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Franklin Street Events Association Hosting Mardi Gras Celebrations in February

The non-profit organization looks to "laissez les bons temps rouler" (let the good times roll) with Cajun-themed events beginning in late-February and ending in early-March.

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Indiana Health Officials Say the H1N1 Flu Virus Is Back

Indiana health officials are warning residents that the H1N1 flu is becoming a problem here in the Hoosier state.

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Jon and Leslie Talk to Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke

This morning, (Thursday, Jan.16), we had the pleasure of interviewing Evansville Mayor, Lloyd Winnecke.We love having him in the studio because he is always so relaxed, funny and informative. He wanted to discuss his plans for 2014. And, let me tell you, it sounds like this year is going to be a great year!!

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EVSC Is the Highest Gaining School District In Indiana — But There’s Room for Improvement

The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation received its report card today, and the consensus is the district will have to try harder – getting a “C” from the Indiana Department of Education for overall performance.

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Sending My ‘Stay Strong’ Message To Zach Harris [VIDEO]

Some might look at Zach Harris and say, 'Some people never get a break.'  I look at Zach Harris and say, 'Just another mountain he's ready to climb.'  Here are my thoughts on Zach's latest mountain.

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Could This NASA Image Be the Hand of God?

Science is often used as an excuse not to believe in a higher power, but some say a recent X-ray photo generated by a NASA could be the “Hand of God.”

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CVS Pharmacy - Corner of 1st Avenue & Columbia in Evansville
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CVS Pharmacy Adding New Location to Evansville’s West Side

In a possible effort to become the Starbucks of the Evansville area with a location on seemingly every corner, CVS announces the construction of a new location on the corner of St. Joe and Delaware Street.

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Five Reasons I Will See ‘Back In The Day’ Starring Evansville’s Michael Rosenbaum

I was lucky enough to be swinging through the office while actor and director, Michael Rosenbaum was visiting some of our local stations.  I've been intrigued by the trailer of his latest move, which Rosenbaum wrote, directed, and starred in, 'Back In The Day.'

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Evansville Wastewater Treatment Plant on Waterworks Rd.
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Evansville City Officials Ask Residents to Conserve Water Due to Issue at Water Treatment Plant

UPDATE - January 9th at 4:15PM: More details are starting to trickle in (pun somewhat intended) about the issue at the Water Treatment Plant on Waterworks Road which has caused Mayor Winnecke's office to urge all residents served by the city water department to conserve usage for the next few days.

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Postponed Evansville Icemen Against the Toledo Walleye Rescheduled for January 29th

Barring another nasty cold snap, or unforeseen circumstance, the Icemen and the Walleye will meet inside the Ford Center on Wednesday, January 29th to make up the game postponed on January 7th due to the extremely cold weather.

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Don Mattingly and the Dodgers Agree to Contract Extension

Evansville’s Don Mattingly will spend a few more years with the Dodgers. CBSSports.com and ESPN are reporting that an agreement has reached for a multi-year extension to Mattingly’s contract.

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Kentucky Inmate Breaks Out of Prison, Returns Because It’s Too Cold

Winter is probably not the best time to think about breaking out of prison, especially during some of the coldest temperatures the Midwest has felt in decades. Just ask 42-year-old Robert Vick, who after escaping from a Kentucky prison earlier this week, turned himself back in because he got too cold.

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