer, Bourbon & Bacon Festival!

4th Annual Beer, Bourbon & Bacon Festival! March 22nd, 2016 Fort Wayne, IN – The fourth annual Beer, Bourbon & Bacon Festival will take place on Saturday, March 25th at Hotel Ft. Wayne on Washington Ctr. Rd. This year’s Beer, Bourbon & Bacon Festival will again feature unlimited beer and limited bourbon tasting, and a

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Kevin Musselman Elevated to VP/GM Adams Radio Group Fort Wayne

Lakeville, Minnesota, February 20, 2017– Adams Radio Group has named Kevin Musselman VP & GM for it Fort Wayne, Indiana cluster. Kevin has been with Adams in Fort Wayne since it entered the market via acquisition of Oasis Radio and Summit Media Fort Wayne serving as Director of Sales. Adams owns and operated WBTU, WJFX,

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