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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.
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Weird, Strange, Stupid Actual Warning Labels and Signs

With the recent story about many i-Phone users reportedly trying to recharge their phones in microwaves (it turned out to be a clever hoax ad on the internet), we were inspired to look up similar signs of stupidity.  Other times, signs are posted where they're not necessary - the point of us thinking "nice job, Captain Obvious."    Sometimes they're done by well-meaning people,  sometimes not.

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Marijuana industry business people say system already broken
Marijuana industry business people say system already broken (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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State System Already Broken Says Pot Growers and Sellers

It was supposed to be a win-win.    People clamoring for their weed would be able to legally smoke it,   the state would sell it making millions and millions in revenue, the debt would shrink, and everyone would be happy. It's not turning out that way.

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