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  1. New Crime Victim Resources Website for Vanderburgh County UnveiledRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 13 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Community leaders in Vanderburgh County, have collaborated to create an online resource for crime victims. The Vanderburgh County Crime Victim Resources website is a collective source of agencies and organizations within and around Vanderburgh County, that are willing to participate in assisting crime victims personally and within the criminal justice system.

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  2. Settlement Reached in Lawsuits After Two Washington Women Killed in CrashRead the original story

    Monday Sep 10 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    A settlement has been reached in lawsuits filed after a rollover crash on a southwestern Indiana freeway killing two Haitian immigrants from Washington in 2015 and injured 20 others. Attorney Neil Chapman who represents the estate of 29-year-old Christela Georges and an injured passenger tells the newspaper that the settlement was reached "to the mutual satisfaction of the parties."

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  3. Red Cross: Donors Urged to Give Blood, Help Blood Supply Match Patient DiversityRead the original story

    Monday Sep 10 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    The American Red Cross urges people of all races and ethnicities to give blood to help ensure a diverse blood supply for patients in need. The vast majority of blood types fall into one of the major ABO groups.

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  4. August 31, 2018Read the original story

    Friday Aug 31 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Dolores Williams, 91, of Bedford, died at 11:20 am on Friday, August 31, 2018 at Stonebridge Health Campus after a lengthy battle with Alzheimers. Born March 27, 1927 in Louisville, KY, she was the daughter of George and Anna Garnes.

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  5. Help Kids Kick Cancer by Giving Blood with the Red CrossRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 29 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to support kids, teens and young adults battling cancer, as well as others in need of transfusions. According to the National Cancer Institute, more than 15,000 children and adolescents in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer each year.

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  6. Vectren to Webcast Special Meeting of ShareholdersRead the original story

    Monday Aug 27 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Vectren Corporation will webcast the special shareholders meeting to be held to conduct a vote on matters relating to the proposed merger between Vectren and CenterPoint Energy, Inc. The webcast will begin promptly at 9 am CDT on August 28, 2018. All interested parties may listen to a live audio-only webcast that will be available on Vectren's Investor Relations homepage, investors.vectren.com, by clicking on the "Vectren's 2018 Special Shareholders' Meeting" webcast link near the top of the page.

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  7. IU Board Of Trustees Approves 2019-21 Legislative Capital RequestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Indiana University's 2019-21 legislative capital request was among several items approved at the IU Board of Trustees Facilities and Auxiliaries Committee meeting held today at the DoubleTree Hotel in Evansville, Indiana. Beth Feickert, a capital planning project specialist for the IU Office of the Vice President for Capital Planning and Facilities, reports that the trustees met Thursday and Friday in conjunction with the dedication ceremony for the new Stone Family Center for Health Sciences in downtown Evansville.

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  8. IU Reaches Record High Total Of Nearly $1 Billion In Research And Philanthropic FundingRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Indiana University had another year of record research and philanthropic funding, achieving a total of nearly $1 billion in private philanthropy and external research awards in fiscal year 2018. IU President Michael A. McRobbie announced the figures today at the IU Board of Trustees meeting in Evansville, Indiana.

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  9. Red Cross Urgently Needs Blood Donations Before Summer EndsRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    As summer winds down, the American Red Cross urges individuals to give blood now and help end an emergency summer blood shortage that began last month. A critical need remains as many regular donors delay giving to take final summer vacations and prepare for school to start.

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  10. Man Convicted of Abusing Corpse, not Murder in Woman's DeathRead the original story

    May 24, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    A jury has acquitted a man of murder and kidnapping in the death of a 19-year-old disabled woman in southwestern Indiana while convicting him of criminal confinement and abuse of a corpse. The jury in Vanderburgh County returned the verdict early Thursday in the case of 25-year-old Terrence W. Roach following more than 11 hours of deliberations that began Wednesday.

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  11. Woman Shot, Man Arrested after Domestic Fight in Mount VernonRead the original story

    May 21, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    At approximately 9:10 a.m. Sunday, Posey County police received a call regarding a female being shot at 827 Walnut Street in Mt. Vernon.

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  12. Alcoa Corp. on Track to Restart Newburgh Aluminum Smelting Operations this SummerRead the original story

    May 18, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Alcoa Corp. has started hiring workers ahead of the planned summer restart of its aluminum smelting operations in southwestern Indiana. The Pittsburgh-based company cited low aluminum prices when it closed its Warrick Operations smelter in March 2016, costing about 600 workers their jobs.

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  13. Coroner: Wounded Gunman DiesRead the original story

    May 14, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    A coroner's office says a gunman who police say was wounded after he fired about a dozen shots at officers in southwestern Indiana and fatally shot a man during the attack has died. The Vanderburgh County coroner's office says Barry Freeman died Sunday night after being hospitalized following the Friday night shooting in Evansville.

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  14. Wanted Felon Abandons His Child on the Roadside During PursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    An Evansville man being sought on a parole violation warrant is in custody and facing new charges after abandoning his 5-year-old son on the side of the road during a pursuit. On Tuesday, at 1:50 p.m. detectives with the Evansville-Vanderburgh County Joint Drug Task Force were in the area of Second Avenue and Maryland Street looking for parole violator Tevin Woodruff.

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  15. Honor a Hero's Life by Donating Blood at the WEHT Honoring Heroes Blood DriveRead the original story

    May 2, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    May is National Military Appreciation Month. WEHT Eyewitness News, Honor Flight of Southern Indiana and the American Red Cross are teaming up to honor the sacrifices made by military heroes and their families.

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  16. Be Prepared: Red Cross Urges Blood and Platelet DonationRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    This May, the American Red Cross is calling for donors to give blood and platelets regularly to be prepared to meet the needs of patients in emergency situations. According to the National Trauma Institute, trauma accounts for approximately 41 million emergency department visits and 2 million hospital admissions each year.

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  17. Officials Consider Tolls on I-69 Bridge between Indiana, KentuckyRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Officials say the new I-69 bridge over the Ohio River between Indiana and Kentucky will likely be operated as a toll bridge. Officials are still working out the details of how tolling will operate on the estimated $1.5 billion bridge, the Courier & Press reports Tolling will be essential to finance the project, said Mindy Peterson, the spokeswoman for the I-69 Ohio River Crossing project team.

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  18. Dad Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charge in Son's DeathRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    An Evansville man has accepted a plea deal after being charged with dropping his infant son, who died a few days later. Brandon Hutchinson pleaded guilty Tuesday to child neglect resulting in serious bodily injury, a level three felony.

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  19. IDOA Southern Indiana Business Conference May 14Read the original story

    Apr 12, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    The conference will be held May 14th from 12:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the University of Southern Indiana - Griffin Center at 8600 University Blvd. in Evansville. Attend and find out about certification requirements, regional contracting opportunities and how to business with the State as well as local and large corporations.

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  20. Crowded Indiana jail to Move Inmates to Illinois, KentuckyRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2018 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Inmates at an overcrowded Indiana jail will be getting a road trip as officials move them to jails in Illinois and Kentucky to alleviate the congestion. Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding says about 80 of the southwestern Indiana county's jail inmates will be moved from the jail in Evansville to other jails during the next two weeks.

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