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Yakima’s New Anti-Gang Center Under Attack – Dave Responds

The conventional wisdom says, "Dave, shut up and let them have their say."  Me? Conventional?  Not happening.  My belief is that when people go out of their way to say something that is misleading, wrong or ridiculous they need to be challenged so that others won't take it as truth by a lack of opposition.

Members of the community and the Yakima City Council have spent a great deal of time and energy preparing for the Yakima Youth and Family Development center Grand Opening held Tuesday night.  There was an excellent turnout, plenty of media coverage and an article in the YHR that only drew two comments so far.  Both are critical, and that's ok, but both are wrong and both authors know better.

I'm no Gandolf, but this shall not pass!

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Southwest Airlines Finds Five Planes In Its 737 Fleet In Need Of Repair
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Friendly Skies Come Up Short on Satisfaction

The report card is in on the airline industry and though they are seen as doing a little better, even the much maligned Post Office does better.

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Yakima Gas Prices On the Rise

Average retail gasoline prices in Yakima have risen 5.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.81/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 91 gas outlets in Yakima. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3

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Palestinians Refugee Attend UNRWA's Schools Summer Camp
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The Cost of Summer for Kids

According to the website www.mom.me 

child care and Summer fun for your kid will run about eleven-hundred dollars. Seems a bit high for my household.  Check out the high cost of Kids and Summer!

  • Average length of school year in U.S.: 180 days
  • Country with the longest
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Love Your Moustache, Loan Me Some Cash – Dave’s Diary

I’ll admit it.  During the 70’s and 80’s I rocked the moustache.  I always thought they were cool.  Tom Selleck, Mark Spitz, Burt Reynolds. Pick your rock star or any biker with a Fu Manchu.  I miss the ‘stache

but it would be too grey today to stay

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Cabela’s Offering Gun Buyback

The Cabela's store in Union Gap IS HOLDING a gun buyback event over the next two days. Unlike buybacks in other cities that are conducted by law enforcement, Cabela's is focusing more on trade-ins.

They'll re-sell all the firearms they bring in as used guns.

Cabela's says their main goal isn't just selling firearms. They also want to raise awareness about the safety classes they offer to gun owners.

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Warnings for Yakima Home Owners

Yakima fire officials are warning home owners to be careful with outside fireplaces that could cause a big fire. Yakima City Codes Manager Joe Caruso says the commercially made outdoor fireplaces are allowed in the city but he says be careful and don't place them to close to the house.

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ransportation Secretary Ray LaHood Addresses Summit On Distracted Driving
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A Bad Dream-Top Ten Driving Distractions – Dave’s Diary

We have all heard the warnings about texting while driving and we’ve all heard the horror stories of cell phone conversation leading to serious car accidents, but when it comes to being involved in a fatal car crash, there is something even worse

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Official Figures Indicate Britain Is Heading Into Recession
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Money to Burn-Worst Charities Keep Most for Themselves – Dave’s Diary

There is one thing you can say about Yakima…we are a very charitable & giving community.  Time after time we come to you and ask for your help with one good cause or another and time after time you come through. 

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Keep Your Home Safe By Thinking Like A Burglar – Dave’s Diary

Summer’s almost here. The flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping and the burglars are, well burglaring!  But you can lessen your chances if you can get inside the mind of the man in the mask.

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