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Chad here! After 9 years of being one half of The WBKR Waking Crew, I am now one half of the all-new CB Radio Show here on WBKR! Our show runs 6a-9am CST Monday through Friday and I also co-host The BKR's Dozen Countdown with Dave Spencer each Saturday morning at 8am. In addition to flapping my lips on the air, I emcee a variety of events all over the state of Kentucky. I emcee charity functions, beauty pageants and dance competitions. I love country music. In fact, I love all kids of music. I listen to everything from Justin Moore to Katy Perry to Sam Smith to David Nail to Kings of Leon to Garth Brooks to Kelly Clarkson to J Hud and Pitbull. I love tennis, running, and reality television. When I am not working I am likely on the sectional watching The Blacklist, Project Runway, The Biggest Loser, American Horror Story, and pretty much anything on The Tennis Channel or ESPN. I vacation . . . a lot! I love Mexico and any place I can get to on a cruise ship.
Animarida/Animal Place via YouTube
Animarida/Animal Place via YouTube
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Mr. G and Jellybean: Goat and Burro Reunited [Video]

I am gonna own it.  I saw this story on the news and I cried.  Did you hear about Mr. G and Jellybean?  An animal sanctuary rescued a goat named Mr. G from a hoarder.  But, for days, he just sat around completely depressed and refused to eat.  Then, the folks at Animal Place learned that Mr. G had been living with a burro named Jellybean who was his best friend.  So, the staff decided to reunite them.  And THIS happened!

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Category: Animals, Videos
Photo by Tad
Photo by Tad
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Chad’s Great Nephew Caiden: A Movie Star in Training [Photos]

Ripe hot messes run in my family.  And my great nephew Caiden is no exception.  This boy is already proving to be like the rest of us . . . very funny, insanely defiant and a touch dramatic.  LOL!  He was in full force on Memorial Day at the family cookout.  And it occurred to me that he's a little movie star in the making.  In fact, he already reminds me of some of pop culture's most recognizable icons.  LOOK!

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Category: Humor, Newsletter, Photos
(Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
(Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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Little Big Town to Host Country’s Night to Rock [Video]

The CMA Music Festival is coming up next week in Nashville and you know what that means?  Camera crews from ABC will again be on hand filming segment's for Country's Night to Rock, which is set to air Tuesday, August 5th.  And Little Big Town has confirmed that they will again host the special.  Check out this video they created to celebrate the news!

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Five Ways to Get Rid of Mosquitoes with Household Products

The other day, I beat the crap out of a mosquito.  I have these big veins in my forearms that scream "Dine In or Carry Out" and I get bitten and vein-drained by those little suckers all the time.  This topic came up a couple of weeks ago on my morning show and I got some really interesting calls and advice about how to get rid of mosquitoes and keep them from biting you.  Turns out, some of the most effective ways are found at home- in your kitchen, laundry room, bathroom and fridge.

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Category: What's New
(Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for St. Jude)
(Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for St. Jude)
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Chase Rice, Dustin Lynch, Eric Paslay and Maggie Rose Headline Free Concerts at Indiana State Fair

Ready! Set! Roll! The Indiana State Fair kicks off August 1st and will again feature seventeen days of awesome and FREE live music.  And this year's list of acts playing on The Free Stage is full of some of the hottest newcomers in country music, including Chase Rice, Dustin Lynch, Maggie Rose and Eric Paslay.  Check out the full schedule here!

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WBKR Joins Movement to Keep Evansville Beautiful

This is cool and we are VERY proud and honored to be a part of the movement.  Keep Evansville Beautiful is a citizen action group dedicated to creating a "beautiful, healthy and inviting outdoor environment in the greater Evansville area."  And WBKR is joining its sister stations across the river as an official sponsor of the group's efforts.  In fact, our station logo is now prominently featured on Keep Evansville Beautiful's trash boxes.  LOOK!

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Kenneth King/Dream Copy Photography
Kenneth King/Dream Copy Photography
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Battle for the Big O Audition Dates Announced

The Battle for the Big O, the tristate's premiere talent contest is back!  It's your chance to win $1,000 and open the 2014 Liquid Ninja Big O Music Fest on Saturday, August 16th.  Do you have what it takes to stand on the stage and open for country music legends like Hank Williams Jr, The Charlie Daniels Band and more?  If so, then check out these audition dates and the official rules for the contest!  The Battle for the Big O is presented by Henderson Chevy Buick GMC.  Cross that money-saving bridge!

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Neil Bradley/Joe Lowe (Facebook)
Neil Bradley/Joe Lowe (Facebook)
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American Red Cross to Honor Neil Bradley and Joe Lowe as Heroes of the Year

The American Red Cross has big plans for their annual "Heroes" luncheon which is coming up on Friday, June 20th at the National Guard Armory here in Owensboro.  They plan to honor, posthumously, Neil Bradley and Joe Lowe, for their dedication and long list of contributions to the Red Cross. 

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