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  • Briefs
    Fort Wayne/Allen CountyRotary to install2 Little LibrariesThe Rotary Club of Fort Wayne will install a Little Free Library at Fire Station No. 2 at 2023 Taylor St. at noon today and another at 1:30 p.m.
  • Deal would have EMS, call center share space
    The Three Rivers Ambulance Authority would share resources, services and space with the Fort Wayne-Allen County 911 call center, but each would retain autonomy, under a plan unveiled Tuesday.
  • Council wants transparency from city departments
    As city budget discussions for fiscal year 2015 come to a close, several City Council members would like to see some more information from the city’s Redevelopment Commission.
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Amy Silva, executive director of the Little River Wetlands Project, has a passion for preserving wetlands.

5 things of interest to area readers - Thursday, June 19

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

1. FYI

The Fort Wayne Chapter of AT&T Indiana Pioneers are having their ‘Courageous Cupcake Sale’ today to benefit the Jessie Rees Foundation and ‘JoyJars’ for seriously ill children. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the AT&T Call Center (north side of the building) 3811 Illinois Rd.

Click here to learn more about the foundation and JoyJars: http://joyjars.negu.org/

If you want to know what makes today special, click here for Today in History.

Let’s celebrate:

National Martini Day

National Dump the Pump Day

Juneteenth (Emancipation Day) Day

Garfield the Cat Day

Recess at Work Day

2. TODAY’S WEATHER

Today will be cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain, storms. The high should reach the lower 80s. Click here for more details and an extended forecast.

3. LOCAL STORIES YOU’LL WANT TO READ

Frank Gray explains why a wheelchair theft is devastating for a local man

Little River director on a mission for conservation

SCAN Duck Race donation jar stolen

Old GE sign may stay in Fort Wayne

Refugee fluent in ways of service

4. ROADWORK & ROAD RESTRICTIONS

City gives early nod to 2015 roadwork

Click here to learn of other area road projects and restrictions.

5. A QUICK LOOK AT SPORTS

TinCaps have talent to make playoff push in 2nd half of season

Bishop Dwenger finishes 7th at the boys state golf meet. Click here to find all the latest high school sports scores and stories.

WORLD CUP SOCCER

Chile 2, Spain 0

Netherlands 3, Australia 2

Croatia 4, Cameroon 0

MLB

Cubs 6, Marlins 1

Royals 2, Tigers 1

Reds 11, Pirates 4

White Sox 7, Giants 6

Angels at Indians, postponed, rain

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