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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Cruise Company For Robocalls, $500 Payout if You Received One

Am I dreaming or did we all sign up for a "Do Not Call" list about ten or so years ago? Somehow, some way, I'm still getting calls from mystery numbers or worse, unknown numbers. If you received a call from these folks, you may be getting $500. 

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Google Earth Time Lapse Engine Shows Owensboro’s Growth Over 30-Plus Years

I've said, on any number of occasions, that if you moved away from Owensboro, say, 10 years ago, or maybe a little more, and haven't been back since, you wouldn't even recognize the city...especially out on Highway 54.

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Genealogy Website Could Possess a LOT of Your Family Information…and You May Not Know It

A few years ago, for Mother's Day, I got my mom a one-month subscription to ancestry.com. And, by that I mean, it was FOR her, but I was entering all the information. Mom's about as web-savvy as I am two feet tall.

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Operation SafeTrade Begins at the Owensboro Police Department

The Owensboro Police Department is taking part in an initiative aimed at keeping those who make online transactions safe when meeting those with whom they've made such transactions.

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Arconic via YouTube
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My New Favorite Commercial Re-Imagines ‘The Jetsons’ [VIDEOS]

Arconic--a spin-off of ALCOA--launched in November of 2016 when it separated from its parent company's bauxite and aluminum products units.

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Posthumous Facebook Birthday Reminders: Are They Still Jarring or Have We Grown Accustomed?

Within the last couple of months, I've received three birthday reminders for friends who've passed away.

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Diamond Lake To Host Drift Trike Competition in April [Video]

This is going to be so much fun!  Our friends at Diamond Lake Campground and Resort have announced they will host a Formula Drift Trike competition in April. 

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Facebook Recruiting Fact-Checkers to Weed Out Fake News…True Story

Ah, Facebook. We seem to have come to the point where we can't live with it and we can't live without...this, despite the fact that we have lived WITHOUT it for much of our natural lives.

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App Car Service Startups Continue To Irk Traditional Cab Companies And Regulators
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Uber Coming to Evansville in Early 2017

The original ride sharing company is coming to the Tri-State next year. Uber X will launch in Evansville in early 2017. Evansville will become the seventh city in Indiana to welcome the service. 

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FCC Votes Internet Providers Must Get Permission To Use Your Data

How about some good non-election news? The 3-2 vote by the FCC requires internet service provides to obtain permission to you use data. Data breaches have become more and more regular in the past couple of years. If you use a major ISP such as Verizion, they now have to get your permission to give to marketers. 

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Fake News Story Generated on Prank Website Provokes Local Facebook Outrage

And here I wasn't even looking for another way social media is misused by the irresponsible parties of the world. This one just fell into my lap.

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I May Never Know How and Why My Smartphone Downloaded Snapchat Without Me

Monday afternoon, I went down the hall to get a cup of coffee. As I got near my door while returning to my office, my notification tone sounded.

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