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(photo courtesy of Rick Nelson/Facebook)
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Harlem Shake Video from Color Blast 5K in Owensboro [Video]

The Color Blast 5K in downtown Owensboro was a tremendous hit and success.  Over 4,200 runners/walkers attended the event and stuck around for the big after-party at English Park!  There, each participant was handed a bag full of color and that color went flying when we decided to film a Color Blast 5K Harlem Shake video!  WATCH!!

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Owensboro’s PJ Starks Contributing to Family Video’s National Lymphoma Research Foundation Charity Drive

Last month, PJ Starks' Verite Cinema concluded its six-part film series, Unscripted: an Indie Film Xperience. Now, you'll be able to see that series' first installment as part of Family Video's national charity drive for the Lymphoma Research Foundation.

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U-Bounce Hosting Benefit Night For The American Cancer Society

Not sure about yours, but in my household, we love bouncy-houses. Carsyn loves going to U-Bounce here in Owensboro and I love how tired it makes her, ha!

This coming Monday, March 11th, U-Bounce is hosting an open bounce night to benefit the American Cancer Society.

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Local Wineries Featured At Upcoming Wine Tasting and Dinner

On Saturday, March 16th at the Sportsman Club in Fulda, Indiana, there will be a wine tasting and dinner to benefit Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society.

The Chateau restaurant will be catering dinner and three local wineries will be on hand for a tasting.

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Sign Up for Owensboro’s Color Blast 5K [Video]

Check this out!  If you've been wondering what a Color Blast 5K is, we've got you covered.  Check out this official video from the event in Los Angeles so you know what to expect when you sign up to get "Color Blasted" March 23rd in downtown Owensboro!

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Owensboro Parks And Rec’s 7th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Dash

The Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the 7th annual St. Patrick’s Day Dash on Saturday, March 16th. Events will consist of a 5K run/walk and a 10k run.

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Chris Herrell Caringbridge
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KWC Hosting A Bone Marrow Registry Drive In Honor Of Owensboro Native

Chris Herrell is 39 years old and has been married to his wife Laurie for 15 years. Chris is an Owensboro High School and Kentucky Wesleyan College graduate. He and his wife have three young children. Chris works for the Cincinnati Reds and was recently diagnosed with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), a rare form of blood cancer.

His only cure is a bone marrow transplant. Presently, no donors in the bone marrow registry match Chris. A match must be found to save his life.

KWC is hosting a bone marrow registry drive in honor of Chris Thursday, February 28th and Saturday, March 2nd.

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Jeanna & Ella Dreamer (image from Facebook)
Jeanna & Ella Dreamer (image from Facebook)
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Jeanna & Ella Dreamer: The St. Jude Video & Song

We first introduced you to Jeanna and Ella Dreamer two years ago during WBKR's St. Jude Radiothon.  And, you'll likely recall, they were the inspirations behind our 2012 St. Jude song "Dreamer."  This year, we decided to put faces with the names for you and make an official video for our original song.  Check this out!  It's moving, powerful and yet more testament as to why you should become a St. Jude Partner-In-Hope.

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The Official Video for “Thumbs Up” [Video]

His story truly inspired the world.  And, late last year, when Lane Goodwin's "Thumbs Up" craze spread like wildfire through the digital landscape, I think every single person who heard his story was inspired.  I know that I was.  And I decided that Lane was the perfect inspiration for this year's original St. Jude song. 

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Hey St. Jude: The Official St. Jude Video [Video]

The 2013 WBKR St. Jude Radiothon presented by Poole's Pharmacy Care is officially underway.  And THIS video pretty much sums up why we take 26 hours out of each broadcast year to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.  Check this out and watch as patients, parents, celebrities and more sing their version of The Beatles' "Hey Jude!"  This is AMAZING!

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Jerry Morris And Angels For Ashley Are Cookin’ For St. Jude

Jerry Morris, with Angels For Ashley, cooks just about everywhere! I always tease and say he has the best butt in the Tri-State! (Actually, he does!) Of course, I'm talking about boston butt! ;) This Thursday and Friday, he and his amazing team will be cooking up just about anything you can think of at Shoe Stop (Towne Square North, Owensboro), raising money for our St. Jude Radiothon.

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Join WBKR At Chick-fil-A TODAY!

Join me today during my Midday Show at Chick-fil-A here in Owensboro! I'll be broadcasting live until 2:00pm, kicking off our 10th annual Poole's Pharmacy Care WBKR St. Jude Radiothon!

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