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    Fort Wayne/Allen CountyRotary to install2 Little LibrariesThe Rotary Club of Fort Wayne will install a Little Free Library at Fire Station No. 2 at 2023 Taylor St. at noon today and another at 1:30 p.m.
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    As city budget discussions for fiscal year 2015 come to a close, several City Council members would like to see some more information from the city’s Redevelopment Commission.
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Civil War Hairstyles

Historical conference highlights Civil War era

Odds and ends used in women’s hair fashions during the Civil War were part of a demonstration at the Civil War conference.
Photos by Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette
Kay Saunders of Washington, Ill., a frequent re-enactor with a performing dance group in Springfield, Ill., looks at different hairstyles that were popular during the Civil War. The presentation was part of the 2013 Midwest Civil War Civilian Conference at Hotel Fort Wayne at 305 E. Washington Center Road.

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