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Owensboro Food Pantries Help Feed Families In Need [LIST]

Many families live paycheck to paycheck.  Often some make just enough to be ineligible for assistance and too little to make ends meet.  Thankfully we have food pantries to help when times get tough.

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WBKR Crew Tackles an Escape Room at Escape Today [VIDEO]

It was my first experience in an escape room, and now that we've accomplished it as a team, I want to go back to Escape Today.

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A Traffic Courtesy Could Turn Into a Traffic Tragedy

Something keeps happening in Owensboro and I'm sure it happens elsewhere as well. Well, come to think of it, I have encountered this elsewhere...specifically in Silver City, New Mexico just this past summer when I was on vacation.

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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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City of Owensboro Sanitation Needs Your Help

Taking out the trash is not on my list of things I love to do. The City of Owensboro has one simple request when you do take out your trash and yard waste for collection.

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City Issues Another “White Flag” Emergency And Opens Warming Shelters

The forecast for the rest of this week is predicting the wind chill to be below 15 degrees and very cold temperatures, along with snow.  This calls for extra measures to keep everyone in our city out of the elements.

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The Kentucky Mavericks Release Their 2017 Roster

The Kentucky Mavericks have set their roster for the 2017 season.  Training Camp ended this past weekend.  And they have announced the final 12.

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Wednesday Night Fire at Brescia University ‘Could Have Been a Lot Worse’ [VIDEO]

A fire at Owensboro's Brescia University--currently undergoing renovations--blocked off a large portion of Frederica Street Wednesday night.

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Fire Crews Battling Blaze At Brescia Universal

Breaking News!  Fire crews are on site at Brescia University battling a fire.

 

They have not released the cause of the fire!  S...

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Why Do We Keep Having to Ask People Not to TEXT WHILE DRIVING?!? [VIDEO]

I'm not a "rant" type guy, but I when I see someone do something so blatantly stupid AND dangerous--not just to herself but others--I have to rant.

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Become A Civil Air Patrol Cadet In Owensboro [PHOTO]

In the late 1930s, more than 150,000 volunteers with a love for aviation argued for an organization to put their planes and flying skills to use in defense of their country.

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The 17th Anniversary of Owensboro’s 2000 F-3 Tornado [Video]

I remember January 3rd, 2000 very well.  It was a holiday here at WBKR studios and I had worked for a couple of hours early that morning.  By that afternoon, it was sunny.  Our temperatures were hovering near 80 degrees and I was ready for a big afternoon nap.  That nap was cut short.  Cut short by blaring emergency alert sirens ringing through Owensboro-Daviess County.  I jumped out of bed and headed for the station.  I knew if a storm was going to hit, that's where I needed to be.  Boy, did it hit.  And Wayne Hart, like he is always, was in his studio with the play-by-play.  Check this out!

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