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OPD Offers Safe Trick-or-Treating Tips

The Owensboro Police Department wants a happy, safe Halloween for all kiddos. They issued these helpful tips to ensure that's what happens!

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Michael Loccisano, Getty Images
Michael Loccisano, Getty Images
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America’s Got Talent Auditions Coming To Nashville

Know anyone with a crazy talent? Maybe YOU have always wanted to take a chance on your passion? Well, here's your chance! America's Got Talent is currently casting for their next season and Nashville is on their list of audition cities!

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Kraftucky
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2014 Kraftucky Arts & Crafts Expo

Experience the region's best arts and crafts at Kraftucky! The event is November 7th - November 9th at the Owensboro Convention Center. Expect to see thousands of arts and crafts items for sale, from jewelry to glass art.

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Monkey Hollow
Monkey Hollow
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Grape Nuts III: Monkey Hollow Winery Tour; Few Tickets Left!

UPDATE: Ladies, there are only a handful of tickets left for our trip! Better get yours NOW! Fill out the form or call Roxianne at 270-683-1558!

We just had so much fun on our first two trips, that we've decided to have a Grape Nuts III! Ladies, don't miss out on our day at Monkey Hollow Winery in St. Meinrad, Indiana, Saturday, November 8th!

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Tracy Cecil
Tracy Cecil
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Join WBKR For Kids Helping Kids Thursday [VIDEO]

It's no secret how dedicated we all are here at WBKR to the cause of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Our entire community has taken it upon itself to continue to fight for childhood cancer research and that extends to our kiddos, as well. On Thursday, two of my favorite kids will be here at the station to raise money for the "sick babies".
My Carsyn planted and picked some punkins' that she'll be selling for a donation and Gavin Howard will be here with t-shirts for sale that he designed!
Check out this video Carsyn made telling you all about her punkins...

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Monkey Hollow
Monkey Hollow
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Grape Nuts III: Monkey Hollow Winery Tour

We just had so much fun on our first two trips, that we've decided to have a Grape Nuts III! Ladies, don't miss out on our day at Monkey Hollow Winery in St. Meinrad, Indiana, Saturday, November 8th!

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Kevin Winter/Getty Images Entertainment
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Celebrate My Drive: You Can Help Ohio Co. High School Win A Band Perry Concert Too!

All right, you saw Chad's blog this morning about State Farm's "Celebrate My Drive" campaign. Once again, you make a commitment to 2N2- 2 eyes on the road, 2 hands on the wheel. Not only is Daviess Co. High School in the running to win several prizes, including a $25,000 or $100,000 grant for their school, the 2 grand prizes, The Band Perry concerts, so is, my alma mater, Ohio Co. High School!

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The Ford Center
The Ford Center
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Major Concert Announcement!

Here at WBKR, we typically know all the scoop on the upcoming concerts in this area. But, every now and then even us DJ's get a concert surprise! This surprise has made my day! Y'all are gonna be soooo excited!

Coming to The Ford Center, Wednesday, February 11th is.....

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Atlantic via YouTube
Atlantic via YouTube
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Confederate Railroad To Kick Off ‘Shades of Blue’ Festival in Beaver Dam

Another country act is coming to the newly opened Beaver Dam Amphitheater Friday, October 24th. I think you remember these guys....

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Luke Sharrett, Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images
Luke Sharrett, Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images
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Kentucky Senate Candidates On KET Tonight

Election Day is less than a month away, have you decided who you're voting for? And more importantly, why you're voting for that person? I understand that the voting process can become quite tainted with all of the ads, but it is one of our greatest responsibilities as a citizen and we should all prepare ourselves more than we do.

The US Senate race here in Kentucky is one of the most watched and most influential races this year. Tonight, on KET (7:00pm CST), Sen. Mitch McConnell and Sec. of State Alison Grimes will discuss important issues in the Senate race.

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(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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Miranda Lambert Presale Starts Today!

Miranda Lambert is coming to The Ford Center! She'll be in concert Thursday, January 15th. Tickets go on sale to the general public tomorrow (Friday, October 10th) at 10am.  However, here at and WBKR.com, we have an exclusive presale for you.  And it starts TODAY!  And, in addition to the presale code, we also have this morning's "phrase that pays."  With it, you could actually WIN tickets in our brand new contest, PHONE TAG!

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Larry Busacca, Getty Images
Larry Busacca, Getty Images
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Miranda Lambert PreSale Ticket Information

By now, I'm sure that you've heard Miranda Lambert is coming to The Ford Center! She'll be in concert Thursday, January 15th. Tickets go on sale Friday, October 10th, but guess what?? We have the presale information, meaning you can get your tickets a day early! Excited? Thought you might be, ha!

Here's what you need to do:

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