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Aerial Mosquito spraying coming Sunday to Benton County
Aerial Mosquito spraying coming Sunday to Benton County (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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Aerial Mosquito Spraying Coming Sunday August 30 To Benton County

If you look up Sunday evening, you'll probably see the crop duster over Kennewick, Richland, West Richland, Grandview, and Prosser after 8pm.

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Super Moon to appear Saturday night
Super Moon to appear Saturday night (Image courtesy of NASA)
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‘Super Sturgeon Moon’ Will Be Seen Saturday Night August 29

According to NASA scientists, Saturday night will provide an extra large moon.  No, not the plumber bending over, but due to the orbit of the Earth and it's Moon, the globe will appear much larger and brighter. This picture provided by NASA shows the visual difference between a normal and super, or sturgeon, moon.

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Children in home at time of Walla Walla muder suicide
Children in home at time of Walla Walla muder suicide (Getty images)
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Children in Home of Walla Wall Murder-Suicide at Time of Shooting

Officials are calling it an especially cruel tragedy.

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What led to 3 firefighters' death near Twisp
What led to 3 firefighters' death near Twisp (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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Tragic Details of What Led to Death of 3 Firefighters Near Twisp, WA

According to news sources, here's a timeline of what happened that led to the firefighters losing their lives.

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Woman pulled over for breastfeeding while driving!
Woman pulled over for breastfeeding while driving! (Washington State Patrol)
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Woman Cited For Breastfeeding While Driving on Interstate 5

The Washington State Patrol says it could be a first, and probably one of the dumbest acts ever by a motorist!

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Vehicle-vs-Motorcycle accident Kennewick
Vehicle-vs-Motorcycle accident Kennewick (Townsquare Media)
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Accident Injures Motorcyclist in Kennewick Early Thursday

Around 8am, Kennewick Police and Fire units responded to the intersection of Clearwater and Arthur Streets about a collision between a motorcycle and a vehicle.

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Victim of hit and run identified
Victim of hit and run identified (KNDU-TV)
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Kennewick Hit-And-Run Victim Identified

As the investigation continues into a fatal collision Tuesday evening, the Benton County Coroner has released the identity of the wheelchair victim.

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Deadly Wildfire Rages In Washington State
Deadly Wildfire Rages In Washington State (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)
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Okanogan Complex Fire Now Number One Priority in U.S.

Firefighters from Australia and even New Zealand have been added to the force battling the biggest wildfire in state history.

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Would-be chemists severely burned in Yakima house fire
Would-be chemists severely burned in Yakima house fire (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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Yakima Potheads Making Marijuana Oil Set Home On Fire

Fortunately, five children sleeping upstairs in the home were not injured.

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Benton County Clean Air Authority conditions graph
Benton County Clean Air Authority conditions graph (Benton County Clean Air Authority)
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Tri-City Air Quality Deemed Unhealthy This Week Due to Fires

The Benton County Clean Air Authority rated Monday's air as 'unhealthy.'  According to their website, we are in a state of red.  Air pollution level was at 160, whereas last Friday when it was clear we were at 19.  And, it's not going to get better. We're currently in the bright red.

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