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Summer solstice kicks off summer Thursday

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If you like sunshine, Thursday will be a happy day. That's because it's the longest day of the year.

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Drug ODs, deaths are down Video included

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We are tracking overdoses in our community, which are a major problem. The new numbers suggest good news, but also uncover a new threat.

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New and Familiar Sights in DeKalb County Video included

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I'm back in downtown Auburn and last year I had a great time exploring all the sights and smells of the square, and this year upon returning, I found out that there is even more to see and do here. First of all, let me just say that downtown Auburn is gorgeous. The architecture, the landscaping, the cleanliness, it has the whole package. So it's no surprise that the square continues to grow and pulse with life. Jeremiah Otis of Jeremiah's coffee shop says that's the product of years...

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Re-zoning approved for golf to housing project Video included

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A major step taken Thursday afternoon in the quest to convert a popular golf course into an upscale housing development in northern Allen County. We explain why the change is being pursued and why opponents may have one final shot at stopping the project.

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Current Events

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The weekend is the perfect time to get together and have some family-friendly fun here in town.  

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One dead after crash on County Road 600 S in LaGrange County

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One person is dead following a two-vehicle crash Thursday morning.

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Fort Wayne Children's Zoo celebrating world giraffe day

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Thursday is World Giraffe Day, and if you've been to the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, you've seen a giraffe or nine that call the facility home.

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Memorial Coliseum to get new video scoreboard

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Out with the old, in with the new. The video board in the arena of the Memorial Coliseum came down this week, making way for a newer, more updated version.

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How to stay safe at the pool this summer

Indiana health officials are urging swimmers to use caution now that warmer weather is here.

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New law addresses heat-related illness training for coaches

A coach instructs players during a football camp on May 20. A coach instructs players during a football camp on May 20.
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With student-athletes hitting the field for summer sports, they are at risk of suffering heat-related illnesses. A new law is aiming at reducing the number of heat-related illnesses on the field by educating the coaches.

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Police looking for person of interest in Subway robbery

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Police are looking for help identifying a person of interest in a recent robbery.

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Man honored for helping Indiana officer subdue motorist

Taken from the dash-cam from the officer's vehicle, this shows Mr. Baum assisting HPD in securing a dangerous suspect. (Photo//Hammond Indiana Police Department) Taken from the dash-cam from the officer's vehicle, this shows Mr. Baum assisting HPD in securing a dangerous suspect. (Photo//Hammond Indiana Police Department)

A man is being honored for helping to subdue a motorist who was grappling with a police officer during a northwestern Indiana traffic stop.

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Ladders recalled due to fall hazard

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About 78,000 ladders are being recalled because they can break while in use, posing a fall hazard to the user. 

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The Longest Day brings awareness to Alzheimer's disease

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While many may argue that Mondays are the longest days, today is the longest day of the year.

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Cedar Creek rezoning plan up for vote

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Rezoning plans for the Cedar Creek golf course will come to a vote Thursday.

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Attorney General continues to express concern over needle exchange programs

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Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill continues to be concerned that needle exchange programs in the state need be more closely monitored.

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High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

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The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. More>>

Supreme Court rules for states in online sales tax case

The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax.

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Relax with Some Tunes and Brews Video included

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My trip today begins at a campground that's more than just a campground. What do Buddy Holly, Merle Haggard and Elvis Presley have in common? Well they all once played on a stage at a place they call "The Nashville of the North." "You can't replace 71 years of history. And so we want to preserve that; carry it on into the future," I'm told by Ron Weimer, the operating manager. Back in the day, Buck Lake Ranch was a hot music venue, showcasing up-and-comers that ...

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In Touch with Nature Video included

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It's almost summer, and that means it's time once again for me to hit the road and explore all the fun that 21 Country has to offer. This year, we're taking each week by county, and it just so happens that Noble County is first up. It's hard to pass up a place that has plenty of outdoor fun along with great food to boot, which is why I paid a visit to Moose Lake Christian Craft Village. "A lot of guests tell us that, they love having a place to go to that's a really family-orien...

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Fort Wayne to become a TenPoint Coalition city Video included

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Fort Wayne is taking the next step to reduce violence and point out the importance of education, employment and community partnerships.

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Honduras native shares anxiety about immigration crackdown Video included

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The battles over immigration policy are spreading uneasiness across the country, especially for those whose quality of life depends on the outcome. A woman in Fort Wayne who knows the stress and strain that come with working to get a foot hold in this country shared her concerns about where we may be headed on this issue.

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