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College View Teacher Rhonda Smith Trains At Space Camp [PHOTOS]

So teacher, what did you do this summer? College View Middle School teacher Rhonda Smith will have one heck of a story for her students this fall. She went to Space Camp!

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Summer Renovations at Daviess County High School [Photos]

All good things eventually come to an end.  And at least one popular feature of Daviess County High School is being removed this summer due to an ambitious renovation and expansion project. Remember that amazing mural in choir room?  After this summer, it will be a fading memory as the school is undergoing a makeover.  But, luckily, we have these photos to help preserve them!

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Final Call For Owensboro Symphony Orchestra Talent Competition “Stars Among Us”

The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra is hosting a regional talent competition, "Stars Among Us", and the winner will be given the opportunity to perform with the orchestra at the US Bank Home Mortgage "Concert on the Lawn" on August 8th on the lawn in front of Kentucky Wesleyan College.

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Knottsville’s Gavin Howard Awarded Scholarship

We've know that Knottsville's Gavin Howard is a very special kid for several years, but now he's gotten some national attention. Gavin was nominated for a scholarship from Kohl's from Mike Mudd and guess what? They agree with us as to how special Gavin is!

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Jaclyn Talks With Kasey Kahne [VIDEO]

Kasey Kahne was in town today for the grand opening of Ollie's and I just had to go check it out! Y'all know that I'm not that knowledgeable in racing, but I knew it would be fun! So, Brett and I made a quick stop at the big event and there were tons of y'all there to meet with Kasey.

I was able to snag him for a few minutes before the signing took place. Take a look...

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Nationwide Protests Over IR Changes
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Possible Publishers Clearing House Phone Scam in Tristate

If someone from Jamaica is calling your cell phone and telling you that you've won the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes, guess what?  You haven't.  And, chances are, you are dangerously close to falling for a scam that seems to have made its way to the tri-state.

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Kasey Kahne Celebrates Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Grand Opening in Owensboro

NASCAR star Kasey Kahne is coming to Owensboro TODAY.  He's the special guest this morning at the grand opening of Ollie's Bargain Outlet   Here's how you can meet him.

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Lady Luck Tattoo Moving to New Owensboro Location [Photo]

Lady Luck Tattoo is moving to a new location.  And we have a photo of the brand new shop here at WBKR.com!

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Owensboro Convention Center Briefly Evacuated After Bomb Threat

The Owenboro Convention Center was evacuated at 12:45 p.m. on Saturday after a recorded message was received indicated a bomb threat.

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See Some of the Earliest Photos of Bosse Field in Evansville [VIDEO]

Historic Bosse Field in Evansville is turning 100! To celebrate, we put together a little photo album of some of the oldest pics we could find! Thanks to Willard Library archives!

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Daviess Co. Animal Shelter Seeking Help For Dogs To Avoid Euthanization

The Daviess Co. Animal Shelter is seeking the public's help in fostering or adopting dogs that could soon face euthanization.

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Registering with Smart911 Could Save Your Life

Last week, Paul Nave with Central Dispatch stopped by to share with us vital information about a free service that absolutely could save a life.

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