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  • NIPSCO donates to local food pantries
    NIPSCO donated $5,000 to the Associated Churches Neighborhood Food Network today as part of the Hope for Holidays campaign, to help supply the 27 food pantries throughout Fort Wayne, a statement said.
  • Grease not lightning-quick through sewer
    As Thanksgiving and the rest of the holiday season draws ever closer, Fort Wayne City Utilities is reminding residents to be aware of the effect grease from holiday feasts can have on the city's sewer systems.
  • Downtown study unveiled to public
    The public is invited to a presentation about the potential for additional residential development opportunities in downtown Fort Wayne.
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Mayor Tom Henry greets local Muslims at the sixth annual Mayor's Iftar on Wednesday at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory. Henry joined about 100 others in breaking the daily fast for Ramadan at sundown. The event is sponsored by the Fort Wayne chapter of the Muslim Alliance of Indiana.

5 things of interest to area readers - Thursday, July 17

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

1. FYI

* BMW is expanding a recall of its most popular models to fix an air bag problem. Click here to learn about this and other recalls.

* On this date in 1955, Disneyland had its opening day in Anaheim, California. If you want to know what else makes today special, click here for Today in History.

Let’s celebrate:

National Peach Ice Cream Day

National Wrong Way Corrigan Day

2. TODAY’S WEATHER

Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Click here for more details and an extended forecast.

3. LOCAL STORIES YOU’LL WANT TO READ

* Read how hyperbaric chambers aid in treatment for patients

* Frank Gray questions why someone would abandon a 1976 Rolls-royce in Fort Wayne

* Cycling group honors fallen officers with ride across state

4. ROADWORK & ROAD RESTRICTIONS

Edgewood Avenue from the west approach at U.S. 27 (Lima Road) is closed through July 18. Click here to learn of other area road projects and restrictions.

5. A QUICK LOOK AT LOCAL SPORTS

* Carroll senior Justin Tranquill will miss this football season after tearing an ACL in June. Click here for story.

* TinCaps rip Quad Cities in 9-2 road win. Click here for story.

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