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Work Zone Safety Week in the Evansville Area and Throughout Indiana

Last evening as I was driving home on I-164, I witnessed a scene that reminded me that this is National Work Zone Awareness Week in Evansville and throughout Indiana.  The scene, located between the Lloyd Expressway and Morgan Ave. on I-164, depicts the number of highway workers killed this past year while performing their duties.  It's purpose is to remind us to slow down and be extra careful in highway work zones.

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(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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My Pet Peeve is the Pothole Problem in Evansville, Vanderburgh and Warrick Counties

Okay...I've hit enough potholes lately to scrape off half my tire treads, wear out my shocks and throw my wheels out of alignment - enough already!  I'm getting quite peeved about the potholes I have to dodge every day as I drive to work and home again.  I'm glad to know that the pothole patrols are getting out to the streets and I have to tell you, they can't get these dang blasted potholes filled soon enough!

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Photo Credit Travel Wisconsin via You Tube
Photo Credit Travel Wisconsin via You Tube
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‘Airplane!’ Stars Reunite for Hilarious Wisconsin Tourism Commercial [VIDEO]

Shades of 1980! Travel Wisconsin has brought back 'Airplane!' stars Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Robert Hays for a great commercial for the state.Travel along and see parts of Wisconsin, but listen to the dialogue as it harkens back to when 'Airplane!' was a comedy smash! Shirley, you'll laugh.

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Find Out How Long You Should Warm Up Your Car During Winter Weather

Keeping yourself warm during extremely cold temperatures is important, but making sure your vehicle gets its proper amount of warm up time is important too.

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Traffic Alert – Road Construction at St. Joe and Diamond Avenues Underway Through September 13th

Traffic will be restricted to one lane in both directions on St. Joe Avenue between Diamond and Allens Lane as crews begin work to patch holes and repave the stretch of road on Evansville's west side which serves as home for Rural King, Midas Car Care, and other local businesses.

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Hoosier Foodie: Bacon Donuts at the Indiana State Fair

Here in Indiana, fair food is a huge part of the Hoosier diet - with the state’s mad science culinary vision and its you name it, we’ll deep fry it philosophy, you can never really tell, exactly, what sort of bizarre food you will find being served out of a mobile food cart. Take, for example, bacon donuts.

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Indiana Wineries Make Food and Wine Fun at Uncork the Uplands [VIDEO]

When you think of Indiana, most people envision cornfields and cattle, not vineyards and wineries. However, a one-day event scheduled as part of the Indiana Uplands Wine Trail hopes to, perhaps, add a little more fun and refinement to the community.

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Indiana Law Enforcement Cracking Down on Drunk Boaters

If you’re going to play on the water in Indiana, you had better stay dry.

As part of a national campaign to raise awareness of the dangers surrounding boating under the influence of drugs and alcohol, Indiana conservation officers will be beefing up patrols across Indiana waterways this summer.

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Dig Wars = Travel Channel
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Travel Channel Premieres New Show ‘Dig Wars’ – A Great Find for the History Buff! [REVIEW]

Last night, I had the pleasure of watching the new show on Travel Channel, Dig Wars. I assumed it would be much like Storage Wars where participants compete to find the biggest booty of the day. As the name suggests, the nation's top treasure hunters convene on one historical area and proceed with metal detect

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Miss Indiana Will Open Two EE’s Winery in Indiana

Beauty queens are like fine wines, but very few actually open wineries.

However, that is not stopping Miss Indiana, Emily Hart and her fiancé  Eric Harris from taking their hobby to the next level by opening up Two EE’s Winery. The couple says that the wine has been bottled, the labels have been given the thumbs-up, and the tasting room is finished. In fact, the only detail the two are waiting to wrap up before opening for business is getting the labels printed and slapped on the bottles.

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