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Lexington-Based Company Will Sell Kentucky-Scented Candles

What does Kentucky smell like? Well, there's a small company in Lexington that has rounded up aromas that are unique to the Bluegrass State and has applied them to candles.

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$1.39 a Gallon?!? Yep…After a Very Nice Surprise in the Check-Out Line

I'm old enough to remember when the price of gas was well below two dollars on a regular basis. So this recent huge drop is not only a welcome surprise but also a little nostalgic.

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Winter is Coming: How to Prepare Your Car for Cold Temps

Winter preparedness can save a lot of misery when the cold actually hits.  Let's check a few small things that can keep "old Betsy" firing up all winter long!

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Kentucky’s Transportation Cabinet Says Low Gas Prices Could Be Costly

I don't know about you, but I've been enjoying spending well under $3 a gallon for gasoline, of late. I think I saw $2.71 on some sign on the way into work. I dig it.

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Owensboro’s Sears Store to Close in December

I remember when Towne Square Mall opened in 1978. The excitement leading up to the big event was palpable. Owensboro was finally going to get a mall.

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Owensboro Filmmaker Starks Hits Fundraising Goal, Able to Continue Shooting Horror Anthology [VIDEO]

While the first of the five parts of Owensboro film production company Verite Cinema's horror anthology Volumes of Blood has been finished, the completion of the project was up in the air...until now.

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ALDI Conducting Hiring Events in July and August

In May, it was announced that discount supermarket chain, ALDI, was coming to Owensboro. In fact, work has already begun out on Highway 54 between Highland Elementary School and Wal-Mart

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Why Do Gas Prices Around Here Have to Be So @#$% High?

I was driving back from Nashville Sunday evening and stopped at a little place just north of the city--but still likely in the Nashville metro--to get gas.

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Kentucky Restaurant’s No Tipping Policy Raising Eyebrows

Packhouse Meats is a new restaurant in Newport, Kentucky. It opened in January. And...it has a "no tipping" policy.

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(Photo courtesy of Ron Harmon)
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Tickets Selling Fast for WBKR Night at the Opry

WBKR Night at the Opry is just a couple of weeks away and tickets are going quickly!  It's Saturday, April 19th at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee.  And WBKR listeners can buy exclusive discount tickets.  And there are two different options available.  One option will get you into the show.  The second option includes an exclusive backstage tour!

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Chad "Chicken" Benefield
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The New Rooster Booster Emcee Is …

The Owensboro Daviess County Chamber of Commerce announced their new Rooster Booster Emcee this morning.  I am pleased to say it is my co-host Chad Benefield!  You will be hearing more about this tomorrow with the WBKR Waking Crew

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5 Things to Know About Your 401(k) — Like What Exactly Is a 401(k)?

Be honest: Do you really know what a 401(k) is? Because a lot of people don't—even people who have one. Let us try to explain it to you.

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