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Help Feed Local Kids this Holiday Season with the EVSC Backpack Club

 

We need your help in making sure kids right here in the tri-state are getting good, healthy meals when the school week is over.

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Cancer Fighting Fundraiser for Addisen Newman

8 year-old Addisen Newman has a smile that could outshine a fully lighted Christmas tree!  During this season of giving, Addisen and her family hope that you'll help her in her fight against a rare cancer called Wilms tumor, a cancer that begins in a child's kidney.  Currently Addisen is in Riley Hospital in Indianapolis with a hard fight and long road ahead of her.  But you can help and have a great time, too, this Saturday

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Sunday Booze Sales in Indiana Could Be Poised for Change

The issue of Sunday booze sales could be gaining some solid ground, as a recent change in the Indiana House committee could be just what the state needs to repeal its Prohibition-era ban.

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Evansville Police Sgt. Jason Cullum Resuces A Teddy Bear On I-164 [VIDEO]

Just in time for this weekend's 911 Gives Hope For The Holidays toy drive, we have proof that Evansville's finest have a big heart for kids...and toys for that matter.  Check out this video from the dash cam of our friend, Sgt. Jason Cullum as he fearlessly rescues a furry friend and returns it to its rightful owner.

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The Best Places To Buy Live Christmas Trees and Wreathes in Evansville

Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a beautiful Christmas tree and in Evansville there's lots of places to look for a fantastic live tree! 

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Indiana Man Shoots Deer, Ends Up With “Back Trouble”

An Indiana man who bagged and tagged a 21-point buck last week has reportedly nicknamed the beast “Back Trouble,” because he says he is destined to suffer the rest of his life with back problems after attempting to haul the deer’s 300-pound body back to civilization.

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Indiana Couple Loses 190 Pounds Together

You know what they say: the couple that diets together, stays thin together.

Nearly three years ago Indiana resident Amanda Flick and her husband Keith decided to reclaim their lives by losing some of the extra pounds that were lingering in unflattering places.

Now, the couple reports that thanks to a personal trainer and a change in their diet, they have lost 190 pounds o

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High School Football Game of the Week Preview - Reitz vs Mater Dei
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Vote for Mater Dei and Reitz in USA Today’s Best Football Rivalry Poll

The winners of the nationwide poll will split a $5,000 cash prize!

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Evansville Police Detective Nathan Schroer Has Lost His Battle with Leukemia

Evansville police detective Nathan Schroer's brave and inspirational battle with Leukemia has come to an end. Schroer was an 11-year veteran of the EPD and he was also a Pastor at Northwoods Church. Most recently, Schroer was assigned to Holly's House, where he investigated crimes of domestic and sexual violence.

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Don Mattingly in Evansville This Weekend for the “Way” and Garvin Park Monument Dedications

A month ago I wrote a blog about the name change coming for the street running from N. Main St. into Garvin Park.  Bosse Field's official address changes, too.  Bosse Field is now located at 23 Don Mattingly Way.  That was the number on Don's New York Yankees uniform.  Additionally, Garvin Park's address is now 45 Don Mattingly Way.  This Saturday, Don Mattingly himself will be in Evansville for the dedication of the street name change and a monument placed inside Garvin Park in his honor.

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Kentucky Storm Chaser Captures Morganfield Tornado on Video

Unless you slept through it, you know that a series of severe storms tore through parts of the Tri-State on Sunday afternoon. While most of Vanderburgh, Posey, and Warrick counties saw little to no damage as the storm broke a part and weakened as it entered those areas, our neighbors in Illinois and south of Henderson weren't as fortunate.

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Deer Breaks In to Indiana High School [VIDEO]

In Indiana, it appears that even the wildlife is trying to get the best education.

Earlier this week, a surveillance camera at Garrett High School captured footage of a deer going to great lengths to enroll in class.

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