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UPDATE: Slight to Enhanced Risk for Severe Weather for the Tri-State

The National Weather Service has updated its predictions for severe weather Thursday afternoon. The area for an ENHANCED risk for severe weather has shrunk but still includes southern portions of the tri-state, the rest of which is under a SLIGHT risk.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Busy Portion of Frederica Street To Remain Closed Through Saturday

If you've driven north on Frederica Street this week, you've noticed that you can only get so far.  CSX is currently upgrading rail crossings at the intersection of Frederica and 11th Streets and the work is going to take a little longer than expected.

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Emergency Services Support Rally April 23 At Daviess Co. Courthouse Lawn

The rally, dubbed "No Fear 2016", will honor our emergency support services and first responders, those who run toward tragedy not away from it.

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Photo courtesy of Molly Kothlow
Photo courtesy of Molly Kothlow
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Owensboro’s Molly Kothlow Will Compete in Miss Kentucky Pageant

A huge congratulations to Molly Kothlow!  Saturday night in Lexington, the Daviess County native competed for the title of Miss Eastern Kentucky and guess what?  She won!  And that means she's earned the right to compete for the most prestigious title in the Commonwealth!

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube; Hulu
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New Hulu TV Series Features Fictional Kentucky Town That’s About 12 Miles South of Owensboro [VIDEO]

I was watching the first episode of the cool new Hulu TV series 11.22.63 the other night and caught a familiar sight as it passed across the screen.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Busy Portion of Frederica Street Will Close for 2-3 Days Starting Monday

I'd venture to guess that a lot...A WHOLE LOT...of people cross the track you see above every single day. That's why you need to be aware of what's happening Monday.

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owensboroparks.org
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Combest Pool To Reopen May 28th

Folks on the east side of Owensboro spent last summer without a public pool. The wait is over! Combest Pool will reopen on May 28th, just in time for Memorial Day weekend.

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Owensboro Police Department
Owensboro Police Department
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UPDATE: One Missing Juvenile Found, Two Other Still Missing [Photos]

Owensboro Police successfully found one missing juvenile yesterday, but need your help in locating the other two.  They are hoping that you have tips that will help locate two of the three runaway teenagers we shared photos of yesterday.

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Photo by Marilyn Lauterbach
Photo by Marilyn Lauterbach
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Former WBKR Intern Whitney Merritt Releases CD

We are so proud of our former intern, Whitney Merritt!  After leaving WBKR, Whitney went down to Nashville to attend Belmont and has been working hard toward her dream of writing and singing country music.  And, earlier this month, all of Whitney's hard work paid off.  She released her very first CD!

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Smoke Advisory in Evansville

If you have been outside and smelled something burning, there's a reason for that. The Evansville Environmental Protection Agency has announced an Agricultural Open Burning Smoke Advisory for today (3/23).

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Owensboro Police Department
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Owensboro Police Looking for Three Missing Juveniles [Photos]

Owensboro Police need your help.  Authorities are working three separate missing juvenile cases and have exhausted all current leads.  They are hoping that you have tips that will help locate these three runaway teenagers.

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Daviess County Sheriff Warns Of Facebook Hoax

A Facebook post was quickly making its way around the internet last night of an alleged incident that took place at Sam's Club in Owensboro. This morning, Daviess County Sheriff Keith Cain released a statement claiming the post was a hoax.

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