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Is Kentucky 2017’s Most Stressed State? [DATA]

April is Stress Awareness Month so WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis to determine which states are 2017's most and least stressed. I was surprised where Kentucky landed.

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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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Payless Shoe Source Closing Stores In Owensboro, Madisonville, and Hopkinsville

Last week, Barb Birgy, reported that Payless Shoe Stores announced they were filing for bankruptcy.  At the time the fate of tristate stores was unsure.

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KSNT News  via YouTube
KSNT News via YouTube
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Payless Shoe Stores Reportedly Filing for Bankruptcy [VIDEO]

Sears, Kmart, JC Penny and Macy’s announced major store closings this year and now another retailer is reportedly in trouble. Are you a shoe lover like me? One major shoe retailer could be closing some stores.

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Graveyard next to Hilton Suites
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The Dearly Departed Next to a Major Hotel [PHOTOS]

So in addition to staying at the haunted bed and breakfast Saturday night, the night before I stayed at a Hilton Suites in Brentwood outside of Nashville. It wasn't haunted but, as we were pulling away, here's what I saw.

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Reba McEntire
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Reba McEntire Honors Friends Who Perished in 1991 Plane Crash

It's hard to believe that its been 26 years ago today that a  terrible tragedy shook country music to its core. Reba McEntire took to social media this morning with a heartfelt tribute to honor her friends who were lost that day.

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Kentucky State Parks via You Tube
Kentucky State Parks via You Tube
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Kentucky State Parks Family Adventure Quest Registration Is Online For 2017 [VIDEO]

When my sister and I were younger, Mom and Dad would load us up in the car and we would go to a state park or take an historical road trip. The Kentucky State Parks Family Adventure Quest puts a new spin on the average road trip. In its twelfth year, the families can now register online to get their "quest" booklet and other goodies!

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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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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