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10 Surprising Uses For Vicks VapoRub

Vicks VapoRub was introduced in 1905 with the name Vick's Magic Croup Salve, rebranded in 1912 as VapoRub. The flu epidemic of 1918 increased sales of VapoRub from $900,000 to $2.9 million in just one year. My parents used it on me when I was a kid, and I still use it on myself today and my kids, that stuff has really been a life saver. Love those vapors!

I found some uses that you may or not know about Vicks VapoRub, alot of these surprised me too!

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Blood Drive Today

The St. Joseph Fire Department (Hwy 56, Owensboro) is hosting a blood drive this evening from 4:00pm - 8:00pm.

For eligibility questions, call 270-684-9296.

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I’m All Wrapped Up!

I was looking through my phone and found this video. It's from when I was at Head To Toe Salon in Newburgh. I was there for a road show and ended up getting a body wrap!

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The WBKR St. Jude Radiothon Is Happening Tomorrow and Friday

I have stocked up on tissues because the St. Jude Radiothon is tomorrow and Friday. I'm going to get one of those metallic paper towel holder thingies, stack a few rolls of t.p., and get ready to raise some money. There is nothing like ending childhood disease and cancer to make your day a little bit brighter....even when you have tears in your eyes.

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Your iPhone Could Make You Feel Better

I recently got an iPhone and I really like it, it's kind of funny when you think about it how one phone can really replace a lot of things in your home like an alarm clock, a computer, video game systems, even a t.v. remote. There are so many game apps, weather apps and so many more!

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15-Year All-McNugget-All-the-Time Diet a Hazardous Health Option…Duh

If the primary purpose of the article I read about a 17-year-old British girl who collapsed after eating nothing but Chicken McNuggets for 15 years was to fire a shot across the McDonald's bow rather than to advise against irresponsibly radical eating habits, then the author of said piece has made a mistake. However, it is newsworthy in its sensationalism and cannot be overlooked.

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Dave Spencer’s All “Thumbs” With a Windshield Wiper Blade

It's funny when you tell people you cut your thumb pretty badly with a windshield wiper blade. Because their first thought is, "Well, they aren't THAT sharp are they?" Yeah, you should see my windshield. No, just kidding. You should have seen my thumb!

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Jake Owen To Postpone Shows

While snowboarding in Colorado, Jake Owen broke his collarbone. On Friday, he tweeted this pic.

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How Was Your 2011? [VIDEO]

Well what can I say about 2011? It was an up and down year for my family, we lost our home earlier this year due to unforeseen circumstances, very thankful for family & friends for helping us out during that time. But as the new year approaches we get to move into our new home soon as seen in the picture, last month I got me a fancy new iPhone going to have my 12 year old teach me how to use it. I am thankful for my wonderful kids & wife for always being so great, we are all healthy and have each other to lean on.

What else happened in the world in 2011? Check out the videos!

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Yuck! Pen Stuck in Woman’s Stomach for 25 Years Still Works [PHOTO]

Doctors in the United Kingdom removed a pen from an unidentified woman’s stomach that had been there for more than 25 years. And yet, when we’re looking for one, they’re nowhere to be found.

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Local Blood Drives This Week

With the holidays here, the Western Kentucky Blood Center needs your help. They are in need for all blood types, but specifically O- and O+. There are several blood drives this week around the Owensboro area.

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WKRBC In Need of O-Blood Donors

The Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center is in need of O- blood donors. The office is located at 3015 Old Hartford Road in Owensboro. Office hours are The holidays are always a very critical time for WKRBC, demand is always up

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