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Holocaust Survivor Sonja DuBois To Speak At WKU Owensboro Thursday

This Thursday, April 16th, is Holocaust Remembrance Day. All this week at WKU Owensboro will host a series of events culminating with Holocaust survivor Sonja DuBois speaking Thursday night at 7:00 p.m.

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Google via YouTube
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Google: The Year in Search 2014 [Video]

I love these videos!  I get chills every single time I see one and this year's is no exception.  Here's Google's video of what the world searched for online in 2014.  How many of these faces and events do you recall.

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A Global Chocolate Shortage By 2020?

When I read about this, and by the way, it's not as bad as it sounds, I immediately thought of a scene from season 4 of The Walking Dead. I've noticed during the zombie apocalypse in the series, you don't see a lot of chocolate, but last season, one character (I won't spoil who) indulged in a giant can of chocolate pudding he found while searching for food. Here's what we know.

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Liberia To Prosecute US Ebola Patient For Lying To Airport

The Associated Press is reporting Libera, where the Ebola virus has killed over 3,000, plans to prosecute the first US Ebola patient for lying on an airport health questionnaire about having come in contact with an infected pregnant woman in the country who later died.

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Category: Health, World News
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What ISIS Means To Me [Video]

I have a hunch I am not alone in this.  Every time I turn on the news or check my CNN app on my phone I see ISIS.  The new face of global terror is referred to by an acronym that takes me back to my childhood.  I am quite familiar with another Isis . . . a mystical, mighty and powerful one.  And, believe me, I much prefer mine.

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Backfandango via YouTube
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Thousands of Ducks Block Traffic in Thailand [Video]

I get irritated when I drive down Scherm Road in Owensboro and there are birds in the street.  They are flipping NUTS over there near that new retention pond.  But just imagine how this guy felt!  He was driving in Thailand when thousands of ducks swarmed into the street and refused to get out of the way.  This is hilarious and a reminder that quack is whack!

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Lisa F. Young/ThinkStock
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These Distracted Driving Stats Will Scare You Into Never Texting and Driving Again!

Do you still text and drive? These statistics from fcc.gov should make you think twice about getting out that "K."

  • The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that in 2010 driver distraction was the cause of 18 percent of all fatal crashes – with 3,092 people killed – and crashes resulting in an injury – with 416,000 people wounded.
  • Forty percent of all American teens say they have been in a car when the driver used a cell phone i
PacificTWC via YouTube
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NOAA’s Global Earthquake Animation Illustrates via Time Lapse All Quakes Since January [VIDEO]

I can't feel earthquakes. Or I'm an UNBELIEVABLY heavy sleeper. Or both. But a few years ago, the Owensboro area experienced a 5-point-something earthquake just after 5AM. I didn't feel it.

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Category: What's New, World News
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This Texting and Driving Campaign Will Make You Think Twice Before Texting and Driving [VIDEO]

It's no secret that if you text and drive, terrible things can happen. We urge you to stop texting and driving! See the gruesome video below.

Take the Pogue Distracted Driving Pledge today by clicking here.

 

 

 

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Australian Woman Hits Cyclist While Texting and Driving and ‘Doesn’t Care’ [VIDEO]

As we pass the midway point of Distracted Driving Month 2014, a story is coming out of Australia regarding 21-year-old Kimberley Davis. My nickname for her will now be "Piece of Work."

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Happy 10th Birthday Facebook! [VIDEO]

Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday dear Facebook, Happy Birthday to you!

Yep, it's good ole Facebook's birthday. It's celebrating 10 years of helping to reunite high-school friends, sharing fun family photos and driving people crazy with posts of over-sharing from why you're sad to what you had for dinner, ha!

Check out this cool video Facebook made for itself... Hope you had some cake!

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Typhoon Yolanda Strikes [Video]

Eyewitness News meteorologist Wayne Hart tweeted this video of footage from Typhoon Yolanda, which smashed into the Philippines yesterday with 195 mile per hour winds.  Watch how quickly the flood waters rose in Tacloban City.  This is pretty frightening and, for the city, the second massive flood in just three years.

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Category: Weather, World News

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