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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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Does Downtown Evansville Need Traffic Lights or Would Four-Way Stop Signs Do Just Fine? [Poll]

I have written several blogs about the traffic lights in downtown Evansville and how maddening they can be, especially at 4am when nobody else is around. As we all know, the lights are on timers, not triggers, and most are synchronized.

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DockDogs Returning to Annual Animalpalooza Animal Benefit & Music Festival [VIDEO]

Animalpalooza Animal Benefit and Music Festival is back for it's 3rd year, with the high flying action of DockDogs - the World's Premier Canine Aquatics Competition! 2014 will be bigger and better than ever with an expanded schedule, 2 days of live local music, and a new location!

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Jon and Leslie Begin the WKDQ ‘Coffee With a Cop’ at the Donut Bank [PHOTOS]

Jon and Leslie will be hanging out with the cops once a month at an Evansville Donut Bank. It's called, 'Coffee With a Cop,' an informal way to connect with local law enforcement and city leaders.

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Missing Boonville, IN Woman Kristy Kelley
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Candlelight Vigil Being Held for Missing Boonville Woman Kristy Kelley

As the search continues for missing Boonville, Indiana woman, Kristy Kelley continues, the small community she calls home will hold a candlelight vigil Wednesday night with the hope she returns home safely.

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Category: Evansville News
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Indiana Wi-Fi Hacking Story Reminds Us to Use a Wi-Fi Password

Back in 2012, an Evansville house was raided by a SWAT team. The team was responding to a police threat that was traced to a computer using Wi-Fi coming from a house on Powell Street that belonged to the Milan family.

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Evansville Otters Kick Off Second To Last Homestand of the Year This Weekend

One of my favorite times of the year is the start of Otters baseball at historic Bosse Field, and one of my least favorite times of the year is the end of the season. Time is running out to see our Evansvile Otters, but they will be home this weekend against the Washington Wild Things at 6:35pm Friday and Saturday and 5:05pm on Sunday.

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Evansville’s Night Out Against Crime Is Tonight At Wesselman Park

National Night out was created 31 years ago as a way to bond communities with local law enforcement to take a stand against crime together as one. It has become very much a celebration of unity in communities across the country and tonight will be Evansville's 18th National Night Out Against Crime celebration at Wesselman Park from 6 to 9pm.

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Where Does Evansville’s West Side Start? The Tri-State Chimes In [VIDEO]

For some reason, a post I did 3 years ago is getting some major attention these days. The resurgence of my "You Know You're From Evansville..." blog has brought up one burning question, that everyone seems to have the answer to. It furthers my point I made that everyone argues where Evansville's west side starts.

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Evansville Museum Highlights Evansville’s Brewing History in New Exhibit Opening Soon

"Bottled and Kegged: A Toast to Evansville's Breweries" Exhibit is being opened by the Evansville Museum and will highlight the rich brewing history that is a part of Evansville's past and present.

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New Movie ’50 To 1′ About Longshot Kentucky Derby Winner To Premiere This Weekend – Interview With Jim Wilson And Christian Kane [LISTEN]

Being as close to Louisville as we are in the Tri-State, the Kentucky Derby is something many of us take time to catch each first Saturday in May.  I grew up in Louisville, so I always make plans to at least watch the race.  In 2009, a major long shot, Mine That Bird took the garland of roses, and that underdog story has prompted a new film, '50 to 1' produced by Oscar winner, Jim Wilson.  I had a chance to talk to Wilson and one of the stars of the movie, Christian Kane. 

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