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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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Throwback Thursday: How Richland Got Its Name!

The name for Richland was chosen by lottery. The winner of the lottery, a member of the Rosencrance family (the first to introduce irrigation to the Mid Columbia), chose Benton.

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THROWBACK THURSDAY — Wanna See the First School in Tri-Cities?

For our very first Throwback Thursday we decided to go WAY, WAY BACK! The first school in the Tri-Cities was operated out of the home of a Mrs. Van Horn. In 1896 the first official school house was built. It was a single-room structure for farm children built of 12-inch square timbers floated down the Columbia River. Take a look!

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Can Business Be Sued for Using the Term ’12th Man’?

It is undisputed that CenturyLink Field and the Seattle Seahawks' fans help the team. They definitely earn the title, "12th Man." As the entire Pacific Northwest adopts the title, recent news reports are warning that businesses should refrain.

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Woody’s Hanford Tour Report — I’ll Tell You, But Then I’ll Have to Kill You

I went on a four and a half hour tour of Hanford on Wednesday. I'm now an expert on radiation, Cold War history and Tri-Cities economic history. Just call up and ask me anything.

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5 Reasons Why It Sucks to Be Prince Harry Right Now!

No. 1 is obvious: his chances of being king someday just went down the toilet! But here are four more reasons he'd rather be naked in Vegas right now.

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Take the ‘Dude With the Food’ Quiz to Test Your Food History Knowledge

We're talking about food -- again -- but this time it's food history. We all associate delicious dishes with certain countries, but sometimes we're dead wrong. Do you know where YOUR food came from?

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Running Of The Bulls 2013 [Video]

 

Running Of the Bulls Facts:

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Apparently NO ONE Knows Why It’s Called ‘Jump Off Joe’

We put a call out to listeners and none of the explanations checked out so we took the question to the East Benton County Historical Society Museum. Here’s what they said:

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