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Enterprise Challenge Finalists Named

The grand prize of $10,000 and total prizes of $17,500 are down to eight local businesses in the 2014 version of the Enterprise Challenge.

The contest is put on by the Yakima County Development Association and Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce

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EPA Looking to Remove Chemicals From Approved List, MGK Merging

  • The EPA has requested public comment on the agency’s proposal to remove 72 chemicals from the Approved Pesticide Inert Ingredient List.

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City Pulls Business Licenses of Massage Parlors

The city of Yakima has revoked the business licenses of six Asian massage parlors which were raided as part of a police sting earlier this month.

On Monday, five people were charged with gross misdemeanors for practicing medicine without a license, while two of the suspects were also charged with prostitution

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Yakima Car Dealer Fighting Sign Ordinance

A Yakima businessman who owns a car dealership says he is upset the city is threatening to remove signs at his business to enforce the city sign ordinance.

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One Victim Alive and One Dead in Separate Incidents, More Briefs

  • Yakima Police are investigating a fatal stabbing this morning.

    Officers were called to a tire store in the 1400 block of South First St. for a car in the building. When they arrived they found the car inside the building with a man inside who had been stabbed multiple times.

    The 21-year-old victim was taken to a Yakima hospital where he died. Police say he was likely stabbed in a parking lot on the west side of the street then drove across the street and into the building where he was found just after 1:00 a.m. Monday.

    No arrests have been made and the victim has not been identified.

  • Yakima Police are investigating a shooting on the 100 block of South First St. and Chestnut Ave. reported at about 2:00 a.m. Friday.

    Officers found a 42-year-old man who had been shot in both legs as well as a suspect vehicle fleeing the area. Police stopped the vehicle along I-82 near union gap.

    Five people were in the car and but only one suspect was arrested.

    The victim is recovering this morning at a Yakima hospital.

  • Yakima County Sheriff's deputies have been busy in Idaho this week.

    Detectives searching for a missing Toppenish woman say they found the van belonging to 30-year-old Estela Rios-Gonzalez in a McDonalds' parking lot in Boise, Idaho.

    Authorities say her boyfriend checked into a Boise hotel alone three weeks ago but has not been seen since then.

    Gonzalez was last seen in the first week of October leaving Legends Casino with Garcia.

    Deputies are also still actively looking for Garcia and Gonzalez today.

  • The County Auditor's office is saying that 15 percent of the 107, 000 ballots sent to Yakima County voters have been returned.

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    Day Care for Your Pets Discussed on KIT’s Mike Bastinelli Show [AUDIO]

    Although daycare for children has been around for years and years, the concept of "doggy daycare" is a relatively new concept. Some pet owners who have limited space at home can't leave their pet unattended during work hours or don't want to leave them confined, only to have to dash home to give pets a bathroom break

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    Dick’s Sporting Goods Suspends Rifle Sales, Removes Guns from Display

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A sporting goods chain says it's suspending sales of modern rifles nationwide because of the school shooting in Connecticut.

    Dick's Sporting Goods also says it's removing all guns from display at its store closest to Newtown, where the massacre took place

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    Get Your Hands On Your Own Hooters!

     

    Seriously, how would you like to own your own Hooters restaurant? Here's your chance!

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    Costco Reports Strong Quarterly Results, Stock Drops

     

    Costco Wholesale's stock price has fallen 3 percent Wednesday morning despite the company posting a quarterly profit that was 16 percent...

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    Hate Your Boss? Call the Government! [VIDEO]

    In an unprecedented and controversial move, the White House has launched a new program at the Department of Labor which will refer workers who have complaints about their bosses to a toll free number at the American Bar Association, where they can get a lawyer to work on their case on a contingency fee basis

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