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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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Bob Gordon of the Indiana Department of Transportation sweeps the deck of the Union Chapel Road bridge over Interstate 69 on Monday. The state crew is raising awareness of national Work Zone Safety Week.

5 things of interest to area readers - Tuesday, April 8, 2014

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

1. LOCAL STORIES YOU'LL WANT TO READ

2. TUESDAY'S WEATHER

Mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of afternoon rain. High in the lower 50s. Click here for more details and an extended forecast.

3. SPORTS STORIES & SCORES OF INTEREST

MLB

  • Rockies 8, White Sox 1
  • Cardinals 5, Reds 3
4. ROADWORK & ROAD RESTRICTIONS

Baker Street is closed between Harrison and South Calhoun streets through April 18. Click here to learn of other area road projects and restrictions.

5. FYI

  • Early voting for the 2014 primary election begins today. Click here for story.
  • Looking for something to do? Click here to check out Today's Best Bets.
  • Ford is recalling nearly 435,000 cars and SUVs. Click here for the latest product recall stories.
  • Some, official and non-official, days & holidays celebrated today are
  • National Equal Pay Day, National Zoo Lovers Day, National All Is Ours Day and National Empanada Day.
  • Today in History

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