Yasmeen Hassan

Anchor/Producer 6:30 News

"I'm honored to be able tell people's stories and be a part of this community."

She grew up all over the East Coast, but went to school in Tucson at the University of Arizona (Bear Down!). After graduating, Yasmeen moved to Phoenix to work in television, producing and reporting for Good Morning Arizona. She is excited about meeting new people, facing new challenges, and taking in everything that the Tri-Cities area has to offer. Yasmeen says the best part of her job is connecting to the community everyday.   YasmeenH@kvewtv.com @YasmeenKAPPKVEW https://www.facebook.com/YasmeenNews

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Attempted robbery at Yakima Arcade

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A man tried to rob the Yakima Arcade at 21 South Front Street around 2:30 a.m. on Friday.
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Washington legislators return to work

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After a four-day break, Washington lawmakers have returned to work for a special session to resolve the state's budget debate and other pending matters.
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Gov. Inslee signs Sheena's Law

  Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a law to allow family members to request notification from police when confiscated guns are returned. Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a law to allow family members to request notification from police when confiscated guns are returned.  
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County auditor will not allow district voting in Pasco

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  The auditor for Franklin County says he will not allow Pasco City Council candidates to be elected by districts in the general election. The auditor for Franklin County says he will not allow Pasco City Council candidates to be elected by districts in the general election.
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Free 'Make Music Day' festival coming in June

  A free annual festival celebrating music and music-making is coming to New York and more than 20 other U.S. cities. A free annual festival celebrating music and music-making is coming to New York and more than 20 other U.S. cities.  
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Washington exchange signs 170,000 for insurance

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About 170,000 Washington residents bought insurance through the state's health care exchange during open enrollment that ended last week.
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Inslee calls for legislative action

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In a brief Earth Day address delivered from the state Capitol grounds, Gov. Jay Inslee said the Legislature's impending special session should be used to advance an environment-friendly agenda.
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Class Size Initiative Could be Revised

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Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn says the Legislature can find some of the money it needs to answer the Washington Supreme Court's McCleary decision by transferring local level dollars into the state general fund.
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Suspect vehicle found in Hermiston homicide

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The Umatilla-Morrow County Major Crime Team is processing a vehicle that may be connected to the murder of 23-year-old Alonso Madrigal.
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Teen sentenced for death of veteran

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  The second teen accused of beating a World War II veteran to death during a robbery in Spokane has been sentenced to 16 years in prison under a plea deal in which he pleaded guilty to murder.     The second teen accused of beating a World War II veteran to death during a robbery in Spokane has been sentenced to 16 years in prison under a plea deal in which he pleaded guilty to murder.     
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Body found in Columbia River

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The Chelan County sheriff's office is investigating after a man's body was found in the Columbia River near Wenatchee.
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Suspect in kidnapping to appear in court

Sprague Kidnapping

The 15-year-old boy arrested in connection with an attempted kidnapping of a young child in a small eastern Washington community is scheduled to appear in court Friday afternoon.
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Will Ferrell makes a splash at spring training

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  Telling everyone "I'm a five-tool guy," Will Ferrell was off on his barnstorming tour Thursday through five Arizona spring training games. Telling everyone "I'm a five-tool guy," Will Ferrell was off on his barnstorming tour Thursday through five Arizona spring training games.  
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Survey Shows Students Think Pot is Not Harmful

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Washington high school students who participated in a statewide survey say marijuana is easy to get and they do not perceive any risk from smoking pot once or twice.
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Deputies arrest Sprague kidnapping suspect

Sprague Kidnapping

A 15 year old Sprague boy has been arrested on kidnapping charges for the attempted abduction of a 22-month-old child last weekend.
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Apple iTunes & App Stores Unavailable

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Apple's iTunes and app stores are suffering outages for all users on Wednesday.
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Washington Set to Protect Customers from Ticket Fraud

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Washington state is set to take action to protect consumers from ticket sales fraud and price gouging in the wake of complaints concerning Super Bowl ticket sales.
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Investigation Into Kitzhaber Email Leak

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A state agency has asked the Oregon State Police to investigate the disclosure of some of former Gov. John Kitzhaber's personal emails to a reporter.
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Washington Health Exchange Extends Enrollment

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The Washington health exchange signed up another 20,000 people for private health insurance over the weekend.
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Fans Petition NFL to Let Marshawn Lynch Not Talk

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A petition from a Seahawks fan asks the NFL to revise its media policy so that Marshawn Lynch does not have to talk with reporters after a game.
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