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Local Dust Devils Super Fan 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.
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? 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.
Local KEPR's Friday Freebies
Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Check out KEPR's list of Friday Freebies.
Local School district pickup procedures School district pickup procedures (Video)
A missing child at a Richland elementary school touched off another concern about young kids being released from classes without a parent around. A Richland mother told KEPR her first grader was able to wander off campus, and walk half a mile in the wrong direction before she was found and the school wasn't at fault.
Local Missing kindergartener found in classroom Missing kindergartener found in classroom (Video)
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 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.
Local Three wanted in triple homicide 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.
Local Open house to help Hanford workers file medical claims Open house to help Hanford workers file medical claims (Video)
The U.S. Department of Labor will host an open house on Tuesday, Aug. 26, in Richland, Washington, and two town hall meetings on Wednesday, Aug. 27, in Spokane, Washington, to notify current and former nuclear weapons employees who worked at two covered facilities in Richland about the benefits available to them under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act.