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USA Today Ranks Indianapolis Best Convention City

Indiana made national headlines again this week, this time for its state capital being crowned the top convention city in the United States.

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The Owensboro Convention Center is Being Filled with Sand for Paddy O’Beach on Friday Night [TIME-LAPSE VIDEO]

Earlier this week, it was over 70 degrees outside. Today, we are hanging around 30. BRRRR! Are you sick of this cold weather and all the grey days this winter has put us through? Celebrate SPRING by joining us Friday night at the Owensboro Convention Center for Paddy O'Beach and you can stick your toes in ACTUAL sand! That's right, we trucked in a boatload of sand to create a real beach! Check out the video to see the sand pit being created!

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Watch Out for Online Internet Behaviors That Put You at Risk

If you're like many of us that get online but aren't the most "worldly" of Internet surfers, beware of the traps that are waiting for you.  If you step into one, it won't be long before you find out that you've been taken.  How do you avoid being scammed and vulnerable to online fraud?  Think about and reflect on your online behavior.

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Clothing and Monetary Fund Set Up for Zoar Avenue Fire Victims

You can help a family looking to put the pieces of their life back together after a fire destroyed their home on Zoar Avenue on Evansville's southeast side Tuesday night.

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Lasagna Minis Recipe Makes the Same Old Lasagna More Fun to Eat!

Lasagna is one of my favorite dishes and I could eat it every day, but lasagna looks like lasagna and it doesn't have "fun" attached to it's appearance.  Jenny decided to disprove that notion by making lasagna minis.  Okay, they still looked like lasagna, but they were kind of cute, I guess.  They tasted good, too, just like regular lasagna, but they looked like, as Elliot described them, "Meat cupcakes."  Hmmm.  Here's how to fix them...

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My Pet Peeve is the Pothole Problem in Evansville, Vanderburgh and Warrick Counties

Okay...I've hit enough potholes lately to scrape off half my tire treads, wear out my shocks and throw my wheels out of alignment - enough already!  I'm getting quite peeved about the potholes I have to dodge every day as I drive to work and home again.  I'm glad to know that the pothole patrols are getting out to the streets and I have to tell you, they can't get these dang blasted potholes filled soon enough!

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‘Fitness In The Park’ Dives Into Lloyd Pool This Saturday

Energize Evansville presents another FREE "Fitness In The Park" this Saturday morning starting at 9am at Lloyd Pool on N. First Avenue.

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Indiana University Ranks High in U.S. News List of Best Graduate Programs

Indiana University ranks again this year as having the best business, law, education, medicine and science programs in the nation, according to the annual U.S. News and World Report’s list of Best Graduate Schools.

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Jeanna & Ella Dreamer (image from Facebook)
Jeanna & Ella Dreamer (image from Facebook)
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Jeanna & Ella Dreamer: The St. Jude Video & Song “Dreamer”

We first introduced you to Jeanna and Ella Dreamer three years ago during WBKR's St. Jude Radiothon.  And, you'll likely recall, they were the inspirations behind our 2012 St. Jude song "Dreamer."  This year, we decided to put faces with the names for you and make an official video for our original song.  Check this out!  It's moving, powerful and yet more testament as to why you should become a St. Jude Partner-In-Hope.

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The Official Music Video for Our 2014 WBKR St. Jude Song of Hope “Undefeated”

Jaclyn sings the completed version of "Undefeated," the 2014 St. Jude radio song of hope, written by Chad Benefield. Dedicated to all the kids of St Jude. A big thanks to Third Baptist of Owensboro for allowing us to borrow their beautiful sanctuary for a few hours to create the video!

Help by becoming a partner in hope 1-800-201-8883 or donate here.

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