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Funding Request For "Landing" Streetscapes Tabled

A funding request for The Landing development on in downtown Fort Wayne was tabled for later discussion in City Council Tuesday night.

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Arts and Culture

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Bluegrass Family Band Ready To Rattle The Barn

The St. John Family Band is devoted to bluegrass music , as is their 2nd annual Rattle the Barn Concert which takes place this Saurday evening, in Roanoke. Also on the playbill are Fort Wayne's Rosalind & the Way , and The Legendary Trainhoppers , as well as Lateral Blue , coming up to join the show from Nashville. To learn how and why this genre has captivated the family, WBOI's Julia Meek met with Josh St. John, and his daughters, Sophie, age 14, and Halle, age 12, to discuss their...

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State News

A committee assigned to study a potential hate crimes law did not deliver a recommendation to the full General Assembly. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Study Committee On Hate Crimes Fails To Issue Any Recommendation

A decades-long debate over whether Indiana should have an explicit hate crimes law is no closer to a resolution.

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WBOI Presents

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WBOI Presents: A Q&A With Ron Elving

NPR Senior Editor and Washington Desk Correspondent Ron Elving visited Fort Wayne last month. While he was here, he gave a lecture at Sweetwater Auditorim on the topic of America's commitment to democracy.

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