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Evansville Airport to Add Service to Charlotte

More travel options are available for the Evansville area.

American Airlines will begin nonstop jet service between Evansville and Charlotte, NC. with three daily flights beginning in October.

The regional service will be operated as US Airways Express with 50-seat CRJ-200 jets

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Evansville Otters Annual Jacob’s Village Game This Friday

It's time to play ball once again at beautiful, historic Bosse Field! And for the 10th year in a row, the Evansville Otters are hosting their annual exhibition game to benefit Jacob's Village.

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Free Lecture at Evansville Museum’s New World War II Exhibit

The Legacies of WWII exhibit will remain at the Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science through July 2nd. And you're invited to a special presentation on Friday, May 16th.

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Travel Channel to Film in Santa Claus This Weekend

The Travel Channel will film in Santa Claus this weekend for a special featuring Christmas towns that will air this holiday season.

Locations that may be filmed include Santa Claus Museum & Village, Lake Rudolph Ca

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Best Day Ever Releases “Happy” Video Featuring Evansville Residents!

By now, if you haven't heard Pharrell Williams’ hit song “Happy," well you've been living under a giant boulder.

Gretchin Irons and Michael Joseph Armanno, who produce the YouTube show The Best Day Ever Evansville ha

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Shrinersfest 2014 to Feature Planes Boats and Mike Harvey’s Last Roadshow

The Shriners have announced plans for the 2014 Shrinersfest.

The big news is the addition of an exhibition of hydroplane boats. It won't exactly be 'Thunder on the Ohio' but it will be the first time in five years that we'll get to see the hydroplanes on the river

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SWIRCA Announces Evansville as Host City of Indiana State Games

Hey, I'm almost 54, so I could participate in the Indiana State Games - Fit and 50, formerly called the Indiana Senior Games, which will take place in Evansville this year!  Yes, Evansville is the host city for twenty-five athletic events ranging from competitive to recreational including: swimming, track & field, shufflboard, pickleball, bowling, tennis, table tennis, cycling, golf, 3 on 3 basketball and recreation day at the park.

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Get an Inside Peek at the New History Exhibit at Mesker Zoo and Botanical Garden

Mesker Park Zoo and Botanical Garden has been a staple in the Evansville community for decades. Many of us have grown up with a variety of exotic animals in our "backyard" and the memories surrounding the zoo are abundant.

What most people from my generation don't know is the

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Evansville-based Signature School Ranks 21st on 2014 List of Best High Schools in America
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Evansville-Based Signature School Ranks Among the Top 25 High Schools in America

You don't have to look far down the annual U.S. News and World Report list of the "Best High Schools in America" to find the downtown Evansville school located across the street from the Ford Center.

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LST Board of Directors Wants Better Location for Ship Dock [Poll]

The USS LST Ship Memorial's board of directors appears ready to take the ship elsewhere unless the City of Evansville can provide a more accessible dock (there have been some grumblings about the poor accessibility at Marina Pointe).  Mayor Lloyd Winnecke's office has been working on a solution and doesn't want to see the ship depart for another city.  So I wanted to ask you...

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