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Alorica Will Hire 840 Employees Over Three Years, 500 in the First Year

The news of Alorica adding more than 800 jobs to the Owensboro workforce was an exciting jolt for the community and in the Wednesday press conference, representatives expounded on the initial announcement.

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New Study Says Daviess County Has Highest Level of Chromium-6 in Drinking Water in Kentucky

Hexavalent chromium or chromium-6 first came to national attention when law clerk and now consumer advocate Erin Brockovich investigated the water from California-based company Pacific Gas & Electric. Now, a new study of the drinking water in 85 Kentucky counties finds the highest levels of chromium-6 right here in Daviess County

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The World’s 4th Strongest Man Lives in Owensboro [VIDEO]

I had the opportunity to hang out with Julius Maddox from Friends of Sinners a Christ-Centered Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation facility here in Owensboro. Julius is well-known for his size and great strength but most importantly for his story.  He came from a childhood of drugs, alcohol, and plenty of wrong decisions. But he has turned that all around in a "powerful" way.

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Owensboro Man Completes Hike from Georgia to Maine [Photos]

When Trey Johnson told his mother, Lisa, he was going to embark on an epic hike across parts of our country, she didn't understand why he, why anyone would want to do that.  That was 26 and a half weeks and over 2100 miles ago.  Over the weekend, Lisa flew to Bangor, Maine to pick up her son and bring him home.  Yes, she flew all the way to Maine.  He began his quest, this half-year-long journey of self-discovery in Georgia.  And he made the trip with his best friend, his dog Mo.

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830 New Jobs Coming to Owensboro

 

There will be a press conference Wednesday at 1:30 to announce that 830 new jobs are coming to Owensboro.

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“Blue Ain’t Your Color” Video Released [VIDEO]

I'm so confused. One Distraught Woman, One Sultry Keith, One Bar and One Perfect Country Song doesn't equal what I expected when this video was finally released over the weekend. I've been waiting for this for weeks and well....you watch and you decide!

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Virtual Tour of Trunnell’s Second Farm Market Location [Video]

Trunnell's Farm Market now has a second location in Owensboro!  The official ribbon cutting took place last Friday and we were there to celebrate and give you a virtual tour of the brand new Hwy 54 store.  Take a look!  You can pour and bottle your own olive oil, make your own peanut butter, enjoy a Riley's Soda, tear into some honey sticks, stock up on fudge and more.

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Owensboro Native and Former WBKR DJ–and One of My Best Friends–Appears on ‘I Love Kellie Pickler’

Steve Roehm is one of my best friends. He is a licensed master hypno-therapist and the proprietor of Nashville Hypnosis. He's also a former WBKR DJ (he went by the name, Mike Stone, back in the 90s). And he appeared on I Love Kellie Pickler Thursday night.

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Owensboro NICU Reunion Set for September 25th

Families who have spent time in Owensboro Health Regional Hospital's NICU (neo-natal intensive care unit) and health care workers from the unit are invited to a reunion on September 25th at the hospital.

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Brescia University Included in U.S. News & World Report 2017 Best Colleges

Earlier Tuesday, we told you Kentucky Wesleyan College was ranked in the top 15 of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges in the South" list, well, Brescia has been included in the list too, they are ranked at number 32.

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Owensboro Has a ‘Plan B’ for the Sportscenter [VIDEO]

There has been no recent contact between the City of Owensboro and Evansville Icemen/Owensboro Icemen team owner Ron Geary.

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Kentucky Wesleyan College Earns Top 15 Ranking from U.S. News and World Report

Big honors for Kentucky Wesleyan College from U.S. News and World Report.

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