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Curt Cartier

I started 97 Rock in October, 1994. Almost exactly 20 years later I've come home to rock you out 3-7 p.m. I was born and raised in Yakima and have been in radio for 31 years. I attended Washington State University, love "Breaking Bad," have a special place in my heart for Pearl Jam and am a proud member of the 12th Man.
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Are Too Many NFL Players Getting Arrested? — Not by a Long Shot

Adrian Peterson and Ray Rice are making headlines this month, but it seems like we're hearing of an NFL player misbehaving all the time! It's flavor of the week! Does the NFL need to do more? No way. The statistics don't lie and they'll blow you away.

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Check Out This Banana That Rolled Past the Studio [VIDEO]

Meet Jim Ferrians from northern Idaho. He rolled past the 97 Rock studio this morning along the dike and I thought, "What the heck is that?" When he came back by, he stopped in front of us to eat a power bar so I sent a coworker up to interview him. If you envy this TRISLED from Australia, contact him (his number is in the video) and he'll sell you one.

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Anonymous Source Says Roger Goodell Lied to Nation Wednesday

Wednesday, Goodell told "CBS This Morning" neither he nor any other NFL official had seen the video of Ray Rice hitting his then-fiance Janay Palmer in the Atlantic City hotel before it was released to the public two days ago. He even said he'd asked for it. An anonymous source identified as a law-enforcement agent involved in Rice's investigation says he sent the video to Goodell five months ago and even received confirmation.

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Spokane Auto Mechanic Inspiring Nation to Learn CPR

Did you hear about this? Earlier in the week a one month old baby went into cardiac arrest while the family was shopping. They took it inside a store and called 9-11. Thanks to a smartphone app called "PulsePoint" an auto mechanic down the street was alerted to the emergency and he drove over and kept the baby alive until the ambulance arrived.

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