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Throwback Thursday — Wanna Know How Haunted Houses Got Started?

Greg Delange is busy building Terror Behind the Screen -- the largest, scariest and most high-tech haunted house in the Mid Columbia! That got me thinking, where did the idea of a haunted house attraction come from? They've been very popular for the past dozen years, but how old is the concept? You'll be surprised by the answer!

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Updated composite sketch of homicide victim
Updated composite sketch of homicide victim (Oregon Medical Examiner)
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18-Year-Old Cold Homicide Case Reactivated in Oregon

There's something haunting about cold cases that go unsolved for years, even decades.

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5 things you don't find on American cars anymore
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5 Things You Don’t Find in Cars Anymore – See If You Remember These!

Some folks aren't old enough to remember some of these,  others will surprise you.

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Tri City Dust Devils at GESA Stadium
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Dust Devils the Latest in a Long History of Pro Baseball Teams in Tri Cities

Braves, Atoms, Triplets, Posse...all names of teams that preceeded the Tri City Dust Devils.

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Jim 'Pee Wee' Martin
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D-Day Veteran, 93, Honors Anniversary by Jumping Over Normandy Again [VIDEO]

Jim 'Pee Wee' Martin was not about to let the 70th anniversary of D-Day go by without showing his respects.

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Vladimir Putin
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What is Crimea? Why is It SO Important to Putin and Soviet Leaders?

We've all heard the the news stories and seen the headlines about  Ukraine and Crimea.  Besides obviously the unrest and uproar, why is it such a big deal?

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Can Business Be Sued for Using the Term ’12th Man’?

It is undisputed that CenturyLink Field and the Seattle Seahawks' fans help the team. They definitely earn the title, "12th Man." As the entire Pacific Northwest adopts the title, recent news reports are warning that businesses should refrain.

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Tri-Cities Knowledge Quiz Had Disturbing Results!

Last week we made a quiz about the Tri-Cities and almost 100 people took it. We were surprised by some of the results, and we think you will be too!

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Vista Field 1948
(Courtesy US Geological Service-Abandoned And Forgotten Airfields Website)
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Vista Field – A Piece of Tri-City History Goes Away (PICTURES)

It's been featured quite a bit in the news the last couple of years, mainly for economic and political reasons.  But few are noticing the history of one of the Tri-Cities most unique landmarks that will now be going away.

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Flickr, Xeusy
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What Stores Sell Your Favorite Nostalgic Candies? [SURVEY]

One of the things I enjoy about adulthood is doing things that spur good childhood memories. For me, it's candy. Specifically, it's Big League Chew.

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