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  1. US agrees to improve worker safety at polluted nuclear siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The U.S. government will pay $925,000 and improve worker safety to settle a lawsuit over emp... . FILE - This May 13, 2017, file photo shows a portion of the Plutonium Finishing Plant on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash.

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  2. Jason Gesser accuser speaks outRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The federal government will pay $925,000 and improve worker safety to settle a lawsuit over exposure to chemical vapors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Energy will test new technology to capture and destroy dangerous vapors that escape from nuclear waste storage tanks.

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  3. Hunter who hung upside-down in tree for 2 days in comaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A 70-year-old Oregon hunter who was rescued after hanging upside-down for two days about 30 feet from the ground is in intensive care in a drug-induced coma. The East Oregonian reports Friday that Eddie Voelker, of Prineville, was on a ventilator and has had a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain.

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  4. Neighbors help bust burglar in PascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Officers responded to the 3300 block of Calder Lane Wednesday after someone called 911 to report a burglary in progress. When they got on scene around 9:15 p.m., they arrested Jason Dean Donahue, 36, of Richland, on investigative holds for two counts of residential burglary.

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  5. Contaminated equipment from Hanford site entered RichlandRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Officials say equipment found with "low levels" of plutonium and other radioactive contamination left the Hanford Nuclear Reservation and entered Richland by mistake. The Tri-City Herald reports a message sent to Hanford employees Wednesday says a worker removed the spreader bar used at the Plutonium Finishing Plant without checking it for radiation late last month.

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  6. Contaminated equipment from Hanford site entered RichlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Officials say equipment found with "low levels" of plutonium and other radioactive contamination left the Hanford Nuclear Reservation and entered Richland by mistake. The Tri-City Herald reports a message sent to Hanford employees Wednesday says a worker removed the spreader bar used at the Plutonium Finishing Plant without checking it for radiation late last month.

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  7. K9 Grizzly subdues hatchet-assault suspect hiding in Grant CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Grant Couny Sheriff's K9 Grizzly helped track down a suspect from an assault involving a hatchet Tuesday afternoon in Lakeview. Deputies were called around 5:45 p.m. for an assault with a hatchet in the 100 block of Adrian Ave. Officers later learned the suspect was hiding at a home nearby on Ephrata Ave. The occupant of the home confirmed the suspect, 28-year-old Nunez Diaz, was inside and said she wanted him out of her house.

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  8. 60-year-old bicyclist dies in crash on DivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Around 6 p.m. Wednesday, a witness said the bicyclist was traveling west across Division when he went over a divider and was struck by a car. Off-duty personnel including a Spokane Police officer, detective, AMR medic, registered nurse and a doctor from Deaconess Hospital stopped immediately to render medical aid.

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  9. Spokane roofers deal with extreme heat on the jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    "Being that high up in the air makes a big difference on how hot it gets." James Rees said.

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  10. National Weather Service keeping a close eye on record temps in SpokaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Most people aren't too crazy about record breaking temperatures, but for some people, these are their favorite days of the year. "Everyone gets excited when we get close to a record, because it's just something new and something exciting," Bryce Williams, meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Spokane, said.

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  11. Crews break ground on Catalyst buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Officials say equipment found with "low levels" of plutonium and other radioactive contamination left the Hanford Nuclear Reservation and entered Richland by mistake. The Tri-City Herald reports a message sent to Hanford employees Wednesday says a worker removed the spreader bar used at the Plutonium Finishing Plant without checking it for radiation late last month.

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  12. Educators rally for better pay, educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Officials say equipment found with "low levels" of plutonium and other radioactive contamination left the Hanford Nuclear Reservation and entered Richland by mistake. The Tri-City Herald reports a message sent to Hanford employees Wednesday says a worker removed the spreader bar used at the Plutonium Finishing Plant without checking it for radiation late last month.

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  13. Alpine fire in Bonner County now 50 percent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    UPDATE: Aug. 8 6 p.m.: The Alpine Fire burning near Caribou Lake north and north of Sandpoint is now 50 percent contained as of Wednesday evening. Firefighters continue to build firelines and strengthen existing lines with hand crews, excavators and a dozer.

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  14. Fishing halted in Tri-City area due to hot river watersRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Officials are halting fishing on the Columbia River in Tri-City area where sockeye salmon are waiting while Yakima River waters cool down enough for them to move upstream. The Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife announced that as of Monday, any sockeye or summer chinook salmon must be released if they are caught in the Columbia River in the Tri-City area, starting at the blue bridge between Kennewick and Pasco upstream to the Interstate 182 bridge between Richland and Pasco.

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  15. Deal reached to clean land around 3 US plutonium reactorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A portion of the vast Washington state site where the U.S. government created much of the plutonium for the nation's nuclear arsenal will be scrubbed free of radiation and other pollution under a final plan reached by the U.S. Department of Energy and federal and state regulators. The plan announced Monday would spend $200 million to finish the cleanup of nearly 8 square miles of the 586-square-mile Hanford Nuclear Reservation, where plutonium was made for nuclear weapons during World War II and the Cold War.

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  16. Farm equipment plows into Fairfield fitness centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    On Monday a swather accidentally plowed into the side of a fitness center in Fairfield, Wash. Swathers are used for cutting grass to make hay.

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  17. Farm equipment hits fitness center in FairfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A judge known for unique sentences has ordered a man who knocked over a port-a-potty to clean manure out of animal pens at a county fairgrounds in Ohio. Judge Michael Cicconetti recently suspended most of a 120-day jail sentence for 18-year-old Bayley Toth, who pleaded guilty and was convicted of criminal mischief, in favor of the creative punishment of cleaning up waste from animals at Lake County's fairgrounds.

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  18. Woman shot inside WinCo Foods in RichlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Police say that at about 7:40 p.m. they received a call of shots fired inside the store at 101 George Washington Way. Responding officers found a woman shot inside the store and the suspect also in the store.

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  19. Work to demolish Hanford nuke weapons plant to resume in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Work to demolish a former nuclear weapons production factory in Washington state may resume in September, about six months after it was halted when workers were exposed to radioactive particles. The U.S. Department of Energy says it will implement extra safety measures for workers demolishing the Plutonium Finishing Plant on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, which is near Richland.

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  20. Ex-superintendent in Kennewick pleads guilty in child sex caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A former Kennewick school superintendent has pleaded guilty to arranging to meet with two teen girls at a Richland motel to have sex. The Tri-City Herald reports 76-year-old Paul Rosier pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted child sex trafficking with a victim younger than 18 as part of a plea agreement.

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