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Todd’s Take: How Much Would It Cost To Bring Your Favorite Band to the Central Washington State Fair?

With today's announcement of the entertainment lineup at the Central Washington State Fair there was almost immediately -- and predictably -- a backlash about the lack of star power or current acts.

Here's a sampling of some of the comments from Yakima Mayor Micah C

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Fair Announces 2015 Entertainment Schedule

Maddie & Tae, along with Parmalee, country legend John Anderson and rockers Blue Oyster Cult will headline the entertainment at this year's Central Washington State Fair. Announcing the acts Wednesday, State Fair Park President Greg Stewart noted there's a little something for everyone at the fair, which is Sept. 25-Oct. 4.

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City of Yakima’s Bicycle Plan Wants Your Opinion

If you are bicyclist and would like to have some input as to how the pathways, trails and bike facilities are planned for expansion and/or improved upon in the future, here is your chance!

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By:Matt CardyGetty Images News
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Top 5 Most Ridiculously Hot Days in Yakima

This weekend is forecast to be unseasonably hot here in the Yakima Valley, with high temperatures on Saturday and Sunday expected to reach 98 to 102 degrees.
Normally, the average high in June is 80. July is typically hottest month, averaging 88.

With that, we will still be short of approaching the all-time hottest days in recorded history out at the Yakima Airport Terminal.

Here are the five official hottest air temperatures in Yakima's history:

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Premiere Screening Of FX's "American Horror Story: Freak Show" - Red Carpet
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‘Amazon Eve’ Erika Ervin Added to the ‘Central City Comic Con’ Line-Up

Billed by several as the world's tallest model at 6-foot-8, actress Erika Ervin -- better known as Amazon Eve -- will be a special guest at this year's Central City Comic Con.

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Cherry Tree from Think Stock
Cherry Tree from Think Stock
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Need A Job? Cherry Pickers Wanted In Yakima Valley

Allan Brothers Fruit in Naches is looking for a few hundred good men and woman to help with their harvest that is underway.

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Photo by Kelly West
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The First Motorcycle Poker Run on a Golf Course — Mayhem & Miracles With Reckin’ Crue [PHOTOS]

I am very proud to be part of this community. I am especially proud that I am involved in the local bike club, the Reckin' Crue. They are all about charity and giving back to others. May 30 marked the second "Mayhem & Miracles" and the first poker run on a golf course. It was fantastic.

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‘Man Challenge’: The Perfect ‘Man’ Wedding

Everyone always says that a wedding is for the woman. Why? The woman usually makes it next to impossible for a man to even be part of the whole process. All the way from the music, the cake, the venue, to even the vows. Todd & Andy are asking you to tell us what your perfect 'man wedding' would be!

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Yakima Fails To Make Top 10 ‘Worst Places To Live In Washington’

This may be hard for some to believe but Yakima is NOT the worst city or town to live in the state of Washington.  In fact, it's not even in the top 10.

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Getty Images/Christopher Furlong
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Sunnyside Classroom Goes Paperless – Awesome For Students

Teacher Patrick Vincent's senior English class in Sunnyside WA is going paperless.

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No Winner For Power Ball and Mega Millions – My Favorite Places To Get A Ticket

I mentioned the other day that both lotto's were up past $100 million bucks! That number is increasing with each ticket of the Power Ball and Mega Millions. I have a few places that I have won over $100 bucks at. Because of this, they are my places I buy my tickets.

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Getty Images/Craig Mitchelldyer
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May 18 is the Anniversary of Mount St. Helens’ 1980 Eruption — Where Were You?

May 18 marks the 35th anniversary of Mount St. Helens erupting. Back in 1980, the massive Washington state volcano erupted, killing 57 and changing the lives of thousands.

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