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StoryCorps
12:00 am
Wed August 24, 2011

Celeste and Ed Allen: A Love Story

Celeste and Ed Allen
StoryCorps Northwest

Imagine meeting the love of your life and spending a whole blissful summer together traveling the east coast. Then, you're off to different colleges and one day, you get news that the love of your life has died. That's what happened to Celeste Allen, but as it turns out, Ed Allen wasn't dead. He was very much alive. From StoryCorps Tri Cities, a love story with a happy ending.

StoryCorps
12:00 am
Wed August 17, 2011

Remembering Town Rivalries: Sue Frost and Matt Watkins

In the 1950s Pasco, Kennewick and Richland were rival towns. It would take a couple of decades before the residence would accept a common moniker, the Tri Cities. The mayor of Pasco, Matt Watkins brought his mother, Sue Frost, to the mobile recording booth in the Tri Cities to share how their family's laundry business and hydroplane races brought the towns closer together.

Corinna Nicolaou
12:18 pm
Thu August 11, 2011

Mt. Rushmore Nose Job: Corinna Nicolaou

NWPR Commentator Corinna Nicoloau
Corinna Nicolaou Northwest Public Radio

Bad plastic surgery... Michael Jackson, Kenny Rogers, Mt. Rushmore? Commentator Corinna Nicolaou shares her up close visit at Mt. Rushmore and is taken aback by concrete and nose jobs.

You can read more of Corinna's commentary at her blog

StoryCorps
12:00 am
Wed August 10, 2011

How the Tri Cities Got Its Name: Ken Robertson and Jack Briggs

Jack Briggs and Ken Robertson
StoryCorps Northwest

Jack Briggs and Ken Robertson share the story of how the Tri Cities got its name. They were the first inteview in the Tri Cities at the StoryCorps mobile recording booth.

Corinna Nicolaou
11:19 am
Fri June 10, 2011

Inevitable Slime: Corinna Nicoloau

NWPR Commentator Corinna Nicolaou
Corinna Nicolaou Northwest Public Radio

As a kid, did you dream about what your life would be like as a grown up? Maybe you were going to be a baseball player or you dreamt of wearing high heeled shoes? Commentator Corinna Nicolaou dreamed of fresh vacuum lines and paid bills.

You can read more of Corinna's commentary at her blog

Our Northwest Energy
12:15 pm
Fri June 3, 2011

NW Businesses Back Global Warming Bill

SEATTLE - Business lobbies have pushed hard against global warming proposals in Congress. But a group of Northwest companies says tackling climate change will be good for business. They're calling on lawmakers to support an energy bill sponsored by Senators John Kerry and Joe Lieberman. Among the key elements of the proposal is a cap-and-trade system. It would make industries pay for the carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses they release into the atmosphere from burning fossil fuels. Sarah Severn with Nike says that's an important step toward a clean-energy economy.

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Corinna Nicolaou
10:39 am
Wed April 27, 2011

I Pet Squirrel: Corinna Nicolaou

NWPR Commentator Corinna Nicolaou
Corinna Nicolaou Northwest Public Radio

As a young girl, commentator Corinna Nicolaou's silent dream was to have a relationship with animals like Snow White. She gets her wish, and a rabies shot too.

You can read more of Corinna's commentary at her blog

Corinna Nicolaou
8:57 am
Tue April 19, 2011

Date with Dad: Corinna Nicolaou

NWPR Commentator Corinna Nicolaou
Corinna Nicolaou Northwest Public Radio

Corinna recalls the excitement of being a little girl on a date with her dad, and how, through the eyes of a seven-year-old, she understood  why they ended.

You can read more of Corinna's commentary at her blog

Corinna Nicolaou
8:55 am
Tue April 19, 2011

Corinna's Laundry: Corinna Nicolaou

NWPR Commentator Corinna Nicolaou
Corinna Nicolaou Northwest Public Radio

What does laundry have to do with feminism? Corinna's grandmother says even feminists have to do laundry.

You can read more of Corinna's commentary at her blog

Corinna Nicolaou
8:31 am
Tue April 19, 2011

Gifts And Letting Go: Corinna Nicolaou

NWPR Commentator Corinna Nicolaou
Corinna Nicolaou Northwest Public Radio

Have you ever struggled with finding the perfect gift for that special someone? For NWPR commentator Corinna Nicolaou one gift offered a lesson in letting go.

You can read more of Corinna's commentary at her blog

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