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Chamber to Host Legislative Forum Saturday

With the legislative session under way, there are a lot of items on the agenda for area legislators.  If you would like to find out what they are working on, and ask questions, you have a chance this Saturday

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Local Coach and Players Selected for National Team

I always enjoy seeing announcements of who makes it on national sports teams, especially teams representing the USA! Well, it seems that congratulations are in order for a local football coach for making it as part of USA Football’s U

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New Area Code Overlay Coming to Western Kentucky

Well it’s been a while since we’ve heard about this topic, but a new area code is coming to Western Kentucky. And it is bringing changes with it.

I put a blog up a little over a year ago about the new area code overlay that is coming to the area, and that time is now upon us

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Jake Owen’s ‘Days Of Gold’ Tour Headed To The Tri-State

If you were at the 2013 Big O Music Fest, than you know how awesome of a show Jake Owen puts on! He rocked the Owensboro stage back in August and he's heading back to the Tri-State!

Jake announced the dates and locations for his 2014 'Days Of Gold' tour and he'll be close... really close!

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Western Ky Town In Old X-Files Comic

It never ceases to amaze me the things I find while cleaning. A few weeks ago it was a book of country start from the 90's that I find in a box while cleaning. Today it was a comic book from 1997 that I found

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Evansville Listed Among the Most Miserable Cities in U.S.

Don't look at me. I LIKE Evansville. Especially the really cool, older west side. I think the population is just about right and it has all the amenities. But the Gallup Well-Being Index (whatever THAT is) begs to differ.

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Storm Spotter Captures Morganfield Tornado on Video

If you were watching Eyewitness News/WEHT during continuous severe weather coverage Sunday afternoon or were listening to the simulcast on WBKR, you may have heard storm spotter Christopher Conley talking with WEHT Chief Meteorologist Wayne Hart.

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Severe Weather Outbreak Yields Damage, Stark Imagery [PHOTO GALLERY]

A severe weather outbreak encompassing Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio produced multiple tornadoes up north and few on-the-ground twisters here in the tri-state.

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Owensboro’s Veterans Day Parade To Be Held Saturday

With Veterans Day quickly approaching, there are several activities going on in the Tri-State area to honor those who have served our great military. The city of Owensboro is planning their annual Veterans Day parade for this weekend.

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The Daviess County High School Band of Pride Wins Music City Invitational Honors with Lincoln [Video]

This is unbelievable!  The precision.  The musicality.  The emotion.  The Daviess County High School Band of Pride competed in Nashville over the weekend in the Music City Invitational and thrilled audiences and judges with their rousing presentation of "Lincoln."  This is triumphant and earned the band a raucous standing ovation and the lion's share of top honors in the competition. WATCH!

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Mountain Workshops Focus On Owensboro Residents: “Butch’s Bliss” [VIDEO]

The Mountain Workshops set out each Fall to capture the untold stories of towns throughout Kentucky. Along with faculty from Western Kentucky University, they "explore the richness of the community, the beauty of landscape and the possibilities and challenges of visual storytelling." (via MountainWorkshops.org)

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Kentucky Man Survives on Raw Meat for Past Five Years [VIDEO]

The mystery of the Kentucky chupacabra may now be solved. That’s because while wildlife officials have been scouring the state in search for something resembling a devil dog, that famers claim have been mauling their livestock, it turns out that it all of that carnage could have been brought down by a man.

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