Government shutdown: What’s closed, who’s affected

Many government operations will continue — U.S. troops will stay at their posts and mail will get delivered. But almost half the 2 million civilian federal workers will be barred from doing their jobs if the shutdown extends into Monday.

Democrats, GOP try to dodge blame for shuttered government

Democrats refused to provide the votes needed to reopen the government until they strike a deal with President Donald Trump protecting young immigrants from deportation, providing disaster relief and boosting spending for opioid treatment and other domestic programs.

Virtual Reality Arcade adding to Fort Wayne gaming revolution

That experience is set in padded, open rooms where multiple people can link up to play a variety of games ranging from fun, family friendly games, good for birthday parties to more violent, survival style games meant for older players.

Arts United presents annual awards, first-ever Mayor’s Arts Awards

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry presented a keynote speech during the event, offering support for the concept of a Public Art Commission and the development of the downtown Arts Campus as a regional destination for arts and culture. Mayor Henry presented the inaugural Mayor’s Arts Awards to two recipients.

ALDI hosting one-day hiring blitz

The grocery chain is hosting hiring events for 44 stores across Indiana and Kentucky. They’re hoping to fill more than 150 positions across the region.