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Steve Blume looks through the different records available for sale at local record shop Neat Neat Neat, at 1836 S. Calhoun St., on Tuesday during National Vinyl Record Day. The store buys and sells records and CDs.

5 things of interest to area readers - Wednesday, August 13

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

1. FYI

* Candles sold exclusively at Hobby Lobby stores nationwide and online at HobbyLobby.com are being recalled. Click here to learn about this and other recalls.

* On this date in 1961, East Germany sealed off the border between Berlin's eastern and western sectors and began building a wall that would stand for the next 28 years. Golf Hall of Famer Betsy King, actor Danny Bonaduce and TV weatherman Sam Champion 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.

* Looking for something to do? The LeftFest, celebrating southpaws, with a trivia contest, food, talent show and music is from 1 to 7 p.m. at 4000 South Wayne Ave. Click here for that and the rest of Today's Best Bets.

* Let’s celebrate:

National Filet Mignon Day

International Left-Handers 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

* The Dish column let's us know that the Black Canyon restaurant has opened on Dupont Road, while Cook's Corner features Brewed Awakenings, an Auburn coffee shop. Click here for these and other stories of interest to foodies and those of us who just like to eat.

* The State of Indiana is resuming subsidies for new adoptions

* North-side shopping complex projects halved

* City parks get $500,000 estate gift

4. ROADWORK & ROAD RESTRICTIONS

The Noble County EMA & 911 Call Center announced this morning that 50W at US 33 will close today while a sinkhole is repaired. The road closure should last from 4-5 hours. Click here to learn of other area road projects and restrictions.

5. A QUICK LOOK AT LOCAL SPORTS

* TinCaps' 3-game skid stops with 4-2 victory over Lugnuts

* Legacy, bowl goal for Kenny Mullen in his last year with Hoosiers

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