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Today I Learned: Doolittle’s Raiders Were From Pendleton!

After Pearl Harbor the U.S. wanted to retaliate against the Japanese so stunt-plane pilot Lt. Col. James Doolittle was tapped to figure out how to get the bombers there (he had a reputation for crazy antics)...

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Yakima River Flooding, modern times (Benton County Emergency Services)
Yakima River Flooding, modern times (Benton County Emergency Services)
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1948 Yakima, Columbia River Flood Did $50 Million in Damages

The history of the Yakima River flooding spans many decades, but the 1948 flood that included the Columbia River was one of the biggest. This picture is from 6-7 years ago, from Benton County Emergency Services.

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Kennewick man reburied (youtube clovis-solutrean haplogroup )
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Kennewick Man Reburied, This Time He Probably Won’t Be Re Discovered

After a 20-plus year legal battle over who he 'belonged' to, the skeletal remains of Kennewick Man were returned to the earth by a confederation of Native American tribes. The location will not be disclosed to anyone except those who were part of the ceremony.

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Kennewick civic leader wants city to pass resolution that includes language that Kennewick will not enforce federal immigration law (City of Kennewick)
Kennewick civic leader wants city to pass resolution that includes language that Kennewick will not enforce federal immigration law (City of Kennewick)
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Kennewick Civic Leader Wants City to Not Honor Federal Immigration Laws

A Kennewick City Councilman and a Latino civic leader have collaborated to write  a proposal that would make Kennewick an "inclusive" city when it comes to immigrants.

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New reward offered in 8-year-old pipe bomb murders (Getty Images)
New reward offered in 8-year-old pipe bomb murders (Getty Images)
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Family Hoping BIG Reward Will Help Crack Two 8-Year-Old Murder Cases

8 years ago, Bill Walker, who was 69 at the time, was killed by a pipe bomb in Moses Lake. Now, his family has teamed with Crime Stoppers, and hoping a $10K reward will breathe new life into this unsolved murder, as well as another similar crime hours later.

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Throwback Thursday: Who Remembers Richland’s Sewage Plant?

Who remembers when there was a giant waste treatment facility on George Washington Way at the entrance to Richland? I don't know when it disappeared, but I think it was sometime between 1990 and 2000. Anyone know?

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Two other big issues to be decided today (Getty Images)
Two other big issues to be decided today (Getty Images)
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Voters Will Decide on Minimum Wage, Carbon Taxes, in WA State

Besides the Presidential race, we will also find out if businesses will be required to raise the minimum wage, and offer paid sick time for all workers, as well as if our gas prices and living costs will jump.

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Other big races besides President in our state  (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)
Other big races besides President in our state (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)
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Don’t Forget About WA Governor’s, 4th Congressional District Races

With so much laser-like focus on the Presidential campaign, we still have several other BIG issues in Washington state.

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Remarkable image of bridge twisting just prior to it's collapse November 7, 1940 (Getty Images)
Remarkable image of bridge twisting just prior to it's collapse November 7, 1940 (Getty Images)
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Nov. 7 Is Anniversary of HUGE Washington State Bridge Collapse-VIDEO

Unless you pay close attention to history, you might not be aware that one of the biggest bridge collapses in history happened 76 years ago, November 7th, in Washington state. The Tacoma Narrows Bridge, which linked the city to the Kitsap Peninsula, flew apart under high winds on this day in 1940. This picture, shot just before the collapse, shows the 'ripple' in the deck as the bridge was fluttering.

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Win the latest new book from Michael Savage (Michael Savage)
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Win The Stunning New Michael Savage Book “Scorched Earth” From Newstalk!

You've heard so much about it on the air on the Michael Savage Nation, you've seen it rocket up the New York Times' Best Seller list. Now, win it for free from Newstalk870!

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