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Shrinersfest 2014 to Feature Planes Boats and Mike Harvey’s Last Roadshow

The Shriners have announced plans for the 2014 Shrinersfest.

The big news is the addition of an exhibition of hydroplane boats. It won't exactly be 'Thunder on the Ohio' but it will be the first time in five years that we'll get to see the hydroplanes on the river

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Local High School Students to Host Cornhole Tournament to Benefit American Red Cross

Mr. John Schellenberg's Marketing Students at F.J. Reitz High School will be hosting a cornhole tournament to benefit the local chapter of the American Red Cross this Saturday, May 3rd and you are invited!

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SWIRCA Announces Evansville as Host City of Indiana State Games

Hey, I'm almost 54, so I could participate in the Indiana State Games - Fit and 50, formerly called the Indiana Senior Games, which will take place in Evansville this year!  Yes, Evansville is the host city for twenty-five athletic events ranging from competitive to recreational including: swimming, track & field, shufflboard, pickleball, bowling, tennis, table tennis, cycling, golf, 3 on 3 basketball and recreation day at the park.

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Evansville-based Signature School Ranks 21st on 2014 List of Best High Schools in America
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Evansville-Based Signature School Ranks Among the Top 25 High Schools in America

You don't have to look far down the annual U.S. News and World Report list of the "Best High Schools in America" to find the downtown Evansville school located across the street from the Ford Center.

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LST Board of Directors Wants Better Location for Ship Dock [Poll]

The USS LST Ship Memorial's board of directors appears ready to take the ship elsewhere unless the City of Evansville can provide a more accessible dock (there have been some grumblings about the poor accessibility at Marina Pointe).  Mayor Lloyd Winnecke's office has been working on a solution and doesn't want to see the ship depart for another city.  So I wanted to ask you...

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Wanted: Newstalk 1280 Youtube Columnist

Newstalk 1280 is currently looking for passionate freelance Youtube columnists to cover topics in the Evansville area in short 1-3 minute videos.

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair This Thursday

Many local veterans listen to 105.3 WJLT, which Johnny, Julie and I appreciate immensely.  Everyone here at the station has great respect and gratitude for anyone who has served our country in any military branch.  Thank you, veterans, for your service!  With that said, I want to help make our veterans aware that there is a job fair especially for them this Thursday - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation "Hiring Our Heroes."

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First American Since 1983 Wins Boston Marathon; Women’s Winner Sets Record [PHOTOS]

Meb Keflezighi won the Boston Marathon, becoming the first American to do so since 1983. The women's race saw Rita Jeptoo, of Kenya, set a new course record.

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EPD Searching for Dakota Smitha
Dakota Smitha is wanted by Evansville Police on charges of Sexual Misconduct with a Minor. (Official Evansville Watch Twitter)
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Evansville Police Searching for Man Wanted on Charges of Sexual Misconduct with a Minor [PHOTO]

The Evansville Police Department need your help locating a Tri-State man after issuing an arrest warrant fstemming from an investigation that he committed Sexual Misconduct with a Minor back in February.

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Evansville and Vanderburgh County Citizens Make WeTip Hotline A Big Success

Although I haven’t had a reason to use the WeTip hotline number (1-800-78-CRIME), many Vanderburgh County residents have, which is proof that there is a need in the Evansville community for this anonymous tip line.  It’s satisfying to see that WeTip has greatly helped the Evansville Police Department catch people involved in criminal activities.

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