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School Teachers Allowed to Carry Guns
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Kentucky 6th Most Dependent on the Gun Industry [DATA]

When the new President took office, my friends and family were concerned about how it would affect gun ownership. Gun dealers are even more concerned because it's how they make a living. WalletHub reported this morning that Kentucky is ranked the 6th Most Dependent State on the Gun Industry so there's reason to be concerned indeed.

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How Do You Feel About Sunday Alcohol Sales in Owensboro? [POLL]

With Sunday alcohol sales increasing around Kentucky, that possibility has now approached Owensboro's doorstep.

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Habitat For Humanity In Owensboro Hosting Huge Sale Saturday

It's my favorite time of the year.  Spring time has arrived which means garage sales!  Habitat for Humanity in Owensboro will be hosting its annual sale on Saturday, March 18.

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US Postal Services Looks To Redesign Its Truck Fleet
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Owensboro Post Office Hosting Passport Fair This Saturday

If you have plans to travel out of the country anytime soon and don't have your passport you're in luck!  The US Post Office main Owensboro location in Bon Harbor Hills will host a Passport Fair this Saturday, March 18, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Owensboro Police Issue Update Regarding Suspicious Death Case

On March 3rd, Owensboro police were called to the 2300 block of Ben Ali Court in regards to a male subject with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

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GRADSA World Down Syndrome Day Celebration [PHOTOS]

GRADSA is such an important part of our community and Sunday you'll have a chance to show support and celebrate with friends and family! It's World Down Syndrome Day so lets gather at the Owensboro Sports Center for tons of fun!

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City Issues Another “White Flag” Emergency And Opens Warming Shelters

The forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday  is predicting the wind chill to be below 15 degrees and very cold temperatures, along with snow.  This calls for extra measures to keep everyone in our city out of the elements.

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Unscripted 6 Finale This Saturday Night at Daviess County Public Library [VIDEO]

What is Unscripted? Its an independent film series that's the brainchild from the good folks at the Daviess Country Public Library. This Saturday, the sixth series of Unscripted will wrap up with flims from two Kentucky natives. 

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If You Use the Audubon Parkway, Leave Early the Next Couple of Days

It wasn't that long ago that I was driving to Evansville and wondered if all the parts that make up my car would still be there by the time I got across the Audubon Parkway.

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Camden Battles Crime And Poverty In Effort To Re-Vitalize Community
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It’s National Good Samaritan Day And WBKR Is Celebrating [VIDEO]

Today is National Good Samaritan Day and we decided it would be awesome to celebrate with people in our community.  Nominate someone today!

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Cinderella’s Closet: Looking For Volunteers [VIDEO]

Cinderella's Closet of Western Kentucky is making dreams come true for high school girls all over the Tri-State.  They are still in need of volunteers and donations for this weekend!

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Weird And Wacky Warning Labels On Ordinary Household Products [VIDEO]

Warning labels provide safety and prevent many accidents from happening all over the world.  However, while getting ready this morning I questioned why some products need the warning labels attached to them.

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