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Andy Laverghetta

WBOI's "Gospel Flight" Host Celebrates 42 Years In Broadcasting

As of this month, Fort Wayne's Dee McKinley has been on the gospel radio broadcasting scene for 42 years, more than 30 of them spent right here at Northeast Indiana Public Radio, as volunteer host of Sunday morning's "Gospel Flight."
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Arts and Culture

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Fort Wayne Guitar Center Opens Music-Themed Art Gallery

Music and "music art" are a natural pairing, and beginning this Friday, Fort Wayne's Guitar Center is inaugurating a series of exhibits in its new gallery space that celebrates both.
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NorthEATS Indiana

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Fort Wayne Hosts 19th Annual BBQ RibFest

This weekend is the BBQ RibFest at Headwaters Park in Fort Wayne. Festival participants can listen to live music and eat barbecue of all kinds, including some vegetarian options.
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In this week's roundup of news in Northeast Indiana and the Hoosier State, Fort Wayne nonprofits received grant funding from the City, Indiana Democrats officially chose their ticket for governor and lieutenant governor, school and teachers reflect on racial biases and WBOI's Julia Meek speaks with "Gospel Flight's" Dee McKinley.

Andy Laverghetta

As of this month, Fort Wayne's Dee McKinley has been on the gospel radio broadcasting scene for 42 years, more than 30 of them spent right here at Northeast Indiana Public Radio, as volunteer host of Sunday morning's "Gospel Flight."

CREATIVE SIGN SERVICES

Ten nonprofit organizations aiding low- to moderate-income Fort Wayne residents are getting their share of $360,000 from the federal government. The funding comes from the City’s Community Development Block Grant -- or CDBG -- dollars.

FILE

A teenager was shot by a police officer on the southeast side of Fort Wayne Tuesday afternoon. The officer following up on an incident where shots were fired from the day before.

Courtesy/Jay Carroll

Music and "music art" are a natural pairing, and beginning this Friday, Fort Wayne's Guitar Center is inaugurating a series of exhibits in its new gallery space that celebrates both.

Lisa Ryan, WBOI

This weekend is the 36th annual Greek Fest at Headwaters Park in Fort Wayne.

Hoosier Environmental Council

Coal ash is produced when you burn coal for electricity. It doesn’t biodegrade. It has to be stored. And Indiana has more coal ash storage ponds than any other state—84. But the federal rules for coal ash storage ponds are changing. Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Nick Janzen reports on steps within the state to rewrite the approach to storing coal ash.

Indianapolis Power and Light converted its Harding Street coal plants to run on natural gas to comply with new federal pollution standards, including a proposed 20-percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions by 2030. IPL’s Harding Street plant burned its last load of coal earlier this year.   


Rob Martinez

  July is a patriotic month - Independence Day, fireworks, and parades.  One holiday that used to fly under the radar was "Christmas In July".  Rob Martinez, WBOI's resident holiday music expert, will broadcast a new all-request version of his usually-in-December show "The Nights Before Christmas" on Wednesday July 6th from 9 to 11 PM to mark the occasion.   

Brandon Smith

In contrast to the Indiana Republican convention, there was no suspense or drama as Hoosier Democrats officially chose their nominees for statewide offices.

Katy Anderson/WBOI News

Another week of news is in the books, which means another episode of WBOI Weekly is here to get you caught up on anything you may have missed.

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