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Wednesdays With Winnecke – What is Bridge Link? [Audio]

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke spent much of this week's show talking about Bridge Link. What is Bridge Link, and why is it important to southern Indiana? You'll find out in our first segment.

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Indiana Billboard Depicts President Obama as Adolf Hitler

A video marquee outside an Indiana shopping center is raising some eyebrows because it features the shocking image of President Barack Obama sporting a mustache made popular by none other than Adolf Hitler.

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Suicide Continues to Increase Across Indiana

According to a recent report, suicide is the leading cause of death in Indiana for people between the ages of 15 and 54. Unfortunately, state health officials say that this morose trend has been on a steady increase since 2007.

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Indiana Food Stamp Benefits Set to Decrease Next Month

Indiana plans to reduce benefits next month for the more than 900,000 people enrolled in the food stamp program. Unfortunately, this strategy could put many Hoosier families in a bind right before the holiday season.

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Indiana Toddler Suffers Hypothermia After Mom Gives Her Cold Bath

An Indiana mom is in hot water after leaving her two-year-old in a bathtub full of cold water for several minutes – causing the child’s core temperature to drop into the dangerous stages of hypothermia.

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Wednesdays With Winnecke is Back! Hear This Week’s Edition [Audio]

After taking a break from the show during the summer, Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke resumes his weekly 30-minute program. And it should come as no surprise that the topic of this week's show is the newly approved downtown hotel project. 

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$1 Million Lottery Ticket Sold In Southern Indiana Could Go Unclaimed

Someone is oblivious to the fact that they are now a millionaire, and the Hoosier Lottery says that if the person who purchased the winning $1 million ticket, here in southern Indiana, doesn’t claim their prize soon, they will forever miss out on their chance to claim their prize.

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New Indiana Website Offers Health Insurance Options

There are hundreds of thousands of uninsured Indiana residents, but starting today, Hoosiers without health insurance can purchase coverage through an online marketplace under the Affordable Care Act.

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Indiana Police: Man Found Dead Left Behind 44 House Cats

The death of an Indiana man who was discovered earlier today at his home near Muncie has lead officials to try to figure out what to do with his, count them, 44 cats.

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New Study Finds Indiana Girls Struggle More With Weight, Sex, Substance Abuse Than Peers Across the Nation

According to a new report, girls being raised in Indiana are susceptible to more trials and tribulations than their male counterparts and peers across the nation.

Researchers at St. Mary’s College recently put Hoosier girls under the microscope in hopes of getting a detailed look into their overall health and well-being. What the

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