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Local Triple Homicide: Three wanted men on the run Triple Homicide: Three wanted men on the run (Video)
A big new update in the triple homicide out of Benton County. Deputies announced the names of three people who may be connected to the crime. It's likely they've left the area, and possibly fled the country. This, as the families of three victims are still grieving.

News

Local Triple Homicide: Three wanted men on the run (Video)
A big new update in the triple homicide out of Benton County. Deputies announced the names of three people who may be connected to the crime. It's likely they've left the area, and possibly fled the country. This, as the families of three victims are still grieving.
Local Three wanted in triple homicide
Benton County Sheriff’s Office has identified the following three subjects as persons of interest in the August 9th triple homicides in south Benton County.
Local Demand for special needs teachers higher than ever (Video)
The start of school required the hire of hundreds of new employees to fill all the open positions across local districts. Enrollment numbers aren't official just yet, but schools are expected to have even more kids than last year. KEPR learned special needs programs are in even higher demand than ever.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Diane Sawyer exits as ABC evening anchor Diane Sawyer exits as ABC evening anchor
Diane Sawyer signed off as anchor of ABC's "World News" on Wednesday, telling viewers that it has been wonderful to be the "home port" of the network's news team each weeknight.

Offbeat

Offbeat Laid-back Colo. burg to become Bud Lite's 'Whatever' town Laid-back Colo. burg to become Bud Lite's 'Whatever' town
Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte are not up for "Whatever" - a secretive Bud Lite plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an online and television ad campaign.
Offbeat Soggy start: Burning Man crews stuck at Wal-Mart Soggy start: Burning Man crews stuck at Wal-Mart (Photo Gallery)
Ah, Burning Man, the annual weeklong rave that draws thousands of free-thinkers to a remote spot in the Nevada desert. It's a festival so remote and bizarre that the only limit to free expression is imagination ... except when it rains.

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Local & Regional

Local Open house to help Hanford workers file medical claims (Video)
The U.S. Department of Labor will host an open house on Tuesday, Aug. 26, in Richland, Washington, and two town hall meetings on Wednesday, Aug. 27, in Spokane, Washington, to notify current and former nuclear weapons employees who worked at two covered facilities in Richland about the benefits available to them under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act.

Sports

Sports Odor slam leads Rangers over Mariners 12-4 Odor slam leads Rangers over Mariners 12-4
Rougned Odor hit a third-inning grand slam to back Colby Lewis, and the last-place Texas Rangers beat Seattle 12-4 Wednesday to take two of three from the Mariners.
Sports USC's Shaw admits to lying about injuries, rescue
Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw has admitted to lying to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.
Sports NFL takes away 2 minicamp practices from Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks will forfeit two days of on-field minicamp practices next offseason after being penalized by the league for excessive physical contact during their 2014 minicamp.

Around the World

National & World 'Cops' crew member killed in Omaha police shooting 'Cops' crew member killed in Omaha police shooting
Police who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha struck and killed a crew member with the "Cops" television show and the suspect, who was carrying a pellet gun, authorities said Wednesday.
National & World Deadly shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns
All right, full auto," the firing-range instructor tells a 9-year-old girl. She braces the Uzi submachine gun and opens fire at a black-silhouette target. But the recoil wrenches the fully automatic weapon upward, and the instructor is shot in the head and killed.

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Home New safety upgrades on our buses New safety upgrades on our buses (Video)
It may not be Labor Day, but summer is officially over for students. Most Tri-Cities kids go back to school tomorrow. And the districts have been working down to the wire to improve safety on school buses.

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Consumer

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 Twitch turns video games into spectator sport
Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man." And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others master games like "Street Fighter II" and "Super Mario Bros."
Technology Study: Social media users shy away from opinions
People on Facebook and Twitter say they are less likely to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center.

Health

Health Study: House calls for frail elders bring savings
Ten or 12 times a year, Beatrice Adams' daughter would race her frail mother to the emergency room for high blood pressure or pain from a list of chronic illnesses.
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.

Business

Business U.S. economy forecast to grow by 1.5 percent in 2014
The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, undermined by a poor performance during the first three months of the year.
Business Low-budget Ryanair launches business-class
European budget carrier Ryanair is offering business-class tickets in an attempt to woo companies and governments during penny-pinching times.
Business Malaysia Airlines set for shakeup after disasters
Malaysia is preparing to unveil the latest overhaul of its beleaguered state-owned airline, which is reeling from twin disasters months apart that killed hundreds of passengers.

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.