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Roberts Stadium Demolition to Be Streamed Live Online [VIDEO]

Recent years have seen the demise of some stalwart and historic old buildings in the tri-state. The Executive Inn and the National Guard Armory in Owensboro are two examples.

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Breaking News: Billion-Dollar Fertilizer Plant Will Build In Spencer County Indiana

Apparently, more jobs are coming to Indiana: earlier today, Ohio Valley Resources announced that the company plans to build a new billion-dollar nitrogen fertilizer plant in Spencer County, Indiana

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Comedy Show Coming to Vincennes, IN

The Old Town Players are putting on a new show. The new comedy, “The Nerd”, will open at the OTP Theatre and Arts Center in Vincennes, IN, on December 7th.

The cast of the show is made up of both veterans of the stage and newcomers

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Breaking News: Peabody Energy Closes Southern Illinois Mine

Peabody Energy announced Tuesday that it will permanently shut down the Willow Lake mine in Southern Illinois due to unacceptable safety standards, compliance and overall operating performance.

According to a press release issue

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Greenville’s “Snowvember 2012″ Is This Weekend!

The Greenville Tourism Commission and the Greater Muhlenberg Parks and Recreation System presents Snowvember 2012! This three day event is fun for the whole family! It features the SnowZilla slide and SnowGlobe Live!

This fun event takes place this weekend, November 16th - 18th at Veterans Plaza, 100 South Main Street in Greenville.

The SnowGlobe Live is an exciting

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Ford Center a Best New Major Concert Venue Nominee

On November 4th, I had the great pleasure of broadcasting from the Ford Center during its first anniversary celebration. It was my first opportunity to go inside the arena, and, as many of you already know, it is amazing.

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Angels for Avery Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction This Saturday

A benefit dinner and silent auction is being held in support of Avery Jo Murphy and her fight against leukemia. The event is Saturday, November 10th at St. Pius Parrish Hall. The doors open at 5:00pm. Tickets for the event are $10.00.

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Get Updated Local Indiana Election Coverage Here

Keep listening this evening for continued coverage of the 2012 General Election. We will have Jay Zimmer and Gene Stewart providing two updates each hour. If you miss any of those updates, you can get all of the audio right here.

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Owensboro Area Code 270 May Be Changing

So, this morning on the morning show, Chad went off about the possiblity of the Owensboro 270 area code changing.

According to Public Service Comission, "Area code 270 is projected to run out of available numbers by the first quarter of 2014

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Country Newcomers Parmalee In Concert At The Covered Wagon

Country newcomers Parmalee are headed to the Tri-State! You know these boys from their debut single, "Musta Had A Good Time". Make sure and join the fun, November 9th at The Covered Wagon in Cannelton! This show is an All-Ages show and features some local talent as well. And, I'll be giving tickets away all week long on my Mid-day Show.

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Goodwin Family Issues Official Statement to the Community – Thumbs Up for Lane

As many know by now, Lane Goodwin, the young man who had been battling Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma Stage IV – a rare and very aggressive form of childhood cancer - passed away. Today, his parents issued a statement to the community and all those who had participated in the Thumbs Up for Lane campaign.

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Owensboro Radio Legend Joe Lowe Passes Away from Esophageal Cancer

It is with a heavy heart that we report our friend, colleague and Owensboro icon Joe Lowe passed away this morning from an aggressive form of esophageal cancer. Joe was best known for his distinct voice as the host of the Joe Lowe Morning Show on 1490 WOMI - it was truly the heartbeat of Owensboro.

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