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Fiscal Court may lower insurance tax

In 2010, Daviess Fiscal Court sold $20 million worth of bonds to pay its share of the cost of the Owensboro Convention Center. Read more

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Stein hopes community will help stop disconnects

Last week, Owensboro Municipal Utilities said that 553 customers who still owe $121,674 on past due bills are currently eligible to have th… Read more

McLean County man charged in Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot

A McLean County man was arrested Monday and charged with two federal offenses, in connection with the Jan. 6 riot, where a large group of p… Read more

Sports

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'Player-driven' Toppers on a roll

It was a different kind of weekend for the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, but a productive one nonetheless. Read more

01-26-21 UK AM BOX

KENTUCKY AT NO. 9 ALABAMA Read more

Cats need top-level play at No. 9 Tide

The Kentucky basketball team will try to avoid a regular-season sweep against one of the hottest offensive teams in the country. Read more

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While Aaron Rodgers doesn’t think there’s ‘any reason why I wouldn’t be back’ with Packers, he also admits, ‘there’s no absolutes in this business’

GREEN BAY — Aaron Rodgers has a gift: the ability to answer a question truthfully, and in a way that placates those who are able to hear what they want to hear in his response — while still not clearly answering the question at hand. Read more

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Seeking the next Gronk: Jedd Fisch is determined to revive the tight end position at Arizona

Unlike recent Wildcat offenses, the tight end always has played a key role in Fisch’s scheme. Read more

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Husker QB Luke McCaffrey transferring after pushing for starting job in 2020

Nebraska redshirt freshman quarterback Luke McCaffrey is transferring after two seasons with the Huskers.  Read more

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Steven M. Sipple: Judging Frost harshly for McCaffrey decision? Be careful with that trap

Let's face it, the notion of "team" often takes a back seat in these discussions. It's the world we're in. Read more

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Jedd Fisch's emphasis on transfer portal, in-state recruits quickly paying off for Wildcats

New UofA coach has already convinced seven transfers to play in Tucson in only a month. Read more

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Nebraska WR Kade Warner and OL Will Farniok enter transfer portal

Kade Warner, who began his Husker career as a walk-on before earning a scholarship and captaincy, joins Will Farniok on the way out of Lincoln.  Read more

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Will Shields named to College Football Playoff selection committee

Will Shields was one of five people named to the 13-person CFP selection committee, members announced Tuesday. Read more

Opinion

General Assembly should allow microbreweries to compete on level playing field

For the past decade, Kentucky’s craft beer industry has been a growing contributor to our economy. As we have grown, lawmakers have updated… Read more

General Assembly should allow microbreweries to compete on level playing field

For the past decade, Kentucky’s craft beer industry has been a growing contributor to our economy. As we have grown, lawmakers have updated… Read more

Records

M-I police reports for Jan. 26. 2021

The following list was compiled from reports to area law enforcement agencies: Read more

M-I Police Reports for Monday, Jan. 25, 2021

The following list was compiled from reports to area law enforcement agencies: Read more

Bankruptcies: Jan. 24, 2021

The following Owensboro-area bankruptcies were filed in federal court from Jan. 12 to Jan. 18. Chapter 7: Court-appointed trustee sells ass… Read more

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