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Local Owensboro Woman Camps Out At Golden Corral To Raise Money For Camp Corral [VIDEO]

Today is the opening of Golden Corral in Owensboro, and a local woman, Heather Haynes, camped out all night in order to raise money for Camp Corral and to honor the memory of someone very special to her. 

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6027735117 via Craigslist
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I Didn’t Realize Craigslist Features a Lot of Ads for Free Stuff…and Some Surprising Free Stuff, At That

I have friends who buy on Craigslist all the time. I've only ever been on it one other time and that was to see who posted an ad that said I was selling one of WBKR's company vehicles.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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MPD’s Transformation Into Apartments Is Now Just Months Away [VIDEO]

A long time ago, the MPD building at 9th and J.R. Miller was General Electric. I mean, a LONG time ago.

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Downtown Intersection Work Could Make for Slower-Than-Normal Traffic Saturday

Downtown Owensboro figures to be pretty busy Saturday. The Home and Garden Show will draw thousands to the Convention Center as folks continue to get more and more feverish for spring.

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Kentucky State Police Cruiser Hit by Driverless Vehicle Just Off Burlew Boulevard…While It Was Moving in Reverse

Yesterday was an eventful day in the New Hartford Road/Burlew Boulevard area of Owensboro after a routine traffic stop led to the pursuit of a suspect by Kentucky State Police and ended with a bizarre collision.

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Via Patti's Resale Facebook
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Local Consignment Shop Patti’s Closing It’s Doors [VIDEO]

I was so sad to learn this morning that Patti's Resale was closing its doors on April 29.  I remember as a little girl shopping with my momma at Patti's.  This is one of the first consignment stores that sparked my love for a bargain!

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Reactions to New Malco Theatre on 54 Have Been Mostly, But Not All, Negative

The word came Friday that Malco Theatres would build a new theatre on 54 and close the current one on South Frederica.

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Google Street View
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Bypass Speed Limit Increase Has INCREASED Interest in Increasing Our Speed Even More…But Not So Fast

With the speed limit on the Owensboro Bypass now 65 MPH, there's been a lot of speculation--some jovial--about how fast you can NOW go on the 13-mile stretch before you get a ticket.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Owensboro’s Golden Corral: Not Open Yet, But They Let Me Take an Early Peek Inside [VIDEO]

As the signage goes up and applications are accepted, Owensboroans are getting more and more excited about the opening of Golden Corral.

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Google Street View
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Traffic Lights Are Finally Going In at the Highway 144/Highway 2830 (Old U.S. 60) Intersection

The far east end of 4th Street used to be U.S. 60 because 4th and 2nd Streets WERE U.S. 60. But when the bypass extension was built, it became Highway 144...confusing ANYONE who hadn't been here in 10 years.

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Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images
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NASCAR Legend, Owensboro Hall-of-Famer Michael Waltrip Will Call It a Career After Daytona 500

Owensboro Hall-of-Famer Michael Waltrip has announced that he will, fittingly, wrap up his legendary NASCAR career after Sunday's Daytona 500, a race he won in 2001 and 2003.

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Bypass Speed Limit Officially Increases Thursday

Alright, everybody, let's synchronize our watches...AND our cruise controls. We have received the official word from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet about the speed limit on the bypass.

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