Council approves Planetarium Legacy Fund request

(Darrin Wright/1190 WOWO 107.5 FM)

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A long-delayed project to bring a planetarium to Science Central finally moved forward Tuesday night.

The Fort Wayne City Council has approved a $500,000 grant from the Legacy Fund to help create a new planetarium exhibit using part of the former University of St. Francis planetarium.

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The Journal Gazette reports the proposal had been tabled since April amind concerns about the Fund’s health, which have since been addressed.

The funding request passed on a 7-2 vote.


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