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IPFW Will Not Eliminate Women's Studies Program

The women’s studies program at Indiana University--Purdue University Fort Wayne will not be eliminated, as was previously suggested in a plan to cut costs. The new proposal will cut costs by eliminating one job, and cutting the director’s pay.

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Local Artist Pursues His Craft On Both Sides Of Atlantic

Oil painter, Tim Johnson , is a Fort Wayne native, with a passion for the craft he pursues to the fullest--here, as well as at his 2nd live-in studio space, in Seborga, Italy .

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Behind The Mic

Andy Laverghetta

WBOI's Own "Father Christmas" Shares His Passions Over The Air

For the past five years, volunteer show host, Rob Martinez, has been sharing his musical expertise and his audio production skills over the WBOI airwaves, most notably, with his weekly "Movie Music Spotlights" and annual "Nights Before Christmas" music specials.

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Courtesy/Tim Johnson

Oil painter, Tim Johnson , is a Fort Wayne native, with a passion for the craft he pursues to the fullest--here, as well as at his 2nd live-in studio space, in Seborga, Italy .

This month Classical 94.1 WBNI will feature a variety of holiday programming! Below is a list of some of the programs WBNI will air to help you get into the holiday spirit. *********** Leroy Anderson Christmas - Saturday, December 17 th from 8-9 p.m. What better show to deck the halls and bring on the holiday cheer than Leroy Anderson Christmas with hosts Leonard Slatkin and Kurt Anderson , son of the composer! The celebration features recordings by Leonard Slatkin conducting the BBC Concert...

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With its new company of full time artists in place, Heartland Sings is working overtime to share its exciting new brand, and expanded repertoire with Fort Wayne and the surrounding area.

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The women’s studies program at Indiana University--Purdue University Fort Wayne will not be eliminated, as was previously suggested in a plan to cut costs. The new proposal will cut costs by eliminating one job, and cutting the director’s pay.

Prosecutors, GOP Senators Backing Arrestee DNA Bill

Dec 6, 2016

Legislation to allow police to take DNA samples from anyone arrested for a felony is gathering more support as prosecutors and GOP senators line up to back it. Current law requires police to get a warrant to collect an arrestee’s DNA. A proposed bill would simply allow police to collect a DNA sample from anyone arrested for a felony, just like collecting fingerprints. Such legislation has failed for years, in both chambers. But Sen. Erin Houchin (R-Salem) says there’s building momentum to...

Fewer jobs will be saved at Indianapolis Carrier factory than originally announced. The United Steelworkers union told members in a letter Monday that the number of jobs saved is actually 800, not more than 1,100 as President-elect Donald Trump said last week. Steelworkers Local 1999 vice president Robert James says it means 500 union members will still lose their jobs. Its just something that the company decided, that these are the numbers theyre going to run with, he says. And hopefully by...

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Downtown Fort Wayne has seen significant development over the last decade, with more businesses and special events filling the downtown area. But when the city approves a new skyscraper or events center, how does that affect people who are living on the streets?

Courtesy/First Presbyterian Theater

Beginning this weekend, First Presbyterian Theater is adding a new twist to a beloved holiday classic, with its production of "It's a Wonderful Life, a Live Radio Play."

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Indiana University trustees voted in Bloomington Thursday to split Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, which means IU and Purdue would govern the university separately. It still needs to be approved by Purdue’s trustees.

Andy Laverghetta

For the past five years, volunteer show host, Rob Martinez, has been sharing his musical expertise and his audio production skills over the WBOI airwaves, most notably, with his weekly "Movie Music Spotlights" and annual "Nights Before Christmas" music specials.

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