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Whiskey And Tequila Continue To Increase Market Share Over Beer Within U.S.
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Beaver Dam Votes To Go Wet

Beaver Dam has voted yes to sale of alcohol in the city limits. In the special options election held Tuesday, 562 voted yes while 435 voted no.

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Slight Risk for Severe Weather Expected Tuesday

The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center has issued a slight risk for severe weather for the tri-state this Tuesday.

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OPD Shooting Investigation [UPDATE]

The Owensboro Police Department has released details on the shooting that occurred Friday morning.

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WKU, Clinton Lewis
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WKU President Gary Ransdell Announces 2017 Retirement

At Western Kentucky University The Spirit Makes The Master and no one exemplifies that more than President Gary Ransdell. A proud WKU alum, Dr. Ransdell understands and appreciates everything that a Hilltopper embodies. For close to twenty years, Dr. Ransdell has served the university as President, but recently announced his reign as King of the Hill is winding down.

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Owensboro School Trending On Facebook

How cool is this!?! Estes Elementary in Owensboro is trending nationwide on Facebook! Imagine my surprise when I was scrolling thru my news feed, looked on the right side to see what was going on and saw this!

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Jason Koger’s “Handing Back” Event

Many in the Tri-State know of Jason Koger and his amazing story. Jason lost both arms in an accident in 2008 and has since become a voice for amputees and inspiration in general. Jason, is once again, giving back to this community that has given him so much support over the years with his Handing Back event! The event features live music and guest appearances!

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ROMP Fest
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ROMP Fest Vendor, Volunteer, Street Team Applications Now Available

ROMP Fest is the musical festival in the Tri-State and here is your chance to get involved! Applications are now being accepted for vendors, volunteers and street team members. Here's how you can apply!

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Two Juveniles Involved In Shooting In Hopkins County

Kentucky State Police are investigating a shooting involving two juveniles in Hopkins County. One of the juveniles is dead.

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Daviess County Sheriff's Office
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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Warns Of Fraud Attempt

The Daviess County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of reports of an attempted fraud. Per their Facebook page, someone is impersonating a Daviess County Sheriff employee, presenting a warrant and asking for money.

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Fox and Friends Weekend
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Stranded Owensboro Catholic Students On Fox and Friends Weekend [VIDEO]

The 47 Owensboro Catholic students and chaperons that were stranded on a Pennsylvania highway ended somewhere I'm guessing they didn't plan on! After standing still for almost 20 hours in their bus, they were guests on Fox and Friends Weekend!

Take a look at their powerful message about prayer and giving during their very trying time. 

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Beaver Dam Named Dumbest City In Kentucky (Oh I Have Thoughts)

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What is infotainment? Yes, it's a real word. It usually refers to a TV show. The site Road Snacks claims to be an infotainment site and there's a faint disclaimer that states "This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don't freak out." Too late!

Well, in Road Snacks' latest opinion based on facts list, they have ranked Beaver Dam the dumbest city in Kentucky. Oh, they will not be getting away with it that easy.

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Winter Storm Watch In Effect Thru Friday Evening

Here we go again... The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch from Thursday evening thru Friday evening. The watch includes all of Western Kentucky.

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