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Little Jasper Henderson Needs Our Prayers and Support

One of our Facebook friends, Megan Henderson, asked us to share the story of her son Jasper with all of you. We are more than happy to oblige.

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Color Us Proud Owensboro’s Color Blast 5K

Six local non-profit organizations are coming together in celebration of March being Disability Awareness Month with an awesome event here in Owensboro. Puzzle Pieces, Wendell Foster’s Campus for Developmental Disabilities, Dream Riders of Kentucky, Team Karlie, Two Rivers Buddy Ball and Green River Area Down Syndrome Association are collaborating together to host a Color Blast 5K (walk/run) in English Park to honor individuals who have unique qualities and abilities.

I have been wanting to participate in a run like this for a while and can't wait to join in the fun on Saturday, March 23rd! You should come out too!

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TheDamnMushroom/Flickr Creative Commons
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A Blast at the Time, Banned Toys Really Don’t Make Sense Now

Remember lawn darts? Well, you'd have to have a decent enough memory to do so since they've been considered contraband ever since the discontinuation of their manufacture in 1988.

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Category: Health, History, What's New
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Stop Red Light Running Awareness Week

Even Carsyn knows that red means stop. If a three year-old knows that, licensed drivers should, right?!? I thought so!

This Thanksgiving week, November 18th-24th, is Daviess County Stop Red Light Running Awareness Week. With the beginning of the holiday season here, what better time than now to promote awareness of the dangers of red light running and to crack down on drivers who disregard traffic signals.

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Several Colts Players Shave Their Head In Support Of Coach Pagano [VIDEO]

Indianapolis Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano announced at the beginning of the season that he had been diagnosed with leukemia and would be seeking treatment immediately to battle the disease. The Colts organization has been very vocal about their support of their head coach throughout the season so far and continue to do so.

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November 15th Is The Great American Smoke Out

The Tobacco Control Coalition for the Green River District wants to remind everyone that November 15th is the Great American Smoke Out. This is a great time to beat the addiction to tobacco and start a new, healthy life. If you are planning on quitting smoking, they offer some tips:

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American Red Cross
American Red Cross
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Donate To The American Red Cross

In wake of the recent tragedy of superstorm Sandy, you can help the relief funds for those affected on the East Coast. There are several ways in which you can help!

You Can:

Call 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767)

Text REDCROSS to 90999 (This is a $10 donation)

Go online at HERE.

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Rollover Simulator an Effective Seatbelt Safety Tool [VIDEO]

The Reid's Orchard Apple Festival, as always, was a total blast. But it wasn't all just great food, music, crafts, and good times. There was also life-saving information available courtesy of Tim and Michelle Miller.

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Lane Goodwin – Thumbs Up For Lane – Passes Away This Evening

Lane Goodwin - the McLean County, Kentucky, boy who bravely fought a long battle against a rare childhood form of cancer has sadly lost his battle with cancer at 7:53 PM on Wednesday, October 17, 2012.

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Coach Pagona, Photo by Michael Hickey, Getty Images Sport
Coach Pagona, Photo by Michael Hickey, Getty Images Sport
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Colts Head Coach Diagnosed With Leukemia

Via ESPN, Indianapolis Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano is currently undergoing treatment at an Indianapolis hospital for leukemia. He was diagnosed last week after experiencing fatigue and random bruising.

Although there is no current timeline, Pagano plans t

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Keep The Beat Alive! Blood Drive This Week

The Clay Campbell Memorial Blood Drive is today through Wednesday. Keep The Beat Alive! event is today at Apollo High School with the Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center's Bloodmobile until 6:00pm. You can also donate at the WKRBC through Wednesday

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
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September Is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month [AUDIO]

I've been wanting to write about this topic for the last two weeks, but I'll be honest...I was intimidated. As the mother of a healthy little girl, I didn't want to come across in the wrong way or say the wrong thing. I was afraid that my words wouldn't be enough. But, then I realized that it's not about what I say, but what just talking about childhood cancer can accomplish. The more we bring awareness to this monster that cancer is, the more lives that can be saved and the more dreams that will come true.

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