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  • Fogwell Parkway section to close
    Fogwell Parkway is to close next week between Lafayette Center and Stonebridge roads for a ribbon-cutting ceremony, the Allen County Highway Department said today.
  • Several county roads remain closed by flooding
    The Allen County Highway Department said the following roads remained closed because of flooding as of 2:45 p.m. today:
  • Civic leader Gil Haynie dies
    Gilmore S. Haynie Jr., a local attorney who was active in numerous civic efforts and remembered “as a steadying influence,” died Thursday. He was 67.
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Samuel Hoffman The Journal Gazette
Girl Scouts from troops 99 and 447 take in an exhibit Sunday at an Earth Day event at Eagle Marsh.

5 local things of interest to area readers - Monday, April 28, 2014

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

1. LOCAL STORIES YOU'LL WANT TO READ

2. TODAY'S WEATHER

Scattered storm likely, with a high in the lower 60s. Click here for more details and an extended forecast.

3. ROADWORK & ROAD RESTRICTIONS

Illinois Road has lane restrictions through Thursday from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. over Interstate 69 between Hadley and Getz roads through mid-May. Click here to learn of other area road projects and restrictions.

4. SPORTS STORIES & SCORES OF INTEREST

MLB

  • Cubs 4, Brewers 0
  • Braves 1, Reds 0
  • Giants 4, Indians 1
  • White Sox 9, Rays 1
  • Tigers vs. Twins postponed
NHL

  • Blackhawks 5, Blues 1 (Blackhawks wins series)
  • Rangers 4, Flyers 2
  • Ducks 5, Stars 4, OT (Ducks win series)
NBA

  • Raptors 87, Nets 79
  • Warriors 118, Clippers 97
  • Trailblazers 123, Rockets 120
5. FYI

Looking for something to do? Click here to check out Today's Best Bets.

If you want to know what happened and who was born on this day, click here for Today in History.

Click here to see our latest photo galleries, including Sam Hoffman's gallery of last night's Komets – Reading Royals playoff hockey game.

Some, official and non-official, days & holidays celebrated today are:

  • Holocaust Remembrance Day
  • National Blueberry Pie Day
  • National Cubicle Day
  • Workers' Memorial Day

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