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Chad And Jac’s Pre-Radiothon Message [VIDEO]

We say it every year, and it's completely true... Thursday and Friday are our two most favorite work days of each year. It's time for our WBKR St. Jude Radiothon. We have an amazing celebrity phone bank lined up for y'all, St. Jude families will be joining us in the studio, Jerry Morris and the Angels for Ashley cooking team are ready to go and our 2015 St. Jude song is ready for its debut. There's only one thing we weren't counting on... this winter storm.

But, as our dear friend Jerry Morris said, "Cancer doesn't stop because of the snow and we won't either." We will continue on with our St. Jude Radiothon and here's why...

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VisitOwensboroKY via YouTube
VisitOwensboroKY via YouTube
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Smothers Park Ranked in the Top 20 in the ’50 Best Playgrounds In America’ [VIDEO]

This is really cool! Early Childhood Education Zone has named its "50 Best Playgrounds in America" and look which park landed at number 18!

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube
92.5 WBKR via YouTube
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Owensboro’s Gambrinus Makes a Top Ten List…But in What Category? [VIDEO]

I love it when I discover that Owensboro has been included on just about ANY website's top ten list, whatever the category. So long as it's a "best of" type list.

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OPD
OPD
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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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Owensboro Fire Department via Facebook
Owensboro Fire Department via Facebook
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Firefighter Position Open With The City Of Owensboro

Have you always wanted to be a firefighter or know someone who has? The City of Owensboro has an open position for firefighter and the application process is underway. The process to become a firefighter is very extensive and lasts several months.

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube
92.5 WBKR via YouTube
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Dave Spencer Conquers ‘Mount Gabe’ [VIDEO]

When I was a little kid, my dad took a picture of me on top of one of those big snow mountains in Wesleyan Park Plaza. For the life of me, I have no idea where it is or I'd share it.

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RTimages, ThinkStock
RTimages, ThinkStock
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Warming Center To Open Thursday And Friday Night In Owensboro

The next few nights are going to be very cold and the Daviess County Fiscal Court wants to make sure everyone has shelter from the predicted frigid temperatures.

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rrvachov, ThinkStock
rrvachov, ThinkStock
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“We Are One” FREE Concert Coming Soon

"We Are One, Night of Worship" is coming to the Riverpark Center. Join over 17 local churches supporting this FREE concert, Sunday, March 15th at 6:00pm. The Jeremy Calloway Band will be performing for the show. The all-ages show is free, but they are accepting donations toward building Hope Centers in Central America. 

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WKRBC
WKRBC
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The Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center Needs Donations

Due to several blood drives being cancelled because of the inclement weather, the Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center is in need of all types of blood.

Here is a statement with options to donate this week:

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OPD
OPD
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City of Owensboro Taking Applications For Police Officer

Are you or someone you know interested in a career in law enforcement? Well, here's your chance. The City of Owensboro is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer with the Owensboro Police Department. The deadline to apply for the position is March 6th, 2015. The OPD is hosting a free forum, regarding the requirements and more information about becoming a police officer for the public.

Via the OPD...

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Dave’s Owensboro Bucket List: Andria’s Candies [VIDEO]

I can't remember exactly how Andria's Candies came up in conversation recently, but I'm glad it happened when it happened. With Valentine's Day just a couple of days away, it's the perfect time to put this Owensboro institution on my bucket list.

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Danny Beeler, Heart of the City Design
Danny Beeler, Heart of the City Design
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Big O Music Fest Pre-Sale Thru Friday

 

The Big O Music Fest returns to Owensboro August 15th! I don't know about you, but I'm always ready for the Party of the Year! Now, the line-up hasn't been announced yet, but you can get your tickets to the show, today thru 10:00pm Friday, February 13th, at a discounted price! Let's be honest, you're going to the show regardless of who's there, ha! And, with the past line-ups, you know that the 2015 show will be awesome!

Today thru Friday, you can save 10% on your tickets to The Big O!

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