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The following statement was issued by the City of Fort Wayne on Saturday afternoon: 

Fort Wayne – "Tests on drinking water completed today show that the water free from any contamination and is safe. Therefore, Fort Wayne City Utilities and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management ended the precautionary boil water advisory effective immediately.   All residents may now use water from the tap for drinking and cooking with no further need for precautions.  The water is safe to use.

This week on the weekly experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central tells us about salinity. What is salinity, what are some characteristics of saline water, and even why is the ocean salty?

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Indiana’s 3rd District Congressman Jim Banks held a town hall at Adams Woodcrest Health Facility in Decatur on Friday morning.

Fort Wayne City Utilities has issued a precautionary Boil Water Advisory until further notice for much of the city. The advisory is in effect for parts of the city bounded by Washington Center Road in the north, a portion of Maplecrest and Meyer Road in the east, the Hillegas Road and St. Marys River in the west and Tillman Road in the south.

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Fort Wayne could soon have Purdue University’s first and only school of music. That was a proposal made Friday by faculty and administrators at Indiana University--Purdue University Fort Wayne, which is in the process of being split into two universities.

Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne will soon have a much shorter name. The Purdue Board of Trustees announced Friday that as the school splits into two universities, the campus will be known as Purdue University Fort Wayne.

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A global relocation and moving services provider based in Fort Wayne will be moving from its current location on US 30 to downtown.

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Saturday is Earth Day, and beginning this Friday, Save Maumee Grassroots Organization is making it a free, 3-day public celebration in New Haven, Indiana, with a goal of planting eleven hundred trees in the city's Moser and Heatherwood Parks.

Lisa Ryan, WBOI News

Fort Wayne’s fire department and the AWS Foundation, an advocacy group for people with disabilities, announced Wednesday they will start offering free safety kits for children with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo will open for its 52nd season this Saturday, and it’s offering a number of new exhibits for visitors in 2017.

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