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We Need Extras for Our Moonlight Ride Promo – Here’s Where to Go!

Who wants to be in a cool local video? Our buddy, P.J. Starks, is shooting a promotional video tomorrow for Owensboro's new Moonlight Ride event.

To be a part of this video, just come out to the Owensboro Convention Center Tuesday, March 11th at 6:30 PM!

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Owensboro’s Sara Murphy to Appear on ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss [Preview]

This is exciting.  This summer, Owensboro native and Apollo High School graduate Sara Murphy will be featured on ABC's Extreme Weight Loss!  That's the show in which personal trainer Chris Powell works with contestants over a 12-month period and helps them complete change their lives.  Sara dropped by the WBKR studios recently to give us a preview of what to expect when her episode airs.  LISTEN!

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My Friend’s Story on Cancer

Every year during St. Jude week here at WBKR, we hear stories of St. Jude and the amazing work that they do. And every year I think about what those patients go through.

While I have heard many of the stories, I have always wondered what it takes to give a person the strength to fight the incredibly difficult battle

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Thumbs Up For Lane Receives 2014 Eagle Rare Life Award [VIDEO]

The entire nation was captivated and joined support for Lane Goodwin during his fight with cancer. I think it's safe to say that the Tri-State really took Lane and his family in during their journey and felt like we'd lost one of our own when he passed.

One of Lane's wishes was to find the cause of and a cure for cancer. His family took this challenge head on by starting the Thumbs Up For Lane Goodwin Childhood Cancer Foundation. Recently, Lane's mother, Angie, and the Foundation received a national award, the 2014 Eagle Rare Life Award, in which they were awarded $40,000! The Eagle Rare Life Award was created to honor individuals who lead rare, inspirational lives.

I'm so proud of them for all the hard work that they have put into this ongoing fight for a cure for childhood cancer. Here is the official 2014 Eagle Rare Life Award Grand Prize Winner video.

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TV Anchor Emotionally Shows Off Real Hair After Battling Breast Cancer [VIDEO]

Pam McKelvy is one tough woman.

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Need Help with Kentucky’s Healthcare Exchange? Attend this Free Health Coverage Forum

 

All the new healthcare laws and options can be very confusing. Fortunately, there are people that can help you make the right choices.

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Area Teams Win Big at KDCO State Dance Team Championship

Teams from the WBKR listening area brought it BIG Saturday in Frankfort at the KDCO Dance Team Championships!  Get the full list of winners here . . .

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Photo courtesy of Vicki Ellis
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Owensboro Girl Crowned Miss Teen Kentucky United States

Bayli Boling once dreamed of being Miss Daviess County.  A couple of years ago, that dream came true.  Then she set her sights on being crowned Miss Teen Kentucky.  And guess what?  Over the weekend in Lexington, that dream came true as well and, now, Bayli is headed to Washington D.C. to compete for the national crown!

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Will Ferrell- Figure Skater?

With the Winter Olympics well underway, there is a lot of talk about the different events, like figure skating. A couple weeks ago, Chad and Jaclyn demonstrated their pairs figure skating, and it seems another celebrity wanted to demonstrate his figure skating ability the other night on the Tonight Show with it's new host Jimmy Fallon.

On Thursday night's episode of the late night show, Will Ferrell was a guest and wanted to

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GRADD Offers Health Insurance & Obamacare Enrollment Assistance

The Affordable Care Act (otherwise known as Obamacare) is in full swing and the deadline to sign up for health insurance is quickly approaching.  In fact, people without insurance have until March 31st to sign up for coverage for face tax penalties.  To help make sense of the Affordable Care Act and educate people about the benefits of Kynect, Kentucky's Healthcare Connection, the Green River Area Development District is offering weekly workshops to help residents navigate their healthcare options (and there are a bunch) and enroll in a plan that will best work for you.  Here's the schedule of workshops for Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union and Webster Counties . . .

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Chad & Jac Demonstrate Key Elements of Pairs Figure Skating [Video]

Jaclyn and I have realized our destiny.  We are meant to represent Team USA in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pairs Figure Skating.  Just watch!

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Graco Recalling 3.8 Million Children’s Car Seats – Info for Ordering Replacement Parts

Graco is recalling about 3.8 million car seats. There were over 80 complaints of children becoming trapped by the buckles that wouldn't unlatch, especially when sticky food and liquids were spilled on the buckles

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