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Cat in police training, from European program (Getty Images)
Cat in police training, from European program (Getty Images)
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Area Police to Add Cats to K-9 Unit, Say They Bring ‘Special Skills’

It will start as part of a pilot program being run through the federal government, but city officials believe felines could be an asset to the K-9 program.

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K-9 dog appears to be just itching to go after burglary suspect (Kennewick police department)
K-9 dog appears to be just itching to go after burglary suspect (Kennewick police department)
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Kennewick Burglar Surrenders When Police ‘Announce’ the K-9 Is There

Although we don't laugh about crimes, there is a serious element of humor here.

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Octopus Mating Extravaganza Cancelled in Seattle

Sometimes, you're just too big to do it.

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Is Phil the Groundhog an accurate predictor of weather? (Getty Images)
Is Phil the Groundhog an accurate predictor of weather? (Getty Images)
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How Accurate Is the Groundhog at Predicting Weather Anyway?

Punxsatawney Phil, who resides in Pennsylvania, is part of American folklore and tradition. For decades, many have 'based' their winter-into-spring plans upon whether he sees his shadow on February 2nd. But just how accurate is he anyway?

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Local Man Found With 50 Dogs

Animal shelters from around the Mid Columbia (as far away as Pendleton) were called upon to help process a portion of 50 dogs found on a Yakima Valley man's property.

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Raccoon Devastated When His Food Magically Disappears

As quickly as a raccoon can take food he can lose it, too.

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Rare African Oryx frolics in Portland Park (Getty Images)
Rare African Oryx frolics in Portland Park (Getty Images)
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What is An Oryx, and Why Was It Running Amok In a Portland Park?

Just what was an African antelope doing running around Forest Park in Portland this weekend? What IS an Oryx, anyway?

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Pets in Halloween Costumes Are All Treats, No Tricks

Are you ready for Halloween? More importantly, are your pets?

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Quick thinking saves hunter's life  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Quick thinking saves hunter's life (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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Montana Hunter Shoves Arm Down Bear’s Throat, Survives Attack!

Thanks to courage under duress, quick thinking, and an article from an outdoor magazine, a 26-year-old man is alive today after being attacked by a grizzly bear.

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Six Loveable Dogs Looking For Homes With Oregon Prison Adoption Program

Six dogs who've completed their roles in Oregon's Inmate Rehabilitating Offenders and Canine's Program are now ready to head to new homes.

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