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World Series - Chicago Cubs v Cleveland Indians - Game One
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Local Owensboro Man Larry Vanover Umpiring The World Series [PHOTOS]

The first game of the world series kicked off last night and a familiar face for many Owensboro peeps was parked behind home plate.

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Girl Scouts Sell Cookies From Street Trucks In New York City
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Girl Scout Cookie Cereal Coming in 2017

It's exciting enough when Girl Scout Cookie season rolls around every February. But now we won't have to wait an agonizing two months for a Girl Scout treat once 2017 gets here.

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Clowns Gather For Annual Church Service Honouring Joseph Grimaldi
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Clown Community in Arizona Organizing ‘Clown Lives Matter’ March [VIDEO]

Well, it appears some clowns are not happy with the reputation they have been receiving as of late. Come to think of it, didn't some of the "creepy clown" hype die down a bit? Wait, not quite. One clown community is organizing a march to reassure folks not all clowns are threatening. 

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Consumer Product Safety Commission Announces Recall Of Samsung's New Galaxy Note 7
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Samsung Strikes Again: Increasingly Notorious Smartphone Causes Louisville Plane Evacuation

I used to have a Samsung. My biggest problem with it was that it ate up battery juice like a starving leopard.

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NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Exhibit Unveiling
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NASCAR Hall of Fame Damaged, Looted in Charlotte Riots

Among the many structures damaged during riots in Charlotte last night was the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400
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NASCAR Hit with $500 Million Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

The CEO of Diversity Motorsports, Terence Cox III, has claimed that NASCAR has not worked with him in trying to increase the number of African Americans in the sport.

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Deep South and East Coast Being Warned of a Gas Shortage

A gas leak in a major pipeline in the Birmingham, Alabama vicinity has raised fears that gasoline prices will skyrocket in the Deep South and long the East Coast. There are also concerns of shortages.

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Turner Broadcasting General Signage And Atmosphere At New York Comic Con 2015
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Could Colonel Sanders Secret 11 Herbs and Spices Have Finally Been Discovered?

It's one of the biggest secrets known to mankind, but is it possible the jig is up? KFC's  recipe of 11 herbs and spices (which herbs? what spices?) is among the world's most safely-guarded secrets.

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Nancy Grace Covers Case of Body Found in Green River [Video]

The story of a fisherman who discovered a body in the Green River is getting national news coverage thanks to Nancy Grace from HLN.  She covered the story on her show last night.  Here's the latest in the case.

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General Mills Expands Flour Recall Due to Possible E. Coli Outbreak

General Mills has announced that it is expanding its recent flour recall due to rising concerns about possible E. Coli contamination.  The company first issued a recall of Gold Medal, Gold Medal Wondra and Signature Kitchens flour on May 31st, 2016.  Since that time, the recall has extended to certain varieties of Betty Crocker cake mix and, now, General Mills is adding additional flour production dates to the initial recall.

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Struggling Sears Holdings To Announce Q3 Earnings
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Are Kmart Stores Shutting Down? Employees Think So

In April, we shared news here at WBKR.com that Kmart had plans to close five stores in Kentucky this year.  And now, a new report from Business Insider suggests that employees of the company fear that many more stores will follow.  In fact, according to some folks who work for the brand, ALL Kmart stores may eventually be shut down.

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2016 U.S. Olympic Team Swimming Trials - Day 2
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U of L Swimmer Kelsi Worrell Heading to Rio Olympics

Cardinal Nation will be represented in Rio. 4-time NCAA champ and American record holder in the 100m butterfly Kelsi Worrell won the race Monday night in the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska. Worrell is the first U of L American swimmer ever to qualify for the Olympics.

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