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Join WBKR For Kids Helping Kids Thursday [VIDEO]

It's no secret how dedicated we all are here at WBKR to the cause of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Our entire community has taken it upon itself to continue to fight for childhood cancer research and that extends to our kiddos, as well. On Thursday, two of my favorite kids will be here at the station to raise money for the "sick babies".
My Carsyn planted and picked some punkins' that she'll be selling for a donation and Gavin Howard will be here with t-shirts for sale that he designed!
Check out this video Carsyn made telling you all about her punkins...

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Jac’s Seize The Deal Auction Wish List!

In case y'all haven't heard, we are having a HUGE Seize The Deal auction this week! There are some awesome items up for grabs, including a 2014 Ford F150 from Ruxer Ford in Jasper. Now, at this time, I'm not in the market for a new truck, but there are some items that I've got my eye on.

Here's my wish list from our upcoming Seize The Deal auction...

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Category: Food, Health, What's New
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Youtube via CompassionChoices
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29 Year-Old Women Schedules Her Death [VIDEO]

Please allow me to introduce you to Brittany Maynard. At just 29 years-old, Brittany is facing an unthinkable fate... The diagnosis of a stage 4 glioblastoma, a malignant brain tumor. With only six months to live, Brittany decided that her beautiful, adventurous life would end, on her terms, November 1st.

I ask you to watch this video with no preconceived notions or judgement. This is Brittany's choice and this is her story...

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Liberia To Prosecute US Ebola Patient For Lying To Airport

The Associated Press is reporting Libera, where the Ebola virus has killed over 3,000, plans to prosecute the first US Ebola patient for lying on an airport health questionnaire about having come in contact with an infected pregnant woman in the country who later died.

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Category: Health, World News
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WBKR Visits The Daniel Pitino Shelter [VIDEO]

WBKR visited The Daniel Pitino Shelter Tuesday, kicking off our "It's Time" community service campaign and I think I can speak for everyone when I say, we left feeling extremely blessed and thankful. We had the pleasure of serving lunch to 175 people and a much better understanding of what the Pitino Shelter really offers this community.

Take a look as James and I discuss the shelter.

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Steve Parsons-WPA Pool/Getty Images
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First Diagnosed Case of Ebola in U.S. Has Occurred in Dallas [VIDEO]

They say you don't mess with Texas. Well, now, Texas is going to have to mess with the Ebola virus as Dallas is now playing host to the first diagnosed case of the potentially deadly virus in the United States.

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mangostock, ThinkStock
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Here At WBKR, We Think “It’s Time” To Help

How many times do you see a fundraiser, non-profit organization or someone in need and think... "Someone should help them"? Well, here at WBKR, we think "It's Time" for us to help... All of us. We have such an amazing Tri-State community and we know that you can and will help out good causes right here. We will be focusing on several non-profits and local businesses thru the year and we'll be asking for YOUR help. We could be cleaning up a cemetery or running a blood drive, you just never know, but we will helping.

Our first project with It's Timeis Tuesd

ay, September 30th and we'll be serving lunch at the Daniel Pitino Shelter. Now, here's where YOUR help comes in...

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YouTube via Budweiser
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Budweiser’s New Anti-Drunk Driving Ad Is Incredible [VIDEO]

The first part of your night out, should be planning how you'll be getting home. Drunk-driving is a major problem and Budweiser reminds you that "Friends Are Waiting". All types of friends... even the slightly hairier ones.

You'll see what I mean once you take a look.

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Category: Animals, Family, Health, Pets, Videos
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Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
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Stop Smoking and Weight Loss Hypnosis Seminars Coming to Owensboro

Mark Patrick Seminars is coming to Owensboro.  And Mark is giving you the chance to quit smoking and lose weight through hypnosis.

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Category: Events, Health, What's New
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Third Annual ‘Healthy Owensboro 5K Run/Walk’ September 20th

Now that the weather has cooled off, a 5K, no matter if you decide to run in or walk it, will be a little bit more tolerable. The Junior League of Owensboro will hold its 3rd Annual "Healthy Owensboro 5K Run/Walk" Saturday, September 20.

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Bengals Retain Player To Support His Daughter Battling Cancer

Football is so much more than just what happens on the field and the Cincinnati Bengals get it. Devon Still was recently cut from the Bengals active roster. Devon, after playing for the Bengals for a few years was coming off an injury and recently distracted by a family illness. Devon's four year-old daughter was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma, a rare pediatric cancer, in June. As you can imagine, Devon's job was the last thing on his mind.

The Bengals then did something beyond the gridiron... they did something amazing.

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Unidentified Virus Hospitalizes Hundreds of Children in the Midwest – Possible Outbreak in Kentucky

With the rapidly changing weather and kids moving indoors to more public areas like school, it's no surprise that we are seeing our kids getting sick. However, the CDC is calling the new unidentified virus that has affected over 1,000 children "unprecedented."

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