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YAKIMA — For the first time in more than 30 years, pit-bull terriers will soon be legal in Yakima.
The Yakima City Council voted 5-2 Tuesday to lift a decades-old ban on the dogs. Council members Holly Cousens and Kay Funk voted against lifting the ban.
Starting Sept. 23, Yakima residents will be able to legally bring pit bulls into the city.
The “yes” vote wasn’t without trepidation from some council members.
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