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Car found in canal near Zillah

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The Yakima County Sheriff's Office says on Sunday evening someone reported a car in a canal in the Zillah area. 

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Police looking for missing and endangered 16-year-old Spokane girl

If you see 16-year-old Kiera Inman, call 911 or Crime Check immediately. If you see 16-year-old Kiera Inman, call 911 or Crime Check immediately.
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Spokane Police issued an alert for a missing 16-year-old girl.  Kiera Inman was last seen near 1712 E. Houghton Court in north Spokane. 

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More affordable health insurance option urged for Washington

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U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell wants Washington state to bring back the Basic Health Plan, which provided an inexpensive health insurance option for the working poor.   

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Iconic Bloomsday shirts printed in Kennewick for the last three years

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The shirts are always a big secret. In fact, Bloomsday organizers keep it under lock and key. 

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Man drowns at Palouse Falls

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Rescue teams are searching for a man who drowned Sunday evening around 5 p.m. while swimming at Palouse Falls. 

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Puerto Rico skips bond payments, says Congress must help

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 Puerto Rican officials say the island's default on a $422 million bond payment is only the beginning if the U.S. Congress doesn't help resolve the situation soon.      

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Labor contractor must pay $7.6M for mistreating farmworkers

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 A federal judge has ordered a farm labor contractor to pay $7.6 million in damages for a pattern of subjecting Thai farmworkers in the state of Washington to a hostile work environment, harassment and discrimination.      

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Hops production rises to meet craft brewer needs

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A new report says production of hops is up this year, putting the Washington-centered industry in a better position to respond to continuing growth of the craft beer industry.    

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6-year-old boy found dead near ice caves

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Family members reported the child missing about 6 p.m. Sunday. 

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Man discovers bear in apartment

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Firefighters in Eagle County, Colorado say a man discovered a bear in his apartment early, Sunday morning.  

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Justices reject franchises' appeal over $15 Seattle wage

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The Supreme Court is turning away a challenge to Seattle's $15 an hour minimum wage from franchise business owners who say the law discriminates against them.

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Road crews to work on nine block stretch of Yakima Avenue this week

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Road crews will be working on Yakima Avenue from 1st to 9th Street this week. 

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Officers find shell casings near 4th and Rainier in Kennewick Saturday night

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Kennewick police responded to a call of shots fired Saturday night before 11:30 p.m. 

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Damaged boat found tied to shore at Columbia Park

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Just before 7 p.m. on Sunday night Kennewick police, Benton County Sheriff's deputies and Columbia Basin Dive Rescue responded to a call of a damaged boat on the Columbia River. 

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Local horse groups teamed up to provide low-cost gelding clinic

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Community Equine Outreach of Eastern Washington teamed up with Dr. Menks Mobile Vet Care, the National Equine Rescue Network, and the Unwanted Horse Coalition held a low-cost gelding clinic for horses Sunday.

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Borgans Island in the Columbia River closed due to human-caused damage

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For the past couple of years the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed Borgans Island in the Columbia River between Pasco and Kennewick because of people damaging the environment.

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Inmate found dead at Two Rivers Correctional Institution in Umatilla

76-year-old Tomas Vejar-Garcia 76-year-old Tomas Vejar-Garcia
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Staff at the Two Rivers Correctional Institution in Umatilla found 76-year-old Tomas Vejar-Garcia dead in his cell Sunday morning. 

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Kennewick man dies after speeding and crashing into a truck

22-year-old John Beauchamp was killed. 22-year-old John Beauchamp was killed.
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Kennewick Police said 22-year-old John Beauchamp died Saturday evening after speeding and failing to stop at stop sign, and crashed into a truck. 

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TRAFFIC ALERT: 27 mile march delay traveling

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Drivers are asked to be extra cautious Sunday May 1 when traveling on SR 223, SR 22 and US 97. There will be a 27 mile march starting in Granger and ending in Union Gap. 

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Kennewick Irrigation District planning service outage for Edison Street line customers

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The Kennewick Irrigation District is planning a service outage for Monday, May 2nd for those living off the Edison Street line in Kennewick.

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  • Royals Avoid Sweep, Beat Mariners 4-1

    Royals Avoid Sweep, Beat Mariners 4-1

    SEATTLE (AP) -- Eric Hosmer homered, Ian Kennedy took a shutout into the sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals ended a long scoreless streak and a five-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. Lorenzo Cain had an RBI single and scored a run, Alex Escobar had three hits and also scored for the Royals, who had been shut out in the first two games of this series. Kennedy (3-2) gave up four hits and struck out six in five-plus innings. He loading the bases in...More >>
    SEATTLE (AP) -- Eric Hosmer homered, Ian Kennedy took a shutout into the sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals ended a long scoreless streak and a five-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. Lorenzo Cain had an RBI single and scored a run, Alex Escobar had three hits and also scored for the Royals, who had been shut out in the first two games of this series. Kennedy (3-2) gave up four hits and struck out six in five-plus innings. He loading the bases in...More >>
  • Dad and Daughter Make Bloomsday Their Day

    Dad and Daughter Make Bloomsday Their Day

    It's said a picture is worth a thousand words. For Robert and Makenna Fitzner, these pictures tell the story of a father and a daughter who have made Bloomsday their day.

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    It's said a picture is worth a thousand words. For Robert and Makenna Fitzner, these pictures tell the story of a father and a daughter who have made Bloomsday their day.

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  • Thompson's 37 Pace Warriors Past Blazers in Game 1

    Thompson's 37 Pace Warriors Past Blazers in Game 1

    Former Washington State star Klay Thompson scored a playoff career-high 37 as Golden State beat Portland to open the Western Conference Semifinals. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Former Washington State star Klay Thompson scored a playoff career-high 37 as Golden State beat Portland to open the Western Conference Semifinals. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Klay Thompson scored 37 points in another brilliant performance as fellow "Splash Brother" Stephen Curry watched injured, and the Golden State Warriors again dominated without their MVP to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 118-106 Sunday in the opener of the Western Conference semifinals. Draymond Green had his second career postseason triple-double with 23 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists for the defending champions. With Curry sidelined because of...More >>
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Klay Thompson scored 37 points in another brilliant performance as fellow "Splash Brother" Stephen Curry watched injured, and the Golden State Warriors again dominated without their MVP to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 118-106 Sunday in the opener of the Western Conference semifinals. Draymond Green had his second career postseason triple-double with 23 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists for the defending champions. With Curry sidelined because of...More >>
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