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West Nile Virus Detected in Yakima County — How to Protect Yourself

The Yakima County Mosquito Control has been notified that a local sample has tested positive for the West Nile virus. The mosquito was off of East Selah Road. Although you should still feel safe, here are some ways to protect yourself straight from the Yakima County Mosquito Control:

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When is it Appropriate to Call 911 on the Fourth of July?

It's our Independence Day! The Fourth of July usually means fireworks, grilling and having fun in the hot, hot sun. Unfortunately, when you put all those things together, accidents can happen and you need to get help. But how do you know if your situation is serious enough to call busy 911 dispatchers, who may already be dealing with other life-or-death situations? Here are some helpful guidelines from the state fire marshal.

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Oompa Loompa Dances On "Charlie And The Chocolate Factory" Billboard
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Deep Roy Added to the Central City Comic Con Line-Up

Update: Deep Roy had to cancel his appearance due to scheduling conflict.

Deep Roy, as you may know as every Oompa-Loompa in the recent Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as well as the snail racer in the 80s movie The Neverending Story, will be a special guest at this year's Central City Comic Con in Yakima in October.

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McTuff via Facebook

Seattle Band ‘McTuff’, ‘Cracker Factory’ and Local Favorite ‘Nikki J’ Live at Downtown Summer Nights

Seattle band McTuff will be gracing the stage at Downtown Summer Nights tonight for a free concert. They, as well as us, would love to see you down there on 4th street starting at 5:00 p.m. as it's the kick-off party for the first Downtown Summer Nights of the season.

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Join the ‘Central City Cosplayers’ for Free Comic Book Day’ at ‘Ron’s Coin & Collectibles’ May 2

Saturday (May 2) is nationally recognized as 'Free Comic Book Day.' Comic book stores around the country are participating -- if you stop by their store you'll get a free comic book! Ron's Coin and Collectibles and the Central City Cosplayers are taking it one step further by offering you a chance to score some free prizes, including free admission to Yakima's Central City Comic Con which is coming up in October.

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