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

We first introduced you to Jeanna and Ella Dreamer three 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.  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 Chad decided that Lane was the perfect inspiration for this year's original St. Jude song. 

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Jerry Morris and the Angels for Ashley Team Cooking for St. Jude; Take a Quick Tour of the Goods [VIDEO]

It's become a traditional part of the Poole's Pharmacy Care St. Jude Radiothon that Jerry Morris and his Angels for Ashley Cooking Team spend Thursday and Friday barbecuing for St. Jude in front of Shoe Stop at Towne Square North in Owensboro.

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Thumbs Up For Lane Receives 2014 Eagle Rare Life Award [VIDEO]

The entire nation was captivated and joined support for Lane Goodwin during his fight with cancer. I think it's safe to say that the Tri-State really took Lane and his family in during their journey and felt like we'd lost one of our own when he passed.

One of Lane's wishes was to find the cause of and a cure for cancer. His family took this challenge head on by starting the Thumbs Up For Lane Goodwin Childhood Cancer Foundation. Recently, Lane's mother, Angie, and the Foundation received a national award, the 2014 Eagle Rare Life Award, in which they were awarded $40,000! The Eagle Rare Life Award was created to honor individuals who lead rare, inspirational lives.

I'm so proud of them for all the hard work that they have put into this ongoing fight for a cure for childhood cancer. Here is the official 2014 Eagle Rare Life Award Grand Prize Winner video.

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Undefeated: Sneak Preview of WBKR’s 2014 St. Jude Song [Video]

Jaclyn and I are so excited to share with you our St. Jude song for this year's radiothon.  A couple of weeks ago, we were in the studio with Matt Gray at Gray Sky Music and thought we'd give you a little sample of what to expect.  Take a listen!

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The St. Jude Celebrity Phone Bank Line-Up [Photos]

This year's Celebrity Phone Bank for the WBKR St. Jude Radiothon is the biggest we have ever had and Jaclyn and I are so excited to welcome some our best friends and musicians to the event.  Wanna sneak peek at who'll be joining us?  Check this out!

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TV Anchor Emotionally Shows Off Real Hair After Battling Breast Cancer [VIDEO]

Pam McKelvy is one tough woman.

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Guns & Hoses Coming Up! Watch A Fight! [VIDEO]

Guns and Hoses is coming up soon! It's the annual boxing match at The Ford Center between firemen and police officers, which benefits 911 Gives Hope. This afternoon, EPD Chief Billy Bolin came into the WBKR studios to talk about the event. I told him that I'd never been able to see the matches in the previous years and he pointed me in the direction of Youtube. Turns out there are tons of videos online that show you just how serious the fighters take these bouts!

Take a look and check it out!

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Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
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City of Owensboro Announces Moonlight Ride for St. Jude

Here at WBKR, we are so excited to be involved with a brand new event here in the City of Owensboro.  And we're even more thrilled that the Moonlight Ride will benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  Here's the scoop on what we have planned for this exciting moonlight bike ride!

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Chad and Jac are Sweatin’ for St. Jude — Here’s the Live Stream

We are just minutes away from our first-ever Sweatin' for St. Jude event and Jaclyn and Chad are gearing up to spend 12 hours on side-by-side treadmills at the Owensboro Family YMCA.

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The Sweatin’ for St. Jude Photo Shoot [Photos]

We are just days away from our first-ever Sweatin' for St. Jude event and Jaclyn and I are gearing up to spend 12 hours on side-by-side treadmills at the Owensboro Family YMCA.  To give you an idea of what to expect, Jac and I went over to the Y to become acquainted with our treadmills and pose for some publicity shots.  And, naturally, it was a hot mess.

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Meet Jagger: Our SPARKY Pet of the Week

This cat's got moves like Jagger!  In fact, this adorable feline is named Jagger and he's our SPARKY Pet of the Week!

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