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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)
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)
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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Steve Appleton (YouTube)
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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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Ronald Martinez / Getty Images
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Walter Cronkite Breaks News of JFK Assassination — This Week In History [VIDEO]

It was 48 years ago yesterday that JFK was shot and killed while traveling in a motorcade in Texas. Shortly after the terrible incident, CBS News interrupted a broadcast of ‘As the World Turns’ and Walter Cronkite broke the news to a shocked nation.

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The History Behind Labor Day

What’s not to love about Labor Day? A long weekend, BBQs and parades — really, no responsibilities except for having a great time and toasting the end of summer. But what exactly does Labor Day celebrate?

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