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Leo Laporte

Leo LaPorte – The Tech Guy

Catch Leo, and all things tech, Sundays noon-3pm on Newstalk 870.   Considered one of the foremost authorities on computers,  technology, digital and more, Leo will answer your questions, and let you in on the newest and latest technology- only on Newstalk!

Leo Laporte
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Su 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Kadlec Concussion Summit coming May 20th -Must for parents, coachies, medical professionals
Kadlec Concussion Summit coming May 20th -Must for parents, coachies, medical professionals (Townsquare media image)
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Hear Importance of Kadlec Concussion Summit Coming May 20th [AUDIO]

We had a chance this week to talk with Dr. Richard Jacobs, a former Richland High school alumni, who is one of the participants in the upcoming Concussion Summit being held in Richland by the Kadlec Neurological Resource Center. This important free event is for parents, coaches, medical professionals, and anyone who wants to learn more about this growing issue.

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New bill puts more regulations on medical marijuana industry
New bill puts more regulations on medical marijuana industry (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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New Pot Bill Moves Closer to Eliminiating Medical Dispensaries

A new bill signed Friday by Gov. Jay Inslee is designed to eliminate "squeezing" of state pot stores caused by sales from medical dispensaries, but critics say it's a big step towards forcing out medical marijuana.

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Shopko shoplifting suspects arrested in Kennewick
Shopko shoplifting suspects arrested in Kennewick . (Photo by ShopKo Surveillance Video/Getty Images)
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Kennewick Couple Nabbed for Shopko Shoplifting

Thursday evening, Kennewick police apprehended a man and woman attempting to shoplift from Shopko on Columbia Center Boulevard.

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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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New data breach law signed into effect in Washington state
New data breach law signed into effect in Washington state (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
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Gov. Inslee Signs Data Breach Protection Law

A new, tougher, data breach protection law was signed Thursday by Gov. Inslee. It adds new protections for Washington consumers.

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Best drinking water honored by state
Best drinking water honored by state (Townsquare media image)
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State Honors “Best Drinking Water” – We Don’t Make List

The Washington State Department of Health Thursday released the results of their 'best drinking water in Washington' program.

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Washington state capitol
Washington state capitol (Washington state legislative website)
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Legislature Called Back for Special Session in Olympia

2015 is shaping up to look a lot like 2014, in that the Washington state legislature has unfinished business. Whether or not it turns into a cranky dispute with Gov. Inslee remains to be seen.

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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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Tri-City Elite Columbia Bowl 3 coming to Lampson Sat-Sun
Tri-City Elite Columbia Bowl 3 coming to Lampson Sat-Sun (Tri-City Elite Facebook page)
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Youth Football Columbia Bowl Coming to Lampson Stadium Sat-Sun

Some great youth football games will be taking place this weekend at Lampson Stadium in Kennewick.

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Washington Healthplanfinder far short of enrollment goals
Washington Healthplanfinder far short of enrollment goals (Washington Healthplanfinder website)
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Washington Healthcare Exchange Enrollment Far Short of Goals

If enrollments don't skyrocket, the Washington Healthcare Exchange will fall short of goals needed to pay for itself.

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