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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.
Protestors blocked Cable Bridge February 21st, but no arrests
Protestors blocked Cable Bridge February 21st, but no arrests (Townsquare media image)
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Why No Previous Arrests of Pasco Protestors? Blocked Traffic on Cable Bridge February 21st.

In the wake of 3 Pasco shooting protestors who were arrested Saturday for disorderly conduct, many are asking, why hasn't this happened sooner?

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Important sports concussion event coming May 20th
Important sports concussion event coming May 20th (Townsquare media image)
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Important ‘Heads-Up’ Sports Concussion Event Coming to Tri-Cities May 20

Kadlec Regional Medical Center invites all parents of children, youth, or teens who play sports to attend this important event on how to prevent and properly deal with concussions in sports.

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Digital email threat made against large Spokane High School
Digital email threat made against large Spokane High School (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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Officials Investigate Serious Email Threats to University High School

According to newly released court documents,  Spokane officials are rapidly working to find the source of an email threat made against University High School. The case highlights the growing regional and national problem of "digital" threats or even what some are calling 'terrorism.'

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Gov. Inslee denies second request for special prosecutor in Pasco shooting
Gov. Inslee denies second request for special prosecutor in Pasco shooting (Townsquare media image-Jon Funfar)
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Pasco Shooting Attorney Calls Gov. Inslee ‘Gutless’ over Special Prosecutor Issue

Based upon the wording of an email sent by the attorney representing the widow and daughters of Antonio Zambrano-Montes, the lawyer essentially called the governor 'gutless.'

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