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Dillon Shifferly, left, and Sam Shapiro, members of Fort Wayne Ballet, practice a jump Thursday afternoon for their upcoming performance in "Romeo & Juliet." Performances will be at 8 p.m. today and 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday at Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St.

5 things of interest to area readers - Friday, March 21, 2014

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Abbie Dale adds her movie theater to the town she and fellow third-graders created during JA in a Day for home-schooled students Thursday at Indiana Tech. About 180 kids from all grades participated in a daylong event sponsored by Junior Achievement.
Do you recognize this man? Police believe this man stole scratch-off lottery tickets from the Mac Food Mart, 12635 Coldwater Road. Anyone who can identify him is asked to call Detective Williams at 449-7443.

A look at some things Fort Wayne area readers will want to know.

LOCAL STORIES YOU'LL WANT TO READ

  • 1. Keiara Carr previews local performances of "Willy Wonka" and "Beautiful Freakshow" in today's Weekender. Click here for stories.
  • 2. Click here to learn why Sen. Coats is proud to be banned from Russia.
  • 3. Officers turning to middle schools. Click here to learn of the new pilot project.
  • 4. 2 charged with child neglect; 1 case led to boy's death. Click here for story.
  • 5. Greg Jones previews the upcoming Bishop Dwenger and Homestead semistate basketball games and the girls gymnastics state finals. Click here for stories.

FRIDAY'S WEATHER

Don't panic - this morning's snow will soon melt. Today will be sunny, with a high in the upper 50s. Click here for more details.

LOCAL SPORTS

  • Mad Ants' winning streak ends at 4. Click here for game story.
  • Fincher, Buck are Indiana All-Stars. Click here to read about this and 5 other high school sports briefs.

ROAD RESTRICTIONS

High Street is closed at the intersection of Barthold Street through today. Click here to learn of other area road projects and restrictions.

FYI

  • Read why you can't receive public radio station 89.1 (WBOI-FM) on your radio. Click here for story.
  • Today is National Common Courtesy Day and Single Parents Day.

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