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GAO report says government not doing enough against fraud

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) - A new report says the U.S. Department of Energy isn't doing enough to prevent fraud among its contractors, including at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.The report was issued Monday by the Government Accountability Office.The Tri-City Herald says the agency issued the report after incidents of alleged fraud by DOE contractors, including two at Hanford.

May Day protests planned

It is May 1 st , also known as May Day and International Workers Day. It dates back to a deadly workers strike in Chicago hundreds of years ago.This year, many marches are planned across the US against the immigration…

Goats return to manage levee vegetation along Mill Creek

A herd of goats will arrive Monday, May 1, to remove weeds and other vegetation growing on levees that border the creek shoreline extending from the Mill Creek diversion dam downstream to the metal division works foot bridge near the Mill Creek Office.

Man dead after pickup goes over cliff

RICHLAND, Wash. -- A 34-year-old man is after his pickup truck went over a 200-foot cliff in central Washington. Benjamin Mcafee was driving a Chevrolet pickup on Tuesday east on Road 22 northeast near the town of Krupp, which is…