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Missing kindergartener found in classroom (New) Missing kindergartener found in classroom
Kindergartner Antonio Aguilar was dropped off at Sacajawea Elementary around eight this morning, but by nine, he was missing.

It's just the kind of thing that will shake a parent up, especially within the first days of school.

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(New) Missing kindergartener found in classroom
Kindergartner Antonio Aguilar was dropped off at Sacajawea Elementary around eight this morning, but by nine, he was missing.

It's just the kind of thing that will shake a parent up, especially within the first days of school.
Local Triple Homicide: Three wanted men on the run (Video)
A big new update in the triple homicide out of Benton County. Deputies announced the names of three people who may be connected to the crime. It's likely they've left the area, and possibly fled the country. This, as the families of three victims are still grieving.

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Offbeat

Offbeat Laid-back Colo. burg to become Bud Lite's 'Whatever' town Laid-back Colo. burg to become Bud Lite's 'Whatever' town
Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte are not up for "Whatever" - a secretive Bud Lite plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an online and television ad campaign.

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Local & Regional

Local Three wanted in triple homicide
Benton County Sheriff’s Office has identified the following three subjects as persons of interest in the August 9th triple homicides in south Benton County.

Sports

Sports After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans
NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Sports Odor slam leads Rangers over Mariners 12-4
Rougned Odor hit a third-inning grand slam to back Colby Lewis, and the last-place Texas Rangers beat Seattle 12-4 Wednesday to take two of three from the Mariners.

Around the World

National & World Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution
An Oklahoma death row inmate who died following a problematic execution succumbed to the lethal drugs he was administered, not a heart attack, after the state's prisons chief halted efforts to kill him, an autopsy report released Thursday says.
National & World Phone call data may alter Malaysia jet search area
Just weeks before the hunt for the missing Malaysian airliner is set to resume, an Australian official said Thursday that the sprawling search area in the southern Indian Ocean may be extended farther south based on a new analysis of a failed attempt to call the plane by satellite phone.

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Home Demand for special needs teachers higher than ever Demand for special needs teachers higher than ever (Video)
The start of school required the hire of hundreds of new employees to fill all the open positions across local districts. Enrollment numbers aren't official just yet, but schools are expected to have even more kids than last year. KEPR learned special needs programs are in even higher demand than ever.
Home New safety upgrades on our buses New safety upgrades on our buses (Video)
It may not be Labor Day, but summer is officially over for students. Most Tri-Cities kids go back to school tomorrow. And the districts have been working down to the wire to improve safety on school buses.

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Consumer

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Technology

Technology Visual search to shop: gimmick or game changing?
Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them.
Technology Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event
Apple will show off its newest products Sept. 9. The iPhone and iPad maker set the date in invitations mailed Thursday to reporters and others who typically come to see the unveiling of Apple's latest twists on technology.

Health

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.
Health Have insurers found new ways to avoid the sick?
Ending insurance discrimination against the sick was a central goal of the nation's health care overhaul, but leading patient groups say that promise is being undermined by new barriers from insurers.

Business

Business Pending U.S. home sales rise in hopeful sign
More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in July, a sign that buying has improved as mortgage rates have slipped, the number of listings has risen and the rate of price increases has slowed.
Business Survey: Americans' pessimism on economy has grown
Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health.
Business Abercrombie shares tumble as teens turn elsewhere
The Abercrombie & Fitch logo has lost the power it once wielded. Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. tumbled Thursday after reporting weak sales as more teens shop elsewhere.

Consumer

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.