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State Prisoners Set to Help ‘Keep Evansville Beautiful’

You can expect to see more inmates walking the streets of Evansville, as they will soon be helping to keep Evansville beautiful.

In a combined cleanup effort between the Indiana Department of Correction, Indiana Department of Transportation, Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office and Keep Evansville Beautiful, convicts from Branchville Correctional Facility and Wabash Valley Correctional Facility will be brought into Vanderburgh County to assist with picking up and bagging litter across the city.

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will them supervise the trash pick up provided by inmates of the

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EPD and EFD on Wednesdays With Winnecke [Audio]

This morning we were lucky to get two of our fine public servants on the program. Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke was joined by Dan Grimm from the Evansville Fire Department and by Chris Pugh from the Evansville Police Department.

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Wild Rides, Zombie Farms and More Things to Do This Weekend In the Tri-State

There is a lot going on this weekend here in the tri-state – If you plan to get your weekend started early, nearly every bar in town has karaoke and pool, and if they don’t, they have booze and food – you can’t miss

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Bolero, Brew Ha-Ha and Other Things to Do This Weekend In the Tri-State

There is a lot going on this weekend here in the tri-state – If you plan to get your weekend started early, nearly every bar in town has karaoke and pool, and if they don’t, they have booze and food – you can’t miss

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30th Annual Native American Days This Weekend at Angel Mounds

September 21 through 23 marks the 30th annual Native American Days at Angel Mounds State Historic Site. Family-friendly fun and entertainment will be abundant during the weekend tradition of celebrating Native American heritage.

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NeedtoBreathe, Animalpalooza and More Things to Do This Weekend In the Tri-State

There is a lot going on this weekend here in the tri-state – If you plan to get your weekend started early, nearly every bar in town has karaoke and pool, and if they don’t, they have booze and food – you can’t miss

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Animalpalooza Benefit and Music Festival This Saturday

The first ever Animalpalooza Animal Benefit & Music Festival is happening this Saturday, September 22nd in Newburgh on the grounds of the Warrick Humane Society. It's a day-long event for the whole family, with proceeds benefiting area animal shelters and rescues.

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Southern Indiana Expected to Get a New Area Code

When dealing with 10-digit numbers, there are only so many possible combinations that can occur before every series is used up.

That’s exactly what telecommunications experts are saying has happened within the 812 area code, and

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Vanderburgh County Health Officials Advise Getting Flu Shots

With the dreaded flu season upon us, Vanderburgh County health officials are strongly urging residents to get their flu shots early this year as a precautionary measure against the nasty bug.

According to the Vanderburgh County Health Department, both St. Mary’s and Deaconess Hospitals are c

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Indiana Hunters Can Now Report Game Online With CheckIN Game

Internet technology and hunting have finally caught up with each other in Indiana, with deer and turkey trackers now being provided the resources to report their game kills online rather than going through the typical check station process.

The online system is called CheckIN Game, and according to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR),

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