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Kentucky’s Transportation Cabinet Says Low Gas Prices Could Be Costly

I don't know about you, but I've been enjoying spending well under $3 a gallon for gasoline, of late. I think I saw $2.71 on some sign on the way into work. I dig it.

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Smoking Now Banned on State-Owned Properties in Kentucky

Effective today, smoking is banned in state-owned properties in the state of Kentucky.  The Commonwealth has the highest rate of adult smokers in the nation and the sixth highest youth smoking rate.  And, now, lawmakers have done something about it.

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The Duff: The Official Movie Trailer [Video]

Here's the official movie trailer for The Duff!  "The Duff", by the way, stands for "the designated ugly fat friend."  The movie is based on a novel written by McLean County High School graduate Kody Keplinger.

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With Suffocating Defense, Kentucky Blasts Kansas 72-40

"Did anyone see who was driving that truck?" the Kansas Jayhawks might have said tonight after getting crushed by the Kentucky Wildcats 72-40 in game two of the State Farm Champions Classic in Indianapolis. The funny thing is, UK's offense was just okay at a 43% shooting clip.

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John Calipari Fields Questions in Pre-Kentucky/Kansas Press Conference [VIDEO]

I think the platoon system is a nice idea. But I feel that, more than anything, it simply represents what a deep team Kentucky has. You'd have to have EVERYTHING go exactly your way to do five-in/five-out during the entire length of a game.

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All Wrapped Up Gift & Craft Show 2014

Rough River Dam State Resort Park Presents the 4th Annual All Wrapped Up Gift & Craft Show 2014! The Holidays are right around the corner and this event is a great place to kick-start your shopping! The event is November 15th - 16th at the Rough River Dam State Resort in Falls of Rough, Kentucky.

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Letters Being Accepted For Christmas Wish 2014

It's time again for the 38th annual WBKR WOMI Telecom Pioneers Christmas Wish program! We want to make sure that every child gets a visit from Santa this year and we'll need your help to do that. The Christmas Wish office will officially open December 1st in Towne Square Mall in Owensboro, but we are now accepting letters requesting help this Holiday season.

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Grape Nuts III: Our Day At Monkey Hollow Winery [PHOTOS]

Saturday was our third trip taking some of our lovely lady WBKR listeners to Monkey Hollow Winery in St. Meinrad. As always, our Grape Nuts III trip was a blast! We had a great time with the fun staff at MH and had so much fun painting in the new events room.

Check  out our fun day! 

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Here’s My Take On Negative Political Campaigns… It Ain’t Pretty [VIDEO]

We're all sick of it. Sick of the TV commercials, the radio ads, the countless political mailers that just never end. Blue or red, we are over it. I'm not sure when the political world became so hateful, but, I can't remember a time when it was friendly.  Why are political campaigns so negative? I for sure don't get it. And, it's annoying. (That's the nicest word I'm allowed to use without getting in trouble from  my boss.)

If you've ever listened to my Midday Show, you know I'm not afraid to go on a good rant every now and then. So, why not a rant about these nasty political ads? Add some good patriotic music and we're ready!

Go ahead, listen to my take on the negative ads...

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Take a Look at Eight Creepy Abandoned Places in Kentucky…Well, Nine

Yeah, I gotta say "nine" because of the attached photo of Miller Lake, a summertime Daviess County hotspot many, many years ago.

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Dave Spencer Spends the Day at (and Does a Little Work on) the Miller Farm in Island [VIDEO]

Back in August, during our Thank a Farmer series, we spotlighted the Miller Farms in Island, Kentucky. And during my visit, Jonathan Miller invited me back. Last week, I took him up on it.

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2014 Kraftucky Arts & Crafts Expo

Experience the region's best arts and crafts at Kraftucky! The event is November 7th - November 9th at the Owensboro Convention Center. Expect to see thousands of arts and crafts items for sale, from jewelry to glass art.

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