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A long-time Downtown Evansville business owner has watched the construction of the Stone Family Center for Health Sciences through the front window of his business. Bob Goldman told WNIN's John Gibson the construction of the med school, the Doubletree Hotel, and related road and utility work has been tough on his business, Goldman’s Pawn Shop, on 4th Street…

Winnecke: Stone Center "tip of iceberg"

Aug 10, 2018

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke calls the downtown economic boost already prompted by the Stone Family Center for Health Sciences “the tip of the iceberg.” WNIN's John Gibson spoke with the mayor Tuesday and he said a trip to Michigan helped officials determine a vision for Indiana University’s expansion in Evansville… 

EPD Announces Increased Patrols Ahead Of Labor Day

Aug 10, 2018
Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

The Evansville Police Department (EPD) will step up patrols from now through Labor Day. 

Lieutenant Paul Kirby said Labor Day weekend is one of the deadliest times of the year for accidents caused by impaired drivers.

The EPD wants to remind potential drunk drivers to have a designated driver, use public transportation, or take a cab.

Kirby said police will be on the roads. "Expect to see increased sobriety checkpoints, roving patrols, and saturation patrols," he said at a joint press conference of the EPD and the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office.

Full Coverage Of Stone Center Grand Opening

Aug 9, 2018
Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

We've interviewed a variety of community leaders and health professionals for our special coverage of the grand opening of the Stone Family Center for Health Sciences. If you missed our on-air coverage throughout the day, or if you want to listen again, you'll find a comprehensive list of the segments we produced for the center's dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting:

WNIN's Emily Miles spoke with local entrepreneurs and young people about the changing culture of innovation in the city. 

Stone Family Center Officially Opens

Aug 9, 2018
Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

Downtown Evansville was teeming with young adults in white coats Thursday morning. They gathered in the ballroom of the Old National Events Plaza for the dedication ceremony for the Stone Family Center for Health Sciences. 

"I take great pride and feel deep gratitude in presenting these symbolic keys to the Stone Family Center for Health Sciences," said Sarah Schuler, president of Evansville-based architecture firm VPS, as she handed keys to the presidents of Indiana University, the University of Evansville, and the University of Southern Indiana.

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