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Watatah Master Zumba Class in Owensboro Saturday

My heart is pumping.  My thighs are burning.  And my forehead and armpits are sweating!  And I haven't even moved yet.  LOL!  Watatah, famed Zumba performer, is offering a master class in Zumba this Saturday right here in Owensboro.  And we have a sneak preview for you and all the details right here!

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The Manning Brothers Hilarious “Rap”Commercial [VIDEO]

Peyton Manning is arguably on of the NFL's all-time best quarterbacks. He's also one of the funniest people to watch in commercials, ha! You MUST take a look at this hilarious DIRECTV commercial promoting their new NFL Sunday feature. His Super Bowl Champion brother Eli joins him as a "rapper" and even Archie, their Dad, makes an appearance. Warning: This is really, really funny!

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Members of the UK 2010 Elite Eight and 2012 Title Teams to Play for Charity at Rupp

With John Calipari as head basketball coach at the University of Kentucky, it's been a whole new revitalized Wildcat era -- last year's 21-win-first-round-NIT-exit season, notwithstanding.

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Country Music’s Finest To Kick Off 2013 NFL Season

The National Football League will kick off its 94th season with a little twang! "NFL Kickoff 2013 Presented by Pepsi" will feature the current Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens visiting Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos. The celebration will be Thursday, September 5th from 7:30pm - 8:30pm.

I know what you're thinking, "How cool to perform on the field!" Well, he won't be on the field, but where he will be is awesome!!

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Glow in the Park This Weekend in Owensboro

Here at WBKR we are very excited about a brand new event coming to Yellow Creek Park.  It's called Glow in the Park: The Ultimate Party Fun Run!  It's a "Glow in the Dark" 5K and is coming up THIS Saturday night at Yellow Creek Park.  About a thousand runners have signed up already and there is still time for you to be part of the action.  Get all the scoop on Owensboro's first-ever "glow in the dark" event and register to participate right here at WBKR.com!

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WARNING: The Cutest Sports Picture Ever!

I'm like a kid on Christmas morning.... Football is back! Well, kinda... the NFL Preseason games kicked off Sunday night and I couldn't be more excited! My Titans take the field for the first time of the year Thursday night and you'd better believe I have my shirt and tickets laid out, all ready to go!

It looks like I'm not the only one excited about the boys taking the field again. Take a look at this adorable picture I saw on Twitter. And, it's not just adorable because my boo Aaron Rodgers is in it, haha! The little boy's face is priceless! When I saw it, I knew I had to share it with you!

If this isn't a great (early) start to your week, I don't know what is! 

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Marty Brown Sings National Anthem at Bowling Green Hot Rods Game

He's withing reach of a headlining show in Las Vegas and a one million dollar grand prize.  Maceo, Kentucky native Marty Brown has advanced to the semifinals of America's Got Talent.  Marty has been enjoying a huge career resurgence thanks to the hit NBC talent show and his fan base is growing larger than ever.  A couple of weeks ago he gained even more fans when he took the field at a Bowling Green Hot Rods game and sang the National Anthem.  WATCH!

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Former UK Star Terrence Jones Arrested in Portland on Harassment Charges [VIDEO]

This is so disappointing. Word out of Portland, Oregon has it that former University of Kentucky forward Terrence Jones and current Houston Rockets forward Terrence Jones has been arrested.

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Owensboro Daviess County 11-Year-Old Cal Ripken All-Stars Headed to Regionals

This is exciting.  For the first time in the history of the ODC Cal Ripken League, one of our area all-star teams is headed to the Ohio Valley Regional Tournament.  And, if they win there, they're off to the Cal Ripken World Series.  To help offset some of the travel costs, our local all-stars are having a Boston butt and BBQ chicken sale this weekend and car wash at Moreland Park.

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Hometown Heroes Golf Scramble

A star studded golf scramble is coming up this Thursday to benefit the International Bluegrass Music Center. The Owensboro Hometown Heroes Celebrity Golf Scramble will take place at the Owensboro Country Club, with Rex Chapman, Cliff Hagan, the Hayden Brothers (Nicky, Tommy, & Roger), Darrell Waltrip, Michael Waltrip, Bobby Watson, and Brad Wilkerson all participating!

The charity scramble is to help the Bluegrass Music Cent continue to grow, and be a home for bluegrass fans from around the world. On

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I Wish I Was in the Land of Football – Kentucky Needs an NFL Team!

When people ask me where I live, and I tell them "Kentucky," the first thing that always pops out of their mouth is, "Oh, WILDCATS!" This drives me up a wall! I am NOT a fan of the Wildcats (no offense to anyone who is) and I am kind of tired of everyone equating Kentucky with UK, bourbon and horse racing

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WKU Football Unveils New Uniforms! [PICS]

This is the time of the year when Hilltopper, Cardinal, Wildcat and Hoosier fans all actually agree on something... we're ready for football season already! To me, college football is the ultimate sport. I' m a fan of pretty much any sport, but college football will always hold the key to my heart.

If you're like me, it doesn't take much to get excited about the upcoming season. This new phenomenon of "uniform unveilings" is amazing! It's just about the only acceptable way a man can be excited about fashion, haha!

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