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Register Now for the 2017 Color Blast 5K [Video]

It's back! The Color Blast 5K returns to Moreland Park in Owensboro on Saturday, March 18th and we're excited to announce that registrations are underway now for this year's event.  And here's how you can get involved and be a part of one of Owensboro's biggest, most exciting and "colorful" 5K's!

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Why The Heck Is My Eye Twitching? [PHOTO]

Just recently I have noticed my has been twitching A LOT!!!  It is totally annoying and comical all that the same.  So Chad came across an article that explains why!

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Do You Put Q-Tips in Your Ears? [Video]

I was watching the news last night and a report (granted, a weird one) came on about Q-Tips.  And that report claims that you should not, under any circumstance use a Q-Tip to clean out your ears.  That's right!  According to the package directions, you should never put a Q-Tip in your ear.  Here's why . . .

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Law and Marijuana
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Kentucky General Assembly to Discuss “Medically Necessary Marijuana” in January Session

28 states currently have laws approving the use of medical marijuana. Kentucky may be added to the list in the future. 

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California Department of Public Health Calls E-Cigarettes A Health Threat And Calls For Regulation
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“Who’s E-Cigging?” Video Shot at Evansville Doctor’s House Goes Viral

Dr. Cindy Basinski wasn't messing around when she detected something she didn't like going on at her daughter's party in Evansville. Lauren Basinski had some friends over after Memorial High School's Christmas Dance. Here's what went down. 

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Naomi Judd Inducted Into The Kentucky Legends Hall Of Fame
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Naomi Judd Reveals Severe Depression, Anxiety Battle [VIDEO]

I was scanning the channels and I stopped at a talk show and what I saw shocked me. It was a clip of ABC's Robin Roberts talking with Naomi Judd. Judd looked very different. My heart sank.

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‘This Is Us’ Star Chrissy Metz Says Losing Weight is in Her Contract

I wasn't sure at first if I was going to watch it, but I absolutely love the new NBC drama This Is Us. Not to be too spoilery, but it's about three siblings who grew up in Pittsburgh and we see their lives then and now. It's very character driven and one of its stars, Chrissy Metz, who plays Kate, is making waves with what her contract for the show has in mind for her character. 

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Kentucky Ranked Fourth Fattest State in America

I know, my first thought was, oh not good. The fact is the entire country has been gaining more and more weight for the past two decades and now three quarters of Americans are overweight or obese. In this analysis from WalletHub, they have named Kentucky to be the fourth fattest state in the country. Here's what they found out.

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Water Price Set To Rise
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Drinking Water Violations In Kentucky Go Far Beyond a Chromium-6 Issue

Do you drink tap water? I haven't in over 10 years, and it wasn't specifically due to a threat to my health; filtered/bottled water just tastes better. About a month ago, I wrote about a study stating the highest levels of Chromium-6 in Kentucky's drinking water were in Daviess Co. In turns out, that Chromium-6 was just the beginning. According to the site FluksAqua, the entire state's drinking water quality violations total 194. So, what exactly are we dealing with?

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Flu Shots Aren’t Quite What They Used to Be [PHOTO]

I don't get sick a lot, and I know at least one reason why, good hand-washing and I always have a tiny bottle of hand sanitizer on me. However, this time of year, the flu bug starts to grow and for the last five years, I've been getting flu shots. I actually skipped last year, but I made it out alive. I started getting them after Zoey was born. I got my 2016 one today and the injection spot wasn't covered by a cute band-aid oh no, here's what was left.

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New Study Says Daviess County Has Highest Level of Chromium-6 in Drinking Water in Kentucky

Hexavalent chromium or chromium-6 first came to national attention when law clerk and now consumer advocate Erin Brockovich investigated the water from California-based company Pacific Gas & Electric. Now, a new study of the drinking water in 85 Kentucky counties finds the highest levels of chromium-6 right here in Daviess County

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7-Year-Old Mount Carmel, Illinois Boy Survives Rare Form of Cancer

As you all know, September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  And we get the opportunity to share an amazing story with you.  A story that is a testament to the human will to survive and the power of progress.  Meet 7-year-old Blaine Hawkins of Mount Carmel, Illinois.  He has just beaten a rare form of cancer.  In fact, he's the first documented survivor of neuroblastoma that spread to the adrenal, spine and brain.  Here's Blaine's miraculous story of diagnosis and his unbelievable road to recovery.

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