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Temporary Closure of Lions Pool Underway

The city of Yakima has temporarily closed Lions Pool while a pump is replaced. City officials say the project will be completed as quickly as possible, potentially by this weekend. However it is not known at this point exactly how long it will take to finish the work

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Ecology Officials Working To Remove Oil After Spill

The State Department of Ecology is investigating an oil spill into a local creek and river. They say an above-ground storage tank near Sunnyside failed on Sunday sending as much as 1,500 gallons of used motor oil into Sulphur Creek and the Yakima River

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Skydiver Has Seizure Mid-Jump, Instructor Saves the Day

Of all the things that can happen when you go skydiving, this isn't one that comes to mind.

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Spring On the Way — Gas Prices Rising

BELLEVUE (AP) -- The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gas in Washington has risen 28 cents in one week to $2.72.

That's up 59 cents in a month. It's 29 cents higher than the national average

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Did You Get That Flu Shot?

It's been a rough flu season for some people in the Northwest, and in Yakima it's been deadly. In fact Washington State Health Department officials say so far it's been the deadliest season in the past five years

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The Million Dollar Bracket Challenge

This month, 68 college basketball games will fill up the college basketball championship tournament bracket -- it's your job to figure out who wins each one.

Below, you can register for the Million Dollar Bracket Challenge, sponsored locally by Buffalo Wild Wings.

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Full Access to Freeway Planned In Union Gap

A big change is planned for the freeway in Union Gap if a state transportation package is passed by the legislature this year. Don Whitehouse the Regional Administrator for the Department of Transportation says one of the projects in the package is to create better access to I-82 in South Union Gap

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Pets Left In Hot Cars Could Soon Be Against The Law

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A bill that makes it a civil offense to lock a pet in a car under dangerous conditions has won unanimous approval from the Washington state Senate.

With little debate, senators approved the bill 49-0 Friday morning to expand Washington's animal-protection laws

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Measles Cases Still Growing In Washington State

SEATTLE (AP) — State health officials say a Whatcom County man is the seventh person in Washington state to get the measles this year.

Health Department spokesman Donn Moyer says the man was exposed while visiting a contagious relative in California

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Indian Tribes Talking About Pot

TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — Tribal representatives from around the country are converging in Washington state to discuss the risks and rewards of marijuana legalization.

Tribes have been wrestling with the issue since the U

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