Chester Schulz

The U.S. Army First Division monument at Wadelincourt, France.

A century after his death on a battlefield in northern France, an Evansville soldier is finally recognized for his sacrifice.

City Council votes 9-0 in favor of Convention Hotel

Oct 1, 2013

  The downtown convention hotel subsidy saga has finally come to a theatrical finale.

Last night, City Council members unanimously voted in favor of the plan, and their tone was unusually light-hearted.

From the very start of last-night’s meeting, the mood was optimistic across all sides of the room, a far cry from earlier City Council meetings.

City Council President Connie Robinson opened the meeting with laughter, saying "this is a night of democracy."

And Councilman Jonathan Weaver’s vote was no ordinary “aye”, but a "hell yeah."

Experts dissect the Affordable Care Act, insurance plans

Sep 20, 2013

On October 1st, Millions of uninsured Americans will compare health insurance plans, find out if they are eligible for federal help in paying premiums and “shop” in state exchanges. 

The public understanding the new legislation and compliance regulations are constantly changing, as all three guests on this week’s show point out.

Mayor makes a plea for community-wide conversation

Aug 28, 2013

Mayor Lloyd Winnecke is calling for a more understanding relationship between Evansville Police and the African American community.

He will meet with the Concerned Clergy of Evansville and Police Chief Billy Bolin again in the coming days to identify ways the Police can improve their interactions.    

"We have to stop 'picking sides,'" Winnecke said.  "We need to take a deep breath as a community, step back, and have some civil dialogue."

The Mayor said he has  “100 percent confidence” in Bolin and this effort.

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