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Forecast for Friday’s Patriotic Pops Concert

The annual Fort Wayne Philharmonic Pops Concert is set for Friday night (July 3) at Parkview Field. The patriotic music begins at 8:30 and will culminate with a fireworks show at dusk.  Featured selections include Gould’s American Salute, marches from John Phillip Sousa, and the ever-popular 1812 Overture.  Our news-gathering partners at the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel also report that concert-goers will hear  “The Journey of Johnny Tin Cap,” a musical work composed by philharmonic bassist Adrian Mann and narrated by Christopher Murphy. Admission is free.  So, get there early and grab some seats for you and your family.  Concert temperatures will start…

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Nearby earthquake today

Today’s earthquake, centered roughly 85 miles north of Fort Wayne in southern Michigan, was felt by some residents in places near the state line, like Angola, Howe and Fremont. There was also a report of the earthquake in Montpelier, OH.