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Walla Walla Holds Off Another Ninth-Inning Pippins Rally

For the third time in as many games, the Pippins tried to stage a ninth-inning rally. However, the late push fell short, and the Pippins dropped Monday’s rubber match to the Walla Walla Sweets, 5-4.

The Pippins got on the b

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Rally Set For Tuesday In Downtown Yakima

A rally is set for this afternoon in Yakima. The Yakima Valley Latin Leaders for Change organization wants the Yakima City Council to withdraw the request for a stay in the current elections in the voting rights case and move ahead under the newly created system. The city has asked for

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Police Searching For Man Who Robbed Yakima Bank

Yakima Police are looking for a man who robbed the Bank of the West  the 500 block of East Yakima Avenue Monday. Police say the man walked into the bank around 4:20 p.m. and handed the teller a note demanding money

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Seager Homers, Walker Shuts Down Giants as Mariners Win 5-1

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kyle Seager hit his 11th home run with a solo shot in the eighth, Taijuan Walker struck out six in seven innings, and the Seattle Mariners beat the San Francisco Giants 5-1 on Monday night

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Big Brush Fire Keeps Fire Crews Busy West of Yakima

Fire crews from throughout the area were battling a brush fire west of Yakima on Monday afternoon. The flames destroyed two homes and damaged a third in the area of Schuller Grade Road and South Naches Road

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New Ag Director For State NOT A Farmer

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The new director of the Washington Department of Agriculture begins his job Monday leading a staff of 750 with a budget of about $158 million.

Derek Sandison is a 62-year-old Port Angeles native who has a reputation for building consensus and the backing of agricultural interests

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Seahawks Players Plan For The Future With Starbucks Job Shadow Program

They say that the average playing career of an NFL player is some where about 3 to 7 years. What lies ahead of some players is a unsure future.

Some of the Seattle Seahawks are taking advantage of a job shadowing that is in its second year, that will introduce them to opportunities with some of the biggest companies in Seattle.

Kevin Pierre-Louis, Garry Gilliam, Mike Morgan, Julius Warmsley and Marcus Burley are some of the players

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BREAKING NEWS: Gas Line Break Closes Nob Hill Boulevard

Nob Hill Boulevard appears to be temporarily closed as fire crews are responding to an alarm at this moment.

According to info gathered from Yakima Fire scanner, Nob Hill will be barricaded from 24th Avenue to 32nd Avenue until further notice as a gas line was broken by a construction crew

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NAACP Spokane Leader Quits Amid Controversy

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The president of the NAACP's Spokane, Washington, chapter has resigned as furor mounted over her racial identity, after her parents said she has falsely portrayed herself as black for years even though she is actually white

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Bishop Leads Storm Past Sparks With Career-high 18

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Abby Bishop scored 13 of her career-high 18 points in the second half and the Seattle Storm rallied to beat the Los Angeles Sparks 60-54 on Sunday.

Bishop scored back-to-back baskets to put the Storm (2-2) up 53-50 with 4:18 left in the game — their first lead since the opening minutes

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