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2nd Annual Providence Literary Festival Will Feature McLean County’s Kody Keplinger

NY Times Best Selling Author and McLean County native Kody Keplinger will be appearing at this Saturday's 2nd Annual Providence Literary Festival.

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McKamey Manor via YouTube
McKamey Manor via YouTube
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McLeansboro Residents Fighting To Keep McKamey Manor Out Of Town [VIDEO]

Remember Chad's post last year about McKamey Manor, HERE it is to refresh your memory, if you dare (NSFW!). Now, the extreme haunt event, originally based in the San Diego area, is moving to the Tri-State, specifically McLeansboro, IL.

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Check Out Jason Koger’s Bionic Hand! [VIDEO]

Many of you know of Jason Koger. He lost both of his hands in an accident a few years back and has basically become a spokesperson for the amputee community ever since. Jason is a dear friend of ours here at WBKR and was recently in the studio. He was telling us about his new bionic hand and it was so cool, I just knew we had to show y'all.

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UK Extension Office Offering FREE Food Preservation Workshop

Have you always wanted to can tomatoes or make salsa? Food preparation can be fun (so I've heard, ha!) and the UK Extension Office wants to show you how it's done! This three-day workshop is being offered completely FREE!

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WEVV anchor Chris Cerenelli with Chad & Brett
WEVV anchor Chris Cerenelli with Chad & Brett
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WEVV’s 44 News Debuts Today [Photos]

Today is a big day at WEVV in Evansville.  News is returning to the network for the first time in 14 years!  And here are the folks who will be bringing you your nightly news, weather and sports on 44 News!

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‘Owensboro Tickets’ Launches Monday

Cool news! Beginning today, Owensboro Tickets will launch as the new regional ticketing provider for our community, servicing performing arts centers, the Owensboro Convention Center, universities, and other local events and attractions.

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Owensboro Health via YouTube
Owensboro Health via YouTube
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Owensboro Health Harvest Market Bike Giveaway [VIDEO]

This week at the Owensboro Health Harvest Market, some unsuspecting kids, who were already sporting back to school backpacks from the event got something a little extra, watch!

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Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day Is THURSDAY!

Not that I ever need an excuse to eat a delicious Dairy Queen blizzard, but if I did, I would be covered tomorrow! Thursday, July 30th is Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen and you can snack on a delicious treat and make a difference in the lives of children.

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Brother's Bar-B-Que
Brother's Bar-B-Que
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Chad and Jac Are Headed To Madisonville! [VIDEO]

Everybody needs a good road trip every now and then, right? Throw in some delicious food and awesome company and that sounds perfect! Well, that's exactly what Chad and I are doing Wednesday night! Madisonville... we're headed your way!

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Crazy Me Gifts & Apparel/Facebook
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Crazy Me Gift Gifts And Apparel Ribbon Cutting Today

A new local business in Owensboro is officially opening its doors today/Friday! A ribbon cutting ceremony for Crazy Me Gifts & Apparel at 217 Willamsburg Square will take place at 12:15 p.m. today.

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Erin Grant
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Local Vietnam Veteran Being Honored At O’Charley’s In Owensboro Tuesday

O'Charley's in Owensboro will be honoring Army veteran Bill Oelze as its Hometown Hero Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

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Gaylord Opryland via Marriott
Gaylord Opryland via Marriott
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Gaylord Opryland’s ICE! Theme Revealed

Sure it's only July, but with this crazy heat, I know I'm not the only one who doesn't mind thinking of cooler weather. Plus, it's never too early to start talking about Gaylord Opryland's "A Country Christmas"! There are several changes taking place in Nashville this year, including the addition of Dr. Seuss' "How The Grinch Stole Christmas" musical coming to the Grand Ole Opry stage! And, they just announced this years ICE! theme. It's going to be awesome!

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