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Owensboro’s New Smoking Ban in Effect Today

No more smoking in public!  Owensboro's ban on public smoking is now officially in effect, and here's what you need to know.

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Category: Newsletter, What's New
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Newburgh Ghost Walks – Interview with a Bride Who Became a Widow on the Same Day [VIDEO]

We got a chance to interview one of the "ghosts" from the The Ghost Walks, sponsored by Historic Newburgh Inc. If you ever see a bride at the corner of State Street and Jennings in front of the The Old Newburgh Bank it may be the ghost featured above. She became a newlywed and a widow in the same day when she discovered her husband with his throat slit on the top floor of the bank. Was it suicide or murder?

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Category: Halloween, Newsletter
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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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Photo by Val Holcomb
Photo by Val Holcomb
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What’s Cookin’?: Val’s Baked Pasta w/ Roasted Tomato Sauce Recipe

Each Monday morning on The CB Radio Show, Brett and I are featuring a brand new recipe shared with us by one of the awesome ladies who've agreed to be a part of our new segment called What's Cookin'?  And, this week, Valerie Holcomb is back in the studio with a delicious recipe for homemade pasta sauce.  It's her roasted tomato sauce that goes great with any pasta dish!

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Category: Newsletter
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McKamey Manor via YouTube
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McKamey Manor: San Diego’s Most Extreme Haunted House [Video]

I don't know whether this is just insanely clever marketing or if it's just insane.  But there's a haunted attraction in San Diego, California that many believe is the most extreme haunted house in the nation.  It's so extreme that the average tour lasts from 4 to 8 hours.   And it looks like every single minute is absolutely terrifying.  Watch these videos and decide.  Would you do this?

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Jaclyn Graves
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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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The Pickle Juice Icee at West Side Nut Club Fall Festival [Video]

There are all sorts of bizarre foods at the West Side Nut Club Fall Festival.  Some end up being delicious.  Some will make you feel like you're trapped in a food challenge on Fear Factor.  That's exactly how I felt when we stumbled across the Salvation Army's Pickle Juice Icee.

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Category: Events, Humor, Newsletter, Videos
Iwona Grodzka, ThinkStock
Iwona Grodzka, ThinkStock
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The 10,000 Pound Challenge Wraps-Up Saturday!

Ross Medical Education Center presents the 10,000 Pound Challenge! They challenge all local businesses and families to donate pet products and food for the Owensboro Humane Society.

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How About These Gas Prices?

Today is a very special day, and I'm pretty excited that my car is out of gas at this particular point in the week.  Gas prices are BELOW THREE DOLLARS.  It's been several years since this has happened, so it's pretty remarkable!

If you're looking for the best price on gas, then download Gas Buddy

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Category: Newsletter, What's New
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How Do You Feel About a Dad Telling His Son He Can’t Play with Dolls? [POLL]

There's been a lot of talk lately about gender specific toys and the roll they play in child development.

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