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Youtube via Sesame Street Live
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WIN Sesame Street Live “Let’s Dance” Tickets For Your Whole Classroom!

"Sunny day, sweepin the clouds away"... everybody sing along! Sesame Street Live: "Let's Dance" is coming to the Riverpark Center in Owensboro September 6th and 7th. Teachers, principals, parents... you could win tickets for your whole classroom to the show!

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Mercedes rancaAo, ThinkStock
Mercedes rancaAo, ThinkStock
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River Valley Cluster Dog Show Coming Soon!

Love dogs? Always glued to the TV every time a dog show is on? Well, you're in luck! The River Valley Cluster Dog Show is coming to the convention center in Owensboro in just a few weeks!

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New Beginnings
New Beginnings
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UPDATE: Jac’s Big O Party Friday To Benefit New Beginnings RESCHEDULED

UPDATE: DUE TO POSSIBLE RAINY WEATHER, OUR BIG O PARTY, SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 8TH, HAS BEEN MOVED TO MONDAY, AUGUST 11TH.

JOIN US FROM 11AM-1PM FOR LUNCH!

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Photo by Rick Diamond, Getty Images For Country Thunder
Photo by Rick Diamond, Getty Images For Country Thunder
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WBKR Interviews Big O Music Fest Artist, JT Hodges [VIDEO]

I can't believe it either, but the Liquid Ninja Big O Music Fest is NEXT Saturday! Yep, August 16th out at Reid's Orchard, Hank Williams, Jr., Charlie Daniels Band, The Lacs, LoCash Cowboys, JT Hodges, Brasher Bogue and the Josh Merritt Band will rock that stage!

I had the pleasure of speaking with JT this morning and he is SO excited to perform for y'all next Saturday! Take a listen as we chat about his impressive music background, new music and football!

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PJ Starks/Verite Cinema via YouTube
PJ Starks/Verite Cinema via YouTube
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I Am So Owensboro: The Downtown Owensboro Trolley Edition [Video]

Remember the recent "I Am So Owensboro" trend?  Well, I was in Florida when that fad hit Facebook and I missed out on all the fun.  So, for my latest edition of Chamber Danger, my Rooster Booster video series, I decided to make up for lost time.  And now, I proudly present "I Am So Owensboro I'm Riding the Downtown Owensboro Trolley to See How So Owensboro the Rest of Owensboro Is."  Enjoy!!

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Owensboro Company at the Forefront of Ebola Treatment

The Ebola virus is one of the world's deadliest. It creates an especially aggressive form of hemorrhagic fever which, in the worst cases, will send a patient into shock before death, after bleeding internally and externally.

But an Owensboro company may have an answer.

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Jaclyn Graves
Jaclyn Graves
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Carsyn Started Kindergarten Today And I Didn’t Cry… Is Something Wrong With Me?

Today was a day that I've been dreading for years... The first day of kindergarten for Carsyn.

I just knew I'd be that Mom, tears streaming down my face, begging for one more hug. I'd be depressed all day until I could run into school and pick her up and take her home. Funny thing happened thou...

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New Beginnings
New Beginnings
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Jac’s Big O Party Friday To Benefit New Beginnings

We only have two more Jac's Big O Party's of the summer! Make sure and join us Friday for another fun day of lunch, raising money for a great organization and tickets to the Liquid Ninja Big O Music Fest!

Lunch will be served between 11:00am - 1:00pm and will benefit New Beginnings Assault Support Services. Enjoy a $5.00 box lunch with a burger, drink, chips and dessert!

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Thruston Elementary
Thruston Elementary
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A Blast from the Thruston Elementary School Past [Photo]

If you went to Thruston Elementary School, this is going to bring back a ton of memories.  You will never guess what I found this week.  LOOK!!

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ABC TV & Getty Images/Stephen Shugerman & Getty Images
ABC TV & Getty Images/Stephen Shugerman & Getty Images
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Joyce Dewitt and Dan Haggerty Headline Owensboro’s Collector Con Convention

Janet from Three's Company and that guy from Grizzly Adams are coming to Owensboro!  Stewart Promotions is bringing Collector Con to town!  It's billed as a "pop culture experience" featuring toys, comics and collectibles.  And TV stars Joyce Dewitt and Dan Haggerty are just two of the special guests lined up! 

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‘A Harvest Of Health’ Back To School Wellness Event Coming Tuesday

Back to school? It's here! And at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, a new event will not only offer kids and their parents lots of fun activities, it will also include lots of healthy tips.

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube
92.5 WBKR via YouTube
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Dave Spencer May Have Conquered a Fear of Snakes at, of All Places, the Owensboro Parent Bash [VIDEO]

First of all, I'm happy to report that the Owensboro Parent Magazine 3rd Birthday Party Bash at the RiverPark Center was a huge success. Second, I may have conquered a fear.

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