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Evansville Born Chef Chase Meneely Appears on Two Food Network Shows [VIDEO]

The face of Evansville native, and Memorial High School graduate, Chase Meneely showed up not once, but twice on my TV Sunday evening while watching Food Network. First during Guy's Grocery Games: Redemption, then later on during a new episode of Cutthroat Kitchen.

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Don’t Be Fooled: How to Avoid Being a Scam Victim

Many of us enjoy a good joke or can appreciate a harmless prank, but what happens when the “joke’s on you” turns to identity theft or financial loss? Your Tri-State BBB® offers dos and don’ts to avoid being fooled by a scam.

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American Pickers Pick Owensboro Restaurant

Mike and Frank from the TV show American Pickers are picking their way through Western Kentucky and made a stop at a famous Owensboro restaurant!

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See Guns and Hoses 9 From Start to Finish in Amazing Time-Lapse Video

The crew at Evansville-based Concept Sound and Light (the men and women responsible bringing Guns and Hoses to life with, well, sound and lights) post a time-lapse video condensing Saturday's three-and-a-half-hour Guns and Hoses event, including setup and tear down, into just over three minutes.

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Social Engineering Red Flags

Your BBB® is learning of more instances where people are being deceived into clicking on harmful links. Entities are trying to infiltrate businesses by claiming to be delivering a fax, sending a payment, needing a 1099 and other deceptive attempts. Individuals are being misled by emails, hacked Facebook accounts, accidentally typing .om instead of .com, fake rental ads and more.

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Watch 911 Gives Hope Inspiration Mickey Phernetton Sing with Garth Brooks in Heart-Warming Video

Mickey Phernetton, the 19-year-old daughter of 911 Gives Hope founder, Evansville Police Officer Patrick Phernetton, shared a special moment with one of the biggest artists in the history of music Friday night before his sold-out show at the KFC YUM! Center in Louisville.

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Easter Seals of Southwestern Indiana Breaks Telethon Record

We continue to be amazed by the generous of the Tri-State. On Sunday The Easter Seals of Southwestern Indiana held their 39th annual telethon and set a new record!

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Prearranging & Prepaying for Final Expenses? Know Your Rights!

It’s not a topic we like to think and talk about, but you will be doing a great service to your loved ones if you prearrange and prepay your final expenses. There are so many different options, though, that it can be overwhelming. To make the process easier, your BBB® wants to make sure consumers know about their rights under the Funeral Rule.

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Political Robocalls End In Indiana

As many of our readers are aware, your BBB® has warned our community about the various robocalls offering things such as reduced credit card interest rates...

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Tax Preparation Gets Underway Ahead Of April Deadline
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New Phishing Emails Claim to Be from TurboTax

We’re only about three weeks away from the tax deadline, and as many of you continue to prep and file your taxes, you may be doing so with the aid of computer software. TurboTax is one such tax preparation software. Your BBB® wants consumers using this product to know that scammers have been sending out phishing emails that claim to be from TurboTax.

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