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FILE: Crowds watch as the fireworks are lit off at the 2016 Christmas on Broadway lighting. FILE: Crowds watch as the fireworks are lit off at the 2016 Christmas on Broadway lighting.

Christmas on Broadway Friday evening expected to attract thousands Video included

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Friday is the night that the holiday season begins on Broadway here in Fort Wayne. We're talking about the lighting of the Christmas tree at Broadway Plaza.

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Ohio governor candidate says he was intimate with "50 very attractive females"

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The justice took to Facebook on Friday, detailing his sexual history - purportedly in defense of "heterosexual males" in the wake of a string of recent high-profile sexual misconduct allegations.

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Indiana Senate candidate says "putting family first" won't backfire with voters

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Indiana Republican Senate Primary Candidate and Congressman Luke Messer is firing back following headlines Friday about where his family calls home.

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Holiday travel: more law enforcement on the road, but gas prices could drop Video included

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) -- As we head toward the week of Thanksgiving, The Huntington County Sheriff's Department is reminding drivers that there will be more drivers on the road, and, consequently, there will be more law enforcement on the road. "We just want people to go out and have fun this holiday season and go home and not spend their time in jail. This time of year is meant to be spent with family. Behind bars is not the place to be," said Chief Deputy Chris Newto... More>>

Residents differ on whether city should pull the trigger on OmniSource land purchase Video included

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Gauging the comfort level of Fort Wayne residents to the idea of shelling out taxpayer money for the old OmniSource property. City officials say the purchase price would be money well spent.

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Rehab and Wellness Center expansion to honor longtime director

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The work has begun on an extension to the Parkview Huntington Hospital campus. Hospital Officials were hand to break ground on the Holly Sale Rehabilitation and Wellness Center. The center will honor the center’s long-time director, Holly Sale, who passed away unexpectedly in June after completing the process of working with the architect to design the expansion.

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Chase suspect dances on the freeway in front of police Video included

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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) --A 25-year-old man took police orders as an opportunity to "bust a move" in the middle of the Gulf Freeway Thursday morning.

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Fort Wayne Fire Department offers Thanksgiving safety tips

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The holidays are right around the corner and so is the peak of home cooking fires. 

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Water main on Washington Boulevard closes lanes of traffic

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Traffic was backed up after a water main broke in Fort Wayne Friday morning.

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Allen County celebrate Adoption Day Video included

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November is National Adoption Month and it was a great way to celebrate one of the most important days of the month "Adoption Day" at the Allen County Courthouse Thursday. Families truly became whole as judges made adoptions official for the 11th annual event. 

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Coliseum GM says downtown arena could be necessary in 10 to 20 years Video included

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) -- Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry (D) announced Thursday morning that the city is putting a hold on a downtown event center project after a lot of studying and deliberating. READ MORE: City to delay further action on Downtown Fort Wayne Events Center One study conducted by Victus Advisors showed that a new arena would over-populate the Fort Wayne market with event centers, and the venue would struggle to compete with the Allen County War Memorial Col... More>>

ABC21 Digging Deeper: Ditched

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ABC21 is Digging Deeper into the Norland Park project in Auburn, that left some homeowners feeling ditched.

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Parent company of Carson's to close dozens of stores; fate of Glenbrook Square location not clear

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The parent company of department store Carson's will close 40 of the properties it owns in the near future, corporate management announced on Thursday. 

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Courthouse trust gets major gift to help maintain public treasure

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A boost for one of Allen County's most treasured public properties. A large gift was turned over Wednesday, helping protect a building with a long history of upholding law and order and artistic beauty.

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Fort4Fitness holding Fantasy of Lights 5K, Family 2K

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Fort4Fitness (F4F) is bringing festive fun to fitness. 

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LIST: Local weekend events

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There's plenty to do in town this weekend for both adults and kids.

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DIGGING DEEPER: City paid nearly $400K for downtown event center that never was

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Three years, two studies and almost $400,000 later, the City of Fort Wayne has pushed the idea of a downtown events center to the side.

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