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Swonder’s ‘Learn to Skate’ Program to Provide FREE Lessons

The Swonder Learn to Skate Program will host a special event as part of U.S. Figure Skating’s National Skating Month (NSM) at Swonder Ice Arena in Evansville.

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10-Year-Old Detroit Lions Fan From Amarillo Cheated Out of Contest at Dallas Cowboys Game [VIDEO] [UPDATED]

A family from Amarillo took their 10 year-old son Roman to last weekend's football game at AT&T stadium between the Cowboys and Lions. The tickets were a surprise from Roman's grandma because he is a huge Detroit Lions fan.

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Evansville Continues Efforts to Combat Meth

From the office of Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke

The mayor's "No Meth Task Force" has launched a new public service campaign as part of a community-wide effort to reduce meth labs and prevent substance abuse.

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Evansville’s Husk Signs Seek Community’s Help in Locating Thieves [PHOTOS]

The Evansville business is offering a $1,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest of three to four men who robbed them on Christmas Day.

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Should English Be the Official Language of the U.S.?

Over the holiday, I had to get cash from my bank's ATM, and there was a man in front of me who was very irritated by the language question, English or Spanish. He began telling me how ridiculous he thought it was to have to 'choose' English in this country.

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‘Clean Evansville’ Kicks Off Its Fourth Year This Saturday

Clean Evansville will target the Jacobsville Neighborhood area during the monthly trash pick-up this Saturday, January 3, from 9am-11am.

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Eggnog – It’s What’s for Christmas? Or Not [Poll]

This is the time of year when eggnog is everywhere. Drinking it is much more of a  tradition than a holiday beverage of choice. I personally think eggnog tastes like paint....high gloss latex to be exact.

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Sunken Manhole Covers on Evansville Streets are a Bone-Jarring Nuisance

It's the holiday season, and that means a lot more time in the car. I don't know about you, but does it seem like all of the manhole covers are an inch or two below the surface of the pavement anymore?

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High School Nights with Purple Aces Basketball

Area high schoolers can get FREE tickets to the next few University of Evansville home basketball games during their series of High School Nights.

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Get the New and Improved Citizen Concern Application for Your Mobile Device

Evansville's "Citizen Concern" app has been improved and is now available in the Apple App Store. It is now compatible with devices that have the newer versions of the Apple iOS operating system. The app is also available for Android devices in the Google Play store.

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