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Call 311 by Friday for spring leaf pickup

Because heavy December snow prevented the completion of bagged-leaf pickups, the Fort Wayne Street Department will collect leaves next week if they have been placed in biodegradable bags.

Residents with bagged leaves must call 311 through 5 p.m. Friday to schedule a pickup. The bags will be collected within two business days after the call to 311.

– Associated Press