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Raising Crows in My Backyard

A couple of weeks ago I ended up with an injured crow in my backyard.  It had a severely damaged wing.  It was able to hop and walk around but completely unable to fly.  Soon I noticed a baby crow following it around the yard.  It too was unable to fly. 

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New PNNL Finding: Pollution Makes Clouds Bigger, Storms Stronger & Air Warmer

Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have discovered pollution makes storm clouds larger. Because storm clouds trap heat in the atmosphere, bigger ones could be helping warm the Earth, a recent study concluded in the journal Geophysical Research Letters on May 10

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Flickr, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Northeast Region
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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Do Eggs And Brooms Really Balance Because Of The Equinox?

As I was watching the evening news last night I heard my wife yell ,"It works, it really works!" She had just successfully got a broom to balance straight up. One of her friends told her that the gravitational pull this time of year is strong and it allows brooms and other things like eggs to balance unassisted. Is that true?

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Florida Marlins v Atlanta Braves
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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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Hey Fat Head! You’ll Never Guess What Your Brain Is Made Of – Find Out This Weekend at TRAC

The Pacific Science Center is bringing a brain exhibit to the Family Expo at TRAC this weekend.

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Category: Events, Science
(Photo By NABC)
(Photo By NABC)
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Internet Buzz Jewel The Black Bear Gives Birth To Cubs! [VIDEO]

This has become quite the social phenomenom a couple of years ago when a radio collared North American Black Bear being studied by Dr Lynn Rogers in Ely Mn gave birth 2 years ago to a black bear club named Hope. The whole world watch and was fixated at the behavior of the bears and it became so popular that they even set up a Facebook page with over 130,000 fans!

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Tri-Cities Sportsman Show – 3 Big Days

The 19th Annual Tri-Cities Sportsmen Show opens this Friday and runs through Sunday at the TRAC facility in Pasco.  

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How Cold Is Too Cold?

Be smart in cold weather, like attending a Polar Plunge surrounded by emergency responders on Jan. 21.

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Category: Education, Science Tags:
Photo By Getty Images
Photo By Getty Images
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Gonna Get COLD Around Here! What Is The Coldest Place? [VIDEO]

Winter weather has not really hit the Columbia Basin yet but it looks like we are going to hit some cold temps over the next couple of nights with lows in the 20's.

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When Are People the Happiest? iPhone App Has the Answer

A study involving 45,000 iPhone users who recorded their level of happiness at least five times a day yielded some not entirely surprising results.

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