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2013 Big O Music Fest Line Up [VIDEO]

It's a day in the dog-heat of summer that music lovers from all over the country look forward to.... The Big O Music Fest! The biggest party of the year is right here in Owensboro, Kentucky on August 31st!

We've seen such country superstars as Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Gary Allan and Blake Shelton entertain us on that massive stage year after year at Reid's Orchard.

The 2013 line up for the Big O is sure to be an awesome, party-filled day!

How excited are you to find out who will be in the show this year?!? Well, go ahead... I won't make you wait any longer to see who will be rockin' it out!

The headliner of the Bath Fitter Big O Music Fest 2013 is....

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*UPDATE*OPD Searching For Lost Juvenile [PHOTO]

UPDATE: We received information from the Owensboro Police Department that this juvenile, Courtney Paige Lyons has been located. We have no more information on this situation, but will pass along anything that we get from the OPD.

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Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center’s URGENT Need For Type O Negative Blood

The Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center is in URGENT need for Type O Negative blood. The WKRBC is the sole supplier to several area hospitals and serves six Kentucky counties.

The entire process to donate takes only 30-45 minutes. The center is located at 3015 Old Hartford Road in Owensboro.

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Western Kentucky Hilltopper Football Releases 2013 Schedule

"Stand up and cheer, stand up and cheer for dear ole Western"...

Yes, I know every word of the Western Kentucky Hilltopper fight song! I am a PROUD WKU alum and am SO excited for our upcoming football season! The 2013 schedule was released today and it's a good 'en!

Western will face two SEC opponents in back-to-back weeks, two games at a NFL stadium, two nationally-televised games, an away game at Army and a home game against Navy.

I can't remember a year that I've been more excited for football on The Hill!

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Local Wineries Featured At Upcoming Wine Tasting and Dinner

On Saturday, March 16th at the Sportsman Club in Fulda, Indiana, there will be a wine tasting and dinner to benefit Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society.

The Chateau restaurant will be catering dinner and three local wineries will be on hand for a tasting.

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Owensboro Catholic High School Welcomes Back Jenny Beth Willis [AUDIO]

We all watched our hometown girl Jenny Beth Willis sing her heart out on American Idol over the past few weeks. And, we were all sad when she got sent home last week. This morning, she was set to return to the real world of a high school student at Owensboro Catholic High.

When the school contacted us about helping out her "Welcome Back" party, we were more than happy to join in the fun!

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US Postal Service Plans to Eliminate Saturday Mail

According to reports, the U.S. Postal Service plans to eliminate Saturday mail delivery in a brash attempt to trim nearly $2 billion of spending from the agency’s increasingly unstable budget.

Sources say that the agency is scheduled to make a formal announcement sometime on Wednesday and is expected to cease all Saturday mail

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Keep the Bottom From Dropping Out Of Your Marriage This Valentine’s Day

There are some that believe that love is just a misunderstanding between two fools; an insane uprising of hormones, wanderlust and the liberal consumption of brown liquor that typically manages to wreck the lives of lovers after doing some relatively hard time

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Kentuckians Want to Give the State a Kick Ass New Slogan

Kentucky is the home to a great shade of awesomeness that can be found in everything from literature, sports, buckets of chicken - right down to Derby style mojitos and brown liquor. And while there are so many things about Kentucky that are kick ass –a couple of loyal Kentuckians say that attitude does not apply when it comes to the state’s slogan “Unbridled Spirit

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New Kentucky Law Permits Open Carry Firearms

Gun owners can now openly carry their weapons in Kentucky. State lawmakers passed a bill, earlier this week, that permits unconcealed weapons to be freely brought into city run facilities like libraries, parks, city hall and city council chambers.

Supporters of this law are pleased with the state’s decision to support this bill. "I believe that it’s good," s

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Complete List of Kentucky School Closings for Wednesday, January 16th

Due to a wintry mix that fell across Western Kentucky on Tuesday afternoon, the following schools and businesses are either closed or on a two-hour delay.

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Lawmakers Reach Agreement on Two Key Issues of the Looming “Fiscal Cliff”

Lawmakers have reportedly struck a deal on a couple of key issues in their efforts to ward off the perils of the looming “fiscal cliff.” Sources say that both parties have agreed on an income threshold for the expiration of Bush-era tax cuts fo

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