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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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Couple Saves Man on Fire

A couple driving to the Central Washington State Fair on Sunday rescued a man who had caught fire when fumes from a nearby gas ignited his clothing and his garage.

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Woman Survives 15-Foot Fall in Wheelchair

A southwest Washington fire chief says a woman in an electric wheelchair fell off a trail and 15 feet down an embankment to a Camas lake bed but escaped with only minor injuries.

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Yakima County Health District Waiting on Test Results for Three Kids

Officials from the Yakima County Health District are waiting on test results as three kids from Yakima are being treated for a respiratory illness at Seattle's Childrens' Hospital.

The health district's Diane Bock says they hope to learn this week what is making the kids sick and if that sickness is linked to an illness that is hit kids in a dozen states

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Safety Top Priority at Local Gun Range

A 9-year-old girl in Arizona last month accidentally killed her firing range instructor when she lost control of an Uzi submachine gun.

The news has ignited a debate in the country about access to guns and the wisdom of state laws and parents who allow children to shoot firearms

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