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Quincy ag firm accused of sexual harassment  (Getty Images)
Quincy ag firm accused of sexual harassment (Getty Images)
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Attorney General Accuses Quincy Ag Company of Worker Sexual Abuse

Wednesday, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced a complaint has been filed in U.S. District Court of Eastern Washington, claiming sexual harassment of farm workers by a foreman working for a large ag company in Quincy, WA

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EPA under fire for attack on Northwest Farmers  (Getty Images)
EPA under fire for attack on Northwest Farmers (Getty Images)
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Rep. Newhouse Demands Investigation Into Northwest Anti-Farmer EPA Campaign

You may have heard of the "What's Upstream" campaign that was launched by money from the Environmental Protection Agency Region 10 (The Pacific Northwest) that many say was a cleverly disguised attack on farmers, ranchers and other ag producers by environmental groups. Now, there's evidence taxpayer money was used to fund the effort, in violation of federal laws.

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Ag Expo at TRAC (KNDU-TV)
Ag Expo at TRAC (KNDU-TV)
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See All The Exciting Events At the Ag Expo at TRAC–Schedule

Tuesday and Wednesday, the Annual Ag Expo is happening at TRAC in Pasco, with LOTS of displays, information and products you can use around your home, not just for farming.

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Lower Valley, Wapato area facing water crisis
Lower Valley, Wapato area facing water crisis (Photo by Brent Stirton/Reportage for Getty Images.)
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Farmers Face Accusations of Stealing Yakima River Water

It's starting to sound like a cloak-and-dagger mystery, but it's deadly serious. If you thought we had it bad in Tri-Cities, up the Lower Valley, it's getting worse.

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Life In Wine Country Pt.2

Last night the National Weather service issued severe weather warning’s all around the Tri-Cities and lucky for us the bad weather missed us all together. Check out  my photo’s from Terra Blanca winery last night.

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Labor Backs off child laws
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Obama Admin. Backs Off On Child Labor Laws For Farms

In an important move that could have affected numerous agricultural operations right here in the Mid-Columbia, the WH has backed off on child labor farm laws--for now.

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