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Michael Waltrip Expected to Take Part in Season 19 of ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Gentlemen, start your tap shoes! Or whatever you have to wear. Owensboro native and 2-time Daytona 500 champ Michael Waltrip could be heading to Dancing with the Stars!

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Aaron Kizer
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Aaron Kizer to Perform at September Rooster Booster Breakfast

Local artist Aaron Kizer will be performing live Thursday morning at the monthly Rooster Booster breakfast sponsored by the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce. 

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Owensboro Symphony Orchestra Performs in Flash Mob [Video]

This is pretty awesome!  Last week at Friday After Five in downtown Owensboro, members of the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra pulled off a flash mob performance.  And we have the video here!

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5K Bridge Run/Walk September 6th In Downtown Owensboro

The Fifth Annual Hilliard Lyons Health and Fitness Classic 5K Bridge Run/Walk is coming up Saturday, September 6th. 5K proceeds benefit Healthy Horizons.

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David Sacks, ThinkStock
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The Hwy 60 Yard Sale Is Back!

If you're like me, you look forward to the Hwy 60 yard sale all year long! Over 200 miles, through eight Western Kentucky counties, of hundreds of great deals! Plus, lots of snacking and sightseeing!

Maybe you want to join in the sale? Want to map out your route? Here's more info!

Via the Hwy 60 website...

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Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes Speak at Red, White and Blue Picnic [Video]

The Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce wrangled two huge names to headline it's annual Red, White and Blue Picnic.  And yesterday, on the lawn of the Daviess County Courthouse, U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell and his Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes took the podium and presented their "stump speeches." And, in doing so, continued to wage one of the most hotly contested and covered national races.  Check out video of their speeches here!

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NiseriN, ThinkStock
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DCFD Hosting First Annual Christmas Wish Golf Scramble

The Daviess County Fire Department has been a major Christmas Wish supporter for years. We always know that we can count on them to make a big donation to CW every single year. This year, they're changing things up a bit with a golf scramble.

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Warren Goldswain, ThinkStock
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7th Annual Lifesavers Walk September 13th In Owensboro

The 7th annual Owensboro Lifesavers Walk is Saturday, September 13th. The walk leaves from the Owensboro Health Park (1006 Ford Avenue). Registration (pre-registration is not required) begins at 9:00am and the walk begins at 10:00am.

Join thousands across the country as they walk in recognition of National Suicide Prevention Week, September 8th - 4th.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Owensboro Police Department Releases Details About Franey’s Food Mart Robbery

Early Saturday afternoon, Owensboro police responded to a call regarding a robbery at Franey's Food Mart, 817 Carter Road.

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‘Drowsy Chaperone’ Audition Dates Announced

Auditions for Back Alley Musicals' production of The Drowsy Chaperone are coming up on Sunday, September 7 and on Monday, September 8.

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Sunday Cornhole Fundraiser to Help Raise Funds for Unscripted Film School

It's a busy weekend for Owensboro filmmaker P.J. Starks and his production outfit Verite Cinema. And it will culminate Sunday with a big fundraiser.

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Chad Benefield
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Plans for the Rebuilding of Owensboro’s First Christian Church to Be Revealed Sunday

In March of 2013, the main tower of Owensboro's First Christian Church was struck by lightning. Fire broke out causing extensive damage to a majority of the property.

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