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Somebody Stole Something from Me I Didn’t Think You Could Steal

It's really amazing to me HOW people can be dishonest. I'm no longer surprised THAT people are dishonest. But something happened not too long ago I really didn't see coming.

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The U.S. Bank Community Possible Relay Bus Visits Owensboro [Video]

The journey began in San Diego.  And, yesterday, that journey brought the U.S. Bank Community Possible Relay Bus rolled into Owensboro.  And we got to take a tour of the bus and get a behind-the-scenes look at the 12,000-mile mission.

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Dave Spencer
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Gabes Tower to Become a Best Western Premier

I can honestly tell you that every single time I see Gabes Tower, I have to wonder what's to become of it. I've been at a total loss. (Good thing it's not UP to me, right?)

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Owensboro-Daviess Co. Ranked 35th In The Nation As Best Area For K-12 Teachers To Live And Work

The national website Good Call ranked the 100 Best Areas for K-12 Teachers to Live and Work and Owensboro-Daviess Co. is ranked 35th in the nation and they are ranked 2nd best in Kentucky.

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Local Beauty Queen Named Finalist for Heather French Henry Award

Katie Bouchard's week at Miss Kentucky got off to an impressive start.  Yesterday, she was named one of five finalists for a huge scholarship and award.

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Dave Spencer’s Nostalgic Trip to Daviess County Fish & Game for a Rocket Slide Ride [VIDEO]

Two huge memories from my childhood involve swimming and picnicking at Daviess County Fish & Game AND picnicking at Ben Hawes Park, where we'd make a beeline for the rocket slide when we got there.

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Owensboro’s Bowl For The Cure

It's time again to shine up your bowling ball and lace-up those fancy shoes... It's time for Owensboro's Bowl For The Cure! You don't have to be a great bowler for this family-friendly event, just grab some friends and be ready to have fun!

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The International Bluegrass Music Museum and Hall of Fame Ground Breaking
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International Bluegrass Music Museum and Hall of Fame Breaks Ground [PHOTOS]

Big news in the World of Bluegrass Music this week and I was blessed to be there for all of the excitement. The International Bluegrass Music Museum and Hall of Fame broke ground on the much anticipated $15.4 million facility right next to the Hampton Inn in downtown Owensboro.

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Photo courtesy of Trunnell's
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Trunnell’s Farm Market To Add New Location on Hwy 54 [Photos]

Yesterday, I stopped by Trunnell's Farm Market to see my buddy, Kevin Trunnell and he shared some really exciting news with me!

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OMU Now Has An App [PHOTOS]

I'm so glad there's an app for this. I had no idea, but OMU has one that has all the information you need if you are away from your computer or if you have a power outage. Look!

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US Postal Services Looks To Redesign Its Truck Fleet
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Here’s an Excellent Tip to Help Postal Workers Beat the Heat

Our good friend and former mail carrier, Scott, shared an excellent tip on his Facebook page that I thought I should, in turn, share with you.

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My Next Adventure

I've been staring at this screen for hours, having a hard time trying to figure out how to say what I need to say. But, I feel like I've always been honest with y'all and there's no reason to stop that now. My time here at WBKR is coming to an end.

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