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Melissa Wright

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Welcome to the February News Roundup on 89.1 WBOI. The WBOI news team takes a look at some of the biggest stories from February. There's been many responses to gun violence ever since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Hoosiers can now buy alcohol on Sundays, USF's Marble Lounge Records signed Rosalind & The Way, and Conspiracy Theories are for Losers.

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Araceli Gomez-Aldana

The YWCA visits schools in Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, Noble, Wells and Whitley Counties to teach middle and high school students about teen dating violence. 

YWCA of Northwest Indiana

This Valentine’s Day season domestic violence survivors were the guests of honor at this year’s HEART Gala hosted by the YWCA of Northwest Indiana. In order to protect the survivors’ safety no identifying information was used. 

YWCA

Two Fort Wayne non-profits that serve women in the region announced they’re  merging Wednesday. 

Hope House will now be a division of YWCA Northeast Indiana. The two organizations have complimentary missions - Hope House provides  transitional housing for homeless women facing addiction. 

The 120-year-old  YWCA offers a domestic violence shelter for women in Allen and the surrounding  counties.   

Debbie Beckman is the President and CEO of YWCA Northeast Indiana. She says  more awareness of the issues is creating more demand.