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    Fort Wayne/Allen CountyCounty Night Out Thursday in GrabillThe first of three County Night Out events will be Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Grabill Park, 13131 Indiana St., Grabill.
  • SACS shows1% growth inenrollment
     The Southwest Allen County Schools district saw another predictable enrollment increase this year, adding steam to a decade-long trend upward, according to preliminary figures released Tuesday.
  • Hicksville hospital cuts formal ties to Lutheran
    Citing a need for total independence, an Ohio hospital has ended its 11-year formal affiliation with Lutheran Health Network.But it was a friendly breakup, officials said.
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Wayne staff members walk the Ashton Pointe neighborhood Monday. FWCS will be in neighborhoods each afternoon this week to remind parents of registration dates for the coming school year.

5 things of interest to area readers - Tuesday, July 22

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

1. FYI

* Looking for something to do? The Allen County Fair is in full swing. Click here to check out all of Today's Best Bets.

* On this date in 1934, bank robber John Dillinger was gunned down by federal agents in Chicago. Actress- singer Selena Gomez, game show host Alex Trebek and actress A.J. Cook 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 Hammock Day

* National Penuche Fudge Day

* National Ratcatcher's Day

2. TODAY’S WEATHER

Today will be sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Click here for more details and an extended forecast.

3. LOCAL STORIES YOU’LL WANT TO READ

* Allen County Rx overdose numbers 'concerning'

* Husband pursues wife in car chase, dies in rollover

* Existing-home sales dip locally

* Amputee to visit Trine for documentary on his story

* No child baseball players left behind in Wildcat League

4. ROADWORK & ROAD RESTRICTIONS

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

5. A QUICK LOOK AT LOCAL SPORTS

* Komets sign 4, including goaltender

* TinCaps fall to Cedar Rapids 8-1

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