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Robot goes rogue at Tech Fair  (ChinaFotoPress)
Robot goes rogue at Tech Fair (ChinaFotoPress)
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Robot Designed For Children Goes Haywire, Injures Bystander at Tech Fair

Just what the designers wanted to hear. Their robot, designed to educate and entertain children, went 'rogue' at a tech fair in China, and ended up injuring one of the attendees!

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Interior of Hanford tank (Getty Images)
Interior of Hanford tank (Getty Images)
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Judge Rules Against Demand for More Safety Measures at Hanford Tank Farms

Judge Thomas Rice said his ruling does not mean the vapor issue at the Hanford Tank Farms that has reportedly sickened workers is not a serious issue. Nor does it mean efforts should not continue to improve safety.

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Expedition 49 Launch
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Boeing’s Next Goal: Send People to Mars!

Last month Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenberg was asked, "Whats next?" It was a simple answer: send people to Mars.

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Remarkable image of bridge twisting just prior to it's collapse November 7, 1940 (Getty Images)
Remarkable image of bridge twisting just prior to it's collapse November 7, 1940 (Getty Images)
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Nov. 7 Is Anniversary of HUGE Washington State Bridge Collapse-VIDEO

Unless you pay close attention to history, you might not be aware that one of the biggest bridge collapses in history happened 76 years ago, November 7th, in Washington state. The Tacoma Narrows Bridge, which linked the city to the Kitsap Peninsula, flew apart under high winds on this day in 1940. This picture, shot just before the collapse, shows the 'ripple' in the deck as the bridge was fluttering.

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NWCN freelance reporter covering news at Mt. St. Helens (Getty Images)
NWCN freelance reporter covering news at Mt. St. Helens (Getty Images)
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Northwest Cable News Network Will Shut Down in 2017

The network, known as NWCN to many in Washington, Oregon and Idaho, is "going dark" as they say in broadcasting, in January 2017. Going dark is the industry lingo when a station (TV, Radio) or a network goes off the air or ceases operations.

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Now, Seattle tech officials want ban on human drivers in I-5 (Getty Images)
Now, Seattle tech officials want ban on human drivers in I-5 (Getty Images)
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Some Seattle Officials Want ONLY Self-Driving Car Lanes on I-5!

With all the news and growing advancements, especially by Google, with driverless cars, now some Seattle tech officials want a long stretch of Interstate 5 devoted to driverless cars only!

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Former Local DJ’s Sons Create Amazing App for Coffee Lovers!

Faith Martin shared her voice with the Tr-Cities for years. Now her sons are sharing their love for coffee with the world.

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Offshore wind turbine project near Oregon stalls  (Getty Images)
Offshore wind turbine project near Oregon stalls (Getty Images)
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Offshore Wind Turbine Project Stalls in Oregon Due to Excessive Costs

An ambitious plan to install floating offshore wind turbines near Coos Bay, Oregon has stalled, although the company trying to do it has not formally withdrawn their proposal.

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ITT tech shuts campuses in WA (Getty Images)
ITT tech shuts campuses in WA (Getty Images)
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ITT Tech Shuts Down, Hundreds in Washington State Affected

Nearly 1,000 WA students enrolled or taking courses at legendary tech school ITT Tech will lose their educational path, at least for now.

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Officials hoping Boardman Coal plant can use biomass to generate power instead of coal (Google Earth)
Officials hoping Boardman Coal plant can use biomass to generate power instead of coal (Google Earth)
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Boardman Coal Plant Could Get New Life with BioMass Burning

By 2020 the Boardman, OR coal fired electrical generating plant is going to be closing, a decision made by Portland General Electric (PGE) in the wake of increasing restrictions and some say, strangulation of the coal plant industry.

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