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It’s Time for Ten Digit Phone Calls in Evansville and Indiana

I blogged about this a while back and now it's here.  Beginning Saturday, Hoosiers will be in a "permissive dialing" situation, a six-month period where you can still dial the seven-digit numbers you've been dialing, but you should begin dialing the ten-digit (area code + number) to get into the habit.  Forcing yourself to dial the ten-digit now will have you ready for the mandatory switch beginning September 6.

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Help ‘Clean Evansville’ This Weekend

Keep Evansville Beautiful and Clean Evansville invite volunteers to come out on the first Saturday of each month to help pick up trash in different areas of the city. This Saturday, Clean Evansville Volunteers will target areas in Ward 4 on Evansville’s South from 9am-11am. The teams will gather at locations near Anthony Oates Park. The park is located in the 2300 block of S. Lodge Avenue.

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Groundbreaking Announced for Downtown Convention Center Hotel

HCW Development and the City of Evansville have announced that March 10th has been selected as the official groundbreaking date for the much anticipated $71.3 million Convention Center Hotel by DoubleTree and residential apartments in Downtown Evansville. The groundbreaking will happen at 3pm.

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Mayor Winnecke’s Traveling City Hall and Public Road Meeting Tonight

Residents have an opportunity to share ideas on road projects and learn about the city of Evansville’s 2014 road improvement plans at the Traveling City Hall meeting tonight at 5:30pm at Plaza Park International Academy, located at 7301 Outer Lincoln Ave.

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Indiana Cold Beer Sales Opponents Fight It Out in Federal Court

The debate surrounding the rights of Indiana convenience stores and their ability to sell cold beer is foaming over this week in Indianapolis.

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EVSC Announces Early Dismissal Plans In the Event Severe Weather Hits Evansville

The Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation has announced an early dismissal contingency plan in the event the severe weather threat gets as bad as forecasted later today.

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2014 Evansville Public Road Meetings

The public is invited to make suggestions on road improvements and call attention to potholes during a series of public meetings to review the City of Evansville’s 2014 road projects and street paving program.

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‘Fantastic Plastic’ Exhibit to Open at Children’s Museum of Evansville

Did you know plastic materials can occur naturally in the forms of tree sap and fossilized resin, animal bones and horns and bees’ wax? Fantastic Plastic, a new permanent exhibit opening at the Koch Family Children’s Museum of Evansville (cMoe) on February 22, 2014, tells the story of plastics and their impact on the world over the past 100 years.

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Guns & Hoses 7 Is Coming April 12 to the Ford Center in Evansville

Guns & Hoses 7 with 911 Gives Hope is April 12th at the Ford Center beginning at 7pm, doors open at 6pm. All the proceeds from the event will be distributed to children's charities in the Evansville area. Guns & Hoses is a charity boxing match between local police officers and fire fighters, which has grown to one of the biggest sporting events in the area.

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Sheila Huff Named 2014 ATHENA Award Recipient

Sheila Huff, principal at Bosse High School, was recognized as recipient of the 2014 ATHENA Award at a luncheon today hosted by the Southwest Indiana Chamber, in partnership with A Network of Evansville Women (ANEW).

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