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Brett Wharff
Brett Wharff
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I’m Voting for My Favorite Mascot…and It’s the PANTHER!

Alright, gang! It's coming down to the wire. The WBKR Mascot Contest is about to wrap up. You have until 11:59:59PM Thursday, February 25th, to vote! And I'm here to make a personal plea!

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Kentucky Mavericks
Kentucky Mavericks
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Kentucky Mavericks Hosting Military Appreciation Night

Your 9-0 Kentucky Mavericks have a home game this Sunday at 4:00pm against the Lake Michigan Admirals at the Owensboro Sports Center. The Mavericks are also making this game a Military Appreciation Night!

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Birmingham Women's Hospital Offers Technological Advances In Its Care
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Owensboro Health Announcing New Camera System For Neonatal ICU [VIDEO]

A premature baby needs a lot of care and sometimes his or her family can't be there for every check-up or procedure. At Owensboro Health, the NICU is introducing a new camera system for parents to check in on their little ones whenever they want.

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Jupiterimages via ThinkStock
Jupiterimages via ThinkStock
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City Of Owensboro Taking Applications For Firefighter And Police Officer

The City of Owensboro is now in the active hiring process for police officer and firefighter. The deadline for turning in your application for police officer is February 19th and deadline for firefighter is March 4th.

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Lady Mavs via Kentucky Mavericks
Lady Mavs via Kentucky Mavericks
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Lady Mavs Dance Team Hosting Dance Clinic

You've seen the Lady Mavs rockin' out the Kentucky Mavericks game and now your little dancers can join them!

The Lady Mavs are hosting a dance clinic for kids ages 3 and up on Saturday, February 27th!

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WBKR
WBKR
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Get To Know The Canadian Forces Snowbirds [VIDEO]

The Owensboro Air Show is back October 1st and 2nd in downtown Owensboro and I had a chance to meet two of the pilots from The Canadian Forces Snowbirds! This will be the first time in Owensboro for them and they are SO excited for October!

Take a look as Naughty (yep, that's really his call-sign, ha) shows me around the plane!

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Rick Diamond/Getty Images; Thinkstock
Rick Diamond/Getty Images; Thinkstock
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How Does the ‘Urban Dictionary’ Define Owensboro and Kentucky?

Keeping up with slang terminology used to take some doin'. But now that you pop anything into the online Urban Dictionary, you're good to go.

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Google Earth
Google Earth
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Highway 54 Construction Project to Begin Soon

While it took some time for folks to get used to how quickly Highway 54 "sprung up," I think we're getting into a groove. The number of phone calls regarding wrecks on the stretch from the bypass to Thruston-Dermont Road has diminished in recent months.

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KrisSchmidt, ThinkStock
KrisSchmidt, ThinkStock
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Daviess County Public Schools Announce Make-Up Day

The Tri-State school systems have had several snow days this school year. Even thou we can't control Mother Nature, snow days can be a challenge for school administrators when it comes to making up those missed days.

Daviess County (Ky.) Public Schools just announced a make-up day for students to help with that problem.

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OboroPublicSchools via YouTube
OboroPublicSchools via YouTube
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Owensboro High School Percussion Ensemble Performs at KMEA Conference [VIDEO]

Okay, so I'm really new to the whole KMEA thing. And I am seriously impressed. First, I learn that the ultra-cool National Anthem tradition at the Hyatt in Louisville is a tradition that dates back decades.

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube
92.5 WBKR via YouTube
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Why Is Everyone So Stressed Out at the Grocery Store? [VIDEO]

In recent weeks while shopping at Aldi or Wal-Mart or IGA or Kroger, I've noticed something.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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My Drive Mode Auto-Text Could Be a Little More Polite

I am not a rude person. Not by any stretch of the imagination. But some might think I am if they text me and get THIS response:

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