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Photo by Kevin Bowlds
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New PizzARoma Location Opens Monday in Owensboro [Photos]

My friends and I absolutely love PizzARoma.  But, I'll confess, it took us a while to love the news that they were shutting down their cozy Carter Road location (which we visit multiple times a month) and moving to Wesleyan Park Plaza in the former home of Mirko Pasta.  But, now that we've gotten a sneak peek at the new location, we can't wait for it to open.  LOOK!

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FOX via YouTube
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Dave Chats with Emmy-Nominated ‘Night Court’ Star Harry Anderson Who’s Starring in a TWO Production [VIDEO]

Well, I gotta tell ya, one of the perks of this job is getting to meet some really cool people. But, mostly, it's been country music stars. And that's been great! But what happened Thursday was something else entirely.

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Jason Merritt, Getty Images
Jason Merritt, Getty Images
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5 Things I Wish Were In Owensboro [PHOTOS]

The grass is always greener, right?!? Well, that's the thought process for this list. Let me start by saying, I love Owensboro and I love living in Owensboro. But, there are always things we wish we had that we don't have, so here you go...

Five Things I Wish Were In Owensboro:

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Owensboro Ranked As Second Best Town To Live In In Kentucky [VIDEO]

This is pretty cool! According to 2015 Niche Rankings, Owensboro ranks second as the best town to live in in Kentucky. I'm a little surprised to see which town ranked as the best.

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Catherine Yeulet, ThinkStock
Catherine Yeulet, ThinkStock
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Kids Kick-Off At The Owensboro Regional Farmers Market

Saturday, May 23rd is the Kids Day Kick-Off Fest at the Owensboro Regional Farmers Market! As always, you can expect fresh, locally grown fruits and veggies, but tomorrow is extra special for the kiddos!

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Kindergarten Is Over… And I’m Not Ready To Let Go

Wednesday was Carsyn's "pretend birthday" at school. That's a day where the kids who have birthdays during the summer months get to celebrate their special day with their classmates. As I was sitting in my tiny child-sized chair it hit me... I'm not ready to let kindergarten go.

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OboroPublicSchools via YouTube
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Owensboro High School Standout Aric Holman Will Sign With Mississippi State [VIDEO]

Owensboro High School 6-9 senior Aric Holman has made a change of plans concerning his future. After previously announcing he would reclassify to 2016 and attend prep school next year, Holman has now decided to sign and play at Mississippi State, thus going straight to college. Here's Holman along with OHS head coach Rod Drake announcing his decision Thursday morning at the Sportscenter.

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Rick Diamond/Getty Images
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Leigh Anne Tuohy To Speak At Owensboro Convention Center August 22nd

Leigh Anne Tuohy is coming to Owensboro! The woman, whose story inspired the book and film ('The Blind Side') about her adopted son, now NFL offensive tackle Michael Oher will be speaking at the Owensboro Convention Center Saturday night, August 22nd at 7pm.

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VeriteCinemaFilms via YouTube
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Locally-Produced Horror Film Receives Coverage from National Online Magazine

The slasher film explosion of the late 70s/early 80s--Halloween, Friday the 13th, Prom Night, etc.--gave birth to a magazine called Fangoria.

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“Click It Or Ticket” Now Through June 1st

As part of the NHTSA's 2015 campaign "Click It or Ticket", the Owensboro Police Department will be placing extra patrol officers on the streets with the specific task of looking for seatbelt violations.

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Ray Scott Performs “Ain’t Always Thirsty” On WBKR [VIDEO]

We hear it all the time..."I don't like today's country. Whatever happened to real country music"? Well, I'm not saying that country music is gone, it's just shifting in different directions. Now, I like all types of music, so this shift doesn't really bother me much. But, you'd be hard-pressed to find someone who appreciates traditional county as much as I do. So, imagine my delight when Ray Scott visited us here at WBKR and brought that big, old school, deep country voice in here.

Ray sang a few songs for us here at the station and we loved his sound. I think you'll love his traditional country sound, too! Take a look...

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photodeti via ThinkStock
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It’s The National Pet Adoption Weekend

Have you been thinking about adopting an animal? Well, this is the weekend to finally do it! It's National Adoption Weekend and there are plenty of puppies, kitties, dogs and cats that would love to find their forever home!

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