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Trash Teams Needed for Clean Evansville Event This Saturday

Clean Evansville volunteers have single handedly picked up more than 10,000 pounds of trash in the first five months of 2014!  While that's quite an accomplishment, more volunteers are needed for another event this Saturday, June 7 for a cleanup on Evansville West Side.

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Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl and President Obama - Image credits: US Army & Getty Image/Win McNamee
Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl and President Obama - Image credits: US Army & Getty Image/Win McNamee
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Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl Released From Five-Year Captivity in Afghanistan

On Saturday, May 31, 2014, Americans learned that Idaho native Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl had been released in Afghanistan after being held prisoner for nearly five years. He was exchanged for prisoners in Guantanamo Bay, who will now be sent to Qatar.

"On behalf of the American people I was honored to call his parents to express our joy that they can expect his safe return," President Obama said in a statement distributed by the White House.

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Officials Say ‘Divine Intervention’ Saved Baby in Home Explosion

A mattress is to thank for saving the life of a 4-month-old girl found in the rubble of her Victoria, Texas, home after an explosion on Wednesday morning, officials say.

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Get the Royal Treatment in Evansville Soon at Showplace Cinema East

This is something I'm going to indulge in as soon as I can!  Soon Showplace Cinema East will provide you with the ultimate cinematic experience in "The Royal Suite."  You won't be "watching" a new movie, you'll be "experiencing" it with the latest Dolby Atmos sound system as you sit comfortably in a recliner and view the action on a "floating" 35-foot screen.  But wait, there's more!

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(courtesy of Aaron Kohr)
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Learn More About the E-Light Emergency Vehicle Alert System at Tonight’s Traveling City Hall

From Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke's Office
The May Traveling City Hall program will be held tonight, May 28, from 5:30-7pm. at St. Theresa School, 600 Herndon Dr., in partnership with the Diamond-Stringtown Neighborhood Association.

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Be Aware of This Road Closing in Downtown Evansville

The folks from the Evansville Water & Sewer Utility want you to be aware of a road closing that might affect your travel through downtown.

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Be a Secret Agent During Super Saturday at the Evansville Museum

Ever wanted to be a spy, or live a life of espionage? You can get a taste of that this weekend during "Super Saturday" at the Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science.

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Annual Suicide Prevention Walk in Boonville Coming May 31st

The annual event joins others across the country in helping raise funds for education and research to help people from thinking suicide is an option.

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Strawberry Season is My Favorite Time of the Year! [Recipes]

I must admit that I will hunt for and eat strawberries year ‘round because I enjoy them so much.  A juicy, ripe and flavorful strawberry is one of Heaven’s gifts on Earth, as far as I’m concerned.  So when Indiana’s strawberry season blooms, I’m ready for slurrpin’ up the strawberries!

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Owen Block Building (Dave Westrich)
Owen Block Building (Dave Westrich)
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Should Owen Block Building Owners Get Out of Paying Taxes? [Poll]

It’s a 19th Century structure that has added character to Evansville, specifically the neighborhood along Chestnut Street, for many years.  Over the past several years, though, Owen Block, which is on the Preservation Alliance of Evansville’s Most Endangered Places list, has been utterly neglected by the owners of the property, Neuhoff Development, LLC, a company that quite paying taxes on the property in 2012.  Is this acceptabl

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