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Local Get paid for leftover Halloween candy! Get paid for leftover Halloween candy!
Get paid for your left over Halloween Candy. Several area dentistries participate in the annual Halloween Candy Buy Back program.

News

(New) Richland cracks down on code enforcement
Overgrown weeds and broken down cars are being tackled more aggressively in Richland than in recent years. The number of citations written is almost double what was given last year.
Local Get paid for leftover Halloween candy!
Get paid for your left over Halloween Candy. Several area dentistries participate in the annual Halloween Candy Buy Back program.
Local Want free braces?
Jade Orthodontics is looking to give back to a family in need.

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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

Entertainment Tiny Harris defends implants to change eye color Tiny Harris defends implants to change eye color
Reality TV star Tameka "Tiny" Harris, the wife of rapper T.I., has the attention of skeptical eye doctors and social media haters over a procedure she underwent to permanently lighten the color of her eyes.

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Local M Hotel is set to reopen
A closed hotel in north Richland is set to reopen again. The M Hotel on George Washington Way is getting a new name and new owners.

Sports

Sports Seahawks expected to start Coyle at LB
Undrafted rookie Brock Coyle is expected to start at middle linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks this week against Oakland.

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Home The future of food trucks in Richland The future of food trucks in Richland (Video)
It seems to be the new thing around town. Food trucks have been popping up everywhere, especially in Richland. We told you about a fourth one added to John Dam Plaza last week. So we wanted to know, are the trucks here to stay? KEPR found out what the rules are and if your new favorite food truck will last.

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Consumer

Consumer Catch Caddy: Does it work? Catch Caddy: Does it work? (Video)
Promoters of the Catch Caddy tout an ultra-flexible, one-size-fits-all design that fits between the front seats and console of most cars. It resembles a large, open, plastic envelope-style clutch bag without the flap.

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Technology

Technology Pirate Bay founder jailed for hacking Danish data
A Danish court on Friday sentenced the Swedish founder of file-sharing site The Pirate Bay to 3½ years in prison after he was found guilty of hacking into a private company handling sensitive information for Danish authorities.
Technology WhatsApp founders own nearly $9 billion in Facebook stock
WhatsApp founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton received 116 million shares of Facebook stock currently worth nearly $9 billion when they sold their unprofitable messaging service to the social networking leader earlier this month.
Technology Microsoft unveils fitness gadget, health tracking
Microsoft is releasing a $199 fitness band that also checks your email and even pays for coffee as the software company seeks to challenge Apple and others in the still-infant market for wearable devices.

Health

Health New home test shakes up colon cancer screening
Starting Monday, millions of people who have avoided colon cancer screening can get a new home test that's noninvasive and doesn't require the icky preparation most other methods do.
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.

Business

Business U.S. consumer spending down 0.2 percent in September
U.S. consumer cut spending in September for the first time in eight months, as incomes grew at the slowest pace this year. The figures underscore nagging economic soft spots that are expected to ease in the coming months.

Consumer

Consumer Think Halloween safety for your pets
Halloween is right around the corner. It's a fun holiday, but often stressful for the family pets. That's why so many dogs and cats run away from home on Halloween.
Consumer My Fun Fish Tank: Does it work? (Video)
My Fun Fish tank is billed as "The kid-friendly aquarium that cleans itself like magic!" Adding clean water to the tank automatically siphons water up through a plastic tube that extends from the bottom of the tank out a spout near the top. Dirt collected on the bottom is removed as the fresh water pours in. As the commercial puts it- "The tank is always crystal clear!"
Consumer How to talk to your auto mechanic
Even the best auto mechanic isn't clairvoyant. So when you drop off you vehicle, it's important to give the shop as much information as possible about the problem.

Mark Salem, an ASE Certified Master Technician, explains the right way and the wrong way to do it.
Consumer FTC seeks public comment on telemarketing loophole (Video)
Thanks to a legal loophole in the telemarketing rules, some marketers are using a backdoor approach to get you on the phone and deceive you. They're getting your attention with advertising on TV and radio, placing ads in the newspaper, and inviting you to call or click when you're online.