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New York Rehearses Ball Drop Ahead Of New Years Eve Celebration
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Forget the Ball,10 BETTER Things to Drop for New Year’s Eve in Mid Columbia!

I am SO TIRED of watching the ball drop in Time's Square. Did you know other cities have cool local objects dropping at midnight?

  • New Orleans used to drop a gumbo pot and now they drop a fleur-de-lis
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Debbie Reynolds Remembered On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame
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65 Celebrities You Maybe Forgot ALSO Died in 2016

We're all shocked by the tragedy of Debbie Reynolds dying just hours after her daughter Carrie Fisher. And that was just after we learned of George Michael's passing...

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Could these fulfilment centers someday be way up in the sky? (Getty Images)
Could these fulfilment centers someday be way up in the sky? (Getty Images)
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The Future of Shopping: Blimps Dropping Your Purchases in Yard?

If the folks at Amazon have anything to do with it, in a few years you might be yelling "honey, the blimp's here with our new vacuum and coffee maker!"

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14 New Year’s Eve Events Around Tri-Cities to Welcome 2017

Check out these fun events for a great New Year's Eve!

 

Minimum wage set to rise January 1st, part of an overall climb to $13.50 by 2020  (Getty Images)
Minimum wage set to rise January 1st, part of an overall climb to $13.50 by 2020 (Getty Images)
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State Minimum Wage Jumps to $11 Per Hour Jan. 1

Per the results of Initiative 1433, the overall state minimum wage is going up $1.43 beginning Sunday. The initiative was approved during the November 2016 election.

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How to Order a Taxi for New Year’s Eve in Tri-Cities

Anyone looking to party Saturday night and needs a safe ride home can easily make reservations now.

Amigo Taxi based in Kennewick can be reached at (509) 440-8580

Tri-Cities Limo based in Pasco can be reached at (509) 737-8675

RAD Cab based in Kennewick can be reached at (509) 585-2944

Tri-City Cab based in Kennewick can be reached at (509) 222-9208

On Time Taxi based in Kennewick can be reached at (509) 619-0109

Tri-City Taxi based in Pasco can be reached at (509) 492-5407

Taxi 1 based in Kennewick can be reached at (888) 893-9264

A-1 Tri Cities Taxi  and Deluxe Cab based in Pasco can be reached at (509) 547-7777

My Taxi based in Kennewick can be reached at (509) 845-4565

Remember, to use Uber you need to have downloaded the app and have access to high speed internet...

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Category: Holidays, Newsletter
Get out of our way, we're serious about snow removal!  (Getty Images)
Get out of our way, we're serious about snow removal! (Getty Images)
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City Residents, Move Your Car During Snow Plowing Or It Gets Towed!

The City of Spokane is getting serious about moving snow, to the point where cars are going to be towed. Many times, people will find a snowplow went around their car, leaving a ridge of snow they have to drive through. But not anymore.

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Maybe even mix your holiday packing garbage with food and other scraps (Getty Images)
Maybe even mix your holiday packing garbage with food and other scraps (Getty Images)
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Be Careful About What You Put In The Dumpster After Christmas

You wouldn't think twice about all that packing, wrapping, boxes and more from Christmas, you can't WAIT to get it out of the house. But be careful about letting people see it piled high in the dumpster. Here's why.

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Large Outbreak Of Measles Reported In California
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Mumps Cases Skyrocket in Washington State

It is normally the time of year for sickness to go around, but it is unusual to see the number of mumps cases that are in Washington State right now...

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Category: Newsletter, Politics
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Taxi Could Be Cheaper Than Uber for New Year’s Eve in Tri-Cities

There is a ton of hype about Uber coming to the Tri-Cities for New Years Eve, but that might not be your cheapest option. For 20 years, Tri City Taxi has been teaming up with the Benton Franklin Transit with a program called Trans Plus that will get you a ride home for just $3 on New Years Eve according to reports...

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