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Muhlenberg Co. Teacher Kim Crosby Driving Monster Trucks

Kim Crosby from Muhlenberg Co has quite a bit to be proud of. She's a teacher, she raced in the then NASCAR Busch Series, and now, she's is driving monster trucks!

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Cinderella’s Closet Making Prom Dreams Come True This Weekend

Some of my best memories from high school were from prom. Dress shopping, getting hair and make-up done with my friends, the limo rides, dinner and hours of ridiculous dancing the night away... But, not everyone has that positive experience. Some girls and their parents have a hard time affording everything that comes along with prom night. A dress, shoes, jewelry, hair and make-up can really add up. This is where Cinderella's Closet comes in!

Cinderella's Closet of Western Kentucky puts a little bippity-boppity-bam in prom! This organization provides formal wear to girls who could not otherwise afford to attend their prom.

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DCHS Senior English Project via YouTube
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Moonlite Bar-B-Q Competing In “America’s Best BBQ Spot” Bracket

I thought the only "madness" tied to this time of year was college basketball. I was wrong. There's a new bracket out there to determine the country's best BBQ spot. Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn is in the field of 32!

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Did I Make a Better DQ Cone Than Jaclyn? (Hey, I Dipped It in Butterscotch!) [VIDEO]

Our good friend Matt Canty, proprietor of Dairy Queens in Owensboro on New Hartford Road and in Beaver Dam, challenged me to make a better ice cream cone than Jaclyn.

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The Real “Arrow” Gives Jamal Murray A Boost Going Into NCAA Tournament

The University of Kentucky Men's Basketball team is primed to make a run in this year's NCAA Tournament. One weapon, pun intended, is freshman guard Jamal Murray. Murray has made the arrow his post made three signature move.

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube
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Three Options Now Attached to Icemen Move to Owensboro [VIDEO]

The Evansville Icemen are moving to Owensboro. That we know. They will be called the Owensboro Icemen. That we now know if we didn't already. The Owensboro Icemen will play hockey in the Owensboro Sportscenter. That we now, actually, don't know for sure.

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Deadly Perry County Shooting Suspect At Large

Indiana State Police say a shooting in Perry County earlier today has left one person dead.

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Kentucky Gets a 4-Seed in NCAA Tournament, One Seed Below the Team They Beat in SEC Final

I don't understand something. I watched Kentucky and Texas A&M battle it out in a thrilling SEC Championship game on Sunday afternoon. Kentucky won, 82-77 in overtime. And then their seed--they got a 4--is one below the A&M, whom they beat.

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Kentucky Kingdom Plans to Convert a Defunct Roller Coaster

Kentucky Kingdom was once a ghost town. When I'd go to the state fair or just drive by on the interstate, what an eerie feeling I'd get looking at those coasters that were just standing there.

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The Struggles Only Kentuckians Can Relate To

I'll admit the weather, though extremely rainy this week, has not been too bad. However, I'll still have to wear a rain slicker when I go out later. I'll pray for a week like this when it's 100 degrees this summer. It's just one of the struggles we deal with in Kentucky. 

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The McLean County Junior Leadership Class Visits WBKR [VIDEO]

Juniors and seniors from the McLean County High School Junior Leadership Class visited WBKR on a field trip Thursday afternoon.

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UK’s Tyler Ulis Named SEC Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year

I happen to believe, from a completely objective point of view, that UK sophomore Tyler Ulis is the best point guard in the country. This kid's extraordinary talent is matched by his intelligence, his seeming wisdom-beyond-his-years.

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