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MomKat’s Best Burgoo Family Recipe

As a child, I remember walking the streets of the BBQ Festival - smelling the smoky decadence of the meats and tasting the tangy sweetness of the bar-b-que. It was only after I became older that I came to appreciate another Owensboro delicacy that takes center stage at the BBQ Fest - Burgoo!

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Man Claiming to Be ‘King of China’ Threatens Evansville Police

Over the weekend, the wild, wild world of Southern Indiana exposed an incident that nearly led to two-fisted international affairs, after Evansville Police say a man claiming to be the “King of China” threatened an officer

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Indiana Reviewing New Guidelines That Could Change State Welfare Policies

While the Federal Health and Human Services administration is offering states the opportunity to participate in a new wavier process as a means for resourcefully transitioning families from welfare into the workforce, state officials say that it still may be too soon to know whether Indiana will participate

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Indiana State Police Arrest Hit and Run Suspect

A Mount Vernon woman has turned herself in to authorities in connection to the April 25 hit and run incident that left a 23-year-old Princeton man seriously injured.

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Local Law Enforcement Receives Federal Assistance to Help Combat Violent Crime

Over the course of the last couple of years, there has been a concentrated effort by the United States Attorney’s Office along with some other federal organizations to form an Evansville-based grand jury, as well as a Violent Crime Initiative that would allow the use of federal resources to offer support to local authorities in prosecuting habitual, violent offenders

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Police Say Counterfeit Money is Circulating in the Tri-State

It is probably a good idea for area businesses to monitor their cash a little more closely -- authorities in Kentucky are reporting that counterfeit money is being circulated throughout the area.

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Germania Maennerchor of Evansville Gears Up for Volksfest 2012

I had the pleasure of visiting my extended family in Eisenstein, Germany, several years ago. My grandfather left Germany when he was very young and moved to Park Falls, Wisconsin, when he was just a tot and my grandmother's parents (who were also from Eisenstein) had moved to the same area before she was born

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Vanderburgh County Health Officials Seek the Power to Fine Property Owners For Not Cleaning Up After Meth Incidents

In yet another effort to combat to combat the meth epidemic, the Vanderburgh County Health Department is working to implement an ordinance that will give them some recourse over property owners that do not clean up their properties after meth related occurrences

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Evansville Otters Player of the Week: #8 Nick Schwaner, 1B

Position: 1B
Date of Birth: 02/27/1988
Height: 6' 2"   Weight: 220 lbs
Pro Experience: Bowling Green Hot Rods
Bats: R
Resides: Slidell, LA

Biography:
Outfielder/ first baseman Nick Schwaner is playing in his third season of professional baseball.

Signed with the Evansville Otters on April 13, 2012, Schwaner is in his first year in the Frontier League.

The 24-year old j

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New Survey Says 1 in 5 Hoosier Children Are Living in Poverty

In the wake of hard economic times for Hoosiers, a new survey has emerged revealing that one out of five Indiana children is living in poverty - What’s more is that figure is up nearly 30 percent since 2005

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