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A Place For Friends And Video Games PLAYnation

When I was much younger I loved playing video games. But it was lonely at my house. I always was hoping for a place where I could gather with all my friends and we could play games together. It took many years but there's a place we can all go now called PLAYnation

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Special Event Friday Peace Officers Memorial Day

This is Peace Officers Memorial week and the Yakima Police Department will hold a special event Friday, which is Peace Officers Memorial Day, in front of the police station on south 3rd street. Spokesman Mike Bastinelli says a large wreath will be displayed with the names of 127 officers killed in the line of duty in 2014

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Fatal Fire Victim Identified

A 57-year-old Yakima woman who died in a house fire on Monday has been identified as Loretta Sander. Firefighters say Sander died of smoke inhalation. Investigators say a lit cigarette was the cause of the fire at the Mobile Manor Park at 8301 Tieton Drive

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Crackdown On Legal Pot Stores Underway

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state marijuana enforcement officials say they're beginning undercover sting operations to make sure legal pot stores aren't selling to anyone under 21.

The Liquor Control Board announced Tuesday that this month it's starting the sting operations, using 18-to-21-year-old men and women who are employees of the state agency

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Kitchen Fire at Yakima Apartment Forces Evacuation

A small fire at a Yakima apartment Tuesday forced about 20 people from the building. Firefighters say it wasn't the fire that did the most damage, but water from the sprinklers that put out the fire.

The fire started after someone in a third-floor apartment unit on the 800 block of East D Street left a pan of oil unattended on the stove around 6 p

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Yakima’s Marshall Kent Earns Top Seed in the PBA Tour Wolf Open

Coming off a successful 2013-14 Professional Bowlers Tour campaign, Yakima's Marshall Kent starts the 2015 Summer Swing by earning the top seed of the PBA Wolf Open at FireLake Bowling Center in Shawnee, Okla

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This Week’s Rain’s No Problem For Valley Cherry Harvest

The Yakima Valley cherry harvest is due in less than a month, so you'd think growers might be worried about the rain splitting cherries.

But not to worry, assures B.J. Thurlby, president of the Northwest Cherry Growers and Washington State Fruit Commission

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Dairy Suit Resolved In Yakima County

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Three dairies in Yakima Valley are operating under stricter sanitation standards following Monday's resolution of a years-long lawsuit.
The Community Association for the Restoration of the Environment was behind the lawsuit filed in February 2013 that claimed the dairies were contaminating groundwater with improper manure management

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America’s Oldest Nurse Turns 90, Still Going Strong

Most people at the age of 90 need a nurse. This woman is one.

Meet CeeCee Rigney. She's the oldest nurse in America and turned 90 years young last week. For her efforts, her co-workers threw her a surprise party and captured the scene in a video that has gone viral.

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Bargain-Hunting Wild Boar Crashes Through Mall Ceiling

Forget good deals, free shipping and the fact you can stay in your jammies -- this is why shopping online is the way to go.

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