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Kid Asks for Supplies for Chemo Buddies for 9th Birthday

Saints come in all sizes and all ages! Lane Gabbard is the proof.

We discovered this week that for his 9th birthday he asked that instead of presents, people give him supplies for Chemo Buddies!

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Category: Evansville News, Health
(Photo by Johnny Kincaid)
(Photo by Johnny Kincaid)
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Winter Storm Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the tristate state effective from 6AM Sunday through 6AM Monday.

Freezing rain, sleet and snow are all expected tomorrow. Heaviest accumulations are expected along the I-64 corridor with up to six inches of snow possible

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telephone keypad (Dave Westrich)
telephone keypad (Dave Westrich)
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Phone Scammers Are Out to Get Your Money

The Evansville Police have been getting reports of several telephone scams.

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Category: Evansville News, News
50-foot-tall Foley Snowman
Dan DeBaun, WJON News
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Central Minnesota Farmer Builds Giant 50-Foot-Tall Snowman [VIDEO]

For the last month and a half, Foley farmer Greg Novak has been busy building a 50-foot tall snowman.

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(Dave Westrich)
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Today Marks Beginning of Operation Pull Over Blitz in Evansville and Indiana

It's that time of the year again...the time when we all begin celebrating.  It's March Madness time, St. Patrick's Day is coming up, Mardi Gras is just around the corner and there are other festivities that typically pop up where drinking is part of the celebrating.

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Winter Keeps a Grip on the Evansville Area

The strange winter weather pattern will bring us more ice and snow this weekend.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch the area beginning at midnight Saturday night and remaining in effect until Monday morning. We should expect freezing rain Sunday morning with significant accumulations of i

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Cliff Weaver
Cliff Weaver
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New Executive Director Appointed to Evansville-Vanderburgh County Emergency Management Agency

Following the recommendation of Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Emergency Advisory Council on Thursday appointed Cliff A. Weaver as the new executive director of the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), effective April 7.

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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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