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It Only Takes ONE Minute To Enter To Win A Car! [VIDEO]

I get it... you're busy. Sara's at soccer, Billy has baseball and your in-laws are coming over for dinner... it's a busy day. But, I don't know anyone who is too busy to take ONE minute out of their day to possibly win a 2014 Chevy Spark!!

How hard is it to enter... watch this and see!

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Jac’s Big O Party TODAY!

By now, surely everyone around these here parts knows how great a cook Jerry Morris is, right?!? Well, today, Jerry and his Angels for Ashley cooking team are right here at the station, cookin' up some delicious plate lunches for y'all! How does a pulled pork sandwich, potato salad and baked beans sound? Yummy!

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OPD via Facebook
OPD via Facebook
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Meet Vendo: The OPD’s New K-9 [PHOTO]

The Owensboro Police Department has made an addition to its' already impressive police force... Meet Vendo! Vendo is the latest K-9 member of the OPD!

Here's more info from the OPD about the cute pup!

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Steve Frost, Thinkstock
Steve Frost, Thinkstock
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70th Anniversary Commemoration of D-Day Event Schedule For Owensboro

On Saturday, June 7th at 1:00pm, there will be a 70th Anniversary Commemoration of D-Day at the Owensboro Sportscenter. This event will honor veterans who served in World War II and recognize the 70th anniversary of the Allied Invasion at Normandy, France.

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Fetta Specialty Pizza via Facebook (This is the back patio)
Fetta Specialty Pizza via Facebook (This is the back patio)
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Fetta Specialty Pizza To Host Monthly St. Jude Benefit

I'm torn between the Mashed Potato and the Margaritaville pizza as my favorite... you? Oooh, don't forget those awesome bread knots! I'm, of course, talking about the awesome food at Fetta! If you haven't tried Fetta Specialty Pizza in downtown Owensboro, now's the time. Starting this Thursday, June 5th, Fetta will host a St. Jude benefit, and will continue the first Thursday of every month.

Here's how it's gonna work...

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iStock
iStock
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The 2014 Trunnell’s Peach Jam Pageants!

Saturday, July 12th is the Peach Jam at Trunnell’s Farm Market! This is a fun-filled, everything peachy day, including the Peach Pageant presented by Trunnell’s and WBKR!

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VeriteCinemaFilms via YouTube
VeriteCinemaFilms via YouTube
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Owensboro Filmmaker P.J. Starks Releases Short Film ‘A Mind Beside Itself’ for Free Streaming [VIDEO]

I've known Owensboro filmmaker P.J. Starks for about six years. It was in 2008 that he was a guest on The Screening Room, a talk show hosted by Chad Benefield and myself from 2001 through 2011.

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Wendell Foster Center via Facebook
Wendell Foster Center via Facebook
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Wendell Foster Hosting Family Day and Concert Saturday!

Join the Wendell Foster Center this Saturday, May 17th for Family Day and a FREE concert! Family Day activities include face painting, a cake walk, pie eating contest and more. This will take place from 11:30am - 2:00pm.

Jeremy Calloway will be in concert following those activities starting at 2:00pm in the Sensory Park at the Wendell Foster campus.

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Sergey Peterman, ThinkStock
Sergey Peterman, ThinkStock
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Jac’s Big O Party Thursday To Benefit The American Cancer Society

Join us tomorrow, Thursday, for another Jac's Big O Party! The party series are brought to you all summer long by the Liquid Ninja Big O Music Fest and you'll have a chance to win tix to the show.

Tomorrow we will be raising money for the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life with $5.00 lunches. We'll have burgers, chips, a drink and a cookie... delicious!

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Friday After 5, via Facebook
Friday After 5, via Facebook
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Friday After 5 Kicks Off This Week!

Friday After 5 is one of my favorite things about summers in Owensboro. I love going down to the riverfront and enjoying all of the fun activities they have. FA5 is fun for your whole family and the fun begins THIS Friday, May 16th!

Check out the musical line-up for this week!

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Hope for Harlie, via Facebook
Hope for Harlie, via Facebook
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Hope For Harlie Motorsports Fest TONIGHT!

Have plans for tonight? Well, if so, cancel them! If not, I've just made you some! There is a big event tonight to support Harlie Bryant at Maloney's in Owensboro and YOU need to be there!

Here are the details...

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TsM
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Dave Spencer’s BBQ Fest Survival Pack #BBQFESTIVAL

We are getting ready to head down to the BBQ Festival - and I remembered that there are a few things that you always need to remember to take with you.

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