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Wake up every weekday morning with The WBKR Waking Crew with Moon Mullins and Chad Benefield.  It’s brought to you daily by Phillips Enterprises and Recycling Centers. The WBKR Waking Crew brings you the best in country music and lots of laughs . . . guaranteed!

Tune in for local Eyewitness News with Randy Moore at 6am, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00 and 8:30 plus, weather from meteorologist Ron Rhodes.  Plus, we have daily Farm Reports at 6am and 7 each morning and Sports with Chad at 6:30 and 7:30.

In addition to great local news coverage, Moon and Chad offer up entertainment news with a cast of characters:

Country Quickies at 6:40am

Kizzy at 6:50am

Monica the Twitter Gal at 7:10am

Jimmy Parrot at 7:20

Nashville Kat at 7:40

And our brand new feature, Nothing but ‘Net’ at 8:10!  In “Nothin’ but ‘Net’ we give you our takes on the Internet’s hottest topics.

And don’t forget, during American Idol season, we are joined by our Idol expert Steve Thompson who gives his predictions about who stays and who goes!  And, this year, we throw NBC’s The Voice into the mix!

So, join us for The WBKR Waking Crew.  We promise we’ll start your day off with a smile!

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Video courtesy of Heath & Molly Eric
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The 2014 BPA Northern Zone World Series Opening Ceremonies [Video]

Last night, for the second year in a row, I got the chance to emcee the opening ceremonies of the BPA Northern Zone World Series here in Owensboro.  Teams from five states (Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Michigan) are hand to compete in three age divisions: 8U, 9U, and 11U.  Check out this video from last night's big event.  The teams were going crazy when we announced each one competing.  These kids are ready to PLAY BALL!!  Watch!

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Major New Ride Announcement Tonight at Holiday World

I cannot wait!  8:30pm CST tonight, Holiday World is set to make a MAJOR new ride announcement.  And they have been teasing us and dropping hints about it for months with their ingenious and clever website 66 Days at Sea. For the last 60-something days, the amusement park has been slowly giving clues and tonight the folks that have made educated guesses and wild stabs in the dark will learn if they were right, wrong, or close.  While we don't know exactly what the park is going to announce, there are a couple of things we are sure of.

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Legendary Pictures/MovieClips via YouTube
Legendary Pictures/MovieClips via YouTube
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Chilling Trailer for Angelina Jolie’s “Unbroken” [Video]

While I was on vacation I went to the movies in Sarasota to see Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.  And, as good as that movie was, THIS is the one I have been thinking about since I left the Regal 20.  I caught the trailer for Unbroken, a new feature directed by Angelina Jolie.  It gave me chills, nearly brought me to tears and I can't wait to see it this December.  Check this out!  I promise that you'll be moved in two minutes.

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Category: Movies, Videos, What's New
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Concert Clint via You Tube
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Randy Houser’s “Like A Cowboy” Live [Video]

Confession time from Chad!  There are plenty of songs about summer on the radio right now and we, naturally, are playing the heck out of all them.  But, for me, my absolute favorite song of the summer is a ballad.  Not only is Randy Houser's "Like A Cowboy" one of my favorite songs of the summer . . . it's one of my favorite songs in years.  And I was searching YouTube recently and came across this live performance he gave at the CMA Music Festival in June.  I think Randy has one of the BEST voices in country music and this live version will show you why.  He is flippin' awesome.  WATCH!

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Facebook/Sara Murphy
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Date Set for ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss Episode Featuring Owensboro’s Sara Murphy

This is exciting and we have a huge DVR alert for you!!  The current season of ABC's hit transformation show Extreme Weight Loss is underway.  In fact, a new episode airs each Tuesday evening during the summer.  As you likely know, Sara Murphy, from Owensboro, is one of the seventeen contestants competing this year.  And the network just announced the broadcast date for Sara's episode.  Wanna know when it is?

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Kenneth King/Dream Copy Photography
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Battle for the Big O Finale Saturday: Get Tickets Now!

The 2014 Battle for the Big O finale is Saturday, July 26th at Diamond Lake Campground and Resort.  And tickets are going FAST!  We have 12 amazing acts set to take the stage and battle it out for $1,000 and the right to open for Hank Williams Jr. and Charlie Daniels at the Liquid Ninja Big O Music Fest.  Here's a full list of our finalists, plus info about how you can get a preview of their talents this week on WBKR and get tickets to the Battle Saturday night!

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Chad Tricks Great Nephew into Eating a Lemon [Photos]

Is there anything funnier than watching a baby eat a lemon?  I honestly don't think so.  That's precisely why, on vacation, I tricked my one-year-old nephew Caiden into eating one. LOOK!

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Category: Family, Humor, Photos
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Computer Dave/YouTube
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Computer Dave Destroys a Computer with Fireworks [Video]

My friend Computer Dave asked me if I thought there was any kind of commercial-grade firework that would destroy a computer.  See, he had a customer who was tired of a PC that was constantly giving him fits and decided to put the thing out its misery.  Well, I had a hunch that an Excalibur artillery shell would do the trick.  And, guess what?  It did!  WATCH!

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YouTube
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How to Repair a Chinese Sky Lantern with a Band-Aid [Video]

Not kidding!  Some friends of mine and I were shooting off fireworks Saturday night and we decided to launch one of those Chinese Sky Lanterns.  Well, when we pulled it out of the package we noticed it had a slight tear in it and we were afraid it was going to work.  But my friend Fun Becky had a bright idea.  She said, "Why don't we put a Band-Aid on it?"  We thought she was kidding until she ran to her car and got one.  And, believe it or not, it actually worked!!  And we have the video to prove it.

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The Coca Cola Freestyle Machine [Photos]

My name is Chad and I am a Coke head.  And, now, my addiction is getting worse.  About two weeks ago, I popped into Zaxby's for the first time in ages.  And, there, I discovered what may be the best invention of this century!  The Coca Cola Freestyle Machine!  Have you all seen this thing?

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Category: Food, Humor
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WFIE News Anchor Ann Komis Announces Her Retirement

On July 18th, an era will end here in the tri-state.  Ann Komis, beloved news anchor at 14 WFIE, says that will be her final day behind the desk and in front of the camera.  Earlier today, she announced her retirement to her Facebook friends.  Here's what she had to say.

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Kenneth King/Dream Copy Photography
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2014 Battle for the Big O Finale Tickets on Sale Now

The 2014 Battle for the Big O finale is Saturday, July 26th at Diamond Lake Campground and Resort.  And tickets are on sale NOW here at WBKR.com.  We have 12 amazing acts set to take the stage and battle it out for $1,000 and the right to open for Hank Williams Jr. and Charlie Daniels at the Liquid Ninja Big O Music Fest.  Get ticket info and see our list of finalists here!

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