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Tennessee Titans Hosting Nine Open Practices For Fans

If you're like me, you're counting down the days until football is back! If you're also a Titans fan like me, you can get in on the action a little earlier than the start of the season. The Tennessee Titans are hosting nine practices that will be open to their fans this summer! The Titans are scheduled to begin training camp on Friday, July 31st at Saint Thomas Sports Park in Nashville and YOU are invited! 

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Thursday Yard Party With The American Cancer Society

It's time for another WBKR Yard Party, brought to you by The Hines Center in Philpot! Join us, Thursday, July 9th, right here at the station for a lunch fundraiser for the American Cancer Society! They'll be serving up burgers, chips, a drink and cookie all for $5.00!

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Aaron Tippin Assembles Bike On Stage, During Song [VIDEO]

When Aaron Tippin was in Beaver Dam last weekend, he did something really cool on stage... He assembled a kids bike, while singing one of his songs! Apparently, he does this at every show and donates the bike to the local Toys for Tots program. How cool is that?!?

Here's a video of him assembling the bike and a very special group of veterans who were more than happy to accept this great gift!

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Puzzle Pieces Kicks-Off Fundraising Campaign [VIDEO]

Puzzle Pieces will celebrate its third anniversary in September and they are asking for your help to help in the celebration. Puzzle Pieces is an activity day center for individuals with intellectual disabilities ages 8 and up, located here in Owensboro. They kicked off a "60 in 60" campaign yesterday afternoon and have already gotten off to a great start! Their goal is to raise $60,000 in 60 days. This money will help them purchase their current building on Frederica Street that they have been leasing since the beginning.

I talked with Amanda Owen, the Executive Director and Founder of Puzzle Pieces yesterday about how much this campaign means to the clients and their families.

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There’s Still Time To “Cruise With A DJ”

We've been telling y'all about our upcoming Cruise With A DJ to Mexico for months and it's getting closer every day! I don't know about you, but I can't wait to chill on the Carnival Elation for a week and do nothing but relax and have fun! I am seriously about to make a paper chain and tear off a chain a day until we leave, ha!

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#TBT — Dave Spencer Finds an Old Family Scrapbook [VIDEO]

While it's still Throwback Thursday, I thought I'd get one in here under the door about an old scrapbook that turned up at my mom's place the other day. It belonged to my grandfather, my dad's dad.

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Trunnell’s Peach Jam and Peach Pageants Are Back!

It wouldn't be summertime without the sweetness of peaches, right? Trunnell's Farm Market agrees and has us all taken care of! The Trunnell's Peach Jam is back! It's a weekend of anything and everything peaches, including a pageant for your sweet little kiddos!

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Owensboro Based “Huts for Haiti” Looking To Make Global Impact [VIDEO]

Huts for Haiti is an Owensboro-based non-profit looking to make a huge impact on the people of Haiti. I had the pleasure of learning more about this wonderful group of people on Friday at Shoe Stop while broadcasting with the Angels for Ashley cooking team during their fundraiser. I interviewed the visionary for Huts for Haiti and this mission is impressive, to say the least.

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When Father’s Day Is Every Day: A Pete Frates “Ice Bucket Challenge” Update [VIDEO]

We all remember the Ice Bucket Challenge from last year. People from all over the world joined together in the fight again ALS. But, do you remember how the challenge got started? It began with Pete Frates.

ESPN's SC Featured updated us on Pete and his condition today, on Father's Day, and for a very good reason. Pete is now a Daddy and even though he can't verbalize his feelings, his pride and joy are obvious. This story is not only about Pete's love for his daughter, but for Pete's father's love for him.

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Knottsville’s Gavin Howard Awarded Scholarship

We've know that Knottsville's Gavin Howard is a very special kid for several years, but now he's gotten some national attention. Gavin was nominated for a scholarship from Kohl's from Mike Mudd and guess what? They agree with us as to how special Gavin is!

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Vanderburgh County Fair Changes Featured Entertainment [Schedule of Events]

The Vanderburgh County 4-H Fair organizers just sent us an email about the change in entertainment:

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There’s a Price Increase Coming Up for Insane Inflatables 5K in Evansville – Get Your Tickets NOW!

ATTENTION PEEPS!!!  You must get registered for Insane Inflatables soon!  There will be a price increase this Friday at MIDNIGHT! 

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