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Fort Wayne City Council voted 8-1 Tuesday in favor of installing new parking meters downtown.

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Fort Wayne announced Monday it will be joining a mounting legal effort in Indiana against pharmaceutical companies and distributors.

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Two years ago, Fort Wayne resident, Zoe Martin, shared a dream she had with her friend and neighbor, Jason Davis.

Now that dream has come true, in the form of a creative grassroots charity called Dreamcatchers.

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Allen County will be joining two Indiana counties and one city in a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies and distributors.

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“A Christmas Carol,” by Charles Dickens, is a universally beloved holiday tale, and this year, First Pres Theater invited  Fort Wayne director, Jack Cantey, to put a fresh new spin on this timeless classic.

City of Fort Wayne

The City of Fort Wayne invested $25 million in road and infrastructure improvements for the fourth consecutive year. In 2017 Fort Wayne resurfaced nearly 42 miles of asphalt and repaired almost 10 miles of sidewalks, while replacing 3,000 faded street lights.

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Fort Wayne City Council voted 6-3 to overturn a veto from Mayor Tom Henry over a campaign finance measure that would limit the contributions of contractors to political campaigns to $2,000 per year or less.

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An Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission hearing was held at the Grand Wayne Center Monday night. The public was invited to comment on a proposed rate increase for NIPSCO customers.

Mark Perry

Historically, Fort Wayne’s economy has been built around farming and manufacturing. But in the near future, the Summit City may be known more for the energy and vitality of its entrepreneurial community. WBOI’s Mark Perry profiled an area non-profit that is working toward that goal.

When you walk up the stairs to the second floor of a building at the corner of Calhoun and Berry Street in downtown Fort Wayne, you are struck by the serenity of the space. There are not the typical sounds of the office, phones, fax machines, a frantic pace. But there is energy.

Mollie Shutt

Plays and musicals are put on throughout the year in northeast Indiana and in November, the University of Saint Francis put on '"Sister Act." The lead role, originally played by Whoopi Goldberg in the 1992 film, was brought to life by Fatima Washington. Fatima is a friend of the station. She’s been on WBOI’s Meet the Music and she joined us in the studio in early December to talk about her experience donning the habit.

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