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Jukebox Hero Extended Replay: June 28th, 1986 [VIDEOS]

Earlier, during the BKR's Dozen, you heard Chad and I select the year 1986 for our Jukebox Hero segment, the portion of the program when we play the #1 song from this week at some time in the past.

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Category: History, Music, What's New
Erin Grant
Erin Grant
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A Woman Will Be On The New $10 Dollar Bill By 2020 (Who Should It Be?)

I have way too much change in my wallet/purse, I don't what to call it, but when I picked out what I though was a quarter, I discovered it was the Susan B. Anthony one dollar piece. It's dated 1979, and it was in circulation for only a few years. When the $10 dollar bill gets a makeover, a woman will be on it. It's about time!

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Ruby Mercer Topmiller
Ruby Mercer Topmiller
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Dave Spencer’s Old Family Photo Is a Mystery [PHOTO]

My family was littered with photographers--my great-grandfather, my grandparents--on my mom's side of the family. They ran the old Mercer Studio downtown on 2nd Street.

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iStock
iStock
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Chalkboards Nearly 100 Years Old Unearthed [PHOTOS]

This is one of the neatest stories I've seen in a while. Last week, contractors in Oklahoma City were removing old chalkboards to make room for new, hip smart boards, they discovered another set of chalkboards from 1917 complete with lessons and pictures. Take a look!

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube
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50-Year-Old Time Capsule Unearthed at Daviess County Courthouse [VIDEO]

Downtown was HOPPIN' Saturday afternoon what with all of us men getting ready to cook for 100 Men Who Cook at the Owensboro Convention Center AND an amazing piece of history being revealed for the first time in 50 years!

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NOAA Photo Library/Getty Images
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Today Marks the 25th Anniversary of the Petersburg Tornado

I remember the Petersburg tornado very well. I was in this building when it happened. We were relaying information as best we could from what we were getting over the phone. In 1990, there was no social media.

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Erin Grant
Erin Grant
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My Five Most Interesting Sites in Ohio County [PHOTOS]

This was really, really fun, and interesting. I thought I would do a little exploring around Ohio County, why not? And I brought along my cousin Alex for the impromptu road trip. He's harmless.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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5 Businesses That Have Been Where They Are for As Long As I Can Remember [PHOTOS]

I've been on this old marble for 49 years and in Owensboro for 99.7% of that time. And it's interesting to drive around and notice those businesses that have been in the same location for as long as I can remember.

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Erin Grant
Erin Grant
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What Is A Linsey-Woolsey Britches Winter?

Has anyone noticed how chilly it's been the last few nights? This phenomenon in Kentucky is not unusual. In fact, there are many types of "folklore winters". I've always heard of either a Dogwood or Blackberry Winter, but Linsey-Woolsey Britches???? No, but I totally get it.

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube
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Dave Spencer Interviews Abraham Lincoln and Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Sacramento [VIDEO]

I've had some really cool interviews over the years, but I can honestly say getting to talk to President Abraham Lincoln and General Robert E. Lee was a rare opportunity.

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Armed Forces Day

May 16th, 2015 is Armed Forces Day. In 1949, the third Saturday in May was declared to celebrate those who have served in the armed forces for our great country. Although we are grateful and thankful each and every day to everyone who serves our country, today is a special day of gratitude. To those who serve the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force, we say Thank You.

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube
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If You Were King, What Would Masonville Elementary/Beacon Central High Become? [POLL/VIDEO]

Now that the dust has settled, somewhat, on the former Masonville Elementary School/Beacon Central High School, I'm curious about something. What would you like to see the venerable old building become?

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