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Kickstart Fort Wayne

May 17, 2014 Kickstart Fort Wayne was an event to kickstart the festival season in Fort Wayne, IN. The event featured the 3rd Annual Fort4Fitness Spring Cycle as well as the dedication ceremony for the IPFW Sculpture with Purpose. Kickstart Fort Wayne is a one day community celebration of bikes, art, and music on the Main Street arts campus downtown Fort Wayne, IN.

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Mason Rolland, 19 months, looks at the statue with purpose that he helped his mom, Carol Rolland, make during the Fort Wayne Kickstart event in downtown Fort Wayne.

5 things of interest to Fort Wayne-area readers – Sunday, May 18, 2014

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

1. FYI

  • The Allen County Police Department is looking for these people in connection with felony warrants.
  • Looking for something to do today? Check out Today’s Best Bets.
  • If you want to know what makes today special, check out Today in History.
2. Today’s weather

  • Sunny, with a high near 67. Click here for more details and an extended forecast.
3. Local stories you’ll want to read

4. Roadwork & road restrictions

5. Sports