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Owensboro Among Forbes Magazine’s Top Ten Small Cities for Jobs

Forbes Magazine has published a list of the top ten American cities that are trending upward in terms of job growth. And look who made the cut!

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Photo by Jordan Winders
Photo by Jordan Winders
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Chad and Jac Give Update from their Treadmills (VIDEO)

Around 9:20 I was heading out from helping Chad and Jac at Sweatin' for St. Jude and they sent a video update back. Take a look:

Hope to get back over there around lunch and maybe they will give us another update!

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Mary Beth Willis
Mary Beth Willis
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Meet WBKR’s Newest Intern Jenny Beth Willis

In most cases, when we get a new intern, we are REALLY introducing the new intern. But many of you already know our new intern.

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OPD via Facebook
OPD via Facebook
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OPD To Conduct Forum On Their Hiring Process

Ever wondered just how the Owensboro Police Department hires employees? Have you considered applying for a position at OPD? Well, here's your chance to find out more information!

The Owensboro Police Department is hosting a hiring forum Wednesday, February 19th from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. The event will be held in the Community Room at the station, 222 E 9th Street.

Here's what to expect from the event via the OPD:

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‘We Can’t Stay Here’ Sings Andy Brasher Live at WBKR [VIDEO]

While cleaning out my phone, I came upon this Andy Brasher performance clip I didn't think I'd shared with you. Turns out I was right.

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Facebook.comKirk Kirkpatrick
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Kirk Kirkpatrick’s Last Good News Call- Audio

Yesterday at Rooster Booster, it was the end of an era. Kirk Kirkpatrick, the MC of the breakfast for the last 37 years, was in front of the mic for the last time as MC. The event was huge and there were some really nice parts saying goodbye to Kirk

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photo by Jordan Winders
photo by Jordan Winders
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State of the City Address (Owensboro, KY)- Audio

This morning at Rooster Booster, we were treated to the State of the City Address.

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State of the County (Daviess County, KY)- Audio

This morning at Rooster Booster, we were treated to the State of the County Address.

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WBKR Snowball Fight

Earlier I saw a post by Dave Spencer about snow days. I started thinking about snow days growing up and one thing came to mind: Snowball Fights!

Well that gave me an idea. So I rounded up some of the people around the station and we had the First An

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Arnel Manalang
Arnel Manalang
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GRADD College and Job Explosion This Saturday

The Green River Area Development District, along with the Cliff Hagan Boys & Girls Club invites you to the College and Job Explosion. The event is Saturday, February 8th at the Boys & Girls Club at 3415 Buckland Square, Owensboro.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Can Anyone Make a Bigger Snow Angel Than Dave Spencer? [VIDEO]

After unusually mild winters the last couple of years, I just knew we'd get a real winter this year. And, boy, did we ever.

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Owensboro Symphony Orchestra
Owensboro Symphony Orchestra
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Owensboro Symphony Chorus to Hold “An Evening of George Gershwin”

I’ve mentioned before that one of my favorite musical works is Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue”. But that is not the only work of Gershwin that I like. From “Sometime” to an “American in Paris”, there are many works by Gershwin that I enjoy

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