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Ted Cruz Ends Campaign for President

Texas Senator Ted Cruz has suspended his campaign for president.

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Former Daviess County Judge Executive Buzz Norris Dies at 82

It's a very sad day in Owensboro, Kentucky.  News is breaking this morning that former Daviess County Judge Executive Buzz Norris has died at the age of 82.  A beloved educator and lawmaker, Buzz was adored by many for his passion, service to his community and students and a biting, sardonic wit that folks like me loved to pry out of him.

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Twister Rips City [Video]

Do you remember where you were on January 3rd., 2000 at 4:10 p.m?

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The Summer of ’99: Remembering the Terror of The Railroad Killer [Video]

I remember the Summer of '99 vividly.  I was working in the News Department here at WBKR/WOMI and there was no bigger, or more terrifying news story, than that of Rafael Resendez-Ramirez, who was better known by the nickname "The Railroad Killer."  Resendez-Ramirez was among the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives and was the subject of a nationwide manhunt that weaved in and out of Texas, Illinois and Kentucky.  And rumors were swirling that he was spotted in Owensboro.

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Lady Antebellum To Sing National Anthem At Kentucky Derby

The 142nd "Run For The Roses" is quickly approaching, and this year, the Bluegrass tradition will be a little more country. Lady Antebellum was just announced to sing the National Anthem at the Kentucky Derby!

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Erin Brockovich Vows to Fight Pollution at Rockhouse Creek in Tomahawk, Kentucky

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich is promising residents in Kentucky that she "will get to the bottom of this."  She's referring to possible contamination at Rockhouse Creek that turned creek waters "yellow . . . then bright green."  According to Brockovich, "The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet's Division of Water along with Martin County Disaster and Emergency Services conducted an investigation at Rockhouse Creek and don't know the source of the yellow stuff in the creek." And she's taken to Facebook to ensure people she's on the case.  Here's what she's saying . . .

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Diamond Rio To Perform at Beaver Dam Amphitheatre

HUGE and exciting news!  Diamond Rio is coming to the Beaver Dam Amphitheatre this summer!

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UPDATE: OPD Have Located Two of Three Missing Owensboro Juveniles [Photos]

Owensboro Police have successfully found two of three missing juveniles, but need your help in locating one remaining teen.  They are hoping that you have tips that will help locate Kenneth L. Edmonds JR.  Here's a photo . . .

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Carrie Underwood Coming To The Ford Center

How awesome is this?!? Another country superstar is headed to the Tri-State! This time, Carrie Underwood has announced that Evansville is on her road-map of stops on "The Storyteller Tour: Stories In The Round"

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Miss Kentucky Hopeful Competes with Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia Monologue [Video]

One of the most classic monologues in the history of television is getting new life . . . thanks to a Miss America hopeful from Owensboro, Kentucky.  Molly Kothlow won the title of Miss Eastern Kentucky over the weekend and was propelled to victory with her campy, fun and stirring performance in the talent competition.  She recreated Julia Sugarbaker's famous "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia" monologue from the classic sitcom Designing Women.  Check it out!

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UPDATE: One Missing Juvenile Found, Two Other Still Missing [Photos]

Owensboro Police successfully found one missing juvenile yesterday, but need your help in locating the other two.  They are hoping that you have tips that will help locate two of the three runaway teenagers we shared photos of yesterday.

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Owensboro Police Looking for Three Missing Juveniles [Photos]

Owensboro Police need your help.  Authorities are working three separate missing juvenile cases and have exhausted all current leads.  They are hoping that you have tips that will help locate these three runaway teenagers.

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