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USI Seeking Public Input on New Mascot Design

After unveiling their new logo last week, the powers-that-be at the University of Southern Indiana decided their prized mascot, Archibald Eagle could use a makeover as well, and are looking for your help to decide between two new possibilities.

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Top 10 Local Tweets About the Future Location of the IU Medical School

Twitter is all a flutter with the news about the future location of the IU Medical School. Check out some tweets from around the tri-state below.

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The Best Easter Brunches and Buffets Around Evansville

After long church services on Easter, it's nice to sit down with family and enjoy a meal. Here's some places around town that are serving a special holiday meal.

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OPD Searching For Missing Juvenile [PHOTO]

UPDATE: As of 3:33pm Monday, April 7th via the OPD:

Missing juvenile, Carlie Paige Ritter, has been located and is in good health.

The Owensboro Police Department is searching for a missing juvenile and needs your help. Sunday, April 6th, a grandparent of 12 year old Carlie Paige Ritter reported her missing after she walked away from their residence in the 2900 block of Yellowstone Drive earlier that morning. Carlie was last observed wearing a black jacket and black jeans. Detectives continue looking into leads and are asking for the public’s help in locating this juvenile.

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April Rooster Booster (Audio)

If you haven't heard, the new emcee for Rooster Booster was reveled this past Thursday at the monthly Rooster Booster breakfast. And, it's WBKR's Chad Benefield! If you weren't there, or missed it on WOMI, you are in luck! You can catch the audio from the breakfast, including the announcement of the new emcee below!

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Owensboro Police Are Asking for Your Help in Locating a Missing Person

UPDATE: The Owensboro Police Department is reporting that Jeannette Kirk has been located and is in good health.

The Owensboro Police are requesting your help in locating a woman who went missing late Thursday night, early Friday morning.

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Benefit Ride for the Children’s Advocacy of the Green River District

The second annual benefit motorcycle ride for the Children's Advocacy of the Green River District is Saturday, April 19th. The CAC serves children in seven counties including Daviess, McLean, Hancock, Henderson, Ohio, Union and Webster.

The ride will begin at the Owensboro campus of Western Kentucky University. Registration begins at 10:00am and all bikes will be out at Noon.

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4 Dead, 16 Injured in Fort Hood Shooting

Four people, including the gunman, were killed and 16 others injured in a shooting at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas Wednesday evening.  Fort Hood officials said the gunman was a soldier who had been receiving mental health treatment and that he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Garth Brooks Tribute Band Leads Off Tribute Band Tuesdays at Owensboro Convention Center [Video]

John Todd and Shameless, billed as the world's #1 Garth Brooks tribute band, are coming to the Owensboro Convention Center!  April 1st, they will kick off the center's brand new series- Tribute Band Tuesdays.  Get a sneak peek of the group and get more information about the show and ticket prices right here!

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Owensboro’s Official Moonlight Ride Trailer [Video]

Daviess County High School student and St. Jude patient Jennifer Rudd stars in the official promo video for the City of Owensboro's brand new St. Jude fundraising event, the Moonlight Ride.  You've gotta watch this.  It's amazing!  And will tell you what the event is about and how you can be a part of the excitement.  WATCH!

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