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Pendleton removing playground equipment due to liability (Getty Images)
Pendleton removing playground equipment due to liability (Getty Images)
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Why Are Playground Toys Disappearing in Pendleton?

Whether it's the bottom-feeder scumbag attorney ads we see on TV, urging people to sue over every little physical or societal issue, or right in our backyard, we're seeing more and more effects of a politically correct, lawsuit happy society.

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Finley tire dump (KNDU-TV)
Finley tire dump (KNDU-TV)
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Kennewick Property Owner Facing Jail Time, Fines For Tire Dumping

Since they were first discovered in February, a huge tire dump at the end of East Game Farm Road in Finley is now going to potentially result in fines and even jail time for the property owner. A portion of the dump is pictured here. Numerous such piles are on the property.

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FitBit, law firm, tussle in court (Getty Images)
FitBit, law firm, tussle in court (Getty Images)
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How Accurate Are FitBit Heart Rate Trackers? Study Claims Issues

There's already been a class action lawsuit filed against the company that makes the popular FitBit Heart Rate trackers, claiming they're inaccurate in calculating heart rates of consumers who wear them. The FitBit is designed to allow the wearer to see what their heart rate is throughout the day during various activities, with hopes of helping them boost physical activity and becoming healthier.

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Authorities still investigating illegal tire dump near Kennewick (Getty Images)
Authorities still investigating illegal tire dump near Kennewick (Getty Images)
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Thousands of Illegally Dumped Kennewick Tires Becoming Mosquito Haven

It's been a number of months since somebody dumped thousands of old tires near Game Farm Road in South Kennewick, but the problem still hasn't been solved.

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Yakima lifts pot business ban (Getty Images)
Yakima lifts pot business ban (Getty Images)
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Yakima Lifts Pot Business Ban, Tri-Cities Next?

The battle is far from over, say anti-pot supporters, and the council vote was split. But the ban has been lifted for now.

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Insane Inflatables coming back this Saturday! Get in on it! (Townsquare media)
Insane Inflatables coming back this Saturday! Get in on it! (Townsquare media)
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Bounce With Us This Weekend at Insane Inflatables At Fairgrounds!

It's the final week to register for the Insane Inflatable 5K Fun Run-Walk at the Fairgrounds, coming Saturday May 21st.

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Washington State AG considering legal action over sickened Hanford workers (KNDU-TV Department of Energy)
Washington State AG considering legal action over sickened Hanford workers (KNDU-TV Department of Energy)
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Washington State AG Considering Legal Action Over ‘Sickened’ Hanford Workers

With the number of Hanford workers being evaluated for a variety of symptoms and potential ailments due to smelling odors and fumes in the Tank Farm area now at 33, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson is considering new legal action vs. the federal government.

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Western State Hospital (Washington State Department of Health)
Western State Hospital (Washington State Department of Health)
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Report Claims Dozens of ‘Escapes’ From Western State Hospital

In the wake of the escape of a dangerous murderer patient from the troubled Western State Hospital in Lakewood, WA, reports indicate  there have been literally dozens of 'escapes,' or 'walkaways' as the hospital calls them over the last three years.

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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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Andrew Burton, Getty Images
Andrew Burton, Getty Images
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Umatilla County Doesn’t Want Tobacco Ads in Gas Stations, Good or Bad Idea? [POLL]

Recent studies have suggested adults in Umatilla County, Oregon, are less healthy than the national average. The public health dept. would like to cut down on tobacco use and has a drastic proposal.

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