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You Have Some Extra Time For Tax Filing

You can thank President Abraham Lincoln for the extra time in filing your taxes this year. Taxes aren't due until tomorrow.  April 15 was on a Sunday this year and today is Emancipation Day. This is a federal holiday observed in D

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Yakima’s Jail Situation: What’s The Solution?

 

Both the City of Yakima and Yakima County are experiencing jail problems. Space, costs, security upgrades. And it's up to taxpayers to provide solutions.

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To Tax or Not to Tax..That is the Question!

A rock and a hard place, blood from a turnip, end of the rope…pick your favorite desperation saying…chances are it fits the conditions at city hall as the 2012 budget comes together. New city manager Don Cooper says the new budget, as guided by the priorities of government restrictions, will see 7 police officer positions removed from the budget. That doesn’t mean layoffs, the police is running short 7 spots due to retirements but it does mean a serious crimp in manpower at a time when more police are needed to combat gang violence.

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Your Input Needed to Help Determine Future of Street Repair

The city street of Yakima are not exactly paved with gold...in fact, it will take quite a bit of "gold" to bring them back up to snuff...somewhere between 20 and 30 million dollars. 

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Yakima Streets: Which are the Worst? Help Us Find Them!

 

Ever heard the phrase "as ugly as nine miles of bad road"?  25% of Yakima's streets really are nine miles (and more) of bad road. What do we do about it?

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Tax Day is Today

Once again, you've sent your tax returns off to the federal and state governments. Or if you haven't, you'd better get down to it, because the deadline is midnight tonight (Monday).

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Issues Still Big But Crowds Smaller for Tea Party Rallies

In the past two years, tax day -- April 15 -- was greeted with nationwide protests by Tea Party supporters furious at government spending – protests that captured national attention. But the tax day protests this year are going largely unnoticed.

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Seven Ridiculous State Taxes

While doing (and paying) your taxes is the opposite of a good time, there are some taxes that are so ridiculous, they're actually kind of fun.

Well, maybe not so fun if you actually live in one of these states. Check out our list of seven ridiculous state taxes:

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