Here's what you need to know for Friday January 25, 2019

Weather from Eyewitness NewsToday...Plenty of Sunshine...Cold...WSW 5-10...High 25. Tonight...More Clouds...A Little Snow...Minor Accumulations Overnight...Not as Cold...SW-5-10...Low 20. Saturday...Clouds & Some Sun...A Little Snow Possible...High 35

So far, in January, there have been 140 cases of the flu recorded at Owensboro Health. The hospital is now taking precautions to prevent further spreading of the flu.

- Visitors should be kept to a minimum and should only include persons essential for the patient's care and emotional well-being.

- No children under age 18 will be allowed to visit patients.

- Anyone with a cold, respiratory illness or flu symptoms is asked to refrain from visiting. 

Walmart is increasing their truck drivers pay to almost 90,000 and they are looking to hire hundreds of new drivers this year.

As downtown Evansville continues to grow, the Evansville Board of Public Works has approved a new walkway that will cross over Locust Street. The walkway will connect the existing parking garage to the new Deaconess Clinic.
Purple Aces fans won’t see head coach Walter McCarty on the sidelines at tomorrow’s game. The MVC has suspended McCarty for one game after he made some negative comments about the officials following Wednesday’s loss to Drake. “I accept full responsibility for what happened, I know the referees have a tough job and I let my emotions get the best of me,” McCarty said.  “I apologize to the referees, the MVC and the University of Evansville community and our team. This is not the way I want to represent those groups and will use this as a learning tool for myself going forward.”


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