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Erin Brockovich Vows to Fight Pollution at Rockhouse Creek in Tomahawk, Kentucky

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich is promising residents in Kentucky that she "will get to the bottom of this."  She's referring to possible contamination at Rockhouse Creek that turned creek waters "yellow . . . then bright green."  According to Brockovich, "The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet's Division of Water along with Martin County Disaster and Emergency Services conducted an investigation at Rockhouse Creek and don't know the source of the yellow stuff in the creek." And she's taken to Facebook to ensure people she's on the case.  Here's what she's saying . . .

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New Study Claims Alcohol More Harmful Than Illegal Drugs
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Ohio County Votes To Stay Dry

In February, the city of Beaver Dam voted in favor of alcohol sales. Tuesday night, all of Ohio County had their say and they voted against the county going wet.

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Kentucky Owns the Guinness World Record In…

I came across one of my nephew's old Guinness Books of World Records the other day. He used to get them every year for Christmas. He loved 'em. And he'll still spout factoids from them from time to time.

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GED Blitz April 21 And April 23 In Owensboro, Livermore, And Hartford

Do you or someone you know need to get ready to take the GED? On April 21 and April 23 SkillTrain will be hosting GED Ready Testing for FREE.

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Evansville Courier & Press via Billy Bolin
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Evansville Teen Gets “Personal Concert” From Garth Brooks

I've seen a lot of great pictures from the Garth Brooks concerts from his recent 4-show run in Louisville, but I'd have to say that Mickey Phernetton had the best seat in the house. Mickey, a 19 year old from Evansville, got a very special performance from "her hero" during sound check before his Friday shows.

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Toby Keith Bringing Tour To Louisville

Toby Keith, in conjunction with the NRA, is kicking off his "Interstates & Tailgates Tour Presented by Ford D-Series" in Louisville!

Toby will be at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville on May 21st as NRA Presents: Toby Keith with special guest Chris Janson!

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Kentucky Mavericks Playoff Information

Your Kentucky Mavericks finished up the regular season at the Sports Center Friday night, ending at 19-1. The Mavs 5th Championship is within reach and they'll need your help to get there! The Mavs are the 1 seed in the Mid West Divisional Playoffs and host their first playoff game in Owensboro this Saturday!

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payne4mayor via YouTube
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Owensboro Mayor Ron Payne Retiring, Not Seeking Re-Election

Owensboro Mayor Ron Payne made a special announcement at a press conference Friday afternoon.

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Third Annual Moonlight Ride To Benefit St. Jude Coming June 3rd [VIDEO]

It's almost time for the Moonlight Ride in downtown Owensboro to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital! This will be the third year bikers and riders will be gathering to ride all over city and help kids like Ben Halbig. Take a look!

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Who Remembers the McPizza from McDonald’s? [Video]

Do you remember the McPizza?  Chances are you do if you live in the tristate area.  It was 1989 that McDonald's launched and tested the product right here in the WBKR listening area.  McDonald's locations in Owensboro, Kentucky and Evansville, Indiana were serving up 14-inch, family-style pizzas and, if you ask me, they were delicious!

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University of Louisville Announces More Self-Imposed Sanctions

The University of Louisville already banned itself from the 2015-2016 post-season. Earlier today, the school announced more self-imposed sanctions related to allegations made by Katina Powell in a book published last October.

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NCAA Basketball Tournament - Second Round - Gonzaga v Utah
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Kyle Wiltjer Will Throw Out First Pitch At Bowling Green Hot Rods Game Thursday Night

Now that the season is over, a couple of now former UK players are making the rounds to greet fans and say thank you. Kyle Wiltjer, who transferred to Gonzaga after his sophomore season will be in Bowling Green this Thursday night to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Bowling Green Hot Rods home opener.

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