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Allen Superior Court to hold hearings via video

Allen Superior Court and the Allen County Sheriff’s Department this week will launch a video appearance project that will make the transportation of inmates for court hearings less costly and safer for all involved.

A sign posted at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum warns people not to resell tickets

Memorial Coliseum bans ticket reselling

The reselling of tickets, also known as scalping, on the grounds of the of the Memorial Coliseum is no longer allowed as part of a policy aimed at providing consumer protections for people wanting to attend events at the venue.

Volunteers from the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer visited the campuses of Dupont, Lutheran and St. Joseph hospitals Wednesday, May 4, 2016, to place between 150 and 200 pink ribbons in support of the "Turn the Town Pink" campaign.

Hospital campuses turned pink

Volunteers from the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer on Wednesday placed 150-200 pink ribbons throughout the campuses of Dupont, Lutheran and St. Joseph hospitals during its “Turn the Town Pink” campaign.

Students at Forest Park Elementary participated in Bike-to-School Day on Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Nearly 50 students rode their bikes to school.

Dozens of students bike to school

On National Bike-to-School Day, nearly 50 students from Forest Park Elementary rode their bikes to school with an escort by Fort Wayne police.

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Voters turn out to polls in strong numbers

In Whitley County, voter turnout exceeded 49 percent – an area high number. In Allen County, election officials said more than 36 percent of registered voters voted.

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FWCS’s $130 million referendum passes easily

More than 72 percent of voters said ‘yes’ to the referendum, which won’t raise property taxes but will fund necessary upgrades at 42 of the district’s 51 schools.

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Voters say ‘yes’ to SACS referendum

Some 75 percent of voters voted to renew Southwest Allen County Schools $3.5 million referendum, which maintains class sizes and funds other operating expenses.