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 2020-06-25 22:01 

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Walmart Gives Third Cash Bonus to Hourly Associates, Hire 150,000 More Workers...

Walmart announced Thursday that it will be giving the third round of cash bonuses to hourly workers and will hire 150,000 more people. In a statement by the retail giant, it was said that a $300 bonus will be given to full-time hourly associates and drive...

 2020-06-25 21:34 

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Silver Alert Declared for Man Missing From Schererville...

A statewide Silver Alert has been declared for a man missing from Schererville, Indiana. The Schererville Police Department is investigating the disappearance of 39-year-old Chad Joseph Paulson. He is a white male, 5 feet 9 inches, 145 pounds, brown hair ...

 2020-06-25 21:28 

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Kentucky Has 280 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases...

On Thursday, Kentucky reported a total of 14,617 coronavirus cases and 546 additional confirmed deaths. Thursday's update includes 280 new cases and eight new deaths. The deaths reported Thursday were a 69-year-old man from Christian County; a 63-year...

 2020-06-25 20:38 

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Illinois Has 894 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases...

On Thursday, Illinois reported a total of 139,434 cases, including 6,810 deaths, in 101 counties statewide. Thursday's update includes 894 new confirmed cases and 41 additional confirmed deaths. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older t...

 2020-06-25 20:24 

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29th Coronavirus Case Reported in Posey County...

The Posey County Health Department is reporting one new coronavirus case, bringing the county total to 29. These individuals have been placed on strict home isolation. Currently, eight remain on strict isolation; 21 are no longer sick and have met all CDC...

 2020-06-25 20:06 

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Pike Co. Woman to Be Sentenced for 2018 Shooting Death of Buckskin Man...

A Pike County woman charged in connection with the 2018 shooting death of a Buckskin man pleaded guilty pursuant to a plea agreement Wednesday afternoon. Robling was charged with the murder of 62-year-old Samuel Bethe. She and her accomplice, Jacob Wilson...

 2020-06-25 19:11 

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Health Officials Issue Advisory for Recent Travelers to Myrtle Beach...

The Kentucky Department for Public Health on Thursday issued an advisory for Kentucky residents who have traveled to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, over the past two weeks. The guidance follows a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases that began after Myrtle...

 2020-06-25 19:06 

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Bookkeeper Sentenced to 37 Months in Federal Prison for Stealing Nearly $540K...

United States Attorney Josh J. Minkler announced Thursday that Kenya Dake, 51, of Indianapolis, was sentenced in federal court for perpetrating a 4 -year scheme to steal nearly $540,000 from her employer, an Indianapolis-based small business. Dake was sen...

 2020-06-25 19:02 

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Good Samaritan Welcomes New Board Member...

During Thursday's Board of Governors meeting at Good Samaritan, the Board welcomed their newest member, Stan Deweese, RPh. Deweese is a registered pharmacist and owner of Family Pharmacy Inc. in Bicknell, Indiana. He graduated from North Knox High Sch...

 2020-06-25 17:28 

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Children's Museum of Evansville Reopening July 1...

The Children's Museum of Evansville will be reopening its doors at the beginning of July. According to a press release from cMoe on Wednesday, member families will be welcomed back into the museum on Wednesday, July 1. The general public will be able ...

 2020-06-25 16:52 

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Indiana Has 523 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus...

Another 523 new positive cases of coronavirus were announced in Indiana on Thursday, June 25, by the state health department, bringing the Hoosier State's total number of positive COVID-19 cases to 43,655. According to the Indiana State Department of ...

 2020-06-25 16:34 

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Family of Murder Victim Offers Reward for an Arrest and Conviction...

The family of a local woman killed at a gas station in Evansville is demanding justice. 20-year-old Mariah Strother was killed last month in a random shooting. The details surrounding her death remain a mystery. The shooting also taking the live of 20-yea...

 2020-06-25 16:25 

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Almost 1.5 Million More Americans Apply for Unemployment Benefits...

Almost 1.5 million more Americans (1.48 million) filed for unemployment benefits in the week ending June 20, showing that many are still seeking out government assistance due to the economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Uni...

 2020-06-25 16:16 

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KY Woman Says Battling COVID-19 for 119 Days Is "No Joke" as She Searches for Answers...

Most people who catch the new coronavirus don't experience severe symptoms and some never have symptoms at all. COVID-19 saves its worst for a relative few. Researchers from Johns Hopkins Hospital says COVID-19 affects different organ systems, citing ...

 2020-06-25 15:33 

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Expect Hot Temperatures Thursday; Rain Chances Move Into the Tri-State This Weekend...

Most Tri-State communities woke up to clear conditions Thursday, making for a chilly morning in most areas. Morning temperatures were cooler than what we experienced Wednesday morning by several degrees. Some of our rural areas dipped down into the upper ...

 2020-06-25 15:17 

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Limited Number of Spectators Allowed at 146th Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks...

A limited number of spectators will be allowed to attend the 146th runnings of the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks. Churchill Downs Racetrack President Kevin Flanery released a statement on Thursday, June 25, confirming the allowance of spectators for bo...

 2020-06-25 13:37 

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Henderson Juvenile in Custody After Fleeing to Evansville From Traffic Stop...

A juvenile Henderson, Kentucky resident is now in custody after police say he fled from a traffic stop on Powell St on Thursday. In the early hours of Thursday morning just after 1:00 a.m., Henderson Police Officers attempted to stop a vehicle on Powell S...

 2020-06-25 12:51 

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Low-Interest Loan Program Created to Help Local Businesses Impacted by COVID-19...

The Economic Development Coalition of Southwest Indiana has partnered with three financial institutions to create a low-interest loan program called the "Grow Local Lending Fund" that aims to assist small Southwest Indiana businesses struggling du...

 2020-06-25 11:56 

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Guidance Released for Reopening Kentucky Schools...

New guidance has been released to help schools across Kentucky welcome students back to class amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidance was released by the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) in collaboration with the Kentucky Department of Educat...

 2020-06-25 11:07 

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Evansville City Council President Alex Burton Responds to Calls for Resignation...

After an Evansville City Council meeting last Monday where city leaders voted to approve a resolution calling racism a public health crisis, Evansville City Council President Alex Burton made a Facebook post stating that he "didn't have anything n...

 2020-06-25 04:01 

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Dancers Take Off at Local Airport...

COVID-19 might have grounded most of our plans for 2020, but the new circumstances also allowing for some new and unique moments. "I just think that dancing makes me happy," says Addelyn Whlhite, dancer. It's a step in the right direction. ...

 2020-06-24 23:58 

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Pride Resolutions Passed in Newburgh...

Wednesday saw a noisy and colorful parade past the Ohio, and past the town hall. A caravan filled with those showing support for LGBTQ people, and for two resolutions town leaders weighed while meeting at a social distance: Recognizing pride month, and ag...

 2020-06-24 23:46 

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One New Coronavirus Case Reported in Muhlenberg County...

The number of coronavirus cases in Muhlenberg County increased to 511, one case newly reported Wednesday. The patient is a resident of Muhlenberg County. The health department says they are working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and t...

 2020-06-24 23:16 

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KSP: Franklin Co. Man Arrested on Child Sexual Abuse Charges...

A Franklin County man has been arrested on child sexual abuse charges. Tim Rigs, 63, was arrested as a result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) investigation. The investigation began after discovering the suspect distributing and po...

 2020-06-24 23:09 

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Frontier League Season Canceled...

The Otters season was scheduled to start in late May, however the Coronavirus Pandemic postponed the start, but now a decision has been made by the Frontier League and the 2020 season is canceled. "It's kind of disappointing one that we had to pus...

 2020-06-24 23:06 

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West Side Nut Club Hosts Blood Drive...

Covid-19 has caused a blood shortage here in the Tri-State and the West Side Nut Club is teaming up with the American Red Cross to do their part. "The county was willing to let us use this space. We were trying to find a west side location to ensure t...

 2020-06-24 22:55 

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Employee at Brittlebank Pool Test Positive for COVID-19...

An employee at Brittlebank Pool in Posey County tested positive for COVID-19, the county health department reported Wednesday. According to the Mt. Vernon Parks and Recreation Department, the employee worked (they are not involved with swim lessons, water...

 2020-06-24 22:42 

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Kentucky Reports 14,363 Statewide Cases, 538 Statewide Deaths...

The Kentucky Department for Public Health announced new coronavirus cases and coronavirus-related deaths. As of June 14, the number of coronavirus cases in Kentucky increased to 14,363, 229 of which were newly reported Wednesday. State health officials al...

 2020-06-24 21:55 

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715 New Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in Illinois; 64 New Deaths...

More than 700 coronavirus cases were reported in Illinois by the state Department of Public Health. Wednesday's update includes 715 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 64 additional confirmed deaths. The deaths were reported in Cook...

 2020-06-24 21:41 

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$25M in CARES Funding to Help Hoosiers Struggling With Rent...

The Indiana COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program will use $25 million in federal CARES Act funding to help Hoosiers struggling to pay rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Wednesday. The program will provide up to $500 in assistance...

 2020-06-24 21:16 

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KWC Employee Test Positive for COVID-19...

An employee with Kentucky Wesleyan College tested positive for COVID-19. The employee's last reported contact on campus was on June 22 during which they were physically distancing and wearing a mask, thus no further testing or quarantining of campus f...

 2020-06-24 17:50 

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North Gibson School Corporation Students Return to Class on August 7...

North Gibson School Corporation (NGSC) on Wednesday posted an update on its the return of students to school for the 2020-2021 school year. According to the update posted by NGSC, all students will be returning to school buildings on August 7 with social ...

 2020-06-24 17:24 

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Styx Evansville Concert Rescheduled for 2021...

That Styx concert that was planned to take place in Evansville, Indiana, at the Old National Events Plaza on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, has now been rescheduled. According to an announcement made Wednesday, the Styx concert will now be postponed until Thur...

 2020-06-24 17:00 

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Some of Henderson's Park Department Services Resuming June 29...

The City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department announced on Wednesday the partial reopening of some amenities that have been closed since March 27 due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to Henderson's Parks and Rec Department, several aspec...

 2020-06-24 16:14 

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Indiana: 281 New Cases of Coronavirus Confirmed...

Indiana had 281 new positive cases of coronavirus as of Wednesday, June 24, according to an announcement made by the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH). There are now 43,140 total positive cases of COVID-19 throughout the Hoosier State. A total of ...

 2020-06-24 15:12 

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Evansville Otters 2020 Baseball Season Canceled...

The Evansville Otters will not take the field at Bosse Field in the 2020 baseball season. This comes with the Frontier League's Wednesday announcement of the suspension of its entire 2020 baseball season. The Otters organization released the following...

 2020-06-24 14:46 

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Dubois County Has Four New Coronavirus Cases...

Four new positive cases of novel coronavirus were reported out of Dubois County on Wednesday, June 24. There are now 256 total positive cases of coronavirus in the county, according to the Dubois County Health Department's Wednesday update. 213 total ...

 2020-06-24 13:43 

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Community Discussion on Confederate Statue in Owensboro Planned for Thursday...

A community discussion on the topic of the Confederate statue that stands outside of the Daviess County Courthouse in Owensboro is planned for Thursday. The meeting will happen Thursday at 6:30 p.m. on the front lawn of Kentucky Wesleyan College. The educ...

 2020-06-24 13:39 

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Dry & Pleasant Conditions Settle in Wednesday; Heat and Rain Returns by the Weekend...

Most of our Tri-State communities woke up to cloudy conditions Wednesday morning, but quickly cleared out as the sun rose around 5:30 a.m. Morning temperatures were cooler than what we experienced Tuesday morning, but the difference is we didn't warm ...

 2020-06-24 13:04 

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Demolition of Owensboro's Gabe's Tower Completed...

Crews have completely destroyed Owensboro's iconic Gabe's Tower. Demolition work began a few weeks ago, starting with asbestos removal before completely leveling the tower. The City of Owensboro purchased the landmark building in 2019 after severa...

 2020-06-24 11:36 

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One Killed, One Hospitalized in Henderson House Fire...

An overnight house fire in Henderson, Kentucky, left one person dead and another hospitalized. The Henderson Fire Department (HFD) responded to a house fire in the 800 block of Powell St in Henderson on Tuesday, just before 1:00 a.m. Firefighters were tol...

 2020-06-24 10:49 

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Councilman Weaver Calls for Resignation of Council President After Facebook Post...

Evansville City Councilman At-Large Jonathan Weaver is calling for the resignation of City Council President Alex Burton after Burton made a social media post that some found controversial. After council members declared racism a public health crisis on M...

 2020-06-24 03:07 

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McLean County Schools Looking at Multiple August Dates to Start School...

McLean County Public Schools continue to look over their options for the start of the 2020-2021 school year. According to a Facebook post by McLean County Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Burrough, there are at least two dates that they are still consi...

 2020-06-24 02:21 

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Owensboro HydroFair Still a "GO" for August 14-16...

A boating festival on the Ohio River in Kentucky is still slated to take place in 2020. On Facebook Tuesday night, the American Hydroplane Events page announced that Daviess County and the Kentucky Department of Health have given a "qualified approval...

 2020-06-24 01:01 

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[ Evansville ]

Major League Baseball Set to Return in Late July...

Pro Baseball in America will return in 2020. After weeks of back and forth between Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association, an agreement was reached Tuesday for a 60-game regular season that will start on July 24th. The two sides spent hours...

 2020-06-24 00:21 

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Ofc. Brett Hankison Fired From LMPD in Breonna Taylor Shooting...

One of three Kentucky police officers involved in the killing of Breonna Taylor in March has been fired, authorities announced Tuesday. Effective June 23, Officer Brett Hankison was fired from the Lousiville Police Department for violating the department&...

 2020-06-23 23:55 

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[ Evansville ]

KWC President Announces Changes to Academic Calendar...

Kentucky Wesleyan College will welcome students back to campus in August while closely following the guidelines and policies of Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear. President Dr. Thomas Mitzel shared an update on Tuesday, highlighting changes to the academic c...

 2020-06-23 23:54 

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[ Evansville ]

Evansville Doctor Warns About Traveling During Covid-19 Outbreak...

As we move into the latter part of June, it's now vacation season. Area hospitals report seeing more locals getting the coronavirus while traveling. "They're returning from vacation,and many of them are getting sick at this point, so what we&#...

 2020-06-23 23:15 

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[ Evansville ]

Hours Extended Until 9PM at Exposition Center Polling Location...

Hours at the Kentucky Exposition Center were extended after a judge granted an injunction by the Charles Booker campaign. The doors closed right at 6 p.m. Tuesday, but were reopened 20 minutes later and will remain open until 9 p.m. Reportedly at least a ...

 2020-06-23 22:57 

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More Testing Sites Opening in Kentucky...

As part of Kentucky's partnership with Kroger, more testing sites will be available in the Commonwealth. This week, Kroger is providing testing in Fayette County at Bluegrass Community and Technical College (500 Newtown Pike, Lexington); in Jefferson ...

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