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What Would Make Our Parks Better? [POLL]

Hermiston is conducting a survey of residents asking how the city could improve green spaces. Now that summer is here we're all going to be spending more time at local parks. What do YOU think would make them better?

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Father-Daughter Wedding Dance Turns Into Sweet Game of Catch

The bouquet wasn't the only thing this bride threw.

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Category: Politics
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Dan Rather Hilariously Breaks Down Well-Known Internet Terms

So this is what it's come to for Dan Rather.

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Get $25 Gift Card to Dairy Queen for Half Off This Friday!

Dairy Queen on Burden Blvd. invited us over to try some of their new menu items including the "baked" treats. They were incredible and you can see for yourself in the video below. This Friday at 8 a.m. you can get a $25 Dairy Queen gift card for only $12.50!

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10 Best Books for Summer Reading

Has it been a long time since you read or listened to a book for fun? Here's a list of summer reading recommendations covering a wide gamut of genres that hopefully you've never heard before.

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Kennewick schools will be silent Thursday (Kamiakin High School)
Kennewick schools will be silent Thursday (Kamiakin High School) (Kennewick School District)
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Some WA State Teacher Walkouts Illegal – What About Tri-Cities?

Thursday May 21st the Tri-City area schools will be silent, as over 80 percent (on average) of teachers voted to heed the advice of the teacher's union (WEA) and stage a one-day walkout.   Much has been said about the difference between a strike and a walk-out.  Are they still legal?

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Proposed bill would withhold pay, benefits from striking teachers or walkouts
Proposed bill would withhold pay, benefits from striking teachers or walkouts (Washington state legislative website)
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Senate Bill Would Withold Teacher Pay, Benefits During Walkouts Or Strikes

The measure, Senate bill 6116, was actually introduced by a Democrat, Senator Tim Sheldon, who represents the 35 District  West of Tacoma, including the City of Shelton, WA.  Eight other Senators, including a number from Eastern Washington,  are co-sponsors.

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Is It OK to Treat Pets Like They’re Equal to Humans? [POLL]

A woman in Portland saw a dog owner holding his pup up to drink directly from a park's drinking fountain -- the same fountain human mouths drink from. It inspired her to write a blog questioning why we treat pets as if they're equal to people. Tell me if you agree or disagree:

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Would YOU Approve a Strip Mine Near Mt. St. Helens?

The state is close to approving an open mine in a valley 12 miles from Mt. St. Helens along the Green River. A petition is trying to stop it. What do you think?

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George Stephanopoulos
George Stephanopoulos (Photo by Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)
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ABC Journalist Fails to Disclose Clinton Foundation Donations

If a news reporter who donated to a fraudulent  corrupt organization, or charity, was tasked with giving you the "news" about that group, would you trust their assessment and reporting? Probably not.

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