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New Kentucky Law Permits Open Carry Firearms

Gun owners can now openly carry their weapons in Kentucky. State lawmakers passed a bill, earlier this week, that permits unconcealed weapons to be freely brought into city run facilities like libraries, parks, city hall and city council chambers.

Supporters of this law are pleased with the state’s decision to support this bill. "I believe that it’s good," s

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Complete List of Kentucky School Closings for Wednesday, January 16th

Due to a wintry mix that fell across Western Kentucky on Tuesday afternoon, the following schools and businesses are either closed or on a two-hour delay.

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Lawmakers Reach Agreement on Two Key Issues of the Looming “Fiscal Cliff”

Lawmakers have reportedly struck a deal on a couple of key issues in their efforts to ward off the perils of the looming “fiscal cliff.” Sources say that both parties have agreed on an income threshold for the expiration of Bush-era tax cuts fo

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Evansville Icemen, Savannah Jack and More Things to Do This Weekend and New Year’s Eve in the Tri-State

There is a lot going on this weekend here in the tri-state – If you plan to get your weekend started early, nearly every bar in town has karaoke and pool, and if they don’t, they have booze and food – you can’t miss

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Mysterious Attacks on Livestock in Kentucky – Could It Be El Chupacabra?

Farmers in Kentucky have voiced some concern over recent attacks by a wild, mystery animal that has been mauling their livestock - but never so far as to kill and eat them.

According to reports, the attack

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Winter Storm Warning on Christmas Day in Southern Indiana & Western Kentucky – 5″ Possible!

FOR: PIKE, WARRICK, SPENCER, VANDERBURGH
From the National Weather Service in Paducah, KY
A potentially major winter storm to impact holiday travel plans...
A low pressure system is forecast to develop over

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Toys Donated In Memory Of Lane Goodwin [PHOTOS]

I think it's safe to say that people all over the country were extremely touched by the life of Lane Goodwin. We all watched he and his family fight the monster of childhood cancer. We celebrated during the good days and our hearts were broken when he passed away in October.

In lieu of flowers or a balloon release, the family requested sentiments be in the form of gift cards to certain stores. They planned to purchase toys for the children being treated at the Vanderbilt Children's Oncology Clinic. A few weeks ago... that's just what they did!

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New Report Finds Indiana May Not Be Prepared for Public Health Emergency

Indiana may not be as prepared as it should be for responding to public health emergencies, according to a recent study from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Trust for America’s Health.

In fact, in a new report that grades states on

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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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Breaking News: Billion-Dollar Fertilizer Plant Will Build In Spencer County Indiana

Apparently, more jobs are coming to Indiana: earlier today, Ohio Valley Resources announced that the company plans to build a new billion-dollar nitrogen fertilizer plant in Spencer County, Indiana

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Comedy Show Coming to Vincennes, IN

The Old Town Players are putting on a new show. The new comedy, “The Nerd”, will open at the OTP Theatre and Arts Center in Vincennes, IN, on December 7th.

The cast of the show is made up of both veterans of the stage and newcomers

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Breaking News: Peabody Energy Closes Southern Illinois Mine

Peabody Energy announced Tuesday that it will permanently shut down the Willow Lake mine in Southern Illinois due to unacceptable safety standards, compliance and overall operating performance.

According to a press release issue

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