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Week-Long Evansville Otters Home Stand

Our Evansville Otters are off to a great start this season and are in a close race for 1st place in their division. They are back home for a 6-game stretch this week at historic Bosse Field. Below is the schedule for game times and special promotions.

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A Walk On the Evansville Riverfront

Jenny, Emily, Elliot and I decided to enjoy the beautiful summer-like weather lately by taking a walk along the Evansville riverfront.  We happened to be in Evansville, so driving downtown took no great effort or time, and we were glad we did. 

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Adrienne Mayse
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Be Sure to Pack These Essential Safety Items for Your Next Camping, Hiking, Fishing or Hunting Trip

by Adrienne Mayse

I’m not one of those people that has an emergency generator under a tarp in my back yard. I don’t stock MREs in my basement or have shelves of canned food that I rotate regularly. Honestly, I wish I were, because you never know what might go wrong.

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Louisville’s Fischer Joins Mayors for the Freedom to Marry

by Angela Dallara | www.freedomtomarry.org

In advance of a meeting by the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Dallas, Mayor Greg Fischer of Louisville today joined Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, a broad-based and nonpartisan group of mayors who

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Got Burned? 5 Ways to Treat a Sunburn

The summer sun is out in full force, relentlessly attacking our skin with UV rays. Here's what to do if you get a sunburn.

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More Reasons You Should Come and ‘Putt Fore Life’ with St. Jude at Midget Links

Just in case raising money to help fight (and destroy) childhood cancer wasn't reason enough...here are a few more reasons why you need to come out this Friday night at 6p and "Putt Fore Life" with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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Cockroaches Ready to Save Human Lives!

We think of these little, fast running animals as disgusting, gross germ-carrying bugs, but now they're being elevated to a service that can help save human lives.  Scientists at North Carolina State University have (reportedly) created an electronic backpack that a roach can wear.  Why would anyone want to develop a cockroach backpack? 

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Get Your Tickets Today to See Jeff Musial – The Animal Guy!

Take a walk on the wild side with Jeff Musial and his exotic friends! From kangaroos to a baby spider monkey and reptiles galore get ready for an unforgettable experience. As seen on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and many appearances on The Today Show, iCarly, VH1 Big Morning Buzz and more, Jeff is the go-to for educational entertainment!

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Believe It or Not, Electroshock Therapy Making a Comeback for Alzheimer’s Patients

Remember the (good?) old days when electricity was used for treating all sorts of behavioral disorders?  Eventually most of us came to think of that sort of "treatment" as cruel and barbaric, but now electricity is once again being used for treatment of Alzheimer's and similar dementias.  "Now, Ladies and Gentlemen, may I present the 'brain pacemaker.'"

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Natural Gas Energy in Alaskan Ice

Believe it or not!  The U.S. Department of Energy has declared that within the Alaskan ice are pockets of methane hydrate that looks like ice but isn't. The methane hydrate is the main ingredient of natural gas and burns like a candle if its molecules are warmed enough.  Already 1 million cubic feet of methane has been produced. 

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