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Miss Holly, driven by Kolette Winstead Frazier, owner of Rosewood Carriage Rides, stops to visit with the other horses that draw carriages, from left to right, Miss Ginger, Miss Emily and Sir Duke.

5 things of interest to area readers – Saturday, April 19, 2014

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

1. Local stories you'll want to read

2. Today's weather

  • Sunny, with a high near 62. Click here for more details and an extended forecast.
3. Roadwork & road restrictions

  • Anthony Boulevard is closed at the bridge over the Maumee River, between Berry Street and Lake Avenue, through May. Click here for more area road projects and restrictions.
4. More sports

5. FYI

  • Looking for something to do today? Click here for today's best bets and a look forward to what's happening.
  • Got leaves? The city of Fort Wayne says bag 'em, call for pickup and don't delay.
  • For the latest news and videos from The Associate Press, click here.