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Chad Ryan | The Journal Gazette
Representatives from RealAmerica Development & Management and the Downtown Improvement District explain renovations Wednesday for the Randall Lofts apartments being built downtown at Harrison and Pearl streets.

5 things of interest to area readers - Thursday, July 24

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

1. The latest recalls you should be aware of:

* Chrysler is recalling 2005 to 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokees and 2006 and 2007 Jeep Commanders.

* Dream On Me is recalling Dinah high chairs

* GM issues 6 more safety recalls and the vehicles affected include the Chevrolet Camaro, Chevy Equinox and the Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups.

2. Smith Road is closed today, July 24, south of the Covington Road intersection.

3. Today will be sunny, with a high near 78.

4. A few local stories you might like to read are:

* RediMed to open clinic downtown

* Paulding, Ohio reports big-cat sightings

* Local officials warn of bad fruit

* Leptospirosis vaccine may save dog's life

5. Today's sports section is filled with local stories.

* DaMarcus Beasley's new home is Houston

* TinCaps bullpen fails in 6-1 loss to Beloit

* Amanda Blumenherst returns to city for golf clinic

* Area football players keep Ball State winning

* Dick Weber wins star-studded Fort Wayne PBA event