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Erin Grant
Erin Grant
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Mirko Pasta In Owensboro Closing This Weekend

All right, I'm devastated. I received a tip Tuesday night that a couple of folks on Facebook were posting they heard Mirko Pasta in Owensboro was going to close. And after I did some research and I made some phone calls, sadly, I found out it is true.

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Google Street View
Google Street View
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Owensboro Police Investigating Kangaroo Express Robbery

The Owensboro Police Department is investigating a robbery at the Kangaroo Express convenience store on West Parrish Avenue late last night. Here's the information we received via OPD press release:

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Goran Bogicevic, ThinkStock
Goran Bogicevic, ThinkStock
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“Your Perfect Day” Wedding Show Coming To Owensboro

Something new, something old, something borrowed, something blue... are you ready for your perfect day? Planning a wedding is more than just making sure the decorations and food are right. Your wedding is the first day of the rest of your life together and it has to be as close to perfect as possible, right? The Your Perfect Day wedding show at the Owensboro Convention Center can help you plan every aspect of your day.

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OPD
OPD
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Today Is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day [VIDEO]

Friday, January 9th is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day and here at WBKR, we appreciate all of our law enforcement officers! We are so grateful for the amazing men and woman of our local, state and federal agencies and appreciate all of their hard work. Although we're thankful for their work year round, today is a special day to show how much we all care.

Everyone knows at least one person who is an officer, right? Well, grab your phone and send a text or make a call, drop off a Thank You treat at your local department, show your support on social media... Just thank a law enforcement officer today!

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Justin Sullivan GettyImages
Justin Sullivan GettyImages
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JC Penney to Close 40 Stores Across the States

JC Penney is planning the closing of 40 of their stores across the states.  This could mean no more awesome quarter zip sweaters for me but something that is even more upsetting is the loss of over 2200 jobs.  Are any of the stores in the Tri-State going to be affected by the closures?

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(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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Daviess County Public System Adopts the 2015-2016 School Calendar

Some of you may already know this.  Some of you may not.  But the Daviess County Public School System recently adopted the 2015-2016 school calendar and there are couple of dates to be aware of, including the dates for Fall Break 2015.  Here's a look at the complete schedule!

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Photo courtesy of Mellow Mushroom
Photo courtesy of Mellow Mushroom
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Mellow Mushroom Coming to Downtown Owensboro [Video]

Being the new emcee of Rooster Booster definitely has its perks.  And, this morning, I found out some exciting news about downtown Owensboro.  We're getting a Mellow Mushroom!

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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First Baptist Church Will Double as a Warming Shelter Tonight

Anyone needing shelter from the extreme bitter cold we'll soon feel can head to First Baptist Church in downtown Owensboro beginning at 6PM.

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Owensboro Police Department
Owensboro Police Department
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Owensboro Police Officer Graduates from the FBI National Academy

Congratulations to Lieutenant Chris Castlen from the Owensboro City Police Department.  He just graduated from the FBI's National Academy Program in Quantico, Virginia!

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John Panella
John Panella
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Kentucky Traffic Fatalities in 2014 On Track to Edge Above 2013 Numbers

by Keith Todd, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

As we approach the end of 2014, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is reminding drivers to use caution behind the wheel to avoid becoming a statistic.

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(Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
(Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
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Duck Dynasty’s Jep Robertson Headlines Outdoor Owensboro Expo

The 2nd Annual Outdoor Owensboro Hunting and Fishing Expo is January 9th through the 11th at the Owensboro Convention Center!  And A&E's Duck Dynasty star Jep Robertson will be on hand for the event.  Get event and ticket info here!

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evgenyatamanenko
evgenyatamanenko
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WBKR/WOMI Telecom Pioneers Christmas Wish 2014 A Big Success

The 38th Annual WBKR/WOMI Telecom Pioneers Christmas Wish was a big success; thank you so much Tri-State!

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