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Muhlenberg County School Gym Roof Damaged

Muhlenberg County dispatch confirms that the roof was lifted from the South Muhelberg County School this morning. It was the gym roof. In addition, several homes were damaged and a trailer home was destroyed

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Damage from Kevil Ky, Photo from Marissa Hollowed with WPSD LOcal 6 yfrog.com/obipzdzj
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Possible Tornado Kills Three in Harrisburg, IL and One in Missouri – Several More Missing and Injured

Here in Newburgh, we experienced high winds and a possible F-1 tornado that caused damage this morning at 6 a.m. but no fatalities have been reported. In our neighboring city of Harrisburg, IL, it has been reported that inclement weather h

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Kentucky Kingdom Will Reopen in 2013 As Bluegrass Boardwalk

The old Kentucky Kingdom amusement park in Louisville will reopen thanks to the efforts of the Koch family, owners of Holiday World and Splashin' Safari!

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David Ball To Appear at Casino Aztar’s ‘Hoosiers Lounge’ This Weekend [VIDEO]

Yes, I admit, I had a thinkin' problem. Because, in 1994, when David Ball's "Thinkin' Problem" was released, I didn't THINK something that traditionally country would make it on the early 90s airwaves. Boy, was I wrong--to the tune of more than a million singles sold. And that's back when you had to actually go to a music store and buy the single. Now, I'm thinkin' he'll have quite a few fans arrive for his free shows this Friday and Saturday at the Hoosiers Lounge at Casino Aztar.

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1985 AL MVP Don Mattingly Trades in Baseballs for Ballet Slippers – Performs in Evansville Ballet’s Nutcracker as Mother Ginger

I’ve heard of football players dancing ballet to improve their game, but when Don Mattingly joined the ranks of the toe pointers, his role was more than that of an athlete wanting to tone. This weekend, former New York Yankees first baseman and current Los Angeles Dodgers manager, Don Mattingly put down the balls and bats for something a little more sweet – he played the part of “Mother Ginger” in Evansville Ballet’s performances of The Nutcracker.

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What’s On Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels’ Last Minute Shopping List

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels is famous for his Christmas book lists. He is obviously a voracious reader. If you have someone similar on your list and you haven't made the purchase yet, check these offerings from Amazon.com.

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Lloyd Winnecke Wins Evansville Mayoral Election

Evansville has a new mayor, and he's a Republican.

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Santa Claus, Indiana 2011 Special Holiday Picture Postmark

The Santa Claus, Indiana, Post Office has selected the 2011
special “picture postmark” for this Christmas season. The post office is
offering the “picture postmark” to cancel the postage stamps on holiday mail in December again this year.

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LoCash Cowboys Mourn the Loss Of Band Member

This morning, the LoCash Cowboys lost a member of their band family. Ryan "Troop" Jones, fiddle player, passed away this morning due to lingering health problems. Due to these issues, he had not been playing with the band for a few months. We will pass along any new information that we get.

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Dave Spencer Recalls Some “Haunting” Experiences

This week, I've been giving away tickets to the Old Courthouse Catacombs and the House of Lecter in Evansville. And it made me start thinking about past haunted house experiences. I have visited many but, sad to say, most of them were not memorable. Three, however, stand out in my mind--and not necessarily because they were scary. Oh, that had a lot to do with it, but other factors were involved.

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Taste of Country Video of the Day — Josh Thompson ‘Beer on the Table’ [VIDEO]

Drinkin' songs are a country music staple. Songs about whiskey, songs about wine. They've all climbed the charts. And then you have songs about beer. I've done some digging, and, in chronological order, here are country songs that have hit the Top 40 that are not only about beer, heck, they START with beer!

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Taste of Country Video of the Day — Casey James ‘Let’s Don’t Call It a Night’ [VIDEO]

Personal opinion: the second and third place contestants from Season 9 of "American Idol" had far more personality and versatility than the ultimate winner, Lee DeWyze. I am talking about Crystal Bowersox (runner-up) and Casey James (third place). 

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