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Aging pipes prone to have unsafe levels of lead (Getty Images)
Aging pipes prone to have unsafe levels of lead (Getty Images)
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Gov. Inslee Orders Testing After Tacoma Schools Show High Lead Water Levels

After some 13 Tacoma area schools shows unsafe levels of lead following water testing, Gov. Inslee has ordered a review of why a 2009 law requiring such testing was never funded and never enforced.

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What New Playground Toys Should Kennewick Schools Get?

A couple of Kennewick elementary schools are about to get some awesome playground toys.

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Former Richland superintendent Jim Busey (KNDU-TV)
Former Richland superintendent Jim Busey (KNDU-TV)
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Former Superintendent’s Lawsuit Against Richland School District Dropped

Following his dismissal in January 2013, former Richland School District Superintendent Jim Busey had filed a five-part lawsuit against the district, and the five member school board.

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DSHS to start teen pot prevention program (Getty Images)
DSHS to start teen pot prevention program (Getty Images)
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Ironic! State Health Department Kicks Off Marijuana Prevention Campaign

It's aimed at teens, but in a state where pot is legal, it just seems funny that mixed messages are being sent. Basically, we adults end up looking like BIG FAT hypocrites.

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Whitman College to drop mascot (whitman.edu)
Whitman College to drop mascot (whitman.edu)
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Why Is Whitman College Dropping “Missionaries” As Mascot?

Has political correctness seeped into a nearby long-time academic institution, Whitman College in Walla Walla? Some say so, others say it's time for a change.

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The Top 4 Middle Schools in Tri-Cities May Surprise You

Middle School is a very important time in your child's education. Switching classes, lockers,sports it's a big transition for kids. Anyway here are the top (4) Middle schools according to Great Schools.org

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Teenage Girl Lying On Her Bed With A Pregnancy Test
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Tri-Cities’ Teen Pregnancy Rate Still Highest in WA

Despite noticeable drop-offs over the years, Tri-Cities still maintains the highest rate of teen pregnancy in Washington.

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Schools May Do Away With Algebra – I Agree

My biggest struggle in high school was math, more specifically, algebra. I almost didn't graduate because of it.

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Pasco Schools seek public input (Getty Images)
Pasco Schools seek public input (Getty Images)
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Topics for Pasco Schools Public Forum Thursday? Up to Citizens!

They're calling it "community choice."

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Richland looking at new school boundaries with 4th middle school coming (Getty Images)
Richland looking at new school boundaries with 4th middle school coming (Getty Images)
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Important Public Meetings Coming to Richland, Proposed New School Boundaries

Monday night marks the first of three planned public meetings to allow discussion about proposed new school boundaries in Richland, once a 4th middle school is built.

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