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EVPL Releases Drag Queen Story Hour Safety Procedures

Some local politicians have expressed concerns about public safety at the Drag Queen Story Hour event just days away, but the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library (EVPL) says it has a plan in place to make sure everyone in attendance is safe.

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Work On Lloyd Bridge to Resume

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More work on the West Lloyd Expressway is scheduled to start next month. 

The Evansville Police Department has released the names of the five people wounded in a Sunday morning shooting. 

Work To Resume On West Lloyd

Feb 19, 2019

Patching and resurfacing along the West Lloyd Expressway will resume when USI goes on spring break. 

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Committee Passes Cap To Reduce Payday Lending Interest Rates

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Legislation that would slash allowable interest rates for payday lenders will now go to the Indiana Senate floor.

House Republicans are proposing a budget with modest funding increases for schools, as well as some additional dollars they say should go to educators, but advocates say it still isn’t enough for meaningful boosts to teacher pay.

The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a legal dispute over who should have access to Lake Michigan beaches in Indiana. Seven years ago, two Long Beach property owners filed a lawsuit arguing the public didn’t have a right to use the shoreline in front of their homes. 

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Indiana Medicaid recipients are getting better access to drugs for treating hepatitis C,  a change triggered by a class-action lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union.

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Health officials say teenagers are using e-cigarettes at epidemic rates. Lawmakers in a number of Midwest states, like Indiana, Illinois and Minnesota, are addressing the problem and so is the FDA.

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The Columbus, Ohio, area has been hit hard by the opioid epidemic. And local judges say their courtrooms are jammed with misdemeanor cases that are tied to addiction. Eager for solutions, they're turning to a  treatment clinic in an unlikely location.

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¿QPM? S2 EP 9: Ending Season Dos Celebrating Bilingual Music

It’s been a great season for us and we hope that it has been for you too. Esperamos que hayas disfrutado de los temas que tocamos esta temporada . We talked about being kidnapped in Venezuela by the FARC, we went to Liberal Kansas for Cinco de Mayo, we covered the stories of Paola’s family experiencing Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico; we talked about los del 1.5 Generation, the effects of deportation among families, Domestic Violence, the Census 2020 and more. But that’s not all we’ve done....

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