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UPDATE: Connections Between Missing Women in Tristate? [Photos]

Connections?  Are there connections between the handful of women who are reported missing in the tristate?  That's the question that the experts have been asking all week.  That's the question that people like me are asking.  And that's precisely why I have spent the week pouring over the details, police reports, news accounts and Facebook feeds of the tristate women who have vanished, without a trace, over the last four years. Yesterday, I posted a blog in which I tried to connect the dots between these women.  And, apparently, I am not the only person paying to attention to those dots.  I have received many emails and messages about my article from folks and observers just as concerned, bewildered and intrigued as I am.  And some responders have provided me with additional information that adds to the storylines.  For instance, there is another missing woman who truly fits the alleged victim profile and there are details in some of the other cases that give them even stronger connections to their missing counterparts.   

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Possible Connections Between Missing Women in Tristate [Photos]

Women are missing.  Rumors are flying.  And people in the tristate, particularly women, are scared.  When Kristy Kelley of Boonville was reported missing Friday, August 15th, it seemed, at first, an isolated incident.  However, as more and more reports surface we are now becoming aware that there are several women missing from Southern Indiana, Western Kentucky and Southern Illinois and it seems, just maybe, there are common threads between them.  Is it possible that the tristate is home to some sort of serial abductor?  Do these women truly share common traits and were they chosen targets of some thief in the night?  I have spent the last couple of nights combing through police reports, news accounts and Facebook sites dedicated to each woman and I have found what I consider to be some disturbing similarities.

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River Valley Cluster Dog Show Coming Soon!

Love dogs? Always glued to the TV every time a dog show is on? Well, you're in luck! The River Valley Cluster Dog Show is coming to the convention center in Owensboro in just a few weeks!

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Smart911.com Will Give You Precious, Life-Saving Seconds When You Need Them

Among the most frustrating things I see when I watch news reports about crimes is the 911 transcript. Based on the dialogue presented by whatever network I happen to be watching, I can just see precious seconds ticking away.

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Category: Health, News, Technology
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Owensboro Public Schools Orientation/Registration for 2014-2015 School Year Begins This Week

I don't have anything official, but it sure does feel like summer 2014 went by a little too quickly, right? Ready or not, it's already time for orientation and registration for the 2014-2015 school year.

The Owensboro Public School System kicks off their orientation/registration for city schools this week.

Here is the full schedule:

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Traffic Restrictions Along US 231 Begin July 23, 2014

A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) plans to restrict traffic for asphalt paving along US 231 in OHIO County on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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Why You Shouldn’t Use a Spoon to Give Your Child Medicine

A recent study shows that using kitchen spoons to give children medicine is highly inaccurate and often quite dangerous.

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Got Burned? 5 Ways to Treat a Sunburn

The summer sun is out in full force, relentlessly attacking our skin with UV rays. Here's what to do if you get a sunburn.

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WFIE News Anchor Ann Komis Announces Her Retirement

On July 18th, an era will end here in the tri-state.  Ann Komis, beloved news anchor at 14 WFIE, says that will be her final day behind the desk and in front of the camera.  Earlier today, she announced her retirement to her Facebook friends.  Here's what she had to say.

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Uh-Oh — An Incurable Mosquito-Borne Virus Has Hit the U.S.

The little-known Chikungunya virus, which has no vaccine, has been confirmed in the continental United States. Here's what you should know.

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Early Exposure to Bacteria Could Protect Babies From Asthma and Allergies

A new study reveals that when babies are exposed to certain allergens and bacteria in their first year of life, they could be protected from allergies and asthma later.

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Health Benefits of Hiking — 5 Reasons to Hit the Trails This Summer

Put on some sunscreen and bug repellant, and enjoy these five health benefits of hiking this summer:

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