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New burger shop owner hopes to whet Mabton appetites

MABTON – Laura Vasquez wants people to just visit and try her food once, because she believes that once they try it, people will be coming back for more.

Unemployment benefits manual no longer being mailed to all applicants

Internet access is now so available in Washington that the Employment Security Department expects to use it to deliver key benefit information that until now automatically went out by mail.

‘Millennials’ must plan for short- and long-term goals

If you’re one of the “millennials” — the generation that began in the early 1980s — you are still in the early stages of your career.

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Prosser man cleaning Lower Valley carpets

Todd Taylor is hoping to get the word out that there is a Chem-Dry franchise serving the Lower Valley again.

Stay green with Social Security

For years, Social Security has been at the forefront of offering convenient, easy-to-use, and secure online services.

Get online with Social Security

Social Security services are now available online through a “My Social Security” account, including a replacement for benefit statements formerly mailed out by the department.

Financial ‘spring cleaning’ can brighten your investment picture

The days are getting longer and warmer — a sure indication of the arrival of spring.

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RadioShack downsizing

RadioShack Corporation announced plans last week to close up to 1,100 stores as part of its effort to turn around its declining sales, but there is no word yet on whether the Sunnyside location will be one of them.

Don’t be stressed about fraud

If you fall victim to fraud, it can really stress you out, not to mention damage your credit score and wallet.

Questions and answers with Social Security

My neighbor said my kids, 8 and 15, might be eligible for survivors’ benefits since their mother died. Are they?

Take steps to protect your family business

There’s nothing more important in the world to you than your family.

Unemployment rate on the decline in Yakima County

The Employment Security Department has released its most recent labor summary, prepared this past December.

Dust off your financial plan

Spring is just around the corner, but before you get started with your spring-cleaning perhaps another matter deserves some dusting off-that long-term financial plan.

Smart financial moves for women

On March 8, we observe International Women’s Day, a celebration of women’s economic, political and social achievements.