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Started in radio in 1977! Back then? Websites...no. Email? No. Texting? No. Turntables? Yes!  Reel To Reel Tape? Yep! Records? Yep! Things have changed a little since then but I enjoy radio what it was then and what it is now
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Bear’s Weekend Vinyl Vault! [VIDEO]

I remember riding around with my parents listening to the radio as we're driving down the road and what is that I hear on the radio? Yodeling? What the? But I hear killer guitars, drum solos, this is the strangest coolest record I have ever heard!

This progressive rock band was formed in 1969 by This Van Leer a classical trained organist and flute player and guitarist Jan Akkerman

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Paying Tribute To The King Of The Beer Boats [VIDEO]

Hydroplane racing has been around Tri-Cities since 1966. This season marks the 47th season of the Tri-Cities Water Follies. When the vintage hydroplanes hit the water this weekend you will hear that familiar sound of thunder on the river with the roar of the Rolls Royce merlin or griffon engines that powered these boats around the course at unbelievable speeds

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2012 Water Follies Do’s and Don’ts – and Don’t Forget the Perfect Hat!

This weekend marks the 46th annual Tri-Cities Water Follies and the running of the Columbia Cup Unlimited Hydroplane race! This has become a premiere event for the sport of Hydroplane racing and it is a jewel in the crown of events here in the Tri-Cities

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Losing The Battle Against Your Weight? Seminar With Bear Tonight!

Summer is here and are you still trying to fit into that swimsuit? Tonight is the night you can find out how to lose between 5-7 lbs a week for men and 3-5 lbs a week for women!

Ideal Protein is holding another seminar tonight at 900 Stevens Drive in Richland at 6pm

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Celebrate National Ice Cream Day! [VIDEO]

For as long as there has been cream, sugar, salt & ice there has been ice cream. Of course not many of like to make our own ice cream as you have to crank on an ice cream maker for sometimes ours to get that sweet delicious summer treat that we all love.

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All American Metal Meets The Road At TRAC Car Show [PHOTOS] [VIDEO]

The classics were all there. With blowers sticking up out of the hoods, chrome blinding you as you walked by these glimmering machines that take you back to a day gone by. It was a car show that saluted our nation and our love for the automobile

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Ready For Some Hot Fun In The Summer Time? It’s Your Weekend Events!

Another fun weekend in the Tri-Cities from having fun on the Columbia River to watching the sun go down and catching some great music at a local winery. This weekend has fun written all over it! Bear is going to be at the 6th Annual Independence Day Car Show at TRAC on Saturday so come on out and say hi! Ringo Starr and his All Star Band will be at Northern Quest in Spokane on Friday. Stop in at one of the three local farmers markets and get some some fresh produce. But most of all get out there and have some fun! Check out this weekend's events!

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Beat The Summer Heat! Try Ice Blocking! [VIDEO]

100 degrees in the shade. That must mean it's summer in the Tri Cities! Oh sure you could sit inside in the air conditioning all day and play video games or you could spend a couple of bucks and have a bunch of fun that could last all day!

We have the perfect arena for it too! Carmichael Hill in Richland

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Tri Cities Housing Market Heating Up!

The Tri Cities Association Of Realtors has released their report for homes sold and homes on the market for June. Just like summer our market is heating up! With great news from national magazines that did surveys that the Tri Cities is in the Top 10 fastest growing areas in the US, Top 3 places in the US to raise a family and most recent survey done by Consumer Reports that our Kadlec Regional Medical Center is in the Top 5 BEST hospitals in the US shows that we live in a great place

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