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A barge tow heads upriver at the Evansville bend. Commerce and culture combine to make a rich history for the Ohio River in our area.On Thursday, March 28th, 2019, WNIN-FM broadcast interviews, features and stories throughout the day from Morning Edition through All Things Considered. Here is that coverage of all things along, on and under the Ohio River from Owensboro to Mt. Vernon.

Day Out- Owensboro Mayor Tom Watson

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Steve Burger
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WNIN

WNIN's Steve Burger talked with Owensboro Mayor Tom Watson on a beautiful day in March, while 

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The playground in Smothers Park was named the top playground in the world in 2015 by Landscape Architect's Network.

standing in Smothers Park with other downtown developments, like the Bluegrass Hall of Fame and Museum nearby. 

They discussed current and future projects on the riverfront, where $140 million in 

improvements are nearing completion. They talked about what Owensboro is doing to raise up young leaders to continue that progress and what makes up the heart and soul of the city.