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Evansville Man Arrested For Breaking Into McDonald’s and Stealing Fruit Parfaits

Wherever there is a hint of desperation and wild-eyed stupidity, you can bet that sometime just before dawn, a dumpster child from the downtrodden generation will emerge and make all of us upstanding citizens stand a little taller – and today is no exception

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New H3N2 Swine Flu Confirmed in Indiana

While Indiana appears to have dodged a bullet over recent years in confirmed cases of whooping cough, a new report shows that the state may now have to focus its concerns on the new swine flu virus, which has reportedly infected an increasing number of Midwesterners this summer.

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Indiana Gas Prices May Hit $4 Per Gallon This Weekend

Indiana residents might want to consider filling up their fuel tanks as the weekend approaches, because a new report indicates that that gas prices will likely surge within the next 48 hours.

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Southern Indiana Nudist Colony Threatened by I-69 Construction

Residents of a Southern Indiana nudist colony fear that their serene, buck-naked lives may soon be in upheaval because of I-69 construction through southwestern Monroe County.

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German Bierstubes and the Grateful Dead, Technicolor Dreamcoats and More Things to Do This Weekend in the Tri-State

There is a lot going on this weekend here in the tri-state - Celebrate German heritage and American pride at the 34th Annual Strassenfest and Volksfest, or go see Tom Constanen of the Grateful Dead perform at Doc's - all happening Thursday

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Oakland City Announces Declaration of Emergency

Residents of Oakland City are still trying to pick up the pieces this morning after getting rocked by Tuesday night's storm. High winds and large hail seem to be the major culprits. And after an emergency meeting this morning, city officials have announced a declaration of emergency for Oakland City.

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Evansville CVB Considering a Multi-Million Dollar Baseball Facility

It appears as if a foregoing plan by the Evansville Convention and Visitors Bureau to construct a softball/baseball mega facility might get another opportunity to run the bases.

Earlier this year, the bureau hired VPS Architecture to administer a study for the pur

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Evansville Man Shoots Himself in the Leg Showing Off His Quick-Draw Routine

It should be taken into consideration, at least somewhat, that when performing the old “quick draw” routine with a handgun in the middle of a liquored up living room sideshow and idiot circus, you might want to make sure the safety is on

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Indiana Dodges the Whooping Cough Bullet

In the wake of the worst year of whopping cough cases in the United States since 1959, it appears as if Indiana may have dodged a bullet.

Recently, officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that nearly 18,000 reported cases have emerged in 20012 thus far, which is more than double from last year’s numbers

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Man Claiming to Be ‘King of China’ Threatens Evansville Police

Over the weekend, the wild, wild world of Southern Indiana exposed an incident that nearly led to two-fisted international affairs, after Evansville Police say a man claiming to be the “King of China” threatened an officer

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