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Fort Wayne Mayoral Candidates Talk Jobs, Southeast Development In Quality Of Life Forum

The third forum in the Fort Wayne mayoral race took place at Purdue Fort Wayne’s Rhinehart Music Center Thursday night between Democratic incumbent Tom Henry and Republican challenger Tim Smith.

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Arts and Culture

Adam Garland

Local Music Makers Revisit The Last Waltz

Fort Wayne musician Tommy Saul is adding another facet of the business to his list of accomplishments this week, as he and Jake Wilhelm get ready to present a tribute to The Last Waltz , The Band's farewell performance back in 1976, at the Philmore on Broadway this Friday evening.

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State News

Samantha Horton / IPB News

United Way Helps UAW Members On Strike

The United Auto Workers strike against General Motors is approaching one month and one local organization is preparing for an increase in needs from union members.

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WBOI Presents

WBOI Presents: September News Roundup 2019

Our September news roundup looked ahead to the elections, took a closer look at the local impact of the UAW strike, and talked with owners of a local business about some changes.

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United Auto Workers continued to strike against General Motors across the state on Thursday, going into the 5th week. 

At the Fort Wayne Assembly Plant, GM workers in the picket like stood outside in cloudy October weather, amid news of GM officials meeting in Detroit to discuss a tentative contract, agreed on earlier this week. Workers went on strike in September seeking renegotiations on wages, healthcare and temporary workers’ benefits. 

Rebecca Thiele / IPB News

For the past few months, Indiana University students have been helping 14 cities in the state to do greenhouse gas inventories. The idea is for cities to look at which sectors emit the most gases that contribute to climate change and try to make them greener. 

PBS39

Welcome to a WBOI special program presenting the 2019 Mayoral Forum on Quality of Life. Arts United, PBS39, the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics, and the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne have partnered to produce a town hall style discussion with Democratic Incumbent Mayor Tom Henry and Republican challenger, Tim Smith. Bruce Haines, General Manager of PBS39, will serve as the moderator for the event, and the discussion was recorded on Oct. 18 at the Auer Auditorium in the Rhinehart Music Center at Purdue Fort Wayne.

The third forum in the Fort Wayne mayoral race took place at Purdue Fort Wayne’s Rhinehart Music Center Thursday night between Democratic incumbent Tom Henry and Republican challenger Tim Smith.

FILE

A measure calling for greater transparency and collaboration in city consulting contracts will be heard before City Council during its lame duck session on November 12.

Local Music Makers Revisit The Last Waltz

Oct 16, 2019
Adam Garland

Fort Wayne musician Tommy Saul is adding another facet of the business to his list of accomplishments this week, as he and Jake Wilhelm get ready to present a tribute to The Last Waltz, The Band's farewell performance back in 1976, at the Philmore on Broadway this Friday evening.

Rebecca Green/WBOI News

Fort Wayne City Council approved proposals from Mayor Tom Henry to invest $3 million of state income tax funding to city neighborhoods Tuesday night.

The United Automobile Workers vice president says the union reached a proposed tentative agreement with General Motors. Some members were happy to hear a potential deal is near after a month-long strike.

Photos Courtesy/Artlink

Artlink is getting ready to connect creatives across the Midwest with strategies, narrative tools and interactive opportunities to explore all forms of emerging tech.

Fort Wayne’s redevelopment commission signed off on a TIF district expansion to include land for the Headwaters Lofts proposal Monday evening.

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