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From left, Jose Jancetic, Baleigh Haynes and Ashley Pratt carry away a fallen branch at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo.

5 things of interest to area readers - Wednesday, July 2

1. FYI

Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.9 million infant car seats. Click here to learn about this and other recalls.

Looking for something to do? Click here to check out the new movies opening today

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

Let’s celebrate:

National Anisette Day

National I Forgot Day

National Made in the USA Day

World UFO Day

2. TODAY’S WEATHER

Our area has a 20 percent chance of rain with a high in the mid-70s. Click here for more details and an extended forecast.

3. LOCAL STORIES YOU’LL WANT TO READ

* Area fans show American pride despite World Cup ouster

* Severe storms power through area; 2 dead

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

* Hoosier Lottery has record $1 billion in sales

* Abuse of infant earns mother 6 years in prison

4. ROADWORK & ROAD RESTRICTIONS

Wayne Street is closed between Hosler Road and Indiana 1, July 10 and July 11. Click here to learn of other area road projects and restrictions.

5. A QUICK LOOK AT SPORTS

TinCaps thumped in 7-0 loss to Dayton

Komets bring back 2 more holdovers

WORLD CUP

Belgium 2, United States 1

Argentina 1, Switzerland 0

MLB

Tigers 3, Atheltics 0

Cubs 2, Red Sox 1

Angels 8-7 White Sox 4-5

Indians 10, Dodgers 3

Padres 8, Reds 2

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