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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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Owensboro’s Moonlight Ride for St. Jude One Week Away: Register Now! [Video]

Here at WBKR, we are getting excited and geared up for the first-ever Moonlight Ride!  It's the City of Owensboro's brand new St. Jude fundraising event that involves a 12-mile bicycle ride around the city and a huge three-hour pre-party with line dancing, Zumba and more.  And, if you want to be involved, the clock is ticking.  The Moonlight Ride is one week from today!  That's right.  It's Friday, June 13th in downtown Owensboro.  Check out the official trailer and get more info here.

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OPD via Facebook
OPD via Facebook
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Meet Vendo: The OPD’s New K-9 [PHOTO]

The Owensboro Police Department has made an addition to its' already impressive police force... Meet Vendo! Vendo is the latest K-9 member of the OPD!

Here's more info from the OPD about the cute pup!

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Did you Know These Well-Known Musicians are Kentucky Made?

The Bluegrass state has a rich history of singers/songwriters who were inspired by life in Kentucky.  Whether it be the Appalachians in Eastern KY or the “hollers and hills” through the central parts, these famous folks hail from and found musical muse right here in KY. Did you know these well-known musicians are KENTUCKY MADE?

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Steve Frost, Thinkstock
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70th Anniversary Commemoration of D-Day Event Schedule For Owensboro

On Saturday, June 7th at 1:00pm, there will be a 70th Anniversary Commemoration of D-Day at the Owensboro Sportscenter. This event will honor veterans who served in World War II and recognize the 70th anniversary of the Allied Invasion at Normandy, France.

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Facebook/Sara Murphy
Facebook/Sara Murphy
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Owensboro’s Sara Murphy to Appear on ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss

The current season of ABC's his transformation show Extreme Weight Loss is underway.  And Sara Murphy, from Owensboro, is one of the seventeen contestants competing this year.  While the air date of Sara's episode has not been announced yet, we are encouraging her friends, family, friends and our WBKR listeners to visit her official Extreme Weight Loss Facebook page and LIKE it!  Get details here!

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925wbkr via YouTube
925wbkr via YouTube
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Brasher/Bogue & Real Friends: The Josh Merritt Band Performs Steve Miller’s ‘Fly Like an Eagle’ [VIDEO]

The first Brasher/Bogue & Real Friends concert last October was called on account of a tornado warning just before Andy and Dustin took the stage. Saturday night's show went off without a hitch.

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925wbkr via YouTube
925wbkr via YouTube
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Brasher/Bogue & Real Friends: Andy Brasher and Dustin Bogue Perform ‘Corn Star’ [VIDEO]

The first Brasher/Bogue & Real Friends concert last October was called on account of a tornado warning just before Andy and Dustin took the stage. Saturday night's show went off without a hitch.

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925wbkr via YouTube
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Brasher/Bogue & Real Friends: Jaclyn and Her Band Perform ‘She’s Not Me’ and ‘I Think I’ll Just Stay Here and Drink’ [VIDEO]

The first Brasher/Bogue & Real Friends concert last October was called on account of a tornado warning just before Andy and Dustin took the stage. Saturday night's show went off without a hitch.

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Fetta Specialty Pizza via Facebook (This is the back patio)
Fetta Specialty Pizza via Facebook (This is the back patio)
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Fetta Specialty Pizza To Host Monthly St. Jude Benefit

I'm torn between the Mashed Potato and the Margaritaville pizza as my favorite... you? Oooh, don't forget those awesome bread knots! I'm, of course, talking about the awesome food at Fetta! If you haven't tried Fetta Specialty Pizza in downtown Owensboro, now's the time. Starting this Thursday, June 5th, Fetta will host a St. Jude benefit, and will continue the first Thursday of every month.

Here's how it's gonna work...

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Brasher Bogue via Facebook (Heart of the City Design, Danny Beeler Photo)
Brasher Bogue via Facebook (Heart of the City Design, Danny Beeler Photo)
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Jac Interviews (Half of) Brasher Bogue! [AUDIO]

This morning, I had the pleasure of chatting with Dustin Bogue of country duo, Brasher Bogue. We talked about the big Brasher Bogue and Real Friends concert going on tomorrow, Saturday May 31st, out at Kentucky Motor Speedway in Whitesville. I'm pretty pumped to be in the line-up for the show, too!

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