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Mayor Winnecke to Deliver Evansville’s State of the City Address

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke will deliver his second annual State of the City speech to members of the Evansville Noon Rotary Club on Tuesday, March 26th 11:30am at the Casino Aztar Conference Center, 450 N.W. Riverside Dr.

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No Doubt Bassist Fights Against Indiana’s Videotaping Ban

No Doubt Bassist Tony Kanal says that a proposed ban on videotaping activity inside Indiana’s farms and factories would prevent activists from uncovering abusive measures taken against animals.

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Indiana House Says Welfare Recipients Will Now Have to Pass Drug Screens

A proposal that would make it mandatory for some Hoosier welfare recipients to undergo drug testing to remain eligible for benefits was approved, early Monday morning, by the Indiana House.

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Kentucky wants Election Day booze
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Kentucky Reconsidering Election Day Booze Ban

Kentuckians may soon be allowed to get stinking-drunk before hitting the polls, as state lawmakers are entertaining the idea of abolishing the Prohibition-era booze ban that currently prevents everyone from the social drinker to the raging al

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New Smartphone App Explores Kentucky’s Role in Slavery and Emancipation

February is Black History Month - and in observance of the African-American culture, the Kentucky Historical Society has released a new smart phone app dedicated to taking users on an informative ride along the technological railroad, in hopes of educating the masses about the history of slavery in the Bluegrass state.

The app is called “ExploreKYHistory,” and with it, us

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Indiana defends their right to hunt
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Indiana Lawmakers Defend Constitutional Right to Hunt, Fish and Farm

Indiana lawmakers believe that organizations like the Humane Society of the United States are aggressively looking to put an end to citizen’s rights to kill wildlife for sport as well as govern the livestock production of area farmers

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Evansville Says No to Settlement in Lawsuit Opposing Smoking Ban [POLL]

A year and a half ago, Evansville passed a law that bans smoking in all indoor work spaces except the gambling areas of Casino Aztar. Tavern and private club owners filed suit to overturn the ban.

According to the Courier and Press,

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Richard Lugar Moves On To Indiana University

Indiana University has just gained a new professor, Richard Lugar, former Indiana Senator.  He and former representative, Lee Hamilton, will serve as distinguished scholars at I.U.’s School of Global and International Studies. 

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Mt. Vernon Trustee Requires Drug Tests Before Providing Assistance

Here's one that we want to hear your opinion on:

The Black Township Trustee in Posey County has become the first in  the state to require that applicants for assistance prove that they are not using drugs

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The SECOND Inauguration – What an Immense Thing!

Washington, by his own admission, says it was the one after him that counted

No, it’s not the second inauguration of Barak Obama that we’re talking about, though that is certainly a big thing in and of itself. After all, less than 25 of the 44 presidents have succeeded themselves in office. Winning a second term is no easy task.

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