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An event billed as a “community conversation” about sexual assault, abuse, and harassment is being held Wednesday night in Owensboro. Organizers are hoping to capitalize on the many recent cases of women coming forward with accounts of facing sexual abuse.

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As Americans look toward the New Year, there’s a universal hope for peace in a world so often troubled by conflict and war. Members of a group called Nonviolent Owensboro are working to create a little more of that peace, beginning in their own community.

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 An Owensboro businessman charged with rape, sodomy, and bribery will have his case tried in Daviess County.

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  Owensboro wants to be a city that welcomes seniors with community services and an enjoyable lifestyle.

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A western Kentucky distillery has quickly risen to the highest rank of heritage member in the Kentucky Distillers' Association.

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The superintendent of Owensboro Public Schools says the pension proposal unveiled by Kentucky’s Republican leaders is second-rate compared to the current retirement system. 

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Update: Authorities have suspended the search for the second of two men after a body was found on a beach near Gulf Shores. Officials haven't yet identified the remains, but had been searching for Bradley Murphy of Mobile.

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  Mexican automotive manufacturer Metalsa is adding 113 jobs to their Owensboro facility.

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The Homeless Council of the Ohio Valley is making it easier for those who need emergency shelter during the winter months to get to the right place. 

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A "Hee Haw"-style skit and bourbon tasting are just some of the features of the upcoming "Backwoods Ball" fundraiser at Western Kentucky Botanical Garden. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Garden co-founder Bill Tyler. They talk about the history of the garden, its origins as a flat, sterile soybean field and more about their fundraising event. 

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