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House Russia probe in chaos over news Trump found in foreign surveillance reports

Two days after the directors of the FBI and the National Security Agency publicly repudiated Trump’s tweeted allegations about being wiretapped at Trump Tower by the Obama administration, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes tried Wednesday to revive those allegations with confusing revelations that Trump and his advisers turned up intelligence reports derived from court-ordered foreign surveillance. Democrats immediately cried foul, saying Nunes had shown himself unqualified to run an objective investigation by going public with the information before he’d shared it with other members of the committee.

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Richland forms new district, $20 car tab fee is next

The Richland City Council unanimously voted to establish a Transportation Benefit District, a precursor to imposing a new fee vehicles registered to addresses in the city. Richland says the new revenue will help build the Duportail Bridge and increase funding for street maintenance.

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Women of the World quartet performs at Amistad Elementary in Kennewick

The award-winning Women of the World group performs Wednesday for about 580 Amistad Elementary students in Kennewick. The international quartet presentation was sponsored by a grant from Community Concerts of Tri-Cities. The group’s singers explore sounds, rhythms and musical vocabulary from all over the world. They won the 2014 National USA Champions of Harmony Sweepstakes competition. Watch a video at tricityherald.com/video

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Benton County Fairgrounds building renovations

John Donley, Benton County Fairgrounds office manager, talks about the renovation of two buildings at the location in Kennewick.
Bob Brawdy Tri-City Herald
Benton County Fairgrounds building renovations 0:45

Benton County Fairgrounds building renovations

Women of the World quartet performs at Amistad Elementary in Kennewick 1:16

Women of the World quartet performs at Amistad Elementary in Kennewick

Gorsuch is an Originalist. What’s That? 1:44

Gorsuch is an Originalist. What’s That?

The fight for Bears Ears National Monument in southeast Utah 4:37

The fight for Bears Ears National Monument in southeast Utah