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Where I'm at in South central Eastern Wa. I get a lot of fighter jets from Whidbey Island Navel air station and when it get's real active watch the news, theirs something happening somewhere. Today was my first time seeing two Apache helicopters "Fully armed" doing a low level tree line exercise.

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Local West Nile Virus confirmed in Yakima County resident
In recent weeks one resident and three horses in Yakima County have tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). Meanwhile, multiple mosquito samples collected by Yakima County Mosquito Control have tested positive for WNV.

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Consumer Clearing mail alert confusion: Is your mortgage or privacy at risk?  Clearing mail alert confusion: Is your mortgage or privacy at risk? (Video)
When someone you don't know sends an email about your federal tax information, it's understandable that you'd be cautious. It's equally understandable that you'd question an unsolicited letter from lawyers talking about trustee changes at your mortgage company. KOMO viewers contacted the Problem Solvers- with questions about both.

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Technology Tech Tips: Windows 10 privacy settings worth checking
Microsoft's new Windows 10 system offers more personalization than before, but it also collects more data than people might be used to on PCs, from contacts and appointments to their physical location and even Wi-Fi passwords.
Technology What's in a billion? Facebook users hit milestone in 1 day
You, your mom, your grandma and elementary school buddy Lawrence might have been some of the billion people who logged in to Facebook on Monday — the first time that has happened in a single day. That's right, one billion people, or one-seventh of the Earth's population.

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Health Study: Tiny, wireless pacemaker could be surgery-free option
A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says. Some doctors, however, say there are lingering safety questions and warned patients not to rush to get the new technology.
Health Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drug
Amgen Inc. has won federal approval for the second medicine in a new class of pricey biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more than older statin drugs that have been used for decades.
Health Nickelodeon show profiles dying children
Even though Linda Ellerbee has addressed many tough topics with young audiences before, it took a decade before Nickelodeon approved her idea of a "Nick News" episode where children with terminal illnesses talk about their lives.

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Consumer Tick danger in Autumn (Video)
You may think your risk of getting Lyme disease ends when the weather starts to cool,but by fall, adult ticks have had more time to become infected with disease-causing bacteria. Consumer Reports has some tips on how to protect yourself.
Consumer Refunds not guaranteed for wildfire-related lodging cancellations (Video)
Northwest wildfires are ruining a lot of vacations and burning budgets for many families who paid in advance for a vacation rental. Some establishments offer full refunds, but when you lose lodging due to a wildfire or any other natural disaster, there's no such thing as an automatic refund guarantee.
Consumer Safety Alert: Ground Beef (Video)
That hamburger you're grilling could contain harmful bacteria, and unless you cook it thoroughly, could make you sick. Consumer Reports tested 300 packages of ground beef and has advice for you on buying and cooking ground beef.
Consumer Appliances for your first apartment (Video)
Whether you have a college student living off campus this fall or you’re a recent grad settling into your first apartment, chances are you need to stock up with the comforts of home.

Consumer Reports tests all sorts of small appliances and can help with some recommendations.
Consumer Fridges to keep food fresh (Video)
Americans are buying more and more fresh foods and refrigerator manufacturers are trying to keep pace. Consumer Reports brought several refrigerators into their labs to see how they stack up.