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Energy chief says hole has been filled at nuclear waste site

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) - U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry says a hole that developed in the top of a nuclear waste storage tunnel in Washington state has been filled.Perry announced Thursday morning that the 400-square foot (37 square meter) hole was filled swiftly and safely. He says the next step is to reduce risks at the aging tunnel.

Franklin County to buy new voter tabulation system

Franklin county commissioners gave the green light for the County Auditor to negotiate a contract for a new voter tabulation system. County Auditor Matt Beaton says the current ten year old system is in constant need of repairs and replacing…

Man shot, killed in Yakima

YAKIMA, Wash - Yakima police are investigating a homicide. Police say they responded to the 1400 block of Cherry Avenue after reports that shots were fired.