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KOHO 101 Week In Review – December 14, 2019

KOHO 101 has your three-minute recap of this week’s top local news stories – from the closure of Highway 20 and a failed B&O tax in Wenatchee, to Apple Blossom Royalty candidates and a Link Transit open house in Leavenworth.

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KOHO Five @ 5:00 – Friday, December 13, 2019

Marcus Bellissimo wraps up today’s top news stories in your KOHO Five @ 5. Ahead on the Five @ 5; The Washington Apple Commission is proposing a new Washington specialty license plate to celebrate Washington apples …… Gov. Jay Inslee wants to make mass shootings less likely in the state by banning the sale of…

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B&O Tax Proposal Dies Before Wenatchee City Council

The Wenatchee City Council will not impose a business tax on Confluence Health, but left the door open for further deliberation next year. Last night in a packed council chamber, the council held a public hearing on the proposed two-tenths-of-one-percent (.2%) Business and Occupation tax. About a dozen speakers got up to voice opposition, including…

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East Wen. Mayor-Elect Crawford on Swearing In, Getting Started

East Wenatchee will have a new mayor next year for the first time in 20 years after Jerrilea Crawford was chose by voters in last month’s general election. Crawford joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about the transition process with outgoing Mayor Steve Lacey, finalizing the 2020 budget and long-term initiatives.

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New State Booster Seat Law Takes Effect Jan. 1

Starting January 1, some middle school kids could be rolling up in the carpool line and hopping out of their booster seats. That’s after Gov. Jay Inslee signed stricter car seat regulations into law, meaning children shorter than 4 feet 9 inches must sit in a booster seat. Children under 13 years old must sit…

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KOHO Five @ 5:00 – Thursday, December 12, 2019

Marcus Bellissimo wraps up today’s top news stories in your KOHO Five @ 5. Ahead on the Five @ 5; Heavy snow expected in the Cascades tonight……The Washington State Patrol says you can decorate your home and tree with Christmas lights but ask you don’t decorate your car with them…… Washingtonians will soon have access…

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Leave Christmas Lights At Home, State Patrol Says

It’s Christmas time, which means decorating the tree, your house and maybe slapping some reindeer antlers on Fido. But when it comes to your car, it’s best to leave the festive lights at home. Marcus Bellissimo has more from the Wash. State Patrol.

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