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Governor Inslee Bans State Travel To Indiana

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee says he is imposing an administration-wide ban on state-funded travel to Indiana after the passage of a new law that critics say has the potential to discriminate against gays and lesbians and others based on religious beliefs

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Man Robbed As He Leaves Toppenish Casino

A robbery was reported Monday as a man left Legends Casino in Toppenish. Yakima County sheriff's deputies say it happened at about 12:30 a.m. Monday while the 43-year-old was in the parking lot.

Three assailants, one with a knife and another with a handgun, demanded the victim's wallet before jumping into a vehicle and driving away

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Teens Unhurt After Being Rescued From Yakima River

Two teens were rescued from an island on the Yakima River Monday afternoon by members of the Yakima County Sheriff's Office Swift Water Rescue Team.

Authorities say the two teens were fishing in a small raft when the current pushed the them onto the island and punctured the raft, which caused it to start leaking air

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Watch 100 Years of Classic Fitness Trends in Under 2 Minutes

The various ways to stay in shape go back further than your parents' worn out copy of Jane Fonda's instructional VHS tape.

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Students Want To Attend State Colleges And Universities

SEATTLE (AP) — A record number of students have applied to Washington's six public universities this year.

Those numbers include a growing group of applicants from low-income families who would qualify for a state scholarship through the College Bound program

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Man From Naches Dies After Saturday Crash

A man who was involved in a one-vehicle crash on the Old Naches Highway on Saturday morning has died at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Washington State Patrol troopers say 21-year-old William Smith wasn't wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle

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It Was the Best of Lines, It Was the Worst of Lines

Every once in awhile I will go on a reading frenzy, and one of the authors I love to read is Charles Dickens. I love reading "A Christmas Carol."

Now if you are a fan of Dickens and literature, here's some news: The desk where Charles Dickens wrote his stories will be bought, thanks to a government-backed grant

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Gas Prices Rise Again This Week As April Arrives

Gas prices are on the rise again as we enter the month of April this week. Average retail gasoline prices in Yakima have risen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.52 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 91 gas outlets in Yakima

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Bridge Cleaning Could Delay Your Commute

If you drive Interstate 82 you could see some delays today.

Washington State Department of Transportation crews will be cleaning the Naches and Yakima River bridges on I-82 east of Selah. Today and Tuesday (March 31), westbound drivers can expect minor delays entering Selah during the day due to lane closures

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Duke Defeats Gonzaga, Joins Kentucky, Wisconsin and Michigan State in the Final Four

HOUSTON (AP) — A special group of freshmen is taking Duke and Coach K back to the NCAA Final Four.

The Blue Devils and their trio of freshmen starters are going to their 16th Final Four, a record-matching 12th for coach Mike Krzyzewski, after a 66-52 win Sunday in the South Regional over Gonzaga

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