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IPFW's Beth Kaskel Talks Zika Virus

The “Zika Virus” has reached pandemic levels in Central and South American countries. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control has identified over 50 cases of the virus in the United States, with two reported in Indiana and Ohio on Tuesday.
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"Bagan, Burma" by Corto Maltese 1999 - Originally uploaded to Flickr as View over the plain of Bagan. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Burmese Culture Influences Fort Wayne Restaurants

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Fort Wayne Store Owners Discuss Nitty-Gritty of Knitting

For Natalie Bell-Kearney and her mother, Jan Bell, this month’s wintry weather offers a perfect opportunity to grab the yarn and needles, and knit.
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NorthEATS Indiana

Lisa Ryan, WBOI News

Burmese Population Influences Fort Wayne Grocery Stores

Indiana has one of the largest populations of Burmese immigrants in the United States, and most live in Fort Wayne and Indianapolis.
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Fresh Oysters Available In Landlocked Fort Wayne

WBOI's National Hobby Month Series

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Cheers To Making Beers: Tapping Into Home Brewing

For many beer lovers, brewing up their own "cold one" is the next big step in that love affair. But for Abigail Kopen, buyer and manager for Deer Park Irish Pub, it was becoming a professional craft beer specialist that actually led to her passion for making it at home. Today WBOI's Julia Meek will top off her series on offbeat hobbies in Fort Wayne by talking with Kopen about the cheers of making beers.
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The “Zika Virus” has reached pandemic levels in Central and South American countries. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control has identified over 50 cases of the virus in the United States, with two reported in Indiana and Ohio on Tuesday.

NIPR's Lisa Ryan reports on a bill that will make it harder for meth cookers to buy psuedoephedrine and tax filing services offered by the Indiana Department of Revenue for taxpayers with an adjusted gross income of $62,000 or more.

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In 1960, 6-year-old Ruby Bridges became the first African-American child to attend an all-white elementary school.

"Bagan, Burma" by Corto Maltese 1999 - Originally uploaded to Flickr as View over the plain of Bagan. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

WBOI's Lisa Ryan reports on the growing presence of Burmese culture here in Fort Wayne, which is due to the large population of Burmese refugees and the culinary traditions they bring to the region in this week's segment of NorthEATS Indiana.

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Legislation was passed and signed into law last month offering a reprieve to school districts who saw a decline in their ISTEP+ scores from the previous year. Some local school officials believe the reprieve could go farther.

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Iowa is preparing to caucus tonight, but what does that have to do with Hoosier voters? 

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central discusses optics. 

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

Earlier this month, the Indiana Legislative Services Agency released a report recommending that IPFW be broken into two institutions. However, IPFW’s governing body issued a response that brings the LSA’s findings into question. 

The LSA made its recommendations based on declines in enrollment, research funding, charitable donations, and graduation rates at IPFW.

Cheers To Making Beers: Tapping Into Home Brewing

Jan 29, 2016
Courtesy/Abigail Kopen

For many beer lovers, brewing up their own "cold one" is the next big step in that love affair.

But for Abigail Kopen, buyer and manager for Deer Park Irish Pub, it was becoming a professional craft beer specialist that actually led to her passion for making it at home.

Today WBOI's Julia Meek will top off her series on offbeat hobbies in Fort Wayne by talking with Kopen about the cheers of making beers.

Courtesy/Historic Fort Wayne

While many hobbies are leisurely "sit-down" pursuits, Historic Fort Wayne's Old Fort provides the unique opportunity for living history enthusiasts to get active --and re-enact.

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