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Owensboro, Kentucky is located in Daviess County. Zip codes in Owensboro, KY include 42304, 42302, and 42303. The median home price in Owensboro is $129,900. More Owensboro information.

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16 hrs ago | Business Journal

John Conti's new owners say it's business as usual

The new owners of John Conti Coffee Co. aimed to alleviate any fears people might have about the longtime Louisville coffee roaster falling into new hands.

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23 hrs ago | Cadiz Record

Hooks sentenced to life in prison

Seth Hooks was formally sentenced Wednesday afternoon to life in prison with the possibility of parole in 20 years for the March 2008 murder and robbery of Harvey Choat.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WEHT

Man Pleads Guilty to Robbing Three Banks

A Henderson County man pleads guilty to robbing three banks across the region two years ago.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Engineering plants to produce vaccines

It's an eye-catching angle in the story of an experimental treatment for Ebola: The drug comes from tobacco plants that were turned into living pharmaceutical factories.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

WFIE-TV Evansville

DCPS to purchase Daymar campus in Owensboro

In a special session on Friday, the Daviess County Board of Education voted to purchase the Daymar College property located at 3361 Buckland Square, Owensboro, for $2.4 million.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The News Tribune

Ebola puts focus on drugs made in tobacco plants

Using plants this way - sometimes called "pharming" - can produce complex and valuable proteins for medicines.

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Mother Jones

20,000 Watched the Last Public Hanging 78 Years...

An estimated 15,00020,000 people showed up for what would be the last public execution in the United States.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

WEHT

Owensboro Police Searching for Missing Woman

Owensboro Police are asking for your help with finding a Daviess County woman who has been missing for five months.

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Hispanic Business

BRIEF: Youth Chorale auditioning now.

Opera Chorus and with the Owensboro Symphony Holiday Pops. They also perform at various business clubs and civic events, and have also performed around at 270-929-1226 or visit KentuckyYouthChorale.org to apply.

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Agri Marketing

Asmark Institute To Construct Ford B. West Training Center

ASMARK INSTITUTE TO CONSTRUCT FORD B. WEST TRAINING CENTER Aug. 13, 2014 Source: Asmark Institute The Asmark Institute announced plans to recognize Ford B. West for his years of service to the fertilizer industry by dedicating a new training center-the Ford B. West Center for Responsible Agriculture-in his honor.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

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BCPL and Green River DAR Host Author Eddie Price

If you are interested in Kentucky history, like to read historical fiction or enjoy hearing an entertaining speaker, then mark your calendars for a special event on Monday, August 18 at 6:00 p.m. Eddie Price, author of Widder's Landing: Life and Love on the Kentucky Frontier, is coming to Butler County Public Library to speak about his book.

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WEHT

Guns, Cash, Pills and 60 Pounds of Pot Seized in Drug Bust

Drug sting nets guns, pills, cash and drugs. Owensboro Police detectives with the Owensboro Police Street Crimes Unit executed two search warrants Monday.

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ETonline

Meet Sara, The First Little Person To Appear On 'Extreme Weight Loss'

The hit ABC reality docu-series Extreme Weight Loss is documenting the effort of a dedicated woman who wants to try and get healthy in an effort to better her life.

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WFIE-TV Evansville

Owensboro schools 'keeping it fresh' with USDA program

Teachers will also use this as an educational tool to teach students how to plant, grow fruits and vegetables as well as the nutritional value.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

WFIE-TV Evansville

Senator Mitch McConnell talks Obamacare in Owensboro

Senator Mitch McConnell made a stop at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Monday.

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WFIE-TV Evansville

Football team pays respects to Owensboro teen killed in accident

"We know as a city we lost an athlete and lost a family member, so we just wanted to show respect to everybody who had lost somebody," said Gage Long.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Washington Post

Ebola experimental treatment only for the exceptional

Kentucky Bioprocessing in Owensboro, Ky, has the ability to be a supplier of ZMapp, an experimental serum aimed at boosting the immune system's efforts to fight off Ebola.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

How Kentucky tobacco grew a possible miracle drug for Ebola problem

When two American aid workers came down with the deadly Ebola virus recently, an experimental treatment materialized seemingly out of nowhere.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Americana Music Triangle to include Owensboro

The Messenger-Inquirer reports Owensboro, Kentucky, had sought to join other cities on the 1,500-mile trail that tells the story of nine music genres.

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The Miami Herald

Americana Music Triangle to include Owensboro

The Messenger-Inquirer reports Owensboro, Kentucky, had sought to join other cities on the 1,500-mile trail that tells the story of nine music genres.

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