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There Is a Library In Washington That Features Unpublished Books

We all love a good book but what about books that are never published?

There are some people who enjoy reading manuscripts of unpublished works and now there is a library right here in Washington State that displays those works.

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Answer to Big Question I Have Every Memorial Day

According to a U.S. Army Facebook page:

A coin left on a headstone lets the deceased soldier’s family know that somebody stopped by to pay their respect...

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Can You Guess the Washington Town Named to Honor the Beer Industry?

And no, it's not Olympia!! Hint: Before the name change, it used to be Tutusville, WA...

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The Ape Cave Near Mount St. Helens Named After Bigfoot Sightings is an Adventure for All [VIDEO]!

 

If you’re an outdoors kind of person, then the Ape Cave should be on your list of hikes to do (at least twice) before you die.

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You Can’t Visit Tri-Cities’ Most Significant Cultural Attraction — It’s Underwater

Imagine allowing the ground under the Eiffel Tower to get soggy and tip over. Or the Roman Colosseum getting washed out. Or the Great Wall of China end up at the bottom of a river...

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You’ll Be Able to Dive to See the Titanic in 2018! But It will Cost you…

Titanic. I mention the iconic ship, and I'm pretty sure that visions of Jack and Rose have popped in to your head. "I'm the king of the world...

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Today I Learned: Doolittle’s Raiders Were From Pendleton!

After Pearl Harbor the U.S. wanted to retaliate against the Japanese so stunt-plane pilot Lt. Col. James Doolittle was tapped to figure out how to get the bombers there (he had a reputation for crazy antics)...

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Yakima River Flooding, modern times (Benton County Emergency Services)
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1948 Yakima, Columbia River Flood Did $50 Million in Damages

The history of the Yakima River flooding spans many decades, but the 1948 flood that included the Columbia River was one of the biggest. This picture is from 6-7 years ago, from Benton County Emergency Services.

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Merriam-Webster Has a Surreal Choice for Its 2016 Word of the Year

This was a very fitting word to describe the last 12 months.

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Family Hoping BIG Reward Will Help Crack Two 8-Year-Old Murder Cases

8 years ago, Bill Walker, who was 69 at the time, was killed by a pipe bomb in Moses Lake. Now, his family has teamed with Crime Stoppers, and hoping a $10K reward will breathe new life into this unsolved murder, as well as another similar crime hours later.

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Throwback Thursday: Who Remembers Richland’s Sewage Plant?

Who remembers when there was a giant waste treatment facility on George Washington Way at the entrance to Richland? I don't know when it disappeared, but I think it was sometime between 1990 and 2000. Anyone know?

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Throwback Thursday: The Health Spa That Killed Its Patients

About 100 years ago there was a sanitarium -- a type of health spa for people with minor mental health issues -- in Olalla, Washington, that used fasting as a way to fix people's health.

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