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Free Electronics Recycling Week in Evansville Begins November 18th

Have an old computer fried by a virus years ago sitting in the basement collecting dust? Maybe there's an old TV in the garage that won't work anymore because it's not compatible with the "digital switch" enacted a few years back? Whatever the case, here's you're chance to recycle those old technological relics of days gone by.

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An Open Letter to Utility Companies That Use Tri-State Residents’ Money to Fund Charities

This past week, I saw a daycare center sign that thanked a local utility company for funding. It really rubbed me the wrong way - not because I don't believe in funding charitable causes but because it was a monopolizing utility company in the area that was using money that I have paid in for my overpriced utilities to fund it...

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Mater Dei Supermileage Team Wins Grand Prize in National Automotive Project Contest

Auto parts giant, Autozone went looking from coast to coast for the best do it yourself automotive projects, and found the best of the best right here in Evansville.

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I Bet You’ll Be Touched By This Video of a Fireman Saving a Little Kitten

I realize that this video is basically just a glorified commercial for the GoPro camera, but that doesn't change the fact that the footage is pretty incredible, and heartwarming.

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How Do You Feel About E-Cigarettes in Public?

I was in a meeting yesterday when a co-worker pulled out her e-cigarette and started "smoking." I was shocked! Since the smoking ban in Evansville was put into place, my whole psyche on smoking has been changed...

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Evansville Watch Looking for Volunteers to Man (or Wo-Man) Their Social Media Sites

The Evansville based social media site is looking to expand their coverage of events with a few good men and women.

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Twitter to Track Your Web Habits for Ad Purposes – Here’s How to Stop It

In a blog post yesterday (July 3rd), the social networking site announced they are "experimenting with new ways to tailor ads" to make them "more useful to our users in the United States." With a few simple clicks, you can stop them from doing that to your account.

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Quick Escape
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Indiana Man Invents ‘Quick Escape’ to Save Lives

It was the tragedy of the attacks of 9/11 that inspired an Indiana resident to invent a contraption that he hopes will save lives.

Tony Smith says he was sitting in his home in Montgomery County watching the disaster unfold at the Twin Towers in New York City.

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Instagram Gets Video As Facebook Challenges Vine

If you have Instagram, check your updates in the app store because there is a new feature that might surprise you. If you weren't aware, Facebook owns Instagram; and to challenge the explosion of the popular video app that Twitter brought to the table with Vine, they did what seemed most logical. They brought video to Instagram.

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Indiana to Allow Electronic Proof of Insurance

Drivers across Indiana that are forced to show proof of insurance to a law enforcement officer as the result of an accident or traffic violation will now be allowed to do that electronically.

A new law that goes into effect on July 1 will make Indiana one of 24 states that now allow motorists to show electronic proof of insurance coverage. Electronic images of the driver’s insurance card can be accessed through an app downloaded from a number of insurance providers.

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