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Annual Badwater Ultra Marathon Held In Death Valley's Extreme Heat
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How to Stay Safe Working in Hot and Humid Conditions [Graph]

It has been hot and humid the last couple of weeks and, according to the forecast, it's going to stay that way for a while here in the tri-state.  While some folks have the comfort and luxury of working inside air-conditioned offices, others are working outside in the brutal heat.  Our friend, Keith Todd, with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, is sharing some important information about how to be aware of health issues caused by working in extreme temperatures.

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OMU Now Has An App [PHOTOS]

I'm so glad there's an app for this. I had no idea, but OMU has one that has all the information you need if you are away from your computer or if you have a power outage. Look!

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My Next Adventure

I've been staring at this screen for hours, having a hard time trying to figure out how to say what I need to say. But, I feel like I've always been honest with y'all and there's no reason to stop that now. My time here at WBKR is coming to an end.

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Throwback Thursday: The Owensboro Business Game [Video]

This is a total blast from the past!  Who remembers The Owensboro Business Game?  It was a Monopoly-inspired board game created by Junior Achievement.  And, instead of featuring properties like Park Place and Boardwalk, it featured popular Owensboro businesses like Wax Works, The Executive Inn, and Anderson's.  I discovered last weekend that my friends Bill and Terry have an original version of the game and they let me look through it and film it.  Check this out!

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Evelyn Miller via Facebook
Evelyn Miller via Facebook
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Look for WBKR History Tonight at American Pickers’ Windy Hollow Episode [Photos]

It’s been a few months since the American Pickers crew visited Owensboro to film an episode at Windy Hollow Restaurant.  And that episode officially airs tonight!  And be sure to look for some WBKR history!  While the "Pickers" were in town, they picked up a couple of vintage WBKR signs.  LOOK!

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CBS This Morning via YouTube
CBS This Morning via YouTube
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Cell Phones Being Banned from Concerts with Yondr Pouch [Video]

Some of the biggest names in the music industry are tired of looking out from the stage and seeing their fans watching their concerts through their cell phones.  Adele recently told a fan to to quit recording her.  Before he passed away, Prince, rather infamously, got so annoyed with cell phones at his Louisville Palace concert that he played some of the show in the dark. It's a growing and persistent problem and some singers, like Alicia Keys, are doing something about it.  They're using the new Yondr pouch to essentially ban cell phone use during their shows.  This is how it works!

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Mystery Landmarks In Owensboro [PHOTOS]

I know I should get out more, but lately I've noticed two landmarks in Owensboro that are, at least to me, a mystery.

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What’s Cookin’? Melon Berry Smoothie [Recipe]

Melissa Webb and Tabatha Carman, from the UK Cooperative Extension Office, are back for another edition of What's Cookin'? guest and, this week, they're serving up a delicious Plate it Up! recipe from Kentucky Proud .  It's a Melon Berry Smoothie!

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WBKR/YouTube
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Visit Katie’s U-Pick Flower Garden at Reid’s Orchard [Video]

Here's a really fun and creative way to get fresh flowers for your house.  You can pick them yourself at Reid's Orchard.  Check our Katie's U-Pick Flower Garden!

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Insane Inflatable 5K
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Insane Inflatable 5K Evansville is ONLY a Week Away! Here’s What You Need to Know!

The Insane Inflatable 5K is making it's first ever visit to Evansville, and if you're participating you may have some questions and concerns. We're here to help! Check out some Dos and Don'ts for the weekend of fun! Text INSANE to 54284 for details and to register now!

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Dream Copy Photography
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New Audition Date Added for Battle for the Big O [Official Rules]

The tristate's premiere talent contest, The Battle for the Big O, returns!  It's your chance to win $1,000 and open the 2016 Big O Music Festival starring Billy Currington, 38 Special, Mark Chesnutt and more.  We have now set FOUR audition dates for this year's competition and we have the official rules for the contest. Here's the complete schedule of open audition dates  Good luck and get ready to take the stage!

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Daviess Co. High School Student Elected Kentucky FFA Vice-President

Hunter Anne Julian has been elected to serve as the 2016-2017 Kentucky FFA Green River Vice-President.

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