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City Council Retreat Focusing on Priorities, Future of City

The Yakima City Council will hold a retreat tomorrow to talk about the future and the goals for the city.

One of the topics of discussion will be a lesson on how to handle difficult and complex decisions

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Oil Companies Accused of Anti-Competitive Practice, Wildfire Victims Getting Financial Help

  • After a year, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley and Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar have again asked the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to study possible anti-competitive practices regarding certain oil companies.

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Bins of Light Art Project for Underpass To Be Decided

With the completion of the Martin Luther King Jr. underpass the Yakima City Council will be faced with a decision.

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USDA Changing on Genetically Engineered Info, National Farmers Market Week in August

  • In February 2013 the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service proposed sharing information with state regulators about genetically engineered organisms released in their jurisdictions.

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USDA Helping with Organic Certification, Farmers and EPA Still

  • USDA has announced $13 million in Farm Bill funding is now available for organic certification cost-share assistance.

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Primary Preview: Learning More About the Job

I was fortunate enough to get an opportunity to chat with some of the people who are vacating their current seats, leaving them open them open for election.

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Clean Water Act Challenged, New Conservation Program Announced

  • Florida Representative Steve Southerland has proposed the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protect Act which would halt any action of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers regarding the proposed definition of waters of the United States.

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State of Emergency Declared, Appropriations Bill Passes House Committee

  • A state of emergency was declared late Tuesday in 20 Eastern Washington counties in response to multiple wildfires threatening homes, businesses, public infrastructure, and natural resources in many parts of the state as fire crews face continued severe fire weather conditions.

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Trade Negotiations On Hold, School Nutrition Convention Shows Healthy Alternatives

  • The Japan Times reports Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiators finished their meeting in Ottawa Saturday without an agreement or date for the next meeting due to differences over contentious issues such as intellectual property.

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Highway Funding Center of Battle, Ben & Jerry’s and GMOs

  • Democrats are warning of a looming highway shutdown, comparing it to the government shutdown of 2013, as the Highway Trust Fund faces a $10 billion shortfall.

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