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Kentucky Senate Candidates On KET Tonight

Election Day is less than a month away, have you decided who you're voting for? And more importantly, why you're voting for that person? I understand that the voting process can become quite tainted with all of the ads, but it is one of our greatest responsibilities as a citizen and we should all prepare ourselves more than we do.

The US Senate race here in Kentucky is one of the most watched and most influential races this year. Tonight, on KET (7:00pm CST), Sen. Mitch McConnell and Sec. of State Alison Grimes will discuss important issues in the Senate race.

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Jaclyn Graves
Jaclyn Graves
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I Tried To Get Off The Floor While Wearing The OPD’s 90lb Bomb Squad Suit… It Didn’t Go Well [VIDEO]

Last night, at the Citizens Academy with the Owensboro Police Department, was Hazardous Devices Unit night.... aka,The Bomb Squad. Officer Flory and Officer Alsip spoke with our class about all of their training, job duties and even showed off different types of (non-active) explosives and gear. Being the closet nerd that I am, I found it really fascinating.

The amount of knowledge that they must acquire is crazy impressive. And that suit... y'all, that beast weighs 90 pounds! So, naturally, I put the suit on and tried to get up from laying on the floor. How did it go? Not great, haha! Take a look...

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Doug Pensinger/Getty Images Sport
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Bigfoot in Kentucky? Maybe, Maybe Not, But There’s a Blog About It [VIDEO]

Now, Kentucky does have its share of creatures of folklore. The Sheepsquatch anyone? What about the Pope Lick Monster? Yes, they belong to the Bluegrass State.

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Ken Levine/Getty Images /Allsport
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What Don’t You Know About Kentucky?

Do you know what Kentucky has in common with states like Washington, New York, Maine, Hawaii, and others? Do you know that I really shouldn't even call it a state?

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WBKR Visits The Daniel Pitino Shelter [VIDEO]

WBKR visited The Daniel Pitino Shelter Tuesday, kicking off our "It's Time" community service campaign and I think I can speak for everyone when I say, we left feeling extremely blessed and thankful. We had the pleasure of serving lunch to 175 people and a much better understanding of what the Pitino Shelter really offers this community.

Take a look as James and I discuss the shelter.

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Louisville Courier-Journal
Louisville Courier-Journal
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Sixteen-Year-Old Boy Charged in Shooting at Louisville’s Fern Creek High School [VIDEO]

An unidentified male teen has been taken into custody and charged in connection with the shooting incident that took place inside Louisville's Fern Creek High School Tuesday.

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*UPDATE* Is The President Planning A Tri-State Visit?

 

14 News is reporting that President Obama will be making a visit to the Tri-State in the near future.

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The Daily Mail
The Daily Mail
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Demolition of an Old Kentucky Bridge Resonates in Great Britain [VIDEO]

A contributor for dailymail.co.uk must be an awfully big fan of bridge demolitions. He posted a feature story on the British news website about such an operation in Kentucky.

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John Calipari Receives Apology from Louisville Courier-Journal

First of all, this needs a little set-up. Recently, Syracuse head basketball coach Jim Boeheim mentioned that UK coach John Calipari had complained about a recruiting edge Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski had gained coaching USA Basketball.

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Allsport /Allsport via Getty Images
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Former UK, NBA Star Rex Chapman Arrested for Alleged Shoplifting

CBS Sports and ESPN are reporting that former University of Kentucky standout NBA star Rex Chapman has been arrested for allegedly shoplifting at a Scottsdale, Arizona Apple Store.

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Kentucky Wildcats TV via YouTube
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UK Fans Set Up ‘Tent City’ Awaiting Big Blue Madness Tickets [VIDEO]

They've been called the most passionate fan base in all of college basketball. And, yeah, I know Kansas fans gripe about that. But I agree because, well, just look.

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Dave Spencer
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It’s Nearly Fall, But This Incredible ‘Summer in Kentucky’ Video Is Still Worth Seeing

If you're already missing summer in Kentucky, then this isn't going to help. And if, like me, you're a much bigger fan of autumn, well, just picture all the greenery in shades of red, orange, yellow, and gold.

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