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OPD Searching For Robbery Suspect [PHOTOS]

The Owensboro Police Department needs your help. There was a robbery this afternoon at Chase Bank on Triplett Street in Owensboro.

Here is the official report and photos from the OPD:

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Vendo: OPD’s New K-9 [VIDEO]

I recently had the pleasure of visiting the Owensboro Police Department, touring the facilities and meeting Vendo. Vendo recently joined the OPD as their latest K-9. First things first, I was a little nervous interacting with a police dog. Not sure what I was afraid of thou, he was adorable! Don't get it wrong, he can take you down if need be, ha!

Take a look as Officer Morgan introduced me to Vendo and we talk about his role with the OPD.

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Vote Now: Owensboro’s Bayli Boling & Alexandra Watts Compete for Miss Teen and Jr. Teen United States

This is an exciting week for two Owensboro beauty queens.  Bayli Boling, the reigning Miss Teen Kentucky United States, and Alexandra Watts, the current Miss Jr. Teen Kentucky, are headed to Washington D.C. to compete for national titles in their divisions.  And, YOU can help them in their quest.  Both girls are in the running in the competition for Most Photogenic and they need YOUR votes!

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Back Alley Musicals Presents “The Carousel”

Back Alley Musicals is proud to present their summer show, Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Carousel". The show will be at The Riverpark Center in Cannon Hall July 19th and 20th and again the 26th and 27th.

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Texas Roadhouse Hosting Rib Eating Challenge For A Cause

Texas Roadhouse of Owensboro is hosting a rib eating challenge between Owensboro's finest. Tuesday, June 24th at 5:00pm, the Owensboro Police Department and the Owensboro Fire Department  will square off to see who can win the food challenge!

The winning team will receive $1000.00 from Texas Roadhouse toward the charity of their choice. The winner will also get a "Dine to Donate" night on Wednesday, June 25th, where 10% of all food sales will be donated as well.

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Owensboro Special Olympics Swimmer Medals In National Games

Tuesday, in the Special Olympics USA National Games in New Jersey, Owensboro athlete Christopher Willis won a silver medal in the Division #M3 50 YD Breaststroke.

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Jac’s Big O Party WEDNESDAY: Join Us To Say Goodbye To Moon

It's always a fun day when we have a Jac's Big O Party, but Wednesday's party is really special to us here at WBKR. Our fearless leader, Moon Mullins, is retiring from radio and we'll be sending him off in style!

Join us from 11:00am - 1:00pm for lunch and to wish him well on his new journey!

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OPD Opens Citizen’s Police Academy Registration

Every year the Owensboro Police Department hosts the Citizen's Police Academy, I always want to join... but, usually forget to register, ha. Well, not this year! My registration application is filled out and on the way to OPD... you should join me!

Here's more info from the OPD on what to expect from the academy:

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Daviess County Public Library Publishes Behind-the-Scenes Recap of River City Festival of Films [VIDEO]

On March 1st, 2014, the Owensboro Convention Center played host to the annual River City Festival of Films--an extraordinary event which has grown by leaps and bounds since its beginnings in a vacant space at Towne Square Mall.

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
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Blue Bridge Traffic Restrictions to Begin Tuesday

It seems there isn't a quadrant of Owensboro that's been untouched by some sort of roadwork or road construction. On Tuesday, we'll add the Blue Bridge to the mix.

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Two Owensboro Girls Appear on the Katie Couric Show [VIDEO]

Puzzle Pieces in Owensboro is a "non-profit activity day center serving individuals 8 years and up, with intellectual disabilities."

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Experience Bluegrass Music Day Camp For Kids

Looking for a cool, new experience for your kids this summer? Check this out...

Experience Bluegrass is a music day camp for children ages 8 to 12. They will learn all about local legend, Bill Monroe, and how he started Bluegrass music as they tour the International Bluegrass Music Museum and see the instruments played. They will take what they learn and turn it into a song to record. Each child will get their very own copy of the song on CD.

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