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  • Fogwell Parkway section to close
    Fogwell Parkway is to close next week between Lafayette Center and Stonebridge roads for a ribbon-cutting ceremony, the Allen County Highway Department said today.
  • Several county roads remain closed by flooding
    The Allen County Highway Department said the following roads remained closed because of flooding as of 2:45 p.m. today:
  • 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.
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Volunteers take advantage of another sunny day Tuesday to help clean up Krug Park, off Charlotte Avenue, as part of the second annual Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service. The local initiative was set up by Mayor Tom Henry, the Parks and Recreation Department, CANI's AmeriCorps and Fort Wayne's Volunteer Center.

5 things of interest to area readers - Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Cathie Rowand - The Journal Gazette
A mother colobus monkey holds her female baby, one of two born a couple of months ago at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo. Visitors to the zoo will be able to see the newborns when the zoo opens for the season April 26.

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

1. WEDNESDAY'S WEATHER

Grab your umbrella. 70% percent chance of rain with a high in the mid-50s.

Click here for more details and an extended forecast.

2. LOCAL STORIES YOU'LL WANT TO READ

  • Wednesday is food day in the JG Living Section. Check out 'The Dish' and 'Cook's Corner'. Click here for stories.
  • Adams Central elementary school teacher wins big playing lottery. Click here for story.
  • The 34th annual Focus on Heath Fair begins next week. Click here to read story and see one-day clinics schedule.
  • Man sought in Wells Fargo bank robbery. Click here for story.
  • FCC rule won't end local TV deal. Click here for story.
3. LOCAL SPORTS

4. ROADWORK & ROAD RESTRICTIONS

  • Project to widen Lafayette Center Road from GM plant to Roanoke announced. Click here for story.
  • Boger Road is closed between Campbell and Markel roads from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.
5. FYI

  • Looking for something to do? Click here to check out Today's Best Bets.
  • Some, official and non-official, days & holidays celebrated today are National Walking Day, Reconciliation Day, National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day and National Ferret Day.

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