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Ben Mikesell The Journal Gazette
Kayla Price reaches for a group of blackberries Tuesday to be sold at the Tanglewood Berry Farm market. Half-pint boxes of blackberries are priced at $4 and usually sell out by the end of the day.

5 things of interest to area readers - Wed., August 6

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

1. FYI

* Beware of online scalpers for ZZ Top tickets. Online scalping sites are overcharging for tickets that go for a fraction of the price when bought from the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department website. Click here to read Chris Meyers' story.

* Subaru is recalling 5 models for an air bag problem. Click here to learn about this and other recalls.

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

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

* Let’s celebrate:

* National Root Beer Float Day

* National Fresh Breath Day

2. TODAY’S WEATHER

You will find some areas of dense fog before 9 a.m. Otherwise, today will be partly sunny, with a high near 80. Click here for more details and an extended forecast.

3. LOCAL STORIES YOU’LL WANT TO READ

* Rustic Hutch to close after 40 years

* Child-support program paying off

* Wednesday is food day in the JG Living Section. Check out ‘The Dish,’ ‘Cook’s Corner’ and other stories of interest to foodies and those of us who just like to eat.

* Luthern Hospital's parent company settles fraud case

* Man found after fleeing troopers

4. ROADWORK & ROAD RESTRICTIONS

* Ewing Street work is delayed by the rain

* Fairfax Avenue is closed from Buell Drive to McClellan Street through Aug. 14. Click here to learn of other area road projects and restrictions.

5. A QUICK LOOK AT LOCAL SPORTS

* TinCaps run win streak to 4 with 7-1 victory over Lugnuts

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