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The Singer Of “Mickey” Was HOW Old When She Recorded It?

I love the internet. It'll tell you what you didn't know, what you don't want to know and what didn't actually happen, ha! But, I love scrolling across a fun-fact that I wasn't aware of, kinda like I did over the weekend.Remember the 80's song "Mickey"? Of course you do, ha! Well, I bet you'll never guess how old Toni Basil was when she recorded it...

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Marc Serota, Getty Images
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Special Little Big Town Ticket Price – MONDAY ONLY

 

Little Big Town will be in concert Thursday, March 12th in Evansville at the Old National Events Plaza with Chris Stapleton opening the show. Did you forget to get your tickets? Well, you're in luck! TODAY only, Monday, March 9th, you can get tickets for just $20!

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Louisville Knocks Off #2 Virginia in 59-57 Thriller, Clinches ACC Double-Bye

 

After the dismissal of guard Chris Jones, 16th-ranked Louisville dropped a game to Syracuse, a team the Cardinals have had little trouble with over the years. And after an ugly 52-51 road win over lowly Georgia Tech, I thought that maybe the wheels had come off the wagon.

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UK Finishes Undefeated Regular Season; Now 31-0 After 67-50 Win Over Florida

 

On Senior Day, senior walk-ons Tod Lanter, Brian Long, and Sam Malone started for UK for about 22 seconds and then were put back in to be on the floor for the final 46 seconds of Kentucky's 67-50 win over Florida.

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Jamie Carroll/ThinkStock
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Governor Steve Beshear Declares State of Emergency in Kentucky

Governor Steve Beshear has declared a state of emergency for the entire commonwealth of Kentucky. Here's what that means:

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Category: Kentucky News, Weather
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Chad And Jac’s Pre-Radiothon Message [VIDEO]

We say it every year, and it's completely true... Thursday and Friday are our two most favorite work days of each year. It's time for our WBKR St. Jude Radiothon. We have an amazing celebrity phone bank lined up for y'all, St. Jude families will be joining us in the studio, Jerry Morris and the Angels for Ashley cooking team are ready to go and our 2015 St. Jude song is ready for its debut. There's only one thing we weren't counting on... this winter storm.

But, as our dear friend Jerry Morris said, "Cancer doesn't stop because of the snow and we won't either." We will continue on with our St. Jude Radiothon and here's why...

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Shania Twain Returns to Louisville August 3rd [VIDEO]

I've been noticing lately how hot the 90s are becoming. And, as if on cue, here comes Shania Twain back to Louisville on her first North American tour in over a decade.

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Category: Concerts, Kentucky News
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Flood Warnings Abound for the Tri-State [VIDEO]

As if a winter storm warning and threats of upwards of 12 inches of snow weren't enough, parts of the tri-state have been issued flood warnings.

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Georgia’s Sudden Meltdown Against Kentucky Was Surprising…Until It Wasn’t

I didn't get to see all of Kentucky's game against Georgia on Tuesday night. I was driving back from Nashville. But I was able to listen to the first half. And I heard proof that the Bulldogs are a very good basketball team.

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John Calipari Wants Eight UK Players to Be Drafted…But Does He Mean Something Else?

 

I absorb as much information as I possibly can about college hoops during its 5-month-long season. Seriously, I'm no casual fan. I'm the guy who'll finish up the Gonzaga/BYU game if it's playing into the wee hours. (And they often do.)

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VisitOwensboroKY via YouTube
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Smothers Park Ranked in the Top 20 in the ’50 Best Playgrounds In America’ [VIDEO]

This is really cool! Early Childhood Education Zone has named its "50 Best Playgrounds in America" and look which park landed at number 18!

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OPD’s “Run From The Cops 5K” Registration

I typically wouldn't recommend running from the police, but there is one exception... the Run From The Cops 5K! It's the third annual event for the Owensboro Police Department and registration is now open!

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