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Dave vs. Jaclyn in the Big Roundabout Debate…and We Have Proof Who’s Wrong [VIDEO]

It's been 30 months since the admittedly unusual Hwy 81/Hwy 56 intersection was converted to a roundabout to make traffic flow more smoothly.

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The Dixie Chicks Are Coming to Louisville

Their European tour is sold out. Now they'll go for it, stateside. The Dixie Chicks have added new North American dates to their DCX MMXVI tour, and one of the venues is about a hundred miles up the road.

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Twister Rips City [Video]

Do you remember where you were on January 3rd., 2000 at 4:10 p.m?

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The Summer of ’99: Remembering the Terror of The Railroad Killer [Video]

I remember the Summer of '99 vividly.  I was working in the News Department here at WBKR/WOMI and there was no bigger, or more terrifying news story, than that of Rafael Resendez-Ramirez, who was better known by the nickname "The Railroad Killer."  Resendez-Ramirez was among the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives and was the subject of a nationwide manhunt that weaved in and out of Texas, Illinois and Kentucky.  And rumors were swirling that he was spotted in Owensboro.

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Hartford Seeking Wet/Dry Vote With Online Petition

The wet/dry issue isn't finished yet in Ohio County. When the countywide special election was held in April, both of Hartford's precincts voted in favor of the county going wet. Ultimately, the vote went the way of the county, despite Beaver Dam going wet, staying dry. Now, a new online petition has been started to get a special wet/dry election solely for the city of Hartford.

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I Wonder How Many UK Fans Have Seen This Rest Area Bench [PHOTO]

Returning from Tennessee, I stopped at that state line rest area that's been there since the covered wagon days and saw something I hadn't seen before.

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Brett Wharff
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McLean County High Yearbook Staff Visits WBKR [VIDEO]

Back in the dark ages, I was on the Daviess County Middle School yearbook staff. That's back when we used papyrus, stone, and chisels.

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Kentucky Fares Pretty Well in Nationwide Gambling Analysis

I am not a gambler. I have gambled. But I'm not good at it at all. Except for one time in Vegas in '92 and another at Ellis Park a few years back, I've never won at gambling. Ever.

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Residents In Two Area Counties Losing SNAP Benefits May 1

Residents in eight Kentucky counties will lose their food stamp benefits for not complying with federal work and training programs. Daviess and Henderson counties are among those listed.

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Jay Leno Opens His Heart and Wallet for Slain Kentucky Officer’s Widow and Son [VIDEO]

On November 6th, 2015, Richmond, Kentucky police officer Daniel Ellis was killed in the line of duty. This past Saturday, a fundraiser for his widow and son was held at St. Mark Catholic Church in Richmond. And Jay Leno was there!

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Reba Coming To The Kentucky State Fair!

Get excited Tri-State, Reba is coming back! The Kentucky State Fair just announced that Reba will be joining the 2016 line-up and is bringing Parmalee with her!

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Struggling Sears Holdings To Announce Q3 Earnings
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Kmart Closing Five Stores in Kentucky

We have already said goodbye to our Sears store inside Towne Square Mall in Owensboro.  And, now, the chain has announced it's closing additional Sears and Kmart locations throughout the nation.  In fact, five Kmart stores in Kentucky are shutting their doors.  Are the Owensboro stores going to survive the newest round of cuts?

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