France withdraws Paris bid for 2025 World Expo

The country’s leader said he has doubts about the economic viability of the project and fear unexpected additional expenses in the context of public budget cuts.

Arts United presents annual awards, first-ever Mayor’s Arts Awards

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry presented a keynote speech during the event, offering support for the concept of a Public Art Commission and the development of the downtown Arts Campus as a regional destination for arts and culture. Mayor Henry presented the inaugural Mayor’s Arts Awards to two recipients.

Government shutdown: What’s closed, who’s affected

Many government operations will continue — U.S. troops will stay at their posts and mail will get delivered. But almost half the 2 million civilian federal workers will be barred from doing their jobs if the shutdown extends into Monday.

Virtual Reality Arcade adding to Fort Wayne gaming revolution

That experience is set in padded, open rooms where multiple people can link up to play a variety of games ranging from fun, family friendly games, good for birthday parties to more violent, survival style games meant for older players.

US marches for women’s rights slam Trump, encourage voting

Demonstrators from Los Angeles to New York marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump’s views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women’s rights on Saturday, the anniversary of his inauguration.