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Science Central Receives $100,000 From AEP For Planetarium

Science Central is trying to raise money to build a planetarium at its location, and it announced another financial commitment from a local entity Wednesday morning.

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Arts and Culture

Maxamillian J. Meyer

Local Attorney's Latest Novel Conjures Up Adventure

Fort Wayne attorney Mark Smith is becoming known for writing humorous, larger-than-life fiction, and he's done it again with his 3rd novel. Rock & Roll Voodoo.

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State News

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Brandon Smith

Public Gets Final Chance To Testify On State Budget

The public got its last chance Thursday to weigh in on the budget bill as lawmakers finalize the state’s new two-year, $34 billion spending plan.

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WBOI Presents

Joseph Green

WBOI Presents: A Beacon of Hope

The full title of this week's show is A Beacon of Hope: A Journey Back from Addiction, and this presentation was recorded at an event held as part of Indiana Tech's Tech Talks series on America's opioid crisis.

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Fort Wayne City Council unanimously agreed to move forward on a proposal to regulate “dockless vehicle” share systems in an effort to support a pilot program Tuesday night.

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Science Central is trying to raise money to build a planetarium at its location, and it announced another financial commitment from a local entity Wednesday morning.

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Fort Wayne City Council is considering an amendment to the city code that would prohibit the use of unmanned aircraft vehicles -- or UAVs -- within certain areas of the city.

School Bus Safety Bill Heads To Governor

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Kids getting off a school bus (WFIU/WTIU)
Brandon Smith

Indiana drivers who recklessly pass school buses when the stop arm is out will face increased penalties under legislation headed to the governor.

 

That’s where we ran into Floyd Houin, the farm’s patriarch. He summed up why the digesters matter.

“It’s good to keep it out of the landfills and get more value out of it.”

A bill that would overhaul career and technical education across the state passed the general assembly Tuesday night. It would create several changes if signed by the governor.

Indiana Senators passed a bill Tuesday that will provide funding for the state's professional basketball and soccer team facilities.

Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate reached a final agreement Tuesday on what will likely be the state’s next two-year budget.

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Lauren Chapman

Autism research and education get a boost in Indiana with a newly designated university center.  The Purdue Autism Research Center, or PARC was created in response to a community call for more autism research.  

The Indiana Department of Education says Indiana’s teacher shortage is counterproductive to its priorities.

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