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Puzzle Pieces Kicks-Off Fundraising Campaign [VIDEO]

Puzzle Pieces will celebrate its third anniversary in September and they are asking for your help to help in the celebration. Puzzle Pieces is an activity day center for individuals with intellectual disabilities ages 8 and up, located here in Owensboro. They kicked off a "60 in 60" campaign yesterday afternoon and have already gotten off to a great start! Their goal is to raise $60,000 in 60 days. This money will help them purchase their current building on Frederica Street that they have been leasing since the beginning.

I talked with Amanda Owen, the Executive Director and Founder of Puzzle Pieces yesterday about how much this campaign means to the clients and their families.

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Holiday World Celebrating the 4th With Three Days of Fireworks

Visitors to Holiday World & Splashin' Safari this Friday through Sunday will end their day at the park with a patriotic fireworks celebration.

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FREE Admission To The Aaron Tippin Concert For Active Duty Military And Veterans

The Beaver Dam Amphitheater is celebrating the 4th of July in style this year, with Aaron Tippin in concert! The show also features new-comer Chris Janson! Tickets are only $20 for the show and there will be a huge fireworks show afterward. The Beaver Dam Tourism Commission just announced another great thing about the show...

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Beaver Dam Earns Second “Playful City USA” Honor

KaBOOM! and the Humana Foundation have named Beaver Dam as a 2015 Playful City USA for the second year in a row.

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Trunnell’s Peach Jam and Peach Pageants Are Back!

It wouldn't be summertime without the sweetness of peaches, right? Trunnell's Farm Market agrees and has us all taken care of! The Trunnell's Peach Jam is back! It's a weekend of anything and everything peaches, including a pageant for your sweet little kiddos!

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Warns Of Phone Scam

 

The Daviess County Sheriff's Office wants to make sure you know of a recent phone scam in this area. Per their Facebook page, this is what to look out for...

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Titans Announce Nissan Partnership, Stadium To Be Renamed

The Tennessee Titans are making some big changes this year and I'm not just talking about the starting QB. They recently announced a major partnership that will alter the stadium.

The Titans and Nissan have joined in a twenty year partnership, including re-branding the current stadium as Nissan Stadium. The stadium will host all Titans home games, Tennessee State University's home football games, the Music City Bowl and several concerts, including the CMA Fest.

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Angels For Ashley Holding Fundraiser For Huts For Haiti

By now, you've surely heard of Jerry Morris and the Angels for Ashley cooking team and all the great work they've done around the Tri-State. This amazing team has raised thousands and thousands of dollars for families and organizations and they are adding a new beneficiary to their work. On Thursday and Friday of this week, they will be cooking for Huts for Haiti at Shoe Stop.

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Knottsville’s Gavin Howard Awarded Scholarship

We've know that Knottsville's Gavin Howard is a very special kid for several years, but now he's gotten some national attention. Gavin was nominated for a scholarship from Kohl's from Mike Mudd and guess what? They agree with us as to how special Gavin is!

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WWE Pays Tribute To “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes [VIDEO]

Last Thursday, the world lost actor Christopher Lee, jazz saxophonist Ornette Coleman, actor Ron Moody, country legend Jim Ed Brown, and wrestling legend Dusty Rhodes. Now you may have been affected by one or all of these gentlemen, but if you grew up in 80s, Dusty Rhodes was there. 

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Some State Workers Will Get Minimum Wage Raise July 1st

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear signed an executive order Monday that will increase the salaries of some 800 state workers beginning July 1st by increasing the minimum wage from $7.25/hour to $10.10/hour.

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Do You Live In A Cat State Or A Dog State?

The informatics guys are at it again. This time, they are naming the most dog-friendly and cat-friendly states. So where do Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois fall?

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