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Who's your TV mom?

With Mother's Day closing in, we wondered which TV mom most closely resembles your own. Take our quiz, and think about how your mom reacts, or would have reacted, to certain situations. 

Tri-Cities COVID-19 metrics suggest a return to Phase 2 next week

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Today's coronavirus metrics from the Benton-Franklin Health District (BFHD) likely provides the bi-county region's final update before public health leaders re-evaluate 'Healthy Washington' standing. Given the current state of the coronavirus pandemic in Benton and Franklin Counties,…

How much do you know about Mother's Day?

Did it start in the U.S.? Or elsewhere? Who was Anna Jarvis? And where in the world do we get so many of our flowers?

Yakima County judge blocks some virus rules on farms

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state judge has blocked some coronavirus-related restrictions on farms and orchards meant to protect farmworkers. Yakima County Superior Court Judge Blaine Gibson issued an injunction last week that stops the state from enforcing a…

Navajo students describe pandemic struggles to Jill Biden

Students on the largest Native American reservation spoke with first lady Jill Biden on Friday about challenges they've faced during the coronavirus pandemic, including poor internet access and feelings of isolation. The hourlong discussion took place at Hunters Point Boarding School, a small, aging grade school on the Navajo Nation. The handful of students were from schools in the surrounding area. Lesley Tohtsoni teaches U.S. history at the Navajo Preparatory School in Farmington, New Mexico. She says the students talked to Biden about ways to combat isolation and maintain their mental health. Biden told them help was on the way for broadband through her husband’s administration.