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Northeast Indiana Weekend Weather Outlook: January 17-19

Northeast Indiana is expected to get significant snowfall and cold temperatures this weekend, and 89.1 WBOI will provide updates as the weekend progresses.

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Arts and Culture

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Raising A Glass To "Gurls" Who Drink Beer

With the craft beer business booming, Hop River Brewing Company's Mary Corinne Lowenstein and local artist Kara Doak are on a new crusade to connect and empower women who like to go out and enjoy it.

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Troubled Pregnancies Can Mean Years of Health Problems

Melody Lynch-Kimery had a fairly routine pregnancy. But when she got to the hospital for delivery, she says things quickly turned dangerous.

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WBOI Presents

Susan Kinney

WBOI Presents: 2018 News Roundup

Every month, WBOI looks back at news from northeast Indiana and around the state on WBOI Presents. This week, we took a look back at 2018.

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WBOI kicked off its Question of the Month series in January, with the question: "What should be our community's New Year's resolution?" 

Whether its improving our infratructure, making healthier choices, or treating each other better we want to hear your response! 

Just go to your recording app in your smartphone or computer, record your response (please keep it brief!) and email it to news@nipr.fm. You can also write your response and send it to us. 

We'll share some of your responses on the air at the end of the month. We look forward to hearing from you! 

Rebecca Green

The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana and East Allen County Schools today reached an agreement to a lawsuit filed in November on behalf of the Leo Pride Alliance club at Leo Junior, Senior High School.

 

The lawsuit alleged school administrators prohibited the club from describing itself as a GSA, or Gay Straight Alliance and imposed other restrictions on club members.

 

Holcomb Names New State Veterans Affairs Director

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Gov. Eric Holcomb has named a new director for the state’s Department of Veterans Affairs. This comes after the resignation of the former director following complaints about misuse of military relief dollars at the agency.

Gov. Eric Holcomb unveiled a teacher pay proposal in his State of the State. A Department of Child Services bill cleared committee. And House Republicans then rebuffed an effort to strengthen that bill.

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Northeast Indiana is expected to get significant snowfall and cold temperatures this weekend, and 89.1 WBOI will provide updates as the weekend progresses.

Indiana ended 2018 with an unemployment rate about nine percent worse than where it started the year. (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Indiana ended 2018 with an unemployment rate about 9 percent worse than where it started the year.

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Fort Wayne Police are again turning to genetic genealogy to identify an unknown male suspect in a series of assaults.

Detectives are searching for a man responsible for three sexual assaults between September 2015 and May 2017 on the city’s southeast side.

The three assaults took place in a relatively confined geographic area in southeast Fort Wayne: in the 4500 block of Park Drive, 5000 block of Bowser Avenue and 5200 block of Bowser Avenue.

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Lauren Chapman

A new study shows significantly more parents opt-in to a certain vaccination for their children when shown an educational video during a doctor’s visit. 

Lawmakers proposed new rules for Indiana’s poorly-rated virtual schools after years of failing letter grades and calls for them to improve. A measure heard in a House committee Wednesday would help, but many say it’s just a start.

Tim Smith For Mayor

The Republican primary field for Fort Wayne’s 2019 mayoral election expanded earlier this week, as Tim Smith officially filed with the Board of Elections.

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