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sledding on Carmichael Hill
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Best Places to Go Sledding in Tri-Cities – Our 5 Favorite

Probably the best hill for sledding in all of the Tri-Cities is Carmichael Middle School in Richland just off Wellsian Way. Unfortunately, many people know that and the hill is chaos after a good snow

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Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images / Edwin Martinez1, Flickr / Scott Olson, Getty Images / Mario Tama, Getty Images
Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images / Edwin Martinez1, Flickr / Scott Olson, Getty Images / Mario Tama, Getty Images
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Mother Nature’s Top 10 Freakout Moments of 2011

Every year, Mother Nature likes to remind us who’s the boss and 2011 was no different. In fact, it was the second most expensive year on record for insurers, costing $108 billion. Here’s a look back at the 10 most memorable natural disasters of 2011 in chronological order.

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Will it stick?
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Snowing in the Tri-Cities, Could See More Over Next Few Days

According to the weather wizards, snow is a possibility over the next few days.

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Solar Energy Panels
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Green Job Failures-Now at 5 Companies

The Obama Administration had pledged to add 5 million 'green jobs' to the nation's economy after he took office, but so far that is falling far short.

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National Oceanic-Atmospheric Administration-NWS
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Mid Columbia Weather Headed For Big Change Come Monday

We've enjoy a mild summer, relatively speaking.  And this fall, so far, not bad. Come Monday, get ready for cold and wet.

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hayfire near pendleton -1-
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Hay-What A Fire-Remarkable Pictures From Mid Columbia

The tinder dry conditions in the Mid Columbia aren't just on the ground.  A truck loaded with hay exploded into flames near Pendleton on I-84.

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Stormy Weather Disrupts Sports in East-Fan NOT Struck By Lightning At W. Virginia Game

Much like the Michigan game saturday, the West Virginia-Marshall U football game Sunday was stopped late in the second half due to lightning, however, reports that a fan was struck were disputed.

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Hurricane Irene
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Despite Heavy NE Rain, Irene Misjudged

Despite heavy rain in Vermont, upstate New York, and areas of Pennsylvania and New England,  forecasters now say they misjudged the inner workings of Irene.

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Hurricane Irene
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Hurricane Irene–A Lot Of Hype But Little “Air”

In defense of hurricane forecasters,  it's best to prepare for the worst. But for the rest of the media, they are looking rather silly after Hurricane Irene turned out to be more of a whimper than a whammy.

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Evergreen Solar
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Stimulus “Pet Project” Business Files for Bankruptcy

One of a handful of "pet projects" the Obama Administration singled out during the Stimulus has having so much promise, has filed for banktuptcy-after taking Federal Dollars and promising jobs.

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