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Vanderburgh County Health Officials Advise Getting Flu Shots

With the dreaded flu season upon us, Vanderburgh County health officials are strongly urging residents to get their flu shots early this year as a precautionary measure against the nasty bug.

According to the Vanderburgh County Health Department, both St. Mary’s and Deaconess Hospitals are c

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Indiana Hunters Can Now Report Game Online With CheckIN Game

Internet technology and hunting have finally caught up with each other in Indiana, with deer and turkey trackers now being provided the resources to report their game kills online rather than going through the typical check station process.

The online system is called CheckIN Game, and according to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR),

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Pistol Packing Radical Files Lawsuit Against the City of Evansville

The city of Evansville is facing a lawsuit over an incident that happened last year at Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden in which park employees called 911 because they witnessed a patron walking around with a gun strapped to his side

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Indiana State Police Say Efforts to Stop Meth Are Not Working

The Indiana meth epidemic is still running rampant, with Indiana State Police saying that not only are statewide meth lab busts on the rise, but policing efforts on the sale of ingredients to make the drug are no longer working

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Indiana Church Sign Urging People to Vote Depicts Slavery and Lynching

An Indiana church is walking a controversial line this week with a sign posted outside its chapel illustrating slavery and lynching.

The Greater St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church in northeast Indianapolis erected the provocative sign d

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Music Festivals, Car Shows and More Things to Do This Weekend In the Tri-State

There is a lot going on this weekend here in the tri-state – If you plan to get your weekend started early, nearly every bar in town has karaoke and pool, and if they don’t, they have booze and food – you can’t miss

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Chamberlain Farms Recalls Watermelons as a Precaution

Melon madness continues in southwestern Indiana, as Chamberlain Farms, recently blamed for a devastating outbreak of salmonella in cantaloupes, announced plans to recall its watermelons, as they co

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EVSC Launches Advertising Campaign to Compete With Indiana Voucher Program

A top-of-mind awareness advertising campaign costing thousands of dollars just to promote new student admissions within the Evansville Vanderburgh School district might seem like an enormous waste of time and money to many area residents

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Evansville Otters Player of the Week: #18 Tyree Hayes, P

Position: P
Date of Birth: 08/08/1988
Height: 6' 0"   Weight: 190 lbs
Pro Experience: Bakersfield Blaze
Bats: R
Resides: Tomball, TX

Biography:
Tyree signed with the Evansville Otters and is beginning his first professional season in Independent baseball.

Hayes is no rookie to professional baseball though as he was drafted in the 8th round by the then Tampa Bay Devil Rays and pitched

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Bikini Bull Riding, Family Movies at the Victory and More Things to Do This Weekend in the Tri-State

There is a lot going on this weekend here in the tri-state – If you plan to get your weekend started early, nearly every bar in town has karaoke and pool, and if they don’t, they have booze and food – you can’t miss

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