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Tornado Watch Issued for Western Kentucky

The National Weather Service has now issued a Tornado Watch for the entire WBKR coverage area in Western Kentucky.

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Southern Comfort Sold To Sazerac For $543 Million
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Beaver Dam, Kentucky Hosts Wet/Dry Vote Today

Ten years ago, the citizens of Beaver Dam voted to stay dry and continue to prohibit alcohol sales.  Today, the issue is at hand again and voters are heading to the precinct at Beaver Dam Elementary to weigh in.

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Owensboro Shooting Victim in Stable Condition

Owensboro police have released updated information about the shooting that took place Friday morning in the 500 block of E. 24th Street.

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Slight Risk for Severe Weather Expected Tuesday

The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center has issued a slight risk for severe weather for the tri-state this Tuesday.

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John Calipari Tells Kansas Fan the ‘Cats Will Lose to Jayhawks

I certainly hope by now that Big Blue Nation has learned to develop a sense of humor regarding John Calipari's sense of humor.

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OPD Shooting Investigation [UPDATE]

The Owensboro Police Department has released details on the shooting that occurred Friday morning.

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WKU President Gary Ransdell Announces 2017 Retirement

At Western Kentucky University The Spirit Makes The Master and no one exemplifies that more than President Gary Ransdell. A proud WKU alum, Dr. Ransdell understands and appreciates everything that a Hilltopper embodies. For close to twenty years, Dr. Ransdell has served the university as President, but recently announced his reign as King of the Hill is winding down.

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The University of Kentucky Offers a Class About…Tacos

When I was attending Western Kentucky University, I was amazed at the cool classes that were offered that a student could use to fulfill general elective requirements.

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I Had Forgotten Rupp Arena Was Due for Renovations When This Video Reminded Me [VIDEO]

It was about three years ago that I heard about the plan to upgrade Rupp Arena. And, boy, is it ever needed.

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Owensboro School Trending On Facebook

How cool is this!?! Estes Elementary in Owensboro is trending nationwide on Facebook! Imagine my surprise when I was scrolling thru my news feed, looked on the right side to see what was going on and saw this!

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CDC Says The Kissing Bug Is In Kentucky [Video]

It's not what it sounds like, but the CDC confirms that the Kissing Bug is in Kentucky.  And, no.  You don't get it from kissing.  That's got to be a relief, right?  But this won't be.  The Kissing Bug gets its name because they actually "kiss" you.  But trust us.  You won't want them to.

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Noah’s Ark Replica In Kentucky Will Get Tax Incentive [VIDEO]

After ruling two years ago the Noah's Ark replica being built in Williamstown, would not get a tax incentive, a federal judge ruled Monday to reverse the decision saying Kentucky officials violated the builders' First Amendment protections by blocking it from sales tax tourism incentives that could have been worth up to $18 million.

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