WBOI Presents: 2017 News Roundup

Jan 3, 2018

Every month, the news team at 89.1 WBOI covers events in northeast Indiana and around the state. This week on WBOI Presents, we are taking a look back 2017.

Credit Zach Bernard / WBOI News

Part One. Zach Bernard has more on the status of Fort Wayne’s fight against opioids (00:38), Zach Bernard joins us in the studio (09:21), Araceli Gomez-Aldana looks back at the regional healthcare shakeup with Sherry Slater from the Journal Gazette (14:35)

Credit Lutheran Health Network

Past WBOI coverage: http://wboi.org/post/fort-wayne-joins-statewide-opioid-legal-effort#stream/0

http://wboi.org/post/lutheran-health-network-announces-new-medical-campus#stream/0

WBOI's Zach Bernard and Katy Anderson observe the eclipse.
Credit Ben Clemmer

Part Two. Araceli Gomez-Aldana speaks with Martin Fisher about major science headlines from 2017 and the importance of science literacy (00:22), Julia Meek and Ben Clemmer look back at a year's worth of major arts and culture moments (10:43)

Andrew VanWyngarden of MGMT performs at Middle Waves
Credit Danielle Doepke / Danielle Doepke Photography

Past coverage: http://wboi.org/post/new-south-side-pub-connects-citys-social-scene#stream/0

http://wboi.org/post/south-side-neighborhood-restaurant-getting-back-carhop-business#stream/0

http://wboi.org/post/historic-clyde-theatre-reopen-arts-and-entertainment-destination#stream/0

http://wboi.org/post/renovations-begin-historic-clyde-theatre#stream/0

http://wboi.org/post/addison-agen-readies-final-music-battles-voice#stream/0

Rep. Jim Lucas talks to veterans at the Indiana American Legion about medical marijuana.
Credit Lauren Chapman/IPB News

Part Three. Zach Bernard speaks with Indiana Public Broadcasting's Lauren Chapman (00:30), welcome Rebecca Green (09:41).

The newest member of our team! http://wboi.org/people/rebecca-green

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