Local News

Residents in the Canton area recall a tragic police shot.

By The Advocate News A tragic officer-involved shooting in a Canton neighborhood was investigated by the GBI on Wednesday morning. About 2:20 a.m., Canton police officers were dispatched to the Towne Mill community off Fate Conn Road to investigate a suspicious person report. Gunshots rang out in the 700 block of Midway Avenue after some

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Local News

A woman was injured in an early morning gunshot.

By Charles Opara Kennewick police are investigating a shooting at a Seventh Avenue party on Tuesday early that left one person with a gunshot wound to the arm. Around 3 a.m., a party in the 2900 block of West Seventh Avenue had garnered police attention. Kennewick police Lt. Jason Kiel said individuals complained about the

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Local News

In Tacoma, a motorcyclist was killed after running a red light.

By Charles Opara According to the Tacoma Police Department, a car crash early Wednesday morning in Central Tacoma killed one man and caused traffic closures for many hours. According to authorities, the accident happened around 1:40 a.m. at the junction of South 19th Street and Sprague Avenue. A southbound motorcycle on Sprague crossed a red

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Opinion

Biafra: We’ll chase Fulani terrorists out of Southeast —IPOB

By Seum Opejobi The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Thursday warned that Fulani terrorists masquerading as herders are not welcome in the Southeast. IPOB explained that Fulani terrorists masquerading as herders are raping and killing the vulnerable in the region. Emma Powerful, the spokesman of IPOB, however, said the group is not against Hausas

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Editorial

Keep an eye out for the coronavirus.

By Charles Opara Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, there is an understandable and unstoppable desire for normalcy. However, in order to limit COVID-19’s spread, more than the methods used so far at high-profile events in 2022 are required. The recent return of the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, which was staged not long after

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Breaking News

Covid-19 is declared a “serious emergency” by North Korea.

By The Advocate News After more than two years of ostensibly keeping the epidemic at bay, North Korea confirmed its first-ever case of Covid-19 on Thursday, calling it a “serious national emergency incident.” Samples retrieved from people sick with fever in Pyongyang on Sunday were “consistent with” the virus’ highly transmissible Omicron form, according to the

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Relationship

Be a positive role model to your child

By Ijeoma Thomas-Odia Every parent should be a role model to his or her child. Your child is always watching what you do; he/she sees how you handle your emotions, stress, reactions and interactions especially with others. While it is in your territory to raise, provide and nurture your child, it is also important to constantly

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Local News

Washington has higher gas prices than the rest of the country.

By Charles Opara For years, Washingtonians have paid a higher gas price. Despite having five oil refineries in the Puget Sound area, Washington has some of the highest gasoline prices in the country. According to The Advocate News’ research of retail pump prices provided by AAA, the discrepancy has risen over the last decade. The

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