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Love in a shoebox arrives for Rwandan children

When a gift-filled shoebox is placed in the hands of Rwandan children, it often holds the very thing that child wanted. Tricia MacFarlan saw firsthand the miracles when she traveled this summer with an Operation Christmas Child team to the developing country.

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Kitty in car crash only had a prayer

When the family van rolled on the highway, Cleo the cat jumped through a shattered window and fled the scene. How could a 7-month-old kitten possibly survive harsh winter temperatures and preying coyotes? Most people would think it didn’t have a prayer.

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Accidental actress portrays Corrie ten Boom

It seemed the young woman had been handed an assignment, one that in her mind was certainly not for her. The very thought of taking on such a task – the portrayal of Holocaust survivor Corrie ten Boom — made Susie Sandager’s knees tremble.

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Store has sweet ‘ingredient’

In a flurry of Christmas shopping, Lucy Luginbill stumbles upon a chocolate shop that would make even Willy Wonka’s eyes widen. She soon discovered there was a special ingredient and a story to tell.

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French restaurant in Richland enjoys recipe for success

Jason LaBarge enjoyed creative cooking as a young boy, but never envisioned owning a French restaurant someday. A twist of fate put Jason on a path to learning culinary skills and an eventual degree. Chef Jason LaBarge and wife Jennifer believe faith has been key in their opening Lepice on Gage Blvd., in Richland.

He is only a sophomore at Kennewick High, but he is an accomplished inventor

Kennewick High School’s Nikhil Devanathan talks about an air quality sensor he created along with a phone app to read the data.
Noelle Haro-Gomez