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Chamberlain Farms Recalls Watermelons as a Precaution

Melon madness continues in southwestern Indiana, as Chamberlain Farms, recently blamed for a devastating outbreak of salmonella in cantaloupes, announced plans to recall its watermelons, as they continue to work with government officials to locate the definite source of this foodborne illness...

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EVSC Launches Advertising Campaign to Compete With Indiana Voucher Program

A top-of-mind awareness advertising campaign costing thousands of dollars just to promote new student admissions within the Evansville Vanderburgh School district might seem like an enormous waste of time and money to many area residents...

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Indiana lake
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Indiana Man May Have Died as the Result of ‘Brain Eating Amoeba’

Indiana residents may want think twice about taking a dip in any of the area lakes, as a recent autopsy indicates that a parasite commonly referred to as the “brain eating amoeba” has claimed the life of an Indiana man...

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Indiana Residents Could Win Cash to Quit Smoking

Anyone who has ever tried to quit smoking knows just how hard it can be to put down that nasty habit for a month, much less forever.

However, in October, a month is all you will need to possibly win $2,500, as Indiana health officials plan to challenge those Hoosiers trying to shake the nicotine monkey off their backs to stop smoking for 31 days for a chance to win some cash...

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‘Spirit of Chandler’ Celebration Coming in September

The "Spirit of Chanler" celebration is happening on Saturday, September 15th (Do I have to mention that it's happening in Chandler?). The Chandler Lion's Club invites you to come "be a good neighbor" and be a part of this day-long event.

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Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Department Says There Will Be Sobriety Checkpoints This Weekend – You’ve Been Warned

As part of the statewide Operation Pull Over “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign, the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Traffic Safety Partnership has announced that it will be conducting sobriety checkpoints over the weekend...

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Hot Rod Frogs, Beer Tastings and More Things to Do This Weekend

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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Picasso, "Seated Woman with Red Hat"
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Evansville Museum to Sell Rare Picasso Found in Storage

Sometimes the most curious things turn up in the most unlikely of places, like finding a twenty-dollar bill in an old pair of jeans, or in the case of the Evansville Museum, finding a rare work of art by Pablo Picasso that had been locked in the basement for over 50 years...

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Severe Midwest Drought Continues
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All 92 Indiana Counties Declared Agricultural Disaster Areas

There is no question about it, the scorching toll of this summer’s drought has finally reared its ugly head, as the federal government has officially declared all 92 Indiana counties agriculture disaster areas...

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Ski Day Festivities to Be Highly Patrolled by Local and State Police

If you are planning to take part in the Ski Day festivities this weekend, Indiana and Kentucky law enforcement agencies want you to know they are beefing up their patrol efforts along the Ohio River east of Evansville...

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