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Rain grounds hot air balloonists

Pilots will try again after 6:30 a.m. tomorrow

Rain prompts pilots to call off Friday morning hot air balloon launch

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Shots fired; suspects arrested

Domestic dispute leads to several arrests

If the disturbance that occurred yesterday at Rodeway Inn and Bob’s Drive-In is what police believe it was, it was crazy.

Prosser schools leader leaves

School District: Tolcacher on paid leave

The top educator in the School District is no longer at his post.

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Rice moving RC’s Casino into part of Valley Lanes

Move will save owner money, generate tax revenue for city

City residents who like to gamble at cards will no longer have to leave town to do so.





    Computers can tell gay or straight

    According to “Newsweek” and MSNBC, Stanford University researchers have reported startling accuracy in predicting sexual orientation by using artificial intelligence analysis of facial features in photographs.

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    Forget politics, show respect

    I enjoy football.

    Put male or female on birth certificate

    When you are born, you either arrive with the indoor plumbing of a girl or the outdoor plumbing of a boy. And while there may be birth defects to cause a few babies to be born without either, gender is determined by your chromosomes.

    They’ll go after Columbus next

    On March 14, 1891, in the city of New Orleans, 11 Italian Americans were lynched by an angry mob. The anger stemmed from a jury’s failure to convict the men of killing a police officer, Daniel Hennessy.

    Thanks to all you environmentalists


    Thanks to all you environmentalists — for burning up our forests, rather than log or graze.

    Facebook and Irma, yea

    I often hear or read people on Facebook say how much they don’t like it. They write a bitter post about the bitter post that got under their skin.

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