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Democratic rally set

The Third District Democrats will sponsor a rally Saturday in Fort Wayne to support the party’s candidates for state representative.

The event will be at 1 p.m. at the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 166, 2930 Ludwig Road and will include a “Thin mint ice cream social.”

Participants include House Minority Leader Patrick Bauer, Rep. Win Moses, and Democratic candidates for most of the area positions. Rep. Phil GiaQuinta, a Fort Wayne Democrat, is not listed on the invitation, however.