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Another great show above Ellensburg last night from an incoming solar storm from our sun. So a brilliant and amazing show each time. Look forward to many more.

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Offbeat Male cop dresses as Amish woman to stop flasher Male cop dresses as Amish woman to stop flasher
A western Pennsylvania police officer says he spent much of December and January dressed as an Amish woman in hopes of scaring off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children.

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Local Wanapum Dam modified to allow salmon to pass Wanapum Dam modified to allow salmon to pass
The modifications to the dam's fish ladders were needed after the water level was dropped to reduce pressure on a 65-foot crack in the dam. The changes will allow salmon to swim up the Columbia River to spawn.
Local Yard sale to benefit Relay for Life
The sale will be held Saturday, Apr. 26, in the parking lot of Shields Bag and Printing in Yakima. If you'd like to donate items for the event, you can bring them to Shields on Friday, Apr. 25.

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Sports Bud Selig calls replay start 'remarkable'
Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport's new replay system is working well despite a few problems during its first two weeks.
Sports Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement
Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016.

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National & World 284 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster 284 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster(Photo Gallery)
A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving more than 280 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters.
National & World Officer goes undercover as Amish woman to stop flasher
A male western Pennsylvania police officer has been dressing as an Amish woman -- along with a female officer from a neighboring department -- hoping to scare off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children.

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Technology Twitter buys data analytics partner Gnip
Twitter says it has bought its data partner Gnip, which provides analysis of the more than 500 million tweets its users share each day - to advertisers, academic institutions, politicians and other customers.
Technology Google buys drone maker Titan Aerospace
Google has bought Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones, saying it could help bring Internet access to remote parts of the world as well as solve other problems.

Health

Health DNA alternative to Pap smear sparks medical debate
A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear.
Health Dieters move past calories, food makers follow
The calorie counting that defined dieting for so long is giving way to other considerations, like the promise of more fiber or natural ingredients

Business

Business (New) U.S. home building up in March after frigid winter
U.S home construction rose moderately in March as builders resumed work at the end of a frigid winter. But applications for building permits slid, clouding the outlook for future construction.
Business (New) U.S. factory output extended solid gains in March
U.S. factory output rose further last month, extending strong growth from February after harsh weather had caused production to tumble in January. Manufacturers produced more furniture, clothing, chemicals and aerospace products.
Business (New) China's growth slows to 7.4 percent in 1st quarter
China's economic growth slowed further in the latest quarter but appeared strong enough to satisfy Chinese leaders who are trying to put the country on a more sustainable path without politically dangerous job losses.

Consumer

Consumer Tax day freebies
Tuesday is Tax Day and a number of companies – especially restaurants – will celebrate by offering Tax Day Freebies. Here are just a few of the many offers collected by DealNews.com:
Consumer Tinted glasses for migraines?
People who get migraines are often hypersensitive to light and other visual stimuli. And it seems, the color of that light can make a difference.