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Eclipse less than 3 weeks away

Aug 1, 2017
NWS

The science director at the Evansville Museum is excited about this month’s total eclipse of the sun. 

Mitch Luman will lead hundreds of people to Hopkinsville, Kentucky on August 21st.

He says the trip sponsored by the Evansville Museum is sold out, as are hotels in the eclipse zone.

Luman says Evansville will get dark on that Monday with 99-percent of the sun blocked by the moon. But he recommends traveling south to see the total eclipse…

Residents comment on I-69 bridge proposals

Aug 1, 2017
John Gibson

Dozens of people attended the first of two open houses to learn more about proposed corridors for an I-69 bridge connecting Evansville and Henderson. 

I-69 Ohio River Crossing spokeswoman Mindy Peterson told the gathering at Milestones that officials want to hear from the public about the 3 proposed paths, two of which would eliminate the Twin Bridges.

WNIN News asked consultant Dan Prevost if tolls on a new bridge, and possibly on one or two of the Twin Bridges are a certainty…

I-69 bridge meetings tonight, tomorrow

Jul 31, 2017

You have an opportunity to learn about and comment on proposed corridors for an I-69 bridge.

The I-69 Ohio River Crossing group will discuss 3 corridors during an open house at Milestones on S. Cullen Avenue in Evansville Monday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Another open house is planned for the same time Tuesday evening at Henderson Community College.

Earlier this month, the group whittled down the number of corridors from 5 to 3 -- 2 western corridors and 1 central corridor.

Teens accused of firing gun at houses

Jul 26, 2017

Two teens are arrested for allegedly shooting a gun at homes in Melody Hills.

Vanderburgh County Sheriff's deputies responded to the area of Saint George and Oak Hill roads after receiving multiple 911 calls concerning shots fired early Tuesday morning.

 

A news release from the sheriff’s office says deputies tracked footprints in the grass, which led to a home where several juveniles were located.

An investigation revealed that two 16-year-old boys had fired a .357 revolver into two different homes, one on Rode (ROH-dee) Road and one on Memory Lane.

Online scam affecting local business

Jul 25, 2017
bbb.org

Online pirates are causing major headaches for an Evansville business.  

The Better Business Bureau is reporting that Swift Athletics, located in Evansville, is the victim. According to a release, several websites have pirated the Swift address and phone number to try to gain shoppers confidence that the site is local.

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