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Pollen Count Very High

Just as spring was about to bloom everywhere, ol' man winter is back for a final shot here in the Ohio Valley. Those of us who suffer from allergies need to know that it may be really bad this year because spring came so late

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Measles Outbreaks, Rooted in ‘Anti-Vaccination’ Debate, Are a Serious Problem

The so-called "anti-vaccination" movement is causing a destructive rise in the frequency of certain diseases, like measles, that the U.S. had all but eradicated.

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5 Drug-Free Ways to Deal With Allergy Season

Allergies are a pain, but then again, so is that feeling of drowsiness most allergy medications cause. Here are some ways to cope with allergy season without using any drugs.

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Photo courtesy of Tisha Royal
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Marty Brown Headlines Epilepsy Awareness Racing Event

Royal Racing's new 84 car is dedicated to Epilepsy Awareness and you can see that car THIS Friday, April 4th at Fischer's Keystop on Hwy 60 East here in Owensboro.  And there will also be a very special guest on hand for meet and greets and photo opps.  Yep!  Marty Brown is in town!

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Allergy Season Is Here, and It Will Hit Hardest in These Cities

If you live in one of the cities listed below, it could be a particularly stuffy, sneezy, clogged allergy season.

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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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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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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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