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Purple Purse Aims To Stop Domestic Violence

The Yakima YWCA is starting the Purple Purse Challenge this week to hopefully win $100,000 from Allstate Insurance Company so the agency can help more domestic violence victims. YWCA Executive Director Erin Black says the Yakima YWCA is one of only 146 agencies in the U

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Work At Davis High School And Zaepful Stadium On Time

The official school year is underway and construction continues at Davis High School in Yakima. Construction Principal Jim Wright says it's been a long process since all the construction began nearly two years ago

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City Council Could Reduce Utility Tax, Pick Plaza Tonight

The Yakima City Council will be busy tonight -- they're expected to discuss the designs for a downtown plaza and reduce the utility tax when they hold their first meeting of the month.

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Dunn In: Oakland’s New DH Provides the Pop as A’s Top M’s

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Adam Dunn provided instant pop for the struggling Athletics, hitting a towering, two-run homer in his first at-bat for Oakland to highlight a 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday in a matchup of playoff contenders

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Seattle Nails Nationals, Sidesteps Sweep

SEATTLE (AP) — Dustin Ackley homered and drove in four runs and the Seattle Mariners averted a three-game sweep, beating the Washington Nationals 5-3 Sunday.

Bryce Harper homered twice for Washington and Nate Schierholz also connected

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Parents Send Kids to College, Look to Fill that Emptiness … With Furniture

With the arrival of fall comes the departure of summer -- and your college-bound kids.

Which means many parents who find themselves echoing in empty nests are thinking of spending the coming autumn days redecorating homes and reclaiming rooms that used to be full of their kids' dirty socks, skateboards and tangled earbuds

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Road Work Continues Throughout the City With School Underway

Road construction crews get an extra day off this weekend, but many streets will be affected by road work throughout the city.

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This Time, Nationals Do It with Pitching

SEATTLE (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg pitched into the eighth inning and Jayson Werth hit his second home run in two nights to lead the Washington Nationals past the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Saturday.

Strasburg (11-10) went 7 2-3 innings and struck out eight, increasing his NL-leading total to 210

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Pilot Recycling Program Wrapping Up After Successful Trial

Despite not having final numbers, the city believes that the recent pilot recycling program was was a success according to a press release.

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Nationals Refuse to Bow to King Felix, Muscle Mariners, 8-3

SEATTLE (AP) -- Anthony Rendon hit one of Washington's four homers off Felix Hernandez, and the Nationals showed off their power in an 8-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night that snapped a three-game losing streak

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