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  • Ewing Street section to close
    Ewing Street will be closed between Washington and Jefferson boulevards from Thursday through Oct. 31, the city of Fort Wayne said today.
  • Witmer Road work postponed
    Work scheduled for Witmer Road on Thursday between Page Road and Country Shoal Lane has been postponed, the Allen County Highway Department said.
  • Coats' staffer to meet constituents
    A member of the staff of Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., will meet constituents in Warsaw, Huntington and Bluffton. The staff member will be available from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

Real men (of all ages) read

Swikar Patel | The Journal Gazette
As Clifford Clarke reads aloud, second-graders including, from left, Julian Ridderheim, Evan Farabee and Brayden Davis, follow along in their books at Brentwood Elementary School. The United Way of Allen County’s Real Men Read volunteer program, which began its fifth year Thursday, gives men the chance to read to students in an effort to promote reading skills.