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Public Meetings and Survey to Seek Feedback on New Parks Master Plan

From the office of Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke:

The City of Evansville is in the beginning stages of developing a new Master Plan for the Department of Parks and Recreation that will provide a roadmap for future development of the city’s public parks system.

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Evansville Receives Grant Award to Help With Vacant Properties

The City of Evansville has been awarded $1,680,000 from the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) as part of the statewide Hardest Hit Fund Blight Elimination Program. The amount represents Evansville’s full request for funding.

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Evansville Museum Highlights Evansville’s Brewing History in New Exhibit Opening Soon

"Bottled and Kegged: A Toast to Evansville's Breweries" Exhibit is being opened by the Evansville Museum and will highlight the rich brewing history that is a part of Evansville's past and present.

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New Movie ’50 To 1′ About Longshot Kentucky Derby Winner To Premiere This Weekend – Interview With Jim Wilson And Christian Kane [LISTEN]

Being as close to Louisville as we are in the Tri-State, the Kentucky Derby is something many of us take time to catch each first Saturday in May.  I grew up in Louisville, so I always make plans to at least watch the race.  In 2009, a major long shot, Mine That Bird took the garland of roses, and that underdog story has prompted a new film, '50 to 1' produced by Oscar winner, Jim Wilson.  I had a chance to talk to Wilson and one of the stars of the movie, Christian Kane. 

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Cards 4 Critters Poker Tournament This Sunday in Evansville

This Sunday, get your poker face ready for the Cards 4 Critters Poker Tournament to benefit Another Chance for Animals, a foster-based no-kill rescue in the Evansville area.

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Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Department Setting Up Sobriety Checkpoint for Saturday Night

If your weekend plans include kicking back a few adult beverages, know that the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Department will be on the lookout for those that have had one too many.

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Super Men and Super Kids at the Children’s Museum of Evansville

The Koch Family Children’s Museum of Evansville (cMoe) will be celebrating "Super Men and Kids" during Me and My Sidekick on Saturday, July 26th. The Superhero event, taking place from 5pm-8pm, will feature a Superhero Academy, stopping villians from taking over cMoe, a Superhero high flying picture booth, and more.

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This Is What Happens to an Adult When You Leave Him in a Hot Car [VIDEO]

There have been far too many stories in the news this summer about parents leaving their kids in the car while they go in and shop. This is not okay! We all know that a quick trip in the store can end up being much more than that.

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Ford Center Reveals Course for Saturday’s Arena Challenge Adventure Run [VIDEO]

In advance of Saturday's event, the Ford Center is giving participants of the inaugural Arena Challenge a sneak peek at what to expect during the unique fitness challenge.

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Captain Buys Pizza for Frontier Airlines Passengers at Cheyenne Regional Airport [VIDEO, POLL]

When a Frontier Airlines flight from Washington, DC, to Denver was diverted to Cheyenne, Wyoming because of severe weather on Monday, the captain reached into his own wallet after realizing his passengers hadn't eaten in seven hours

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