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Amtrak Derailment Lawsuit
Amtrak now facing a lawsuit from the wife of a man killed in last weekends deadly derailment of a Seattle-bound train. Rebecca Schneider said her husband Zach's death was a "preventable tragedy." The lawsuit says Zach Schneider was in the viewing car and the accident caused him to be "violently tossed about inside ...
10 Digit Phone Calls Coming to Eastern Washington
We're all going to 10 digit phone numbers here in the 509. Starting October 24, eastern Washington will be transitioning to 10-digit dialing as well as several other area codes across the U.S. The change comes because of a new emergency number, 988, has been created for mental health crises and suicide prevention ...
Catalytic Converter Thefts Continue to Rise
Catalytic converter theft continues to rise in our area. Lieutenant Jason Kiel with Kennewick Police Department tells our partners at KEPR Action News that so far this year there have been over 90 reports of catalytic converter theft in the city of Kennewick, compared to just six reports last year ...
Federal COVID Unempluyment Ending Soon
Roughly 120-thousand Washingtonians are set to lose their federal unemployment benefits next week when the federal pandemic unemployment program expires. Jobless residents will receive their final unemployment payment next week. Governor Jay Inslee's office reiterated yesterday that the state will not be stepping in to replace the expiring benefits with state funding ...

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