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70th Anniversary Commemoration of D-Day Event Schedule For Owensboro

On Saturday, June 7th at 1:00pm, there will be a 70th Anniversary Commemoration of D-Day at the Owensboro Sportscenter. This event will honor veterans who served in World War II and recognize the 70th anniversary of the Allied Invasion at Normandy, France.

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Len Trievnor/Express/Getty Images
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An Old College Assignment Reveals a Connection Between Dave’s Great-Aunt and Perry Como [VIDEO]

My mother's place is like our family museum. There are "exhibits" on shelves and glass showcases plus photography, some of which hangs on the walls and most of which lies in scrapbooks in albums.

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Todd Hernandez via Facebook
Todd Hernandez via Facebook
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Little Girl Tells Best Jonah and the Whale Story Ever! [VIDEO]

Growing up Southern Baptist, I've been to my fair share of Sunday School classes, Vacation Bible Schools and countless revivals, but I'm pretty sure I've never heard the story of Jonah and the whale quite like this. Roxianne the Receptionist showed me this video she found on Facebook and I was not prepared for it, ha!

You must take the time out of your day and watch this adorable little girl tell you all about Jonah, with the amazing story like you've never heard!

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Ron Schildknecht; ParaBreakdown via YouTube
Ron Schildknecht; ParaBreakdown via YouTube
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Have YOU Ever Seen the Pope Lick Monster of Eastern Jefferson County? [VIDEO]

First we had the sheepsquatch, now we have the Pope Lick Monster AKA the Goatman. It's like a couple of guys ate some radioactive mutton, or something, and mutated.

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Harry Murray circa 1917; Dave Spencer circa 2011 (Wikipedia; Dave Spencer Family Archives)
Harry Murray circa 1917; Dave Spencer circa 2011 (Wikipedia; Dave Spencer Family Archives)
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Crikey! Dave Spencer Was WHO in a Previous Life? [VIDEO]

Who knew that before I get on the air at 2PM each weekday, you're being entertained by a former major role player in the Mexican Revolution and a former jazz trumpeter?

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Ian Cox, ThinkStock
Ian Cox, ThinkStock
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In My Past Life, I Was…

Earlier today, Chad posted up who he was in a previous life. (Well, according to a silly little search you can do on Google, ha!) I was born on August 30, 1982. So, what did my search show??

Check it out here!

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Category: History, Humor
Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Magnet, Indiana Civil War Memorial the Perfect Discovery on Memorial Day Weekend [VIDEO]

I've mentioned many times my affinity for hitting the road and discovering new places. Give me any old back road and I'm pretty sure I'll want to see where it leads.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Throwback Thursday: Find the WBKR DJ in an Old Class Photo

So, it's Throwback Thursday and I thought I'd toss this one out there. Most have correctly guessed. Only two have gotten it wrong. But a LOT changes in 40+ years.

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Category: Family, History, Photos
60 Minutes/CBS via YouTube
60 Minutes/CBS via YouTube
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60 Minutes Offers Sneak Preview of the 9/11 Museum in New York City [Video]

Country music fans can answer the question, "Where were you when the world stopped turning?"  In fact, just about everyone on the planet can. Now, tourists from around the world can remember 9/11 inside a riveting new museum located under what used to be the World Trade Center in New York City.

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925wbkr via YouTube
925wbkr via YouTube
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Jac and Dave Discuss Some Really Old, But Cool Vinyl Albums [VIDEO]

Weirdly enough, the day Jaclyn brought in some cool old albums she'd recently purchased, I discovered some vintage vinyl here at the radio station.

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Category: History, Humor, Music, Newsletter
Rob Carr, Getty Images
Rob Carr, Getty Images
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Country Star To Sing National Anthem At The Kentucky Derby

It's an honor to sing the National Anthem anywhere, but to have the honor of only being the sixth person to ever sing it at the Kentucky Derby must feel amazing. This year, the performance goes to a country music artist who I just know will make us all proud.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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George Jones’ Life and Legacy Remembered on First Anniversary of His Death [VIDEO]

While visiting friends in Nashville on Saturday afternoon, I slipped away to Woodlawn Cemetery. I hadn't yet seen the George Jones monument that had been erected in the last few months.

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Category: Country, History, Music

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