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Evansville Christian Life Center’s Poverty Awareness: Shoeless Sunday, April 13

The Evansville Christian Life Center is one of those places that wants to improve our community one person at a time, and the people involved with the ECLC are getting the job done!  April is the month of the ECLC's Poverty Awareness Campaign called, "30 Days of Poverty."  Several events are connected with this campaign, and one of the events is, "Shoeless Sunday."  It's a way that you can help people in the community!

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Children's Museum of Evansville via Facebook
Children's Museum of Evansville via Facebook
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Visit the Children’s Museum of Evansville for FREE Tonight!

The Koch Family Children's Museum of Evansville is one of the coolest places to take your kids in Evansville. So much for everybody to see and experience - and today you can see and experience it all for FREE!

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Listen to the Indiana Pacers Read Bedtime Stories

This is either the most disturbing or the coolest thing to ever happen in Hoosier sports. Beginning next week, your kids can have a bedtime story read to them by one of the Indiana Pacers.

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Fort Hood Shooting
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4 Dead, 16 Injured in Fort Hood Shooting

Four people, including the gunman, were killed and 16 others injured in a shooting at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas Wednesday evening.  Fort Hood officials said the gunman was a soldier who had been receiving mental health treatment and that he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Another Delay for the Downtown Hotel

The downtown convention hotel has hit another snag that will delay construction by 2 to 3 months.

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Blue Angels Will Return to Evansville in 2015

The Blue Angels are coming to Evansville for the 2015 Shriners Fest. According to the Blue Angels website, the precision flying team will be in town on June 27 and 28 of next year.

The group was scheduled to perform here last year, but the government sequestration forced them to cancel

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Work Zone Safety Week in the Evansville Area and Throughout Indiana

Last evening as I was driving home on I-164, I witnessed a scene that reminded me that this is National Work Zone Awareness Week in Evansville and throughout Indiana.  The scene, located between the Lloyd Expressway and Morgan Ave. on I-164, depicts the number of highway workers killed this past year while performing their duties.  It's purpose is to remind us to slow down and be extra careful in highway work zones.

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Spring Heavy Trash Pick-Up Is Here

The spring time heavy trash pick-up has begun and will run through Friday, May 30. The semi-annual curbside service is available to city residents who pay for trash service with their water bill, including newly-annexed areas. Apartment complexes, mobile home communities and business/commercial customers are not eligible.

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Custom corn hole set to be auctioned this Saturday at Chemo Buddies Cruise In. (Photo courtesy of Chemo Buddies)
Custom corn hole set to be auctioned this Saturday at Chemo Buddies Cruise In. (Photo courtesy of Chemo Buddies)
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Cruise In to Benefit Chemo Buddies

This Saturday (April 5) is one of the first cruise ins of the year and it benefits my favorite charity, Chemo Buddies.

There are some awesome items in the silent auction including a beautiful custom made corn hole set

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Eat at Buffalo Wild Wings and Support the Boys and Girls Club of Evansville

It's Friday, it's a beautiful day - you know Buffalo Wild Wings sounds like a good choice anyway. Now it sounds even better because eating there today will help raise money for a great local charity - the Boys and Girls Club of Evansville.

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