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President Obama To Visit A Business In Gibson County This Friday

WFIE is reporting that President Obama will be headed to the Tri-State this week for a visit.  The exact purpose or location is still unknown, but officials are saying that Air Force One is scheduled to land at Evansville Regional Airport on Friday.

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Eric Church Has Teamed Up with Lucchese to Sell Exclusive Line of Boots During ‘Outsiders’ Tour

When you go to the Eric Church concert November the 22nd at the Ford Center, you might want to bring some extra cash with you.

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Coroner Rules Kristy Kelley’s Death Accidental Drowning

This morning, the Warrick County Coroner autopsied Kristy Kelley's body and ruled her death was an accidental drowning. Last night, a volunteer sonar team found her vehicle in a lake at the corner of Mt. Gilead and S. Yankeetown Rd. in Boonville.

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Two Unique, New Ways to Protect Yourself

With violence against women seemingly at an all time high, it's important that we, as women, find ways protect ourselves. Whether it be a situation, as displayed in the Ray Rice video, where your attacker is someone you know, or as in the case of Evansville, IN woman Joelle Lockwood, where you are attacked by a stranger, we need to be less vulnerable and empowered with the right tools in order to protect ourselves. I have found a couple of very unique and helpful ways for you to do just that.

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BREAKING NEWS: Body of Kristy Kelley Found [UPDATE]

UPDATE: Tuesday, September 16th at 10:46 p.m. - The Warrick County Sheriff's Department issued a statement confirming the body found inside the vehicle is that of Kristy Kelley.

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Jon and Evansville Police Chief Billy Bolin Discuss ShotSpotter To Curb Gun Violence [Video]

Earlier today, I had a chance to sit down with Evansville Police Chief Billy Bolin to discuss ShotSpotter, a new technology that could help curb gun violence.

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How David Letterman, Alan Jackson and Mark McGuinn Helped Me Return to Normal on Air After the 9/11 Attacks

Today is the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on New York City back in 2001, perhaps the darkest day in our history.  Leslie and I were reflecting this morning on where we were when the attacks happened and what we were doing. I was on the air on WKDQ when I heard a sound bite on the ABC newscast I was recording about a small plane hitting one of the World Trade Center towers. I was just coming out of a break, made the announcement about what I had heard and said we would have an update after the song, not having any clue of what had just occurred.

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Inaugural ‘Parks Fest’ Music Festival Coming to Garvin Park September 13th

A day filled with food, games, and live music is coming to Garvin Park, and the best part? It's completely FREE to attend!

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CVS To Make A Big Change Earlier Than Expected – No More Tobacco Sales

Earlier in the year, CVS, the nation's second biggest drugstore chain, announced it would stop selling tobacco products in it's stores beginning October 1st. The move was announced after the company decided to focus more on customer health and the idea of selling tobacco was counter to that notion.

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Animalpalooza Animal Benefit & Music Festival Is Happening This Weekend

Animalpalooza Animal Benefit and Music Festival is back for it's 3rd year, with the high flying action of DockDogs and two full days of music and fun! 2014 will be bigger and better than ever with an expanded schedule, live local music, and a new location!

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Fun Facts About Beer That You Never Knew [Video]

Beer is awesome and even though beer drinkers like multiple beers, they are almost always intensely loyal to one beer, as I am to Miller Lite. I have also gotten into craft beers over the last few years and the craft beer industry is exploding right now, in fact, a recent survey ranked all 50 states based solely on beer and Indiana comes in at number 18, which means top 20 baby!!!

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Farmers’ Almanac is Predicting a Snowy, Stinging Winter

Since it's SO hot outside, let's get our minds off of the heat and talk about winter!! First of all, just let me say the outdoors is my favorite place to be. Whether it's winter, spring, summer or fall, I want to be outside. I just can't tolerate extremes. Normal is more my thing. HAHA! I know what you are thinking. You just did a spit take. OK, fine, let me correct; normal WEATHER is my thing. You know, normal temps, rain, snowfall, etc. Because of this, I always try and prepare myself ahead of time for what may come with the Farmers' Almanac. Not sure I like what the farmer has to say about this Winter.

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