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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.
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New Video Shows Bullying on Yakima School Bus — Lawsuit Filed

Tomaki Law Firm disseminated a video today showing a girl beating on another girl in a Yakima School District bus. The incident occurred in November 2011 and Tomaki released the video ahead of his civil suit against the school district because the bus driver failed to stop the attack.

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Dead body in water tank fouls Mexico City drinking water
Dead body in water tank fouls Mexico City drinking water (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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Strange Taste in Neighborhood Water System Caused By Dead Body in Water Tank!

Residents of a Mexico City, Mexico neighborhood began to complain to officials recently about an unusual taste in the water coming from their faucets.  The source will make you gag.

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The environmental movement is like a massive underground weed
The environmental movement is like a massive underground weed (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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Most “Grassroots” Environmental Groups Are Actually Part of Much Bigger Organizations

Most of the so-called local community based environmental groups you hear about in the news are anything but that. They're actually like the arms of an octopus; part of much larger well-funded environmental organizations that even receive federal funding on occasion.

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Judge rules against Yakima dairy, despite no specific pollution proof
Judge rules against Yakima dairy, despite no specific pollution proof (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)
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Federal Judge Rules Yakima Dairy Guilty of Underground Pollution – Without Concrete Evidence

The lawsuit is one of several filed against Yakima Valley area dairies, and was filed without  any definite evidence showing the dairy was directly responsible for high nitrate levels found in the area.

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