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Seahawks 12 Tour Returns to Kennewick June 26th

The Seattle Seahawks "12 Tour" is coming back to the Tri-Cities on June 26th! The last time it came to Kennewick was two years ago and I had a blast. Seahawks players will be there, Blitz, SeaGals, and lots of

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Category: Newsletter, Politics
Auditor Troy Kelley
Auditor Troy Kelley (Auditor's office)
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Washington State AG To Investigate Embattled Auditor

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Tuesday he plans to open a separate investigation into State Auditor Troy Kelley, apart from federal charges.

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10 Best Ideas for Strengthening Your Marriage

The days are longer, the weather is great and there's a high probability your anniversary is this month. What better time to rekindle your relationship? 

Category: Politics
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Frazer Harrison, Getty Images
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Should Tax Money Pay for Transformations Like Caitlyn Jenner’s? [POLL]

Maybe you agree Caitlyn Jenner is brave and a role model. Maybe you still plan on calling "her" Bruce. Everyone is entitled to their opinion (as long as it's respectful), but should your tax money pay for people like Jenner? Washington and Oregon say yes.

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Category: Politics, Weird News
BartekSzewczyk
BartekSzewczyk
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Best Places to Swim in the River

I see a lot of people swimming next to the boat ramps in Columbia Park and Howard Amon, but those places are kind of gross. Here are the four best family beaches for swimming in the river:

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Group promises legal action if legislature approves capital gains tax
Group promises legal action if legislature approves capital gains tax (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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Group Warns of Lawsuit if New State Budget Includes Capital Gains Tax

Few details have come out Friday from a reported budget settlement by negotiators in Olympia. But one powerful group warns if there's a capital gains tax attached to the budget proposal, there will be legal action.

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Negotiators reach budget deal in Olympia
Negotiators reach budget deal in Olympia (Washington state legislative website)
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WA Negotiators Reach Budget Agreement, Won’t Say if New Taxes Involved

At least Washington state probably won't go into July facing a shutdown, like last year. But will new taxes be part of the budget compromise reached in Olympia? Plan still has to be approved by legislators.

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Category: Business, Finances, Politics
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10 Fun Things for Kids That Should Be Redesigned for Adults

One of the fun things about parenthood is getting to play with cool toys again. But if you're like me, you can't help but wonder, "Why isn't someone making this stuff for ME?" Here are 10 examples:

Category: Politics
Documents show Richland, Pasco gave money to advocacy group for legal fees
Documents show Richland, Pasco gave money to advocacy group for legal fees (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Richland, Pasco Schools Contributed Thousands to McCleary Legal Fees

A recent report by the Washington Policy Center has asked the thorny question if public school district money was given to help cover legal fees from the McCleary Education lawsuit.  Turns out, it appears so, and two of our three Tri-City Districts pitched in.

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Report says public school district money used for legal fees
Report says public school district money used for legal fees (Photo by G. Newman Lowrance/Getty Images)
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Public School and Taxpayer Money Used in McCleary Education Suit

The McCleary Supreme Court Decision is ultimately what led to recent teacher walkouts. Now new information reveals local school districts donated public money to pay legal fees for the suit.

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