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Fresh Spin Breathes New Life Into Dickens' Classic Tale

“A Christmas Carol,” by Charles Dickens, is a universally beloved holiday tale, and this year, First Pres Theater invited Fort Wayne director, Jack Cantey, to put a fresh new spin on this timeless classic.

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Addison Agen Readies For Final Music Battles On The Voice

Since NBC's "The Voice" began its live, weekly eliminations in November, many Fort Wayne residents have been on the edge of their seats as 16 year old singer songwriter, Addison Agen, continues to advance in the competition.

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State News

State Tax Revenues Continue Slump In November

Indiana tax revenues continued their slump last month as the state nears the halfway point of its current fiscal year. Indiana took in $13 million less in taxes than expected in November, which puts the state nearly $150 million below target through five months of the fiscal year. The state has yet to exceed expectations for a single month in that period. That’s despite a second consecutive month of positive performances from both sales and individual income taxes. November’s collections put...

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Behind The Mic

Andy Laverghetta

WBOI Jazz Host Unwinds For The Weekend With Friday Vibe

To volunteer show host, Bill Forsythe , unwinding for the weekend means serving up a freeform mix of jazz-driven music, which he does, every other Friday night, on WBOI's "Friday Vibe."

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Fort Wayne City Council voted 6-2 in favor of a bill that would limit campaign contributions from contractors Tuesday night.

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Fort Wayne City Council approved the purchase agreement of the North River property, on Clinton and Fourth, on a 5-3 vote Tuesday night.

A law authored by U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) is now implemented throughout the Armed Forces.

The Jacob Sexton Military Suicide Prevention Act was named after an Indiana National Guard member died from suicide in 2009 while on leave from Afghanistan. Donnelly says the bill, his first as a senator, was based on common sense.

“It recognizes that mental fitness, like physical fitness, is a crucial component of military readiness,” Donnelly says.

House Dems Elect Rep. Terry Goodin New Leader

Nov 27, 2017

After the vote, Goodin revealed no details about his political strategy for the 2018 legislative session. But he did indicate a desire to fight gerrymandering. (Photo by Drew Daudelin)

About one week after Minority Leader Scott Pelath announced he would step down, House Democrats have a new leader – Rep. Terry Goodin.

After the caucus elected him, Goodin revealed no details about his political strategy for the 2018 legislative session.

The U.S. Justice Department Awarded Fort Wayne a grant of nearly 1 million dollars to hire more police officers. 

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Fort Wayne City Council advanced a measure Tuesday night that could limit how campaign contributions affect the bidding process for development projects.

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Fort Wayne City Council put discussion for a controversial land acquisition proposal on hold until next week’s meeting.

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IPFW held a ribbon cutting to launch the opening of its new on-campus food bank. Administrators say the food pantry is open to students, staff and the public. 

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IPFW hosted an economic panel Friday that touched on positive and negative trends seen around the world, the United States, Indiana and the Northeast region.

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