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Spring Barrel Tasting This Weekend, YVCC Dental School Looking for Patients

  • Wine tasters will fill the valley and uncork their love for local wines this weekend.

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Train Scheduling Impacting Farmers, Fighting E. Coli

  • Last week the U.S. Surface Transportation Board ordered BNSF Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway to direct all railcars to make fertilizer deliveries to avoid planting delays this spring.

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Tracking Swine Health, Sen. Johanns Trying to Change Ag Rules

  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture is discussing the possibility of setting rules to require reporting of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) outbreaks with the American Association of Swine Veterinarians to improve tracking of the disease.

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Meals on Wheels Program Holding Fundraiser

The Meals on Wheels program, which serves about 900 people in Yakima, is trying to deal with a $26,000 federal funding cut this year.

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Greenhouse Gas Level Rising, Help for Hunger in Poor Countries

  • An Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its report for policymakers titled "Climate Change 2014 -- Mitigation of Climate Change."

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Japan Cutting U.S. Beef Tariffs, Restaurant Menus Changing

  • Reuters reports Japan is considering cutting U.S. beef import tariffs to less than 10-percent from 38.5-percent as part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations.

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Chicken Nuggets Recalled, Wheat Research Could Fight Stem Rust

  • More than 75,000-pounds of frozen, fully-cooked chicken nugget products are being recalled by a Tyson Foods plant according to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

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Yakima Fourth Fattest City in U.S.

A new study shows that Yakima is one of the fattest places in America — fourth in the nation.

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Health Alert for Late March Seattle Visitors

The Washington State Health Department has released a warning for people who might have been in the Seattle area in late March.

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Research Leading to Longer Lasting Eggs, Milk Producers Challenging FDA

  • USDA’s Agricultural Research Service has developed a way to pasteurize raw, in-shell eggs faster without ruining their taste, texture, color or other important qualities.

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