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Chad Trains with the College View Middle School Cross Country Team [Video]

And I lived to tell about it!  Lol!  My nephew Jacob is a cross country standout at College View Middle School.  And, last week, I decided to go to Yellow Creek Park and train with his team.  Now, here's the deal.  I run every single day.  But not like this.  This kids put me through the ringer.  After a two-mile "warm-up," we ran a series of 400M sprints.  And I was quickly gasping for air and warding off the angels.  Here's how practice unfolded.

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Owensboro’s Time and Temperature Phone Line Returns

Remember Owensboro's old time and temperature hotline?  I certainly do!  My sisters and I used to wear that phone number out when we were in school and knew there was a chance of snow or storms.  Well, finally, the phone number is back!

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I Tried To Get Off The Floor While Wearing The OPD’s 90lb Bomb Squad Suit… It Didn’t Go Well [VIDEO]

Last night, at the Citizens Academy with the Owensboro Police Department, was Hazardous Devices Unit night.... aka,The Bomb Squad. Officer Flory and Officer Alsip spoke with our class about all of their training, job duties and even showed off different types of (non-active) explosives and gear. Being the closet nerd that I am, I found it really fascinating.

The amount of knowledge that they must acquire is crazy impressive. And that suit... y'all, that beast weighs 90 pounds! So, naturally, I put the suit on and tried to get up from laying on the floor. How did it go? Not great, haha! Take a look...

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KWC Up ‘Til Dawn Holding Benefit Concert For St. Jude

This is really neat. Our friends from Up 'Til Dawn over at Kentucky Wesleyan College are holding a benefit concert on Thursday, October 9th and they will be raising money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital!

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A First-Timers Guide To The West Side Nut Club Fall Festival #fallfestevv

They say you never forget your first time.  When it comes to the West Side Nut Club Fall Festival, this is especially true.  I remember a few years ago, when I first set foot onto West Franklin, I was overwhelmed as most are.  I suggest these 5 simple rules when making your first Fall Festival excursion.

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‘Voices of Elmwood’ Tours Begin Thursday [VIDEO]

Have you ever wanted to walk in shoes of the past? Do you love history? Then look no further than the fifth annual "Voices of Elmwood" at Elmwood Cemetery presented by the Daviess County Public Library and the Owensboro Museum of Science and History.

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Little Known Household Uses for Beer

Most of us don't think of beer as anything other than a delicious beverage!  Even the thought of pouring it anywhere than in our mouth seems sacrilegious.  But, there are some really great ways beer can come in handy around the house

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WBKR Visits The Daniel Pitino Shelter [VIDEO]

WBKR visited The Daniel Pitino Shelter Tuesday, kicking off our "It's Time" community service campaign and I think I can speak for everyone when I say, we left feeling extremely blessed and thankful. We had the pleasure of serving lunch to 175 people and a much better understanding of what the Pitino Shelter really offers this community.

Take a look as James and I discuss the shelter.

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[UPDATED] First Case of Ebola in US Confirmed at Dallas Hospital

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*UPDATE* Is The President Planning A Tri-State Visit?

 

14 News is reporting that President Obama will be making a visit to the Tri-State this Friday!

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