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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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Stadium Auction Reminds Me of a Day That Had Me Quaking in My Boots

They swung the gavel, and anything that wasn't nailed down was available for auction at Roberts Stadium today. It's gonna be sad to see it eventually go.

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President Obama Is Descendant of First African Slave – Do You Know Your Ancestors?

I read this story by Shauna Wright with Townsquare Media, that shockingly, President Obama has descended from the first slave in America. Family-tree exploration site Ancestry.com revealed on Monday that President Obama’s lineage bears an interesting hallmark: he’s a descendant of the very first documented African slave. And surprisingly, the connection is on his mother’s side.

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Santa Claus – Indiana – on Travel Channel Tonight

The Travel Channel will feature the town of Santa Claus, Indiana, on its hour-long “Best of the Road” special tonight. Santa Claus is known as one of the top “Most Fun Small Towns” chosen to compete in last month’s “Best of the Road Rally” sponsored by USA Today and Rand McNally. A Best of the Road Rally team visited Santa Claus for two days in late June and enthusiastically experienced the fun at Santa’s Stables, Santa Claus Museum, Santa Claus Christmas Store, Santa’s Candy Castle, Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort, and Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari.

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Indiana born, Kentucky Educated She’s in the Joe Mauer Head and Shoulders Commercial [Video]

I didn't think so much of this ad until I saw the pretty lady in it is from Indiana (albeit NORTH Indiana) but she went to school at Northern Kentucky, so that makes her almost a neighbor. I am sorta tired of it now. It airs all the time on MLB Network, which I watch constantly. Anyway, from our buds at Guy Speed here's the scoop.

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‘A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale’ at Lincoln Amphitheatre Through July 1 and You Can Win Tickets [VIDEO]

Summertime in southern Indiana always means another great show at the Lincoln Amphitheatre. The new two-act musical, A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale, will run through July 1st at the amphitheatre in Lincoln City.

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A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale Is A New Musical Debuting At The Lincoln Ampitheatre [VIDEO]

President Abraham Lincoln's time in Indiana has been dramatized in many forms for twenty-five years at Lincoln Ampitheatre in Perry County. When the ampitheatre's construction was completed in 1987, the play Young Abe Lincoln was staged there for the first time. In 2009, LINCOLN: Upon the Altar of Freedom was produced in honor of Lincoln's 200th birthday. Now a new two-act musical play, which will incorporate several of the area's young actors, makes its World Premiere this weekend.

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Santa Claus A Finalist For “Most Fun” Town Again

For the second year in a row, Santa Claus is a finalist in the 2012 Best of the Road Rally sponsored by USA Today and Rand McNally. The town will compete with six other destinations in the category for “Most Fun” small town in America. Santa Claus, Indiana was chosen from more than 650 competing destinations.

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Mammoth Makes Yahoo’s List of World’s Wildest Water Slides

The Mammoth, the brand new water coaster at Holiday World and Splashin' Safari is billed as THE longest water coaster in the world!  Now, the ride is getting even more recognition.  Yahoo! has officially declared the brand new ride one of the world's WILDEST water slides!  Check it out!

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