Banks requests honoring Fort Wayne with naval vessel

In a letter to the Secretary of the Navy, Indiana Congressman Jim Banks asks the military to consider naming a combat vessel the "U.S.S. Fort Wayne."

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Sen. Joe Donnelly helps launch Fort Wayne chapter of “Veterans for Joe”

Fort Wayne’s importance to Indiana’s contested Senate race is becoming all the more clear this week. Saturday, Democrat Joe Donnelly took his turn to campaign in the Fort. ABC21 caught up with the incumbent senator at the Hotel Tango, where Donnelly helped launch the Fort Wayne chapter of "Veterans for Joe."

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Police investigate death at Fort Wayne motel

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Former Trump lawyer sentenced to 3 years in prison

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110 positions opening for new Chick-Fil-A in Fort Wayne

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