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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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Here At WBKR, We Think “It’s Time” To Help

How many times do you see a fundraiser, non-profit organization or someone in need and think... "Someone should help them"? Well, here at WBKR, we think "It's Time" for us to help... All of us. We have such an amazing Tri-State community and we know that you can and will help out good causes right here. We will be focusing on several non-profits and local businesses thru the year and we'll be asking for YOUR help. We could be cleaning up a cemetery or running a blood drive, you just never know, but we will helping.

Our first project with It's Timeis Tuesd

ay, September 30th and we'll be serving lunch at the Daniel Pitino Shelter. Now, here's where YOUR help comes in...

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Evansville Walk to Defeat ALS Steps Off This Saturday Morning

Support and awareness for ALS, better known as "Lou Gehrig Disease", has been on the rise this year thanks to the Ice Bucket Challenge that went viral over the summer. If dumping a bucket of ice water over you're head wasn't your thing, there's still a way to help raise funds for research while also getting a little exercise.

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Texas Tech Fraternity Hangs ‘No Means Yes, Yes Means Anal’ Sign

Recent party-goers at a local get-together here in the Hub City were probably a little more than shocked to see not only a sign reading something very illicit, but also a certain kind of sprinkler.

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