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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.
Supreme Court hears arguments over search warrants for digital information
Supreme Court hears arguments over search warrants for digital information (Washington state legislative website)
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State Supreme Court Weighing Issue of Personal Electronic Record Searches

Is it possible authorities in the future might have to get a judge's warrant before searching a person's phone, email, bank and other personal electronic records?

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Arlenes Flowers
Arlenes Flowers (Arlene's Flowers - Facebook)
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Read Arlene’s Flowers Response to Attorney General Settlement Offer

Late last week, Barronelle Stutzman, owner of Arlene's Flowers of Richland, turned down a settlement offer from Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson. After Superior Court Judge Alex Ekstrom ruled Stutzman violated the Consumer Protection Act by refusing to provide floral services for a same-sex wedding,  Ferguson offered a $2,001 dollar arrangement.  The $1 was for court costs.

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Benjamin Crump to represent Zambrano-Montes family
Benjamin Crump to represent Zambrano-Montes family (Photo by Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)
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Attorney for Michael Brown and Treyvon Martin Families Hired for Pasco Shooting

Attorney George Herrmann of Tacoma had just taken over for George Paul Trejo Jr. of Yakima when he, too was sent packing. The widow and family of Antonio Zambrano-Montes (shot by Pasco police Feb. 10) has now hired Benjamin Crump, the same attorney who represented the families of Michael Brown in Ferguson and Treyvon Martin in Florida.

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Native Tri-Citians Casey Kaiser, Taylor Vickerman (28) battle Calgary
Native Tri-Citians Casey Kaiser, Taylor Vickerman (28) battle Calgary (Tri City Americans- John Allen)
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Richland’s Kaiser Makes Valiant Effort in Goal for Tri City Americans

Imagine being thrown into a Western Hockey League game, especially if you've never been in one. Now imagine facing the hottest team in the Central Division. (Photo shows Tri-Citians Kaiser, and Taylor Vickerman in action together)

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