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Do school district workers have to adhere to social media policies in our area? (Getty Images)
Do school district workers have to adhere to social media policies in our area? (Getty Images)
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Do Area Schools Have Social Media Policies for Employees?

With the recent placing of two workers on administrative leave by the Prosser School District over social media posts, the question being raised by some is, 'do these districts have specific policies the employees must adhere to, perhaps as part of their contracts?' Are there 'rules' and regulations regarding social media and personal expression?

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Second employee placed on administrative leave, this one worked Prosser Heights Elementary (Google Street View)
Second employee placed on administrative leave, this one worked Prosser Heights Elementary (Google Street View)
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Second Prosser School Employee Sidelined Over Facebook Immigration Comments

Just a few days after one Prosser school worker was placed on administrative leave a second has also had that happen over comments made on their own Facebook pages concerning the "A Day Without Immigrants" protests.

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Kennewick man reburied (youtube clovis-solutrean haplogroup )
Kennewick man reburied (youtube clovis-solutrean haplogroup )
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Kennewick Man Reburied, This Time He Probably Won’t Be Re Discovered

After a 20-plus year legal battle over who he 'belonged' to, the skeletal remains of Kennewick Man were returned to the earth by a confederation of Native American tribes. The location will not be disclosed to anyone except those who were part of the ceremony.

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Radioactive Waste Cleanup Continues At Hanford Nuclear Reservation
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What Is That Smell, Hanford?

Another day, more nausea at Hanford.

Vapors keep making workers sick, but this time it's not where the foul smell is normally found. The affected workers were a mile and a half from the nearest tank farm where mostly all the tank waste chemical vapor sickness issues can be found...

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Larsen C Ice Shelf - Courtesy of NASA
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‘Iceberg, Right Ahead!’ as Huge Ice Shelf Breaks Off Antarctica

A rapidly-growing crack in Antarctica's fourth-largest ice shelf has scientists concerned it is getting close to a full break.

The rift has accelerated this year in an area already vulnerable to warming temperatures...

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Bill still moving along in house (WA State legislative website)
Bill still moving along in house (WA State legislative website)
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‘Controversial’ Vacation, Leave Bill Heads to State Committee

It appears a bill that would give state or public employees the right to accrue vacation within their first six months is still chugging along in Olympia.

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Numerous Mid-Columbia school districts asking voters to approve bonds (Getty Images)
Numerous Mid-Columbia school districts asking voters to approve bonds (Getty Images)
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Finley Voters Get their ‘811’ Bond Votes (YAY!), But Pasco Rejects Theirs

It appears voters in Finley have approved a $10 million dollar bond that will provide some much needed refurbishments and upgrades (the first in 17 years) but Pasco's bond to build new schools appears to have failed.

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Has Bigfoot Really Been Captured?
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International Big Foot Conference Returns to Kennewick this Fall

If you are a BELIEVER...than you won't want to miss the International Big Foot Conference at  Three River Convention Center in September 2017...

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Bill would require traffic cameras on school buses (Getty Images)
Bill would require traffic cameras on school buses (Getty Images)
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Should School Buses Be Equipped With Cameras To Bust Unsafe Drivers?

Washington legislators are looking over a bill that would not only require all school buses to have seat belts by 2018, but ALSO put automated traffic cameras on board to bust drivers who 'blow by' buses.

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School bus accident (Newstalk file photo)
School bus accident (Newstalk file photo)
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Proposed Bill Would Require Seat Belts-Shoulder Harness on WA School Buses

Experts call it the 'dryer' effect, what happens to children in the event of a school buss rover or tip over accident.

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