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Shop With A Cop Event Was Heart-Warming

I've said it a thousand times, but, we are blessed in the Tri-State with amazing law enforcement officers and departments. This week, I was able to, once again, witness this first-hand. Carsyn and I had the pleasure of tagging along for the FOP's annual Shop with a Cop event here in Owensboro. My Owensboro Police Department friends set everything up and we joined in on the great night.

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Morozova Tatiana
Morozova Tatiana
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Kentucky Named Worst State For Animal Protection Laws

Website Thrillist has surveyed all 50 states as to what each state is the worst at. For example, Kansas has the ugliest scenery, Nevada has the highest divorce rate (Vegas, hello?!?), and Washington is the worst at liking Justin Bieber, right. So according to this survey and their research, the site names Kentucky as the worst state for animal protection.

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Nastco, ThinkStock
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OPD’s Shop With A Cop Event Next Week

The Owensboro Police Department's annual "Shop With A Cop" event is next Tuesday! Every year, officers in the OPD take local children shopping for Christmas. Here's what OPD has to say about their awesome event:

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UK Forward Alex Poythress Suffers Season-Ending ACL Injury

 

It has been confirmed that UK forward Alex Poythress tore his ACL in practice and will miss the rest of the season.

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Kentucky’s Win Over Columbia Wasn’t Pretty, But Good Things Did Happen [VIDEO]

I did not watch Kentucky's 56-46 win over Columbia Wednesday night. I heard it. And, like many of you, I kept wondering when the 'Cats were going to flip that switch they've been flipping.

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Dave Spencer
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Several Kentucky Cell Phone Users Sent Erroneous Emergency Alert

I hope that never happens to me. Can you imagine receiving an emergency alert from the federal government on your phone? Can you imagine a certain amount of time (probably too long for comfort) passing before you got to the bottom of its nature?

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Dave Spencer; Roxianne Payne; Jamie Carroll/Thinkstock
Dave Spencer; Roxianne Payne; Jamie Carroll/Thinkstock
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KentuckyTourism.com Suggests Great Ways to Celebrate Christmas in the Bluegrass

Here's something odd and random. Or maybe it's neither. But I was just thinking the other day...I have NEVER been out of town on Christmas Day. It's never happened.

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ROMP 2015 Artist Annoucned!

If you've never been to ROMP Fest, you are missing out on one of the coolest music festivals in the Southeast and it's right here! Yep, ROMP 2015, June 24th - 27th, at Yellowcreek Park is sure to be another success with the announcement of this artist in the line-up...

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Andy Lyons/Getty Images Sport; Chris Covatta/Getty Images Sport
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UK Could Face Its Stiffest Test of the Season Thus Far Against the Texas Longhorns

It's the game I've anticipated the most since the top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats' schedule was released. A match-up with the 6th-ranked Texas Longhorns is a rare tilt for UK.

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OPD Searching For Missing Adult [PHOTO]

The Owensboro Police Department is searching for a missing adult male and needs your help. Here is the official report:

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Dave Spencer
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Dave Spencer Interviews Uncle Lee Ahead of the Closing of Uncle Lee’s [VIDEO]

This one's kind of two-fold. I had to make it a tri-state bucket list item because, one, it's Uncle Lee's and, two, it's going to close before too long.

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Roger Mcclean/Thinkstock
Roger Mcclean/Thinkstock
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Thirteen Kentucky School Districts Dealing with Snow Days the Best They Can, Despite What and Oregon News Service Thinks

The number of school days missed last year in 13 Kentucky districts , due to winter weather, was four times higher than the previous year. Now, will someone tell me why an online Oregon news service cares so much?

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