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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.
Zerorez has a new machine to make your carpets even cleaner!
Zerorez has a new machine to make your carpets even cleaner! (Townsquare media image)
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The ‘ZR Lifter’ Will Amazingly Clean YOUR Carpets! See With Zerorez Tri-Cities! [VIDEO]

If you've tried Zerorez for your carpet cleaning, you know you'll NEVER have to rent those clunky, soapy narrow machines that just "play" with the dirt in your home and don't get rid of it. But now, those guys at Zerorez have another new machine that by itself cleans better than anyone.

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Rep. Newhouse and other Congressmen tour Yucca Mountain
Rep. Newhouse and other Congressmen tour Yucca Mountain (Newhouse photo)
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Rep. Newhouse Tours Yucca Mtn Nuclear Repository – Moves to Revive Project

In the wake of the Obama Administration abruptly terminating the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository,  a number of Congressional legislators are stepping up the process to get it re-opened, and refunded. Rep. Dan Newhouse and others toured the facility recently, and an updated report is expected on efforts to reopen it.

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First conviction in Hanford CH2MHill time-card fraud case
First conviction in Hanford CH2MHill time-card fraud case (Photo by Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)
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Former Hanford Supervisor Gets Jail Time, Fine for Time-Card Fraud

Although numerous Hanford workers and supervisors were accused, this is the first person to be found guilty in the major time-card fraud scheme that's been investigated for a number of years.

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New York $15 minimum wage protestors
New York $15 minimum wage protestors (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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$15 Minimum Wage Rallies Actually Attempt at Unionization

Newstalk 870 reported on what is being called the "4-15-$15 Rallies" Wednesday in Spokane, Yakima and Pasco, with a video showing a meager turnout at the McDonalds on Court Street. But new information released by the Freedom Foundation shows the REAL motivation behind these rallies.

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Four Kennewick apartment units gutted by fire Tuesday
Four Kennewick apartment units gutted by fire Tuesday (Townsquare media image)
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Fire Investigators Sift Through Burned Kennewick Apartments

A Kennewick Fire support truck and other vehicles rolled up to the Robinson Apartments at 4200 West Kennewick Ave. early Wednesday morning, as investigators began to pinpoint the exact cause of a huge blaze that gutted the interior of four apartments Tuesday afternoon.

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Microsoft to stop updates, tech support for Windows 2003 products this summer
Microsoft to stop updates, tech support for Windows 2003 products this summer (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Big Microsoft Program Changes Coming This Summer – Watch Out!

We talked with our Local Expert on computers, George Hefter of TCT Computer Solutions recently, about a BIG change coming with Microsoft programs this summer. And it's not a positive one.  As of July, updates and tech support will stop for several programs that are utilized in at least 30 million computers across the U.S. and world - most of them business related, but some in home systems as well.

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