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Local Kennewick man wins $50K lottery prize Kennewick man wins $50K lottery prize
John Moulin is the third person from the Tri-Cities to win a top prize playing a Washington's Lottery Scratch game since June.
Early Grape Harvest (New) Early Grape Harvest
It's been a hot summer...and all of that heat has sped the grape harvesting process along. Some grape growers say they will start harvesting as early as next week.

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Local Kennewick man wins $50K lottery prize
John Moulin is the third person from the Tri-Cities to win a top prize playing a Washington's Lottery Scratch game since June.
(New) Early Grape Harvest
It's been a hot summer...and all of that heat has sped the grape harvesting process along. Some grape growers say they will start harvesting as early as next week.
(New) People with special needs take part in Rascal Rodeo
KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The Rascal Rodeo took place in Kennewick today. Ranch and Home hosted the event for people with special needs.

People with disabilities had the chance to ride horses, rope steer, and even straddle 55-gallon barrels that look like bulls.

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Entertainment NFL, rapper MIA reach Super Bowl settlement (New) NFL, rapper MIA reach Super Bowl settlement
An attorney for M.I.A. says his client and the NFL have reached a settlement ending their multimillion dollar dispute over the Sri Lankan rapper's flash of the middle finger during her 2012 Super Bowl halftime performance with Madonna.
Entertainment Accuser of 'X-Men' director seeks case dismissal Accuser of 'X-Men' director seeks case dismissal
A former child model accusing "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii said he wants to dismiss the lawsuit - not because it lacks merit but because he can't find a new attorney to represent him.

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Sports Seahawks' Schofield out to prove himself
Seattle Seahawks defensive end O'Brien Schofield is more determined than ever to prove himself after what he calls a "crazy" offseason.

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Home How safe are portable fair rides? How safe are portable fair rides? (Video)
It's a beautiful evening at the Benton Franklin Fair and Rodeo but some people say they wouldn't set foot on the rides. They question just how safe it is to ride a ferris wheel that's here today and gone next week. KEPR looked into safety inspections on these portable rides.

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Consumer McDonald's confronts its junk food image McDonald's confronts its junk food image
McDonald's has launched a campaign to shake its reputation for serving cheap, unhealthy food. At a time when Americans are playing closer attention to what they eat, the company is trying to sway public opinion.

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Technology

Technology Gadget Watch: Get ready for the thermal selfie
Tired of the selfie? Get ready for the "thermie," or as I like to call it, the "hottie." That's when you take a picture of the heat emanating from your body, using an infrared camera that attaches to the back of your iPhone. It sounds unlikely, but it's coming.
Technology Music site SoundCloud to start paying artists
SoundCloud said Thursday that it will start paying artists and record companies whose music is played on the popular streaming site, a move that will bring it in line with competitors such as YouTube and Spotify.
Technology No photos: Parents opt to keep babies off Facebook
At a time when just about everyone and their mother is intent on publicizing the newest generation's early years on social media sites, an increasing number of parents are bucking the trend by consciously keeping their children's photos off the Internet.

Health

Health Camps take cystic fibrosis patients surfing
For three of Rob and Paulette Montelone's five kids, spending the summer surfing is more than just a fun activity. It could also extend their lives.
Health Have insurers found new ways to avoid the sick?
Ending insurance discrimination against the sick was a central goal of the nation's health care overhaul, but leading patient groups say that promise is being undermined by new barriers from insurers.
Health Study questions need for most people to cut salt
A large international study questions the conventional wisdom that most people should cut back on salt, suggesting that the amount most folks consume is OK for heart health - and too little may be as bad as too much. The findings came under immediate attack by other scientists.

Business

Business McDonald's names new US president again
McDonald's named a new president for its struggling U.S. division on Friday, marking the second change in the high-profile spot in less than two years.
Business Yellen: Job market makes Fed hesitant on rate hike
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the Great Recession complicated the Fed's ability to assess the U.S. job market and made it harder to determine when to adjust interest rates.

Consumer

Consumer Shuck-free corn on the cob: Does it work? (Video)
It's not the worst food prep task to get stuck with- but there's nothing fun about shucking fresh ears of corn- especially when it comes to getting all that corn silk off the cob. And of course none of us likes the thought of a giant pot of boiling water in the kitchen on a hot summer day. So I was intrigued by websites claiming to have a solution.