For those of us who grew up in the baby boomer generation, the idea of banning books congers up memories of Hitler and book burning in Nazi Germany. Scary stuff. This week some parents protested in frontMore >> For those of us who grew up in the baby boomer generation, the idea of banning books congers up memories of Hitler and book burning in Nazi Germany. Scary stuff.More >> I spent a good portion of my youth in a wonderful neighborhood called Portland on the west side of Louisville, Kentucky. The socio economic profile of the community was very similar to our west sideMore >> I spent a good portion of my youth in a wonderful neighborhood called Portland on the west side of Louisville, Kentucky. The socio economic profile of the community was very similar to our west side here in Evansville: Catholic, ethnic, hard working, proud, middle class. More >> The recent mass shootings conger up a lot of emotion and debate. Now we're stuck with hoping our government can somehow dictate "gun regulations" while also protecting our Constructional rights. But hereMore >> The recent mass shootings conger up a lot of emotion and debate. Now we're stuck with hoping our government can somehow dictate "gun regulations" while also protecting our Constructional rights.More >> Last week I got a call from a man who told me he is a big fan of 14 News, and has been for 42 years. Then he said "But." His complaint: Mike Blake said "Happy Holidays" at the end of a recent broadcast.More >> Here's my take: In today's society, everything seems to be too politically correct. Especially when it comes our religious holidays in December.More >> Its seems the more turmoil and tragedy we experience in the world the more thankful we are for the blessings we have. Its been a rough year for some of us, with unemployment and record numbers of peopleMore >> Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. It's simple and not so complicated. It's one day of sharing time with family and remembering our blessings. So let me take this opportunity to wish all of you Happy Thanksgiving from 14 News, and remind you that the Salvation Army Toy Town will kick off Friday, December 7th. More >> WFIE GM Nick Ulmer has this take on the city of Evansville hiring a new auditor. "The Evansville City Council voted 6 to 2 to hire a consultant David Garrett to audit the city's bookkeeping. It's a goodMore >> WFIE GM Nick Ulmer has this take on the city of Evansville hiring a new auditor.More >> Almost 12 years ago, our family moved from Evansville to Lexington, Kentucky. Evansville will always have a special place in our hearts, but we were drawn to Lexington because we could see then its possibilities.More >> Taking A Stand guest editorial on city-county unification from Bob Quick, President & CEO of Commerce Lexington.More >> Nearly two million people in Indiana and Kentucky are Medicaid beneficiaries. About half of them are children and about a quarter of them are elderly or disabled. Potentially, another three quarters ofMore >> Nearly two million people in Indiana and Kentucky are Medicaid beneficiaries.More >> Did you go on Facebook or Twitter during this week's Presidential Debate? If so, you probably were overwhelmed by the number of political posts. Some were probably interesting or funny to you, some hadMore >> Did you go on Facebook or Twitter during this week's Presidential Debate? If so, you probably were overwhelmed by the number of political posts.More >> The Diversity Distinguished Lecture Series is a collaborative effort among the City of Evansville, University of Evansville, University of Southern Indiana, Ivy Tech Community College, Evansville VanderburghMore >> The Series will present 'An Evening With Harry Belafonte' this Thursday, October 18th at The Centre.More >> If you caught our news last night, you might have seen that Brian Williams, NBC Nightly News Anchor, was interviewed by our sister station in Louisville WAVE-TV about his coverage of the upcoming ViceMore >> In 2008, approximately 60% of eligible voters cast their ballots for President. Mr. Williams went on to say that a 40% non-voting percentage is an insult to those who fought and died for our right to vote.More >> Its time to think pink and put our efforts together to fight breast cancer. 14 News is proud to be a 15 year supporter of the Komen Evansville Race for the Cure. The race is this Saturday morning andMore >> Its time to think pink and put our efforts together to fight breast cancer. 14 News is proud to be a 15 year supporter of the Komen Evansville Race for the Cure.More >> The opening of Smothers Park this week is not only a present to the people of Owensboro and Western Kentucky, but a gift to the entire Tri-State. Other communities are seeing what can happen if localMore >> The opening of Smothers Park this week is not only a present to the people of Owensboro and Western Kentucky, but a gift to the entire Tri-State.More >> Hats off to President Kazee and the University of Evansville for implementing an immediate four year freeze on undergraduate tuition for all incoming students. In this current economic climate, a collegeMore >> This program makes a University of Evansville education a smart investment.More >> The end of the London Summer games is approaching with the closing ceremonies to begin around 6:00 p.m. on Sunday. The 2012 games are a huge success by our network, NBC, and for the United States theMore >> If you can make time in your schedule, please keep the Olympic spirit your hearts permanently, consider volunteering or making a donation to this worthy cause. More >> This November, citizens of Vanderburgh County will vote on the proposal to combine City and County Government . Before you make your decision, we suggest you read the plan that the reorganizationMore >> This November, citizens of Vanderburgh County will vote on the proposal to combine City and County Government .More >> In January, Indiana's new governor will have a decision to make. Thanks to Governor Mitch Daniels fiscal leadership, Indiana is closing the 2012 fiscal year with over 2 billion surplus dollars triggeringMore >> In January, Indiana's new governor will have a decision to make.More >> Smoking Ban supporters won the war against second hand smoke in public places. Is it constitutional? I think that remains to be determined, since there are exceptions to the rule. Is it a move in theMore >> Smoking Ban supporters won the war against second hand smoke in public places. Is it constitutional? I think that remains to be determined, since there are exceptions to the rule. Is it a move in theMore >> I have a message for the all of naysayers In our community concerning the new Ford Center... You were wrong. Throughout its inaugural season, the state-of-the-art facility hosted 118 events and drewMore >> I have a message for the all of naysayers In our community concerning the new Ford Center... You were wrong. Throughout its inaugural season, the state-of-the-art facility hosted 118 events and drewMore >> It is not the preacher, who has given us freedom of religion. It is the Veteran. Not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press. It is the Veteran. Not the poet, who has given us freedom ofMore >> It is not the preacher, who has given us freedom of religion. It is the Veteran. Not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press. It is the Veteran. Not the poet, who has given us freedom ofMore >> On Friday, 14 News is teaming up with the Salvation Army to fight the War on Hunger. We will be at the West side Schnucks and the Newburgh, Washington Avenue location all day long collecting food items from you and a multitude of generous companies in the area.More >> Now is not the time to sit on the sidelines, get in the game and vote. And then watch the election returns with us on 14 News.More >> In a recent gallup poll, Evansville was singled as the most obese city in America with a nearly 40-percent obesity rate.More >> Our parent company, Raycom Media, continues to invest in the future of WFIE to give our viewers excellent programming, great picture quality and the best news coverage in the Tri-State.More >> An editorial and call to action from WFIE's Vice President and General Manager Nick Ulmer.More >> According to the national weather service, more deaths occur each year due to flooding, than from any other severe weather.More >> When success appears impossible, think about Butler, UConn, Kentucky, and VCU.More >> What might surprise you is that people are going hungry every day right here in the Tri State!More >> Senator Bayh is entitled to his choice, but our stand is that we need more elected officials willing to fight for us the voters.More >> Let's make a pact and ignore that text until we aren't driving, and make our roads safer for all.More >> The public hearing is Wednesday (3-30-11) at 5:30 p.m. at the Civic Center in Downtown Evansville.More >> When Indiana's House Democrats fled to Illinois in a effort to block bills moving forward, Indiana citizens were done a great disservice.More >> This weekend the Evansville Aces play their final game at Roberts, and they need our support.More >> This weekend, you'll have a chance to see something in Owensboro that we don't often get to see in the Tri-State, a performance by the National Symphony Orchestra.More >> Since our promo for the story began airing, we've received a number of emails, some angry, and many from teachers concerned this investigation was an attack on teachers.More >> Our Tri State Area has major health issues because of smoking.More >> A look at the EVSC's budget cuts for 2010.More >> Both Reitz and Memorial football teams will be competing in state competition.More >> Here are some of your responses to Evansville's smoking ban decision.More >> It's been a challenging year for the Tri-State but we have many positives things to look back on and look forward to!More >> Marilee Fowler was the executive director at the Evansville Convention and Visitors Bureau and has served on several boards. Many believe she was squeezed out of the job recently due to politics.More >> Cody Book,16, was considered a hero after rescuing students after a Robards bus crash on Wednesday.More >> No, matter what your political persuasion, Democrat, Republican, Tea Party or Independent, the bottom line is this if we don't get involved we deserve what we get from Washington...good or bad.More >> The city council voted this week to add Veterans Day to the list of holidays that fireworks will be allowed. More >> The city of Evansville needs a better business plan to move the city and region forward.More >> Louisville's mayor shared his suggestions and experiences still the focus since his visit is on why it won't work.More >> I'm getting pretty excited about attending the 89th Fall Festival, presented by the famous West Side Nut Club.More >> In support of the Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon here on 14 WFIE.More >> Let's make sure that we get full disclosure and transparency from our city government. Especially when outside agencies are involved.More >> A commentary by 14 WFIE Vice-President and General Manager Nick Ulmer.More >> I want to take this, my first Taking A Stand editorial in the Tri-State region, to introduce myself and convey to you how honored I am to have been selected for this position.More >> VP and GM Debbie Bush is headed for a new job within the company but won't forget her time here at WFIE.More >> Monday night's championship game between Butler and Duke has been compared to the movies, "Hoosiers" and "Cinderella." Whatever you want to call it, it's a great example of what is right about college basketball.More >> It's my honor to say "thank you" for your support on the War on Hunger!More >> Keep Evansville Beautiful shows you how to keep your yard clean.More >> This time, it was the Evansville City Council that couldn't take a stand.More >> More important than their record, however, is the tremendous amount of adversity these young men overcame.More >> Most of those who responded are sick of what is going on in congress.More >> The city of Evansville has been sent a strong message about the Freedom Festival. The message is that it isn't working! Fix it, or just end it! More >> Toy Town will provide a bright holiday season for more than a thousand families. How do you sign up? And, how can you help?More >> This week we are kicking off a brand new TV station, 14xtra.More >> Despite Whirlpool is closing its doors, Evansville still continues to grow.More >> The weather has been challenging this week but we would urge everyone to grab the umbrella or raincoat! More >> Taking A Stand: The health care debateMore >> Another Majestic Place Study Committee meeting is scheduled on November 7. We urge public officials to make sure the meeting is open and accessible to the public. More >> Two bills in Congress could give music labels a government handout.More >> CBS 44 and 14 WFIE are teaming up to bring you complete Super Bowl coverage!More >> We learned many lessons from the January 2009 ice storm. One of those is to be prepared.More >> If you are unemployed, 14WFIE wants to try to help you find a job!More >> Time is running out to take advantage of the Home Buyers tax credit.More >> Hidden in the 2009 stimulus was a car tax credit.More >> The government has issued a new study saying women under 50 shouldn't get mammograms.More >> Time is running out to buy a ticket for the St. Jude's Dream Home. We urge you to purchase a ticket. The money will be used to treat children. More >> The Evansville Zoo has a new multi-million dollar exhibit called Amazonia. The money spent was well spent. The Tri-State has a new attraction that should attract more tourists!More >> Once again, the Tri-State proved that this is a wonderful, generous community.More >> Should Evansville and Vanderburgh County Government merge? We take a stand that the VOTERS should decide! More >> 14WFIE-TV is teaming up with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to give away a house. The money will be used to help treat local children with cancer.More >> Evansville will soon have a Ronald McDonald house. Corporations and Foundations have paid the $2.5 million price tag. Now the charity is asking for the community's support.More >> Here are some comments emailed, tweeted and posted by viewers like you.More >> The Henderson County School District is looking into school uniforms. We think it's a good idea!More >> Home sales have been ticking up. It's due to lower home prices and a new first-time homebuyer tax credit. But time may be running out.More >> This is a response to Debbie's editorial on expanded gaming at Kentucky horse tracks. More >> Friday, you will no longer get an analog signal from 14WFIE-TV. More >> Kentucky Legislators will soon be tackling the issue of video gaming at the race tracks. Why should you care? It could mean the future of Kentucky horse racing.More >> VP/General Manager Debbie Bush takes a stand on The Big Switch.More >> An innovative program allows Vanderburgh County citizens to get a checking account and teaches them how to manage it.More >> An advertisement running on local television and newspaper has viewers upset. It concerns Alaska Governor Sarah Palin.More >> Once again, viewers responded to a serious need in the community: feeding the hungry!More >> This week, Old National Bank repaid stimulus money. Our stand: it was a good move by the bank.More >> Here at 14WFIE, we'd like to help put people back to work. That is why we're introducing a new initiative called Job Link.More >> The Salvation Army is seeing more demand for the soup kitchen and food pantry. Now, a new program will double your donation.More >> Two big announcements: one in Evansville and one in Owensboro. We're hoping we will have more of this type of positive news in the next several months. More >> The University of Evansville Lady Evansville had a ninth seed in the Missouri Valley post season tournament. And, they won! It's what basketball is all about!More >> Unless there are changes with the gambling laws in Kentucky, Ellis Park may go under. Our stand is that we should push for changesMore >> The Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra is considering looking for another venue after the Parks Board raised the rent by 28%.More >> All of the winter weather has been exhausting. Let's take the time to thank all of the people who've worked so hard to help those in need. More >> For more than a year now, you've been hearing about the Big Switch scheduled for February 17th. For Evansville, it now looks like the date will be June 12th.More >> This is the fourth and final part of a four-part series by WFIE-TV looking at the controversy of building a downtown arena. In this editorial, we share e-mails from viewers.More >> This is the third of a four-part series looking at the controversy of building a downtown arena. In this editorial, we look at the benefits of building downtown. More >> Viewers have a lot to say about a recent editorial about respecting bike riders.More >> This week, 14WFIE took a stand supporting the building of a new downtown arena. Today, we address why we shouldn't renovate Roberts Stadium!More >> During the next two weeks, I'm going to tell you why I think we should build the new arena downtown. More >> We need tougher laws to make sure habitual DUI offenders never threaten our families again.More >> As we look back on 2008, there is so much that we can be grateful for in the Tri-State.More >> At 6:30 on Wednesday night, television stations in 42 states did a test to see if you're ready for the Big Switch! More >> On January 2nd, there will be a county wide ban on smoking in bars and restaurants in Vanderburgh County. We urge the new County Commission to not change the Ordinance.More >> The Election is over! Now that the voting is done, let's reflect on what it means.More >> We should be more cautious in these uncertain times. But, when you get ready to buy your new car or house, loans ARE available. More >> Voters will soon be deciding if several township assessors positions in Vanderburgh and Warrick Counties will be consolidated into the county assessor offices. We take a stand.More >> Evansville's Mayor last week revealed the results of an investigation on the twenty-two fire trucks. We urge the Mayor to continue to investigate the falsifying of documents.More >> It's time for the 87th Annual Fall Festival! While you are buying that pronto pup or chicken and dumplings, remember where the money is going.More >> I'm not a fan of the bail out plan. Yet, I feel if we don't do something, it could be worse!More >> The Citizens Supporting Schools responds to several editorials on a bond issue at EVSC.More >> The 11th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure was held on Sunday, and broke new records! And, there will be a couple of changes next year!More >> Frankie Niedhammer of the Vanderburgh County Taxpayers Association responds to a recent 14WFIE Editorial on the school bond issue.More >> On Election Day, Vanderburgh County Voters will be faced with a multi-million dollar school bond issue. We ask that you support the issue.More >> Once again, people in the Tri-State came forward and supported the MDA Telethon. Thanks!More >> There has been a lot of response to our editorial supporting the reopening of Ellis Park. Some supported it, but many were concerned about the ongoing strike and morality of gambling.More >> We have some responses from our last editorial. It was about the Vandeburgh County Commission's recent passing of a controversial ordinance without public input.More >> After quite a scare, live racing starts at Ellis Park on Friday, July 11th. But in order to keep the Tri-State attraction, the public has to support it! More >> The Vanderburgh County Commission recently passed a controversial ordinance about abortion. This editorial isn't about abortion, but the way the ordinance was passed. More >> University of Evansville President Stephen Jennings was arrested for driving while intoxicated. We hope Dr. Jennings will use this experience to show his students that no one is above the law.More >> Evansville has been named Best City by readers of Kiplingers.com. It's another reason to be proud of our community!More >> Many people think of summer fun for the 4th of July holiday, but we're hoping you will also take time to think of the men and women fighting for our freedom.More >> School has started for most Tri-State students. And, that means you should be watching out for school buses! One mother hopes to toughen up the laws to protect kids from bad drivers.More >> To save gas, more and more people are using their bicycles. But drivers don't always make that decision easy. More >> The Olympic Games start on Friday and last for two weeks. Why should you watch?More >> On February 17, 2009, the U.S. Government is requiring all televisions stations to turn off their analog signal. What will that mean to you?More >> There is a new plan and possible new owner for Owensboro Executive Inn. More >> There has been a lot of response to our series of editorials about high gas prices and local Tri-State attractions. Here are some more of your suggestions:More >> We received quite a bit of feedback on our editorial about radio host Michael Savage and autism!More >> E-mails from viewers about the Michael Savage & Autism story.More >> A nationally syndicated radio show (heard here in the Tri-State) has sparked controversy over autism. Michael Savage questions if 99% of the children diagnosed with the disease really have it. More >> The national spotlight on Indiana is about to end-and we have one last task to finish before it is over. We have to VOTE! More >> The ground has been broken on the first leg of I-69. Our stand is that this is great news for Southwestern Indiana!More >> Evansville and Owensboro are separated by about 40 miles and the Ohio River. It's an easy drive, but some say it's like the two are separated by the Great Wall of China! More >> I know all of us are alarmed by the gas prices.
Not only are we paying about $4.00 a gallon or more right before the Memorial Day Holiday, there are predictions it could reach $5.00 or $6.00 dollars a gallon by the end of the summer. More >>
With gas prices soaring, we thought we would talk about great attractions for the summer-right here in the Tri-State.More >> And, there are non-partisan races, like the race for Owensboro Mayor. Our country and our communities face tremendous challenges. More >> We say, support the school district's petition.
And, we also challenge Frankie or another member of the Taxpayers Association to record a rebuttal with WFIE and explain this action.More >>
We're nice people in the Tri-State. We don't want to get in someone's business. But-if someone had said something-would it have saved Kalab?More >> The great American writer Mark Twain once said, "I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one." I think we've had that same experience a time or two, and we've probably regrettedMore >> Citizens of Vanderburgh County and Evansville have a unique opportunity this year to take an important step for our children and future generations. We will have the chance to unify our city and county governments by voting "Yes" on the plan for reorganization.More >> We were pleased to hear about Mayor-elect Lloyd Winnecke's choice of a new police chief. More >> There's growing excitement and energy in the community and you can feel it in downtown Evansville.More >> With the new Ford Center up and running, what's going to happen to Roberts Stadium? Mayor-elect Lloyd Winnecke says he will assemble a task force of architects and professionals to come up with recommendationsMore >> Please continue to send your thoughts and possible solutions to take a stand on these gas prices!More >>