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Chad And Jac’s Pre-Radiothon Message [VIDEO]

We say it every year, and it's completely true... Thursday and Friday are our two most favorite work days of each year. It's time for our WBKR St. Jude Radiothon. We have an amazing celebrity phone bank lined up for y'all, St. Jude families will be joining us in the studio, Jerry Morris and the Angels for Ashley cooking team are ready to go and our 2015 St. Jude song is ready for its debut. There's only one thing we weren't counting on... this winter storm.

But, as our dear friend Jerry Morris said, "Cancer doesn't stop because of the snow and we won't either." We will continue on with our St. Jude Radiothon and here's why...

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The Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center Needs Donations

Due to several blood drives being cancelled because of the inclement weather, the Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center is in need of all types of blood.

Here is a statement with options to donate this week:

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Photo courtesy of Lacy Jean
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Controversial Sex Education Magazine Removed From Daviess County Public Schools

I'll be very frank.  We didn't have much sex education when I was in school.  In fact, most of mine came from a brochure my mother gave me.  That pamphlet, if my memory serves me correctly, was compiled by Dear Abby (or someone like her) and it was full of misinformation.  Looking back now, I'm really glad I ignored much of what I read.  First of all, I would be completely self-loathing and I wouldn't have had an ounce of fun in college.  Just saying.  Yes, I'm making a joke to make a point and that point is actually serious. The sex education debate still rages on and it surfaced once again just days ago in the Daviess County School System.

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The Struggle of the Job Search is Real – One Owensboro Woman’s Hilarious Tale of Finding Perfect (Or at Least Acceptable) Employment

Job search became a reality for me when due to stress induced health issues, I opted to change my career path. I'm now, "that person" who is everywhere as I explore to find a home away from home. Job search can be daunting, exasperating and unrewarding.

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Sweatin’ For St. Jude Is Back! Wanna Join Us?

12 hours... Side by side treadmills... Sweatin' for St. Jude is back! Chad and I are going to be walking and running our little hearts out, Monday, February 23rd at the Owensboro Family YMCA and this year, we want YOU to join us!

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I’m Participating in the Mark Patrick Weight Loss Seminar…Won’t You Join Me?

I don't ever announce my New Year's resolutions. That all started the year I finally realized I was no good at keeping them. But this year is different.

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Kentucky Doctor Charged in Five Deaths

I ran across a bizarre and frightening story about a doctor in Kentucky who's been charged in the deaths of five of his patients. And he's a PAIN doctor!

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Registrations Underway for the 2015 Color Blast 5K [Video]

Last year, thousands of people turned out at Moreland Park for the Color Blast.  And I guarantee you that many of them plan to come back again Saturday, March 21st for the 2015 event!  Registrations for it are underway now and here's how you can get involved and be a part of one of Owensboro's most exciting and "colorful" 5K's!

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Time For Me to Stop Smoking Through Hypnosis

We’re just a few weeks into the New Year and a lot of us are still working on getting into new habits and fulfilling New Year’s resolutions. Everyone has different reasons for these resolutions. And sometimes these resolutions come far from the beginning of the New Year

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The Donut Dash 5K Set for Downtown Owensboro

Special Olympics Kentucky has cooked (or baked) up a good reason to spend the morning of Valentine's Day in downtown Owensboro.  February 14th marks the annual Polar Bear Plunge, which will take place for the first time at Mitch McConnell Plaza.  But this year, in addition to shaking up the Plunge, Special Olympics is bringing a new event to town to go with it.  It's the Donut Dash 5K.  Yep!  It's a 3.1-mile run through downtown Owensboro that allows you to collect donuts as you go!  Check this out!

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(Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
(Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
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Weight Loss and Stop Smoking Hypnosis Seminars Return to Owensboro

Did you make a New Year's resolution?  Lots of folks have and many of them have vowed to lose weight or stop smoking in 2015.  Well, there's good news.  You don't have to tackle either feat alone.  Mark Patrick is returning to Owensboro with two new hypnosis seminars.

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Moonlight Bootlegger 5K Coming to Diamond Lake Resort in May

Moonshine and exercise?  Yes ma'am!  I get to run a 5K, then throw back some moonshine for finishing the course?  Yes, sir!  This May, New Beginnings of Owensboro and Diamond Lake Campground and Resort are teaming up for a brand new and exciting 5K event.  It's the Moonlight Bootlegger 5K!

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