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Local Costs to fix Wanapum Dam estimated at $86.5 million Costs to fix Wanapum Dam estimated at $86.5 million
That total is about $25 million over the original estimate of $61 million for repairs to Wanapum, mitigation and lost revenue due to the need to lower the water levels behind the dam.
Local Missing Yakima man found dead Missing Yakima man found dead
Yakima police say the man who was reported missing by his family on Saturday, was found dead. Ernestino Garcia's body was found Monday morning.

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Local Costs to fix Wanapum Dam estimated at $86.5 million
That total is about $25 million over the original estimate of $61 million for repairs to Wanapum, mitigation and lost revenue due to the need to lower the water levels behind the dam.
Local Missing Yakima man found dead
Yakima police say the man who was reported missing by his family on Saturday, was found dead. Ernestino Garcia's body was found Monday morning.
Local Yakima Basin drought forces early use of stored water
The federal Bureau of Reclamation has had to start using stored reservoir water to supplement natural flows early because of a worsening drought in central Washington's Yakima Basin.

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YouNews Northern Lights Storm Ellensburg WA Northern Lights Storm Ellensburg WA
This magnetic storm is HUGE, and still going. Has reach KP 8 today. Would have stayed later to keep filming, but the clouds moved in. Let's hope it persists into the evening tonight also for more pictures.

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Underlining a change across the nation, nearly 9 out of 10 adults now say they have health insurance, according to an extensive survey released Monday. As recently as 2013, slightly more than 8 out of 10 had coverage.
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Employers in 31 U.S. states cut jobs last month as weak economic growth weighed on hiring and a slowdown in oil and gas drilling caused big job losses in some states.
Business Why McDonald's is still a powerhouse, despite troubles
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Business Low wages, trade deals luring auto plants and jobs to Mexico
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