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  • Hamilton Road closed Thursday
    Hamilton Road between Branstrator and Indianapolis roads will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday to repair a storm sewer, the Allen County Highway Department said today.
  • Coats' staff holding office hours in 2 area counties
    A representative from Sen. Dan Coats' office will be in Kosciusko and Wabash counties on Friday to meet with residents to help with any problems they may be experiencing with a federal agency.
  • Bull Rapids Road work rescheduled
    Bull Rapids Road between Old U.S. 24 and the Woodburn city limits will be closed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday for road work, the Allen County Highway Department said today.

Happy birthday to you, you live in a zoo …

Chad Ryan | The Journal Gazette
Niki Daining and her 10-month old son, Teddy, watch as Tengku, an orangutan, scoops peanut butter out of a jar with his fingers during Tengku’s 28th birthday celebration Thursday at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo. Tengku came to the Fort Wayne in 1994. In the habitat, he and the female orangutans found several boxes wrapped with paper that had a combination of birthday flour paste and sweet tea mix. Inside the boxes were jars of peanut butter and other food and play items.