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Aussie Guitar Ninja Blake Noble to Highlight Final Downtown Summer Nights Event In Yakima This Thursday

There's an old adage in show business that goes something like this: "Leave the crowd wanting more."

This Thursday night, those who attend the final installment of the city of Yakima and Townsquare Media's "Downtown Summer Nights" street concert series -- powered in part by

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AFP PHOTO/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez
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Can’t We Just All Get Along? Or Are We ALL Racists?

Our columnist/business & technology  pal Tim Bryce of Florida has presented a very interesting premise for a recent column.  He suggests we have overused the word “racist” to the point that it has lost its original meaning . 

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While Promoting Unity Political Correctness Divides

Where are you at with political correctness? From flags, to lion hunting,  to “ALL lives matter” we have been drinking from the fire hose of political correctness recently.  Does it really serve a purpose?  Does it make us a kinder/gentler people or is it just a new kind of club used to beat the rubes into line?  Our Florida businessman and columnist friend, Tim Bryce, wrote a good piece on political correctness and it deserves your attention.  Thanks Tim, spot on as usual!

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Category: Human Interest, Opinion
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Fill ‘Er Up! New 7-Cent Per Gallon Gas Tax In Washington State Goes Into Effect Saturday!

Better top off the tank by Friday night!

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Seattle’s Safeco Field Rates As One Of Baseball’s 10 Best

Recently, Lauren Paul of Buzzfeed.com compiled a ranking of all 30 Major League Ballparks and Stadiums from worst to first.

Where did Safeco Field in Seattle -- home of the Mariners -- rate?

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You Have 3 Weeks To Buy Gas Before Washington State Has 2nd Highest Fuel Tax In US

The most recent session of the Washington State Legislature has just wrapped up, and one of the biggest bills that was passed was a $16 BILLION transportation package. How will this be paid for? By increasing the gasoline tax, of course!

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Moving On From Independence Day

I hope you had a fantastic Fourth of July. I hope you and your family did something that will be memorable for years to come.  But if this Fourth of July felt a little different to you, well, you aren’t alone

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Category: Human Interest, Opinion
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Fourth of July Tips For Taking Great Photos of Fireworks On Your Smartphone

The folks at TIME.com recently had a professional photographer write a list of six tips for taking great pictures of fireworks just using your smartphone.

One of the tips was more in reference to editing and another included the use of a 'selfie stick' and those things should be outlawed so we're leaving it off this list:

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City of Yakima’s Bicycle Plan Wants Your Opinion

If you are bicyclist and would like to have some input as to how the pathways, trails and bike facilities are planned for expansion and/or improved upon in the future, here is your chance!

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Yakima’s Biggest Yard Sale is May 9, But What Other ‘Yakima’s Biggests’ Can We Think Of?

Here at "The BIG Show" on KATS, we are getting geared up for Yakima's BIGGEST Yard Sale on May 9 at J.M. Perry Tech.

With that, we wondered: What are some of Yakima's other "biggest" things?

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