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Participants line Spy Run Avenue during Tuesday morning's Equal Pay Day rally, hosted by YWCA Northeast Indiana

5 things of interest to area readers - Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Cathie Rowand The Journal Gazette
Kaitlyn Evans, 7, of Warsaw, draws her favorite scene from "The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!" after listening to the book Tuesday in the Fort Wayne Museum of Art Early Learning Center. Kaitlyn, who is on spring break this week, was visiting the museum with her family.

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

1. LOCAL STORIES YOU'LL WANT TO READ

2. WEDNESDAY'S WEATHER

Mostly sunny with a high in the upper 50s. Click here for more details and an extended forecast.

3. SPORTS STORIES & SCORES OF INTEREST

NHL

  • Red Wings 4, Sabres 2
  • Blue Jackets 4, Coyotes 3, OT
MLB

  • Pirates 7, Cubs 6
  • Cardinals 7, Reds 5
  • White Sox 15, Rockies 3
  • Dodgers 3, Tigers 2 in 10 innings
  • Indians 8, Padres 6
4. ROADWORK & ROAD RESTRICTIONS

Anthony Boulevard has lane restrictions at Coliseum Boulevard from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through April 10. Click here to learn of other area road projects and restrictions.

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 Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day, National Cherish an Antique Day and National Chinese Almond Cookie Day.
  • Today in History

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