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Lying and Other Acts of Kindness

Feb 9, 2017

Sarah Reilly is a senior at Homestead High School. Her story was entered into the category of Personal Essay/Memoir and is titled Lying and Other Acts of Kindness. Her story is read by Jill Park

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What do science, murder and romance all have in common? Fort Wayne's Science Central holds the key to this mystery, which will be solved by eager participants this Friday evening, at "My Cold Hearted Valentine: Season III."

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For every thousand live births, nine babies in Allen County die before their first birthday. The county’s infant mortality rate is higher than Indiana’s, and the state already has one of the worst rates in the country. McMillen Health launched a new mobile initiative Monday aimed at addressing this issue.

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores solar energy.  What are the forms of this energy, how can it be used, and how much even reaches the Earth?

More than 250,000 people have library cards at the Allen County Public Library, and more than 65,000 people used their library cards last year.

Procured by Jim Saxton and Dale Kelly in 1994, the restoration, done in Utah,  took 14 months, and all of the glass was remade under Saxton's guidance.
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Fort Wayne landscaper, Jim Saxton, has a passion for rescuing historic lighting fixtures, which he traces back to his early teen years. That's when his job at the Paramount Theatre sparked an interest in lighting, as well as the city's rich past. 

Love Is On The Air For WBOI's Valentine Fund Drive

Feb 1, 2017

It's Valentine's season, and love is on the air at 89.1 WBOI. Listeners who pledge $60 annually or $5 per month during WBOI's Valentine Fund Drive can request the WBOI Valentine's Day Package, which includes: 

Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend

Below is the official statement from Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend:

The Church stands firm in its commitment to the defense of the life and dignity of the human person and to the promotion of the common good. Just last week, I joined over 1,000 young people from our diocese at the March for Life in Washington, D.C., where we publicly witnessed to the dignity of the unborn child. It was a joy to bear witness to the Gospel of Life.

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University presidents in Indiana have expressed opposition to President Trump’s executive order that temporarily bars immigrants and refugees of certain countries from entering the United States.

No IPFW students are from any of the banned countries, but two faculty members are, says Director of International Student Services Brian Mylrea. He says he’s planning to talk to all international students and staff, even those who aren’t from countries under the travel ban.

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Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne Chancellor Vicky Carwein issued the following statement Monday afternoon in response to President Trump’s executive order on immigration:

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