Steven Anselm

Fort Wayne writer and freelance multi-media artist Johnny Commorato is always on the lookout for a random act of inspiration, and his recent trip to New York City proved to be a fertile source.

Indiana U.S. Democratic senator Joe Donnelly will have his hands full over the next few months, while trying to defeat Republican candidate Mike Braun in his first reelection bid this November.

WBOI Presents: June News Roundup

Jul 5, 2018
David Rhodes

This week on WBOI Presents, we bring you our June News Roundup.

Marc Milne


A southern Indiana cave is home to a new species of spider.

An assistant professor of biology at the University of Indianapolis discovered the species, which is being called Islandiana Lewisi. It’s the first new spider in its genus to be found in over 30 years.

Tyler Lake / WFIU/WTIU News

  New regulations for Cannabidiol or CBD are meant to help consumers and law enforcement.

CBD has been legal in Indiana since March, but now it’s required to come with a QR code. It’s a type of bar code that can be scanned by a smartphone, which will take you to a page with information about the product.

There consumers will find information that includes an independent lab analysis, ingredients and the product’s expiration date.