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John McKay

I'm a 25-plus-year radio veteran with a passion for talk radio and democracy. I grew up in Tri-Cities and studied journalism at Whitworth University. I love sports, particularly the Green Bay Packers and NASCAR. I threw hammer and played college ball. I've been at Newstalk since 2005.
Does too much social media cause issues
Does too much social media cause issues (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Does ‘Too Much’ Facebooking, Social Media Cause Depression? Low Self-Esteem?

I read a very interesting piece this week from a guy who's a long-time radio and programming veteran, who makes a very good case for not overdoing it with Facebook, or social media in general.

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Major Scott Smiley
Major Scott Smiley (Image courtesy of Kim Richards)
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Come Hear Amazing, Inspiring Message From Blind Pasco Army Major Friday [AUDIO]

Major Scott Smiley is a 1999 Pasco High graduate, and his story will provide inspiration and hope. He is the ONLY blind officer in the entire U.S. Military.

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Melissa Salsbury aka Mia Rose
Melissa Salsbury aka Mia Rose (Image courtesy of KNDU-TV)
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How Did Convicted Sex Offender End Up Giving Ki-Be High School Presentation?

While there are still some unanswered questions as to how a woman arrested for her part in an under-age prostitution scheme ended up in a motivational presentation at Kiona-Benton High School,  one of the biggest issues is a lack of honesty by that participant.

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Maryhill Winery - Train Concert
Maryhill Winery - Train Concert (Courtesy of Maryhill Winery)
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Maryhill Winery Suspends Summer Concert Series

The legendary Maryhill Winery, near Goldendale WA on the Washington side of the Columbia River, has brought some terrific acts to their outdoor amphitheater over the last few years. The likes of Peter Frampton, Train, Styx, Earth Wind and Fire and others have entertained thousands of music lovers.

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Attorney in shooting claim has been reprimanded, suspended in past
Attorney in shooting claim has been reprimanded, suspended in past (Franklin County website image)
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Yakima Attorney Suing Pasco for $25 Million Has Spotted Past

The attorney representing the widow of Antonio Zambrano-Montes has had some issues with the Washington State Bar Association in his legal career.

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