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  • Volunteers needed to remove invasive shrub
    The invasive honeysuckle shrub will be removed from area county parks Oct. 27 and 28 at Fox Island County Park and Nov. 3 and 4 at Metea County Park, Allen County Parks said today.
  • Rising Stars adds Project READS
    Rising Stars, a program of Associated Churches of Fort Wayne and Allen County, is adding Project READS to its mentoring and tutoring program.
  • Harrison College's job fair today
    Harrison College is hosting its third annual Harrison Connection job fair for students and alumni today from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
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A cubical planter rises from the flower bed at the "Rhythm and Flow" exhibit at Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory.

5 things of interest to area readers - Monday, July 21

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

1. FYI

Kia recalls nearly 52,000 Souls to fix steering problem. Click here to learn about this and other recalls.

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On this date in 1925, John T. Scopes was found guilty of teaching Darwin's Theory of Evolution. Cartoonist Garry Trudeau and comedian-actor Robin Williams are among the many notables sharing a birthday today. If you want to know what else makes today special, click here for Today in History.

Let’s celebrate:

* National Junk Food Day

* National Get Out of the Dog House Day

* National Creme Brulee Day

2. TODAY’S WEATHER

You may see patchy fog before 8 a.m. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 86. Click here for more details and an extended forecast.

3. LOCAL STORIES YOU’LL WANT TO READ

* Boy mauled, man killed in 2 cases with trains

* Broods of cicadas yet to appear

* Soccer programs abound for kids

* 3 hurt in Runnion rollover van crash

* An 'exciting eye-scape' created at conservatory

4. ROADWORK & ROAD RESTRICTIONS

Freeman Street is closed between Portage Boulevard and Taylor Street through tomorrow, July 22. Click here to learn of other area road projects and restrictions.

5. A QUICK LOOK AT LOCAL SPORTS

* TinCaps snap Kernel's win streak with 2-0 shutout

* PBA50 winner awed to beat Hall of Famer

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