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YouTube Denies Kentucky State Police Request to Remove Slain State Trooper’s Final Radio Transmission

After the audio from slain Kentucky State Trooper Joseph Ponder's final radio transmission was converted to video and uploaded to YouTube, Kentucky State Police were bombarded with inquiries about how to get it removed out of respect for the family.

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KY Transportation Cabinet
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Audubon/Pennyrile Parkway Interchanges Closing in Henderson

If you're heading from Owensboro to Madisonville or Henderson to Madisonville or Madisonville to Henderson or Owensboro this weekend, you need to read this.  The KY Transportation Cabinet is reminding motorists that two ramps of the Audubon/Pennyrile Parkways will be closed starting at 7pm this evening.

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Kentucky Has a Great Shot to Beat Florida…and I Found 28 Reasons Why It Will Happen

Okay, guys, I love college football. But I cannot write about it as fluidly as I can college basketball. So I'll let Mrs. Tyler Thompson do it.

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Jeb Bush To Visit Louisville On September 24th

Republican Presidential candidate Jeb Bush will visit Louisville next week. He's the first candidate, in what seems like a cast of thousands, to visit Kentucky since the race got rolling.

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Creek Near Barren River Lake Invaded by Alligator

Back in July, I was chatting with a deputy sheriff during a Dairy Queen road show over on New Hartford Road. And he told me about a call the department got one time about an unwelcome reptile lurking in the ditch nearby.

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Kentucky Finalizing Details of New DUI Law

Kentucky Transportation officials say the state is getting closer to implementing a new DUI law that will require some drunken drivers to get ignition interlock devices on their vehicles.

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John Calipari May Have Once and For All Put NBA Rumors to Rest

After a 2-0 start and its first SEC road win in 6 years, Kentucky Wildcat football could and SHOULD be uppermost in the minds of Big Blue fans everywhere. And I think they have a good shot against Florida in Commonwealth Saturday.

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Governor Steve Beshear Issues Statement About Fallen Kentucky State Trooper

The horribly sad news that Kentucky State Trooper Joseph Ponder had been killed in the line of duty was what many of us learned as we started our days. Just awful.

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Kentucky State Trooper Shot And Killed In Lyon County

A high speed chase Sunday night led to the death of a Kentucky State Trooper. The Kentucky State Police stated that Trooper Joseph Cameron Ponder, 31, made a traffic stop when the driver fled the stop.

Via KSP:

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Ashley Sollars, WBKR
Ashley Sollars, WBKR
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Thunderbirds Dedicate Owensboro Air Show Performance To Fallen Tri-State Soldiers

I knew that I would really enjoy the time I was going to get to spend around the United States Air Force Thunderbirds, but I underestimated how impressive they would be. Sure, the jets and show are awesome, but it was their general demeanor toward our town that was so memorable.

Chad and I were able to spend time with them before his flight Thursday and I was overwhelmed by how polite, humbling, generous and gracious they were with everyone they interacted with.

But, it was what I saw circulating on Facebook this evening that brought tears to my eyes.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Fall Is the Time for Scenic Drives in Kentucky — Here Are Ten

Last month, we visited family in New Mexico. Now when I mention that, I'm often asked if that's where I'm from. Nope. It's the other way around.  The family that's out there--my mom's brother and sister--are native Kentuckians.

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Owensboro Air Show TODAY! Meet Thunderbird 4 [VIDEO]

To say being around the United States Air Force Thunderbirds squadron has been cool is the understatement of the year. Just watching how they prepare for an air show is beyond impressive.
You have a chance to see the Thunderbirds in action today and Sunday in downtown Owensboro during the Owensboro Air Show!

I had the chance to talk with Curt, the pilot of Thunderbird 4 and he is SO excited to be here in Owensboro. Talk a look at our talk, I think y'all will love his call-sign, ha!

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