Nina Totenberg has a lot of superlatives to her name.
As NPR's Legal Affairs Correspondent, she's a built a career as a legendary journalist, with a voice and style all her own. She's won countless awards for her work covering the U.S. Supreme Court and other legal matters. And she’s one of NPR’s "Founding Mothers," the group of female reporters who shaped the network from its earliest days.
The summer is in full swing but for Rob Martinez, the calendar always reads Christmas. 89.1 WBOI's resident holiday music expert wanted to celebrate the month of July with a special one time version of his show "The Nights Before Christmas". This special airs on Tuesday, July 7th from 8 PM to 10 PM.
"We've watched our Facebook page explode with new likes since January," Martinez said. "It's gone from 150+ likes to over 450+ in less than six months. I really wanted to do a show for these new potential listeners so they don't have to wait until December."
A Department of Justice investigation found that many of Amtrak’s facilities across the country don’t comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, including all 11 Indiana stations.
Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services, the state’s disability advocacy agency, is one of several organizations around the country that filed complaints against Amtrak with the Department of Justice.
While recent flooding across the region has posed public safety concerns and inconveniences, it can also have a significant environmental impact. Flooding poses more of a threat to waterways downstream of Fort Wayne.
Record-setting rainfall this month has caused sewage, sediments, and harmful nutrients to enter Fort Wayne’s waterways. Dan Wire of the Tri-State Watershed Alliance says although the rivers are particularly bloated and brown right now, we don’t have much to worry about here.
You may not be familiar with the name Mick Foley. But maybe you should be.
Foley is perhaps best known as one of the superstars who launched World Wrestling Entertainment into its most recent surge in popularity. Among fans, his marquee matches are considered among the most exciting in the history of the business, due to his incredible toughness in the ring.
Fort Wayne rent prices are below the national average, according to a recent study from Apartment List, but that doesn’t mean everyone in the city can afford them. For some low-income households, rent prices are still too high.
In Fort Wayne, rent for two-bedroom apartments is actually down three percent from 2013, while the national average jumped three percent in the same period, according to the study.
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Summer will officially be here this Sunday, and to one Allen County resident in particular, that means it's time for a solstice celebration.
Troy Ganser has a life-long affinity for holidays, folklore and entertaining, and believes his new T.A.G. Art facility in New Haven provides a perfect (and natural) setting in which to host an interactive "Summer Solstice Fairy Party."
WBOI's Julia Meek met with Ganser earlier this week to discuss the pleasure of storytelling in this magical manner.