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2008-08-02 00:00:21

By CAROL WERSICH Courier & Press staff writer 464-7452 or wersichc@courierpress.com Security is the paramount issue among air travelers these days, but Evansville Regional Airport - like other commercial airports throughout the world - rely on videocassette recorder security systems whose nonspecific tapes can take hours, days and sometimes weeks to decipher when suspicious concerns arise.

2008-08-02 00:00:14

By JOHN LUCAS Courier & Press staff writer 464-7433 or lucasj@courierpress.com A half dozen Western Kentucky communities were nearly $4 million richer by the time Gov. Steve Beshear completed a whirlwind tour of the region Thursday afternoon. Beshear delivered grants...

2008-08-02 00:00:14

By PHIL POTTER If you want to hear a collective whine, just mention school is almost starting. Both kids and parents will voice their angst unless you offer fun ways to wrap up the rest of the summer or give a glimmer of hope for the coming weekends.

2008-07-26 00:00:28

By CAROL WERSICH, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7452 or wersichc@courierpress.com Greg Wathen took a Cape Air flight from Evansville Regional Airport to Indianapolis early Thursday morning, attended two business meetings in the morning, one meeting in the afternoon and looked forward to returning to Evansville by 5:30 p.m.

2008-07-25 00:00:39

By JOHN MARTIN, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7594 or martinj@courierpress.com Portable classrooms still will be in use at some Evansville public schools as administrators await voters' decision this fall on a long-term proposal to address overcrowding.

2008-07-24 00:00:41

By JOHN MARTIN, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7594 or martinj@courierpress.com A citizens group pushing for voter approval of several Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp. construction projects plans to organize as a local political action committee.

2008-07-23 00:00:40

By LIBBY KEELING, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7450 or keelingl@courierpress.com When Liz Evans, who just returned from a family trip to New Zealand, travels abroad, the 17-year-old said she tries not to have any expectations.

2008-07-23 00:00:40

By JOHN MARTIN, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7594 or martinj@courierpress.com Schoolchildren with limited English skills need to be kept in traditional classrooms rather than pulled out and taught separately, two university educators said recently. The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp.

2008-07-17 00:00:30

By MIZELL STEWART III, Courier & Press Editor 461-0799 or stewartm@courierpress.com EDITOR'S NOTE: In his first year on the job, the new superintendent of the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp.

2008-07-11 00:00:25

By JOHN MARTIN, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7594 or martinj@courierpress.com More social workers, mental health services and anti-drug and alcohol programs are coming to the region's rural school districts, thanks to a $5.6 million federal grant.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.