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  • Coats' staff holding office hours in 4 area counties
    A representative from Sen. Dan Coats' office will be in Kosciusko and Wabash counties on Friday and Wells and Huntington counties on Monday to meet with residents to help with any problems they may be experiencing with a federal agency.
  • Hamilton Road closed Thursday
    Hamilton Road between Branstrator and Indianapolis roads will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday to repair a storm sewer, the Allen County Highway Department said today.
  • Bull Rapids Road work rescheduled
    Bull Rapids Road between Old U.S. 24 and the Woodburn city limits will be closed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday for road work, the Allen County Highway Department said today.
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People gather for an open house Thursday at The Courtyard, 530 Home Ave., an apartment community for young adults who are leaving foster care or who are otherwise at risk of becoming homeless. The initiative eases residents into living successfully on their own. Open-house visitors toured some of its 36 one- and two-bedroom apartments, common areas, conference room, restaurant-style training kitchen, workout room, arts room, laundry rooms and courtyards designed for ga

5 things of interest to area readers - Friday, July 11

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

1. FYI

Super Shot Inc. will host a free continuing-education class for child-care providers today in Fort Wayne.

The event will be from 9 a.m. to noon at the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, at 555 E. Wayne St., and cover topics of child abuse and immunization. Click here for more details.

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out “Out & About”

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

Let’s celebrate:

National Cheer Up The Lonely Day

National Mojito Day

National Blueberry Muffin Day

National Rainer Cherry Day

2. TODAY’S WEATHER

Sunny, with a high near 83. Click here for more details and an extended forecast.

3. ROADWORK & ROAD RESTRICTIONS

A slew of street closures are headed to Fort Wayne during the Three Rivers Festival. Click here for a breakdown of the closures.

Click here to learn of other area road projects and restrictions.

4. LOCAL STORIES YOU’LL WANT TO READ

Keiara Carr previews the Three Rivers Festival and the #House4aHouse two-part music series #BAALS.

Residents weigh in on riverfront

Board approves McMillen Park indoor project

No contact with kids for 6 years, court rules

Motorcycle crash kills 23-year-old

5. A QUICK LOOK AT SPORTS

Slumping TinCaps lose 12th straight with 8-1 loss to Great Lakes

Northrop's Brockhouse joins Carroll pitcher at North-South All-Star games

Hip-hop song, player drawing: Depicting TinCaps in art

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