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Attention President Obama — Nationalize Twinkies!

Okay, Mr. President, you bailed out GM and Chrysler, so now here is something much more important. The American junk food industry is in peril. Hostess Brands is closing. There will be no more Twinkies! There are even parody songs about it!

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WBKR’s Jaclyn Graves Shows Us Her Weird Way to Unwind [VIDEO]

Some of us drink beer, some eat, some take long hot showers... Jaclyn Graves unwinds in a different way. I can't say I'm surprised...

Category: Weird News, What's New
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Kentucky Restaurant Closed for Serving Up Roadkill [VIDEO]

In the beautiful mountains of eastern Kentucky lies the town of Williamsburg. In the beautiful town of Williamsburg lies the Red Flower Chinese Restaurant. In the (likely) not so beautiful Red Flower kitchen, they're servin' up roadkill for YOUR dining pleasure. Uh,...I'll pass.

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Hey Tri-State - What do you do for a living? (flickr)
Hey Tri-State - What do you do for a living? (flickr)
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Evansville Henderson and Owensboro Each Offer Amazing, Weird and Tough Jobs

Working for a living has never been an easy thing to do - but for some people earning a paycheck in Evansville, Henderson or Owensboro can be anything but your every day, 9 to 5, daily grind. 

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Card trick, indeed. (Youtube)
Card trick, indeed. (Youtube)
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Realism Artist Will Blow Your Mind [VIDEO]

The video is called "Realism Challenge #3." I can't wait to see #1 and #2. But I had to get this posted, so YOU could see what a genius Mark Crilley is.

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Talking Urinal Cakes – What Will They Think of Next

So, on the WBKR Waking Crew Show this morning I shared with you a story about an incredible new idea: talking urinals. If you’re in a bar in Michigan and step into the men’s room to answer the call of nature, don’t be surprised if the urinal - in a female's voice! talks to you.

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Hungry Jack Syrup Truck Overturns on Kentucky’s Buttermilk Pike [VIDEO]

You can't make this stuff up. Well, maybe you can at breakfast time. In northern Kentucky, a semi-trailer truck hauling bottles of Hungry Jack pancake syrup overturned on Buttermilk Pike.

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Sheriff Kenny and me in a...tug of war? (Photo by Ashley Sollars)
Sheriff Kenny and me in a...tug of war? (Photo by Ashley Sollars)
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Dave Spencer vs. Sheriff Kenny: Who Leads In a Zombie Apocalypse? [POLL]

I'll be ready to lead. I may be ready to lead right now. I mean, I watch The Walking Dead, so why not? I know exactly what to do.

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Clown zombie in Columbia Pictures' ZOMBIELAND. Photo By: Glen Wilson. © 2009 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All rights reserved.
Clown zombie in Columbia Pictures' ZOMBIELAND. Photo By: Glen Wilson. © 2009 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Centers for Disease Control Releases Zombie Apocalypse Emergency Preparedness Kit

Over the Memorial Day weekend, a homeless man in Miami, FL,was discovered cannibalizing the face of another homeless man. Ronald Poppo, 65, was viciously attacked by 31-year-old Rudy Eugene in a gory assault which ended in law enforcement officials

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Woman Posts Awesome Photos From Her Stolen iPhone on Facebook

This day and age, it's just too hard to steal someone's iPhone without getting called out front of the whole internet. One iPhone thief learned that the hard way, when the photos he took on a stolen phone were automatically uploaded to the phone owner's online phone gallery. And the original owner - a woman named Katy McCaffrey - uploaded the photos directly to Facebook (of course).

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Ashley Sollars
Ashley Sollars
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WBKR Studios Have A New Chief Environment Engineer/Mascot

Here at WBKR and Townsquare Media, we pride ourselves on employing a diverse workforce. Our newest member of the crew - weighing in at only 4 lbs is quite the energetic force in the office. She was previously a stay-at-home mom but has re-entered the workplace with vim and vigor. 

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Jamie Squire/Jeff Gentner/Harry How, Getty Images
Jamie Squire/Jeff Gentner/Harry How, Getty Images
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Who is Wearing the Finest Hats at the Kentucky Derby Today?

On the WBKR Waking Crew show Thursday I mentioned my niece Mallory McCallum, from Houston, was attending the Derby this year and had bought TWO hats to wear.

Her she is in her full regalia, along with her boyfriend Eric Roccaforte.

Well, plenty of places will have pictures of the nice hats. But, only we bring you the far-out ones.

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