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Word to yo mama! Thanks for reading my bio. I have hand-crafted it with love and tenderness to give you a sneak peak inside my soul. I am entering my 16th year working at WBKR and just can't believe how quickly the years have flown by. If you listen to The WBKR Waking Crew, thanks! If you don't . . . thanks. LOL! Though I work here at The Country Station, I love all kinds of music and my iPod is loaded up with everything from Thomas Rhett to Katy Perry to Emeli Sande to Kings of Leon to Garth Brooks to Kelly Clarkson to Fall Out Boy to Matchbox Twenty to that little wrecking ball Miley Cyrus. I am an avid tennis fan (I've played my whole life and it is my absolute favorite sport) and I run every single day. In fact, that's how I dropped 30 pounds in 18 months. And I love watching television to wind down. My favorite shows are all over the place just like my tastes in music. I love The Blacklist, The X Factor, Sleepy Hollow, The Biggest Loser, Dexter (though he's done), Project Runway, RuPaul's Drag Race, The Long Island Medium, Storm Chasers, American Horror Story, The Amazing Race 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.
(Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Stagecoach)
(Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Stagecoach)
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Win Eric Church Tickets in WBKR’s Hometown Shout-Out Contest

Eric Church is coming to The Ford Center in Evansville on Saturday, November 22nd.  And coming Monday to WBKR and WBKR.com, we'll have all your ticket info for you: prices, dates, presale and general public on sale info.  However, we are pretty pumped about our Hometown Shout-Out contest too!  It's going to give you the chance to WIN tickets before you can buy them.  Here's how it works . . .

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Chad’s List of the Five Worst Songs Ever Recorded [Video]

I was sitting in Pizza Roma on Carter Road Saturday night enjoying my delicious Hot Cheese Sticks and Baked Spaghetti.  About that time the song "Easy" by Lionel Richie & The Commodores started to play on the satellite radio.  I absolutely HATE that song and I immediately starting getting the bubble guts.  I can't tell you why.  I have absolutely no specific explanation for it.  But the song drives me up a wall and I literally have a physical reaction to it. Maybe something traumatic happened to me as a child while Lionel Richie was singing.  It's possible.  But the mere thought of that song makes my skin crawl like I'm in the movie Scanners or Bug with Ashley Judd.  Then it hit me.  There are other songs that have the same effect on me and I should share them as a public service.  So, here they are!  The Worst Five Songs Ever.  The five songs that make me want to take an ice pick and Sharon Stone my ear drums!

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JoAnn's Firecrackers
JoAnn's Firecrackers
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Recipe: JoAnn’s Firecrackers (Delicious!!)

My friend JoAnn Richardson, who works at U.S. Bank Home Mortgage and volunteers for a variety of charities like March of Dimes and Special Olympics Kentucky, told me about this recipe last Saturday at the March for Babies.  She promised she would make me some "firecrackers" and she did!  And they're so fire-breathing good, I am sharing recipe with YOU!  Check this out.  They're quick, easy, hot and spicy.  There is literally some fire up in these crackers! 

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Category: Food, Newsletter
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Win Cash With Kizzy’s Cash Kraze on WBKR

Oh, Lawd!  Miss Kizzy is taking over the airwaves the entire month of May and giving you the chance to WIN CASH in Kizzy's Cash Kraze.  And when we say "cash" we mean SERIOUS cash.  She'll give away one thousand dollars, twice each weekday on WBKR. And, she's giving away ten thousand dollars here at WBKR.com.  To find out what you have to do to win, KEEP READING!!

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(Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
(Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
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NBC’s Full Schedule for Kentucky Derby & Triple Crown Coverage

The 140th running of the Kentucky Derby is Saturday and NBC Sports Group has plans for an unprecedented 15 hours of coverage.  And that coverage gets underway on Wednesday.  Here's the full schedule of Kentucky Derby as well as plans for continued coverage of the Triple Crown.

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Photo courtesy of Eliminator
Photo courtesy of Eliminator
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ZZ Top Tribute Band Tonight at Owensboro Convention Center [Video]

Tribute Band Tuesdays continue tonight at the Owensboro Convention Center.  And we have a sneak peek of Eliminator- the famed ZZ Top tribute band who'll take the stage at 7pm.  Plus, we have ticket info and more!

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The Weather Channel
The Weather Channel
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Severe Weather Threat Continues Today

The National Weather Service is warning of another severe weather outbreak this afternoon and the tristate is right in the heart of the area of concern.  In fact, The Weather Channel has issued its TOR:CON ratings, which serve as a pretty accurate indicator of tornado-like conditions.  See what we're looking at here . . .

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CNN via YouTube
CNN via YouTube
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10 Tornado Facts That Will Blow Your Mind [Video]

For the second straight day, the tristate is under a severe weather threat and tornadoes are a strong possibility in portions of the WBKR listening area.  Over the weekend, CNN, knowing that the Midwest was facing multiple days of a serious tornado outbreak, published a really cool video about twisters.  Here are 10 Tornado Facts That Will Blow Your Mind.

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The Weather Channel
The Weather Channel
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Tornado Outbreak Forecast for Sunday and Monday

Hold onto Toto, Dorothy!  The National Weather Service is warning of a potential tornado outbreak for Sunday and Monday and some forecasters are saying the models closely resemble those from back in 1991, when a massive twister outbreak caused over one billion dollars worth of damage.  Here's the latest on what we can expect and when and how serious the threat is for us here in the Ohio Valley.

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Smithsonian Channel via YouTube
Smithsonian Channel via YouTube
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Why Do Humans Have Big Butts? [Video]

We have big butts and we cannot lie.  LOL!!  Did you ever wonder why humans have big butts?  Well, the Smithsonian appears to have the answer.  Check out this video from the Smithsonian Channel on YouTube.  It's pretty cool and, honestly, I would never have guessed this to be reason why there's so much junk in our trunks.

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Category: Health, Weird News

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