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Red Blue Hoops Season 4: Episode 6

Feb 15, 2018
WNIN

In this episode of RBH:

Evan hosts from Nashville. Chad and Walker hold down the fort at Studio 2. An Illinois fan joins them in the studio. Geraldine the Cat makes her Season 4 debut. And Wayne calls all the way from Mexico. 

EPD to host shooter response course

Feb 15, 2018

The Evansville Police Department will host shooter response training this spring. 

 

The EPD is teaming up with the ALICE Training Institute for the instructor certification.

ALICE is an acronym for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate.

Winnecke: incentives required for Berry expansion

Feb 15, 2018
Berry Global

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke says incentives are needed to land Berry Global’s $70 million expansion.

 

The plastics maker is headquartered in Evansville, but Winnecke tells WNIN he’s not taking anything for granted.

The city has offered the company about $4.2 million in tax breaks, including five years of property tax abatement and up to $100,000 of casino tax revenue to go toward training new employees who are Evansville residents.

Allegiant adding flights to Destin, FL

Feb 13, 2018
John Gibson

Evansville Regional Airport says new flights to a popular beach will eliminate a 10-hour drive. 

Allegiant Air will add two weekly flights between Evansville and Destin, Florida, starting June 8th.

During a news conference at the airport, Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke couldn’t resist mentioning the weather…

("When it's gray, windy, and 34 degrees, Destin sounds pretty good, doesn't it?")

Allegiant’s Courtney Goff said the flights offer an alternative to a long drive…

EPD: Domestic violence claimed 3 lives

Feb 13, 2018

Evansville Police say Sunday’s shootings that killed 3 people were acts of domestic violence. 

Police Sgt. Jason Cullum Department said 32-year-old Maygen Sears had obtained a restraining order against her husband, 33-year-old Daniel Sears, and was seeking a divorce.

Cullum said she contacted police the day before the killings about threats he had made, prompting police to look for Daniel Sears on preliminary charges of Intimidation and Invasion of Privacy…

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