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Pence making tax reform case in Indiana with eye on Donnelly

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Vice President Mike Pence will make the Republican case for a federal tax code overhaul during a speech Friday. 

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UPDATE: Police identify critically injured man, continue to investigate case

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Police are looking for your help identifying a man who was checked into a local hospital.

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Young Fort Wayne veteran takes 94-year-old neighbor out on the town for a day Video included

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Albert Silk is a proud soldier and WWII veteran. But at the ripe age of 94-years-old, it's harder for him to get around. That is - until six months ago, when Ben Kuntz moved in across the parking lot.

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Noble County man involved in million dollar drug bust set for sentencing

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One of the people involved in what police are calling the largest seizure of Crystal meth in Noble County and the Northern District of Indiana is set to be sentenced Friday.

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Kuehnert Dairy Farm Fall Festival open despite summer-like temperatures Video included

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ABC 21) -- The Kuehnert Dairy Farm Fall Festival is open, and patrons are enduring the summer heat. The annual festival offers a five acre corn maze, games and activities, pumpkin sales, hay ride farm tours, dairy products and an award-winning grilled cheese called "The Mousetrap." "You know, life is so busy these days that there just isn't enough time these types of opportunities and that's why we kind of developed 

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Flea infestations becoming more common in Fort Wayne Video included

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Now that fall is officially here, it certainly doesn't feel like it. And this extended heat pattern is allowing a nasty pest to thrive. "Where you have fleas you have more fleas, you have more fleas," says Dr. Dan Rodgers from Aboite Animal Hospital.

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Syringe service program will continue in Allen County

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Earlier today the Allen County Commissioners voted and passed the continuance of the Syringe Services Program for two more years in Allen County. News that was more than welcome to Allen County Health Commissioner Dr. Deborah McMahan. 

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Indiana man locked in cave for 60 hours, forgotten by group

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A 19-year-old man says he feels lucky to be alive after spending 60 hours locked alone inside a gated southern Indiana cave.

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Missouri men arrested for having skimming devices in Huntington County

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Three Missouri men face preliminary charges after police say they were found with a skimming device and numerous fraudulent cards. 

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Local group to send donations to earthquake victims in Mexico Video included

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ABC 21) -- A local group is working on ideas of how to send donations to Mexico. Led by the publisher and editor of El Mexicano Newspaper, Fernando Zapari, the group met Thursday to determine the best way to send supplies and money down South. Zapari says they will open a bank account named "Unidos por Mexico" and send someone to Mexico immediately to deliver hard hats, gloves and digging tools like shovels. "They had two devastating, two horrible e...

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DeKalb County Sheriff's Department looking for help finding missing teenager

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Police are looking for your help finding a teenager from the DeKalb County area. The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department said William Spaulding was last seen in the area of Carroll and Lima Road in Fort Wayne around 9:30 Thursday morning. He may be heading towards the Waterloo or Auburn area. Spaulding is a 17-year-old boy. He is 6' tall and weighs approximately 120 pounds. He has brown hair.  Anyone with information about Spaulding's whereabouts is being asked to call the DeKa... More>>

Report: Hackers were snooping inside Equifax as of March

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A report in The Wall Street Journal says that hackers broker into Equifax's computer systems in March, giving them time to probe vulnerabilities and eventually gain access to the data of 143 million Americans. More>>

New chancellor named to lead IPFW at 'pivotal moment in its history'. Video included

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A big step taken Thursday to try and get northeast Indiana's largest public university back on track. An academic and business expert from the state of Texas has been named to shepherd IPFW forward, as leaders look to fix declining enrollments and navigate a big change in how the campus is governed.

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Proposed 2018 Fort Wayne budget

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The proposed $165 million 2018 budget for Fort Wayne is one Mayor Tom Henry feels will keep the momentum going in the Summit City. especially in three key areas, public safety, public works and parks. 

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Trump to look at even stricter cap on refugees

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Trump faces decision soon on refugee admissions, may go for even stricter limits. More>>

Latest IvyLiving class helps bad cooks learn kitchen basics

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Do you know a bad chef? Ivy Tech is offering a class to help them improve their skills. 

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Suicide awareness and prevention training taking place across northeast Indiana

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An upcoming training series aims at educating people how to recognize the signs of people at risk of suicide. 

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Pence plans Indiana trip to push GOP tax overhaul effort

Vice President Mike Pence will be in central Indiana on Friday for a trip his office says will focus on a Republican-led tax overhaul effort.

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Kendallville Police Department looking for help finding missing man

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Police are asking people to be on the lookout for a man who has been missing since August. 

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Fort Wayne's old fort to get new addition

Local unions, Bricklayers Local 4 and Laborers Local 213, teamed up and donated their time to help install a new bake oven at the Old Fort to be used for wood fire brick oven cooking demonstrations. (Photo//Historic Fort Wayne) Local unions, Bricklayers Local 4 and Laborers Local 213, teamed up and donated their time to help install a new bake oven at the Old Fort to be used for wood fire brick oven cooking demonstrations. (Photo//Historic Fort Wayne)
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Visitors to the Old Fort will be able to learn about how our ancestors cooked their meals with a new addition.

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Operation Cope Video included

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Orie Shafer's created art, all kinds of art, for forty years, including the twenty years he spent in the Navy. Art has been his constant companion but only recently has it served as his therapy. “I had to produce these paintings just for my own sanity..being able to cope with it on a daily basis.” What the artist was coping with was this, his son Tony, interested in a career in the military even at a very young age. Tony grew up to follow in his father's footsteps, j... More>>

IPFW names new chancellor

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Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne has a new chancellor to lead the transition from the shared campus. 

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Traffic stop leads police to find marijuana plants at LaGrange home

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A stop for traffic infractions led police to a drug arrest Wednesday. 

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Three vehicle crash on US 30 leaves one dead

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Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened in the construction zone of US 30 Wednesday morning.

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Snider girls cross country team takes self defense class after teammate was attacked Video included

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The Snider girls cross country team took a self-defense course, after one of their teammates was attacked on a morning run in her own neighborhood.  The girl was able to run away from her attacker, but the incident was traumatizing.  Kennedy Jester is on the team and says she was concerned for her friend.  "When anything happens to one of us, it's like, you get worried about the person. But also a lot of fear because I live in the same neighborhood as her,"... More>>

Fort Wayne residents stuck in the Dominican Republic, preparing for Hurricane Maria Video included

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ABC 21) -- A group of eight Fort Wayne residents are stuck at a resort in the Dominican Republic, awaiting Hurricane Maria. "As of right now we feel pretty comfortable. Obviously, we don't know what's going to happen here in the next hours," said Ron Hicks Wednesday night. With Maria prepared to hit the DR in the early hours of Thursday morning, the group is barricading their glass windows with mattresses, placing towels around doors and trying to reach o... More>>

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