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Suicide Prevention Discussion [VIDEO]

Here at WBKR, we know that our main focus is on the health and well-being of our community. We also know that one of the biggest issues that no one is talking about is mental health concerns.
We invited Mike Flaherty, President of the Owensboro Regional Suicide Prevention Coalition to come and talk with our listeners about suicide.
Take a look at this video.

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Is Sarcasm Really Good for Your Health? [VIDEO]

Have you ever heard that doing something will cause something else to happen even though there's no real proof that that something else WILL happen and you do it anyway?

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Category: Health, Humor
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Evansville Native, Former U of L Star Kyle Kuric Diagnosed with Brain Tumor

Evansville native Kyle Kuric, the University of Louisville's leading scorer during its 2011-2012 Final Four season, has been diagnosed with a brain tumor.

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Joey + Rory’s Joey Martin Feek Will Stop Cancer Treatments

"Sometimes there just aren’t enough surgeries – or doctors – or chemotherapies – or prayers. And you have to wipe the tears from your cheeks and say the words that you were hoping to never have to say…

Enough."

Rory of the country duo Joey + Rory recently took to his blog to share with their fans that his wife Joey would not be continuing her cancer treatment.

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Here’s How a Yellow Dot Can Save Your Life [VIDEO]

In an effort to expedite the work first responders do at the scenes of accidents, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has initiated the Yellow Dot Program.

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Martina McBride Helps Little Girl Sing To Her Mother Battling Cancer On Ellen [VIDEO]

Ellen DeGeneres is one of the kindest celebrities around. She's always using her TV show to honor those who help others, making sure that good deeds are rewarded and is an advocate to many non-profit organizations. Last week, she brought a family on her show. The mother has been battling cancer since 2013 and the little girl regularly sings Martina McBride's "I'm Gonna Love You Through It" to her Mom.

Take a look as Martina surprises the Mother, while helping the little girl sing. Go ahead and grab some tissues first, this one is a tear jerker.

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Top 10 Things to NEVER ask a Menopausal Woman

Since hitting menopause in December I have seen, heard and was surprised by so many things associated with this hormonal disaster. One thing that bothers me is that women don’t talk about it almost like it is something we can control or be embarrassed about. Well, anyone who knows me knows I talk about EVERYTHING so I would like to take a moment to let you know, these are things you should never ask a menopausal woman.

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Kentucky State Departments Warning Against Touching Ohio River Water

So, I'm just now learning that the Kentucky Water Division and the Department for Public Health is strongly advising against anyone TOUCHING Ohio River water.

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Susan G. Komen ‘Race for the Cure’ In Evansville September 27th

Did you know that 20 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during your lunch hour? One could be you mother, daughter, sister, or friend. Please come support the women in your life by joining the Komen Evansville Tri-State Race For the Cure on Sunday, September 27th at Eastland Mall.

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Attack Of The Turkey Mites [PHOTOS]

I thought I would make it all summer without a single mosquito bite. I mean, I would get one here and there, but they would go away quick, especially because I didn't scratch them. So the other night, I went to WKU-Owensboro to watch WKU win against Vandy and I sat with my Dad almost the whole time out in chairs out in the grass to see the inflatable screen better. I noticed on Friday I had a few mosquito bites, but Saturday morning I awoke to something more.

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The American Cancer Society’s Mud Run 2015 [Video]

The Mud Run returns to Diamond Lake Campground and Resort.  And, after a one-year hiatus, the American Cancer Society is inviting you to be a part of the most grueling and challenging 5K in the tri-state.  Earlier this week, Brett and I suited up and gave some of the obstacles a test drive.  Here's what you can expect!

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The Hottest Doc In America?

Hey Grey's Anatomy fans, are you still upset that McDreamy is gone? Well, allow me to introduce you to Dr. Mike, the real-life McDreamy. He's nearing 400,000 Instagram followers and it's easy to see why. He's ridiculously attractive, has an adorable dog and is a real person. Gorgeous, animal lover and smart?!? We'd better take a look...

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