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Fort Wayne roundup: The News-Sentinel's top 7 stories from Wednesday

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 7:21 pm

Fort Wayne woman says she was tied up during armed robbery

A woman told Fort Wayne Police that she was tied up and robbed after a man knocked on her door Tuesday evening. READ MORE

City Utilities bills to go up in 2014

Most residential City Utilities water customers will see their bills go up about $2.50 a month starting Jan. 1 as a result of action taken by City Council on Tuesday night. READ MORE

Allen County-bound Franklin Electric Co. in line for more incentives

Nearly two years after the announcement was made, Franklin Electric Co. is set to receive more incentives for moving its headquarters from Bluffton to Fort Wayne. Allen County Council Thursday is expected to approve a deal that would pay the maker of submersible motors and pumps and other products as much as $360,000 if the company meets certain benchmarks for jobs, payroll and investment. READ MORE

Owners unload, prep collectible vehicles for Auburn spring auction

Owners of antique and collectible cars and trucks were busy Wednesday unloading and detailing their vehicles for the Auctions American spring auction. The auction begins Thursday. READ MORE

Ideas for celebrating Mom on Mother's Day

Looking for some creative and thoughtful ways to make your mother feel appreciated this Sunday? Start with these ideas: READ MORE

IU, Purdue recruits set for adidas May Classic

A bunch of impressive in-state Division I prospects, as well as from the Midwest, will be showcased in this weekend's adidas May Classic in Bloomington. READ MORE

Tennis duo thrives despite physical problems

Bishop Dwenger senior Elizabeth Maxson and junior Audrey Rang have been friends since early elementary school. They are also tennis doubles partners who react instinctively together on the court, winning 23 straight matches last year before losing in the state finals. This year, they are undefeated again. The unique thing about Rang and Maxson is that each is also dealing with potentially debilitating back injuries. READ MORE