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Yakima seeking part of pot money revenue
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Yakima Bans Pot Stores,Then Seeks Share of State Pot Money – Hypocritical Or Not?

Critics say the city council is being hypocritical by banning pot stores, but asking for it's share of state pot revenue.   Others say money needed to help prosecute marijuana DUI cases and related crime.   Who's right?

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Yakima City Council Considering e-Cigarette Ban – Plans Public Hearing

It's hard to argue with the the mountain of evidence about the harmful effects of cigarettes and second-hand smoke.  But e-cigs only emit vapor.  So WHY is Yakima considering a ban?

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Cooper Kupp
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Yakima Native Breaks Randy Moss’ College Receiving Record

The college football season is nearing the end, which means conference championships are being held and the final games for hundreds of senior student athletes. For Cooper Kupp, a 2012 Davis High School grad and current freshman wide receiver at Eastern Washington University, his college career is just beginning and is off to a great start.

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Yakima voters pass two-thirds council vote requirement for tax increases.
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Yakima Voters Approve Measure Requiring Two-Thirds Council Majority Vote for Tax Increases

Yakima's Proposition 1 passed by nearly a 70% margin!

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Yakima considering reversing ban on controversial dogs
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Yakima Considers Dropping Pit Bull Ban

After over two decades, the Yakima City Council is considering a possible reversal on the ban.

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Yakima says 76% of 911 calls only require ambulance
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Yakima No Longer Sending Firetrucks on All 911 Calls

After a three-month study of 911 Emergency Medical Service (EMS) calls, Yakima is pulling back on firetruck response.

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Yakima church offers gun safety courses
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Yakima Church Hosting Gun Training Classes – Dozens of Women Participating

The Open Bible Church is probably one place a criminal might want to avoid.

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Public forum on marijuana law coming Thursday to Yakima
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Public Hearing Over State Marijuana Policy Is Thursday in Yakima at Convention Center

The public forum to gather input on the implementation of I-502 (the measure that legalized recreational marijuana) has been pushed back to Thursday.

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DISH and Fox doing battle-channel dropped in Tri-Cities
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DISH vs. Fox Results in Channel 41 Dropped in Mid-Columbia

We've been down this road before with a number of networks, providers and channels.

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Mid-Columbia Smoke & Haze From Huge Cle Elum Fire [VIDEO]

At first glance driving to work this morning you may have thought from the foggy haze it was December. The smoke in the air is from up north.

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