Signs promising as deadline nears for emptying Hanford waste tank

Work appears to have stopped to empty Tank AY-102 at the Hanford nuclear reservation less than two weeks until a March 4 deadline to have the double shell tank with an interior leak emptied enough to determine the cause of the leak. The Department of Energy will notify the Washington State Department of Ecology when it is through with radioactive waste retrieval.

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Robotic-assisted bariatric surgery comes to the Tri-Cities

Dr. Wanda Good, medical director of Lourdes' Center for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, is bringing robotic-assisted bariatric surgery to the Tri-Cities with the first surgery being performed in late January. Monthly patient information seminars for the program providing metabolic and bariatric surgery are free and available to the public, visit lourdesbariatrics.com for more information.
Robotic-assisted bariatric surgery comes to the Tri-Cities 1:35

Robotic-assisted bariatric surgery comes to the Tri-Cities

Car-sized sea creature surprises South Carolina fishermen 0:47

Car-sized sea creature surprises South Carolina fishermen

Watch this guy's last-second leap to avoid being hit by high-speed train 0:30

Watch this guy's last-second leap to avoid being hit by high-speed train

For one rider, the best part of TROT is simple — riding the horses 1:03

For one rider, the best part of TROT is simple — riding the horses