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Caitlin Kogulan, 12, takes a swing at the driving range Wednesday at McMillen Park Golf Course as part of the Lifetime Sports Academy. The summer program offers lessons to kids in golf, swimming and tennis.

5 things of interest to area readers - Thursday, June 26

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

1. FYI

* In World Cup action, you can catch the United States - Germany match at 11:30 a.m. today on ESPN.

* The NBA Draft is tonight, starting at 7 p.m. on ESPN.

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

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

Let’s celebrate:

* National Handshake Day

* National Beauticians Day

* National Bomb Pop Day

* National Chocolate Pudding Day

2. TODAY’S WEATHER

Partly cloudy with a high near 80. Click here for more details and an extended forecast.

3. LOCAL STORIES YOU’LL WANT TO READ

* City's gay couples rush to wed

* Church volunteers working to rehab West Central home

* Newcomer looks at city's rebranding with fresh pair of eye

* Museum to end freebie Sundays

* Rock tossed through window of home

4. ROADWORK & ROAD RESTRICTIONS

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

5. A QUICK LOOK AT SPORTS

* Powered by Bauers' hot hitting, the TinCaps defeat Dayton 9-4

WORLD CUP SOCCER

* Argentina 3, Nigeria 2

* Bosnia-Herzegovina 3, Iran 1

* Switzerland 3, Honduras 0

* France 0, Ecuador 0

MLB

* Tigers 8, Rangers 6

* Reds 4, Cubs 1

* Indians 6, Diamondbacks 1

* Orioles 5, White Sox 4 (12 innings)

* Giants' Tim Lincecum no-hits Padres

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