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Local M hotel gets cleaned! M hotel gets cleaned! (Video)
KEPR is always Taking Action for You. Just yesterday, we reported a code enforcement case was opened against the abandoned M Hotel in Richland. And today, crews were out there cleaning it up.

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Local (New) Hole in the Wall indoor shooting range (Video)
KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The newest member of our action news team, Jordan Wilkerson, joins Abby at Hole in the Wall in Kennewick. There, the two talk gun safety, preview upcoming classes, and practice shooting.
Local M hotel gets cleaned! (Video)
KEPR is always Taking Action for You. Just yesterday, we reported a code enforcement case was opened against the abandoned M Hotel in Richland. And today, crews were out there cleaning it up.

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Local 17 car prowls in West Richland (Video)
The KEPR Crime Tracker found a hot spot of car break-ins. 17 cars were hit in the same area of West Richland. KEPR found a common denominator between the break-ins and has the latest on the police department's search for a suspect.

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Sports Goodell defends NFL's 2-game suspension of Rice
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell defended the league on Friday against criticism that it was too lenient in suspending Ray Rice two games for his "horrible mistake."

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National & World (New) 2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help
Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison terms.

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Consumer Collapsible plastic flower vases: Do they work? Collapsible plastic flower vases: Do they work? (Video)
Fresh cut flowers add color and beauty to your surroundings but unless you're buying flowers to take home where you have vases- finding the proper container to place your petals can pose a thorny challenge. Collapsible, plastic, reusable vases are supposed to solve that problem. They look like flat plastic cut-outs and are about the thickness of a sheet of construction paper. How well do they hold up? How much can they hold? And what are they made of?

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Technology Samsung earns $6.1 billion, shares plunge
Samsung earned $6.1 billion last quarter but investors were dissatisfied, sending its share price down 4 percent. The panoply of numbers in its earnings report for the April-June quarter show why.
Technology Review: 3Doodler is fun but quirky '3-D pen'
- 3-D printing is all the rage. You can hit a button on your computer, which sends a file to a printer, which produces a small 3-D object out of plastic. It's a cool technology, but it's not exactly a hands-on way to make things.
Technology Twitter's 2nd quarter results soar, stock flies high
The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.

Health

Health American doctor in Africa gets treatment for Ebola
An American doctor infected with the deadly Ebola disease received intensive treatment Sunday in West Africa and was in stable condition, talking to his medical team and working on his computer, a spokeswoman for an aid group said.
Health FBI issues warning about air conditioner coolant
As the U.S. tries to phase out a polluting refrigerant that is used in millions of air conditioners across the country, unapproved coolant is popping up on the market - with potentially dangerous consequences.

Business

Business U.S. job growth eases but tops 200,000 for a 6th month
U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the 5-year-old recovery.
Business Construction spending falls 1.8 percent in June
U.S. construction spending fell in June by the largest amount in more than three years as housing, non-residential construction and government spending all weakened.

Consumer

Consumer Do-it-yourself Greek Yogurt (Video)
Greek yogurt has more protein that regular yogurt, but the benefits of that extra protein can easily be outweighed by all the sugars in many Greek yogurt brands