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While Evansville Prohibits Smoking, New York Bans the Burp

By Jay Zimmer
Goodbye Big Gulp!
While Evansville smokers sit beneath a miasma of political rhetoric supporting the city’s ban on lighting up, some New Yorkers draw the short straw.

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National News and Trends – July 23, 2012

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Penn State Slammed with NCAA Sanctions in Wake of Jerry Sandusky Scandal

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Gunman Kills 14 at Midnight Showing of Dark Knight Rises at Denver Theater

Why the gunman opened fire is still not known, but in the early morning hours a gunman opened fire on a crowd of people at a midnight showing of 'The Dark Knight Rises.' Fourteen people died and another 50 were injured

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AURORA, CO - JULY 20:  The Century 16 movie theatre is seen where a gunmen attacked movie goers during an early morning screening of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises" July 20, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado. According to reports, over 10 people have been killed and over 30 injured. Police have the suspect, twenty-four year old James Holmes of North Aurora, in custody.  (Photo by Thomas Cooper/Getty Images)
AURORA, CO - JULY 20: The Century 16 movie theatre is seen where a gunmen attacked movie goers during an early morning screening of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises" July 20, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado. According to reports, over 10 people have been killed and over 30 injured. Police have the suspect, twenty-four year old James Holmes of North Aurora, in custody. (Photo by Thomas Cooper/Getty Images)
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Update – 12 People Killed During Midnight Showing of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora Colorado – [Video]

Police in Colorado confirm 12 dead and 38 were injured during a midnight showing of the new movie "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora. 

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2012 Presidential Ticket Could be Military-less!

Veteran Politicians, Yes - Veterans, No!

by Jay Zimmer

Since 1944, every campaign for president has presented at least one major-party candidate who has some experience in the military.  Not this one. 

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Malware Kick You Offline – Here’s What To Do If You’ve Been Affected in Evansville or Surrounding Area

If you were a victim of the DNS Changer Malware and you find yourself without internet today (ironically you are reading this online...) call your internet service provider. Here's a list of some local providers. As always, have your account number, password, phone number, social security number, spouses information, blood type and first born ready to go if they need it.

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Andy Griffith Dead at 86

Iconic TV star Andy Griffith has died.

Griffith, known for his work on such classic shows as 'The Andy Griffith Show' and 'Matlock,' was 86.

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People for and against the administrations health care act protest in front of he U.S. Supreme Court, on June 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. Today the high court is expected to rule on the constitutionality of the sweeping health care law championed by President Barack Obama. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
People for and against the administrations health care act protest in front of he U.S. Supreme Court, on June 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. Today the high court is expected to rule on the constitutionality of the sweeping health care law championed by President Barack Obama. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Supreme Court Rules on Health Care Law

The Supreme Court handed down a ruling that backs President Obama’s health care law. The complex decision was written by Chief Justice John Roberts.

Essentially the ruling will leave the entire health care law in effect

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McDonald’s Ranks Last in Customer Satisfaction Among Fast Food Restaurants (Again!)

“I’m lovin’ it” may be McDonald’s slogan, but that’s not what customers are saying about the service.

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The Legacy of Rodney King – A Reluctant Catalyst for Change [Video]

When the news came Sunday that Rodney King had been found at the bottom of a swimming pool, those of us who remember "the Rodney King beating" held their breath for a collective second, and said a prayer for the man who once asked, "Can we get along?".   In the 20 years Rodney King spent in the spotlight of our consciousness, life had not been easy for him and we knew why.  You see, King never wanted to be an American civil rights icon but that's what he became. 

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