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  • Fort Wayne VA offers drive through flu clinic
    A drive though flu clinic is being offered by the VA Northern Indiana Health Care System for all Veterans registered at the Fort Wayne VA facility, said Mike Brady, VA Public Affairs Officer.
  • W. Jefferson lane restrictions tonight
    West Jefferson Boulveard will have lane restrictions tonight near theintersection of Hillegas Road and Ardmore Avenue.  The restrictions are expected to start at 8 p.m. and continue until 3 a.m. Wednesday.
  • Goshen Road closure
    Goshen Road will be closed just east of the Sherman Boulevardintersection Wednesday through Friday so crews can repair stormfacilities in the area, the City of Fort Wayne said.
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Beth Schaefer, 17, walks her grand champion dairy beef steer Felix during the Allen County Fair on Sunday at the fairgrounds on Carroll Road.

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