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Smoke Detector, Quick Thinking Reduces House Fire Damage

A working smoke detector made all the difference in a house fire early Sunday according to the firefighters who fought the blaze.

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Christmas Tree Safety One Key to Preventing Holiday Fires

Between the Christmas trees, holiday lights and other decorations, this season is rife with dangers that could lead to household fires.

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Here’s a Simple Tip to Make Your Vehicle Safer to Drive at Night [VIDEO]

A "household remedy" that can save you some serious money and make your car much safer to drive during winter's longer night times and bad weather conditions.

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WSDOT Says Advance Planning Can Make Thanksgiving Travel Much Easier

 

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) offers several sources to make holiday travel less stressful than preparing the big dinner.

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Nurses Association Calling on Area Hospitals for Ebola Preparation

The Washington State Nurses Association is calling on hospitals in Yakima and throughout the state to take urgent action on four key priority issues to ensure the safety of health care workers, patients and the public against Ebola.

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Halloween in Yakima Can Be Tough on Children With Asthma

You might not think about it, but trick or treating can be an ordeal for kids that suffer from asthma, especially in Yakima with cold temperatures and smokey conditions.

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Teen Dies in Idaho Corn Maze

Authorities say a Washington state man has been struck and killed by a bus inside a zombie attraction at an Idaho corn maze.

The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office says 18-year-old Jeremy McSpadden Jr

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Yakima Police Department to Hold Family Halloween Event

 

The Yakima Police Department will hold its second annual "Trunk or Treat" on Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 6:30-8 p.m.

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High School Evacuated, Teen Arrested After Bomb Threat

Authorities say a high school in the small town of St. Helens, Oregon, was evacuated after a report that a student had put a small homemade bomb in his locker. The Oregon State Police bomb squad swept the school and found one device

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School Safety Summit Discusses Several Topics

How do school officials keep kids safe in a violent situation? How do officials deal with a bully? Two of the many questions that were answered during a school safety summit held at YV Tech Thursday.

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