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  • Gump Road closure rescheduled
    The closure of Gump Road between Dunton and Coldwater roads to install a storm sewer has been rescheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, the Allen County Highway Department has announced.
  • Allen judges withdraw budget appeal
    Allen Superior Court has withdrawn its budget appeal for 2015, accepting a $5.54 million budget unchanged from this year, Chief Judge Wendy Davis said today.
  • With county funds short, group cancels request for more
    The presiding judge at the Allen County Juvenile Center has withdrawn an appeal for $96,000 for next year's county budget after finding out last week there is no general fund money left for appeals.
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The front page for Monday, Feb. 17.

5 stories of interest to Fort Wayne area readers – Monday, Feb. 17

Here are a few of the local stories that will be talked about today.

1. FOOD PANTRY DAMAGED IN FIRE, SEEKS HELP

A fire in an apartment above the Central Noble Food Pantry in Albion on Sunday afternoon caused the ceiling to collapse and water damage to the pantry and some of the pantry's food products.

2. LOCAL CASKET SELLERS FIND HOME AT RETAIL CENTERS

You can now buy caskets at local shopping centers.

3. AFTER A FRIGID WINTER ... GET READY FOR GREEN GRASS

Your lawn may need special attention after this bitter winter.

4. KOMETS STAY HOT

Defeat Wheeling 4-3 Sunday at the Coliseum

5. 5 HURT AS RIVAL GANGS OPEN FIRE

Argument at bar becomes car chase, street shootout

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