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Struggling Sears Holdings To Announce Q3 Earnings
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Kmart Closing Five Stores in Kentucky

We have already said goodbye to our Sears store inside Towne Square Mall in Owensboro.  And, now, the chain has announced it's closing additional Sears and Kmart locations throughout the nation.  In fact, five Kmart stores in Kentucky are shutting their doors.  Are the Owensboro stores going to survive the newest round of cuts?

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The Burger Nerd/McDonald's via YouTube
The Burger Nerd/McDonald's via YouTube
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Who Remembers the McPizza from McDonald’s? [Video]

Do you remember the McPizza?  Chances are you do if you live in the tristate area.  It was 1989 that McDonald's launched and tested the product right here in the WBKR listening area.  McDonald's locations in Owensboro, Kentucky and Evansville, Indiana were serving up 14-inch, family-style pizzas and, if you ask me, they were delicious!

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Photo by Charlotte Escue
Photo by Charlotte Escue
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Group Launches Efforts to Save The Old Falls Mill at Rough River [Photo]

When I was a kid, my grandfather use to take me fishing at Rough River.  And this was one of my favorite parts of each trip.  Seeing the Old Falls Mill building.  Built in the 1800's and a storied piece of Grayson and Breckinridge County history, the building is now in a virtual state of collapse and is about to fall into the river it once proudly watched over.

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Southern Comfort Sold To Sazerac For $543 Million
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Beaver Dam, Kentucky Hosts Wet/Dry Vote Today

Ten years ago, the citizens of Beaver Dam voted to stay dry and continue to prohibit alcohol sales.  Today, the issue is at hand again and voters are heading to the precinct at Beaver Dam Elementary to weigh in.

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(Nevin Giesbrecht)
(Nevin Giesbrecht)
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Signed Contract Makes IceMen Move to Owensboro Offically Official

The question of "are they or aren't they" when it comes to the Evansville IceMen moving to Owensboro finally gets an answer after both the city of Owensboro and the team announced a contract has been signed that will put the team inside the Sportscenter in time for the 2016-17 season.

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Appeal Filed Against Henderson County Schools’ ‘Nickel Tax’

HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — A complaint has been filed against the Henderson County Board of Education alleging the school system's "nickel tax" is fraudulent and was applied retroactively.

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BREAKING NEWS: Owensboro Commissioners Approve IceMen Move

In an announcement that we all knew was probably coming, the Evansville Icemen are officially moving to Owensboro and will become the Owensboro Icemen...

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China Emissions
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New Study Ranks Indiana, Illinois, and Kentucky Among the Worst Air Polluters

With the number of factories and manufacturing we have in the Tri-State area, I don't think it's a shock to anyone living here that the air we breathe day in and day out isn't the cleanest. What may be a surprise is that according to one study, it's the dirtiest in all of America.

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(Jack Conway/Matt Bevin, courtesy of Getty Images)
(Jack Conway/Matt Bevin, courtesy of Getty Images)
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Conway Outspent Bevin on TV in Kentucky Governor’s Race

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democrat Jack Conway spent nearly twice as much as Republican Matt Bevin on TV ads, but it was not enough to get him elected governor.

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grace carswell via YouTube
grace carswell via YouTube
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Evansville’s Collin Clarke Places 5th At Kentucky Muscle Competition [VIDEO]

This is one unforgettable story. 22-year-old Collin Clarke is from Evansville. It has always been his dream to compete in a bodybuilding competition. He achieved that dream over the weekend in Louisville at the Kentucky Muscle show.

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