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With limited supervision, the Business System Analyst III is responsible to serve as a liaison between Vectren’s business units and IT to assist in the definition, documentation, planning, execution, and testing of projects and releases, which are typically IT related and predominantly capital investments.

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Cockroaches Ready to Save Human Lives!

We think of these little, fast running animals as disgusting, gross germ-carrying bugs, but now they're being elevated to a service that can help save human lives.  Scientists at North Carolina State University have (reportedly) created an electronic backpack that a roach can wear.  Why would anyone want to develop a cockroach backpack? 

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Washington Redskins Lose Trademark Protection of Their Name and Logo – Fair or Wrong?

The U.S. Patent Office, in a ruling on Wednesday has canceled all trademarks associated with the Washington Redskins name and logo, ruling the nickname is "disparaging of Native Americans."

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Believe It or Not, Electroshock Therapy Making a Comeback for Alzheimer’s Patients

Remember the (good?) old days when electricity was used for treating all sorts of behavioral disorders?  Eventually most of us came to think of that sort of "treatment" as cruel and barbaric, but now electricity is once again being used for treatment of Alzheimer's and similar dementias.  "Now, Ladies and Gentlemen, may I present the 'brain pacemaker.'"

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The EPD Teaches Us Gun Safety – Just in Time for the Outdoor Expo

After accepting an invite from the Evansville Police Department's weapons instructor, Chuck Knoll, we ventured to the depths of Warrick County to learn proper gun safety and shooting technique. Watch out bad guys (and cardboard targets)!

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Natural Gas Energy in Alaskan Ice

Believe it or not!  The U.S. Department of Energy has declared that within the Alaskan ice are pockets of methane hydrate that looks like ice but isn't. The methane hydrate is the main ingredient of natural gas and burns like a candle if its molecules are warmed enough.  Already 1 million cubic feet of methane has been produced. 

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The Milk Man and the Good Old Days

Ahhh, the good old days...they were just so...good!  As a kid, I remember walking out onto the front porch and picking up the milk bottle after the milk man had dropped it off.  Yes, the milkman!  Remember those days?  Remember opening the milk bottle and scooping off the top layer of cream?

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The Smell of Rotten Eggs: Will It Make You Live Longer?

No, rotten eggs won't make you live longer.  I would never recommend eating one, either.  It's just the smell of rotten eggs, the gas hydrogen sulfide, that may provide you with more years to live.  How's that?  Hydrogen sulfide may activate a gene inside your body's cells that are connected to longevity.

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Former Indianapolis Colts All-Pro Dallas Clark to Announce Retirement

After an 11 year career, tight end Dallas Clark will retire as a member of the team that drafted him in the first round of the 2003 NFL Draft.

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Evansville Native: 13 Reasons Why I Never Left When I Grew Up

One day, while watching a remarkable presentation with my students given by a man who traveled the world taking pictures of animals with National Geographic, a student raised his hand and asked the man, “If you have all of this money, why live here?” The presenter politely smiled and simply answered, “You can travel around the world and see all of these exciting places, but Evansville is simply home.”

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