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Brothers face murder trial together in Pasco slaying

wo half-brothers will face trial together in the shooting death of a 27-year-old man who one of them got into an altercation with at a southern Washington nightclub.The Tri-City Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2o52xgu) Simeon Howard and Nathaniel Thompson are both charged with murder. Their attorneys said Tuesday that they didn't object to the prosecution's request that the two cases be joined for trial.

Brown scores major wins for Tri-Cities in Senate capital budget

Sen. Sharon Brown, R-Kennewick, said today she is pleased that her work to get significant funding for local colleges, historical projects and other key community improvements paid off with more than $40 million in funding for 8th District projects included in the Senate’s proposed capital budget.

UPDATE: Community debates Prosser SD staff's actions

A day after the Prosser School District heard dozens of comments against staff members Peggy and Dale Brown, the local community continues its debate. Peggy Brown is on administrative leave following a public post she made on Facebook about a…