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Kid Asks for Supplies for Chemo Buddies for 9th Birthday

Saints come in all sizes and all ages! Lane Gabbard is the proof.

We discovered this week that for his 9th birthday he asked that instead of presents, people give him supplies for Chemo Buddies!

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Food’s “Sell By” Date Isn’t the Same as the Throw Away Date

Jenny and I are always very cautious when it comes to eating leftovers or food if its "sell by" date has passed.  Why take the chance of getting sick, right?  Just the other day I discovered yogurt in the refrigerator that had "expired" according to the date on the box.  Even though the yogurt was "unsafe," I ate one anyway and found out that it was just fine.  So is the date on the box or bottle the absolute "do not eat" date?  For the most part, it's not.  Consider this...

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Like Wine? Choose Red Wine and Protect Your Body

I like to drink a glass of wine every now and then, and I typically don't care if it's red, blush, white or whatever.  I only care about drinking a semi-sweet wine that I like.  After reading the latest information about red wine, however, I may begin making it my wine staple.  It seems there are many reasons to enjoy a glass of red wine every day.  That's just the news I wanted to hear!

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Welfare Drug Testing Bill Advances Despite Controversy

A controversial piece of Indiana legislation that would make it mandatory for welfare recipients to submit to random drug tests, as well as limit food stamps funds for only nutritional items is advancing to the state Senate, despite concerns over violation of human rights and overall cost.

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Woman Creates Inspiring Video, Sings for Her Cancer-Stricken Mother

Lori is facing stage 4 pancreatic cancer and Jenny wanted to make her smile.

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Why Sleep Schedules And Nutrition Are Important For Your Growing Children

Keeping a good sleep schedule and eating nutritionally balanced meals are essential for overall health, but they're especially vital for young children who are in the midst of developing their brains and bodies

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No Harmful Chemicals Detected in Evansville’s Drinking Water

The latest lab tests from the Evansville Water & Sewer Utility (EWSU) continue to show below-detection levels of MCHM in intake water from the Ohio River, and all odor tests yield negative results.

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Learn Fitness Fundamentals at This Month’s ‘Fitness In The Park’

The first “Fitness in the Park” event of 2014 is this Saturday, January 18th, at Swonder Ice Arena Fitness Center, located at 209 N. Boeke Road, from 9am-11am. The program will begin with a warm-up session followed by weight training led by Tony Maslan, Director of Personal Training, Custom Fit at Bob’s Gym.

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Will the West Virginia Chemical Spill Impact Evansville’s Water Supply?

A statement from Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke's office
The Evansville Water & Sewer Utility (EWSU) has been closely monitoring the impact and issues stemming from the chemical spill, which occurred in Charleston, West Virginia, last week – 700 river miles from Evansville.

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CVS Pharmacy - Corner of 1st Avenue & Columbia in Evansville
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CVS Pharmacy Adding New Location to Evansville’s West Side

In a possible effort to become the Starbucks of the Evansville area with a location on seemingly every corner, CVS announces the construction of a new location on the corner of St. Joe and Delaware Street.

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