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Free tax prep help starts Saturday

Free tax prep help starts Saturday

Free tax help will now be available starting February 1 for low to moderate income individuals preparing their taxes. 

About 100 AARP volunteers will be on hand over the next month providing services to the community.

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Deadly crash on detour around deadly crash

Deadly crash on detour around deadly crash »Play Video
Two people died and a third person injured in a 3-vehicle crash on Highway 99 Thursday morning (left). One person later died in a crash on the detour route around the crash scene (right).

Two people died in a 3-vehicle crash on Highway 99 Thursday morning, and a third person died in a crash on the detour around the initial crash scene, state police said.

Thurston Spirit Squad: 'Go out there and be brave, and just stand up for your school'

Thurston Spirit Squad: 'Go out there and be brave, and just stand up for your school' »Play Video
The students who participate stand a little taller.

When the Spirit Squad performs at Thurston High School, everyone is on their feet.

Students are singing along, clapping their hands. Labels dissapear, and the school becomes one.

The Spirit Squad started 4 years ago when a student, Heidi Brown, decided to put it together for her senior project.

The team is made up of special needs students coached by student leaders.


 

Explosion rocks used auto parts store in Lakewood

Explosion rocks used auto parts store in Lakewood »Play Video
A storage tank exploded at a Lakewood used auto parts store, sending flames and a thick plume of black smoke high into the air.

Man, 83, hit by car in lobby of medical building dies

Man, 83, hit by car in lobby of medical building dies
The car crashed through the entry way, hitting a man as he was entering the lobby.

An 83-year-old man hit by an out-of-control car as he walked into the lobby of a medical office building Friday morning died from his injuries Wednesday.

Public tours new Oregon State Hospital in Junction City

Public tours new Oregon State Hospital in Junction City »Play Video

The new Oregon State Hospital campus is open for tours Thursday.

The $84 million psychiatric facility has been in the works for years.