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East View Elementary School Students Donate Toys To Christmas Wish

For the second year in a row, Amanda Davis' 5th grade class at East View Elementary School decided to forgo their gifts to each other and donate those gifts to Christmas Wish. I went to the school today, collected the toys and the kiddos were SO excited to give.

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Lee Brice and Wife Welcome Baby Boy

I love country music and I love brand new babies... so, put those two together and I'm one happy camper! Lee Brice and his wife just welcomed another baby boy to their family! I'd say this is one household and tour bus that will never be the same!

Amanda Hensel has the full story...

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Run Run Rudolph 5K Rescheduled for Saturday, Dec 14th!

Okay, Mother Nature threw us a curvevball last Saturday and dumped ice and a half a foot of snow on our Run Run Rudolph 5K.  But that's not going to stop us or the Santa Claus Land of Lights from hosting this event.  In fact, we have REOPENED online registrations and are ready to show you our official Run Run Rudolph t-shirts, antlers and very shiny noses!  LOOK!

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WBKR’s Run Rudolph 5K is Tomorrow at Santa Claus Land of Lights [Video]

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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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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