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Toys For Tots Bike Run With The United States Marine Corps & Salvation Army Is Sunday

Whoa! Christmas is already on the way! Which means our local Marines are already gearing up for the 100th year of Toys for Tots. We need to help by stocking them up with lots of brand-new toys for needy children in our area.

Our first chance is at this weekend's annual bike run in Yakima.

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Yakima City Council’s Vote May Run Uber Right Out Of Town

Should Yakima ban Uber?

A lot of people in Yakima have used Uber before and are excited that we finally have it here. I grew up in a town where you would have to wait forty-five minutes to an hour-at minimum- for a taxi...

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Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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Yakima Man Hits Lottery, Plans To Give Much Of $1 Million In Winnings To Eagles

Marvin Koop of Yakima recently bucked the 18.5 million-to-1 odds and scored a cool million bucks with his winning Mega Millions ticket in Washington's Lottery.

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Honda Recalls Cars Due To Headlight Problems
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Local Auto Dealer Giving Away Free Car To Deserving Person

Carey Motors of Yakima is announcing the continuation of a promotion they started last year -- they're giving away a free car to a deserving person.

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Yakima’s Barge-Chestnut Neighborhood Closed To Traffic On Halloween

With over 1,000 trick-or-treaters expected to descend upon the Barge-Chestnut neighborhood in Yakima, city officials and police are taking measures to ensure the safety of all.

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Seahawks Cart Is The Coolest & Rare

Every where I turn there is something that screams 'Sea-Hawks!' If it is a car or a truck or even houses between Tri-Cities & Yakima, Seahawks are all around. In fact, I might have to argue that the Seahawks have better fans than the voted number one fans in the country, The Green Bay Packers. I am sure a Packers fans would not agree but, the truth is out there. I am on Eagles fan. I am pretty sure that Eagles fans are the meanest!

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Forget Red vs. Blue — Fall Colors Are Much More Soothing [PHOTOS]

Here’s one of the few posts you’ll find on the internet today that isn’t about politics – no red-vs.-blue arguments here. We promise.

But it does have some color.

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Off The Record Music Store Is Moving To A New Location On October 24th

It was only two years ago that our favorite hometown record store, Off The Record, was for sale. The previous owner, Rich Koch, decided to retire and offered to grant someone else the opportunity to run the store that's been here for more than 30 years...

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Am I Too Sick to Go to Work Today?

It's that time of year again ... and none of us is immune. Not even me!

Yup -- a nasty, stubborn cold has been making its way around our offices, and after hearing all the coughing and nose-blowing echo down the halls for the past few weeks, the bug finally landed in my work space.

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Prosser FFA Students Take Third in National Competition

Here's another reason to be "Prosser proud:" Prosser High School's FFA Novice Parliamentary Procedure Team just walked away with third place in the country at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis!

And Prosser's Robyn Denny was named Outstanding Individual for the whole contest!

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A Teal Pumpkin On Your Porch Could Save A Life In Yakima

Halloween is coming quickly and I've recently become aware of a special project that will result in all kids enjoying Halloween safely.

I was unaware that kids with food allergies are usually shut out of treats due to the peanuts, nuts and sugars that go into most Halloween candy.

The good news is that there is a way to help parents and kids identify which homes have safe options for kids with food allergies -- and you can help spearhead this wonderful cause this year.

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Central City Comic Con Helped Me Check Some Items Off My Bucket List [VIDEO]

Meeting some of the big names who were at Central City Comic Con helped me check a few items off my bucket list! I'm so happy that I got to speak with Dee Wallace, the mom from "E.T." and "Cujo," Jeffery Weissman, who was George McFly from "Back to the Future," Deep Roy the oompa loompa from "Charlie & The Chocolate Factory" and Justin Zimmerman, writer, filmmaker and professor. However, I was in for a bigger surprise because Central City Comic Con was packed with a ton more stars than that.

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