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OPD Investigating Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center Trailer Theft [PHOTOS]

The Owensboro Police Department is attempting to identify the person or persons responsible for the recent theft of a 16-foot enclosed trailer containing food items. The trailer and food were stolen from the parking lot of the Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center.

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Ford Center
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New Security Measures Begin At Ford Center Thursday Night

Beginning Thursday night, the Ford Center in Evansville will implement new security measures.

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Photo, Dave Spencer
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Demolition Taking Place At Old KFC

Ever since August, we knew that KFC on South Frederica was closing. And, we had all heard that some sweet deliciousness may be moving in with an Owensboro Krispy Kreme location. (For all things Holy, please let this be true.)

Well, I'm still not sure if that's for sure or not, but it looks like they are clearing that space for something, check it out!

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Local Schools To Host UK DanceBlue Marathons

The University of Kentucky's DanceBlue marathons have raised over $8 million dollars for pediatric cancer research over the last nine years. Four Daviess County (Ky) Public Schools will be joining them in their own local versions of DanceBlue in the fight against childhood cancer this year!

There can be "no sleeping, no sitting", so throughout the event, students will be participating in dancing, playing games and dedicating their time and efforts to support children and families served by DanceBlue Clinic. Each hour features a different theme for music. Students will also have the opportunity to write messages of encouragement and make a tie-blanket to send to children at the hospital.

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Ag Expo 2016 42nd Annual Meeting Info

It's time again for the Ag Expo at the Owensboro Convention Center. The 42nd annual meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 27th.

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New York Times Selects Rosine, Kentucky As One Of The 52 Places To Go In 2016

This is quite an honor. The New York Times has put out a list of the "52 Places to Go in 2016" and coming in at number 42? Rosine, Kentucky, the birthplace of Bill Monroe and the birthplace of Bluegrass.

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Winter Weather Advisory Goes Into Effect Tonight Through Early Sunday Morning

It appears winter may be finally here. The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for 6pm tonight (Saturday) until 4am Sunday. Here are the details.

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Aluminum Maker Alcoa Plans To Cut 15,000 Jobs
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ALCOA Will Close Aluminum Smelter

This is not the kind of news folks whose paychecks depend on the ALCOA aluminum smelter want to hear.

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14 News
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14WFIE To Open Studio In Downtown Owensboro

At Thursday morning's "State of the City" address, Owensboro Mayor Ron Payne announced 14WFIE will open a studio downtown in the historic Bell House across from the River Park Center.

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Historic Owensboro Restaurant To Re-Open Soon

Restaurants tend to come and go, but some hurt more than others. When this historic Owensboro restaurant closed in August, a lot of the Tri-State was surprised and sad. But, guess what?!? One of your favorites is re-opening soon!

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New Security Measures Coming To The Ford Center

As you know, a lot of big concerts are coming up at the Ford Center in Evansville, including Jason Aldean in two weeks on January 15th and Luke Bryan on February 18th. A new set of security measures at the facility will go into effect one day ahead of the Aldean concert, on Thursday, January 14th.

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Ohio Co. Sheriff Department Search For Missing Juvenile [UPDATED] [PHOTO]

The Ohio Co. Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing juvenile.

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