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WBKR Visits The Daniel Pitino Shelter [VIDEO]

WBKR visited The Daniel Pitino Shelter Tuesday, kicking off our "It's Time" community service campaign and I think I can speak for everyone when I say, we left feeling extremely blessed and thankful. We had the pleasure of serving lunch to 175 people and a much better understanding of what the Pitino Shelter really offers this community.

Take a look as James and I discuss the shelter.

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First Diagnosed Case of Ebola in U.S. Has Occurred in Dallas [VIDEO]

They say you don't mess with Texas. Well, now, Texas is going to have to mess with the Ebola virus as Dallas is now playing host to the first diagnosed case of the potentially deadly virus in the United States.

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How to Make a Scarecrow + Great Fall Decoration Bargains in Owensboro

For inspiration go online and search for fall scenes using words like, Fall Yard Display with pumpkins and mums. If you love Pinterest, like I do that is a great source of ideas, as well. - Jackie McCarthy

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Here At WBKR, We Think “It’s Time” To Help

How many times do you see a fundraiser, non-profit organization or someone in need and think... "Someone should help them"? Well, here at WBKR, we think "It's Time" for us to help... All of us. We have such an amazing Tri-State community and we know that you can and will help out good causes right here. We will be focusing on several non-profits and local businesses thru the year and we'll be asking for YOUR help. We could be cleaning up a cemetery or running a blood drive, you just never know, but we will helping.

Our first project with It's Timeis Tuesd

ay, September 30th and we'll be serving lunch at the Daniel Pitino Shelter. Now, here's where YOUR help comes in...

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Zombie Zumba “Thriller” [VIDEO]

We had a BLAST at the Hines Center Friday night for Zombie Zumba! If you weren't there, you missed it! Everyone looked awesome in their zombie get-ups and the Zumba was kickin'! (Pun intended, ha!)

As promised, our instructor, Jessica Fleischmann, taught us the Zumba "Thriller" dance! Check out our video and let us know what you think!

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Dave Spencer’s Owensboro Bucket List: JD’s Restaurant [VIDEO]

My previous stop--at the Island Dairy Freeze--was categorized as part of the "Tri-State Bucket List." I've narrowed it down here to the Owensboro Bucket List and an entry everyone must check off, at some point.

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My Ride-A-Long With The OPD

In conjunction with with the Owensboro Police Department's Citizens Academy, I got to go on a ride-a-long with an OPD officer. It was really cool! I have to give a big shout out to Officer Russelburg for letting me tag along this morning. Poor thing was trapped in his car with me for hours, ha!

Here's some of the things we did...

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Research Concierge Hosting Fundraising Cookout Saturday

I've said it before and I'll say it again... Jerry Morris has the best butt in the Tri-State! Don't raise your eyebrows at me, it's true, ha! If you've never experienced his cooking, Saturday is your day! Go ahead and get your food for the weekend taken care of now!

Research Concierge is hosting a fundraiser this Saturday, September 20th from 1p-3p at 1010 Allen Street, Owensboro. This is a pre-sale event only (pick-up during the event), selling chickens, ribs and butts. Meat will be cooked by Jerry Morris and the Angels for Ashley cooking team. 

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National Classic To Join Tri-State Christmas Parades

When I saw this news, I may have squealed a little... This year, the Owensboro Daviess County and Evansville Christmas Parade will be joined by some pretty famous, fuzzy feet! Yep... the Budweiser Clydesdal

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Back Alley Musicals’ 2014-15 Season Tickets On Sale Now

Want to see four great musicals for just $85.00? Back Alley Musicals 2014-15 season tickets are now available.

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Register To Win A FREE WBKR T-Shirt!

Have you seen the awesome shirt that NIMCO, Inc designed just for our WBKR listeners?!? You'll love it! If you haven't, click HERE to see our air staff model them, ha!

Here's the deal... 30 Days of Giveaways starts now! That means, we'll be giving away these cool shirts all day, everyda

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The Hwy 60 Yard Sale Is Back!

If you're like me, you look forward to the Hwy 60 yard sale all year long! Over 200 miles, through eight Western Kentucky counties, of hundreds of great deals! Plus, lots of snacking and sightseeing!

Maybe you want to join in the sale? Want to map out your route? Here's more info!

Via the Hwy 60 website...

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