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The Final Weekend before Pubs And Clubs Can Apply For Extended Licences
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Drinking Does Make You Happier In The Moment

 

Perhaps you’ve heard the expression “well, at least he/she is a happy drunk”?  We’re not here to promote drinking but to report on those who do and those who do are happier in the short run.

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The Gap Pledges To Raise Minimum Wage For All U.S. Workers
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Yakima is Top Ten For National Minimum Wage Buying Power

The debate can and will rage on about the wisdom and impact of raising the minimum wage.  It will no doubt show up in presidential politics and I wouldn’t be at all surprised to see it turn up in Yakima...

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Cannabis Supporters Hope For Legalization
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Study Shows Marijuana Compromises Driver Judgment

Triple A recently published the results of a study showing a major increase in the detection of marijuana in fatal car crashes.  Could part of the reason for that be the perception that being under the influence of marijuana wasn’t a problem for driving...

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The Nickel Adds Up On This Day In History

 

In case anyone asks. The U.S. Mint got the go-ahead to start making nickels on this date in 1886.

According to our show prep service, prior to that there was something called the half-dime, but no official nickel/five-cent piece...

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Yakima’s Generosity Is In the Mail, Again!

Today’s the day mail carriers also deliver the food! The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) conducts its 24th annual Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive on Saturday, May 14...

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You Like Beer A Lot And A Little Beer Likes You Too

Bottoms up beer lovers, once again science is on your side!   A an exciting report (ahem) called “Beer and cardiovascular health: effects on morbidity and mortality”, researchers  reviewed 150 studies and found that drinking 1...

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Help With Kids Suffering Loss In Yakima

’s heartbreaking when it happens but it happens.  Everyday kids experience the pain and loss of the death of a loved one.

It’s hard enough for adults to find their way through grief to healing let alone children but there is help available for both...

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Washington State Is Best For Future Nurses

National Nurses Week is underway and I feel better already!  Part of the reason for that is because according to analysis by the personal-finance website WalletHub,  nursing is expected to be the fastest growing industry over the next 8 years and the road to good health for nursing leads to Washington State...

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U.S. Navy Blue Angels Soar Above Cinderella Castle At Walt Disney World Resort
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For A Magical Life Get Married At The Magic Kingdom — Bring Your Checkbook,

He proposed on New Year’s Eve and the wedding is set for next June-aren’t they all?  So you have basically one year to get it together. Time to factor in the ultimate wedding fantasy...

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Bye-Bye Beer Belly, Thanks Yakima Hops!

 

Yakima Valley hops are crucial to making some really great beer and while beer is known for a lot of things, making people healthier generally isn’t one of them...

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