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Click It or Ticket Campaign is Underway in Indiana – Buckle Up!

I learned how to buckle a seat belt when I was a kid, although many cars didn't have them until I was a teenager.  Still, it wasn't required by law for anyone in a vehicle to wear them.  Laws didn't begin being passed forcing occupants to wear seats belts until 1984 and that was only for front seats.  However, even in the 70s, my parents insisted that I wear my seat belt and that's when, for the most part, I made wearing a seat belt a habit.

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Evansville Otters Annual Jacob’s Village Game This Friday

It's time to play ball once again at beautiful, historic Bosse Field! And for the 10th year in a row, the Evansville Otters are hosting their annual exhibition game to benefit Jacob's Village.

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Free Lecture at Evansville Museum’s New World War II Exhibit

The Legacies of WWII exhibit will remain at the Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science through July 2nd. And you're invited to a special presentation on Friday, May 16th.

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Hilariously Unfortunate Typo Makes Basketball Seem Much More Dangerous [PHOTO]

It's amazing how getting one little letter mixed up can make a world of difference—and make millions of men cringe.

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Where to Go to Vote in Vanderburgh County

Today is primary election day. The voting centers allow you to cast your vote at whatever center is most convenient for you. Here's a list of the voting center locations:

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Recycle Your Old Electronic Devices This Weekend

The folks from C&I Electronics present their 2014 Electronic Recycle Day this Saturday, May 10th in the parking lot of the Evansville Civic Center. This "e-cycle" event is from 8am-12pm.

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Coming to the Victory Theater in Downtown Evansville: Chef Robert Irvine

Chef Robert Irvine is coming to Evansville's Victory Theater!  You watched him on the Food Network's, "Dinner: Impossible" and "Restaurant: Impossible," and now you can see him in live and in person!

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Audubon State Park’s Civil War Living History Weekend Begins Friday

I blogged about this event recently, relating my own Civil War reenactment experience with Jenny when we (stupidly) took our two dogs with us to the reenactment.  This time, I'm not trying to relate anything personal to you about this reenactment.  I simply want to remind you that this event is taking place at Audubon State Park this weekend! 

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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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