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5 Weird Weather Facts About Tri-Cities From Teenage Expert Mark Ingalls

Mark Ingalls is a bit of a local celebrity. He's a 17-year-old weatherman who can currently be heard on 102.7 KORD and KTCV at Tri-Tech. His weather predictions are favored over many professional services and are used by media across the region.

There are no tornadoes or massive hail storms in Tri-Cities. What keeps a meteorology nut from going nuts from boredom? Ingalls explains what's weird about local weather:

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Bear Visited The WAAM Museum in Hood River! And What Was There?

Bear and Mama Bear made a weekend getaway last weekend to Hood River Oregon and spent the night at the Columbia Gorge Hotel. That was cool. We also did some sightseeing and took a look at what was south of Hood River around the the towns of Parkdale and Odell

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Flickr, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Northeast Region
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Come Watch Salmon Released into the Columbia River

The annual Salmon Summit is a wonderful educational experience to take your family to see. I remember volunteering two years ago and highly recommend you attend. Through-out the year, elementary schools in the Tri-Cities raise salmon from fingerlings until they've grown to fish, when they release them into the Columbia River for the Salmon Summit

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randomecho, Flickr
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New Research Reveals the Best — And Worst — Seat on a Plane

After surveying more than 1,000 people, flight-comparison website Skyscanner has discovered what travelers deem the very best seat on a plane.

So, what is it?

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Thanks For Helping Us Out With This Photograph

Last week, we asked you what you knew about this picture. KORD listeners came to the rescue to fill us in on what they knew of this vintage shot of the Tri-Cities. Thanks for your help!

  • It looks to me like it is facing east. You see the drive-in is at the bott
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Have You Ever Wondered Why?

Scientist have FINALLY figured out the real cause of brain Freeze.

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Mega Millions Office Pool Tips

It's amazing how quickly our office pool went from a friendly collection for tickets to a formal email and photo copies of all the tickets.  

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William Thomas Cain, Getty
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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Leprechauns

Few icons from folklore and mythology have been branded and co-opted more than the leprechaun. Stories of their rare appearances and coveted pot of gold have permeated almost every aspect of popular culture. They have become so synonymous with Irish culture that the streets are filled with tall green hats and green coats every St. Patrick’s Day. Their history, however, is far different from the traditional leprechauns that endlessly wander into bars and fight hangovers one weekend in March. Take a look at a few things you probably didn’t know about leprechauns.

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Daylight Saving Time Sunday

What is that bright object in the sky? Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday morning at 2am!

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Helping Our Kids

March 14, 2011, 16 year old Abigale Hamlin, was diagnosed with AML, Acute Myelongenous Leukemia.

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Ice Fingers of Death – Discovery Channel [VIDEO]

I'm a Discovery Channel junkie.   Will you be watching on March 18th?  Here's a sneak peek!

 

(Photo by Natalie Behring/Getty Images)
(Photo by Natalie Behring/Getty Images)
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Senator Wants English To be The Official Language Of Washington [POLL]

So I was reading the Tri City Herald on-line this morning and ran across this interesting article about the possibility of English becoming the official language of Washington.

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