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Today is National Food Day With Event in Downtown Evansville

National Food Day is TODAY!! I know, we enjoy our food everyday! But, we don't always enjoy the right foods. Today, in downtown Evansville, Seton Harvest and Healthy Communities Partnership have banned together to celebrate food by giving AND showing us healthy food options!

 

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‘Komodo Cove’ Comes to Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden

For the first time in zoo history, Komodo Dragons will be on exhibit at Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden. These highly anticipated new residents will receive a warm welcome from Mayor Lloyd Winnecke and be introduced at a press conference on Friday, October 18, at 1:30pm in the Kley Building at the Zoo.

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Bosse Field in Evansville Has New Address: 23 Don Mattingly Way

The street running from N. Main St. into Garvin Park now has a new name, which means that Bosse Field now has a new address!  Yesterday, the parks board resolution declared that Bosse Field's official address is now 23 Don Mattingly Way, which was Don's number on his New York Yankees uniform.  Garvin Park's address has formerly changed, as well, to 45 Don Mattingly Way.

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Suicide Continues to Increase Across Indiana

According to a recent report, suicide is the leading cause of death in Indiana for people between the ages of 15 and 54. Unfortunately, state health officials say that this morose trend has been on a steady increase since 2007.

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Indiana High School Bans Classic Country Song “Rocky Top”

An Indiana high school has decided that it will no longer allow the classic country tune “Rocky Top” to be played at its football games because they say not only is it politically incorrect but it also glorifies the use of alcohol.

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Mesker Park Zoo Hosts 2013 Boo at the Zoo for Family Halloween Fun

Want a fun family Halloween experience?  Boo at the Zoo, presented by Old National Bank, is the perfect event for you!  Boo at the Zoo begins Friday evening, Oct. 18 at 5-8 p.m. and continues for the same hours, Oct. 19, 20, 25, 26, & 27.  Have fun with candy stations, magician, Don Baggett, giant inflatables, storytelling with the Rivertown Storytellers, games, creatures of the night, the Tent of Terror and more!

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Evansville Law Enforcement Make Arrest in Theft of Highland Baseball Club Equipment

Steven James Vile is behind bars after investigators from the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office, Evansville Police Department, and Warrick County Sheriff's Office leads to the discovery of items recently reported stolen from various businesses in the area, and the Highland Youth Baseball Club.

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Indiana Toddler Suffers Hypothermia After Mom Gives Her Cold Bath

An Indiana mom is in hot water after leaving her two-year-old in a bathtub full of cold water for several minutes – causing the child’s core temperature to drop into the dangerous stages of hypothermia.

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Top 10 Places in Indiana to Enjoy the Fall Colors

After a bout of unseasonable warm temperatures across much of Indiana, it now officially appears to be October here in the Hoosier state. And with the loom of autumn comes the leaves changing colors, which ultimately, contributes to one of the most breath taking seasons one can experience throughout the Midwest.

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$1 Million Lottery Ticket Sold In Southern Indiana Could Go Unclaimed

Someone is oblivious to the fact that they are now a millionaire, and the Hoosier Lottery says that if the person who purchased the winning $1 million ticket, here in southern Indiana, doesn’t claim their prize soon, they will forever miss out on their chance to claim their prize.

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Mater Dei Supermileage Team Wins Grand Prize in National Automotive Project Contest

Auto parts giant, Autozone went looking from coast to coast for the best do it yourself automotive projects, and found the best of the best right here in Evansville.

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