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Abraham Schwab

One of the things that separates professionals, like doctors and lawyers, from other occupations is the additional responsibilities they take on. The nature of these responsibilities depends upon the profession and the particular professional’s role within the profession, but they all fall under the general category of working in the best interest of their client or patient.

Erosion washes away about a foot of soil each year on the banks of the St. Marys River near Headwaters Park. This is bad for the land and also for the rivers, which is why the city plans to stabilize the riverbank in this area to prevent future erosion.

Lisa Ryan, WBOI News

The geosciences department at Indiana University--Purdue University Fort Wayne inspired the idea for the school’s mascot, the mastodon. Students in that department helped uncover a mastodon fossil about 40 miles north of the school, which is now on permanent display at IPFW. However, the department itself has just been eliminated.

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central examines solar cells. How do they work, how are they made, and from what are they made? 

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The African Children's Choir, with its parent organization, Music for Life, aims to help their country's most vulnerable children today, so they can help Africa grow in the future.

This Saturday and Wednesday, these 18 talented young singers will be performing in Harlan and Berne, Indiana.

The Allen County-Fort Wayne Capital Improvement Board unveiled schematic designs and cost estimates for a potential downtown event center Thursday morning.

Courtesy/Frank Suarez

Fort Wayne’s Board of Public Works opened bidding Thursday for the largest public works project in the city’s history.

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On Wednesday, Fort Wayne mayor Tom Henry provided his annual State of the City address at the Grand Wayne Center in downtown Fort Wayne.

Farm To Fork: The Farmer's Perspective

Feb 16, 2017
Gunthorp Farms

As a follow up to last month’s column that focused on area Farm-to-Fork restaurants, I interviewed contacts at two local farms who are committed to sustainable agriculture and working with restaurants to bring local foods to our community.  

Kara Gunthorp, Director of Sales and Marketing at Gunthorp Farms, and Zach Hawkins, Farmer at Hawkins Family Farm, explain their philosophies and why they think eating local is so important.

Tell me a little about your farm.

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Mayor Tom Henry delivered his annual State of the City address Wednesday at the Grand Wayne Center. The theme of Mayor Henry’s speech was consistent with his speeches over the last year: making Fort Wayne a “point of destination.”

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