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2/16 High school basketball recap

Reggie Tharp netted a game-best 20 points as Concordia topped DeKalb 53-38 to headline local prep basketball action on Tuesday.

Purdue guard Ryan Cline (14) hits a three-point basket over Northwestern forward Aaron Falzon (35) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in West Lafayette, Ind., Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. Purdue defeated Northwestern 71-61. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Hammons, Hill lead Purdue over Northwestern

A.J. Hammons had 18 points and 12 rebounds, and Johnny Hill added a season-high 15 points to help No. 17 Purdue get past Northwestern 71-61 on Tuesday night.

Access Fort Wayne, a department of the Allen County Public Library, began broadcasting on WELT-FM 95.7 on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016.

WELT-FM hits the air waves with fanfare

WELT, which will broadcast music programs from a wide variety of genres and cultures, will be the low-power station at a public library in the United States.

FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2016, file photo, Notre Dame offensive lineman Steve Elmer (79) is shown during the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football game against Ohio State, in Glendale, Ariz. Notre Dame starting right guard Steve Elmer says he no longer wants to play football and he will skip his final year of eligibility and graduate in May a year early with a degree in economics to pursue his career.(AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

ND’s Elmer skipping senior season to pursue career

Notre Dame starting right guard Steve Elmer says he no longer wants to play football and he will skip his final year of eligibility and graduate in May a year early with a degree in economics to pursue his career.

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2/16 Indiana A.P. boys basketball poll

Warsaw stays no. 4 in 4, Carroll up one spot to no. 7, Homestead & North Side receiving votes, while Angola (3A) and Southwood (2A) are receiving votes in their respective classification.

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Colts to face Packers in Hall of Fame Game

The NFL today announced the Indianapolis Colts and Green Bay Packers will travel to Canton, Ohio in August to kick off the National Football League’s 2016 preseason in the NFL/Hall of Fame Game.

Mayor Tom Henry and Fort Wayne Fire Chief Eric Lahey announced on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, the Fort Wayne Fire Department’s hiring initiative to add 26 new firefighters to the department.

City, FWFD to add 26 more firefighters

The 26 new firefighters will be firefighter/paramedic hybrids. They will be fully integrated into the current work force and firehouses.