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Local Record year for employment in Tri-Cities (New) Record year for employment in Tri-Cities (Video)
If you don't have a job, experts say you shouldn't be too worried. 2014 was a record year for the amount of people employed in the Tri-Cities. And 2015 is on pace to do even better. KEPR found out what industries are considered the "hot spots" for jobs.

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Local (New) Record year for employment in Tri-Cities (Video)
If you don't have a job, experts say you shouldn't be too worried. 2014 was a record year for the amount of people employed in the Tri-Cities. And 2015 is on pace to do even better. KEPR found out what industries are considered the "hot spots" for jobs.

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Sports Will Mayweather-Pacquiao fight live up to hype?
It's the richest fight ever, with staggering paydays and ticket prices to match. For one night, at least, boxing will be back center stage, with the world waiting to see what unfolds.

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National & World (New) Obama administration approves first ferry service to Cuba
The Obama administration approved the first ferry service in decades between the United States and Cuba on Tuesday, potentially opening a new path for the hundreds of thousands of people and hundreds of millions of dollars in goods that travel between Florida and Havana each year.

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Consumer Gel manicures- DIY vs salon Gel manicures- DIY vs salon
Traditional nail polish is rapidly being replaced by high-gloss, longer lasting gel formulas. Gel manicures are popular because they can last as long as 3 weeks. The polish is hardened onto the nail with ultra violet light. But gel polish at the salon is pricey- ranging from $25 - $35. So more and more manufacturers are offering gel polishes you can buy at the store. They give you the same high gloss finish for a fraction of the cost- without the ultra violet exposure you get at the salon.

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Technology Googling on mobile devices surpasses PCs in U.S. for 1st time
Google's influential search engine has hit a tipping point in technology's shift to smartphones. More search requests are now being made on mobile devices than on personal computers in the U.S. and many other parts of the world.
Technology High-tech sensors help kids keep eye on aging parents
Each time 81-year-old Bill Dworsky or his 80-year-old wife Dorothy opens the refrigerator, closes the bathroom door or lifts the lid on a pill container, tiny sensors in their San Francisco home make notes on a digital logbook.
Technology Comcast now has more Internet than cable customers
Just before its $45 billion deal with Time Warner Cable collapsed over regulators' fears about a giant cable company's control over the Web, Comcast was racking up more Internet customers.

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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 Growth in U.S. service economy picked up speed last month
U.S. service firms' growth accelerated in April, fueled by more orders, rising sales and an uptick in hiring. The figures provide solid evidence that the economy is recovering from its first-quarter stumble.
Business U.S. trade deficit jumps to 6-year high of $51.4 billion
The U.S. trade deficit in March swelled to the highest level in more than six years, propelled by a flood of imports that may have sapped the U.S. economy of any growth in the first quarter.
Business Europe raises economic forecast despite bleak Greek outlook
The European Union has nudged up its forecast for economic growth across the 19-country eurozone despite a much gloomier outlook for Greece, which is struggling to get its hands on vital bailout cash it needs to pay off debts.

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Consumer Do you really want a gasoline credit card?
Do you have a gasoline credit card in your wallet? Millions of people use them to earn cash back when they fill up. But a new study finds that the rewards you get may not be as good as you could get from other rewards cards.
Consumer Consumer Reports: Getting your free flights (Video)
Americans have earned billions of frequent-flyer miles, but they often face hurdles when they try to redeem them for free travel. Consumer Reports did some research to find the best ways to get airlines to give you the trips you've earned.
Consumer Safety agency seeks ideas on getting more recall fixes done
Frustrated that cars recalled for serious safety defects aren't getting fixed quickly enough, the nation's auto safety chief will host a gathering of automakers Tuesday to search for solutions.