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OPD Searching For Missing Adult [PHOTO]

The Owensboro Police Department is searching for a missing adult male and needs your help. Here is the official report:

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Erin’s Take On The ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Teaser Trailer [VIDEO]

While most of the world was out shopping early this morning, I kept checking my phone to see if and when the new teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens would go live. It was announced this week, the teaser would be shown in a limited number of theaters over the long holiday weekend, but who wants to pay for a movie when you have the internet? Folks, and fellow nerds, I'm legitimately super duper pumped for this movie!

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Local Military and Veterans To Be Honored in New Video

Local singer-songwriter Nathan Morris has an interesting and inspiring new project.  He's creating a video that pays tribute to local veterans, active military personnel and our fallen heroes.  And here's how YOU can be a part of it and pay tribute to members of your military family.

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Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images
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Celebrate My Drive: Help Daviess County High School Win a Concert by The Band Perry

This is pretty awesome.  The Band Perry has teamed up with Celebrate My Drive for a really cool contest that promotes a simple concept- 2N2.  That stands for keeping two eyes on the road and two hands on the wheel.  More teenagers die in car crashes than  any other cause and Celebrate My Drive is committed to reducing distracted driving by asking high school students to make safe driving commitments.  And there are some really cool prizes up for grabs for the high schools that get the most commitments!

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UPDATE: President Obama’s Visit To The Tri-State [VIDEO]

We have an update from Jaclyn Graves as the tri-state gets ready to see and hear from President Obama.

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*UPDATE* Is The President Planning A Tri-State Visit?

 

14 News is reporting that President Obama will be making a visit to the Tri-State in the near future.

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mangostock, ThinkStock
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Here At WBKR, We Think “It’s Time” To Help

How many times do you see a fundraiser, non-profit organization or someone in need and think... "Someone should help them"? Well, here at WBKR, we think "It's Time" for us to help... All of us. We have such an amazing Tri-State community and we know that you can and will help out good causes right here. We will be focusing on several non-profits and local businesses thru the year and we'll be asking for YOUR help. We could be cleaning up a cemetery or running a blood drive, you just never know, but we will helping.

Our first project with It's Timeis Tuesd

ay, September 30th and we'll be serving lunch at the Daniel Pitino Shelter. Now, here's where YOUR help comes in...

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DEA4912 via YouTube
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Homeward Angels: A Powerful 9/11 Tribute [Video]

It's hard to believe, but the tragedy of September 11th was thirteen years ago.  It still seems like yesterday in many ways.  It certainly did last night when I sat down with YouTube and tried to find the perfect tribute to share with you guys today here at WBKR.com.  And I think this is it.  Homeward Angels does two important things: it reminds us of the horror of September 11th, 2001 and, even more importantly, it gives us the promise of a new day.

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Ohio County’s Ramsey Carpenter Competes for Miss America [Video]

Ohio County, Kentucky's Ramsey Carpenter will compete for the title of Miss America Sunday night and SHE NEEDS YOUR HELP!  The Miss America Organization is currently having a contest online for America's Choice.  And, this weekend, one contestant will be awarded that title.  YOU can cast your vote for Ramsey now and help a Kentucky gal win the America's Choice award!

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Courtesy of Posey County Jail
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Two Arrested in Connection with Joelle Lockwood Disappearance [Photos]

Authorities have arrested two people in connection with the disappearance of Joelle Lockwood of Evansville.  Lockwood was last seen July 9th in Evansville near Park and Florida Streets, but was found yesterday in Posey County, where authorities say she was being held captive, caged, in a mobile home.

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Breaking News:Joelle Lockwood of Evansville Found Alive

She was last seen nearly two months ago.  But reports this evening indicate that Joelle Lockwood, who disappeared July 9th from the streets of Evansville, has been found.

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Horrific and Cruel Ice Bucket Prank Played on Autistic Ohio Boy [VIDEO]

Don't be alarmed. It says "VIDEO" in the headline because I've attached the news story about this horrible, horrible prank.

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