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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Happy Earth Day

Earth day is celebrated every April 22nd. It was created in the United States to increase public awareness of environmental problems. It's now celebrated by over a billion people in 180 nations.  Deanna Allbrittin will have more on local Earth Day events live on Sunrise.

Sunny Earth Day

After some brief rain, high pressure will bring us sunny and cooler weather today. Byron says high temps should be in the middle to upper 60's, with a chance of rain and thunderstorms on Thursday.

Train accident

We expect to learn more today about a man who was killed while walking along some railroad tracks on the west side of Evansville.   It happened just north of the Maryland Street crossing around 8:30. The latest on Sunrise.

McLean water grant

Big news from McLean County this morning. Emily Busby will be live with details of a water grant and how it will benefit the area.

Coach Cal in O'boro

And Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari is due in Owensboro today.  We'll tell you how you can pay him a visit on Sunrise.

Our big UK backer Beth Sweeney returns from vacation this morning, so enjoy your day and we'll see you on Sunrise.