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SMOTHERS PARK TOP 20 IN US

The website Early Childhood Education Zone named its top 50 playgrounds in the US, and Smothers landed in the top 20!

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Run From The Cops 5K!

The 3rd annual Run From The Cops 5K is in April! Check out the info from the Owensboro Police Department.

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Read Across America Day [Video]

It's National Read Across America Day and Chad spent the morning reading with students at Newton Parrish Elementary School. Watch!

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The Ohio River Wins Most Polluted For Seventh Year

Come on.... I used to swim in this thing!  The main water source for most of us here in the Tri-State is the Ohio River.  From what I learned in the past I believe that "Ohio" was an Indian term for... wait for it.... Beautiful.  This beautiful winding waterway is the most polluted body of water in the United States seven years running. 

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OPD’s “Run From The Cops 5K” Registration

I typically wouldn't recommend running from the police, but there is one exception... the Run From The Cops 5K! It's the third annual event for the Owensboro Police Department and registration is now open!

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WBKR Celebrates National Read Across America Day at Newton Parrish Elementary [Video]

Today is National Read Across America Day and I decided to spend the morning in the library at Newton Parrish Elementary School.  While I was there, Pancake Patty Moore (who's the librarian at the school) rounded up some students and we recited the National Read Across America Day oath.  Check this out!

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Gavin Howard Selling St. Jude T-Shirts Friday at Shoe Stop [Photos]

Last year, during the WBKR St. Jude Radiothon, Gavin Howard, of Knottsville, Kentucky, made a whopping presentation to our tote board.  He brought in an envelope containing $12,000!  He made that money selling t-shirts he designed.  This year, Gavin has been at it again.  And, this year, he has a brand new design.

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Jerry Morris & the Angels for Ashley Cooking Team Gearing Up for St. Jude

The 2015 WBKR St. Jude Radiothon is this Thursday and Friday and Jerry Morris and the Angels for Ashley Cooking Team will again be serving up delicious barbecue outside Shoe Stop at Towne Square North.  Here's what's on the menu, how you can order and details on some really cool new additions to this year's fundraising efforts.

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