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Home Inside Richland's nuclear energy facility Inside Richland's nuclear energy facility
Our local nuclear plant is in the midst of a planned outage for maintenance and refueling. Media were welcomed on a tour of the facility, giving us a closer look inside operations and how the plant remains secure amidst natural and man-made threats.

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Home Inside Richland's nuclear energy facility
Our local nuclear plant is in the midst of a planned outage for maintenance and refueling. Media were welcomed on a tour of the facility, giving us a closer look inside operations and how the plant remains secure amidst natural and man-made threats.
Pasco waiting on state to lower fluoride levels
PASCO, Wash -- The federal government believes there should be lower levels of fluoride in tap water. Pasco is the only spot in the Tri-Cities that adds fluoride to its drinking water, but it's not rushing to lower the amount.
When in doubt, sit them out (Video)
It can be called a ding or even getting your bell rung, but concussions can be more serious than what we're used to thinking. Doctors are trying to change the term to be synonymous with brain injury, because that's exactly what it is.

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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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Offbeat Large stuffed tiger atop SUV generates 911 call Large stuffed tiger atop SUV generates 911 call
OK, it is a stuffed tiger - but it's a very large stuffed tiger. And the sight of it lashed to the top of an SUV cruising around a southwest Washington lake was enough to generate a 911 call from someone who apparently thought it was real.

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Sports Former players: NFL teams 'conspired' to push painkillers Former players: NFL teams 'conspired' to push painkillers
Hundreds of former players have filed a lawsuit claiming all 32 NFL teams obtained and provided painkillers to players - often illegally - as part of a decades-long conspiracy to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health.

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Consumer Do robocall blockers really block the calls? Do robocall blockers really block the calls?
Fed up with annoying robocalls- a local man just joined a nationwide brigade aimed at fighting back. When Consumers Union asked for volunteers to test different robocall blocking devices on the market, he jumped at the opportunity.

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Technology FAA unveils next-generation message system to reduce delays
A system that replaces verbal communication between pilots and air traffic controllers with computerized messages was unveiled Thursday by federal aviation officials, who said the system will reduce delays during weather events and cut down on errors.

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Health Survey: Nearly 9 in 10 U.S. adults now have health insurance
Underlining a change across the nation, nearly 9 out of 10 adults now say they have health insurance, according to an extensive survey released Monday. As recently as 2013, slightly more than 8 out of 10 had coverage.
Health Study: Breast cancer overtreatment costs U.S. $4 billion a year
Sharpening a medical debate about the costs and benefits of cancer screening, a new report estimates that the U.S. spends $4 billion a year on unnecessary medical costs due to mammograms that generate false alarms, and on treatment of certain breast tumors unlikely to cause problems.
Health Tax refunds for many take hit or get bump from health law
As the April 15 tax deadline nears, people who got help paying for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law are seeing the direct effect on their refunds - hundreds of dollars, for better or worse.

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Business $100 billion Saudi built-from-scratch city to be ready by 2035
A $100 billion city-from-scratch in Saudi Arabia is to be completed by 2035 and will serve as the main logistics and manufacturing hub for countries on the Red Sea, the world's "largest new emerging market," said the CEO of the company in charge of the mega-project.
Business Tobacco firms get partial win over claims on smoking effects
America's largest tobacco companies must inform consumers that cigarettes were designed to increase addiction, but not that they lied to the public about the dangers of smoking, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday.

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Consumer Bulging batteries in RCA tablets (Video)
If you have an RCA 7 inch tablet that was purchased last year- keep an eye on the internal lithium battery. There are reports of the battery suddenly puffing up like a pillow inside the case, putting children in harm's way.