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Fort Wayne’s Legacy Committee held a meeting Thursday night to discuss funding for Park Center’s effort to revitalize the nearly-vacant Lafayette Medical Center, as well as funding several new rooms at Ivy Tech for the Unity Performing Arts Foundation.

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Purdue University’s acquisition of a for-profit online college is being criticized by some of the university’s own faculty members. Purdue announced its plans to buy Kaplan University at the end of April. It hopes to serve more adult learners through the online platform, which it’s nicknaming ‘New U’ for now.

Some educators are worried about the potential repercussions of the deal.

Following three years of studies and planning, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry announced the city is not pursuing the construction of a downtown event center - for now.

Regional Trail Network Celebrates 100th Mile

Nov 13, 2017
Marney Carmichael

For Indiana newcomer Christy Grannan, the Regional Trail Network has been a welcome feature to life in and around Fort Wayne. The multi-use Network is expanding and recently paved its 100th mile, with an additional seven miles to be added by the end of 2017.

Faith Van Gilder / Advancing Voices of Women

The Paul Helmke School for Women in Public Life is a nonpartisan series that aims to develop women for public leadership in Northeast Indiana. The last installment of the series was held on November 2, 2017. Several women filled a small room at IPFW’s Neff hall to hear women speak about their experiences in elected and appointed leadership positions. 

Andy LaVerghetta

WBOI's volunteer host, Bruce Grimm, developed a love for music, and local record stores at an early age, and that's what drives his present musical passion every Saturday night.

That's when he and his co-hosts, Brad Etter and George Seymour invite listeners to climb aboard, for a two hour, freeform, eclectic musical mix called "Side Tracks."

Fort Wayne Regional Trail Network Celebrating 100th Mile

Nov 7, 2017

A milestone celebration is set to take place in Fort Wayne on Monday, Nov. 13 with the official marking of the 100th mile of the regional trail network.

Fort Wayne and area residents are welcome to attend the event, hosted by the City of Fort Wayne, Allen County and Fort Wayne Trails Inc. Attendees can tag and post past and present trail memories and images on social media using #fwtrails100 or on the City of Fort Wayne and Fort Wayne Trails Facebook pages.

The City of Fort Wayne announced its plans to build what Mayor Tom Henry calls a “boutique hotel” downtown.

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State senator Liz Brown visited Huntertown for a town hall discussion Saturday morning.

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Aunt Millie’s Bakeries announced Monday it will be closing its bakery on Pearl Street in downtown Fort Wayne, with 91 employees losing their jobs.

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