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Kennedy Radio News Coverage
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Listen to Live Radio Coverage of the Kennedy Assassination from WBAP in Dallas from November 11, 1963

You've likely seen the famous CBS News broadcast with Walter Cronkite delivering the news of the shooting of President John F. Kennedy. Perhaps you've never heard the  coverage as the events in Dallas unfolded. This is audio from WBAP in Fort Worth as it reported the shooting on November 22, 1963.

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JFK and Jackie getting off Air Force One
Cecil Stoughton / White House Photographs / John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston

50 Years Since JFK Assassination — A Look Back With Photos, Video and More

It's been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed while riding in a motorcade through Dallas, Texas. More words have been written about this event (and its aftermath, and what led up to it) than just about anything else, so we thought we'd take a look back through photographs and video.

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Historic church gutted by blaze
(Oregon State Patrol)

Historic Oregon Church Destroyed by Fire – Was Victim of Earlier Blaze in July

This time, whoever set a suspicious fire in Arlington, OR, succeeded in destroying a historic building.

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Halloween is one of America's favorite holidays. And one of the most traditional.
Magnolia5777/Phyllis, Flickr

The True Origins of Halloween Traditions — Jack-o’-Lanterns, Witches, Costumes, More

Why do we celebrate Halloween by putting on bizarre outfits and asking strangers for candy? Who is Stingy Jack, and why does he haunt our dreams? We decided to take a look at a few of Halloween's most well-known customs and ask, What do they all mean? 

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Doc Hastings bill creates Manhattan National Monument
(Townsquare file photo)

House Approves Doc Hasting’s Plan for B Reactor Monument, Hanford Land Re-Use

The U.S. House of Representatives has signed off on plans to make Hanford's historic B Reactor part of a national monument, and to allow some Hanford land to be re-developed.

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Remember THIS stuff?

We Actually Ate This Stuff? See 26 Now-Forgotten Breakfast Cereals from the 90s

This collection of now defunct cereals proves pop culture and current events drive food products!

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Oregon History Museum exhibit
(Oregon History Museum)

Vacation Idea: Oregon History Museum to Feature Never-Before-Seen Presidential Memorabilia

The Oregon Historical Society has scored a coup with its new collection.

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Tri-City Landmark Demolished Monday – McCurley Dome Comes Down [VIDEO]

After serving as a Tri-City landmark for 33 years, the famous dome at McCurley Integrity Dealerships in Pasco was ripped down Monday.

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Legendary Jonathan Winters dies
(Townsquare media image)

Comedian Jonathan Winters Dead at 87

Jonathan Winters, who for decades made Americans laugh with his over-the-top but never-demeaning comedy,  died today at age 87.

He starred or made appearances in dozens of shows from "Hee-Haw" to "Mork and Mindy" with Robin Williams...

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Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler coming to Tri-Cities
(Courtesy of Portland Spirit website)

Historic Columbia Gorge Sternwheel Ship Coming To Tri-Cities in April

A chance to experience river travel as it was done a century ago.

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