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Police respond to a domestic dispute  involving a hand gun Police respond to a domestic dispute involving a hand gun
Pasco Police responded to a domestic dispute in a mobile home on Bonneville Street around 3:50 p.m. today. They were alerted that fifty year old Simon Salinas threatened his nephew with a handgun.
Home Former gang members removing tattoos for free Former gang members removing tattoos for free (Video)
Former gang members are getting their tattoos removed for free. The goal is to change their appearance and better their lives. The unique program is underway in Walla Walla. KEPR was there as a former gang banger attended his tenth session to remove tattoos.

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Police respond to a domestic dispute involving a hand gun
Pasco Police responded to a domestic dispute in a mobile home on Bonneville Street around 3:50 p.m. today. They were alerted that fifty year old Simon Salinas threatened his nephew with a handgun.
Home Former gang members removing tattoos for free (Video)
Former gang members are getting their tattoos removed for free. The goal is to change their appearance and better their lives. The unique program is underway in Walla Walla. KEPR was there as a former gang banger attended his tenth session to remove tattoos.
Local Free cancer screenings
Tri-Cities Cancer Center (TCCC) and Trios Health will offer a free breast and cervical cancer screening clinic.
Local Dust Devils Super Fan (Video)
Fans who come in all shapes and sizes, there are some who see baseball as a hobby, others an obsession. But there is one Dust Devils fan who uses it as medicine.

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Entertainment Family: Joan Rivers on life support Family: Joan Rivers on life support
Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.

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Local 19 surgeries later, little burn victim has a new thumb 19 surgeries later, little burn victim has a new thumb (Video)
KEPR is continuing to follow the progress of a little Kennewick girl who almost burned herself to death two years ago. 6-year old Jadin Filla was playing with a lighter and a piece of paper on July 4th, 2012. A mishap had her engulfed in flames. Jadin let out a blaring scream, and was found by her older sister. KEPR caught up with Jadin and her family as she's recovering from her 19th surgery; another painful step to improving the little girl's quality of life.
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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Sports Paxton takes shutout into 8th, Mariners stop A's (New) Paxton takes shutout into 8th, Mariners stop A's
James Paxton pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the Seattle Mariners held off a late rally by Oakland for a 6-5 win Tuesday night, handing the Athletics their fifth loss in six games.
Sports Sometimes even Richard Sherman needs an escape
The places and ways to escape were simpler not that long ago. When Richard Sherman could go unrecognized in public. When his dreadlocks might bring a curious glance and be forgotten just as quickly.
Sports NFL suspends Irsay 6 games, fines him $500,000
The NFL suspended Jim Irsay for the first six games of the season and fined him $500,000 for violating its personal conduct policy, coming down hard on the Indianapolis Colts owner Tuesday just hours after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor stemming from an embarrassing March traffic stop.

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National & World 9-year-old girl said Uzi was too much for her 9-year-old girl said Uzi was too much for her
A 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an instructor with an Uzi at an Arizona shooting range said immediately after the shooting that she felt the gun was too much for her and had hurt her shoulder, according to police reports released Tuesday.
National & World 350 more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad
The U.S. is adding 350 more troops to help protect the American Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities in the capital, raising the number of U.S. forces in the country to over 1,000, officials said Tuesday.
National & World Nicaragua calls off search for 4 missing miners
Nicaragua's government said Tuesday it has called off a search for as many as seven missing miners because cave-ins made the effort too dangerous to continue, and hopes have faded that anyone could be found alive after five days.

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Technology Netflix unveils new way to share recommendations
Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends after realizing most people don't want to share their viewing habits with large audiences.
Technology Sony wooing Japanese to PS4 with Dragon Quest
ony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console that went on sale in November in the U.S. and Europe, but didn't arrive at stores here until February.
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.

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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 US construction spending up 1.8 percent in July
U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of construction showed gains in an encouraging sign that spending on building projects will help boost the economy in the second half of this year.
Business US home prices rose at slower pace in July
U.S. home prices rose in July but at a slower rate compared with earlier this year. The moderating price increases could help support sales.

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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.