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Morne de Klerk, Getty Images
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Evansville Man’s Obituary Request Might Sway Your Vote Today

Though we are sad to report that Mr. Richard Buckman, an Evansville resident, passed away last August, he left a very clear message in his obituary that's making its way around the internet.

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Category: Newsletter, What's New
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Daviess County High School Trio Sings National Anthem [Video]

Saturday at the 2016 March for Babies in downtown Owensboro, opening ceremonies got off to a rousing start thanks to three young ladies from Daviess County High School.  Hayley Payne, Skylar Lanham and Millie Hatfield performed a stirring A Cappella rendition of The Star-Spangled Banner.  Watch!

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Photo by Kevin Bowlds
Photo by Kevin Bowlds
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Tobacco Road in Owensboro Refuses “Sweaty” Money [Photo]

This is hilarious and I can honestly say that I don't blame them at all for instituting this policy.  Tobacco Road on Carter Road in Owensboro is getting ready for the summer  season by setting some guidelines about the money they'll accept at the register.  Just ask the quite frank and hilarious sign on their front door.

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Category: Humor, Newsletter
Photo by Kevin Bowlds
Photo by Kevin Bowlds
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Do You Hug Your Dog? New Study Suggests They Don’t Like It [Video]

Do you hug your dog?  I must confess.  I do it all the time.  That's the first thing I do when I get home from work every day.  They run to me . . . full speed.  I pick them up and give them a big old hug.  They give me kisses on the cheek.  That's our routine.  That's what we do.  And I just assumed we were all good with it.  But, apparently, I'm delusional.  A new article in Psychology Today suggests that 81% of dogs don't like being hugged and the act raises their anxiety levels.  In fact, that article lists a whole string of behaviors that demonstrate just how much your pooch dislikes being hugged.  So, I decided to run an experiment with my dogs to see if they think a hug is a "good touch" or a "bad touch."  Here's what happened-

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FBI/FYI via YouTube
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The Summer of ’99: Remembering the Terror of The Railroad Killer [Video]

I remember the Summer of '99 vividly.  I was working in the News Department here at WBKR/WOMI and there was no bigger, or more terrifying news story, than that of Rafael Resendez-Ramirez, who was better known by the nickname "The Railroad Killer."  Resendez-Ramirez was among the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives and was the subject of a nationwide manhunt that weaved in and out of Texas, Illinois and Kentucky.  And rumors were swirling that he was spotted in Owensboro.

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Wavebreakmedia Ltd, ThinkStock
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Win Mother’s Day Brunch Tickets

Mother's Day is coming up on Sunday, May 8th and the Owensboro Convention Center invites you to celebrate your Mom with a great brunch! It's the Third Annual Mother's Day Brunch and will feature a delicious brunch buffet. And, this week on the Midday Show with me, you can win tickets to the brunch!

The Mother's Day Brunch is Sunday, May 8th from 11:00am - 2:00pm. Some items on the menu include a waffle bar, buttermilk biscuits and country gravy, herb roasted pork loin, chicken fried chicken, assorted desserts and more! Why not let Mom rest on Mother's Day and leave the cooking up to the Convention Center? With a spread like that, it's hard not to check it out! 

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Hartford Seeking Wet/Dry Vote With Online Petition

The wet/dry issue isn't finished yet in Ohio County. When the countywide special election was held in April, both of Hartford's precincts voted in favor of the county going wet. Ultimately, the vote went the way of the county, despite Beaver Dam going wet, staying dry. Now, a new online petition has been started to get a special wet/dry election solely for the city of Hartford.

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NUMPS Celebration Visit [VIDEO]

During our St. Jude Radiothon, the kids at the Newburgh United Methodist Preschool decided they wanted to help out with the cause. So, they had a penny drive and raised over $400 for the kids of St. Jude! Chad and I were wanting to tell them Thank You in person and this past week, we finally went for a visit!

Check out this cool video from our fun time at NUMPS!

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Grant
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Donald Trump Rolls Into The Tri-State [PHOTOS]

This year's Presidential election hasn't even happened yet and it's already historic. The crowds are massive, the polls are spilling over, and the passion is as strong as I've ever witnessed. On Thursday, Republican candidate Donald Trump held a campaign rally in Evansville in advance of Tuesday's Indiana primary and I have to say, I had fun. Here's my recap.

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Zachary jennings via YouTube
Zachary jennings via YouTube
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Two Awesome Videos of Owensboro’s Huge April 27th Storm [VIDEO]

You can always count on someone to be in the right place at the right time with a camera during a big storm.

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