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Auctioned Ben Hawes Rocket Slide Brings Back Great Memories

When I was a kid, my family picnicked a lot. We didn't live that far from Legion Park, so that was always an option. But so was Chatauqua or Moreland. But our favorite was Ben Hawes Park. Of course, then it was a state park.

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Smithsonian Institute Showcases Items From Its Collection Prior To House Hearing
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Abolitionist Harriet Tubman Will Be Featured On New $20 Bill

It's about time! The Treasury Department announced Wednesday abolitionist Harriet Tubman, who helped free slaves on the Underground Railroad, will be featured on the new $20 bill, replacing President Andrew Jackson.

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Interior of Mammoth Cave National Park
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Field Trips In Kentucky Include Mammoth Cave And Many More

I estimate there's about a month or so left in the school year, maybe? No matter, now that the weather has FINALLY warmed up, it's time for the annual school field trip!

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Dave Spencer
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Empress Theatre Renovations Are Triggering Some Fond Memories [VIDEO]

Well, just shows to go ya how often I get down to the north end of Frederica, but then again maybe THIS did start back up rather quickly.

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New Hulu TV Series Features Fictional Kentucky Town That’s About 12 Miles South of Owensboro [VIDEO]

I was watching the first episode of the cool new Hulu TV series 11.22.63 the other night and caught a familiar sight as it passed across the screen.

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Kentucky Caucus Goers Vote For Republican Presidential Candidates
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Kentucky Has High Voter Turnout For Caucus

The brainchild of Sen. Rand Paul, who dropped out of the Presiential race in early February, Kentucky's first ever Republican Caucus drew a large voter turnout statewide. Front-runner Donald Trump, who visited Louisville last week, won with nearly 36% while Sen. Ted Cruz wasn't far behind finishing with 31.5%.

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Walter F. Sill, Jr. via Facebook
Walter F. Sill, Jr. via Facebook
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Does Anyone Remember Kaintuck Territory? [VIDEO]

I happened upon a list of things you can't do in Kentucky anymore and there were actually things on that list that NOBODY can do anymore, whether you live in Kentucky or not. But there was one I was looking for in particular.

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The Reagan Foundation via YouTube
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Breaking News: Nancy Reagan Dies at 94 Years Old

One of the most beloved First Lady's of all time has passed away from congestive heart failure at the age of 94.

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Zachary Maxwell Stertz
Zachary Maxwell Stertz
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‘American Pickers’ Heading Back To Indiana

Mike, Frank, and Daniellle, the "American Pickers" from the History Channel, are returning to Indiana! So, here's the deal, they are looking for leads and they would love to explore your buried treasure. They are on the hunt for interesting and unique items.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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11 Kentucky Sites Added to National Historic Register But None from Owensboro Which, Nonetheless, Has Plenty Listed

I noticed that the National Register of Historic Places has added eleven Kentucky sites to the list, but none from Owensboro, or the tri-state for that matter.

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A Northern Girl in a Southern World

This is the pilot episode of the Differences Between North and South just in case you missed it last month! We will be filming the next installment about the Differences in the Weather so be looking for that video segment next Saturday!

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WKU, Clinton Lewis
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WKU President Gary Ransdell Announces 2017 Retirement

At Western Kentucky University The Spirit Makes The Master and no one exemplifies that more than President Gary Ransdell. A proud WKU alum, Dr. Ransdell understands and appreciates everything that a Hilltopper embodies. For close to twenty years, Dr. Ransdell has served the university as President, but recently announced his reign as King of the Hill is winding down.

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