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Local List of Easter and spring events (New) List of Easter and spring events
Easter and spring celebrations come to the Tri-Cities for the Easter holiday. Check out the list of events happening in and around town.
Local Kennewick and Richland home burglaries tied to suspects Kennewick and Richland home burglaries tied to suspects
A recent string of burglaries that started at the end of 2014 and continued into this year have been solved. The M.O. on these burglaries was cutting screens and opening windows and/or breaking and forcing window.

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Local (New) List of Easter and spring events
Easter and spring celebrations come to the Tri-Cities for the Easter holiday. Check out the list of events happening in and around town.
Local Kennewick and Richland home burglaries tied to suspects
A recent string of burglaries that started at the end of 2014 and continued into this year have been solved. The M.O. on these burglaries was cutting screens and opening windows and/or breaking and forcing window.
Local (New) State Senate Republicans release 'no new taxes' budget
Washington Senate Republicans on Tuesday released a two-year state budget proposal that doesn't include any new taxes, mostly relying instead on existing revenue, fund transfers and earmarking tax income from recreational marijuana sales for education.

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they were grazing in the field by our house, when we saw them, they let us get so close, we were surprised, i did use my zoom very little..

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Local Over 300 sign up to speak against teacher evaluation bill
More than 300 people signed up to testify at a House Education Committee hearing on a bill that would require school districts to consider student test scores as a factor in teacher evaluations.
Local Governor Inslee: No state-funded travel to Indiana (Video)
Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee says he is imposing an administration-wide ban on state-funded travel to Indiana after the passage of a new law that critics say has the potential to discriminate against gays and lesbians and others based on religious beliefs.

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Sports Falcons fined, lose draft pick for pumping in fake noise
The NFL has fined the Atlanta Falcons, stripped the organization of a draft pick and suspended team president Rich McKay from the league's Competition Committee beginning April 1 following the team's use of fake noise at home games.

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National & World (New) Obama commutes sentences of 22 people in federal prison
President Barack Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentences of nearly two dozen drug convicts, including eight serving life in prison, in an act the White House said continues Obama's push to make the justice system fairer by reducing harsh sentences that were handed down under outdated guidelines.
National & World (New) No nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadline
With stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a self-imposed deadline and into overtime as negotiators renewed efforts to hammer out the outline of an agreement.

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Consumer Some popular plants are toxic to pets Some popular plants are toxic to pets
Think about your pets as you do your springtime gardening and get the yard back in shape. The ASPCA reminds pet parents to be wary of some popular, but poisonous plants.

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Technology Internet outages reveal gaps in U.S. broadband infrastructure
Because Internet service is largely unregulated by the federal government and the states, decisions about network reliability are left to the service providers. Industry analysts say these companies generally do not build alternative routes, or redundancies.

Health

Health CDC: Uninsured drop by 11 million since Obamacare
The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul five years ago, according to a pair of reports Tuesday from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Health UK, drugmakers establish $100 million Alzheimer's fund
Major drugmakers, the British government and a top Alzheimer's research charity are pooling more than $100 million to create a global fund to accelerate efforts to find a treatment or even a cure for the mind-robbing disease within a decade.
Health UN: Limit use of personal audio players to 1 hour a day
People who use personal audio players should consider limiting their use to one hour a day and turn down the volume to prevent permanent hearing loss, the World Health Organization said Friday.

Business

Business Fast-food labor organizers plan actions for April 15
Fast-food labor organizers say they're expanding the scope of their campaign for $15 an hour and unionization, this time with a day of actions including other low-wage workers and demonstrations on college campuses.

Consumer

Consumer Rental scams on the rise (Video)
If you're looking online for vacation rentals or even a place to live, be sure to proceed with caution. Rental scammers are hitting virtually all the rental housing websites. Make the wrong move online and bogus landlords will con you out of hundreds, even thousands of dollars that you'll never get back.
Consumer Fix those leaks and save $$$$
Household leaks – from dripping faucets, loose showerheads and faulty toilets – are quite common. And they can be very costly.