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Jury Finds Roger “The Rocket” Clemens Not Guilty

Who’s smiling now? Now congress can get back to being congress! Oh…wait…

Former baseball star Roger Clemens was acquitted Monday on all charges of obstruction and lying Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs .

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Man Rescues Three People While on Vacation

Like most tourists in Florida, Gus Hertz was probably just hoping for some relaxing time in the sun. Instead, the Virginia man became a hero after rescuing three people in two separate incidents over a two day period. Well, that puts us to shame. The most we ever managed on vacation is a mean case of sunburn.

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Today Is Your Birthday! Happy 70th Birthday to Sir Paul McCartney

For fans around the world of The Beatles are joining in on the 70th birthday of Sir Paul McCartney.  “They say it’s your birthday /Buh-duh-duh-duh-duh-duh /It’s my birthday too, yeah,”. It wasn't that long ago, when Paul wrote and sung "When I'm 64"

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Yakima Gas Prices Up Again

Average retail gasoline prices in Yakima have risen 4.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.25 per gallon June 3. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.5 cents per gallon in the last w

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Have a Donut (or a Dozen) for National Donut Day

If you put down that morning Cruller or Long John because you’re trying to watch your figure or keep your blood sugar from skyrocketing, go ahead and have one. Just tell yourself it’s National Donut Day.

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Summer Travel Season Kicks Off With Higher Gas Prices

How much did you pay to fill up for the long weekend? Average retail gasoline prices in Yakima have risen 2.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.21 per gallon on May 28. According to Yakima's gasoline price website, this compares with the

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Sharp Rise In Gas Prices Marks The Weekend.

If you are driving this upcoming holiday weekend be ready for the likelihood of a sharp rise in gasoline prices in the next few days and through the weekend in Yakima. "I expect stations to increase prices as much as 10-35 cents per gallon by the conclusion of the weekend with some stations starting to raise prices immediately," said Patrick DeHaan, GasBuddy

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Legendary Carroll Shelby Dies 89

 

Today is a sad day for anyone that is car crazy. The legendary Carroll Shelby past way at the age of 89. Carroll was the man that set the racing and auto designing world on its ear. The Cobra, Mustang Cobra, Shelby Cob

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Workers Looking At Layoffs From Hostess

The folks who make Twinkies and cupcakes could be losing their jobs. Hostess is warning that 250 employees in Washington state, including Yakima, could be out of a job in 60 days. The company is now in Chapter 11 bankruptcy and trying to get back on its feet by renegotiating contracts with unions

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National Report Card – U.S.A. Flunks Civics

 We spend a lot of time on News Talk KIT talking about what it means to be an American, what it should take to be an American, etc.  We reference the founding fathers, show our displeasure with lame-brain court decisions…you know the drill.  We also like to think that more people are like us than not.

But are we right?  A Xavier University survey would indicate not. “Nearly a third of Americans would get a big fat “F” on a citizenship test, according to a new study. The lack of knowledge mostly pertains to civics questions.”

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