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NFL Pro-Bowler Gives Back His Kids Participation Trophies… Do YOU Agree? [POLL]

There's always something about every generation that society decides is relevant. For our current kiddos, it's participation trophies. The sense of not hurting anyone's feelings seems to have taken over from preparing them for life, which isn't always fair, right? Well, one NFL Pro-Bowler isn't a fan of the "every kid gets a trophy" mindset and he isn't at all scared to do or say something about it.

James Harrison, 2-time Super Bowl Champion, 5-time Pro-Bowler and current Pittsburgh Steeler took to his Instagram page to explain why his kids would not be keeping the trophies they just received.

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Miss America/Facebook
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Madisonville Native Katherine Kelley Competes for Miss America [Vote]

Madisonville, Kentucky native Katherine Kelley is the current Miss Nevada and, in September, she'll compete for the title of Miss America.  And YOU can help her win the crown.

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(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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The States with the Most Drunk Drivers [Survey]

Well, there's good news and bad news for the states in the WBKR listening area.  Live Science has just published the list of the states with the most drunk drivers.  Fortunately for Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois, we didn't land inside the Top Ten.  However, we didn't land too far outside it.  Look!

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Dimitrios Kambouris, Getty Images
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Another Lady A Baby On The Way!

Lady Antebellum just announced that there is another baby on the way! And, the story behind the struggle that the couple has gone thru is more than inspiring.

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Nashville Theater Shooting Occurs One Day after Study Shows Attendees Want Metal Detectors in Lobbies…with a Catch

Earlier today in the Nashville, Tennessee suburb of Antioch, a gunman also armed with pepper spray, a hatchet, and carrying two backpacks opened fire at a movie theater.

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“Rose Garden” Singer Lynn Anderson Has Died

It's a sad day for country music. Lynn Anderson, best known for "Rose Garden" has passed away.

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Dairy Queen Facebook
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Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day Is THURSDAY!

Not that I ever need an excuse to eat a delicious Dairy Queen blizzard, but if I did, I would be covered tomorrow! Thursday, July 30th is Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen and you can snack on a delicious treat and make a difference in the lives of children.

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Special Olympics via YouTube
Special Olympics via YouTube
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Opening Ceremonies for Special Olympics World Games [Video]

I am a sobbing mess.  The Special Olympics World Games officially get underway this evening in Los Angeles with the Opening Ceremonies and, here in Western Kentucky, we are rooting for Chris Willis of Owensboro!  Chris is representing Team USA in swimming and hopes to bring home gold.  Chris is one of over 7,000 athletes from 177 different countries who are on hand to compete this summer.  And these athletes are the definition of "courage" and "perseverance."  Check out this promotional video for the Games.  I literally sat at my computer and cried.  As you all know, I am a sucker for the Olympics and the Special Olympics World Games make the "thrill of victory" even sweeter and more triumphant.  Let the Games begin!

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Limberbutt 2016/Facebook
Limberbutt 2016/Facebook
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A Cat From Louisville Is Running For President [VIDEO]

2016 isn't far away, and since there are 46 people running for President (exaggeration), why not let a cat stand/paw up and do the same? Meet Louisville's Limberbutt McCubbins. "The Time is Meow".

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How Caitlyn Jenner Has Changed My Way Of Thinking

Like millions of others around the country, I just finished watching the ESPY's. Contrary to popular belief, I actually watch for the awards, not just to see if Kevin Love took a date. And, to be honest, like many others, I wasn't exactly thrilled with the choice of Caitlyn Jenner winning the Arthur Ashe Award For Courage. I just felt that there were other people who had been thru so much more than her and it really bothered me. I was wrong for thinking that. And, after watching her speech, I realize that I may never know the amount of courage it took for her to finally live her life freely.

But, I will have to say, what I've seen regarding the show and her winning is disturbing. There's nothing like a good Facebook feed scroll to really make you question humanity. I wonder... Do you really feel all of that hatred that you're saying? Do you have any idea what damage your words could really be doing? Do you care?

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(Photo Courtesy of NASA/Newsmakers)
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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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