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Throwback Thursday: Let’s Go Road Trippin’! [PHOTOS]

For today's Throwback Thursday let's salute the men and women who keep our freeways clean and safe! Summer travel means these folks work overtime on our behalf. Enjoy these photos of road crews (plus a service station) from the early 1930s in the Tri-Cities area.

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Throwback Thursday: See Memorial Day in 1918 [PHOTOS]

Before it was moved to Prosser in the 1940s, the Benton County veterans cemetery was north of Richland in White Bluffs. Click to see a photo from the air.

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Throwback Thursday: Listen to the Band!

Tri-Cities has a lot of great live, local music to enjoy nearly every night of the week. You may not know that it's a long-standing tradition! People have always enjoyed playing in bands -- but the instruments have changed. Check out these photos from the 1920s and 1930s.

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Throwback Thursday: ‘Let’s Play Ball!’

Everywhere I go this time of year I see kids playing baseball. It wasn't any different 100 years ago.

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Why Was a Richland Girls Softball Team Wearing Swastikas? [PHOTO]

Allow me to answer a question with a question: how much do you really know about swastikas?

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Throwback Thursday: Looked What the Cat Dragged In!

Things were different in 1925. A farm boy with a rifle near White Bluffs (north of Richland) could entertain himself with a little hunting. Can you tell what he got?

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White Bluffs Horse-powered Ferry, 1909
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Throwback Thursday: Check Out This Horse-Powered Ferry!

Ferries and steamships connected the Tri-Cities before the bridges were built. Here's one from 1909.

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Strange Easter Tradition In Greece…But It’s Awesome!!! [VIDEO]

 

Easter on the small Greek island of Chios means one thing - a massive firework battle, with over 50,000 rockets raining down on two small towns.

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Simone Joyner / Getty Images
Simone Joyner / Getty Images
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I Helped Make Brandi Carlile Famous — I Really Did!

Brandi Carlile is a popular recording artist who's had a couple hits ("The Story" has probably been her biggest) and will play with The Dave Matthews Band Caravan when they perform at The Gorge Amphitheater in August. Not many people know I had a small part in helping her get famous. No, really.

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Throwback Thursday: Meet the Pasco Milk Man!

Before grocery stores had refrigerated aisles the Milk Man would rove town delivering fresh milk and other produce. Their role was so important to the survival of Pasco that men delivering milk were exempted from military service during World War II.

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Throwback Thursday: You Won’t Believe Who Built the First Church in Tri-Cities!

There are a lot of churches around here, but you probably can't guess who built the first one? I didn't even know these people lived in Tri-Cities!

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On This Date Something Went ((KABOOOOOM)) [VIDEO]

 

The Kingdome is imploded in Seattle on this morning of March 26, 2000 just one day before its' 24th birthday.

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