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You Ask. We Investigate.® Chromium 6 Levels in Water at School Video included

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A local school alerts parents about elevated levels of Chromium 6 at Westside Elementary in Thermal.

The Coachella Valley Water District tells us water at the school is similar to that of many of their customers.

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Cathedral City

You Ask. We Investigate.® Water Continues To Flow Over Cathedral Canyon Drive Video included

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Despite the fact that it has not rained for more than a month in the Coachella Valley, water continues to flood over Cathedral Canyon Drive in Cathedral City. 

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You Ask. We Investigate. ® Whitewater Rest Area Closed Again Video included

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Truck drivers depend on rest stops.  "If there's not a safe place to park and you pull over to the side of the road or something like that then, you're creating a safety hazard," says Eric Rutledge who has been driving a big rig for nearly a decade. For truckers rest is critical. 

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You Ask.  We Investigate.® Secret on Your Receipt Video included

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With the new year the sales tax in California actually went down, but you may still be paying it.

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The Burning Question: How Do You Retire An American Flag?

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For many, the American flag the strongest symbol of national freedom, pride and love of country. But what do you do when the flag you hold so dearly is tattered beyond repair? Do you still use it? Throw it away? 

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You Ask. We Investigate ®: Taken For a Ride Video included

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Two years ago Marjorie Harrell suffered a medical emergency. Her son called 911. She says something was off with her Parkinson's medication. 

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A Rocky Road In Cathedral City Could Force Family To Sell Home

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Imagine saving your hard earned money for years and then investing every penny of that savings into a new home only to find out that something out of your control is making it nearly impossible to live there. 

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You Ask. We Investigate.® Dream Home Dilemma Video included

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It's the American dream: owning your own home.

Some families in the Coachella Valley are facing a dream home dilemma, and they are blaming the Coachella Valley Housing Coalition.

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You Ask. We Investigate. ® Too Nutty for El Paseo Video included

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When you walk down El Paseo Drive, there's no doubt it's fancy. It's filled with brand name boutiques like Gucci and Burberry. And then you see this store: 'Try My Nuts'. You can't miss the big blue sign.

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The Defender: Accused Cop Killers Lawyer Talks Exclusively To KMIR

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On Saturday October 8th, 2016 veteran officer Gil Vega and officer Leslie Zerebny, a new mom, responded to a call of domestic violence at a home on North Cyprus Road in Palm Springs. As the 2 officers approached the home they were gunned at the front door. Police arrested known gang member John Hernandez Felix after a 12 hour stand-off. Felix, 26, was captured alive around 12:50 a.m. the following day. At his arraignment he was charged in part with 2 counts of murder, 1 count of a...

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Drivers Concerned About Dangerous Pothole Video included

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While many may be happy about getting some much needed rain in the Coachella Valley, the recent storms have wrecked havoc on roads throughout the desert. A large pothole on Thousand Palms Canyon Trail in Desert Hot Springs prompted one viewer to write to KMIR News. 

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You Ask. We Investigate. ® Coyotes in Neighborhoods Video included

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People in the valley have seen coyotes lately. Emma Baldwin with The Living Desert says there's a couple of reasons for this, "It is the very beginning of their breeding season so, here in the desert coyotes will typically start getting together to breed in January, February ... in addition we've had a lot of different weather lately ... they could be more active with the rain or less active depending on food sources." 

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You Ask. We Investigate. ® Cyclist's Rules of the Road

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Sometimes people on bicycles don't heed stop signs. Scott Mckelvey, avid cyclist and manager of Palm Desert Cyclery says that's a dangerous habit, "You don't know what the driver's going to do, you've got to stop," adding there's a simple reason for cyclists do it, "every time you stop it takes more work to get going, so a lot of guys don't want to lose that momentum." 

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You Ask. We Investigate. ® Canceling Deceased Relative's Cell Phone Contract Video included

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Deborah's uncle died in September. As the person in charge of his estate, she's been settling his affairs. One has proven to be impossible: canceling his T-Mobile cell phone account. 

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You Ask. We Investigate. ® Unmarked Road Video included

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If you drive on Miles Ave. in Indio you may have noticed the street has been repaved. That's a good thing. Not so good: the lanes are not marked. We asked the City of Indio to ask why its taking so long. 

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You Ask. We Investigate. ® Coot Shoot

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The Desert Princess Country Club and Resort in Cathedral City sent out a notice to its members alerting them of a Coot shoot on January 11, 2017. 

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2016 Deadly Year For I-10 Freeway

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The number of traffic collisions on the 10 freeway between Dillon Road and Desert Center in 2016 has doubled from the year before, according to figures from the California Department Of Transportation.

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You Ask. We Investigate.® Woman Swindled When Buying Car For Son

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A Desert Hot Springs woman says she was swindled Monday from a man who sold her a car with a suspicious car title.

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You Ask. We Investigate.® The Clinton Foundation's Impact In The Desert

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You Ask, We Investigate can apply to the world of sports as well. KMIR received multiple emails asking for an investigation into how much money the Clinton Foundation received from Desert Classic

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