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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)
(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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Trunnell’s Peach Jam and Peach Pageants Are Back!

It wouldn't be summertime without the sweetness of peaches, right? Trunnell's Farm Market agrees and has us all taken care of! The Trunnell's Peach Jam is back! It's a weekend of anything and everything peaches, including a pageant for your sweet little kiddos!

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Daviess County Sheriff's Office
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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Warns Of Phone Scam

 

The Daviess County Sheriff's Office wants to make sure you know of a recent phone scam in this area. Per their Facebook page, this is what to look out for...

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Titans Announce Nissan Partnership, Stadium To Be Renamed

The Tennessee Titans are making some big changes this year and I'm not just talking about the starting QB. They recently announced a major partnership that will alter the stadium.

The Titans and Nissan have joined in a twenty year partnership, including re-branding the current stadium as Nissan Stadium. The stadium will host all Titans home games, Tennessee State University's home football games, the Music City Bowl and several concerts, including the CMA Fest.

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Knottsville’s Gavin Howard Awarded Scholarship

We've know that Knottsville's Gavin Howard is a very special kid for several years, but now he's gotten some national attention. Gavin was nominated for a scholarship from Kohl's from Mike Mudd and guess what? They agree with us as to how special Gavin is!

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Charleston Shooting Suspect Captured by Police in North Carolina [UPDATED]

Several news outlets are reporting that Dylann Roof, the suspect in the Charleston, South Carolina, church shooting, has been arrested in Shelby, North Carolina.

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Raise Money for Your Charity at the Insane Inflatable 5K

Soldier Dogs for Independence as our charity partner and sole benefactor for the Insane Inflatable 5K, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t also raise money for YOUR charity.

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Nationwide Protests Over IR Changes
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Possible Publishers Clearing House Phone Scam in Tristate

If someone from Jamaica is calling your cell phone and telling you that you've won the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes, guess what?  You haven't.  And, chances are, you are dangerously close to falling for a scam that seems to have made its way to the tri-state.

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Lady Luck Tattoo Moving to New Owensboro Location [Photo]

Lady Luck Tattoo is moving to a new location.  And we have a photo of the brand new shop here at WBKR.com!

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Ken Nance via Facebook
Ken Nance via Facebook
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Needles Found in Ohio River – Swimmers Beware

A friend of mine shared this on Facebook today. I personally wouldn't get in the Ohio River but I know lots of people who do.

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