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WSU’s Murrow College launches jazz radio station 89.9 KJEM

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Bruce R McCaw and Kerry Swanson at launching of KJEM at WSU Pullman. Photo by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services.

PULLMAN, Wash. – With the flip of a switch Friday, KJEM 89.9 FM, the newest radio station in the Palouse, began filling the airways with the sounds of jazz in honor of WSU alumnus and broadcast pioneer J. Elroy McCaw.

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WSU scientists discuss pros and cons of I-522 in Foley panel

Benbrook-Neff-compositePULLMAN, Wash. – As voters prepare to submit their ballots, two Washington State University scientists joined a Foley Institute panel Monday to discuss ethics, science, politics of food and Initiative 522 – the proposal to determine labeling regulations for genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Washington state. » More …

GiddyUp Salon owner gallops full circle to jump ahead

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By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

OKANOGAN, Wash. – When Colette Jones left full-time work as a hair stylist in 2007 to pursue a career in custom clothing design, few would have predicted that five years later she’d own her own upscale beauty salon and spa – with retail space for boutique clothing. » More …

Nov. 8: Young musician exhibits more than extreme talent

McElroy-80PULLMAN, Wash. – “‘Exceptional’ is an understatement” when describing student Eric McElroy, said Washington State University music professor Gerald Berthiaume who has worked with students more than 35 years. “With his breadth of knowledge about so many things in so many areas, he is something new and different.” » More …