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Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

Mesker Park Zoo's Budgie Aviary Now Open

A housewarming party of sorts Friday morning marked the opening of a new exhibit at Mesker Park Zoo, the Budgie Walkabout.

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County Election Board Certifies Primary Results

May 17, 2019
Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

The results of Evansville’s primary elections are now official. The Vanderburgh County Election Board sealed the deal at a meeting Friday morning.

Sculpture Unveiled In Downtown Evansville

May 15, 2019
Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

A few dozen people gathered outside WNIN Wednesday to watch the unveiling of a new, interactive public sculpture. 

Man Sought In Shooting Investigation

May 15, 2019
Evansville Police Department

UPDATE, 7:39 CDT Thursday: Culley has been arrested. Vanderburgh County Jail records show he was booked in the jail about 3 am Thursday. 

Indiana News

Lauren Chapman

The opioid crisis has spurred some health providers to crack down on prescribing opioids. After a recent review, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has clarified guidelines that address this.

Indiana steel manufacturer ArcelorMittal is expected to pay $2 million to the state and another $2.5 million to the federal government for air pollution violations in Northwest Indiana and Ohio. But activists say that’s far from enough. 

Top Holcomb Budget Leaders Departing Administration

May 17, 2019
State Budget Director Jason Dudich, left, and Office of Management and Budget Director Micah Vincent, right, are both departing the Holcomb administration. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Leadership at Indiana’s budget agencies is undergoing major changes.

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¿QPM? S3 EP 5: An artist's mental health

The month of May is Mental Health Awareness Month and what better way to create conciencia acerca de la estabilidad mental than to talk to an artist about how his journey to finding stability and balance within his mental health has taken him through dark moments and to seek professional help. In a phone conversation, Miguel, one of three members of the band Migrant Kids, nos dice que things like the thought of the Mexico-US border wall being built takes a toll on his mind, how growing up...

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