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Kentucky Gymnast Danielle Blakeney Wins Gold at Special Olympics World Games

This is absolutely awesome and we are so proud of her!  Rhythmic Gymnast Danielle Blakeney, of Kentucky, has completed her events at the Special Olympics World Games and the results are in.  And she has won multiple gold medals!  LOOK!

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Contaminated Kroger-Brand Spices Being Recalled in the South and Midwest

Kroger-brand spices--and not the odd ones--are the focus of a sweeping recall across the South and Midwest, including portions of Kentucky and Indiana.

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Brother's Bar-B-Que
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Chad and Jac Are Headed To Madisonville! [VIDEO]

Everybody needs a good road trip every now and then, right? Throw in some delicious food and awesome company and that sounds perfect! Well, that's exactly what Chad and I are doing Wednesday night! Madisonville... we're headed your way!

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The Lay’s Potato Chips “Do Us A Flavor” Contest Taste Test [Video]

The 2015 Lay's "Do Us A Flavor" contest is underway and there are four brand new potato chip flavors vying for the $1 million dollar grand prize: West Coast Truffle Fries, Biscuits and Gravy, New York Reuben and Greektown Gyro.  Here at WBKR, we decided to round up some local youngsters and have them try out the new flavors.  Here's what happened!

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Heroes Unite to Lift Car and Save Trapped Motorcyclist

It's a scene that will take your breath away.

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Three Dead, Including Suspect, in Shooting at Lafayette, Louisiana Movie Theater

Three people, including the perpetrator, are dead and nine are wounded after an active shooter situation in a Lafayette, Louisiana movie theater at approximately 8 p.m. on Thursday night.

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Dave Spencer Explains New Facebook Newsfeed Maximization Feature [VIDEO]

Want to see what's most important to you more than any other stuff in your Facebook newsfeed? Well, now you can.

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Category: Humor, News, Technology
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Police Still Searching for Missing Kentucky Woman – Crystal Rodgers – Family Suspects Foul Play

In the past year, we've dealt with numerous missing women in the tri-state. It puts the entire community on high alert.

On July 3rd, Crystal Rogers, of Bardstown, KY, went missing.

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Daniel Loretto/Thinkstock
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Tornado Watch Issued for the Tri-State

It's admittedly odd to have a tornado watch in July, but I suppose no month is totally immune. Here's what was issued from the National Weather Service:

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Category: News, Regional News, Weather
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Puzzle Pieces Kicks-Off Fundraising Campaign [VIDEO]

Puzzle Pieces will celebrate its third anniversary in September and they are asking for your help to help in the celebration. Puzzle Pieces is an activity day center for individuals with intellectual disabilities ages 8 and up, located here in Owensboro. They kicked off a "60 in 60" campaign yesterday afternoon and have already gotten off to a great start! Their goal is to raise $60,000 in 60 days. This money will help them purchase their current building on Frederica Street that they have been leasing since the beginning.

I talked with Amanda Owen, the Executive Director and Founder of Puzzle Pieces yesterday about how much this campaign means to the clients and their families.

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Whats Zero Divided By Zero? Don’t Ask Siri, She Isn’t Entertained, ha! [VIDEO]

I don't really use Siri on my phone, but when I saw this story floating around on Facebook, I just knew we had to try it out! Apparently, when you ask Siri (a search feature on the iPhone) what zero divided by zero is, she pretty much destroys you and makes you feel like an idiot.

Well, here's what happened when we gave it a shot!

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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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