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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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Tragedy Struck University of Evansville Basketball 35 Years Ago Today

35 years ago today was “the night it rained tears.”

1977 was an exciting year for University of Evansville basketball. It was the first season as a division one team. But that all came to an end on December 13, 1977 when a chartered plane carrying the plane crashed shortly after take off from Dress regional airport

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Totally Creepy and Allegedly Real Haunted Houses and Places in Evansville and Owensboro

Forget the horror movies and the ghost stories - if you're looking for a real scare this Halloween there's lots of places right here at home where you can get a chill up your spine.  Here's just a few of the places people say are truly haunted in Evansville and Owensboro.  

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QR Codes for Tombstones - the next wave of technology (YouTube)
QR Codes for Tombstones - the next wave of technology (YouTube)
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QR Codes for Your Tombstone – There’s an App for That [Video]

It was bound to happen.  Now, even your tombstone has gone high-tech with a QR code that people can scan with their smartphones. 

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Elvis arriving in Evansville on the "Lisa Marie" Photo courtesy of Evansville, Pictures of the Past - Facebook
Elvis arriving in Evansville on the "Lisa Marie" Photo courtesy of Evansville, Pictures of the Past - Facebook
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Evansville, Pictures of the Past

If you find history absolutely fascinating, you should check out this new Facebook site that I found today. It’s called Evansville, Pictures of the Past. It is packed with local photos with everything from the Trains of Evansville, Evansville Diners, Civic Buildings, People, etc. It’s a lot of fun to l

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Veteran Newsman Mike Wallace Passes At 93 [Video]

Newsrooms around the country are mourning the loss of one of the greats today. Mike Wallace passed away overnight in Connecticut. Many attribute Wallace as a giant in the world of news.

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Yahoo! sues Facebook over patent infringement (ClipIsh Pro)
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Yahoo! Sues Facebook For Patent Infringement [Video]

Just a few weeks before Facebook goes public, Yahoo! has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the social networking giant.

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Memorial plaque to Lynette and Mathew (14wfie.com)
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Where Were You When The C-130 Crashed Into JoJo’s & The Drury Inn In 1992? [Video]

Dates are a chronic problem when you get older.  Especially the ones that bring back haunting memories, like February 6, 1992, when a C-130 Hercules crashed into the Drury Inn and JoJo's Restaurant in Evansville. 

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Micron CEO Steve Appleton Killed In Plane Crash

The CEO and chairman of memory chip maker Micron was killed in a plane crash early Friday near Boise, Idaho.  A Micron company spokesman says Steve Appleton, 51, was piloting the small, experimental, fixed-wing plane that crashed. 

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Did The Internet Blackout Stop SOPA & PIPA

 

There was both victory and defeat as what will surely go down in history as "Internet Blackout 2012" wound to a close last night.

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