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Chad Ryan - The Journal Gazette
A crew member boards the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society's steam locomotive No. 765 as it sits at a switch site outside New Haven, waiting for clearance to roll onto the Norfolk and Southern tracks for a trip to Amtrak's Union Station in Toledo. The engine will lay over at the station, where the locomotive and its passenger cars will be open to the public and available for visits and photos. The historic 765 will take passengers on roundtrip excursions between Detroit and Fort Wayne on July 12 and 13.

5 things of interest to area readers - Wednesday, June 18

1. FYI

Looking for something to do? NASCAR drivers Kenny Wallace and David Stremme race tonight a Baer Field Speedway.

Park Forest Swim Club is offering a special "Heat Amnesty Membership" this week for nonmembers.

If you want to know what makes today special, click here for Today in History.

Let’s celebrate:

National Go Fishing Day

International Sushi Day

International Picnic Day

2. TODAY’S WEATHER

The heat is on: City sees 90-degree temps.

Today will be partly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. There's a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3 p.m. Click here for more details and an extended forecast.

3. LOCAL STORIES YOU’LL WANT TO READ

4 charged with selling synthetic pot at 2 shops

Delta adds amenities, 4th flight to Atlanta from Fort Wayne International Airport

Check out ‘The Dish,’ ‘Cook’s Corner’ and other stories of interest to foodies and those of us who just like to eat.

FWCS gets state grant to slash bus emissions

City Council balks at using Legacy Fund for expenses

4. ROADWORK & ROAD RESTRICTIONS

Lake Avenue is closed between North Anthony Boulevard and Hobson Road today through June 20. Click here to learn of other area road projects and restrictions.

5. A QUICK LOOK AT SPORTS

TinCaps' pitchers shine and Mallex Smith wins the Lost Art of Bunting contest in Tuesday's Midwest League All-Star Game.

Ben Smith writes about Darrel Hazell's appearance at the local John Purdue Club last night.

Click here to find all the latest high school sports scores and stories.

MLB

Marlins 6, Cubs 5

Reds 6, Pirates 5

Royals 11, Tigers 4

White Sox 8, Giants 2

Angels 9, Indians 3

WORLD CUP SOCCER

Brazil 0, Mexico 0

Belgium 2, Algeria 1

Russia 1, South Korea 1

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