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WBOI Weekly Podcast - May 27, 2016

There was plenty of news this last week, and WBOI has your roundup of everything that’s happened in Northeast Indiana and the Hoosier State with this week’s WBOI Weekly.
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Arts and Culture

Courtesy/Sean Ellsworth-Hoffman

Soltré Blends Traditional Irish and American Genres In New CD

Soltré is a band of guys from Northern Indiana with a wide variety of musical background and talent that have come together to make music they love.
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NorthEATS Indiana

Lisa Ryan

Ice Cream Shop Joins Growing Business Community In West Central Neighborhood

An ice cream shop just opened in West Central, a neighborhood close to downtown Fort Wayne. It joins other businesses in the Sheridan Court apartment complex, on the corner of Berry and Union streets.
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This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores the physics of insulation.  What does this concept mean, what are examples of insulation, and how do insulators work? 

Zach Bernard/WBOI News

There was plenty of news this last week, and WBOI has your roundup of everything that’s happened in Northeast Indiana and the Hoosier State with this week’s WBOI Weekly.

Zach Bernard/WBOI News

ACRES Land Trust is celebrating the Hoosier State’s 200th birthday with a project that they hope will impact the region for the next 200 years.

Courtesy/The Trust For Public Land

The Trust for Public Land released its ParkScore ranking today, which ranks cities based on the size of its parks, amenities and the percentage of residents living within a 10-minute walk to a park.

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Summer is just a few weeks away, which means boating season is about to kick into full gear. The City of Fort Wayne is being proactive to ensure safety around low-head dams along the St. Joseph and Maumee rivers.

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Following months of discussion on how to repurpose the General Electric campus in Fort Wayne, GE is offering the site for redevelopment.

Courtesy/Laine Mello

Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana are gearing up for their third annual Living Fort Wayne Concert Series, which kicks off at Headwaters Park West on Wednesday, June 1st.

Dr. Bruce Kingsbury, IPFW

A federal grant is funding work in the state to improve the way “nuisance animals” – like snakes and turtles - are transported. The U.S. Department of Defense money is funding research on ways to move these animals more safely.  

Nuisance animals are animals people find in their yard and don’t want, or are scared of. They can be native animals or exotic animals people tried to keep as pets, some of which are endangered.


By Susan Reimer from Annapolis, USA - Oliver Garden, Baltimore, Wikimedia Commons

On NorthEATS Indiana, you hear about a variety of topics related to food in Northeast Indiana. We’ve covered crops, urban farms, and now we’ll take a look at growing food on a smaller scale: in your own backyard.

woodleywonderworks, via Wikimedia Commons

Gardening with kids can be a challenge, but Ricky Kemery, who runs the Allen County Master Gardener program, says it can be a rewarding experience for both parents and children.

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