US executes 2nd man in a week; lawyers said he had dementia

Purkey was convicted of kidnapping, raping and killing a 16-year-old girl and using a claw hammer to kill an 80-year-old woman who suffered from polio.
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  Walmart, Sam’s Club requiring shoppers to wear face masks

Retail giant Walmart will soon require customers to wear face masks inside its stores.

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  Construction on Deaconess Aquatic Center on track to be finished by 2021

  IN staying in Phase 4.5 for at least 2 more weeks

  Different protocols set for teachers who test positive with COVID-19

  Businesses make adjustments for 1st day of Evansville’s mask mandate

KY reports 477 new COVID-19 cases, 10 additional deaths

Kentucky is currently reporting that 20,677 people have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Out of these cases, at least 5,475 state residents have fully recovered from the virus.
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Trump reins in major environmental law to speed big projects

President Donald Trump is rolling back an influential environmental law from the Nixon era that he says delays infrastructure projects. The law is credited with ensuring that major projects get full scrutiny and that local communities have their say.

  Evansville Rescue Mission seeking mask donations

  Hopkins County sees response to noncompliance hotline

  Owensboro business holds drive-thru job fair

  Hospitals provide updates on available ICU beds, ventilators in Vanderburgh Co.

  Traveling City Hall is now a Feed Evansville pickup location

  USSSA Fast Pitch Nationals underway with COVID-19 restrictions

  City leaders moving forward with Evansville Climate Action Plan

  Owensboro community celebrates life of teen who died in car crash

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Obama, Biden, Gates Twitter accounts hacked in bitcoin scam

Con artists on Wednesday apparently hacked into the Twitter accounts of technology moguls, politicians and major companies in an apparent bitcoin scam.

SPORTS

  Gibson So. quarterback Brady Allen officially commits to Purdue

  Osborne uses consistency to win Evansville Women’s City Golf Tournament

Former Castle High School and University of Evansville star Kayla Osborne came into Sunday’s final round with a two-stroke lead.

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  Morton Solar donates solar energy systems to CAPE homes

Ohio Co. releases new details on upcoming school year

  Dubois Co. Council votes in favor of cameras in bus stop arms

Gov. Pritzker announces New Mitigation Plan to prevent resurgence of COVID-19

  Owensboro Police: Woman arrested in connection to early morning fire

Owensboro Police say a 27-year-old Owensboro woman is facing an arson charge in connection to an early morning fire.

Man arrested, accused of sexual assault on a minor in Madisonville

  New date set for Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra Maestro’s farewell concert

  Evansville Mayor Winnecke’s mask mandate goes into effect

  A chief economist explains the national coin shortage

Owensboro business hosting drive-thru job fair