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EVSC Asking People Not To Do This On The 4th!

If you plan on shooting off your own fireworks this 4th of July, the EVSC is asking you NOT to do this!

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Josh Turner Tickets On Sale Now for Owensboro Convention Center Concert

Josh Turner is coming to the Owensboro Convention Center on Friday, October 13.  And tickets are on sale today!

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GoFundMe accounts have been set up for the victims of the house explosion at 1717 Hercules Avenue in Evansville on June 27th. (Google Maps)
GoFundMe accounts have been set up for the victims of the house explosion at 1717 Hercules Avenue in Evansville on June 27th. (Google Maps)
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Donations Being Accepted for Victims of Evansville House Explosion [LINK]

The house explosion at 1717 Hercules Avenue on Evansville north side left two people dead, and hospitalized three, including an 8-year-old Jesse Woolems. As police and fire investigators continue to work toward determining what caused the explosion, family and friends of the victims have set up Go Fund Me accounts for the public to help cover the cost of medical expenses.

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Take A Look Inside the New, Soon To Be, WKDQ Studio [VIDEO]

Today, (June 29) we were thrilled to find out we would be going on a tour of our brand new studio in the Fifth Third Bank building, downtown , Evansville. Let's just say it's AMAZING!!!

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HydroFest is Coming to Evansville, Wristband Sales Announcement Made Today!

This morning a press conference was held to talk about the exciting, upcoming HydroFest to the Downtown Evansville river front! Mayor Winnecke purchased the first wristband for HydroFest and we learned when they are going on sale! 

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Photo Credit: Leslie Morgan
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Taste Test: Zapp’s Chips (Six Different Flavors)

We saw Zapp's Chips in the store and we never heard of them, but they did have six different types of flavors so we decided to try them out!

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Firework Safety Facts- These Might Surprise You

The City of Evansville sent out a Tweet earlier today as a reminder to those who will be purchasing fireworks for the upcoming 4th of July festivities.

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11-Year-Old Invents Device To Help Prevent Kids From Being Locked in Hot Cars

After witnessing an Evansville woman locking her baby in a hot car while shopping in Walmart, we were a left feeling sad, sick, angry and confused. We were confused about why a parent would ever leave their child in a hot car OR how a parent could ever leave their child in the car on accident. Thanks to an amazing 11-year-old boy, kids being locked in a hot car, will hopefully be a thing of the past.

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RECALL – Fireworks Sold In Illinois Are Being Recalled Because Of Burn and Injury Threat

As you prepare for your fireworks festivities, be aware that some fire works sold in Illinois and four other states are being recalled.

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Spirit Medical Fund Desperate for Help After Taking in Two Dogs from Evansville Home Explosion

Yesterday we heard of the tragic event of the house on Hercules Avenue exploding, taking 2 lives and injuring 3 others. 2 dogs were also injured, and now need help from the community.

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Franklin Street Sidewalk Sale Going On Now!

The Franklin Street Events Association is holding a Sidewalk Sale all this week along West Franklin Street in Evansville!

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The History Behind this Downtown Evansville Water Fountain is Really Interesting!

It's more than just a pretty fixture with water in it! 

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