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Celebrate Asteroid Day at 54 Pizza Express East

Today is the first ever official Asteroid Day and our friends at 54 Pizza Express in Owensboro are celebrating.  We have the details!

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UK on NBA Draft Night: Four ‘Cats in the Top 15, Two in Second Round, One Undrafted [VIDEO]

It was another big night for the University of Kentucky at the NBA Draft. But it does come with an asterisk. And that asterisk is named Aaron Harrison.

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A Woman Will Be On The New $10 Dollar Bill By 2020 (Who Should It Be?)

I have way too much change in my wallet/purse, I don't what to call it, but when I picked out what I though was a quarter, I discovered it was the Susan B. Anthony one dollar piece. It's dated 1979, and it was in circulation for only a few years. When the $10 dollar bill gets a makeover, a woman will be on it. It's about time!

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SC Featured, via ESPN
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When Father’s Day Is Every Day: A Pete Frates “Ice Bucket Challenge” Update [VIDEO]

We all remember the Ice Bucket Challenge from last year. People from all over the world joined together in the fight again ALS. But, do you remember how the challenge got started? It began with Pete Frates.

ESPN's SC Featured updated us on Pete and his condition today, on Father's Day, and for a very good reason. Pete is now a Daddy and even though he can't verbalize his feelings, his pride and joy are obvious. This story is not only about Pete's love for his daughter, but for Pete's father's love for him.

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Knottsville’s Gavin Howard Awarded Scholarship

We've know that Knottsville's Gavin Howard is a very special kid for several years, but now he's gotten some national attention. Gavin was nominated for a scholarship from Kohl's from Mike Mudd and guess what? They agree with us as to how special Gavin is!

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WWE Pays Tribute To “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes [VIDEO]

Last Thursday, the world lost actor Christopher Lee, jazz saxophonist Ornette Coleman, actor Ron Moody, country legend Jim Ed Brown, and wrestling legend Dusty Rhodes. Now you may have been affected by one or all of these gentlemen, but if you grew up in 80s, Dusty Rhodes was there. 

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Area Student Rockin’ It Out at Scripps National Spelling Bee

Reese Perry attends Washington Middle School, which is part of the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation, and right now he is spelling his face off at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington DC!

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kentuckystatepolice via YouTube
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Kentucky State Police Looking For New Leads In Bardstown PD Officer Ellis Murder

It's been nearly two years since the murder of Bardstown Police Department Officer Jason Ellis. The 33-year-old husband and father of two was gunned down May 25, 2013 after getting out of his cruiser to pick up debris on Bluegrass Parkway in Nelson County. The Kentucky State Police are hoping a new video plea for information will provide new leads about the case.

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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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What’s Killing Us: Map Shows ‘Most Distinctive’ Causes of Death State by State

Well, this is depressing.  And it's alarming.  And you should read it.  The New York State Cancer Registry (in conjunction with the CDC) has just published a map that shows the "most distinctive" causes of death for each state in the nation.  Researchers Francis Boscoe, PhD and Eva Pradham, MPH studied deaths and the links/causes of those deaths from 2001 to 2010.  Here's a look at the map and what's killing us here in the tristate.

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Armed Forces Day

May 16th, 2015 is Armed Forces Day. In 1949, the third Saturday in May was declared to celebrate those who have served in the armed forces for our great country. Although we are grateful and thankful each and every day to everyone who serves our country, today is a special day of gratitude. To those who serve the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force, we say Thank You.

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Stop The Presses! There’s A New Hamburglar! [VIDEO]

Now 2015 can really start! McDonald's is bringing back the Hamburglar to help promote their new Sirloin Third Pound Burger. However, this Hamburglar looks, um different. Here's the tweet the restaurant released Wednesday.

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