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Owensboro Residents Facing Needed Tax Increase [VIDEO]

Cuts in community programs have already been announced and now Mayor Tom Watson says there's really no way around a tax increase for Owensboro residents. Brad Byrd sat down with Mayor Watson to discuss our future.

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Sharks Are Coming to the Beaver Dam Strawberry Festival

Now this is something your won't normally find in Ohio County, sharks! The 2017 Beaver Dam Strawberry Festival coordinators are bringing live sharks to the downtown area. I'm in! 

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WKU Student Stages Epic ‘Hamilton’ Themed Marriage Proposal [VIDEO]

I have a late entry for National Proposal Day, and it's very clever. Western Kentucky University student Elijah Essa and his fiancee' Sarah Burnett are huge fans of the Tony-winning musical Hamilton. On February 13th, Elijah gathered a big group of the couple's friends at Van Meter Hall to stage a marriage proposal, complete with choreography, set in the world of Hamilton. 

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School Teachers Allowed to Carry Guns
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Kentucky 6th Most Dependent on the Gun Industry [DATA]

When the new President took office, my friends and family were concerned about how it would affect gun ownership. Gun dealers are even more concerned because it's how they make a living. WalletHub reported this morning that Kentucky is ranked the 6th Most Dependent State on the Gun Industry so there's reason to be concerned indeed.

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Owensboro Health Announces FREE Online Health Encyclopedia [PHOTOS]

I’ve always been told to never diagnose myself using the internet, but I do it all the time as I’m sure you do too. Owensboro Health has given us the tools to make it easier with valuable information and a team of doctors to help with our specific concerns! No need to search the web any more!

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Brandon Gerrod Photography via YouTube
Brandon Gerrod Photography via YouTube
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2017 Owensboro Home and Garden Show Weekend [VIDEO]

 

It’s the 4th Annual Owensboro Home & Garden Show at the Owensboro Convention Center featuring all aspects of building, remodeling and improving your home and home landscape! Your chance to talk to the professionals this weekend in Owensboro!

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Stephen Pitts/ABC News via Twitter
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Do You Realize Just How Many Tornadoes Occurred Tuesday?

All winter long, we've been experiencing above average temperatures WAY more than average or below average temperatures. The winter haters have enjoyed something of a seventh heaven.

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JC Penney To Permanently Mark Down Merchandise By 40 Percent
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JC Penney Closing 140 Stores in the Coming Months

Another huge retailer is closing hundreds of stores across the country in an effort to compete in the ever-changing online marketplace. JC Penney will begin closing 140 stores in the next few months

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City of Owensboro via YouTube
City of Owensboro via YouTube
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Special Meeting Invitation from Mayor Tom Watson [VIDEO]

Mayor Tom Watson wants YOUR input as the city puts together the new budget for Owensboro. YOU can ask questions, give input and make a difference in Owensboro's future!

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Hunting and Outdoor Retailer said to be Filing for Bankruptcy

When I saw the news report this afternoon I called my husband right away. This is where he takes me for date night and now it's fate is unknown. He'd better use his gift cards just to be safe!

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2017 Auction for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Save the date and let's have a date at Friday's in Owensboro for the 2nd Annual Auction for St. Jude Research Hospital. Amazing items on the auction block all to help fight childhood cancer!

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Lockers in empty high school corridor
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Ohio County Schools Closing Remainder of the Week Due to “Excessive Illness”

Another school system in the Tri-State is closing due to illness. Ohio County Schools will be closed Wednesday through Friday. 

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