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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 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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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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Category: Kentucky News, Weather
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Aaron Hancock via YouTube
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Owensboro High School Hail Mary Makes ESPN Top Plays [VIDEO]

This morning, I got a text from Barb Birgy--"The Barb"--and she told me that her husband Chris saw Owensboro High School's Hail Mary pass on. We all were at the Ultimate Dirty Santa Party and missed it. But how cool is that?!?

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Scuffle Ensues at Kentucky/Louisville Game After UK Players Reportedly Step on Cardinal Logo

Ah, rivalries. They MAKE sports, if you ask me. But I think the FANS are the ones that make them more enjoyable. And boy are the UK and U of L fans gonna get a lot of track out of this one.

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LiveSportsCaster via YouTube
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Owensboro To State Title Game On Hail Mary Pass [VIDEO]

I've said it all my life... "If you weren't raised in a football town, you just don't understand." There's something about those Friday night lights that stay with you throughout your life. You ask any NFL player their favorite football memories, you can bet they'll tell you a story about their high school playing days. Last night, the members of the Owensboro Red Devils football team made a memory that will last a lifetime and a story to tell their grandchildren. Watch this amazing game-winning touchdown.

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Small Business Saturday THIS Weekend

Let the Holiday shopping season begin! By now, you've made your list and checked it twice, it's time to hit the stores and start crossing some of those names off your gift list! Why not get your loved ones gifts that they'll love while supporting your LOCAL businesses?

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Kentucky State Fair to Be Examined After Lowest Attendance in 30 Years

Was it because it was too hot? Was it because the kids were all back in school? Wellllll...it's ALWAYS hot in Kentucky in mid-August and the kids are ALWAYS back in school in Kentucky in mid-August.

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EPD Offers Advice To Parents Regarding Replica Handguns And Their Children

Over the weekend, a 12 year-old was killed by a police officer in Cleveland. The 12 year-old was brandishing a replica handgun and was shot while being approached by the officer. This tragic event could have been avoided and the Evansville Police Department wants to make sure this does not happen here.

PLEASE, especially those of us who are parents, take the time to read this statement made by the EPD... It could save a life.

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Letters Being Accepted For Christmas Wish 2014

The Christmas Wish office will officially open in a week on Monday, December 1st in Towne Square Mall in Owensboro, but the letters are already rolling in. We want to make sure that everyone who needs a jolly little helper this year gets the help needed. If you or someone you know will need the help of CW this season, now is the time to get your letter in. 

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Kentucky’s Transportation Cabinet Says Low Gas Prices Could Be Costly

I don't know about you, but I've been enjoying spending well under $3 a gallon for gasoline, of late. I think I saw $2.71 on some sign on the way into work. I dig it.

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Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images
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Smoking Now Banned on State-Owned Properties in Kentucky

Effective today, smoking is banned in state-owned properties in the state of Kentucky.  The Commonwealth has the highest rate of adult smokers in the nation and the sixth highest youth smoking rate.  And, now, lawmakers have done something about it.

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