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Kevin Olusola, an Owensboro native, Grammy winner and a cappella cellist-beatboxer for pop group Pentatonix, is the newest member of the Owensboro Walk of…
Daviess County Public Schools is hosting a public reception Thursday to honor Owens Saylor, who will retire at the end of this…
The gates to Yellow Creek Park in Thruston don't open for campers attending the International Bluegrass Music Museum's 14th annual ROMP Fest until 8 a.m.…
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Owensboro will begin its 13th annual Denounce Torture observances with a candlelight prayer vigil at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The church is at 1221 Cedar…
Bob Leucht, dean of Owensboro's pizzaioloi (pizza chefs), retired Friday as he neared his 85th birthday -- after nearly 54 years at the helm of…
Would you kiss a pig to help a family raise money to adopt a child? Two local leaders in Paducah did just that on…
06.19 / 22:17
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Two deputies have been injured in Tennessee, where a shooting was reported at a county…
06.19 / 22:17
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qc4WYG_sdMc With a driving layup late in the second quarter against the Los Angeles Sparks Sunday evening, the Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi became the WNBA's all-time leading scorer. Taurasi now stands alone atop the league's all-time scoring table with 7,494 points, an average of 19.9 points per game . It took her less than 13 full seasons to set the record; she surpassed Tina Thompson, who racked up 7,488 points over 17 seasons before retiring in 2013.…
06.19 / 22:09
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Otto Warmbier, a U.S. citizen who was freed last week after more than a year in North Korean detention, has died. Doctors said last week that he had "extensive loss of tissue" in all parts of his brain. Warmbier, 22, has been in a coma since he returned to the United States last week. His parents, Fred and Cindy, said in a statement that Warmbier died on Monday afternoon. "Unfortunately, the awful torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no…
06.19 / 22:09
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQnt95QGtbY There's a good chance something you've bought online has been in the hands of a "picker" first. These are the workers in warehouses who pick, pack and ship all those things we're ordering. At Amazon and other companies, they're working side by side with robots. Experts say while the robots are replacing some human workers, the machines aren't quite ready to take over completely. To keep pace with a growing hunger for fast delivery, more pickers…
06.19 / 22:09
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQnt95QGtbY There's a good chance something you've bought online has been in the hands of a "picker" first. These are the workers in warehouses who pick, pack and ship all those things we're ordering. At Amazon and other companies, they're working side by side with robots. Experts say while the robots are replacing some human workers, the machines aren't quite ready to take over completely. To keep pace with a growing hunger for fast delivery, more pickers…
06.19 / 21:53
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Otto Warmbier, a U.S. citizen who was freed last week after more than a year in North Korean detention, has died. Doctors said last week that he had "extensive loss of tissue" in all parts of his brain. Warmbier, 22, has been in a coma since he returned to the United States last week. His parents, Fred and Cindy, said in a statement that Warmbier died on Monday afternoon. "Unfortunately, the awful torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no…
06.19 / 21:53
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A new Kentucky law will shield entities donating food to nonprofits from liability with the goal of increasing food donations. The Courier-Journal reports the food immunity bill going into effect June 29 protects markets, farmers and other groups from lawsuits and criminal charges if someone gets sick after eating their donations, providing there was no intentional misconduct. Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles says lawsuits haven't been prevalent, but fear of legal action was sending…
06.19 / 21:52
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Some former players are talking about why they believe the decision to possibly vacate wins is…
06.19 / 21:50
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The American Queen and Queen of the Mississippi will be returning to the area in…
06.19 / 21:21
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State officials are calling drug abuse "one of the most critical public health and safety issues facing…
06.19 / 21:21
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MOREHEAD - Cincinnati Reds fans in eastern Kentucky now have a venue to gather to talk baseball, meet and greet Reds legends, and join a membership that includes many free gifts and game…
06.19 / 21:21
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By WLKY News A former Louisville Metro Police Department major has filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the department. Jimmy Harper was demoted last month as part of the chief’s restructuring plan. Harper has been with the Louisville police force since 1990 and has served as major of several divisions of the department. In the suit,…
06.19 / 21:18
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The right lane and shoulder are scheduled to be closed on northbound I-75 in Laurel County beginning Tuesday, June 20. The post Closures scheduled on I-75 in Laurel County appeared first on ABC 36…
06.19 / 20:59
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Officials say a group of door-to-door blacktop contractors are targeting elderly residents in Woodford County, and possibly families in the Central Kentucky region. The post Officials: Blacktop Contractors Targeting Central Kentucky Residents appeared first on ABC 36…
06.19 / 20:59
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