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  • Civic leader Gil Haynie dies
    Gilmore S. Haynie Jr., a local attorney who was active in numerous civic efforts and remembered “as a steadying influence,” died Thursday. He was 67.
  • Interstate 69 reopen after Grant County flooding
    Interstate 69 is fully reopen in Grant County after flooding closed the road near the Indiana 18 exit in Marion, Indiana State Police said today.
  • Main Street section to close for Taste of the Arts
    Main Street between Clinton and Lafayette streets is to close at 6 p.m. today for crews to set up for the Taste of the Arts Festival, festival organizers said today.
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Today's front page features a story about a local clinical neuropsychologist who will spend four months in a shelter on a volcano,

5 stories of interest to Fort Wayne area readers, Friday, Feb. 7

Local stories that people are talking about today:

  1. "You don't seem like a tough guy." Homicide victim's mother speaks at sentencing
  2. Fort Wayne doc heads to Mars – sort of Dr. Ron Williams, at age 60, will spend four months on the lava fields of a volcano in Hawaii.
  3. Turnstone Center seeks $14.1 million Turnstone Center for Children and Adults with Disabilities hopes to raise money for a fieldhouse that would allow sporting and related activities.
  4. Family of 4 found dead in Defiance County Two grandparents, their daughter and granddaughter are dead, and the initial investigation indicates this could be a triple-murder and suicide, police say.
  5. Biomet hip implant payout tops $50 million The Warsaw-based company has agreed to pay a base rate of $200,000 each to patients who received a specific hip model and had to have it replaced, according to court documents.

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