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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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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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The Best Ways to Get More Vitamin D in Your Body

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for staying healthy, and there are several ways for you to get more of it.

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Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
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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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Photo by Jordan Winders
Photo by Jordan Winders
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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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Category: Family, Health, St. Jude

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