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Veterans Day – Many From Mid-Columbia Have Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

There have been many Mid-Columbians who we remember this Veterans Day.

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Throwback Thursday: 10 Unbelievable Facts About ‘Put a Spell on You’ and ‘Monster Mash’

What's Halloween without Screamin' Jay Hawkins' huge hit "I Put a Spell on You" and Bobby Pickett's "Monster Mash"? But do you know the stories BEHIND the songs? I dare you to believe these true facts!

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Which Halloween Candy Is the Unhealthiest? Prepare to Be Depressed

Eating candy on Halloween is about as American as the obesity it may lead to. If you're looking forward to the sugar rush, then this may be a wake-up call you don't want to have.

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John Pryke/Getty Images
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What Candy Do You Miss From Childhood Trick-Or-Treating? [SURVEY]

When I was a kid my Trick-Or-Treating bag was always full of Big Hunk bars when I got home. Now I hardly see them. I really miss Zots (the hard candy with sour, fizzy powder inside) and Tangy Taffy, too. All three are still available, but Halloween no longer brings a plethora of them. What do you miss?

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St. Matthews Episcopal Church Prosser
St. Matthews Episcopal Church Prosser (St. Matthews Church)
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What’s The MOST Haunted Place in Mid-Columbia?

If you go by which place has actually been featured in a national TV show,  and looked at by paranormal investigators, it would have to be in Prosser.

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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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