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Jon’s Pet Peeve This Week – People Who Complain About Weather Coverage Break-Ins During TV Shows

I was talking with a friend the other day who just happened to mention how much he hates when the local TV stations break into programming for weather or the threat of such. He was incensed when his favorite show was interrupted last Friday because of the weather.

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How Do You React To A Low Cell Phone Battery?

We've all been there, it's been a long day and you get a text or a call that you have to deal with, only to discover your phone battery is down to 5-percent and you know that it will die right in the middle of whatever it is you have to deal with. Does that stress you out?

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Leslie Unleashed – Well, Kinda – About Getting Older and Reading Glasses [VIDEO]

A sign you are getting older is reading glasses. Well, THAT, wrinkles, weight gain, aches and pains, BUT let's just focus on the glasses. LOL Get it? Focus....glasses!

Here is how I feel about mine!

 

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The Victims of the Recent Weather Disasters Need Your Help – Give to the Red Cross

We spent the morning with the great people from Eyewitness News and the Evansville Courier Press, raising money for the Red Cross Disaster Relief. Fourteen states have been affected by recent devastation. The Red Cross is always first on the scene to help. But, right now they need YOUR help. Find out how!

 

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Kentucky Kayaking – A Beautiful Way To Enjoy the Outdoors

On Sunday, my husband took his daughter kayaking in a nearby creek. The scenery was breathtaking, the temperature was perfect and THEY were together. An amazing day for both!Take a look at the video and the pics. You might decide kayaking is as awesome as we think it is.

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St. Jude Give Hope Run 2014 Draws Record Numbers – Dylan Scott Performs [PHOTOS]

The 4th Annual Evansville Give Hope Run happened at Burdette Park this Saturday and once again outdrew not only previous years, but all markets for races of this kind.  The total money raised this year was $111,254!  The day was capped off by a performance from country artist, Dylan Scott.

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Jon Discusses the First Time He Actually Felt Old

At what point in your life did you ever feel truly old for the first time? There is a big difference between getting and feeling older and actually feeling old. Below, I discuss the first thing to make me feel old

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Watch ‘One Decision’ – A Child Safety Film That Will Bring You to Your Knees

Warmer weather is coming and with that, a reminder about how traumatic and deadly vehicular heatstroke can be. In other words, leaving your child in a hot car. I was reminded of this the other day day when I rolled up on a situation in a parking lot involving a parent who left a child in a car and the bystanders who were going toe to toe with that parent.

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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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