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Lydia’s Wish Fundraiser

Lydia Marie Haycraft is a five (almost six!) year old little girl.  She was recently diagnosed with "Ewings sarcoma" a rare bone cancer.
There are several fundraisers coming up, including this weekend, for the family to offset medical costs.

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Trick-or-Treat Tips

Just thought I'd pass along some trick-or-treat tips for all my little ghosts and goblins heading out tonight!

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Wanna Quit Smoking? Then SWITCH & QUIT!


Did you know that 220 smoking-related deaths occur in Daviess County every year?  I didn't know that either, but the statistics don't really surprise me.  I know folks who smoke and all have contemplated quitting at one point or another.  I assume each knows that he/she could wind up as a member of that ill-fated 220 Club.  But, there's some really GREAT news for people wanting to quit smoking.  The University of Louisville wants to help and they have launched a program to inform smokers about a "scientifically credible option for quitting . . . by substituting safer smoke-free tobacco products for cigarettes."  The program is called, quite simply, Switch and Quit. 

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Is it "starve a cold, feed a fever" or "feed a cold, starve a fever?" Oh, never mind. (Photo by Roxianne Messel)
Is it "starve a cold, feed a fever" or "feed a cold, starve a fever?" Oh, never mind. (Photo by Roxianne Messel)
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Head Colds Are No Picnic, But It Could Be (and Has Been) a Lot Worse

It's been a very busy day. The ladies from Shogun of Japan stopped by with lunch. Hitmaker Buddy Jewell stopped by with music. And yours truly had to take a breather on the couch. I'm getting over a head cold and I guess the exhaustion phase finally hit me. See, I don't make a good patient, which is why it's a good thing I'm rarely sick. But that doesn't mean I've always been the picture of health. There are a few very long weeks from my past I'd just as soon forget.

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My Half Marathon….I Did It!!

Well, if you listen at all to my Mid-Day Show, then you probably have heard me mention that I was training for a half-marathon. After a few months of training, the Nashville Women's Half Marathon was this past Saturday......I DID IT in 2 hours, 7 minutes and 37 seconds!!!

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2011 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Join me this morning at Brescia University to Walk to End Alzheimer's. Registration starts at 8:30am and the walk begins at 9:30am.

Every 69 seconds someone in America is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and we need your help to make a difference and reclaim the future for millions!

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Princeton, Kentucky Boy in Latest Dolly Parton Video [Video]

I was recently contacted by WBKR listener Pat McKinney who told me her grandson is in a new Dolly Parton video for “Together You and I”. Wow. He is 5 year-old Dalton Robingson. In March Dalton was diagnosed with Burkitt's lymphoma.  

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Fight Cancer And ROCK IT WITH RYLAN!

February is one my favorite times of the year here at WBKR.  That's when we get to rally your support to help raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.  For 26 hours over two days, we ask the tri-state to join us in the fight against childhood cancer.  We introduce you various families who have had to hear those words, "Your child has cancer."  Well, I'm quite sad to report that, last month, Jared Daugherty, a former member of the WBKR family, had to hear those words, "Your child has cancer."

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Community Solutions for Substance Abuse Meeting in Owensboro Tonight

The Green River Health Department 1600 Breckenridge in Owensboro is hosting a meeting to raise ideas and awareness of Substance abuse in the local community tonight at 6:30PM. These meetings are happening every last Thursday each month and encourage anyone and everyone to attend.

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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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The Computer Age Breeds High-Tech Ailments

Years ago, when working Americans began to rely more and more on some sort of keyboard to complete their work, the term "carpal tunnel syndrome" began to crop up everywhere. Now, it has always existed; it's a wrist ailment that can occur via other activities like painting or sewing. But in the last 20 years, computer usage has become common practice in most any business. And we're all typing more than we ever have before. But wrist issues are no longer our only concern. Yep, the eyes have it.

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Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Cheerios Turns 70 [VIDEO]

The cereal we've all grown up with turns 70! General Mills introduced Cheerioats to the world in 1941,  that's right Cheerioats changed it's name to Cheerios in 1945 and I still love Cheerios to this day.

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Darling little six year old Kennedi Owens.
Darling little six year old Kennedi Owens.
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Show Kennedi You Care and Stop in Rural King in Owensboro

The Owens family have a precious little girl who already knows the hardship of ill health. Stop in Rural King on Hwy 60 in Owensboro for a cookout to benefit six year old Kennedi Owens. Kennedi suffers from a Chiari malformation of the brain. She has recently undergone a difficult surgery on her brain and is now preparing for spinal surgery in the fall.

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