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WBKR’s Run Rudolph 5K at Santa Claus Land of Lights – Weather Update

Run Run Rudolph Postponed
Unfortunately, due to the winter weather we are experiencing, we have decided to reschedule the Run Run Rudolph 5K to next Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 4 PM.

For questions, please contact Melanie Leach at melanie.leach@townsquaremedia.com.

It's almost here.  WBKR's first-ever Run Run Rudolph 5K inside the LED story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer at the Santa Claus Land of Lights.  To give you an idea how cool and fun this race/walk is going to be, I threw on some antlers and went inside.  Check this out!

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Christmas Wish Fundraiser At Tumbleweed Thursday

Tumbleweed Restaurant here in Owensboro is always helping out local organizations and causes with fundraisers. Well, this time... it's for us! Join us Thursday, December 5th at Tumbleweed and they will donate up to 15% of the proceeds from your meal to Christmas Wish!

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Owensboro Symphony Orchestra Hosts Christmas Tour Of Homes

I love Christmas decorations! To me, there's nothing like getting cozy on the couch, surrounded by Christmas lights and beautiful holiday decor. I love seeing what others do in their homes as well. So, for me, the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra's Christmas Tour of Homes is a must attend!

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Registration Underway for Color Blast 5K 2014 in Owensboro

Last year's Color Blast 5K was a huge record-setting success.  Over 4,000 runners and walkers joined us in downtown Owensboro for the biggest 5K in the history of Daviess County.  The goal for 2014's Color Blast is 6,000 runners/walkers and registrations are already underway.  Wanna join us?  Here's how!

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WBKR’s “Ultimate Dirty Santa Party” TONIGHT!

Have you been naughty or nice this year?  That's a question we ask ourselves this time of year . . . but not a question we'll be asking tonight.  No!  Tonight, we'll be asking, "Is Santa gonna be naughty or nice?"  WBKR's 3rd annual Ultimate Dirty Santa Party presented by Henderson Chevrolet Buick GMC is 6pm this evening at The Hines Center in Philpot.  One giant Christmas tree.  300 presents underneath it.  And YOU competing to win the best prizes! 

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Thumbs Up For Lane Goodwin Childhood Cancer Foundation Christmas Toy Drive

The Thumbs Up For Lane Goodwin Childhood Cancer Foundation is collecting toys for Christmas. The toys will be delivered to the Vanderbilt Children's Hospital Oncology Department for the children battling cancer.

There are several ways that YOU can help:

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Plans Announced for 2014 Color Blast 5K in Owensboro

Last year's Color Blast 5K was a huge record-setting success.  Over 4,000 runners and walkers joined us in downtown Owensboro in the biggest 5K in the history of Daviess County.  And, now, plans have been announced for the 2014 event and registration begins this Saturday!

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The Worst Ultimate Dirty Santa Gift Ever! [Video]

Santa can be nice.  And, at our annual Ultimate Dirty Santa Party he can be downright naughty.  Just ask Barbara Grooms, who a couple of years ago got some pretty awful lumps of coal from Dirty Old Saint Nicholas!  Take a look at the video!  You won't believe what Barbara left the party with!

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The Worst Ultimate Dirty Santa Gift Ever! [Video]

Santa can be nice.  And, at our annual Ultimate Dirty Santa Party he can be downright naughty.  Just ask Barbara Grooms, who a couple of years ago got some pretty awful lumps of coal from Dirty Old Saint Nicholas!  Take a look at the video!  You won't believe what Barbara left the party with!

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Run Run Rudolph Registration Continues

Here at WBKR, we are very excited about our brand new 5K event.  Run Run Rudolph will take place 4pm, Saturday, December 7th at the Santa Claus Land of Lights.  Yep!  We're going to be running (and walking) through the classic story of Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer and we're celebrating by giving our runners reindeer t-shirts, antlers and, of course, a very shiny nose!  Registration continues here at WBKR.com and we want to you to come join us an play in our brand new reindeer game!

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WBKR Remembers Neil Bradley [Video]

What a difference a couple of years can make in someone's life.  It was May of 2011 that Neil Bradley, from the American Red  Cross, visited the WBKR studios to teach members of our staff CPR.  Over the years, Neil has been in our studios multiple times on behalf of the Red Cross to chat about health, safety and First Aid initiatives.  He always brought with him a smile, a great sense on humor and an undeniable enthusiasm.  And it is with heavy hearts that we share the news this morning that Neil Bradley has passed away.

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Submit Your Christmas Wish Letter Now

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas . . . everywhere you go.  And you know what that means.  It's time for Christmas Wish!  In fact, this marks the 37th annual WBKR/WOMI Telecom Pioneers Christmas Wish program and we are again making sure that every child in the tri-state gets a letter from Santa.  We are now accepting Christmas Wish letters and we've included some handy tips to guide you along in the process. 

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