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Local Dust Storm: Keep driving slowly or pull over? Dust Storm: Keep driving slowly or pull over? (Video)
Everyone's still talking about the crazy dust storm yesterday that left over 50 cars in a pile up and dozens of injuries. Many of you commented our Facebook page with your opinions on the best way to handle a storm like this if you get caught in one. KEPR talked with a Washington State Patrol Trooper who was one of the primary responders yesterday about what you should do.

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Local Dust Storm: Keep driving slowly or pull over? (Video)
Everyone's still talking about the crazy dust storm yesterday that left over 50 cars in a pile up and dozens of injuries. Many of you commented our Facebook page with your opinions on the best way to handle a storm like this if you get caught in one. KEPR talked with a Washington State Patrol Trooper who was one of the primary responders yesterday about what you should do.
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Local School district pickup procedures (Video)
A missing child at a Richland elementary school touched off another concern about young kids being released from classes without a parent around. A Richland mother told KEPR her first grader was able to wander off campus, and walk half a mile in the wrong direction before she was found and the school wasn't at fault.

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Local Missing kindergartener found in classroom (Video)
Kindergartner Antonio Aguilar was dropped off at Sacajawea Elementary around eight this morning, but by nine, he was missing.

It's just the kind of thing that will shake a parent up, especially within the first days of school.

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Sports Seahawks waive Terrelle Pryor
The Seattle Seahawks began trimming their roster on Friday to get to the NFL-mandated limit of 53 players by waiving quarterback Terrelle Pryor, per multiple reports.

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National & World US trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents' (Photo Gallery)
Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S. government in the early Cold War years recruited and trained fishermen, bush pilots, trappers and other private citizens across Alaska for a covert network to feed wartime intelligence to the military, newly declassified Air Force and FBI documents show.

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Technology 'Halo' makers shed light on live-action series (Photo Gallery)
The overseers of the popular franchise at 343 Industries announced Saturday at the PAX Prime gaming convention that the upcoming live-action "Halo" series would take place on a surviving fragment of the Alpha Ring, the intergalactic locale from the original "Halo: Combat Evolved" sci-fi shooter.
Technology Cleveland welcomes growing field of server farms
Northeast Ohio is hardly ready to usurp Silicon Valley as a high-tech mecca, but a growing number of data centers are choosing to locate in and around Cleveland to take advantage of cheap power, an abundance of fiber-optic cable and one of the safest environments in the country for storing digital information.
Technology Ecuador heralds digital currency plans
Ecuador is planning to create the world's first government-issued digital currency, which some analysts believe could be a first step toward abandoning the country's existing currency, the U.S. dollar, which the government cannot control.
Technology Nintendo launching 'amiibo' with 12 characters
Nintendo announced Friday that 12 characters will initially be part of its upcoming toy-game franchise set for release later this year. In addition to the "Pokemon" and "Legend of Zelda" leading men, the starting line-up will include Mario, Princess Peach, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Samus Aran, Kirby, Fox McCloud, Marth, the "Wii Fit" Trainer and the Villager from "Animal Crossing."

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Health Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov
If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring.
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.

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Business Time to ditch rising stocks, or stick with them?
The market has nearly tripled in a little over five years, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 for the first time on Tuesday. With each record, the temptation grows to take your winnings and flee.
Business Stock market edges higher in afternoon trading
U.S. financial markets inched higher in light trading Friday afternoon, recouping small losses from earlier in the day. Investors weighed reports that gave a mixed picture of the U.S. economy and better-than-expected company earnings
Business Japan stocks lead Asian declines after weak data
Tokyo stocks led declines in most Asian markets on Friday after Japanese economic data showed that the region's second biggest economy is struggling to recover from a sales tax hike.

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Consumer 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.