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Kathy Gauby, an instructional coach for Fort Wayne Community Schools, helps Fairfield Elementary students Marsolis Cardoso, center, and Aree Boatman study for ISTEP+ during their "Falcon Power Hour." All FWCS elementary and middle school students began the first round of tests Monday.

5 things of interest to area readers - Tuesday, March 11

Michelle Davies - The Journal Gazette
Crews clean up the scene of a crash Monday afternoon after a semi flipped on its side as it entered northbound Interstate 69 from Goshen Road at Exit 309.

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

1. FYI

E. STATE BLVD SECTION CLOSED. Click here for story.

CHECK YOUR POWERBALL TICKETS

Two winning tickets in Saturday's Powerball drawing were bought at Fort Wayne stores. Click here to learn where the tickets were sold.

2. TUESDAY'S WEATHER

Mostly cloudy with high in the uppers 40s. Tonight we'll experience a rain, snow mix. Snow, sleet accumulation of up to 3 inches. For more details, click here.

3. ROAD RESTRICTIONS

The right northbound lane of Coldwater Road - across from Coldwater Crossing and south of Washington Center Road - is closed through March 14. Click here to learn of other area road construction projects and restrictions.

Coliseum Boulevard lane closures pushed back to Wednesday. Click here for story.

4. LOCAL SPORTS SCORES

IPFW 64, South Dakota State 60 - Dons reach Summit League finals. Click here for game story.

Woodlan 71, Canterbury 67 - Warriors win 1st sectional in 17 years. Click here for game story.

5. LOCAL STORIES YOU'LL WANT TO READ

PLANNED MARKETS HAVE VARIED PHILOSOPHIES - A look at the specialty grocery stores coming to our area.

ALL-SAC 1ST TEAM ANNOUNCED - North Side trio leads team.

LOGISTICS COMPANY TO HIRE HUNDREDS - Time to update your resume. Company official says hiring could begin this year.

INFANT'S DEATH LINKED TO CHILD CARE

Unlicensed child-care facility told to close.

CARLOS O'KELLY'S CLOSES

'Financial drain' shutters 2 spots

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