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Should Evansville City And Vanderburgh County Government Merge? [Poll]

Today is primary election day and one issue that will not be on the ballot until November is the City/County government merger referendum. This has been a hot button topic for quite sometime now and will be decided in November's General election. Arguements are strong on both sides of the issue.

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Elvis arriving in Evansville on the "Lisa Marie" Photo courtesy of Evansville, Pictures of the Past - Facebook
Elvis arriving in Evansville on the "Lisa Marie" Photo courtesy of Evansville, Pictures of the Past - Facebook
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Evansville, Pictures of the Past

If you find history absolutely fascinating, you should check out this new Facebook site that I found today. It’s called Evansville, Pictures of the Past. It is packed with local photos with everything from the Trains of Evansville, Evansville Diners, Civic Buildings, People, etc. It’s a lot of fun to l

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Guns & Hoses
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Guns & Hoses Weigh-In Saturday Night At Show-Me’s East

Guns & Hoses, the charity boxing match between police officers and firefighters for 911 Gives Hope is coming April 21st at the Ford Center. This year's Guns & Hoses will be number five and the series is tied at two championships apiece.

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Virtual Model Of Evansville Is One Of Six Finalists In A Worldwide Google Competition [Video]

In order to get an accurate 3D representation of the real world by Google Earth users, Google does an annual contest, Google's Model Your Town. Entries are submitted from all over the world and the winning entry gets $25,000 for their local public school district. The 2012 entry for Evansville was created by Randall Crane who was raised in Evansville and resides in Chicago.

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Where is the Cheapest Gas in Evansville?

Gas prices are still climbing and are just a dime away from last year’s high!  Do you know where to find the cheapest gas in town?

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Injunction Could Block Evansville Smoking Ban

On February 13th, the Evansville City Council passed a smoking ban that included restaurants, bars and clubs which is scheduled to take effect April 1. It was determined the gaming floor at Casino Aztar would be exempt from the ban which had many crying foul.

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Evansville’s Signature School Is One Of America’s Best High Schools

This past weekend, the Mater Dei girl's basketball team won the state championship, one of several the school has won over the last few years in several sports. Other schools that have done well at the state level in recent years include Reitz, Memorial, Tecumseh and others, but all of these are athletic accomplishments which are great, but when was the last time one one of our schools was recognized for academics?

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Security Guard At Ellis Park Is My Hero

An ENORMOUS thank you to the security guard who helped me at Ellis Park this morning named Melvin. I was in my car, driving to work, when this mornings tornado was coming through Henderson and Eville

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Red Cross
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American Red Cross Opens Shelter In Newburgh

The American Red Cross has opened a shelter in Newburgh at the American Legion at Highway 261 and Sharon Road . This is also a location where photos / belongings can be dropped off if you are in the area and find something that may have blown away in the storm.

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Panhandlers
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Are Some Of Evansville’s Panhandlers Becoming Too Agressive? [Poll Question]

Panhandling is a very big and unfortunate problem in this country and even right here in Evansville. There are so many organizations that are doing some incredible work to end panhandling, but it will take a miracle to get rid of it completely.

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Who Wants A Mardi Bra? – Fundraiser This Saturday

The term 'Mardi Bra' just sounds fun doesn't it? Not only are they fun and creative, but buying one will help a lot of people in our community. MardiBras is an annual fundraiser here in Evansville, the proceeds from which will benfit ARG of Evansville.

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Top Ten Rejected Ideas For Roberts Stadium

This week Evansville Mayor, Lloyd Winnecke's task force looked over 600 different suggestions for the use of Roberts Stadium.  They are now in the process of taking the public input and helping the mayor decide the fate of the building and the grounds it occupies.  Now, from the home office in Nebo, KY...it's the Top 10 Rejected Ideas for Roberts Stadium!

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