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$1.39 a Gallon?!? Yep…After a Very Nice Surprise in the Check-Out Line

I'm old enough to remember when the price of gas was well below two dollars on a regular basis. So this recent huge drop is not only a welcome surprise but also a little nostalgic.

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Hope For Harlie Facebook
Hope For Harlie Facebook
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Hope For Harlie Fundraiser MONDAY Night

It's Monday, you've had a long day at work recovering from last night's Super Bowl, you for sure don't want to have to cook dinner, right? Why not head over to Texas Roadhouse in Owensboro, enjoy someone taking care of you AND help out a little girl battling cancer? It's a win-win!

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WBKR
WBKR
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Sweatin’ For St. Jude Is Back! Wanna Join Us?

12 hours... Side by side treadmills... Sweatin' for St. Jude is back! Chad and I are going to be walking and running our little hearts out, Monday, February 23rd at the Owensboro Family YMCA and this year, we want YOU to join us!

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UPDATE: OPD Attemping To Locate Missing Juvenile [PHOTO]

UPDATE: As of Monday, February 2nd, via the OPD, the missing juvenile has been located by the authorities and is healthy.

The Owensboro Police Department needs the public's help in locating a missing 17-year-old from Owensboro.

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Puzzle Pieces of Owensboro
Puzzle Pieces of Owensboro
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The Sweetest Prom Proposal Ever at Puzzle Pieces of Owensboro [Video]

Prom is just a couple of months away, but finding a better, more inspiring prom proposal than this one is going to be impossible.  This one basically takes the cake.  You have to see this video.  Leah is a client of Puzzle Pieces here in Owensboro and she wanted to ask her friend Hunter to the prom.  So, with the help of the staff of Puzzle Pieces and a great big sign on Frederica Street, she did.  WATCH!

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Owensboro Police Department
Owensboro Police Department
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OPD Attemping To Locate Missing Juvenile [PHOTO]

The Owensboro Police Department needs the public's help in locating a missing 17-year-old from Owensboro.

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Prapass Wannapinij/Thinkstock
Prapass Wannapinij/Thinkstock
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I’m Participating in the Mark Patrick Weight Loss Seminar…Won’t You Join Me?

I don't ever announce my New Year's resolutions. That all started the year I finally realized I was no good at keeping them. But this year is different.

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Win McNamee/Getty Images
Win McNamee/Getty Images
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Vice-President Joe Biden, Former President Bill Clinton to Attend Senator Wendell Ford’s Owensboro Funeral

The Owensboro funeral service for former United States Senator and Kentucky Governor Wendell Ford is scheduled for Tuesday morning, 11AM at First Baptist Church.

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Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
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“Your Perfect Day” Wedding Show Tomorrow at the Owensboro Convention Center

How does that song go? “Love is in the air everywhere I look”? Or something to that effect. And that seems to be the case. We are just a few weeks from Valentine’s Day, and I know several people that are planning on popping the question then, or that got engaged over the Christmas/New Year’s Holiday

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The 2015 Polar Bear Plunge Features an Inflatable Slide [Photo]

This year's Polar Bear Plunge is going to feature a bunch of changes.  The first change, announced a few months ago, is the big move to downtown Owensboro.  Another huge change will be the Plunge itself.  Instead of jumping into a lake or a swimming pool, this year's plungers are going to climb up a gigantic inflatable slide and barrel down it into a pool of freezing cold water.  It's going to be a blast.  An Arctic one!

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Win McNamee/Getty Images
Win McNamee/Getty Images
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Former US Senator Wendell Ford Passes Away

We are very sad to report this morning, former US Senator, Kentucky Lieutenant Governor, and Kentucky Governor Wendell H. Ford has passed away at the age of 90.

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(Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
(Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
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Online Petition To Get Taylor Swift to Moonlite Bar-B-Q in Owensboro

Former President Bill Clinton has eaten there, so why not Taylor Swift?  Owensboro teenager Hannah Hawkins knows "only the best will do" and she's created an online petition to urge the pop/country star to visit Moonlite Bar-B-Q.  And you can help Hannah's cause by signing it.

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