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A barge tow heads upriver at the Evansville bend. Commerce and culture combine to make a rich history for the Ohio River in our area.On Thursday, March 28th, 2019, WNIN-FM broadcast interviews, features and stories throughout the day from Morning Edition through All Things Considered. Here is that coverage of all things along, on and under the Ohio River from Owensboro to Mt. Vernon.

Day Out- LST 325

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Steve Burger
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WNIN

"We have beautiful things here like Victorian homes, but the last thing you expect to see in Evansville, 

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Indiana, is a naval vessel." That's how LST 325 Memorial board member Chris Donahue describes what he thinks is the most unique thing in the river city. 

WNIN's Steve Burger talked with Chris aboard the LST 325. They discussed the ship's battle history, the place where the most LST's were made during World War II and the ship's pending move to a more prominent place on Evansville's riverfront.