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COVID-19 strikes again, depriving us of a Three Rivers Festival parade for the second year in a row. At least this year, however, there will be a festival — last year’s was canceled entirely due to the coronavirus.

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INDIANAPOLIS - Gov. Eric J. Holcomb on April 7 announced a significant expansion of the Indiana Small Business Restart Grant that will add $60 million to the program, tripling the total allocation, and allow small businesses to seek reimbursement for eligible expenses incurred between March …

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The U.S. economy gained 916,000 jobs in March, and the unemployment rate edged down from 6.2% to 6%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported April 2. At this rate, economist Michael J. Hicks, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at Ball State University, believes a …

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As individuals and families consider what to do with their third round of stimulus money from the federal government, cities, counties and states are beginning to think about same thing, on a much bigger scale. Not to mention they have to understand and follow the rules set forth for the mon…

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Allen County Health Commissioner Dr. Matthew Sutter isn’t planning to issue a mask mandate for the county since the state’s mask order ended April 6, but he and government leaders are asking residents to use “common sense” to keep the COVID-19 virus under control. They also ask customers to …

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The 2017 Statistics of U.S. Businesses counted employment of 128.6 million, of which 68.0 million worked for enterprises 500-plus in size and 60.5 million for those under 500.

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It is hard to believe that our community has lived with COVID-19 for one year. One year of quarantining, masking and social distancing. One year of e-learning, meeting virtually and, for many, working from home. In that time, many of us have adapted to a new way of living, working and engagi…

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The city of Fort Wayne has established a new Emergency Rental Assistance program to help those struggling to pay rent and utility bills because of challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications began being accepted March 8.

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The Marine Corps League Detachment 1435 kitchen crew prepares a pancake breakfast at VFW Jim Eby Post 857 in Fort Wayne. The March breakfast will be served 8-11:30 a.m. March 20 at the VFW, 2202 W. Main St. at Leesburg Road. Breakfast is $5 for adults, $3 for children.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Unemployment in Northeast Indiana continues to move back toward prepandemic levels, said the final report of estimates for 2020, said monthly data released Jan. 27 by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.