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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.
Oregon Sheriffs push back against "unenforceable " laws
Oregon Sheriffs push back against "unenforceable " laws Oregon Sheriffs push back against "unenforceable " laws
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Oregon Sheriff Tells Anti-Gun Supporters to “Shove It” [VIDEO]

It's not just in Washington state, but in Oregon, there's been an uprise of special interest groups who are bent on significant gun control.  This video shows at least one Oregon Sheriff isn't going to take it sitting down.

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Legislature to release school funding update
Legislature to release school funding update (Photo by G. Newman Lowrance/Getty Images)
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Update Coming on Legislative Efforts to Fund Washington Schools

In 2012, the Washington State Supreme Court ruled the way the state legislature funded education was "unconstitutional."  This became known as the McCleary Decision. Again this year, the legislature must provide a "progress report" to the Court - it's expected next week.

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Oregon woman found guilty of shooting men, feeding to pigs
Oregon woman found guilty of shooting men, feeding to pigs (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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Oregon Woman Convicted for Shooting Handymen, Feeding to Pigs

In a case that seemed to be ripped right out of the episodes of the popular TV show Criminal Minds, a 66-year-old female Oregon farmer has been found guilty in the death of two handymen, who disappeared while working for her between 2012-2013. How they died was the shocking part.

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No it won't be 200. But 75 in certain areas.
No it won't be 200. But 75 in certain areas. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Gov. Inslee Vetoes Most of 75-MPH Speed Limit Bill – UPDATE

After passing the House and Senate by unanimous votes, Gov. Inslee is expected this week to sign off on a bill that will allow the State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to raise the speed limit on certain stretches of road to 75 mph. (NO NOT 200 - we just did that for fun in picture)

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