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5K Run and Walk April 26 – Podcast

Run from a Cop!

Owensboro Police Public Information Officer Michael Hathaway is interviewed by Beck Glenn, Marketing Coordinator at Owensboro Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau. Officer Hat

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What Happens to Your Body if You Stop Drinking Water? [Video]

I don't know how camels do it.  Seriously!  Because I drink water ALL the time.  In fact, when I eat dinner, I essentially take a drink of water after every single bite.  I can literally put back about 8 to 10 glasses on water in one meal at a restaurant.  In fact, it's long understood at some local joints, like the Briarpatch, that my waiter or waitress might as well just bring me my own pitcher.  And they do.  If I can't get enough to drink, I'll immediately start farting dust.  LOL!  Okay, so it's not really that drastic, but still.  So, why do our bodies need water?  And what happens to us if we don't get it?  Check out this video I found on YouTube.  It's fascinating and explains.

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Category: Health, Humor, Newsletter, Videos
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Vitamin D Basics — What You Need to Know About This Super-Nutrient

Today we'll take a broader look at this wonder-nutrient that you probably aren’t getting enough of.

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3 Reasons Chocolate Is Healthier Than You Think and You Should Eat More of It

Can eating more chocolate actually be a smart, healthy decision? Yes, it can, despite everything your parents used to say.

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(Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
(Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
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Beauty Pageant Fundraiser for Watson Family Saturday in Muhlenberg County

Its called Hearts & Halos and the event is coming up Saturday afternoon at the Merle Travis Center in Powderly.  It's a beauty pageant fundraiser for the Watson Family, victims of the tragic and fatal Muhlenberg County house fire that occurred back in January.  There are all sorts of age divisions and prizes to be won.  For full registration details, keep reading!

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Harlem Shake: The 2014 Owensboro Color Blast 5K [Video]

Thousands of people turned out at Moreland Park in Owensboro Saturday morning for the 2014 Color Blast 5K.  And, after the race, we invited those 3,000 people to take part in a huge color-blasting after-party, where we rocked out the "Harlem Shake!"  Check this out!

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WFC via Youtube
WFC via Youtube
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Wendell Foster’s Center Makes “Happy” Video!

We've all heard how amazing the Wendell Foster Center for Developmental Disabilities is, right? Some of you may have even experienced first-hand the positive impact the center has on this community. A friend of mine who works at Wendell Foster emailed me a video that the physical therapy department produced of some of the people who come there dancing and having an awesome time.

While watching the video, Carsyn and I were dancing and singing right along with them. I may have had a tear in my eye too, it's just so heartwarming to see just one part of what the Wendell Foster Center really does.

Take a look and I just know it'll make you "Happy"!

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The Perfect Bacon Bowl
The Perfect Bacon Bowl
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Kizzy Loves The Perfect Bacon Bowl [Audio]

You've seen it on TV!  And you've heard about it on the radio.  The Perfect Bacon Bowl is here and yep!  You can cook your bacon in the shape of a bowl and serve anything out of you want.  And, naturally, WBKR morning show regular Kizzy has plenty of comments.

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Here’s How to Keep Your Water Icy Cold #lifehack [VIDEO]

Well, I suppose "icy cold" isn't the best phrase to use coming off the nasty winter we just had. But summer will get here before we know it. And I have a suggestion for you.

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Category: Health, What's New
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Surviving Breast Cancer and Other Benefits of Vitamin D

Because of all the health benefits that come from vitamin D, we should all consider getting more of it in our diet.

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Healthy Ways to Cure That Hangover (Attention: St. Patrick’s Day Enthusiasts)

Ever had a little too much to drink one night and felt horrible in the morning? There are numerous ways to cope with a hangover, some far healthier than others.

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Photo courtesy of Rick Nelson/Facebook
Photo courtesy of Rick Nelson/Facebook
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Registration Underway for Color Blast 5K 2014 in Owensboro

Today is the day.  St. Patrick's Day marks the FINAL day of registration for Owensboro's Color Blast 5K, which is coming up Saturday morning at 8am at Moreland Park.  To get signed up for the race and to get a sneak preview of the route, keep reading!

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