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Family Mourns Slain Israeli Soldier
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Couples Court: My Girlfriend Wants Me to Toss Out Old Photos of My Exes

A picture's worth a thousand words, they say. But what if they're words your girlfriend doesn't want to hear?

That's kind of the problem this week's Couples Court plaintiff is having ...

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Kat Von D Beauty UK Launch Meet & Greet
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Some Guy Made A Dating Resume — Do Yakima Valley People Have Dating Resumes?

Back in the day, when I used to date a lot, I always had a "list" in the back of my mind for dating. Of course, I would ask some standard questions and if there was a "no" in any of them, the date was over. I know that's kind of harsh, but it is the truth. So, I had a "dating resume. I just didn't put it on paper. But a Michigan kid has, and it works.

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Keith Urban's Fourth Annual We're All For The Hall Benefit Concert
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Montgomery Gentry and Williams and Ree Announced At Yakima’s CWSF [VIDEO]

The Central Washington State Fair announced today that country music duo Montgomery Gentry and comedians Williams and Ree will perform at this year's fair.

Williams and Ree will bring the laughs September 22nd and Montgomery Gentry will bring the music Tuesday September 26th, 2017.

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Michele Mathews - Steak From Carenivino
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Yakima Steak Company Is Accepting Applications

I love steak and can hardly wait until the new Yakima Steak Company opens in Yakima. I'm so excited I can smell that sweet beef cooking already!

The YSC will open in the old location of Tony's Steakhouse at 221 W. Yakima Ave., and the upstart company is already looking for employees, according to a Facebook posting by Jamie Whitney.

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I Got Hit By a Car in Yakima! It Was Scary, But I’m OK

I thought Friday night was going to be a fun evening. My oldest son was home from college to celebrate his birthday, and we'd decided to head to Olive Garden for dinner.

We parked across from Olive Garden near Chase Bank. The five of us were standing waiting at the crosswalk -- myself, my 10-year-old daughter Shaylee, my 12-year-old son Jackson, my college son Mathew and his friend Niveo. We pushed the crosswalk button. The stoplight turned red and our animated "walk" guy lit up.

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Government Plans Education Summit
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Does Washington Have Good After-School Programs? [POLL]

Recent reports say that Donald Trump wants to do away with after-school programs for 2 million children. I am almost positive that this is not a good idea. I have volunteered for many after-school programs in my life. I have helped with my daughters over the years, and as far as I can tell, after-school programs are much needed in our communities.

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It’s Free Ice Cream Cone Day! Here’s How To Get Your Free Cone in Yakima

It's the first day of spring and what better way to celebrate than getting free ice cream from Dairy Queen!

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Yakima Flooding Spared Our Boss’s Place — Barely [VIDEO]

Michele and I ribbed our boss Nik on the air today about living on Lake Aspen. It was fun to goof around but luckily his wife and he have one of the few homes that managed to escape a worse fate.

Nik grabbed some video surveying the damage left behind by the receding waters.

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Yakima’s Dozer Day Kicks Off Tomorrow With Live Broadcast From 929 The Bull

929 The Bull is getting excited for Central Washington Home Builders Association's Dozer Day at the Yakima Valley Sundome

Kelly West from 929 The Bull will be broadcasting live to kick things off.

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JCPenney Closing 138 Stores Across the Nation, but Not in Yakima!

Popular department chain JCPenney has announced the closing of 138 stores across the United States. Some feared fear that Yakima would be on that list, but I'm happy to say we're saved!

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Townsquare Media / Nik Krastins
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City Crews Working To Stop Flow Of Water On Friday [VIDEO]

It started Thursday morning. The water started flowing into the Lake Aspen neighborhood and police and city crews responded. Yakima Police spokesman Mike Bastinelli says officers were called to the housing area on River Road at about 8:30 a.m. Thursday morning. "We first had to evacuate 11 homes and about 15 people."

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More Flooding Causes Traffic Congestion At 16th Avenue In Yakima

My drive has become hectic these days due to ramp closures at 40th and now water is pouring onto the streets near Lake Aspen.

I tried to leave work today through the 16th avenue exit and discovered that route to be delayed.

A new DOT press release states 16th ave at mile post 102 exit is closed. 

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