WBOI News Earns Multiple AP Awards

Apr 17, 2017
Associated Press

Winners of the 2016 Indiana Associated Press Broadcasters Association Contest were announced Saturday, Apr. 15 in Indianapolis.  

The WBOI news team had entries in the large market division, and competed against broadcast organizations in Indianapolis, Chicago, Louisville, East Chicago, Fort Wayne and South Bend metro areas.  

WBOI earned the following awards: 

First Place: Best News Series, "Teen Mental Health," Lisa Ryan 

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Fort Wayne-based Ambassador Enterprises announced they will invest $500,000 in the South Dock Amphitheatre at Riverfront Park, earning them naming rights.

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central discusses fingerprinting. What's the history of using them for identification, how do your fingers make them, and what are the different patterns? 

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The City of Fort Wayne awarded facade grants Thursday to nine local organizations looking to enhance the exteriors of their properties.

The Fort Wayne Board of Park Commissioners voted Thursday to continue discussion of a partnership between the city and Indiana Tech. This could allow Indiana Tech to build an athletic complex in Memorial Park.

People driving past Eagle Marsh Nature Preserve in Fort Wayne may notice smoke during a controlled burn today until around 4 or 5 p.m.

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The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority voted Tuesday to support seven projects using Regional Cities Initiative funding as part of the Road to One Million plan.

Northeast Indiana Public Radio unveiled plans Tuesday for its new building located in downtown Fort Wayne.

Lisa Ryan, WBOI News

Indiana Tech announced last week its intent to build an estimated $6.4 million dollar athletic facility in Memorial Park on Fort Wayne’s east side. Some historic preservation advocates would like to stop the private university’s expansion.

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A baseball season can be a long and difficult process for players in the major and minor leagues. This is especially true for members of the Fort Wayne TinCaps that aren’t from the United States.