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Los Angeles City Council Votes To Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
AMA says second-hand pot smoke harmful (Getty Images)
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Second-Hand Pot Smoke Worse Than Cigs, Says American Medical Association

According to a new study released by the American Medical Association, second-hand pot smoke could be up to 66% more damaging to your blood vessels than tobacco.

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1st Case of Zika Reported to Benton-Franklin Health Department

A Franklin County man who recently traveled to Mexico is confirmed to have contracted the Zika virus...

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DNC approves pot as part of official platform (YouTube-New York Post)
DNC approves pot as part of official platform (YouTube-New York Post)
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DNC Won’tTalk About ISIS, But Includes Legalized Pot in Platform

Apparently the Bernie Sanders effect has successfully permeated the DNC. At their national convention, they've broken new ground as the first ever political party to include legalized pot as part of their platform.

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Police break car window to get to toddler locked inside (Getty Images)
Police break car window to get to toddler locked inside (Getty Images)
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Pasco Toddler Rescued After Mom Accidentally Locks Keys in Van

Unlike many incidents like this, the mother didn't walk off and forget her child, but it didn't make the situation any less stressful.

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Grocery Outlet kicks off campaign to fight hunger (Google Street View)
Grocery Outlet kicks off campaign to fight hunger (Google Street View)
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Join Grocery Outlet in Effort to Crush Hunger

Grocery Outlet in Kennewick is joining with over 250 of their other stores to combat hunger in their communities during the month of July, and it's really easy for you to help!

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Lawsuit seeks to force immediate safety changes at Hanford Tank Farms (KNDU-TV DOE)
Lawsuit seeks to force immediate safety changes at Hanford Tank Farms (KNDU-TV DOE)
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Lawsuit Filed to Force New Safety Procedures at Hanford

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson and officials from UA Local 598 along with the group Hanford Challenge have filed with a federal court to force immediate changes to safety procedures at Hanford.

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26 Percent of Washington Kids Overweight (Oregon MUCH Better)

Technology has been a great benefit in our world today, but with an increase in techie gadgets, and video games available for kids, most prefer to sit inside and play on their I pad or computer than to get outside and play soccer or other activities...

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What to look for when renting an apartment (Getty Images)
What to look for when renting an apartment (Getty Images)
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7 Things You Must Do When Renting an Apartment

We haven't been watching too many episodes of Criminal Minds, these are just good safety tips to consider when renting or looking at renting an apartment. With the Tri-Cities having a bit of a housing shortage when it comes to homes, renting becoming an option for many.

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Spokane branch Seattle Pain Center (Google Street View)
Spokane branch Seattle Pain Center (Google Street View)
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Why Has Director of Major Northwest Medical Center Been Suspended?

You've probably heard of the Seattle Pain Center, it's the leading medical facility dealing with virtually all types of discomfort for thousands of patients, regardless of age, disability or issue. They've got 8 branches, including one in Spokane.

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McDonalds now filtering WiFi (Getty Images)
McDonalds now filtering WiFi (Getty Images)
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No More Porn With ‘Big Mac’ as McDonalds Launches Filtered WiFi

Earlier this week, McDonalds began to filter, or restrict, certain types of content available via it's free WiFi at restaurants. This effort namely aimed at pornography, and it includes the stores in Tri-Cities.

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