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Owensboro Mayor Ron Payne Retiring, Not Seeking Re-Election

Owensboro Mayor Ron Payne made a special announcement at a press conference Friday afternoon.

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Third Annual Moonlight Ride To Benefit St. Jude Coming June 3rd [VIDEO]

It's almost time for the Moonlight Ride in downtown Owensboro to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital! This will be the third year bikers and riders will be gathering to ride all over city and help kids like Ben Halbig. Take a look!

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The Burger Nerd/McDonald's via YouTube
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Who Remembers the McPizza from McDonald’s? [Video]

Do you remember the McPizza?  Chances are you do if you live in the tristate area.  It was 1989 that McDonald's launched and tested the product right here in the WBKR listening area.  McDonald's locations in Owensboro, Kentucky and Evansville, Indiana were serving up 14-inch, family-style pizzas and, if you ask me, they were delicious!

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Georgia Tech v Louisville
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University of Louisville Announces More Self-Imposed Sanctions

The University of Louisville already banned itself from the 2015-2016 post-season. Earlier today, the school announced more self-imposed sanctions related to allegations made by Katina Powell in a book published last October.

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NCAA Basketball Tournament - Second Round - Gonzaga v Utah
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Kyle Wiltjer Will Throw Out First Pitch At Bowling Green Hot Rods Game Thursday Night

Now that the season is over, a couple of now former UK players are making the rounds to greet fans and say thank you. Kyle Wiltjer, who transferred to Gonzaga after his sophomore season will be in Bowling Green this Thursday night to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Bowling Green Hot Rods home opener.

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Indiana v Kentucky
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UK’s Skal Labissiere to Join Jamal Murray in NBA Draft

So Jamal Murray is off to the NBA. No shock there. The only surprising thing surrounding that piece of news is the fact that Kentucky made such a big deal about the announcement, shrouding it in secrecy until it happened Friday. I think we all knew the score with Murray.

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Chris Stapleton Returns To His Hometown Of Paintsville To Play Two Free Concerts [VIDEO]

Well, Chris Stapleton has made quite a mark on the world, but recently, he returned to where it all started, his hometown of Paintsville, Kentucky to play a couple of free shows at his alma mater, Johnson Central High School. As you'll see, he did a little more than just play. This is awesome.

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Tri-State Bucket List: Lil Bits Home Cooked Food in Island KY [VIDEO]

I'd say we've come full circle with the Bucket List series except we're hardly done. You see, the series BEGAN at the Island Dairy Freeze. And now, we're back in Island and just up the road.

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UK Forward Alex Poythress Is Coming to Owensboro

The traditional post-season Wildcat Kentucky tour starring Alex Poythress continues this Friday afternoon in Owensboro.

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1996 Final Four
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Kentucky 1996 Championship Team Ranked #13 In Sports Illustrated

Tonight, the NCAA will crown its 78th Men's Basketball Champion. One of those teams in this year's Final Four, Syracuse, was in the title game twenty years ago when they met the unstoppable force of Rick Pitino and the Kentucky Wildcats. Sports Illustrated has released a ranking of all 77 championship teams and the '96 team ranked the highest at number 13.

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Kesha Headlining PickAxe Summerfest In Bowling Green

I was scrolling through Facebook the other day, as one does, and I noticed a friend of mine had tagged her daughter to alert her to a Kesha concert in Bowling Green?? Since April Fool's pranks were out in full force, I decided to do some fact-checking and believe it or not, the hit pop singer/songwriter will be headlining a concert festival in Bowling Green, KY this summer.

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Crime Scene Investigation
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What Are Kentucky’s Most Dangerous Cities?

I would imagine that anyone making guesses as to the answer to the question in that headline would include Louisville. And they'd be right. But Louisville isn't number one. It's not even in the top five.

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