Sorority Chapter Honors Local Women Leaders

Mar 9, 2018

In honor of Women’s History Month the local chapter Eta Upsilon Zeta of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. will host their sixth annual Women’s History Month Brunch. The event will take place on Saturday. 


Conspiracy theories have always been a part of our discourse. Just this past month, the students who survived the shooting in Parkland Florida have been under attack from conspiracy theorists. According to Dr. Joseph Uscinski, who recently gave a presentation at Manchester University, Conspiracy Theories are for Losers.

Rachelle Reinking

At a press conference today, Mayor Tom Henry and other city officials proposed the creation of a Public Art Program and Public Art Commission.

A City ordinance will be introduced this Tuesday, calling for the creation of the Public Art Program, which would promote and integrate public art throughout the city.

The program would be overseen by a thirteen-member volunteer commission made up of appointments from arts organizations and arts schools, as well as the Fort Wayne City Council and the Mayor's Office.

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The Indiana Senate has passed a bill requiring more complete reporting of overdose data from county coroners.

Expanded Feticide Bill Heads To Governor's Desk

Mar 8, 2018
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Legislation headed to the governor would allow prosecutors to seek a murder charge against someone who attacks a woman and causes the death of her fetus.



Current law allows such charges if the fetus is viable. The legislation eliminates the need for viability.


READ MORE: Senate Committee Approves Bill To Expand Feticide Law

Ruth Yaro

Welcome to the February News Roundup on 89.1 WBOI. The WBOI news team takes a look at some of the biggest stories from February. There's been many responses to gun violence ever since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Hoosiers can now buy alcohol on Sundays, USF's Marble Lounge Records signed Rosalind & The Way, and Conspiracy Theories are for Losers.

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Part One


Following the February shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida that left 17 dead, the national dialogue has stayed centered on guns. With many suggestions on how to combat gun violence from all ends of the spectrum, an Indiana law has earned national attention as a possible solution.


The Jesters of the University of Saint Francis is a performing arts group of individuals with disabilities, ages 8 through seniors.

Araceli Gomez-Aldana

DeAntwan Johnson grew up in Fort Wayne and due to personal hardships moved to California when he was 17 years old.

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Indiana state lawmakers will have to take sexual harassment training under legislation approved by the Senate Tuesday.

The measure mandates an hour of harassment training each year. Senate Minority Leader Tim Lanane (D-Anderson) notes such training is already required for legislative staff.

“And so it’s time that we take the next step and have one for the members themselves,” Lanane says.