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St. Jude Radiothon: An Interview with Jerry Morris [VIDEO]

The WBKR St. Jude Radiothon would not be complete without the hard work and generosity of the Angels for Ashley Cooking Team and its tireless (he might argue that one) leader, Jerry Morris.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Thankfully, Owensboro Doesn’t Rank Very High Among Kentucky’s Snobbiest Cities

A group of scientists (or maybe sociologists?) have crunched the numbers and come up with a ranking of the snobbiest cities in Kentucky.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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11 Kentucky Sites Added to National Historic Register But None from Owensboro Which, Nonetheless, Has Plenty Listed

I noticed that the National Register of Historic Places has added eleven Kentucky sites to the list, but none from Owensboro, or the tri-state for that matter.

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube
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Daviess County High School Celebrates Grand Opening of New Performing Arts Wing [VIDEO]

I'll jump on any opportunity to walk down memory lane at Daviess County High School, so when it was announced that the ribbon would be cut on the school's new performing arts wing on a Sunday afternoon open house, I was all over it.

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WBKR
WBKR
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Daviess County Middle School Providing Smoothies For Students [VIDEO]

Things just got a little sweeter for the students at Daviess County Middle School. The school recently received a grant in conjunction with the "Fuel Up to Play 60" program thru the National Football League and the National Dairy Council. This program encourages students to improve nutrition and physical activity at their school.

DCMS had a "Smoothie Kick-Off" Thursday during lunch, so naturally Chad and I had to check it out! 

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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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