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Tickets For The USA Gymnastics Championship In Louisville, On Sale Now

If you're a gymnastics fan, you'll want to take a look at this! The USA Gymnastics Championships are coming to Louisville! The national championships for acrobatic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline/tumbling will be held at both the Kentucky International Convention Center and the KFC Yum! Center.

The five-day event is scheduled for July 15th - 19th and tickets are on sale now. The finals for the majority of the senior elite events are set for Saturday, July 19th at the KFC Yum! Center, beginning at 6:00pm (EST).

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Adrienne Mayse
Adrienne Mayse
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Be Sure to Pack These Essential Safety Items for Your Next Camping, Hiking, Fishing or Hunting Trip

by Adrienne Mayse

I’m not one of those people that has an emergency generator under a tarp in my back yard. I don’t stock MREs in my basement or have shelves of canned food that I rotate regularly. Honestly, I wish I were, because you never know what might go wrong.

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Owensboro Area Quilter’s Guild Quilt Show 2014

I've always been in awe of those who have sewing talents. And, one of my favorite things I own is a quilt my Grandmother Graves made for me when I was a baby. If you're like me and truly appreciate the craft of quilting, you're going to be very excited about the upcoming Owensboro Area Quilter's Guild, going on this week!

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You are Invited to the Local Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation’s ‘Jake Day’ Event

Our local NWTF chapter, the Tri-State Thundering Toms, would like to welcome kids and their families out to the West Side Sportsman’s Club at 1000 N Peerless Rd. in Evansville this Saturday, June 21st from 9AM-3PM for their Annual Jake’s Day PLUS event.  Jake’s Day is fun for the whole family!  Kids can enjoy a free lunch, learn gun, campfire and boating safety, check out the Goose Hunt Simulator, do a little fishing in the Casting Contest, and much more!

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Category: Outdoor Expo
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon via YouTube
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon via YouTube
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Jeff Musial, Coming to Evansville and Owensboro in August, Paid a Wednesday Night Visit to Jimmy Fallon [VIDEO]

I grew up watching late night talk shows and the guests who'd bring animals were my favorites--Jim Fowler from Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom, Joan Embry from the San Diego Zoo, and, more recently, Jack Hanna from the Columbus Zoo.

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Get Your Tickets Today to See Jeff Musial – The Animal Guy!

Take a walk on the wild side with Jeff Musial and his exotic friends! From kangaroos to a baby spider monkey and reptiles galore get ready for an unforgettable experience. As seen on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and many appearances on The Today Show, iCarly, VH1 Big Morning Buzz and more, Jeff is the go-to for educational entertainment!

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Dave Spencer Learns Gun Safety at Red Brush Gun Range [VIDEO]

Last Thursday, I drove to the Red Brush Gun Range just outside of Newburgh. (By the way, Red Brush? Coolest name ever.) And it was there I learned gun safety tips from Evansville police officer Chuck Knoll.

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Jac’s Big O Party WEDNESDAY: Join Us To Say Goodbye To Moon

It's always a fun day when we have a Jac's Big O Party, but Wednesday's party is really special to us here at WBKR. Our fearless leader, Moon Mullins, is retiring from radio and we'll be sending him off in style!

Join us from 11:00am - 1:00pm for lunch and to wish him well on his new journey!

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(Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Country Thunder)
(Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Country Thunder)
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Chris Young Headlines Fall Lineup at Glema Mahr Center

Country music crooner Chris Young headlines the Fall 2014 season at the Glema Mahr Center in Madisonville.  Other acts include Lyle Lovett & His Large Band, Little River Band and more.  To see the full schedule at Glema Mahr, keep reading!

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Photo by Kenneth King/Dream Copy Photography
Photo by Kenneth King/Dream Copy Photography
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Two Battle For The Big O Auditions This Week

Do you know someone who has the talent to stand on stage and open the 2014 Big O Music Festival?  Well, there are two auditions this week for The Battle for the Big O.  Get full details and find out who's already qualified for the finale here!!

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OPD Opens Citizen’s Police Academy Registration

Every year the Owensboro Police Department hosts the Citizen's Police Academy, I always want to join... but, usually forget to register, ha. Well, not this year! My registration application is filled out and on the way to OPD... you should join me!

Here's more info from the OPD on what to expect from the academy:

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Daviess County Public Library Publishes Behind-the-Scenes Recap of River City Festival of Films [VIDEO]

On March 1st, 2014, the Owensboro Convention Center played host to the annual River City Festival of Films--an extraordinary event which has grown by leaps and bounds since its beginnings in a vacant space at Towne Square Mall.

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