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I Am So Owensboro: The Downtown Owensboro Trolley Edition [Video]

Remember the recent "I Am So Owensboro" trend?  Well, I was in Florida when that fad hit Facebook and I missed out on all the fun.  So, for my latest edition of Chamber Danger, my Rooster Booster video series, I decided to make up for lost time.  And now, I proudly present "I Am So Owensboro I'm Riding the Downtown Owensboro Trolley to See How So Owensboro the Rest of Owensboro Is."  Enjoy!!

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Owensboro Company at the Forefront of Ebola Treatment

The Ebola virus is one of the world's deadliest. It creates an especially aggressive form of hemorrhagic fever which, in the worst cases, will send a patient into shock before death, after bleeding internally and externally.

But an Owensboro company may have an answer.

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Mark Stout/Thinkstock
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Dave Spencer Will Try Any Food Once and Is Looking for Suggestions

Hey gang, I adopted a policy a while back to never turn my nose up at any type of food, or drink, I guess, unless I try it and and can honestly determine I hate it...or like it.

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Category: Food, Newsletter, What's New
Jaclyn Graves
Jaclyn Graves
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Carsyn Started Kindergarten Today And I Didn’t Cry… Is Something Wrong With Me?

Today was a day that I've been dreading for years... The first day of kindergarten for Carsyn.

I just knew I'd be that Mom, tears streaming down my face, begging for one more hug. I'd be depressed all day until I could run into school and pick her up and take her home. Funny thing happened thou...

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Thank a Farmer: WBKR presents Reid’s Orchard [Video]

Yesterday, I spent about three hours at Owensboro Health's Harvest Market event, which is held every Tuesday in the hospital parking lot.  The general idea is to promote good health and wellness on the outside of the hospital as well as inside.  A staple of Harvest Market is the Owensboro Regional Farmers' Market, which was well-represented this week by about a dozen area growers and producers.  One of them, my friend Katie Clark!  That name may not ring a bell but her maiden name surely will.  It's Reid!

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A Blast from the Thruston Elementary School Past [Photo]

If you went to Thruston Elementary School, this is going to bring back a ton of memories.  You will never guess what I found this week.  LOOK!!

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Atmos Energy Reminds You To Call 811 Before You Dig

Atmos Energy Corporation is joining utilities nationwide this coming Monday, August 11, to recognize National 811 Day. This day serves as a reminder to all homeowners, construction crews, and do-it-yourself folks to observe safe digging practices by always calling 811 before you dig.

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Category: Newsletter, What's New
ABC TV & Getty Images/Stephen Shugerman & Getty Images
ABC TV & Getty Images/Stephen Shugerman & Getty Images
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Joyce Dewitt and Dan Haggerty Headline Owensboro’s Collector Con Convention

Janet from Three's Company and that guy from Grizzly Adams are coming to Owensboro!  Stewart Promotions is bringing Collector Con to town!  It's billed as a "pop culture experience" featuring toys, comics and collectibles.  And TV stars Joyce Dewitt and Dan Haggerty are just two of the special guests lined up! 

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Larry Busacca via Getty Images
Larry Busacca via Getty Images
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Win a Trip to See Blake Shelton at the Hollywood Bowl

Blake Shelton fans.  This one's for you!!  Here at WBKR.com, we're giving you the chance to hop on a plane and fly to Hollywood to see Blake Shelton in concert at the iconic Hollywood Bowl.  And there's much much more!  Get the details here!

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The Worst Sound Ever [Video]

Fingernails on a chalkboard?  A cat in heat?  LOL!  Have you ever wondered "What is the worst sound ever?"  Well, I think I may have found it.  WATCH!

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Category: Humor, Newsletter
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It’s Fashion Show Friday! The WBKR Crew Models Our Bowl For The Cure Shirts [VIDEO]

Sometimes, more often than not, my co-workers and I end up doing something completely random and generally a little silly. This afternoon was no exception.

Bowl For The Cure is coming up next Thursday and Friday and our WBKR team just got our t-shirts for the event. Naturally, we couldn't just let them sit there until our game next week, right?!? Ha! So... Fashion Show Friday quickly began!

Take a look as Chad, Dave, Roxianne the Receptionist and yours-truly show off our pretty terrible modeling skills, ha!

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Photo courtesy of The Grand Ole Opry
Photo courtesy of The Grand Ole Opry
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Grand Ole Opry Offers WBKR Listeners Discounted Tickets

Our friends at The Grand Ole Opry are offering WBKR listeners are pretty sweet discount on tickets through August 30th.  Here are the details on how you can get them and see the show that made country music famous!

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