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Washington Celebrates 125 Years as a State Today! [VIDEO]

Washington became the 42nd state in the union on this day in 1889.

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When Temps Drop, Do What They Do, Warm Up With A Chick Flick — Dave’s Diary

We are heading into a bit of a cold snap and after a hot summer and mild fall and so the freezing weather may come as a bit of a shock to your system.  So guys, the answer to getting warmer is to shock your system even more!

My fellow friends, science compels me to report --If you are feeling chilly, you may want to watch-- a romantic movie or any of the so-called chick flicks!

A recent report in the Journal of Consumer Research reveals that participants who had just had iced tea or sat in a cold room were 83% more likely to choose to watch a love story compared with those who were not shivering.

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Plans For A Pool, Plaza and Soccer Make A Splash With Yakima City Council — Dave’s Diary

And so it begins. An exciting new chapter in the city of Yakima got underway today with the council moving forward on a capital projects funding plan.

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YVCC Has Openings in Nursing Assistant Certificate Program

Yakima Valley Community College is currently enrolling students for their Nursing Assistant Certificate (NAC) program. Classes begin in winter 2014 at the Yakima Campus.

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Lewis & Clark Makes History –False Alarm — Dave’s Diary

Lewis and Clark are to the Northwest as cheese is to cheeseburgers.  They are part of our history and everywhere in our present. (Lewis & Clark, not cheese)  On this day in history their diary records them saying "Ocean in view!"

Not so fast.  It was just the estuary -- 20 miles short of the Pacific and bad weather would pin them down for a few days more.

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Heritage To Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

Heritage University is celebrating the traditions and culture of Native Americans with Native American Heritage Month, a series of events in November highlighting Native American accomplishments, contributions and talents

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NW Airlines Noted For On-Time Departures – Dave’s Diary

The Yakima City Council is working with the local airport staff to help raise local boardings a few percentage points so we can convince Alaska Air to put in another flight or two. So far so good: boardings are up. 

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Basketball Game Celebrating Teen with Cancer Available Online

Lauren Hill's first college basketball game will be streamed nationally and televised on regional sports networks.

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For Couples Sharing A Drink More Helpful Than You Think — Dave’s Diary

According to a study of couple's alcohol consumption, the couple that takes a sip together more enjoys the trip together!

Women are far more likely to be in high spirits if they share a drink with their mate once a week than those who are teetotalers

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Scientists Bet You Bet Better On An Empty Tummy — Dave’s Diary

We’ve all done it and we all have paid the price. I refer of course to the higher price paid for shopping for groceries on an empty stomach.  Who among us hasn’t purchased more than we need or that common sense would dictate?  We’ve also been told not to swim on a full stomach but let’s not get sidetracked.  So what CAN we do on an empty stomach? How about place your bets.

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