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Tri-Cities News

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:10:00 EDT
Trios Foundation gives 6-year-old with autism the gift of communication
Today, a young boy with autism received the gift of communication. 

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:40:00 EDT
What you should and shouldn't shred on Shred Day
Shred Day is just two days away, so the big question that comes up often is: what can you shred and what do you need to keep? 

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:43:00 EDT
One dead after possible carbon monoxide poisoning in Pasco
Right now, Pasco Police are investigating the death of a man found inside a home with extremely high levels of carbon monoxide. 

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:39:00 EDT
Six Hanford workers report odors outside TX Farm
Six Hanford workers have declined precautionary medical evaluation after reporting odors outside of TX Farm. 

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:19:00 EDT
Elementary students add a fun, creative touch to construction of new school
Students at Jefferson Elementary School got to take part in a newer tradition today by adding a unique touch to a construction project. 

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:07:00 EDT
WSU Tri-Cities awarded $11.7M GEAR UP grant to prepare students for post-secondary education
Washington State University Tri-Cities recently received a $11.7 million seven-year GEAR UP grant to prepare students in low-income schools to enter and succeed in post-secondary education. 

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:40:00 EDT
Prosecuting attorney releases statement on July 4 officer-involved shooting
The following is a release from Benton County Prosecuting Attorney Andy Miller.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:34:00 EDT
Suspect arrested for theft and burglary
One person is in police custody for burglary and car theft.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:57:00 EDT
150 new jobs added with Lamb Weston Richland expansion
Lamb Weston officially opened its Richland plant expansion yesterday.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:46:00 EDT
Leona Libby Middle School students donate supplies to firefighters
One local middle school felt the need to do something good, and came through with a big donation to local firefighters. 

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:40:00 EDT
Change of plans for our local fire crews in CA
A change of plans now, for our local firefighters battling the fires down in California.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:33:00 EDT
Glenn's Hometown News: Endless musical possibilities at Ted Brown Music
For this segment of Glenn's Hometown News, Glenn Cassie didn't have to go far to discover the musician's sanctuary; Ted Brown Music, right in Richland. 

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:53:00 EDT
Walla Walla Balloon Stampede starts Wednesday morning
The 44th Annual Walla Walla Balloon Stampede presented by Gesa Credit Union kicks off Wednesday morning at Howard Tietan Park in Walla Walla.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:05:00 EDT
Police investigating SUV fire as suspicious
Pasco Police are investigating a suspicious SUV fire.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:23:00 EDT
LIGO space observatory makes new discovery
A different sort of galactic collision has been detected at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation's special space observatory.  Officials announced Monday that astronomers at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory discovered the crash of two neutron stars on Aug. 17.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:11:00 EDT
Man arrested for burglary after assaulting cashier
A Richland man is facing burglary charges after assaulting a cashier at the Goodwill in Pasco.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:48:00 EDT
Man facing charges for assault and domestic violence
A man is in the Benton County Jail on charges of assault and domestic violence.

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Sun, 15 Oct 2017 19:34:00 EDT
Man's body and his truck are pulled from canal after being stuck for 2 days
WAPATO- Divers have recovered the body of an 87-year-old man whose pickup truck went into a canal north of his Wapato home.      The Yakima County Sheriff's Office says rescuers pulled Thomas Pence and his truck from the water Sunday afternoon. Authorities believe he may have suffered a heart attack or other medical condition when he drove off the road sometime Friday.      Deputies began searching for Pence Friday night after family members reported that...

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Sun, 15 Oct 2017 01:22:00 EDT
Man dies after trying to swim out to his boat on the Columbia River
PASCO- While out hunting on Indian Island in Kennewick, a 31-year-old male and his partner noticed their boat had floated away from shore. Franklin County Sheriffs Office said the 31-year-old swam out to it with his waders on at first, but then returned to shore to take them off. He then went back out another time, but did not return. Franklin County Sheriffs, Benton County Sheriffs, Pasco Fire, and Columbia Basin responded to the area and were able to locate the man and pull him ou...

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Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:01:00 EDT
Man in custody after standoff
KENNEWICK, WA.-- 33-year-old Jose Antonio Contreras is now in jail, and facing a number of possible charges after a SWAT standoff on Saturday morning. 

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 21:47:00 EDT
New Kadlec music program helping kids heal
The pediatric floor at Kadlec just got a little bit happier, and a whole lot more musical. 

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:53:00 EDT
The Scaregrounds are back, and scarier than ever
The Scaregrounds are back at the Benton Franklin Fairgrounds, with some bigger and better haunts.

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:48:00 EDT
Area firefighters head out to help down in California
Firefighters from our area are stepping up; hoping to lend a hand to California firefighters. 

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 19:44:00 EDT
Suspect in drive-by shooting arrested without incident
The suspect in the drive-by shooting reported on Thursday night is in custody.

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:51:00 EDT
Tri-City Country Club under new ownership; renamed Zintel Creek Golf Club
On October 3, 2017 the members of the Tri-City Country Club, the oldest golf course in the Tri-Cities, unanimously voted to transfer ownership of club assets to a group of 20 members organized as Save the Club LLC. 

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:32:00 EDT
Murder trial underway in Walla Walla
The trial for a man facing murder charges in the shooting deaths of a woman and her boyfriend in their front yard in Walla Walla has begun.

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:00:00 EDT
Car seats being recalled
More than half a million child car seats are being recalled, involving a company called Diono, which used to be called Sunshine Kids Juvenile.

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 21:27:00 EDT
How this year's grapes are looking for local wineries
Grape harvest is in full swing in eastern Washington as vineyards around our region race to pick all the grapes off their vines. 

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 21:24:00 EDT
How you can help kids stay full and focused in school
We've all heard how important proper nutrition is when it comes to kids succeeding in school. 

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:43:00 EDT
Breaking down your ballot: how the fish tax affects you
With the election less than a month away, we've been breaking down your ballots for you. 

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:38:00 EDT
Local vineyards looking to extend aid to CA wineries in wake of fires
The wildfires burning in California's wine country hold a unique connection to our area, Washington wine country...and people working at our local wineries are keeping a close eye on the situation. 

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:53:00 EDT
Newhouse statement on emergency funding for natural disasters
Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 2266, Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act.

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 07:50:00 EDT
Police investigating strong armed robbery in Kennewick
Kennewick Police are investigating a strong armed robbery around 1:30 Thursday morning. 

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:29:00 EDT
Retired NASA engineer talks with students at Pendleton UAS Test Range
Inspiring local students - that's what a former NASA engineer was doing in Pendleton today.

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:09:00 EDT
Largest melters In U.S. history completed at Hanford Vitrification Plant
Big news out of the Hanford site today as assembly of the two largest nuclear waste melters in the history of the U.S. is done. 

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 13:56:00 EDT
Sections of Snake River to open Oct. 15 to steelhead retention
Beginning October 15, anglers can keep two hatchery steelhead daily in sections of the Snake River and some streams in southeast Washington, state fish managers said today. 

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 13:54:00 EDT
Lyme Disease screening event planned in Pasco
This event will take place on October 14, 2017, at 1200 N. 14th Street, Suite 245, Pasco, WA. 

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 13:48:00 EDT
OR Emergency Management and Fire Marshal send help to assist with CA wildfires
The Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal in coordination with the Oregon Office of Emergency Management has activated its Agency Operations Center and 10 strike teams with equipment and personnel to assist with the raging wildfires in California. 

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:48:00 EDT
Checking for solicitor licenses
A lot of people have been asking Hermiston Police about solicitors offering to paint addresses on curbs.

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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 20:34:00 EDT
How the recent smoke has affected local wine industry
Fortunately, the smoke from fires in our area is finally gone after hanging around for much of the summer. 

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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 18:20:00 EDT
Mother, 4 kids killed in Oregon crash identified
Authorities say a mother and her four children were killed in a head-on crash near Salem.

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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:17:00 EDT
Body found in Kennewick field identified
Kennewick Police are investigating after finding a body in a field.

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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:03:00 EDT
Power outage in Prosser forces school delay
Linemen are working to restore power in Prosser. 

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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 07:42:00 EDT
Agri Aide Inc. fined $105,000
State officials have fined an agriculture company in Othello $105,000 for allegedly violating required conditions in hiring farm workers.

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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 07:31:00 EDT
No one in danger during reported hostage situation
Police say no one was actually in danger during a reported hostage situation near Adams Street and Jadwin in Richland Monday night.

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Mon, 9 Oct 2017 21:35:00 EDT
AG Ferguson sues Trump Administration; says new birth control rules are illegal
The Washington Attorney General's Office filed a lawsuit just a couple hours ago, challenging the Trump Administration's new healthcare rules regarding birth control. 

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Mon, 9 Oct 2017 20:35:00 EDT
AG Ferguson speaks to WSU Tri-Cities students about his DACA lawsuit
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson spoke to WSU Tri-Cities students today about his lawsuit against the Trump Administration's decision to end the DACA program. 

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Mon, 9 Oct 2017 16:34:00 EDT
Pasco Police bring Pink Patch Project to Washington State
All of the money raised by Pasco Police will stay local with half going to Tri-Cities Cancer Center for Breast cancer research, treatment assistance, and prevention and the other half to the Kadlec Foundation for Pediatric Oncology.

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Mon, 9 Oct 2017 07:51:00 EDT
Educating families during Fire Prevention Week
October 8th through the 14th is Fire Prevention Week and the theme of this year's campaign is, "Every Second Counts, Plan Two Ways Out."

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Mon, 9 Oct 2017 00:08:00 EDT
Locals help animals displaced by Hurricane Harvey
KENNEWICK, WA.-- On September 24th, Ruben Aguiano and Lezlie Sage, who work for the Benton Franklin Humane Society, flew to Houston to help with the animals displaced during Hurricane Harvey.  

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Sat, 7 Oct 2017 21:25:00 EDT
Law enforcement agencies honor fallen state trooper
NBC Right Now-- Local law enforcement paid their respects Saturday for the 18th anniversary of the death of Trooper James Saunders.  Saunders was shot on October 7th, 1999 while conducting a traffic stop in Pasco. He had served 8 1/2 years as a Washington State Patrol trooper.  Agencies took to social media, offering kind words of remembrance.  We spoke with WSP Trooper Brad Neff, who worked alongside Saunders on many occasions. He remembered him as a guy who always ...

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Sat, 7 Oct 2017 21:17:00 EDT
Where to get your flu shot
NBC Right Now-- Flu season is upon us, and that means it's time to get prepared. If you still need to get a flu shot, there are plenty of places that you can go.  In the Tri-Cities, Miramar Family Health Center is having a $20 flu shot day on October 10th from 5-7 PM.  If you live in Yakima County, the Yakima Health District has posted a list of suggested locations.  Safeway pharmacies, CVS, and Walgreens around the region also have flu shots available.

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Fri, 6 Oct 2017 20:06:00 EDT
DACA Dreamer makes his dream come true by becoming a firefighter
After President Trump announced plans to end Deferred Actions for Childhood Arrivals, many Dreamers were left unsure of their future. 

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Fri, 6 Oct 2017 19:48:00 EDT
Suspect in fatal Kennewick shooting makes first court appearance
The victim of the homicide has been identified as 39-year-old Martin Ibanez of Pasco.

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