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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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YMCA Pancake Days are Back This Weekend

Bring your family and your appetite downtown to the 26th annual YMCA Pancake Days. If you ask me, this is one of those events that everyone should do at least once. But I have the feeling if you go once, you'll be back year after year.

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Evansville Police Invite Public Out for a Cup of ‘Coffee With a Cop’

Have a concern about something going on in your neighborhood, or just looking to shoot the breeze with one of Evansville's finest about the weather? You can do both at the Evansville Police Department's "Coffee With a Cop" this Tuesday.

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(Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)
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Indiana State Police Warn Parents about Candy Laced with THC

Indiana State Police have issued a warning to parents that troopers and area police are finding candy laced with Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in Southwest Indiana. THC is the chemical compound in marijuana that makes the user high

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Indiana Receives $1 Million Grant to Assist In College Completion

Indiana has received a $1 million grant to support students in completing college.

Governor Mike Pence announced earlier this week that the Lumina Foundation and Complete College America had given the state the generous three-year grant to lend technical assistance for a program called “Guided Pathways to Success.” This program was established to help students manage their education without requiring them to go further into debt.

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Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke Reacts to Overturned Smoking Ban

The big news of the week is that the Indiana State Supreme Court has overturned the Smokefree ordinance in Evansville. In a nutshell, they had an issue with the exemption that was extended to our riverboat casino.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
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Indiana Legislation Roundup: Booze, Taxes and Surveillance

According to a recent article in the Indy Star, the Indiana legislature is in the midst of hashing out a number of proposals before the Indiana General Assembly convenes in the second week of March.

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(Photo by Sylwia Kapuscinski/Getty Images)
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Evansville’s Smoking Ban Overturned by Indiana Supreme Court

The Indiana State Supreme Court has overturned the Smokefree ordinance in Evansville.  In a 3-2 decision, the court deemed that the ordinance violates the Indiana Constitution's Equal Privileges and Immunities Clause

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