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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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Pasco School District launches new App (Getty Images)
Pasco School District launches new App (Getty Images)
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Pasco Schools Now Offer App for Information, Updates and More

With the new app, parents, students and other interested parties can stay on top of virtually every aspect of the Pasco school district. Including monitoring their student's progress!

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Pipe bomb killer's request for DNA testing refused (Getty Images)
Pipe bomb killer's request for DNA testing refused (Getty Images)
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Tri-City Judge Killer Has DNA Testing Request Denied

It remains one of the most shocking murders in Eastern Washington history, and this week, the man serving time for the crime had a major request rejected.

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What’s Expiring From Netflix: September 2016

September is bringing a whole slew of new titles to Netflix Instant, but that also means a bunch are on their way out. You know you need to weep to ‘A Walk to Remember’ one more time, but you also better cross ‘The Bridge on the River Kwai’ off your list before it’s gone for good. Just make sure you leave time for a double feature of ‘Zoolander’ and ‘Crocodile Dundee.’ Also what the heck is ‘My Babysitter’s a Vampire: The Movie?’ I don’t know, but I think you need to add it to your queue immediately before you miss this opportunity.

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