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New Study Says – Double Dipping and a Hair In Your Food Isn’t Bad For You

Want to get a rise out of someone at a party? Double dip a chip and see what happens. I'm sure you have heard someone say that double dipping is the same as putting your whole mouth into the bowl. Well, that notion is actually false. A new study says that there is a huge gap between what disgusts us and what is actually harmful.

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Give Hope Run For St. Jude April 26th 2014

The 4th Annual Evansville Give Hope Run to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is coming back to Burdette Park on Saturday morning, April 26th.  Runners and walkers are encouraged to participate in this 5K for an awesome cause.

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A Tribute to the Siblings of Childhood Cancer [VIDEO]

Our 2014 St. Jude Radiothon continues 7pm today. We have been sharing many St. Jude stories, with you, of love, hope, fear and victory. When a child is diagnosed with Cancer, the entire family has rally around that child to help them with strength and support. And even though the parents are their comfort and shelter from the storm the are going through, their siblings are often times their smiles,  laughter and hope.

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Amazing Kids – Kayla Montgomery Has MS and Is One of the Top Distant Runners in the Nation

We are in the midst of our third annual St. Jude Radiothon and decided to put the focus on kids for the next couple of days. The kids at St. Jude are all amazing, but this country is full of other amazing and inspirational kids, like Kayla Montgomery.

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Jon’s Thought For Today – Why My Wife Lisa Inspires Me Every Single Day

This is going to be a tough one for so many reasons, so I have decided to focus on the two main reasons for this piece....two little baby boys named Hunter and Logan. Today is the first day of our annual St. Jude Country Cares Radiothon and as much as the work they do at St.Jude touches my heart, I cannot even begin to try and understand what the parents of terminally ill children go through, but unfortunately, my wife Lisa can.

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Mom’s Funny Rap Video About Embracing Your Muffin Top Becomes an Important Message

We all struggle with body images issues and it is important to know that what we see on TV and in magazines is NOT reality...not even close, especially for women. My daughter Emily struggles with a negative body image and is constantly striving for something I'm not sure is possible. Enter Erin Keaney, a mom with a simple message.

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Head Lice Cases Are On the Rise Because of ‘Selfies’

Head Lice...anyone who has had to deal with this with their children knows what a pain it is and how long it takes to get rid of. Head lice cases in the schools seems to have gotten a little better, but just when you thought it was safe, a new explosion and the reason for the outbreak is surprising and maybe even shocking...Selfies...that's right, SELFIES!

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Jon’s Advice On How to Avoid Embarrassment When Using the Bathroom at Work

Going to the bathroom at work can be a very delicate situation for some, while others just avoid it completely. Even the thought of it for some, me included, can bring on some pretty hefty anxiety. Yes, I am talking about number two, and we have all been there at one time or another.

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Evansville Smoking Ban Ruled Unconstitutional by Indiana State Supreme Court

In a 3-2 decision, the Indiana State Supreme Court has overturned the Evansville smoking ban that included bars and private clubs. Now, before you get all hot and bothered and think the smoking light is back on in your favorite restaurant and places like the Ford Center...it's not. This ruling primarily concerns the ban on bars and private clubs.

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Will Your Child Receive a School Lunch If You Have An Outstanding Lunch Account Balance?

That is exactly what I asked myself last week when I found out both of my sons had exhausted their lunch account money. I was made aware of this after school the day before going out of town. I immediately went to the both schools and replenished both accounts after asking if they were denied meals that day because they were already short.

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Draft Beer Flavored Jelly Beans Sounds Like Something You Would Find at the Fall Festival

The Westside Nut Club Fall Festival is as much about the weird food concoctions as it is anything else. So many new and different gastronomical delights have been introduced over the years. Personally, I had an idea for a chocolate-dipped brain sandwich...who's with me? The Jelly Bean candy company has come up with two new head-scratching ideas.

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Jon & Leslie Shocker – Time Magazine Names the Most Influential Burger of All Time

Time magazine has just named the most influential burger of all time and it's not what you might think. We know it is not the Big Mac or the Whopper. Heck, West Coast giant In & Out Burger lost out to this odd shaped classic...and the winner is......

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