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2013 Water Follies Tickets on Sale Now at Albertsons Stores

The 48th running of the Columbia Cup plus the HAPO airshow will take place July 26-28 in 2013. Tickets for riverside venues are on sale now. Water Follies weekend passes for adults are $25 and children ages 6-12 are $10. Saturday-only tickets are $15 for adults and day passes for kids are $5.

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I May Have Shot My Pinkie, But a Benton City Man Shot Himself in the Leg!

Authorities are investigating a situation that occurred around 7 p.m. on Wednesday just off Rupport Road. A man in his 50s went into a field behind his house for target practice and apparently shot himself in the upper thigh. This story may be funny to some, but I among the few who have shot themselves... and I still think it's funny.

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Woman Claims Poltergeist Trapped Her in Columbia Park Bathroom

A Kennewick woman says she, her two young sons and their little chihuahua were trapped in a Columbia Park bathroom for two hours on Monday night by a poltergeist.

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Kennewick Soldier Robert Ellis Died in Afghanistan

Robert Wayne Ellis, from Kennewick WA, was one of four soldiers killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday. KEPR spoke with Robert's mother, who stated that her son's death was likely caused by a mortar or rocket

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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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Why Is It Called Jump Off Joe? Anybody? Anybody? [SURVEY]

I'm kind of new to the area so when everyone was talking about Jump Off Joe being on fire last night my curiosity got the best of me. Why is it called "Jump Off Joe?" Nobody knows. Do you know?

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Had a Blast Singing at “Friday Fix!” Get Ready For the Next One This Friday!

It was so nice to look out into the crowd on Friday and see so many familiar faces! Bob Keefe and I played acoustically to open the show for "Too Slim and the Taildraggers" I wanted so much to shout out to each of you and thank you for coming! But, I was trying so hard to focus, so I wouldn't mess up my guitar parts! (lol)I hope you all had a great time!

Thank you all so much for being there! We had a lot of fun!

This next Friday on June 22, it will be 'Brewers Grade' that will he

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Kids Out of School Means I Have More Money!

Kids are expensive -- especially older teenagers -- so with school out and them leaving home or finding summer jobs I've got more money in my wallet!

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Cause of Fire Unknown on the Yakima River Delta Near Columbia Point

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Richland fire fighters now have a blaze under control south of Columbia Point.

Earlier this morning around 8 p.m. the initial response crews found the blaze uncontrollable jus

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Major Brush Fire Threatening Homes in Benton County [UPDATED]

Benton County Firefighters are currently on the scene of a major brush fire that started South of Clodfelter Rd. and I-82 in Benton County.

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Aerial spraying planned for Benton County mosquitoes
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Aerial Mosquito Spraying Starts June 10

Weather permitting, Benton County will be getting rid of some pests.

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Moose Spotted Chilling in Connell!

I got an email from a listener in Connell telling me that a moose apparently was wandering around Connell!

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