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Courtesy of CHREST
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Tri-Cities’ Surprising Role In The Frontier Mining Industry

Did you know the mining industry supported the Tri-Cities economy in the 19th century? In school we learn that before the Hanford Project the Tri-Cities was a ranching and agricultural community, but the beef and produce went to mines in Montana and British Columbia

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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
(Photo - TSUGM)
(Photo - TSUGM)
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Give to Tri-City Union Gospel Mission

The Tri-City Union Gospel Mission serves as a source of hope, love and shelter to the most fragile among us in our community. 

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Photo By Tri City Herald
Photo By Tri City Herald
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Uh Oh! Bear Has Old Pictures! What Is It [SURVEY]

This is fun! I love running across some old pictures of our quaint little town. Do you remember some old buildings and some places that did not exist back in the day. When I moved here in 1974 there was only about 60,000 people here, no cable bridge, no I-182 freeway, No Gage Blvd!

So I found this old picture and here is your chance to steal some VIP points from us by taking this survey!

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photo courtesy of city of richland
photo courtesy of city of richland
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Fingernail History

 

The Fingernail is a soundstage in Howard Amon Park. It was created in 1963, "salvaged from a rock quarry" in the 1970s, and moved here in 1982

 

a great video on on this local landmark  video

 

 

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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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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!

 

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February 5, 2040 may be the end!

Giant asteroid might smash into earth in 28 years

Put it on your calendar: February 5, 2040 may be the end of the world.

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John Shearer / Jamie McCarthy, Getty Images
John Shearer / Jamie McCarthy, Getty Images
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Celebrity Birthdays for February 23 – Aziz Ansari, Dakota Fanning and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Aziz Ansari
Age: 29
Occupation: Actor, Writer and Comedian
Known For: Starring in the NBC sitcom ‘Parks and Recreation,’ appearing in movies including ‘Get Him to the Greek,’ ‘Funny People’ and ’30 Minutes or Less,’ and hosting the 2010 MTV Movie Awards

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(Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
(Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)
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Will The Groundhog See His Shadow Tomorrow? [POLL]

Tomorrow is Groundhogs Day! Will that little furry varmit see his shadow?

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Check Out Some of the Responses Greg’s Dating Profile Is Getting

I let Chuck Hall write a dating profile for me. To my surprise, I received positive comments. Here are few examples.

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