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I Dug Up a 40-Year-Old New Yorker Story Praising Owensboro’s Barbecued Mutton

We're very close to the 40th anniversary of a story by legendary New Yorker columnist Calvin Trillin about something most all us Owensboroans know and love.

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David Wolfe as Ben Franklin
David Wolfe as Ben Franklin
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‘Ben Franklin’ Coming to Country Heights Elementary School Tomorrow

Country Heights Elementary School will host a special guest speaker tomorrow, as students welcome Benjamin Franklin to their classrooms.

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Winter Snow Storm Pounds East Coast
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Ice Storm Slammed Into the Tri-State Eight Years Ago [VIDEO]

On January 25th, 2009, a storm system developed to our southwest and the next day a potent wintry mix moved into southern Indiana and western Kentucky.

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J. Todd Inman via Facebook
J. Todd Inman via Facebook
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Local Business Man Heading to Washington, D.C. [PHOTOS]

A local Owensboro business man leaves his business, family and friends for the job of a lifetime and a chance to serve our government!

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J. Todd Inman via Facebook
J. Todd Inman via Facebook
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Local Business Man at Inauguration [PHOTOS]

It's a big deal to get an invite to the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, but this local business man scored tickets!

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Genealogy Website Could Possess a LOT of Your Family Information…and You May Not Know It

A few years ago, for Mother's Day, I got my mom a one-month subscription to ancestry.com. And, by that I mean, it was FOR her, but I was entering all the information. Mom's about as web-savvy as I am two feet tall.

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Former Owensboro School Librarian Honored by Three Former Students

Do you remember your school librarians? I actually do. Well, two of them, anyway. And, now, we've learned that three former Tamarack Elementary School students have such fond memories of THEIR librarian that they've paid tribute to her in a very cool way.

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GLENN IN SPACE
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John Glenn Dies at 95 [VIDEO]

John Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth and he served his home state of Ohio in the US Senate. Glenn passed away Thursday at the age of 95.

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Jamie Alexander/owensboroliving.com
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96-Year-Old Owensboro Veteran Recalls Being in Pearl Harbor During the Attack

Based on a history professor's vivid description of the moments just prior to the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, it's how I've always envisioned it happening.

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Nation Goes To The Polls In Contentious Presidential Election Between Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump
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Where Do I Cast My Vote? [PHOTO]

Chad and I were discussing where we each will go to vote this morning and I have to admit I had no clue where to go this year.  So I hopped on the internet and googled it...

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Time via YouTube
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The Statue of Liberty’s History in 90 Seconds [Video]

The Statue of Liberty turned 130-years-old on October 28th!  And, to honor the milestone, Time magazine put together an amazing video that spans Lady Liberty's entire history in just ninety seconds.  What better day than Election Day to share this video about our country's single biggest symbol of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness in the Land of the Free and Home of the Brave!

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Romania Promotes Tourism To Boost Economy
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Spend the Night in Dracula’s Castle (No Really!)

Want to spend the night in Dracula's Castle in Transylvania? It sounds crazy, but there's an Airbnb contest and the prize is a one-night stay on Halloween night at the castle in Romania. Sign me up!

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