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In an effort to bring life and activity to the downtown, the Yakima Arts Commission started the 'Windows Alive!' project back in 2013.
The 2015 fall/winter edition of the “Windows Alive!” exhibition will go on display October 2nd through January 29th.

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The 2015 fall/winter edition of the “Windows Alive!” exhibition will go on display October 2nd through January 29th.

Read More: Window Art Goes Hot Tonight – It’s Windows Alive! | latest editon of 'Windows Alive!' exhibition went on display Friday afternoon and will be up through the end of January.
Consumer Consumer Reports: Should you buy an ultra hd tv?
Sales of ultra high-definition TVs are up sharply this year. With their great picture quality, it’s no wonder. Ultra high-def TVs offer four times the pixels of regular HD TVs, which means four times the detail. The best models Consumer Reports tested offer superior picture quality, and the vast majority are smart TVs with access to Internet content.

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Local Oregon shooting victims: Teens just starting out, teacher (Photo Gallery) (Video)
The nine people killed after a gunman opened fire on an Oregon community college campus Thursday took different paths to the small rural college, ranging from teens starting college for the first time to adults who were seeking a second career. One was an assistant professor of English at the college.


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National & World Trial to begin for teen charged in teacher's rape, killing
One day in the fall of 2013, Colleen Ritzer asked one of her 9th-grade algebra students to stay after school. Hours later, the body of the popular, 24-year-old teacher was found in nearby woods, partly covered by leaves. She had been raped and her throat had been slit with a box cutter. Near her body was a note reading, "I hate you all."
National & World New search for ship, 33 lost off Bahamas in Hurricane Joaquin
U.S. Coast Guard aircraft searched Saturday in the waters of the southeastern Bahamas for a cargo ship with 33 people on board that lost power and began taking on water as powerful Hurricane Joaquin roared across the sprawling archipelago.
National & World Doctors Without Borders leaves Afghan city after airstrike (Video)
The International medical charity Doctors Without Borders said on Sunday it had withdrawn from the northern Afghan city of Kunduz after a deadly airstrike destroyed its hospital and killed 19 people, as the U.S. and Afghan governments vowed to get to the bottom of the carnage.
National & World How drunk? Estimates questioned in drunken-driving cases
The way prosecutors see it, Oneil Sharpe Jr. was drunk when he raced down a Long Island highway at nearly 100 mph this summer and slammed into a car carrying a family home from a church gathering, causing a fiery wreck that killed a father and his two children.

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Getting a driver’s license is a big milestone for teenagers and their families. But along with that is the worry of rocketing insurance premiums.

Consumer Reports’ exhaustive study of insurance rates found just how high they go up when you add a teen driver.

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Business Weakness and strength: 7 snapshots of the US job market
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Consumer Tourism forecast looking promising for Yakima (Video)
YAKIMA, Wash. -- With autumn finally here, local business owners are hoping fall tourism picks up.

"That restaurant that's your favorite place to go to, that tourist traffic helps them to provide a great experience," said John Cooper, Yakima Valley Tourism President and CEO.