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WKU Student Stages Epic ‘Hamilton’ Themed Marriage Proposal [VIDEO]

I have a late entry for National Proposal Day, and it's very clever. Western Kentucky University student Elijah Essa and his fiancee' Sarah Burnett are huge fans of the Tony-winning musical Hamilton. On February 13th, Elijah gathered a big group of the couple's friends at Van Meter Hall to stage a marriage proposal, complete with choreography, set in the world of Hamilton. 

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Whitesville Mercantile Spring Fling Tomorrow [VIDEO]

Time to grab your family and friends and head to the Whitesville Mercantile tomorrow for a big celebration. Great food, fun and savings galore await you along with the Easter Bunny and WBKR!

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Lent Lunch Options In Owensboro [VIDEO]

Lent is a time celebrated by many Catholics to remind themselves of the value of repenting.  It is known to a lot of people as a time to sacrifice things you indulge in.  It is also a time fasting.  Most Catholics give up eating meat on Fridays and other options can be hard to find.  So we did some searching for you!

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Saving Paws Animal Rescue of Kentucky
Saving Paws Animal Rescue of Kentucky
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Help Save Pets this Weekend in Owensboro [PHOTOS]

There's a fundraiser for Sparky Dog Rescue happening this weekend in Owensboro. You'll have a chance to eat some lunch, check out adoptable pets and register for prizes. Oh, and the Easter Bunny will be there too taking pictures with your pets or children!

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Is KY Among the Lamest Places to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? [INTERACTIVE MAP]

Tomorrow is St. Patrick's Day so pull out the green clothes, get ready to drink green beer and eat green candy! Candystore.com investigated which states really know how to celebrate St. Paddy's Day. Did Kentucky have the luck of the Irish on its side and make the cut?

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Owensboro’s Home To A Brand New Gourmet Coffee Shop [VIDEO]

I love shopping local!  Probably one of my favorite past times.  Ashley S. (our Digital Managing Gal) and I went to check out the new Gourmet coffee shop The Spot last Friday.  We took a video tour and even tried the coffee.  It was a total treat!

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Moseleyville Volunteer Fire Department
Moseleyville Volunteer Fire Department
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Moseleyville Volunteer Fire Department Pancake Breakfast

Saturday morning you have a chance to eat some delicious pancakes and enjoy fellowship with the community to support the Moseleyville Volunteer Fire Department!

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School Teachers Allowed to Carry Guns
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Kentucky 6th Most Dependent on the Gun Industry [DATA]

When the new President took office, my friends and family were concerned about how it would affect gun ownership. Gun dealers are even more concerned because it's how they make a living. WalletHub reported this morning that Kentucky is ranked the 6th Most Dependent State on the Gun Industry so there's reason to be concerned indeed.

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US Postal Services Looks To Redesign Its Truck Fleet
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Owensboro Post Office Hosting Passport Fair This Saturday

If you have plans to travel out of the country anytime soon and don't have your passport you're in luck!  The US Post Office main Owensboro location in Bon Harbor Hills will host a Passport Fair this Saturday, March 18, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

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WKU Athletic Director Offers Excused Absence Note For NCAA Women’s Tournament [PHOTO]

This past Saturday afternoon, I tuned in to listen to the Conference USA title game between my WKU Lady Toppers and the Southern Mississippi Lady Eagles. The Lady Tops dominated and they earned 19th trip to the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament. And guess what? Their first round game against Ohio State is this Friday afternoon in Lexington! Wanna go? 

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube
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The Tri-State Bucket List Makes a Stop at Beaver Dam’s OC Cafe [VIDEO]

We (Digital Managing Editor Ashley and myself) have met the BEST people on our Tri-State Bucket List adventures. A lot of good folks have struck gold in our region.

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GRADSA World Down Syndrome Day Celebration [PHOTOS]

GRADSA is such an important part of our community and Sunday you'll have a chance to show support and celebrate with friends and family! It's World Down Syndrome Day so lets gather at the Owensboro Sports Center for tons of fun!

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