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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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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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