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Feds Order More Earthquake Analysis for Nuke Plants – Including Hanford

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has announced new earthquake study risks for a number of U.S. plants, including the Columbia Generating Station at Hanford.

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Freeze put on Clodfelter Road pot farm in Kennewick
Freeze put on Clodfelter Road pot farm in Kennewick (Photo by Dan Callister/Liaison).
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Public Hearing on Benton County Pot “Freeze” Coming June 2

Yet another roadblock for the marijuana industry in Benton County came this week, after commissioners voted to place a 'freeze' on a potential pot farm near the future home of the new Desert Hills Middle school in Kennewick.

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Rain-slicked roads lead to truck spilling apples
Rain-slicked roads lead to truck spilling apples (KNDU-TV)
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Slick Roads Topple Apple Truck Near Blue Bridge

A 46-year-old driver escaped injury when the semi-truck he was driving jacknifed this morning on Highway 395 just South of the Blue Bridge. (Image courtesy of KNDU-TV)

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Soon, You Can Order a Domino’s Pizza With Just an Emoji. Wow.

If ordering a pizza over the phone is too old-fashioned and going to the pizzeria's site seems too involved, have we got news for you.

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DSHS needs disabled caregiver reform, says study
DSHS needs disabled caregiver reform, says study (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
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Despite Lawsuits, Big Payouts, DSHS Still Lagging in Disabled Care

15 years ago, a record-setting payout was made to settle a case of neglect and abuse in the Washington state Department of Social and Health Services system that cares for developmentally disabled adults.  But nearly two decades later, a study shows little has been done to improve the system.

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Semi hits North Franklin School bus
Semi hits North Franklin School bus (KNDU-TV Edger Gomez)
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Semi Hits School Bus Near Basin City – No Children On Board

Authorities say a semi-truck hauling a hay trailer ran a stop sign at the intersection of North Glade and Sheffield Road and struck a North Franklin School District bus in the side.

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Legislators now calling for Auditor's impeachment
Legislators now calling for Auditor's impeachment (Washington state Auditor's office)
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Auditor Impeachment Drive Begins In State Legislature

After a federal judge delayed the trial of Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley on his indictment, new calls have come from the state legislature to impeach him.

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Click it Or Ticket Patrols begin May 18
Click it Or Ticket Patrols begin May 18 (Washington State Patrol)
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Click It or Ticket Emphasis Patrols Begin May 18 Mid-Columbia

According to the Washington State Traffic Safety Commission, another round of emphasis patrols in the Columbia Basin will focus on unbuckled drivers, but an additional emphasis has been added.

 

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Oregon State professor predicts massive offshore earthquake
Oregon State professor predicts massive offshore earthquake (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)
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Oregon Expert Predicts Massive Offshore Earthquake in 30-50 Years

If you've seen the trailers for the new Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson movie "San Andreas,"  you might want to pay at least a little attention.

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Richland man dies in traffic accident
Richland man dies in traffic accident (Getty images)
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Crash Kills Richland Man Monday Morning

A 29-year-old Richland man died early Monday, apparently after he failed to stop at a stop sign and hit another vehicle just before 5am.

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