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Armadillos Take Up Residence in the Tri-State Area [VIDEO]

14 News, WFIE, Evansville, Henderson, Owensboro

It's an old joke: Why did the chicken cross the road? Answer: To prove to the possum it can be done. Now when you shift your location westward--specifically west Texas and its ilk--you change the critter from possum to armadillo.

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Contemporary Christian Artist Todd Ballard to Perform at a Benefit Concert in Newburgh Friday

Contemporary Christian musician and worship leader Todd Ballard will team with The Potter's Wheel Ministries for a benefit concert this Friday in Newburgh. Complete details can be found in the following press release:

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What’s the Deal With Frogs in Green Bean Cans? [VIDEO]

I was watching the local news on Sunday night and saw the story of a woman in South Bend, Indiana who discovered a small frog in a can of green beans she bought at Meijer.

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Consider This Your Guide to the Indiana Hunting Seasons

Whether it be deer or game birds that you enjoy hunting, or are considering getting into for the first time, Indiana is home to a wealth of seasonal opportunities for the hunting and trapping enthusiast.

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Will Paul McCartney Perform In Indiana This Summer?

Will Paul McCartney play this summer in Indiana?

Well, according to reports, Bankers Life Fieldhouse is said to be planning the announcement of an event this Friday called “Out There,” which incidentally, is the name of Paul McCartney’s 2013 tour.

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Kentucky Man Cited for Falsely Yelling “Bingo”

In Kentucky, yelling out bingo just to mess with the crowd can come with some legal repercussions.

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Evansville Man Arrested for Abusing Ex-Girlfriend, Pouring Different Liquids — Including BBQ Sauce — on Her [VIDEO]

This is a very disturbing story. After restraining and beating his ex-girlfriend, an Evansville man has been arrested on charges of battery and strangulation. The alleged assailant, John Thomas Wells III, also poured liquid on her and cut her hair.

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Owensboro Blue Bridge to Close for Six Months

This is the classic case of good news and bad news.  The good news- The Glover H. Cary Bridge in Owensboro (a.k.a. the Blue Bridge) is finally being painted.  The bad news- it's going to be closed a LONG time because of it!

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Evansville Crush and the Thumbs Up for Lane Goodwin Childhood Cancer Foundation Partner to CRUSH Cancer

The Evansville Crush and the Thumbs Up for Lane Goodwin Childhood Cancer Foundation have teamed up to CRUSH Cancer on Saturday, February 2, when Crush takes on Paducah Premier. 

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Roberts Stadium Demolition to Be Streamed Live Online [VIDEO]

Recent years have seen the demise of some stalwart and historic old buildings in the tri-state. The Executive Inn and the National Guard Armory in Owensboro are two examples.

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UK, IU Fans Have Good Reasons to Be Happy

WBKR's #1 college basketball fan here still celebrating the official start of the 2012-2013 season. Yesterday was Opening Day and featured 222 out of 338 Division I teams in action. Two of those teams--the Kentucky Wildcats and the Indiana Hoosiers--opened their campaigns with victories. Both fan bases have reason to be very pleased.

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Huddle for the Huddlestons Fundraiser Set for 10/15

This coming Monday, October 15th, "Hacienda Gives Back." Hacienda Restaurant on 1st Avenue in Evansville will be helping to raise money for Donna Huddleston, a 33 year old wife and mother of 3.

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