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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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Category: Health, National News, News
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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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“Full House” Is Returning? You Got It Dude! [VIDEO]

"What ever happened to predictability? The milk man, the paper boy, evening T.V."... You know you were singing along, ha! Full House was the show of the 90's and we all laughed and cried with the Tanners throughout our childhood. Re-runs still air today and even Carsyn loves watching Michelle, Stephanie and DJ. Wouldn't it be great if they brought back Full House? Guess what... your dreams are coming true!

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Blue Bell Issues Recall of All Its Products Due to Listeria

If you've made a recent purchase of any products made by Blue Bell Creameries, you might want to get rid of them. The dairy giant is pulling all of its products from store shelves because they may be tainted with Listeria monocytogenes.

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Category: Food, National News
Adriana Valadez
Adriana Valadez
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Kellie Pickler and the Grand Ole Opry Reveal Home Goods Line [PHOTOS]

Kellie Pickler is just one of those gals that exudes Southern charm. What better way to display that Southern grace than to partner up with the Grand Ole Opry and create a home goods line? Well, that's exactly what they've done! Kellie and the Opry have joined forces for Selma Drye by Kellie Pickler and I think you're gonna love it!

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Cruz Officially Announces 2016 Presidential Campaign

Ted Cruz is the first to officially announced his 2016 candidacy for the President of the United States. Cruz is currently a US Senator from Texas (R). He announced his anticipated candidacy with this video Monday morning.

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Carrie Is A Mommy! [PHOTO]

Carrie Underwood has some big news! She and hubby Mike Fisher recently welcomed a baby boy into their family last week.

Check out this adorable picture and his precious little name...

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The World’s Most Expensive Trailer [Video]

Sammy Kershaw may have know the Queen of the Double-Wide Trailers, but this bad boy is the King of the Single-Wides!  You are not going to believe this.  Way back in 1956, a man purchased a third of an acre of land in the Hamptons for just $300.  Today that land, which is home to his mobile home, is on the market for one million dollars.  Here's the story from Buzz:60.  This is GREAT!

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Category: Humor, National News

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