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New York Times Selects Rosine, Kentucky As One Of The 52 Places To Go In 2016

This is quite an honor. The New York Times has put out a list of the "52 Places to Go in 2016" and coming in at number 42? Rosine, Kentucky, the birthplace of Bill Monroe and the birthplace of Bluegrass.

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Winter Weather Advisory Goes Into Effect Tonight Through Early Sunday Morning

It appears winter may be finally here. The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for 6pm tonight (Saturday) until 4am Sunday. Here are the details.

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Aluminum Maker Alcoa Plans To Cut 15,000 Jobs
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ALCOA Will Close Aluminum Smelter

This is not the kind of news folks whose paychecks depend on the ALCOA aluminum smelter want to hear.

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14WFIE To Open Studio In Downtown Owensboro

At Thursday morning's "State of the City" address, Owensboro Mayor Ron Payne announced 14WFIE will open a studio downtown in the historic Bell House across from the River Park Center.

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Historic Owensboro Restaurant To Re-Open Soon

Restaurants tend to come and go, but some hurt more than others. When this historic Owensboro restaurant closed in August, a lot of the Tri-State was surprised and sad. But, guess what?!? One of your favorites is re-opening soon!

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New Security Measures Coming To The Ford Center

As you know, a lot of big concerts are coming up at the Ford Center in Evansville, including Jason Aldean in two weeks on January 15th and Luke Bryan on February 18th. A new set of security measures at the facility will go into effect one day ahead of the Aldean concert, on Thursday, January 14th.

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Ohio Co. Sheriff Department Search For Missing Juvenile [UPDATED] [PHOTO]

The Ohio Co. Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing juvenile.

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Scam Alert: 40% Off Grocery Coupons on Facebook

If you've seen the 40% off voucher to "Start Your Holiday Shopping" at local grocery retailers, beware because it's a scam.

I spoke with Chris Williams, the Frederica location manager and he told me that they've spoken with the Kroger digital team...

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Last Day To Submit Christmas Wish Letters – December 16th

Due to low donations, the Christmas Wish office will stop receiving letters of assistance Wednesday, December 16th. With nearly 800 letters ready to shop for and 200 in the verification process, we are already putting ourselves at risk of not getting all of our current wishes granted.

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Kentucky Mavericks Holding Toy And Coat Drive

The Kentucky Mavericks Basketball Team is still new to the Tri-State, but they are making their impact quickly. The Owensboro based team is holding their 1st Annual Toy and Coat Drive this week!

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*UPDATE*Owensboro Humane Society Has Break-In

The Owensboro Humane Society was broken into Wednesday night and money and kittens were stolen.

Here is their Facebook post regarding the incident...

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OPD’s 2015 Operation Santa To Benefit Meals On Wheels Program

The Owensboro Police Department's 3rd annual Operation Santa is set to benefit the Meals on Wheels program thru the Elizabeth Munday Center.

Members of the Owensboro Police Department have donated weekly food items to help provide gift baskets to approximately 300 community members. The donations have been generously supplemented by local businesses.

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