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Tips for Beating Summer Air Conditioning Costs

Winter and summer are the two seasons that cost us all a lot of money in electricity usage.  These two seasons clobber my family budget, so I thought I would share some money saving tips for this year's summer air conditioning season.

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What a Strange and Sad Way to Lose My Power

I awoke the other morning and noticed all of our digital clocks were flashing. Obviously, at some point in the night, our power had gone off. Certainly not the end of the world, but I was slightly curious about the cause, considering we had really nice weather the day/night before.

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Trash Teams Needed for Clean Evansville Event This Saturday

Clean Evansville volunteers have single handedly picked up more than 10,000 pounds of trash in the first five months of 2014!  While that's quite an accomplishment, more volunteers are needed for another event this Saturday, June 7 for a cleanup on Evansville West Side.

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Henderson County Humane Society Needs Your Help in Severe Animal Abuse Case [WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES]

UPDATE 6/5/14: According to Fox 19 in Louisville
is sitting up, eating well and even wagging his tail less than a week after someone attempted to decapitate him in Henderson County.
Last week, some residents in Reed, outside Henderson, KY, found a black lab scuffling with neighbor dogs. They noticed some wounds but thought they were from his rec

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Best Summer Reading for Young Adults [with EVSC Lexile Listings]

by Katelyn Buttram

EVSC is very data driven, which is definitely important. It is because of this that teachers are able to cater to the individual student more than ever and the chances of a student getting left behind academically are getting lower.

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Was it You? A Collection of Missed Connections

You can find anything on Craigslist-- even things you didn't know you missed!

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Your Brain Needs Exercise Too!

 

It should come as no surprise that reading is good for your brain. But did you know that the way you read activates different areas of the brain?

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Text Your Friends, Family and Now Your Appliances!

I know I’m not alone (in the 50+ age group) when I say that I wasn’t one of the first to text other people on my phone.  Actually, I was quite the hold out, and still am, when it comes to our changing technology.  I had a flip phone when most people had iPhones.  I began to text years after most people did.  I joined facebook only because my job required it.  So how long will I hold out on the latest technology?  Beginning this year, we’ll not only be able to text our friends and family, or in other words, people, but our appliances, as well!

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This Summer is the Perfect Time to Try the Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage [Video]

Evansville is home to the beautiful, scenic, award-winning Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage. It’s used by walkers, joggers and bikers everyday – and I finally decided to give it a try (ride) myself. The following video documents my maiden voyage.

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Warrick County Farmers Market Opens June 7

I love to visit farmers markets.  They bring back fond memories of my younger days when my Grandmother would drive my entire family around to visit the roadside stands.  Then we would feast on fresh corn, beans, peaches and the like.  That's why I'm excited that farmers markets all around Evansville and the Tri-State are opening up for business, and that includes the Warrick County Farmers Market,

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