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Home Tagging incidents aren't slowing down (New) Tagging incidents aren't slowing down (Video)
You don't have to look very hard to find graffiti somewhere in the Tri-Cities. In fact, the numbers show it's happening even more frequently than usual. KEPR pulled the numbers and found out what police are doing to prevent tagging from occurring on one of the most troublesome nights of the year - Halloween.
Kids Aviation Day Kids Aviation Day (Video)
The Mid-Columbia Ninety-Nines and Bergstrom aircraft hosted the event where kids got to learn basic flying instructions.
McMurray Park Cleanup McMurray Park Cleanup (Video)
Richland Rehabilitation and McMurray Park Apartments joined with the public to clean up McMurray Park today.
Citizenship Day Citizenship Day (Video)
Across the state... Between 180 and 200 thousand people are eligible to apply for citizenship.. But only about ten percent of those people become citizens each year.

News

Home (New) Tagging incidents aren't slowing down (Video)
You don't have to look very hard to find graffiti somewhere in the Tri-Cities. In fact, the numbers show it's happening even more frequently than usual. KEPR pulled the numbers and found out what police are doing to prevent tagging from occurring on one of the most troublesome nights of the year - Halloween.
Kids Aviation Day (Video)
The Mid-Columbia Ninety-Nines and Bergstrom aircraft hosted the event where kids got to learn basic flying instructions.
McMurray Park Cleanup (Video)
Richland Rehabilitation and McMurray Park Apartments joined with the public to clean up McMurray Park today.
Citizenship Day (Video)
Across the state... Between 180 and 200 thousand people are eligible to apply for citizenship.. But only about ten percent of those people become citizens each year.
Local KEPR's Friday Freebies
Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Check out KEPR's list of Friday Freebies.

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YouNews Forte  Studios Ribbon Cutting Forte Studios Ribbon Cutting
Grand Opening for Forte Studios in Kennewick WA. A Studio for Photographers to have access to a fully stocked photo studio without the cost of owing their own studio. Great for amateur and professionals looking for a great place to produce some great photos.

Entertainment

Offbeat

Offbeat Drunk woman arrested, mistook jail for bar Drunk woman arrested, mistook jail for bar
One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them apart and ended up in a southwestern Michigan jail cell.

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Local & Regional

Local Sex offender agrees he's a predator
Just as a trial began, it ended, when a convicted sex offender agreed to be committed indefinitely despite having served his sentence.

Sports

Sports Royals dependent on 3-headed bullpen monster Royals dependent on 3-headed bullpen monster
Buck Showalter knew he was in trouble when the seventh inning rolled around and his Orioles were trailing the Kansas City Royals in Game 4 of the AL Championship Series.
Sports Report: Seahawks tried to deal Harvin to Broncos
Seattle Seahawks general manger John Schneider and head coach Pete Carroll apparently wanted more - much more - in return for wide receiver Percy Harvin than the conditional draft pick they received from the New York Jets on Friday.
Sports Troopers called as school football game turns ugly
A melee erupted on the sideline of a high school football game on Saturday, with the visiting team's coach accusing a home team assistant coach of choking a player, bringing the game to an early end. State police were called to ensure order as the teams and fans left the field.
Sports Seahawks place Cassius Marsh on injured reserve
The Seattle Seahawks placed defensive end Cassius Marsh on injured reserve Saturday and signed tight end RaShaun Allen and safety Steven Terrell from the practice squad to the 53-man roster.

Around the World

National & World CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team
Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed.
National & World Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on
President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm campaign season. But there was one topic he could not push aside - Ebola.

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Will It Work

Will It Work? Will it Work? The HD Pianist Will it Work? The HD Pianist (Video)
Click on the video tab to watch as Storm Tracker Jay Frank prepares for a cameo role in ACT's production of "Annie" with the help of an app called "HD Pianist."

Consumer

Jumpstart with Jordan

Technology

Technology Facebook unfriends federal drug agency
Facebook wants assurances from the Drug Enforcement Administration that it's not operating any more fake profile pages as part of ongoing investigations.

Health

Health New military medical team to help with Ebola in US
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the military to prepare and train a 30-member medical support team that could provide short-term help to civilian health professionals if there are more Ebola cases in the United States.
Health Officials fear Ebola's on AIDS path; some disagree
Comparisons between the two deadly diseases surfaced in the last few months as the Ebola outbreak escalated. Both emerged from Africa and erupted into an international health crisis. And both have been a shocking reminder that mankind's battle against infectious diseases can take a sudden, terrible turn for the worse.
Health Gay-rights group backs use of HIV-prevention pill
The largest U.S. gay-rights organization Saturday endorsed efforts to promote the use of a once-a-day pill to prevent HIV infection and called on insurers to provide more generous coverage of the drug.
Health Federal officials cast doubt on Ebola travel ban
Top government health officials said Sunday that they are opposed to placing a ban on travelers from Ebola-infected countries, warning that shutting down borders could impede efforts by aid workers to stop the spread of the deadly virus.

Business

Business Market turmoil: A gift for mortgage refinancers?
The opportunity emerged from the tumult that seized financial markets and sent stock prices and bond yields tumbling. Rates on long-term mortgages tend to track the 10-year Treasury yield, which fell below 2 percent for the first time since May 2013.
Business What's been happening in markets this month
On Sept. 18, the U.S. stock market reached a record high after a mostly uneventful summer. Long-term interest rates headed higher, a sign that investors expected steady U.S. growth. A widely watched measure of volatility in the U.S. stock market was near its lowest level of the year, and European markets were heading higher after a nasty downturn over the summer. The price of crude oil was declining, but nothing like the sudden plunges that would come weeks later.
Business What's next after wild week for stocks?
Temperamental, flighty, prone to violent mood swings, the market took investors on a wild ride this week. From one day to the next, even within a few hours, stocks swung from despair to optimism, deep losses to big gains.
Business General Motors' legal chief to retire next year
General Motors' chief lawyer Michael Millikin, who withstood withering criticism from lawmakers for his department's handling of an ignition switch recall, is retiring early next year.

Consumer

Consumer Should you pay for college with a credit card?
These days, many families are forced to get creative in order to pay the staggering cost of college. Some now charge it. That's right; they use a credit card to cover some of the tuition.
Consumer Should you have a prepaid debit card in your wallet?
Prepaid debit cards are growing in popularity. They're not just for people with no credit or bad credit anymore. They've become an alternative to checking accounts for people who are tired of bank fees.
Consumer Consumer Reports: What GMO labeling you can trust (Video)
Consumer Reports looks at the issue of labeling food that contain GMOs, also known as genetically modified organisms. Some food packages have labels that indicate they don't contain GMOs. The staff at Consumer Reports examined how trustworthy these labels are.