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Spring Technically Springs Forth in Evansville and the Tri-State

Tomorrow's the day when, technically, Old Man Winter is "outta here!"  Is there anyone who's not happy about this fact?  (If so, maybe seeing a therapist is in order.)  According to the Old Farmer's Almanac, spring begins with the vernal equinox on March 20 at 11:57 a.m. CDT (Evansville time).  So along with the warmer temps, longer daylight hours, birds and greening plants, let's delve into the vernal equinox.

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Animalpalooza Paws 4 Vets Animal Benefit & Music Festival

It's time again for the Animalpalooza Animal Benefit and Music Festival!  Take it from me, this is always such a fun event for every single member of your family.  "Paws 4 Vets" will benefit Soldier Dogs for Independence and costs only a $5 donation at the door; however veterans and children under 12 get in for free!

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Experts Say Mosquitos and Ticks Survived the Indiana Winter

After experiencing a long cold winter here in Indiana, scientists say that although they anticipated the freezing climates would kill off the population of annoying insects, most of them likely survived.

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Grab a FREE Bus Ride From METS This Thursday

Evansville has worked hard to improve the public transportation system, and in an effort to raise awareness, METS is offering FREE bus rides for one day only - Thursday, March 20th. So put your money back in your pocket, you won't need it.

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Indiana Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2008 — Lower Than National Average

The Indiana workforce is finally on its way to recovery, as recent statistics indicate the state’s unemployment rates are now the lowest since 2008 – lower than the national average.

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Give Hope Run For St. Jude April 26th 2014

The 4th Annual Evansville Give Hope Run to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is coming back to Burdette Park on Saturday morning, April 26th.  Runners and walkers are encouraged to participate in this 5K for an awesome cause.

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Teacher Lets Fifth Graders Drink Non-Alcoholic Beer in Class

Some parents are saying a teacher at Hyatt Elementary School in Linden, Michigan may have taken "method teaching" a step too far by giving a class of fifth graders non-alcoholic beer as part of a history lesson.

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Indiana Hospital Establishes On Staff Police Force

An Indiana hospital is developing its own police department in an attempt to avoid having to lean on outside forces when the need for help arises.

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Indiana Lawmaker Says the Humane Society Is Trying to Outlaw Hunting and Fishing

Indiana lawmakers fighting to protect the right to “hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife” recently failed at passing an amendment to the Indiana Constitution.

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Snow Way! Another Blast of Winter

It may have felt spring-like today, but tomorrow will be a different story.

Rain will come in the early morning hours and it will likely change to a wintry mix or snow by late in the afternoon. Accumulations should be under 2 inches

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