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Last Chance to Fill Out Your Bracket in Our Million Dollar Bracket Challenge!

There are three more weeks of college basketball games but only one more day to fill out your bracket in our Million Dollar Bracket Challenge.

Make your picks and fill out your bracket before noon EST Thursday for a chance at a million bucks!

If you correctly predict 60 or more games, you win $10,000

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Shoney’s Restaurants in Owensboro and Henderson Closing Their Doors on Sunday [LISTENER COMMENTS]

Longtime Owensboro and Henderson restaurants, Shoney's, will be shutting their doors on Sunday.

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Daviess County High School Student Hayley Beth Releases “Big Town” [Video]

We first discovered Hayley Beth last summer when she auditioned at Trunnell's Farm Market our Battle for The Big O contest.  Since that time, she has continued singing and performing.  She's, of course, singing country music.  She's getting her musical theatre on as well.  In fact, she's performing this weekend in Shrek: The Musical at Daviess County High School.  And she recently shared a video for a new song "Big Town."  Check it out!

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Don Gibson via YouTube/Sarah Davidson via YouTube
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BKR Clash in the Country: Mandy Barnett vs. Sarah Davidson [VIDEO/POLL]

WELCOME to the BKR Clash in the Country! We will be featuring two country artists’ brand new songs each week. We want to know which one YOU like better! So, listen to each song and then vote!

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Matthew McConaughey and Moon Mullins – The 5 Things They Have in Common

Only a week removed from the "series finale" of 'True Detective' and speculation on the next in the series, I need to take a little of your time and tell you how much the actor Matthew McConaughey and I have in common.

Ready?

1.  We are both from Texas. He was born in Uvalde and I in Lubbock.

2. Our names alliterate.

3. His dad owned a gas station and so did mine.

4. His wife, Camila Alves, was born on January 28 and so was I.

Remarkable, huh?

Well, here is the kicker ...

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Time to Fill Out Your Bracket For the Million Dollar Bracket Challenge

Thanks for registering for WBKR’s Million Dollar Bracket Challenge!

We just wanted to remind you that yesterday was Selection Sunday. The teams are announced and when you’re ready, you may fill out your bracket

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The Owensboro Convention Center is Being Filled with Sand for Paddy O’Beach on Friday Night [TIME-LAPSE VIDEO]

Earlier this week, it was over 70 degrees outside. Today, we are hanging around 30. BRRRR! Are you sick of this cold weather and all the grey days this winter has put us through? Celebrate SPRING by joining us Friday night at the Owensboro Convention Center for Paddy O'Beach and you can stick your toes in ACTUAL sand! That's right, we trucked in a boatload of sand to create a real beach! Check out the video to see the sand pit being created!

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Road Closure on KY 2830 in Daviess County Starting March 17th

According to Keith Todd, Public Information Officer of District One & Two, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet:

A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of KY 2830 in Daviess County starting Monday, March 17, 2017, as part of ongoing construction along the US 60 Extension Project at Owensboro.

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Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan Backstage with Miranda, too [Video]

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Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan have fun shooting some promos for the ACM awards they host in April. They make fun of each other and Miranda just walks around looking good.

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Dave and Brett Marvel Over Mentholated Tissues [VIDEO]

You might think, from that headline, that DJs are easily amused. Well...sometimes. But, no, what Brett showed me is, in my opinion, truly revolutionary and a long time coming...even if I'm late coming aboard.

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Who Is That Playing in Willie’s Band?

Willie Nelson's new bass player is from Owensboro! Johnny Depp. Yes, the famous actor showed up to play bass with Willie at a performance at SXSW in Austin. That's an annual, world famous event that takes place in the Texas capitol

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Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
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We Need Extras for Our Moonlight Ride Promo – Here’s Where to Go!

Who wants to be in a cool local video? Our buddy, P.J. Starks, is shooting a promotional video tomorrow for Owensboro's new Moonlight Ride event.

To be a part of this video, just come out to the Owensboro Convention Center Tuesday, March 11th at 6:30 PM!

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