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Kenny Mills works on a tattoo on Chris Evard's ankle during a fundraiser Monday at Cardinal Tattoo & Piercing at 1509 Spy Run Ave. All the proceeds from small tattoos and piercings went to Josh Angel, a worker at Cardinal Tattoo who was critically injured in a car crash on June 7.

5 things of interest to area readers - Tuesday, June 24

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

1. FYI

* Defective air bags caused the recall of vehicles by seven manufacturers - BMW, Chrysler, Ford, Honda, Mazda, Nissan and Toyota. Click here to learn about this recall.

* Looking for something to do? Click here to check out Today's Best Bets.

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

Let’s celebrate:

* National Pralines Day

* Swim a Lap Day

* International Fairy Day

2. TODAY’S WEATHER

Today will be cloudy with a 60 percent chance of rain, storms. High in the lower 80s. Click here for more details and an extended forecast.

3. LOCAL STORIES YOU’LL WANT TO READ

* Mom pushes for speciality shopping carts

* Possible slaying probed

* Parkview hit with $800,000 records fine

* Free YMCA program gets cancer patients moving

* Group hits trail for urban safety

4. ROADWORK & ROAD RESTRICTIONS

Lincoln Highway is closed between Gromeaux and Paulding roads through Thursday, June 26 for pipe replacement. Click here to learn of other area road projects and restrictions.

5. A QUICK LOOK AT SPORTS

TinCaps bringing in 8 national acts in 2014

WORLD CUP

Mexico 3, Croatia 1

Brazil 4, Cameroon 1

Netherlands 2, Chile 0

Spain 3, Australia 0

MLB

Reds 6, Cubs 1

Orioles 6, White Sox 4

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