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Gangs in Evansville – They’re Real, and They’re Discussed on Wednesdays With Winnecke [Audio]

A recent shooting that involved known gang members has raised awareness and drawn attention to the gang situation in Evansville. So this week we dedicated the entire show to this topic and invited EPD Chief Billy Bolin, EPD PIO Jason Cullum, and Chris Cook from the Eastview Neighborhood Association in to discuss gangs in our town.

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Mayor Winnecke’s Traveling City Hall Visits Greater St. James Church

Residents will have a chance to ask questions about the city’s new trash and recycling program at the Traveling City Hall meeting Wednesday, January 30th from 5:30pm to 7pm at Greater St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 465 S. Elliott Street.

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Which Developer Was Chosen for Downtown Hotel Project? Wednesdays With Winnecke Discusses [Audio]

Mayor Lloyd Winnecke announced which development company has been chosen to construct a new hotel/convention center in downtown Evansville. Winnecke was joined today by Ed Hafer, the president of the Evansville Redelopment Commission. He and Mayor Winnecke explained who they chose and why.

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Energize Evansville is Back! Fitness In the Park This Saturday Morning

With one year under their proverbial belts, the "Fitness In the Park" events with Energize Evansville are back for 2013. You are invited to attend and participate in these FREE monthly events. The next one is this Saturday, January 19th!

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Mayor Winnecke Announces Plans for Berry Plastics’ Manufacturing Expansion and Creation of 115 New Jobs

At a news conference today, Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, Vanderburgh County Commission President Marsha Abell and Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville President Deborah Dewey announced infrastructure plans that reaffirm the City, County, and State’s commitment to implementing measures to ensure retention of current jobs and creation of new jobs within the region.

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Tin Man Brewing Co. – A True Class Act for Evansville [Review]

Let’s just get this out of the way right now: it is a beautiful thing when someone rises up with enough guts and vision to not only bring their labor of love to fruition, but in seeing it through, they give something positive back to a community of people – or even the world

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LST 325 Sails to Texas for Routine Maintenance

The LST 325 will set sail for Port Arthur, Texas at 10am on Monday, where the ship will be in dry dock for six weeks to undergo routine maintenance and repairs. The ship is scheduled to return to Evansville in about two months.

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Clean Evansville Collects Nearly 20,000 lbs. of Trash in First Year

This month marks a milestone for Clean Evansville. On January 7, 2012, the first group of volunteers filled more than 250 bags with trash and picked-up a couple of couches, six tires and countless cigarette butts from streets and alleys throughout Downtown Evansville.

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Go On This Amazing Visual Trip Through Evansville’s History [Video]

Another year has come and gone, and this is generally the time when folks like to reflect on the year that was. Well how about we reflect on the past 200+ years that...were. I hope you can take a few minutes to watch this video that documents the history of our awesome city.

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Mayor Winnecke Leads Discussion on School Safety Issues

A meeting was held on Wednesday in the office of Mayor Lloyd Winnecke to discuss school safety issues in light of the tragic school shooting Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

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