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Coach John Calipari, Staff, Championship Trophy at Wesleyan Kroger Today

The throngs are already gathering at the Wesleyan Park Plaza Kroger. Is it the president? Is it the pope? No, it's UK Coach John Calipari and his staff with the NCAA Championship Trophy.

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bsabarnowl, Flickr.com; Dave Spencer
bsabarnowl, Flickr.com; Dave Spencer
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16 Years Ago This Week, Owensboro and the Tri-State Were Under a Blanket of Snow

It's a tale of two Marches. As I write this, it is 83 degrees and the sun is shining. Flowers are blooming or have bloomed. Folks are mowing the yard. Yes, it's the first day of spring. But it feels like it started a month ago. The normal high for today is in the high 50s. Well, the high 50s would have been a blessing if this were March 20th, 1996.

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Join Dave Spencer for a Live Broadcast at Dr. Bizer’s Vision World

Dr. Mark Lynn & Associates opened their newest store back in December on South Frederica just south of the Olive Garden in Owensboro. It's the 54th Dr. Bizer's Vision World, but the first in Dr. Lynn's hometown.

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L-R Larissa Lewis, Tyler Miles (tristatehomepage.com)
L-R Larissa Lewis, Tyler Miles (tristatehomepage.com)
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Jake Owen-sboro Prom Project Story Airs on Eyewitness News [VIDEO]

The Jake Owen-sboro Prom Project seems to be building momentum. And, now Tyler Miles--a new young star in the Twitterverse--would like to angle this into a possible fundraising effort for tornado victims in Henryville, Indiana

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Barefoot Blue Jean ‘Prom’ Night: We Want Owensboro to Become JAKE OWENsboro

To catch you up, Owensboro Catholic High senior Tyler Miles asked Jake Owen via Twitter if he would ask Larissa Lewis to go with Tyler to the OCHS prom. Jake did it. Larissa said yes. And now the move (or movement) is on to get Jake to the OCHS prom.

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The Campaign Is On to Get Jake Owen to the Owensboro Catholic High Prom

If you heard my show yesterday, you heard the interview with Tyler Miles and Larissa Lewis who are going to the Owensboro Catholic High prom thanks to Jake Owen.

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L-R Tyler Miles, Larissa Lewis (Youtube)
L-R Tyler Miles, Larissa Lewis (Youtube)
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Owensboro Teen Tweets Jake Owen a Prom Request…and It Works [VIDEO]

Owensboro Catholic High School senior Tyler Miles is one creative guy. He knew who he wanted to ask to the prom. And he isn't shy. But he wanted the request to be special. And, boy, was it ever!

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(L-R) Timothy Olyphant, 'Justified' executive producer Graham Yost, Walton Goggins  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
(L-R) Timothy Olyphant, 'Justified' executive producer Graham Yost, Walton Goggins (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Rumor Has It a ‘Justified’ Actor Secretly Lives in Owensboro

I'm a huge fan of the FX series "Justified." It's a dark and violent crime drama set in eastern Kentucky that kind of plays out like a modern-day western. Great premise. Great stories. One of the main characters is Boyd Crowder, played by Walton Goggins. And I've heard some stories about him...

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Photo by Dave Spencer
Photo by Dave Spencer
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NCAA Tournament: WKU Tonight…I’ll Be Watching in Bracketboro

People, it is here! The NCAA Tournament begins tonight at 5:40--give or take--as Western Kentucky University battles Mississippi Valley State for the right play Kentucky on Thursday in Louisville. President Obama's even gonna be there! Me, I'm gonna be right here...in Bracketboro.

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Photo by Moon Mullins
Photo by Moon Mullins
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Groundbreaking in Downtown Owensboro for Convention Center and Hotel

Many former city and county leaders joined their current counterparts today for a groundbreaking ceremony at 2nd Street and Cedar in Owensboro. Owensboro Mayor Roy Payne, Daviess County Judge Executive Al Mattingly were joined by Owensboro developer Malcolm Bryant spoke to the crowd of 300 or so citizens.

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Big East Player of the Year, Jae Crowder, Has Owensboro Connection [VIDEO]

In any other year, if you were to hear the name of the Big East Player of the Year, and it wasn't a Louisville Cardinal, you'd likely pay no attention, whatsoever. But the 2012 winner is a different story, altogether.

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Don Farrall, Getty Images
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Kentucky Tornadoes Bring Back Memories of Scary Sirens, Cigars, and Vanishing Kiwanians

The tornado (we think it was one) that blew past the WBKR studios on Friday afternoon took me back 12 years to 2000. That F3 tornado (we knew it was one) that ripped through Owensboro on January 3 created the exact same high-velocity visuals we saw just two days ago. Yes, Friday's storms took me back 12 years. The sirens took me back even farther.

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